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Take your game to the next level in less than three hours.
The Spirit of Golf Academy offers a complete approach to golf, blending the mental game with your natural swing, based on Darrin Gee's Seven Principles of Golf™ methodology. Our innovative program has helped over 10,000 golfers change the way they approach golf and life, from pure beginners to seasoned golf professionals.
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Clinic sizes are small to ensure personalized attention and include golf instruction, range balls, golf club rentals, refreshments and bottled water.
Clinics take place outdoors on the putting green and driving range at our golf learning facilities at the Big Island Country Club or the Hapuna Golf Course at the Mauna Kea Resort.
Our teaching staff consists of coaches and teaching professionals who have a deep passion for the game of golf and helping others reach their potential.
Spirit of Golf Clinic
At the Spirit of Golf Clinic, you'll learn the Seven Principles of Golf, a powerful golf technique that will improve your golf game immediately. Increase your focus and concentration, relax under pressure and maximize your individual skills, resulting in better shots, lower scores and more fun.
Put the Seven Principles of Golf into play with a 90-minute private playing lesson. You’ll be on the golf course receiving one-on-one instruction so you can perform at your best in a real golf setting. The Spirit of Golf Cinic is recommended, though not required, prior to the playing lesson.
What the Pros Say
“The Spirit of Golf is essential to the game of the seasoned professional as well as the beginning golfer.”
Jerry Kelly, PGA Tour Professional and 3-Time Tour Winner
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Frequently Asked Questions
I've been playing for several years and seem to have plateaued. Can you help?
Absolutely. We specialize in helping low- and mid-handicap golfers get to the next level with their golf game. Call us at (808) 887-6800 to discuss your specific goals and challenges, and we'll let you know how we can help.
I'm working with a golf instructor back home. Will this affect my swing?
No. Many of our clients have regular golf coaches and come to our golf academy to work specifically on the mental aspect of their game. Our primary focus is on self-management and mastery on the course so you can use your natural swing to your advantage.
Do you work with beginners?
Yes. We work with players of all abilities, including pure beginners. We love sharing the Seven Principles of Golf with players new to the game as much as we enjoy working with PGA Tour Professionals.
My spouse and I have a hard time playing together on the golf course. Should we book the program separately?
Couples and families do especially well in our Spirit of Golf Clinics, even if they've never never played well together before. We want to help you enjoy the game more, especially with the people who matter in your life.
Do you offer reduced greens fees at any golf courses?
Yes. Spirit of Golf clients, alumni and their guests receive special discounted rates on green fees and golf club rentals at our partner golf courses.
I'd really like to take the clinic but I am recovering from back surgery while on vacation in Hawaii. Is there anyway I can still learn The Seven Principles of Golf?
You bet! We have instructional DVD's and books for sale through most online retailers. We will also be launching our online academy beginning in 2016, so sign up for our mailing list if you'd like to hear more about it.
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