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10 top-tier American golf resorts for instruction

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10 top-tier American golf resorts for instruction

Stay, play, practise, and get better at these reputable venues.

One of the most well-known instructors in the game is moving.

The Golfzon Leadbetter World Headquarters will open at Reunion Resort in Kissimmee, Florida, in the fall of 2022. David Leadbetter, whose star students have included major champions Charl Schwartzel, Patrick Reed, Michelle Wie, and a slew of other well-known pros, will be the benefactor of the facility. The Leadbetter Golf Academy will relocate from its longtime position at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate to Reunion, which is two miles away.

Leadbetter’s headquarters, the global flagship of a golf education company with more than 30 facilities across four continents, will be in Reunion. Leadbetter will have plenty of space and modern equipment to work with at Reunion for him and his stable of coaches and instructors. In addition to the resort’s existing academy space at the opposite end of one of its two sizable driving ranges, its 54 holes serve as a sizable classroom. Golfzon Leadbetter will use a variety of indoor technology, including club fitting, fitness, and biomechanics-related devices, in addition to on-range golf ball tracking there. Additionally, the Korean business Golfzon, which collaborates with Leadbetter on the project, will provide two golf simulators.

Reunion will likely become one of America’s most popular resorts for golfers looking to enjoy a variety of top-notch golf courses and hone their skills as a result of this move. The following examples of comparable standouts:

The Biltmore in Coral Gables, Florida, hosts the Jim McLean Golf School.

Miami’s Biltmore Hotel Compared to Reunion, Coral Gables only has one golf course, but it’s a gem—a 1926 Donald Ross original that architect Brian Silva just finished restoring. Jim McLean, one of the top American golf instructors of the past 50 years, also calls it home. McLean and his large staff of coaches—among them The Golf Fix presenter Devan Bonebrake—work with all levels of golfers, from amateurs to PGA Tour professionals.

Golf school BOYNE in Harbor Springs, Michigan

Northern Michigan, one of the top summer golf destinations in America, is home to BOYNE Golf, which consists of 10 courses scattered across three separate locations. The BOYNE Golf Academy at the Highlands at Harbor Springs offers good value for anyone looking to improve and take use of the resorts, much like its golf courses. Couples’ golf schools lasting two days in 2022 will also provide hotel discounts in addition to range time, unlimited golf, and an on-course lesson.

Sea Island Resort’s golf performance centre is located on Georgia’s St. Simons Island.

The majority of PGA Tour players that reside in Georgia’s Golden Isles frequently visit Sea Island in addition to exclusive clubs like Frederica and Ocean Forest. The 17,000 square foot Performance Center and one of the top practise facilities in golf are both located on Sea Island, so it’s not surprising. A high-tech putting studio created by famous instructor Phil Kenyon and indoor/outdoor hitting bays add to the perception that golf isn’t golf if you can’t practise it at Sea Island.

the Kohler Golf Academy in Kohler, Wisconsin’s Destination Kohler

Since Kohler has hosted prestigious tournaments and pilgrimage-worthy courses for more than 20 years, a top-notch golf academy makes sense to be located at the intersection of these two characteristics. The Kohler Golf Academy provides a variety of different multi-student golf schools, ranging from one-day intensives to four-day immersions, in addition to private instruction and junior clinics. A one-day, five-hour practise that incorporates yoga as the foundation for helping golfers improve distance off the tee is noteworthy for anyone aiming to smash the ball farther.

Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida’s TPC Sawgrass is home to the PGA Tour Performance Center.

The location of the PGA Tour’s premier event also houses a performance centre designed to aid amateur golfers as well as the general public. A solid team of teachers, lead by Todd Anderson, who has worked with dozens of PGA Tour players including Brandt Snedeker, Billy Horschel, and Davis Love III, have been drawn to TPC Sawgrass’ expansive facilities. One of the top putting instructors in the world, Mike Shannon, is on Anderson’s staff of instructors.

In Pebble Beach, California, there is a golf academy.

In addition to being a must-visit location in coastal California, Pebble Beach Resorts’ comprehensive commitment to golfer development makes it an excellent spot to improve your game. Laird Small, a consistently well-regarded coach, and his staff make use of cutting-edge indoor and outdoor facilities, including the sophisticated RoboGolfPro, a device that takes golfers step-by-step through a mechanically sound golf swing.

In Pinehurst, North Carolina, there is a Pinehurst Golf Academy in the resort.

One of America’s most thriving academies is a logical fit for Pinehurst, a resort with ten golf courses and a thriving membership, especially for group business. Daily rounds of golf are a part of multi-day schools, which also provide parent/child programmes and women’s golf retreats.

Carlsbad, California’s Omni La Costa Resort and Spa houses the Golf Performance Institute.

To play excellent golf, you need to feel and look good, right? In order to achieve “Golf Fit,” the academy at the Omni La Costa places a major emphasis on fitness. Director of Instruction A.J. Avoli frequently fills in to help manage the PFC Fitness Camp, which combines golf, workout techniques, nutrition coaching, and even running-stride analysis.

Farmington, Pennsylvania’s Nemacolin Resort Golf Academy

Nemacolin is a little less well-known than other multi-course resorts in America, but it is nevertheless well worth visiting due to its eccentric character, wide range of activities, and two enjoyable Pete Dye golf courses. Additionally, its Golf Academy provides a variety of services, including private TrackMan bay bookings, group golf clinics, and even new-golfer bootcamps. With features like TrackMan Range, four roomy hitting bays, and a 1,000-square-foot putting studio, the academy’s indoor facilities underwent a recent overhaul that aims to combine education with enjoyment.

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