Play Better Golf Academy at Twin Lakes
For 2021 The Play Better Golf Academy at Twin Lakes will be providing some of the finest golf instruction available in the Chicago-land area. All of the instructors have been trained by the Director of Instruction, Chuck Lynch. Chuck is a 30 year golf professional a PGA of America Professional, a former Illinois PGA Teacher of the Year and a Golf Digest Top Ten Teacher in the State of Illinois. Chuck’s passion is to teach golf and help his students get the most enjoyment possible from golf. The Play Better Golf Academy shares Chuck’s passion for teaching and their mission is to grow the game and make golf a lifetime sport for their students. All students male and female, boys and girls, from beginners to advanced players are welcome in all of the Play Better Golf Academy classes.
ALL GOLF CLASSES WILL MEET AT THE PUTTING GREEN AT THE START OF CLASS.
2021 LESSONS, ACADEMIES, AND CAMPS
PEE WEE/PARENT GOLF LESSONS (4 WEEKS)
This is a program for pee wee’s and their parents. Parents will be highly involved. Each week the child will learn a new golf skill that the parent and child will practice together. The skills learned weekly will build the golf swing.
JUNIOR GOLF ACADEMIES (4 WEEKS)
Play Better Golf Academy class that stresses the fundamentals of the golf swing and begins with putting and concludes with driving. Our Pro Shop stocks high quality junior sets of clubs at a competitive price. Clubs will be provided is needed.
CO-ED PGA JUNIOR GOLF CAMPS AGE: 7-13
Three day total immersion into golf, covering fundamentals from putting through driving. Students will learn the skills, practice the skills and then use those skills against one another in team competitions. Camp concludes with a 9-hole team event. Lunch will be provided daily as well as a welcome tee gift.
Day 1: Short game and short game team competitions.
Day 2: Half swing, full swing iron play and team competitions.
Day 3, 8:30-9:30am: Full swing with metal woods and driving team competitions.
Day 3, 10:am-Noon: 9 holes of golf.
HIGH SCHOOL PREP (HSP) (4 WEEKS) AGES: 14-17
High School Prep program is intended as an introduction to competition and high school golf. It is geared towards young golfers who can demonstrate basic playing skills, a primary understanding of golf rules and etiquette, have previous golf course experience, and show an interest in competitive golf.
High School Prep introduces the skills that are needed for that next level of competitive play. They meet twice a week and each class is 90 minutes. In addition, students will be invited to compete in tournaments (Fridays or Saturdays) that are held once per week at Twin Lakes to prepare for high school tryouts. This class will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays for a total of 9 hours of instruction per session.
- This class is $150 and will only meet 4 times instead of 6.
CO-ED JUNIOR GOLF CLINIC AGES: 7-14
Season-long sequential game development from putting through driver. Students can pick the weeks that they want to attend. Each session will teach a different topic, e.g. putting, chipping, lobbing, bunkers, pitching wedges, driving, etc. It is recommended that they can participate the whole season.
Fee: $20 per class
ADULT CO-ED SHORT GAME SCHOOL (4 WEEKS) AGES:18+ NEW
Students will be instructed in the pre-swing and in-swing fundamentals of these skills.
Week 1: Putting
Week 2: Chipping
Week 3: Pitching and lobbing
Week 4: Bunker play
ADULT CO-ED AFTER WORK UNDER THE LIGHTS (4 WEEKS) AGES: 18+
Students will be on the driving range working on pre-swing fundamentals and in-swing fundamentals for each club.
Class 1: Short Irons
Class 2: Mid Irons
Class 3: Long Irons
Class 4: Fairway Metal and Driver
LADIES ONLY GOLF CLASS (4 WEEKS) AGES:18+
Ladies start the weekend off early and give golf a try. Learn so that you can play with family, friends and business associates. Four weeks focused on the fundamentals of the golf swing from the putter through the driver.
MAKEUP DATES WILL BE AVAILABLE WHEN THERE IS INCLEMENT WEATHER OR WHEN THE SESSION IS CANCELLED.