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6 Days | 5 Nights
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. 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.
Jekyll Island has bragging rights as Georgia's largest public golf resort. With three 18 hole golf courses — Pine Lakes, Indian Mound and Oleander — Jekyll Island has something for golfers of all ability levels to enjoy. In addition to its spectacular 18 hole courses, Jekyll Island also boasts Great Dunes, the historic nine hole course. Lower your handicap and make your game more enjoyable by letting Jekyll Island's best golf professionals show you ways of improving your putting, chipping, pitching and bunker play.


• Each morning, work with Jekyll Island's best golf professionals to improve your putting, chipping, full swing and more.
• Play golf on three afternoons on one of three 18-hole courses on your own — Pines Lakes, Indian Mound and Oleander — and 9-hole course Great Dunes.
• Off the course, learn from local experts about the history and ecology of the island.

Program Notes

This program features group instruction in the morning and on your own golf at various area courses three of the four afternoons.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Golfers of all ability levels welcomed. Standing and swinging clubs during morning instruction. Carts provided for afternoon play. Personal clubs welcome. Rentals available; call (912) 635-2368 to reserve clubs.

Coordinated by Georgia College.

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at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
8 Hands-on experiences


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