The Resort at Pelican Hill®, rated the world’s Top Golf Resort according to Condé Nast Traveler readers, presents its fall season packages and academy programs at Pelican Hill Golf Club®. Beginning in September, Pelican Hill introduces a new series of guest instruction clinics for groups and individuals, in addition to ongoing monthly golf clinics and seasonal “stay and play” packages.
“This fall, local and visiting golfers can enhance their green-reading skills and mental game with guest instruction by TrueGolf’s Jason Goldsmith, in addition to a wide variety of academy clinics led by our own PGA Professional instructors,” said Steve Friedlander, Vice President – Golf for Pelican Hill & Oak Creek Golf Clubs. “Whether you’re tuning up your game or playing 18 holes on one of our three Fazio-designed courses, we invite golfers of every age and skill level to enjoy endless ocean views and Southern California’s superb climate this autumn.”
Pelican Hill Golf Academy®, led by Golf Magazine “Top 100 Teacher in America” Glenn Deck, offers private instruction, specialty clinics and group workshops. Academy programs during the fall season include:
FocusBand Individual Clinic with guest instructor Jason Goldsmith
Clinics available at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m. or 12 p.m. on September 8 & 16, October 6 & 20, November 4, December 8
In a private lesson setting, learn how to train your brain to get into what the Japanese call the Mushin State – mind of no mind – and what we call “the zone.” Teaching you how to quiet the chatter in your head and focus your individual nuero feedback, this one-hour session provides a personalized routine that holds up under pressure and provides the confidence of knowing when you’re “in the zone.”
$200* per student per clinic
True Golf Putting & Green Reading Essentials with guest instructor Jason Goldsmith
Clinics available from 2:30 – 4 p.m. on September 8, October 6 & 20, December 8
Currently used by top 100 instructors, numerous PGA Tour pros and caddies, True Golf’s Green Reading & Distance Control method is the most effective way ever developed to read greens. This method teaches golfers exactly why and how a putt breaks.
$150* per student per clinic
True Golf Green Key Clinic with guest instructor Jason Goldsmith
Clinics available from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. on September 16 & November 4
This two-hour, hands-on session teaches you how to use True Golf’s proprietary green reading ball mark, The Green Key. Lower your score with this intuitive process for precisely and efficiently determining the exact amount of break to play back to the hole.
$200* per student per clinic
Two-Day Weekend Golf School
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. & Sundays from 9 a.m. until conclusion of afternoon playing lesson on September 22 & 23, October 13 & 14, November 17 & 18, December 15 & 16
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.
$1,095* per student, with lunch included each day
One-Day Short Game Scoring School
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on September 22, October 13, November 17 & December 15
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 lower your scores. Includes special scoring tool.
$475* per student, with lunch included
Half-Day Lower Your Scores Schools
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 noon on September 22, October 13, November 17 & December 15
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 set up for correct flow lines, alignment, distance control, feel, and green reading.
$225* per student per half-day clinic
Chipping, Pitching & Bunker School
Saturdays from 1 – 4 p.m. on September 22, October 13, November 17 & December 15
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
Full Swing School
Sundays from 9 a.m. to 12 noon on September 23, October 14, November 18 & December 16
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
Sunday afternoons beginning one hour after twilight (times vary each month) on September 23, October 14, November 18 & December 16
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
Golf Academy reservations may be arranged by calling Glenn Deck at 949.467.5810. Additional year-round golf packages and offers include:
The Tour Experience at Pelican Hill
Golf Tips “Top 25 U.S. Instructor” Glenn Deck and Chiropractic Kinesiologist Dr. Charles Bareilles team up to offer a highly personalized game improvement program. Inspired by the success of Dr. Bareilles’ more than 75 clients on the PGA tour, Pelican Hill’s Tour Experience is a state-of-the art neurokinetics golf program, designed to analyze all aspects of your mind, body and golf game. During a personal club fitting session, each student will receive a custom set of clubs that best match their individual swing motion. While enjoying Five-Diamond service in a luxurious retreat setting, up to four students may participate in a four-day, three-night program and up to two students may participate in a three-day, two-night program.
Starting from $16,000 per student for an inclusive experience with accommodations, golf, instruction, custom golf clubs, massage, transportation, food and beverage (excluding alcohol). Limited dates are available for The Tour Experience due to Dr. Bareilles’ commitment to various PGA Tour events. For availability, please inquire with Glenn Deck at 949.467.5810.
