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What Should You Expect From Golf School?

Jun 19, 2008
So, you are going to go to a golf school! What are your golf school expectations for your experience? As you are very excited to set your golf school expectations and get your golf game on track, you stop and think. How can I best prepare myself to get the most out of the golf school? Below are some things to expect and some tips to enjoy your decision.

1. You should consider another golf school, if the school you're interested in, doesn't have at least a four to one student/teacher ratio.

2. You will hit more golf balls in one day than you ever have in your entire life.

3. Take a note pad to jot down notes before, during and after an instructor is speaking. You will be receiving more information on golf than you have ever heard before as well. In turn do not be afraid to take notes and ask questions. This is why you are there, right?

4. The golf school you attend should include at least one playing lesson with an instructor in the group. It is one thing to practice by hitting golf balls but another step up onto a tee and play the golf course and put your golf tips into practice.

5. The golf school should offer video analysis of your golf game as part of the schedule. In addition, you should get receive feedback from a golf swing launch monitor. This should not be an extra expense to you.

6. In your free time what other activities are available? You may want to play golf however you will be hitting more golf balls than usual and may be ready to do something else before the sun goes down.

In figuring out your golf school expectations, what should you do prior to your arrival to your golf school? Depending on how much time you have until you depart for your trip, begin to stretch on a daily basis as soon as possible. Many people will find themselves sore as they will be hitting more golf balls than you typically do. Also be sure to pack the following:

- Sun block (and plenty of it)
- A large comfortable hat with proper sun protection
- Sun Glasses - polarized
- Band-Aids or athletic tape
- At least a dozen golf balls
- Insect repellent
- Rain jacket and rain pants
- Umbrella
- Comfortable golf shoes and extra pairs of socks to change at lunch.

How much should you improve over a three or four day golf school? Your golf school expectations should be modest and do not expect to extremely cut your handicap after attending a 3 day golf school. This is just an unrealistic goal after such a short period of instruction. Remember the adage if it sounds to good to be true, it usually is and set your golf school expectations accordingly. If the golf school is guaranteeing you to cut your handicap in half, be wary.

A golf school is a good beginning to start your improvement. When you set your golf school expectations be sure to include the plan to sustain your strengths and improve your weaknesses after the golf school is over. This should be a comprehensive plan for all aspects of your game. Upon you return, you will have a good base or plan to go to work on with your local PGA professional.
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Max Johnson writes golf articles for Wireless Golf Coach. Click to find a full golf swing lessons and tips or putting tips that will work for you.
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