Are hotel accommodations included in the price?
Yes, we block rooms in the Carolina or Holly Inn and your room is included.
Can we play Pinehurst No.2?
Play on No.2 is not included in our golf schools. However, you may add a round on No. 2 to your stay based upon availability. We might recommend you add this round on your arrival day or on the last afternoon of play. The No. 2 surcharge of $195 will apply.
What courses will I play during the school?
Students play on No. 1, No. 3, and No. 5.
What is the student to teacher ratio in your schools?
We have a 4:1 student to teacher ratio.
Can I attend as a true beginner?
Yes, our instruction is very individualized based on the needs of the student. Pairings for afternoon golf are organized by our professional staff and based on experience and skill level.
Who are the instructors and are they Class A, PGA Members?
All of our instructional staff are members of the PGA of America. In addition, they are all trained and certified as Pinehurst Golf Academy Instructors.
Which airport should we fly into?
Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU) is the most popular for most travelers. Those flying in on private jets may use Southern Pines/Moore County airport (SOP).
Do you provide a shuttle service to the resort from the airport? Is there a fee?
Yes, our transportation department can provide a shuttle to and from the airport. You can make arrangements by calling (910) 235-8410 for rates and reservations.
What materials will we be able to take with us following the school?
You will receive a link to access video analysis of your full swing (before and after) along with a summary of key swing thoughts that will help you continue your development. In addition, students are encouraged to utilize the supplied Pinehurst Golf Academy Instructional Manual as a tool for instructional notes and suggestions made by the staff.
Are meals included with the package?
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included in your package beginning with dinner upon arrival through breakfast on departure (for week school) and through lunch on the departure date (for weekend school).
Can my spouse come and stay with me while I participate in the Golf Academy?
Your spouse may come with you, but will need to be on a package as well. We have a variety of packages available for golfing and non-golfing spouses.
Should we book our dining reservations prior to arrival?
Not all of our dining venues require reservations, but if you would like to dine in the 1895 Grille or the Carolina Dining Room, reservations are recommended. Please call (910) 235-8434.
Will the staff tear my swing apart?
No, our staff prefers to work with the positives you already have while focusing on the one or two swing issues that are impacting your ball-striking and scoring.
Will your instructors go out on the course with us for instruction?
Instructors will come out and provide on-course instruction in the specific afternoons that they are providing instruction. Our goal is to help the students transfer swing improvements made at the practice facility to the course.
When I bring my son / daughter for the Junior Golf Academy, can I play a round of golf with him?
We would suggest booking a one-night stay so that you are able to play one of our Pinehurst courses with your child.
What level of Junior golfer do you need to be to attend the Advanced Junior Golf School?
Advance junior golfers must have a 15 handicap or less.
How old do you need to be to attend the Junior schools?
The junior schools are for 11-17 years olds.
Do your schools include a club evaluation / club fitting?
Yes, we have a club specialist / fitter who will come to the school and evaluate your clubs to determine if they fit your personal swing shape and physical characteristics. In addition, demo clubs are available for students to try. A traditional club fitting may be arranged by appointment during your stay.