NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (January 12, 2017) – Pelican Hill Golf Club®, located at The Resort at Pelican Hill® along the coast of Newport Beach in Southern California, will soon debut 3D analysis as part of the Golf Academy’s winter and spring instruction programming. To heighten Pelican Hill Golf Academy’s focus on personalized instruction, the data-driven 3D teaching tool helps golfers better understand their body movements and develop a better swing.
“With the addition of the My Swing 3D Evaluation, we’re bringing today’s most advanced technology to Pelican Hill Golf Academy to help you improve your game,” said Pelican Hill Director of Instruction Glenn Deck. “We customize every instruction experience to each golfer’s needs, whether you’re just learning the game for the first time or seeking advanced coaching to lower your score.”
Located atop a scenic plateau overlooking the Golf Clubhouse and Pacific Ocean beyond, Pelican Hill Golf Academy provides personalized instruction, focused on improving each golfer’s game through both physical and mental strength. Winter and spring golf instruction programs include:
My Swing 3D Evaluation
Using the most advanced 3D equipment in a wireless outdoor environment, this two-hour evaluation focuses on your swing and how your body moves. Better than video analysis, this personalized 3D motion study provides quantifiable data about the angles, speeds and velocities of your golf swing. Certified PGA Golf Instructor Tim Mitchell and Glenn Deck, Golf Magazine “Top 100 Teacher in America,” evaluate the 3D data to better understand and improve your swing.
$400 per student per session; advance booking required; available late February 2017.
Ladies’ Golf Academy
Certified PGA Golf Instructor Tim Mitchell leads bi-weekly clinics, helping women learn the basics of the game and improve in a small group environment. Each session focuses on a distinct aspect of the game, including putting (January 13 & April 7), chipping (January 27 & April 21), pitching (February 10 & May 5), full swing part I (February 24 & May 19), full swing part II (March 10 & June 2) and proper practice (March 24 & June 16). Class size is limited to 5 students per clinic.
Select Fridays from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on January 13 & 27, February 10 & 24, March 10 & 24, April 7 & 21, May 5 & 19 and June 2 & 16 for $60 per student per session; pre-registration required.
Two-Day Weekend Golf School
This two-day school is designed to benefit every aspect of your golf game, including sound fundamentals for your full swing, short game, course management and mental skills. Instruction features a small group setting with a 4-to-1 student-to-teacher ratio. A personal teaching tool is included.
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. & Sundays from 9 a.m. until conclusion of afternoon playing lesson on January 28 & 29, February 18 & 19, March 18 & 19, April 22 & 23, May 27 & 28 and June 24 & 25 for $1,095 per student, with lunch included each day. Pre-registration required.
One-Day Short Game Scoring School
Learn how to turn three shots into two shots and lower your golf scores. Two-thirds of your golf game is played from 75 yards and in, so this school is all about the short game. Improve your putting, chipping, pitching and bunker play to help lower your scores. A special scoring tool is included.
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on January 28, February 18, March 18, April 22, May 27 and June 24 for $475 per student, with lunch included. Pre-registration required.
Half-Day Lower Your Scores Schools
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 noon on January 28, February 18, March 18, April 22, May 27 and June 24
Putting accounts for 40% percent of your golf game, and it is the easiest part of the game. Improve your score by making more putts. We focus on your setup for correct flow lines, alignment, distance control, feel and green reading.
$225 per student per half-day clinic; pre-registration required
Chipping, Pitching & Bunker School
Saturdays from 1 – 4 p.m. on January 28, February 18, March 18, April 22, May 27 and June 24
Two-thirds of your golf game is played from 75 yards and in. Improve your scoring shots with focus on chipping, pitching, flop and bunker play. We all miss a few greens, so learn how to recover and make more pars on the golf course.
$225 per student per half-day clinic; pre-registration required
Full Swing School
Sundays from 9 a.m. to 12 noon on January 29, February 19, March 19, April 23, May 28 and June 25
Improve your ball striking with focus on the full swing fundamentals, key movements in the swing that match up to you and your natural motion. So if your swing needs a little help, let us improve your motion to ensure you’re having more fun out on the course.
$225 per student per half-day clinic; pre-registration required.
Select Sunday afternoons beginning one hour after twilight (times vary each month) on January 29, February 19, March 19, April 23, May 28 and June 25
Improve your course management and scoring skills out on the course. Learn how to make the most out of you game by improving your course management and mental skills. You don’t have to have a perfect golf swing, but knowing how to manage your game and playing with your strengths can produce lower scores out on the course.
