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Advanced Golf: Gaining the Competitive Edge

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Program #19216RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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
Golf Clubs, Proper Golf Attire, Soft Spike Golf Shoes Rental clubs available at additional charge. Arrangements for rental clubs must be done prior to attending the program. Call the pro shop at 386-756-0040 to make those arrangements. Be sure to tell them you are with the Stetson University Road Scholar Program. All prices are subject to change.

Itinerary for Mar 23 — Mar 28, 2014

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Type: Hotel

Description: Only about 20 minutes from the World's Most Famous Beach.

Contact info:
2620 West International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114 USA
phone: 386-258-6333
web: book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern/US/FL/Daytona-Beach-hotels/BEST-WESTERN-PLUS-International-Speedway-Hotel/Hotel-Overview.do?propertyCode=10394

Room amenities: Cable or satellite television. AM/FM Alarm Clock. Coffee/tea maker. Refrigerator. Hairdryer. Iron/Ironing Board. High Speed Internet.

Facility amenities: 100% Smoke Free Hotel. Outdoor Olympic size hotel. Fitness center. Dry Cleaning. Free wireless internet.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel to inquire.
Ask for Road Scholar Rate. Rates are seasonal.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day One: Sunday, March 23 - WELCOME, Registration, get acquainted session, op...
WELCOME, Registration, get acquainted session, opening banquet, and orientation.

Afternoon: Welcome! REGISTRATION will begin at 4:00 pm in the Plantation room. (Plantation Room is through the hotel lobby and next to the pool.) Once everyone is registered we will begin our get acquainted session. This activity just gets everyone up moving and meeting/talking with your new friends. Once we introduce ourselves we will have our opening banquet and orientation. Orientation is where we will get our folder of information. This includes the schedule of everyday and any planned activities.

Dinner: OPENING BANQUET - Your opening banquet will be served in the Plantation room. There will be a variety of great food to choose from. If you have any dietary needs, please let us know on your PIF forms.

Evening: ORIENTATION: After your opening banquet we will have our orientation and the host/hostess will go over the daily schedule with you and go over any other questions you might have for the group.

Lodging: Best Western Plus International Speedway Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Only about 20 minutes from the World's Most Famous Beach.

Contact info:
2620 West International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114 USA
phone: 386-258-6333
web: book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern/US/FL/Daytona-Beach-hotels/BEST-WESTERN-PLUS-International-Speedway-Hotel/Hotel-Overview.do?propertyCode=10394

Room amenities: Cable or satellite television. AM/FM Alarm Clock. Coffee/tea maker. Refrigerator. Hairdryer. Iron/Ironing Board. High Speed Internet.

Facility amenities: 100% Smoke Free Hotel. Outdoor Olympic size hotel. Fitness center. Dry Cleaning. Free wireless internet.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel to inquire.
Ask for Road Scholar Rate. Rates are seasonal.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Two: Monday, March 24 - Work on the golf simulator. Afternoon 9 holes of ...
Breakfast: In the Plantation Room

Morning: You will start your morning out with a visit to our golf simulator where our golf professionals will analyze and video your swing as a starting point of improving your game. Then you will learn to reaffirm your fundamentals of your swing to achieve the consistency that you desire. How to take your game from the range to the course. "Know your Routine" so you can practice what you play and play what you practice.

Lunch: You will order off the menu at the Pelican Bay Club House.

Afternoon: Each afternoon you will play nine holes of golf and our pros will travel amongst the groups for more guidance based on your morning instruction and other valuable on course information...

Dinner: In the Plantation Room at the hotel. Dinner will be served.

Evening: We try and arrange for evening entertainment at the hotel for 7:00 p.m. in the Plantation Room. If there is no entertainment available, the evening is yours to relax, settle in, and get some rest.

Lodging: Best Western Plus International Speedway Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Only about 20 minutes from the World's Most Famous Beach.

Contact info:
2620 West International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114 USA
phone: 386-258-6333
web: book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern/US/FL/Daytona-Beach-hotels/BEST-WESTERN-PLUS-International-Speedway-Hotel/Hotel-Overview.do?propertyCode=10394

Room amenities: Cable or satellite television. AM/FM Alarm Clock. Coffee/tea maker. Refrigerator. Hairdryer. Iron/Ironing Board. High Speed Internet.

Facility amenities: 100% Smoke Free Hotel. Outdoor Olympic size hotel. Fitness center. Dry Cleaning. Free wireless internet.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel to inquire.
Ask for Road Scholar Rate. Rates are seasonal.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, March 25 - Work on Chipping, pitching, and sand shots. Don't...
Work on Chipping, pitching, and sand shots. Don't forget to practice, practice, practice. Another 9 holes in the afternoon.

