GAYLORD, Mich. -- The Rick Smith/Jason Guss Golf Academy at Treetops will open its season and begin its 2013 instructional programs this week. If you are looking to improve your golf game or learn the game in a fun and non-intimidating atmosphere this season, then make sure to check out this award winning golf academy.
The Rick Smith/Jason Guss Golf Academy, rated a "Top 25 Golf School" by GOLF Magazine, has been providing world-class instruction in northern Michigan since 1990. Instructors Rick Smith, one of the top golf instructors in the world, together with Jason Guss and Henry Young (both Michigan PGA Teachers of the Year) are providing some of the best golf instruction programs in the country.
Below is a sampling of the 2013 golf academy programs available for booking now. Please visit www.treetops.com/courses/golf-academy/programs-and-rates/ to view all of the academy programs.
Three-Day "Complete Game" School
The 3-Day "Complete Game" School is the ultimate school to get your game on the right path. The program includes instruction on every aspect of the game including full swing, short game, problem lies and course management. $1,829 including lodging, some meals, instruction, unlimited golf, video swing analysis.
Since 1990, the Weekend Workshop has been the golf academy's most popular instructional program. This 3-day, half-day program that is instructed by four time Michigan PGA Teacher of the Year Henry Young, provides each student with a clear, concise blueprint for game improvement. This is the perfect school to work on your game and still have time to enjoy playing "Michigan's Most Spectacular Golf Courses." $1,272 including lodging, some meals, instruction, unlimited golf and video swing analysis.
Ladies Golf School - A Golf 2.0 Initiative
The Rick Smith/Jason Guss Golf Academy will now oversee the popular Treetops Ladies Golf School. PGA instructor Judy Mason will work with Jason Guss and continue providing women top instruction. The ladies school has become one of the most popular programs for women. The combination of world-class instruction, fun social setting, and affordability is unmatched in the industry. The three-day school covers all fundamentals including video analysis and on course instruction. $649 including lodging, some meals, instruction, unlimited golf and video swing analysis.
Junior Development Program (JDP) - A Golf 2.0 Initiative
The Rick Smith/Jason Guss Junior Development Program is one of the most unique junior golf programs in the country. The program is designed for juniors who want to learn the game from the best or take his or her game to the next level. This program allows students to have a personal instructor for five months, during which all aspects of the game are covered. Students will receive four hours of instruction per month. They will also have access to the TrackMan Launch Monitor and Tomi Putting Systems. The program also allows the student to qualify to play in the year-end match play event versus junior golfers from the Boyne Academy, "The Michigan Cup." The JDP rate starts at $799.
About the Rick Smith/Jason Guss Golf Academy
The Rick Smith/Jason Guss Golf Academy, lead by Jason Guss, is one of the leading golf academies in America. Guss, who has spent over 12 years as an instructor for top swing guru Rick Smith, is recognized as one of the top young golf instructors in the country. Golf Digest recognized him as one of the games "Best Young Teachers" in 2010. This year he was honored by the Michigan PGA as its "Teacher of the Year."
Rated a "Top 25 Golf School" by GOLF Magazine, the academy offers a variety of golf instruction programs for all levels of players from beginners to elite players, as well as junior and ladies programs. The academy also features the leading computer swing analysis equipment, TrackMan, V1 and the Tomi Putting System, and an indoor training facility to work on your game year round.
For more information about the Rick Smith/Jason Guss Golf Academy at Treetops Resort, please visit www.treetops.com.
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