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FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA

Florida Golf Odyssey: Fort Lauderdale

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Program #20947RJ
5 Days | 4 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Equipment Requirements
Shoes/clubs/and approximately a dozen golf balls. Club rental available.

Itinerary for Mar 15 — Mar 19, 2015

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Type: Resort

Description: Guests of the Bonaventure Resort & Spa will experience a wonderful respite admits lush tropical beauty just on the edge of the Florida Everglades. Located in western Fort Lauderdale it is the closest resort to both the Sawgrass Mills Mall and the BB&T Center-home to NHL, concerts & events, and only minutes from area beaches and downtown Fort Lauderdale. Experience luxury resort comforts and accommodations consisting of over-sized guest rooms and suites.

Contact info:
250 Racquet Club Road
Weston, FL 33326 USA
phone: 954-389-3300
web: http://www.bonaventureresortandspa.com/ftlauderdale_resort

Room amenities: Over-sized estate style guest rooms with lush views of the grounds; marble bath, walk-in shower, tub and bidet; spacious work area; flat screen TV; luxurious beds; iHome stereo with iPod® docking station

Facility amenities: Pamper yourself at aLaya our full-service luxury spa; tee off on a championship golf course; dive into our stunning pool complex with a cascading waterfall; treat yourself to a Four-Diamond dining experience at Ireland’s; stroll through serene gardens as our resident swan glides by and Koi dart through the pond

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call resort for prices
Call resort directly to make arrangements. Mention that you are with the Eckerd College Road Scholar program.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, March 15 - Bonaventure Resort & Spa / Introductions and Orie...
Arrive To: Check-in at front desk, get settled in room and review itinerary. Dinner at approximately 6:30 pm this evening followed by orientation.

Dinner: Coordinator will join you for dinner.

Evening: Review program intinerary and meal schedule. Introduction to staff and particpants. You will be provided with a student golf manual from your PGA teaching professional. Manual contains a complete review of grip, stance, posture--take away, follow through, all of the swing dynamics and detailed instruction on short game techniques such as chipping--pitching--sand bunkers--putting as well as many useful drills.

Lodging: Bonaventure Resort and Spa

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Resort

Description: Guests of the Bonaventure Resort & Spa will experience a wonderful respite admits lush tropical beauty just on the edge of the Florida Everglades. Located in western Fort Lauderdale it is the closest resort to both the Sawgrass Mills Mall and the BB&T Center-home to NHL, concerts & events, and only minutes from area beaches and downtown Fort Lauderdale. Experience luxury resort comforts and accommodations consisting of over-sized guest rooms and suites.

Contact info:
250 Racquet Club Road
Weston, FL 33326 USA
phone: 954-389-3300
web: http://www.bonaventureresortandspa.com/ftlauderdale_resort

Room amenities: Over-sized estate style guest rooms with lush views of the grounds; marble bath, walk-in shower, tub and bidet; spacious work area; flat screen TV; luxurious beds; iHome stereo with iPod® docking station

Facility amenities: Pamper yourself at aLaya our full-service luxury spa; tee off on a championship golf course; dive into our stunning pool complex with a cascading waterfall; treat yourself to a Four-Diamond dining experience at Ireland’s; stroll through serene gardens as our resident swan glides by and Koi dart through the pond

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call resort for prices
Call resort directly to make arrangements. Mention that you are with the Eckerd College Road Scholar program.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, March 16 - Breakfast at the Resort / Lessons / Clubhouse /Te...
Breakfast at the Resort / Lessons / Clubhouse /Tee Time/ Dinner at the Resort / Evening Presentation

Breakfast: At the Resort

Morning: Meet at the putting green area for instruction. Golf Class #1: Practice Tee/Short Game Area. Break Time. Golf Class #2: Practice Tee/Short Game Area. Seven to eight students per PGA instructor. Work on swing, chipping, pitching, putting and all aspects of your short game.

Lunch: At the Bonaventure Country Club

Afternoon: Afternoon on golf course. PGA teaching professionals will provide on course instruction to each group for approximately 4-5 holes.

Dinner: At the Resort

Evening: Lecture topics will include: History of Golf, Rules of the Game, Evolution of the Golf Club, etc.

Lodging: Bonaventure Resort and Spa

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Resort

Description: Guests of the Bonaventure Resort & Spa will experience a wonderful respite admits lush tropical beauty just on the edge of the Florida Everglades. Located in western Fort Lauderdale it is the closest resort to both the Sawgrass Mills Mall and the BB&T Center-home to NHL, concerts & events, and only minutes from area beaches and downtown Fort Lauderdale. Experience luxury resort comforts and accommodations consisting of over-sized guest rooms and suites.