Breakfast: In the Plantation Room

Morning: Short Game Power Hour: Chipping, Pitching, and sand shots. Understand that any variety of shots will lower your score. Learn to use your imagination and different clubs to hit from tricky situations including a "flop shot" and "hybrid bump and run".

Lunch: You will order off the menu at the Pelican Bay Club House.

Afternoon: Each afternoon you will play nine holes of golf and our pros will travel amongst the groups for more guidance based on your morning instruction and other valuable on course information...

Dinner: In the Plantation Room at the hotel. Dinner will be served.

Evening: We try and arrange for evening entertainment at the hotel for 7:00 p.m. in the Plantation Room. If there is no entertainment available, the evening is yours to relax, settle in, and get some rest.

Lodging: Best Western Plus International Speedway Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Only about 20 minutes from the World's Most Famous Beach.

Contact info:
2620 West International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114 USA
phone: 386-258-6333
web: book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern/US/FL/Daytona-Beach-hotels/BEST-WESTERN-PLUS-International-Speedway-Hotel/Hotel-Overview.do?propertyCode=10394

Room amenities: Cable or satellite television. AM/FM Alarm Clock. Coffee/tea maker. Refrigerator. Hairdryer. Iron/Ironing Board. High Speed Internet.

Facility amenities: 100% Smoke Free Hotel. Outdoor Olympic size hotel. Fitness center. Dry Cleaning. Free wireless internet.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel to inquire.
Ask for Road Scholar Rate. Rates are seasonal.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, March 26 - Course management. Putting. Knock down. Fairway b...
Course management. Putting. Knock down. Fairway bunker and so much more learning. 9 holes of golf in the afternoon.

Breakfast: In the Plantation Room

Morning: Develop your golfing game plan and learn about course management. How to get out of trouble effectively and stay out. Learn to hit different kinds of shots, i.e. knock down, punch, draw and fade, fairway bunker, and others. Use your imagination and be creative in your club choice. Putting-what does it mean to truly play the 'Pro'-side. Make every 3 footer look like a 'gimme'.

Lunch: You will order off the menu at the Pelican Bay Club House.

Afternoon: Each afternoon you will play nine holes of golf and our pros will travel amongst the groups for more guidance based on your morning instruction and other valuable on course information...

Dinner: In the Plantation Room at the hotel. Dinner will be served.

Evening: Jerry Reymond (golf pro) will give a presentation on the rules and etiquette of the game of golf.

Lodging: Best Western Plus International Speedway Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Only about 20 minutes from the World's Most Famous Beach.

Contact info:
2620 West International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114 USA
phone: 386-258-6333
web: book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern/US/FL/Daytona-Beach-hotels/BEST-WESTERN-PLUS-International-Speedway-Hotel/Hotel-Overview.do?propertyCode=10394

Room amenities: Cable or satellite television. AM/FM Alarm Clock. Coffee/tea maker. Refrigerator. Hairdryer. Iron/Ironing Board. High Speed Internet.

Facility amenities: 100% Smoke Free Hotel. Outdoor Olympic size hotel. Fitness center. Dry Cleaning. Free wireless internet.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Call hotel to inquire.
Ask for Road Scholar Rate. Rates are seasonal.

Check in time: 3:30 PM


Day Five: Thursday, March 27 - Golf simulator to see what changes you have made....
Golf simulator to see what changes you have made. 9 holes of golf in the afternoon.

Breakfast: In the Plantation Room

Morning: Today we are going to put you back on the simulator to show you the improvements in your swing. Followed by the opportunity to work on what you saw on the simulator, including an open forum where you can ask the pros to show you something you have always wanted to learn but never had the chance.

Lunch: You will order off the menu at the Pelican Bay Club House.

Afternoon: Each afternoon you will play nine holes of golf and our pros will travel amongst the groups for more guidance based on your morning instruction and other valuable on course information...

Dinner: In the Plantation Room at the hotel. Dinner will be served.

Evening: We try and arrange for evening entertainment at the hotel for 7:00 p.m. in the Plantation Room. If there is no entertainment available, the evening is yours to relax, settle in, and get some rest.

Lodging: Best Western Plus International Speedway Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, March 28 - Program wrap-up. Answer any questions you may ha...
Program wrap-up. Answer any questions you may have. Closing luncheon and graduation.

Breakfast: In the Plantation Room

Morning: Now it is time to put it all together as you and the pros go out for a complete morning of execution on the course as the pros play with you to watch and evaluate your shots and course management. We may even have a beat the Pro segment if you are up to the challenge and if time allows.

Lunch: Closing lunch, graduation, and departure from the hotel. Your closing lunch and graduation will be held in the Plantation Room.

Afternoon: Depart for your next destination. Safe travels and come back soon.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

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 ...
5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
9 Hands-on experiences

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