PGA of America 2009 National Teacher of the Year
LPGA 2006 National Teacher of the Year
"One of America's Top Five Greatest Teachers" - Golf Digest Magazine
"One of America's Top 25 Golf Schools" - Golf Magazine
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Mike Bender Golf Academy
Full-day Golf Schools
All programs include the following:
Instruction with one of the most highly-trained teaching staffs in America.
Unlimited practice balls.
Use of the academy practice areas including our unique wedge range.
Use of the MEGSA Perfect Practice Equipment designed by Mike Bender.
A Mike Bender take-home instructional notebook.
A DVD of your swing including your instructors recommendations.
Green fees and cart fees (if you choose to play golf).
Lunch at Magnolia Plantation.
Welcome gift pack.
SAMPLE ITINERARY AND PRICING
Full Day School 5 hours of instruction plus a playing lesson
9:00am Morning Session
Meet Your Instructor - Discuss your game and review our mental golf profiler. Establish goals based on your discussion and profile results. (The profiler is completed online prior to attending the school).
Full Swing Lesson Using the V1 Video System your instructor will video your swing and discuss changes to be made. Implement changes on the practice range with instructor and in the MEGSA Perfect Practice Equipment designed by Mike Bender. MEGSA is one of the best systems for implementing swing changes in all of golf.
Short Game Shots - Instruction on the four key short game shot trajectories that every golfer needs to master (low, medium, high and flop).
12:00-1:00pm Lunch at Magnolia Plantation
1:30-5:30pm Afternoon Session
Pitching Short game swing lesson using the short game range designed by Mike Bender.
Putting Lesson Covering putting stroke fundamentals, green reading and distance control.
Playing Lesson Your instructor will take you onto the golf course to improve your pre-shot routine, shot selection, unusual on-course situations. Two hour playing lesson under playing conditions.
Each service is an additional $100 and takes approximately one hour except the Short Game Test, which costs $35 and takes approximately 90 minutes.
1. Comprehensive Short Game Test (SGT)
2. TrackMan Launch Monitor
3. SAM Putt Lab stroke analysis
4. Coutour Golf Putter Fitting
5. Nike complete Club Fitting
6. Fitness Training Analysis
Cheryl Anderson - $1,215 for single student or $811 each for two people.
Matt Wilkes - $1,130 for single student or $769 each for two people.