$325 per student per half-day clinic
Build-Your-Own Golf Lesson
Get on par with the best when you create a customized lesson plan for your group of up to four golfers. Choose two topics – such as driver and fairway wood or trouble shots and uneven lies – to learn about in a session ranging from one to three hours. From introductory lessons for beginners to advanced techniques for seasoned golfers, your personalized clinic lets you focus on what you need to step up your game.
$300 per hour for up to four golfers per clinic. Pre-registration required.
Family Fun Golf Instruction
This customized 50-minute session helps the whole family learn the fundamentals of the game. Select your preferred instruction topic and learn together in a fun environment for all ages and experience levels. Clinic size maximum is 4 students per instructor. Minimum age is 6 years.
$150–$200 per clinic based on group size; advance booking required through Golf Academy.
Elite PGA Tour Experience Instruction with Dr. Charles Bareilles & Glenn Deck
Based on PGA Tour instruction programs for past champions of the Masters, the U.S. Open and the British Open, half-day or full-day clinics feature chiropractic kinesiologist Dr. Bareilles as guest instructor alongside Golf Magazine “Top 100 Teacher in America” Glenn Deck. Personalized half-day clinics include a total body evaluation, golf neurokentic evaluation, Pre-swing Set-Up Procedure Analysis and full-swing solution. Full-day clinics include all half-day topics, plus short game solution, personal stroke putting lesson with distance control and green reading skills, and 9 hole playing lesson.
$3,000 for half-day (4 hours) clinic with 1-4 students
$6,000 for full-day (9 hours) clinic with 1-4 students (includes lunch, 9 holes with pros)
$10,000 for full-day (9 hours) clinic with 5-8 students (includes lunch, additional teaching pro, & 9 holes with pros) Availability based on Dr. Bareilles PGA Tour Pro instruction schedule; advance booking required through Golf Academy.
Genetic Golf Evaluation
A two-hour evaluation focuses on you, your body and your golf swing. Golf Magazine “Top 100 Teacher in America” Glenn Deck conducts a full analysis of your neurokinetic power angles, how your body moves best, your golfing skills and your ideal swing.
$400 per student per session. Advance booking required.
About Pelican Hill®
Set on 504 acres by the Pacific Ocean in Newport Beach, The Resort at Pelican Hill® features: 128 two-, three- and four-bedroom villas with magnificent coastal views and an unparalleled array of appointments, immersing guests in the absolute finest of everything; 204 luxuriously appointed bungalow guest rooms and suites with private terraces; a rejuvenating Five-Star spa with a menu of the world’s most celebrated therapies; world-class restaurants, including Andrea serving authentic Northern Italian cuisine; an iconic “Coliseum Pool,” one of the largest circular pools anywhere with tiered decks and luxurious cabanas; and Pelican Hill Golf Club with 36 dramatic holes by Tom Fazio, nearly all with ocean panoramas. A Five-Star, Five-Diamond destination, Pelican Hill has earned acclaim as the 2012 Grand Resort selected by Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report; as Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards Top Southern California Resort (2013 & 2012), Top U.S. Resort (2011), Top-Rated Golf Resort Worldwide (2012) and Top-Rated California Resort Spa (2012); in Travel + Leisure’s “Top 100” World’s Best Hotels (2015 Readers’ Poll), and with two courses ranked among Golf Digest’s America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses (2015).
The Irvine Company Resort Properties® owns and manages the finest resort and leisure destinations in Newport Coast and the City of Irvine. In addition to Pelican Hill, the portfolio includes the Island Hotel Newport Beach, the city’s landmark property; Hotel Irvine, a lifestyle hotel; Oak Creek Golf Club in Irvine, featuring a challenging, Tom Fazio-designed public golf course; and California Recreation Company®, which operates the finest marinas in Newport Harbor and Northern California.
About the Irvine Company
The Irvine Company® is an internationally renowned real estate development company known for its award-winning master-planned communities, its vast portfolio of high-quality investment properties and its leadership in conservation and natural resource management. The growing real estate portfolio encompasses office, apartment, retail and resort holdings located throughout California’s premier markets, including assets in San Diego, Orange and Los Angeles Counties, and holdings in Northern California. As a steward of some of America’s most beautiful and scientifically important open space and parklands, the company has donated more than half of the historic 93,000-acre Irvine Ranch in Orange County — 50,000 acres — to permanently preserve these lands. The U.S. Department of Interior and the State of California have designated these parklands as “Natural Landmarks,” one of the most prestigious land preservation designations. The privately held, diversified company traces its roots to the 1860s with the formation of The Irvine Ranch® from Mexican and Spanish land grants.