Golf Channel Academy

Why Choose The Mike Bender Golf Academy?

Play Better Golf and Have More Fun!

World-class Coaching,
Great Advice,
A One-of-a-kind, Customized Learning Experience


What Makes Us Different?

We conduct a thorough assessment of your fundamentals, technique and skill in all aspects of the game. We identify your strengths and pinpoint your weaknesses – key areas where you are losing strokes. To facilitate enhanced performance, we support you with focused coaching and training so that you can build skill and confidence that transfers onto the golf course.


Complete satisfaction in all of our programs and services
is unconditionally guaranteed.

Our coaches are outstanding PGA Professionals, handpicked, trained and certified by Top 100 Teacher, Mike Bender. Golfers enrolled in our programs can expect to have fun, hit the ball farther and score lower.

Step #1 to Better Golf

One-Hour Swing and Skills Assessment

See if The Mike Bender Golf Academy is fit for you!

Your first session with The Mike Bender Golf Academy is $100.00, because we know that with our proven programming you will gain skills that translate into positive measurable results that will keep you coming back! However, If you book a series of lessons or Adult Coaching class within 30 days of the assessment, that $100.00 will be applied to the total of the series or class you book, making your New Student Assessment FREE of charge!
**Series of lessons must be booked with the same instructor you met with for the assessment.** 

What to Expect – Arrival

This is an opportunity for you to meet and interact with a Mike Bender Golf Academy Certified Coach/PGA Professional at The Mike Bender Golf Academy, in Lake Mary, Florida to see if we are a fit for you.
This is a relaxed meeting. Please arrive 15 minutes before your session to warm up. Introduce yourself in the Golf Shop, they are expecting you! You will then be shuttled to the Academy Range where you will meet your Coach.

IMPORTANT:  Make sure to complete your pre-lesson questionnaire online before your lesson so that you can maximize your assessment.  CLICK HERE TO PRINT THIS FORM! 

What to Expect – During the Session

You and your Coach will get to know each other. We want to learn about your unique needs and goals. When we know where you want to go, we can better help you get there!
Your Coach will get the opportunity to watch you hit shots in all aspects of the game – driving, iron play, putting, chipping and bunker play.
Video and TrackMan technology may be utilized for feedback purposes.


After Your Assessment – Next Steps

After your assessment, your Coach will outline possible programs that align with your goals, available time and resources. There is no pressure or obligation to “buy” or commit, but if you decide that The Mike Bender Golf Academy is for you, enroll in one of the following Adult Coaching Programs and get started on your journey to better golf!