Contact info:
250 Racquet Club Road
Weston, FL 33326 USA
phone: 954-389-3300
web: http://www.bonaventureresortandspa.com/ftlauderdale_resort

Room amenities: Over-sized estate style guest rooms with lush views of the grounds; marble bath, walk-in shower, tub and bidet; spacious work area; flat screen TV; luxurious beds; iHome stereo with iPod® docking station

Facility amenities: Pamper yourself at aLaya our full-service luxury spa; tee off on a championship golf course; dive into our stunning pool complex with a cascading waterfall; treat yourself to a Four-Diamond dining experience at Ireland’s; stroll through serene gardens as our resident swan glides by and Koi dart through the pond

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call resort for prices
Call resort directly to make arrangements. Mention that you are with the Eckerd College Road Scholar program.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, March 17 - Breakfast at the Resort / Lessons / Clubhouse /Te...
Breakfast at the Resort / Lessons / Clubhouse /Tee Time/ Dinner at the Resort / Evening Presentation

Breakfast: At the Resort

Morning: Meet at the putting green area for instruction. Golf Class #1: Practice Tee/Short Game Area. Break Time. Golf Class #2: Practice Tee/Short Game Area. Seven to eight students per PGA instructor. Work on swing, chipping, pitching, putting and all aspects of your short game.

Lunch: At the Bonaventure Country Club

Afternoon: Afternoon on golf course. PGA professionals will provide on course instruction to each group for approximately 4-5 holes.

Dinner: At the Resort

Evening: Lecture topics will include: History of Golf, Rules of the Game, Evolution of the Golf Club, etc.

Lodging: Bonaventure Resort and Spa

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Resort

Description: Guests of the Bonaventure Resort & Spa will experience a wonderful respite admits lush tropical beauty just on the edge of the Florida Everglades. Located in western Fort Lauderdale it is the closest resort to both the Sawgrass Mills Mall and the BB&T Center-home to NHL, concerts & events, and only minutes from area beaches and downtown Fort Lauderdale. Experience luxury resort comforts and accommodations consisting of over-sized guest rooms and suites.

Contact info:
250 Racquet Club Road
Weston, FL 33326 USA
phone: 954-389-3300
web: http://www.bonaventureresortandspa.com/ftlauderdale_resort

Room amenities: Over-sized estate style guest rooms with lush views of the grounds; marble bath, walk-in shower, tub and bidet; spacious work area; flat screen TV; luxurious beds; iHome stereo with iPod® docking station

Facility amenities: Pamper yourself at aLaya our full-service luxury spa; tee off on a championship golf course; dive into our stunning pool complex with a cascading waterfall; treat yourself to a Four-Diamond dining experience at Ireland’s; stroll through serene gardens as our resident swan glides by and Koi dart through the pond

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call resort for prices
Call resort directly to make arrangements. Mention that you are with the Eckerd College Road Scholar program.

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, March 18 - Breakfast at the Resort / Lessons / Clubhouse /Te...
Breakfast at the Resort / Lessons / Clubhouse /Tee Time/ Dinner at the Resort / Evening on your own

Breakfast: At the Resort

Morning: Meet at the putting green area for instruction. Golf Class #1: Practice Tee/Short Game Area. Break Time. Golf Class #2: Practice Tee/Short Game Area. Seven to eight students per PGA instructor. Work on full swing, chipping, pitching, putting all aspects of your short game.

Lunch: At the Bonaventure Country Club

Afternoon: Afternoon on golf course. PGA professionals will provide on course instruction to each group for approximately 4-5 holes.

Dinner: At the Resort.

Evening: Go out tonight after dinner and explore some of what the Fort Lauderdale area has to offer.

Lodging: Bonaventure Resort and Spa

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Five: Thursday, March 19 - Breakfast at the Resort / Lessons / Clubhouse
Breakfast: Bonaventure Resort. Check out before morning lesson.

Morning: Meet at putting green for final instruction. Golf Class #1: Practice Tee/Short Game Area. Break. Golf Class #2: Practice Tee/Short Game Area. Club fitting. Final work on full swing, chipping, pitching, putting and bunkers. Final work on different part of your short game.

Lunch: Program ends after lunch at the Golf Club. Thank you for choosing Eckerd College and the Bonaventure Resort for your Road Scholar experience. Have a safe journey and please visit us again soon.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch


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Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
4 nights of accommodations
12 meals: 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
2 Expert-led lectures
1 Field trips
6 Hands-on experiences

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4.6
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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