PROGRAM REGISTRATION: After you have your room assignment, come over to the Road Scholar desk in the lobby to pick up your arrival packet containing your name tag, up-to-date schedule, and other important information we will review during orientation this evening.
Please be aware that program activities and scheduled times could change due to local circumstances. In the event of changes, we will alert you as quickly as possible.Dinner: Dinner is included at the hotel. Enjoy a tasty three-course buffet.Evening: INTRODUCTIONS: Meet the program staff and your fellow participants during a get-acquainted session.
ORIENTATION: We will review the schedule and any changes; discuss responsibilities, safety guidelines, emergency procedures; and answer any questions you may have. The director of the Mount Snow Golf School will talk about details of the program and the highlights ahead.
The Original Golf School, founded in 1978, was one of the country’s first and continues to be one of the most trusted programs for golf enthusiasts who want to improve their game. The award-winning golf professionals have helped more than 90,000 golfers of all ability levels. The Original Golf School utilizes Mount Snow Golf Club’s extensive facilities that include two separate driving ranges with grass tees, practice bunkers, and two practice greens. The course — 18-holes, par 72 championship, 6,894-yards from the tips, designed by Geoffrey Cornish — has been rated one of the top five courses in Vermont by Golf Digest and one of the Top Resort Courses in America.Lodging: Grand Summit HotelMeals Included: Dinner
Jay has twice been recognized as New England Teacher of the Year and rated by Golf Digest as the #1 instructor in Vermont. Jay will give a quick introduction to his teaching philosophy and then participants will divide into small groups according to ability level, led by one of the certified PGA pros. Your instructor will work with you on aspects of swing basics, grip, putting, chipping, wood play, etc., as appropriate to your skill and experience.Lunch: Lunch at the Mount Snow Golf Club offers choices from the menu such as salads, sandwiches, burgers, soft drinks.Afternoon: GOLF INSTRUCTION FIELD TRIP continues: You will have two more hours of instruction that may include bunker play, putting, and the like, both on the range and on the course. Put your new and improved techniques into practice under the watchful eye of your golf pro.
Following the class, enjoy a round of golf with your fellow participants on the beautiful Mount Snow course. Return to the hotel at your leisure to relax poolside or enjoy the facilities.Dinner: Dinner at the hotel features local foods prepared in tasty dishes. It may be a three-course dinner or an extensive buffet.Evening: PRESENTATION: One of the PGA pros will discuss the U.S. Golf Association Rules of the Game covering definitions, 34 rules of golf, and fine points including some of 100+ decisions on the rules.Lodging: Grand Summit HotelMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
GOLF INSTRUCTION FIELD TRIP: The day’s instruction includes a presentation on club fitting. Golf is about confidence as well as skill, in your game and your equipment, and using the highest performing equipment will benefit your game. The approach to fitting begins with a unique understanding of players’ performance. The golf school's highly skilled team of fitters utilizes the most advanced tools to help you optimize driver performance, make iron play more precise, dial in your wedges, and fine-tune set compositions.
Continue with instruction and play at the Mount Snow Golf Club and Practice Facility with your PGA Professional, both at the practice facility and on course.Lunch: Lunch at the Mount Snow Golf Club offers choices from the menu such as salads, sandwiches, burgers, soft drinks.Afternoon: GOLF INSTRUCTION FIELD TRIP continues: Work with the pros on different aspects of your game that may also include techniques on course management.
Feel free to play 9 holes with your fellow participants following classes on this wonderful championship course that has been home to the Vermont Senior Championships.Dinner: Dinner at the hotel features local foods prepared in tasty dishes. It may be a three-course dinner or an extensive buffet.Evening: PRESENTATION: Golf Etiquette with a PGA Professional. Unlike many sports, golf is played for the most part without the supervision of a referee or umpire. The game relies on the integrity of each individual to show consideration for other players and to abide by the rules. Golf etiquette means all players should conduct themselves in a disciplined manner, demonstrating courtesy and sportsmanship at all times, regardless of how competitive they may be. Far from being an old-fashioned concept, this is the spirit of the game.Lodging: Grand Summit HotelMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Enjoy a round of golf with your new friends before returning to the hotel.Dinner: Dinner offers more of the dishes that feature local products.Evening: PRESENTATION: A video filmed by the Mount Snow Teaching Professionals explores the Long and Short Games of golf.Lodging: Grand Summit HotelMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Return to the hotel and enjoy some down time poolside or elsewhere before our farewell dinner.
Dinner: This evening's farewell dinner with our instructors is followed by a light-hearted "awards" ceremony.
Spend the rest of the evening with your new friends. You may not be able to resist regaling everyone with your favorite golf tales.Lodging: Grand Summit HotelMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
FREE TIME PLAY: You'll have an opportunity for a last few holes before hotel check-out at 11:00am.
This concludes "Golf In The Green Mountains." We trust you have enjoyed this exciting new program and will join us for other rewarding Road Scholar learning adventures in the future. Best wishes for all your journeys!Meals Included: Breakfast