This post is the beginning of a series of Hong Kong Golf Instruction news from around the world. Many of our students travel the world and ask us about the best place to take golf lessons when travelling, so we’ll be covering all the latest Hong Kong Golf Instruction news going forward.
The first Hong Kong Golf Instruction news is that PGA National Announces World-Class Golf Instruction Three prestigious academies, top-flite instructors, five championship courses
PGA National Resort & Spa – home of the PGA TOUR Honda Classic and former Ryder Cup venue – announces its world-class Golf Academy features premier instructors, innovative programs, state-of-the-art fitness and PGA TOUR-level club fitting.
PGA National has the distinction of being home to both the David Leadbetter Golf Academy and Dave Pelz Scoring Game School. The resort additionally offers Every Ball Counts – the world’s first science-based, statistics-driven training system for golf improvement at its off-site Estates Course. Loft Golf will bring out the best in a player’s game with its custom PGA TOUR-level club fitting as well.
“With five championship courses, incredible instructors with pioneering programs, custom club fitting, and a magnificent new fitness center, PGA National has become the premier destination for golfers of any and all abilities to improve their game,” says Frank Calaguire, Principal and Managing Director. Now, those students looking for Hong Kong Golf Instruction news at the Hong Kong Golf School can get lessons at PGA National.
Long known as one of the true innovators in instruction, David Leadbetter’s creative teaching methods set the gold standard for improvement from beginners to golfing superstars like Ernie Els, Michelle Wie and Trevor Immelman. Multi-day schools are offered as well as two- and three-day retreats and private lessons.
The “Score-Focused” program at PGA National is developed by Dave Petz, the game’s foremost authority on the short game and putting. The curriculum encompasses distance wedge shots, pitching, chipping, sand play and putting. PGA TOUR professionals such as Phil Mickelson, Vijay Singh and Mike Weir have all relied upon Pelz’s master instruction. A variety of classes are available.
Every Ball Counts offers players of all levels a unique goal-based improvement methodology validated by PGA TOUR players and elite Olympic athletes for over 30 years. The training center is specifically designed to seamlessly incorporate all aspects of golf performance. A key focus at Every Ball Counts is to develop a knowledge and understanding of the desired mental state conducive to the production of efficient and repeatable golf swings. EBC teaches the player to perform the same golf swing whether in practice, club championships or The Masters.
PGA National also offers individual golf lessons from PGA Instructor and Certified Titleist Performance Institute Level 2 Coach Steve Cox. Cox is passionate about teaching all skill levels and assisting elite professionals. He’s a Certified Trackman Coach as well as an expert on new player development programs backed by the PGA of America, Titleist Performance Institute, and Aimpoint Green Reading.
Few destinations have a better facility for improving golf fitness. The Titleist Performance certified trainers at the resort’s new 33,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Sports & Racquet Club (SRC) work directly with the Golf Academy to ensure each individual golfer is working on specific functional movements. They additionally create specific exercise programs based on body types.
Golfers preferring to work out on their own have unlimited resources at the SRC. Equipment includes rebounders for medicine ball torso rotation exercises as well as an array of balance and strength equipment including BOSU balance balls, TRX Rip Trainers and Suspension trainers, stability balls, foam rollers and even a Power Plate for those who truly want to bring their game to a new level.
The resort’s iBAR in its hotel lobby has a cool modern vibe that many PGA professional players feel is the best bar scene on the PGA TOUR schedule. It’s an ideal stop to grab a bite to eat and relax with a cold drink after a day of golf.
For more information on all aspects of the Golf Academy as well as information on playing one of PGA National’s five championship courses, visit pgaresort.com or call 561.227.2690.
About PGA National Resort & Spa
Fresh off its comprehensive $125 million revitalization, PGA National Resort & Spa is a world-class golf, spa, vacation and meetings destination. The South Florida locale offers 90 holes of championship golf on five courses including the famed Champion Course, home to the popular PGA TOUR Honda Classic and legendary “Bear Trap.”
A distinguishing highlight at PGA National is its new 33,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Sports & Racquet Club (SRC). The impressive new facility features the latest exercise equipment, indoor racquet ball court, three aerobics studios with new sound systems, five-lane saltwater lap pool, spin room with video road mapping, indoor volleyball court, two Pickleball / POP tennis courts, and19 Har Tru tennis courts (11 lit for night play).
PGA National offers customized suites ideal for weddings, golf “buddy trips” and spa aficionados. Its numerous multi-use settings include a permanent, lakeside wedding venue with stunning vistas; scenic Lakeside Lawn perfect for receptions; iDeck – a new 3,000-square-foot terrace ideal for indoor / outdoor dining and entertaining; “Bar 91” 19th hole bar and grill; 40,000 square feet of self-contained conference and event space; and seven on-site restaurants and lounges including its acclaimed chef-driven Ironwood Steak & Seafood.
The Spa at PGA National is a 40,000-square-foot oasis of tranquility featuring 32 treatment rooms and areas with 100 diverse treatments, the exclusive “Waters of the World” outdoor mineral pools, full-service salon and relaxing lounge areas.
Conveniently located within easy driving distance of major Florida population centers, the AAA Four Diamond resort is 15 minutes from Palm Beach International Airport (PBI), one hour from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) and 90 minutes from Miami International Airport (MIA).
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