Golf Academy

You won’t find a more perfect setting to better your game than Pinehurst. And no other golf school is more equipped to teach and inspire than Pinehurst’s award-winning Golf Academy. We guarantee a low student-to-teacher ratio of 4:1, so you’ll receive plenty of personal attention.

Two average golfers came to the Pinehurst Golf Academy to try to shave 10 strokes off their games – in five days. It’s the Take Ten Challenge:

Links Magazine names the Pinehurst Golf Academy one of the Top 10 Schools in the U.S.!

“With its weekday school, this year’s U.S. Open host offers one of the most comprehensive programs in the country…led by one of the best in the game, Eric Alpenfels”

- Links Magazine

At the Pinehurst Golf Academy, students receive instruction from golf professionals who have called the range at Pinehurst home for several years: (from l-r) Eric Alpenfels, Kelly Mitchum, Geoff Lynch and Paul McRae.

Meet the men behind the Pinehurst Golf Academy


First, there was Donald Ross. Later, Hank Haney – A Century of Golf Instruction at Pinehurst

Fix your golf grip in 5 seconds – By Eric Alpenfels

THE FIX IS IN – One man’s experience with the Pinehurst Golf Academy

Watch Pinehurst Golf Academy’s Kelly Mitchum perform the greatest 3-putt in golf history:

Success Stories

Graduates of The Pinehurst Golf Academy often see dramatic improvements in their game. And we never get tired of hearing about them.

We helped Kris lose his lunge.

We taught Liz Kline to hit her driver.

Brad Steinke learned to find the greens.

Our Instructors

Our seasoned team of instructors will not only help you improve your game, they’ll also ensure you have some fun doing it.

Our Schools

Alumni School

Alumni can continue to improve their game and review techniques learned at their previous school with three days of intensive instruction.

Junior School

This is a great way to introduce your child to the game or help them take their games to the next level.

Parent/Child School

For a few select weekends during the summer, one junior golfer (ages 9 to 17) and a parent can enjoy all the Golf Academy has to offer.

Short-Game School

Our newest school focuses solely on your short game with three days of instruction focusing on putting, chipping, pitching and bunker play.

Weekday School

Our week-long schools include five rounds of golf (including a round on arrival) and four days of instruction, resort accommodations and all meals.

Weekend School

If you don’t have a full week to spare, our weekend schools pack in plenty of golf and quality instruction.

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