Two-Day Weekend Golf Academy Package
Available September 22 & 23, October 13 & 14, November 17 & 18, December 15 & 16
This two-day Golf Academy package 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.
• Two full days (14 hours) of instruction with “Top 25 U.S. Instructor” Glenn Deck
• One 18-hole playing lesson with Glenn Deck
• Lunch with the Golf Pro on Saturday & Sunday
• A personal teaching tool is included
• One night of accommodations
Starting from $1,595* for one student, or starting from $2,795* for two students booking accommodations together. All package inclusions are exclusive of any applicable taxes, gratuities, and service charges. Rates based on double occupancy. Additional fees will apply for extra guests.
Lower Your Golf Score Personalized Package
Learn from the best, and lower your scores. Customize your Golf Academy lessons* with Golf Tips magazine “Top 25 U.S. Instructor” Glenn Deck. Select four of the nine most important game improvement areas from the following: Full Swing, Driving, Putting, Pitching, Chipping, Bunker, Trouble Shots, Creating Distance, or Directional Control. This personalized package also includes:
• Four hours of private instruction (two private two-hour lessons for one player, or two semi-private two-hour lessons for two players together)
• Two rounds of ocean-view golf for each student on our Fazio-designed courses
• One night of accommodations
Starting from $1,095* for one student, or starting from $1,595* for two students booking instruction together. All package inclusions are exclusive of any applicable taxes, gratuities, and service charges. Rates based on double occupancy.
*Please note that lesson with Glenn Deck must be set up in advance.
Golf Stay & Play Package
This package includes two rounds of golf on one of Pelican Hill’s Fazio-designed courses, as well as complimentary parking, Internet, and access to pool, fitness center and spa amenities.
Starting from $695* per night, based on double occupancy
Adult & Junior Golfer Offer
Receive one complimentary junior golfer (ages 8-18) evening round with each full-paid adult evening round, exclusively for same-day tee time bookings, beginning two hours after twilight. Golf car included; forecaddie not included.
$80* per evening adult round
The Preferred Program
Indulge your passion with 54 holes of Tom Fazio-designed golf, across three premier courses at Pelican Hill Golf Club and Oak Creek Golf Club. Join the Preferred Program and enjoy an entire year of exclusive privileges, including preferred access to tee times, reduced fees for members and their guests, and evening tee times accessible earlier than the general public.
$500* per 365-day membership. Forecaddie not included in participant fees. Rates are subject to change. Program is non-transferable.
For reservations and information, please visit www.pelicanhill.com or call 800-820-6800.
*Pricing excludes tax and gratuity.
Pelican Hill Golf Academy
Pelican Hill Golf Academy is a preeminent institution of golf instruction in California. The dedicated teaching facilities include two greens, bunkers and artificial-surface driving tees and panoramic views of the courses and Pacific Ocean. The Academy holds a variety of half-day golf schools, full-day short game programs, full-day full swing schools coupled with playing lessons, total game evaluations, private lessons, and specialty golf schools year-round.
One weekend every month, the Pelican Hill Golf Academy holds four different half-day golf schools and each one is dedicated to a specific part of the game of golf. The Academy features Putting schools, Chip, Pitch, and Bunker schools, Full Swing schools, and Playing Schools, to enhance or improve whatever specific area needs improving. Private lessons are available at all times to provide customized and individual instruction based on the skill level of any player.
About Pelican Hill®
Set on 504 acres by the Pacific Ocean in Newport Beach, 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-Diamond destination, Pelican Hill has earned acclaim as the 2012 Grand Resort selected by Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report, as Condé Nast Traveler’s #1 U.S. Resort, Top-Rated Golf Resort Worldwide and Top-Rated California Resort Spa (2011 Readers’ Choice Awards), in Travel Leisure’s “Top 100” World’s Best Hotels (2011 Readers’ Poll), and with two courses ranked among Golf Digest’s America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses (2011).
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 and only AAA Five Diamond hotel; Hyatt Regency Irvine, the city’s only Four Diamond hotel; Oak Creek Golf Club in Irvine, featuring a challenging, Tom Fazio-designed public golf course; and several of 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.