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Advanced Golf: Gaining the Competitive Edge

Program Number: 19216RJ
Start and End Dates:
2/24/2013 - 3/1/2013; 2/1/2015 - 2/6/2015; 3/1/2015 - 3/6/2015;
Duration: 5 nights
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Price starting at: $944.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: Golf
Meals: 15; 5 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 5 Dinners    
Meal Options: Vegetarian    

Learn to make the challenging shots you see from professional golfers as our teaching pros prepare you for 9 holes of golf each afternoon. In small groups, learn to manage your game from deep in the sand, behind the trees, or even in a fairway bunker; from the flop shot over a hazard, to the ball being above or below your feet. Gain the skill, experience and perspective to lower your score.




Highlights

Learn from PGA and LPGA pros with shots you may encounter in normal play, tweak your swing with advice from the pros using our computerized golf simulator; and take a video analysis of your swing home with you.
Learn how to utilize the same club to obtain different shots and distances.
Play nine holes each afternoon on one of two courses.



Activity Particulars

For advanced players. You may bring your own clubs or rent equipment on-site. Walking up to two miles per day.



Coordinated by Stetson University.




Daytona Beach

The World's Most Famous Beach attracts nearly eight million vacationers each year. Daytona also boasts a thriving automobile racing tradition, year-round golf, and a host of cultural and recreational opportunities for both indoor and outdoor enthusiasts.



Accommodations
Comfortable hotel with newly renovated rooms, Olympic-sized swimming pool, fitness center and tennis court.
Meals and Lodgings
   Best Western Plus International Speedway
  Daytona Beach, FL 5 nights
 Best Western Plus International Speedway
Type: Hotel
  Description: 6 lighted tennis courts, Olympic size pool
  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&group=false&srcPage=SelectHotel&isMapOpen=false&selectedHotels=
  Room amenities: AM/FM Radio alarm Clock, All Guest Rooms Air Conditioned, All News Cable Channel, Cable TV, Coffee Maker, Color TV, Dataport on Phone, Hairdryer, Iron / Ironing Board,Hi-Speed/Broadband Internet, Refrigerator, Remote Control TV, Separate Hanging Closet
  Facility amenities: 6 lighted tennis courts, fitness center, Olympic size swimming pool, great room with plasma TV
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes
  Additional nights prior: 60-80 Ask for Road Scholar Rate. Rates are seasonal.
  Check in time: 3:30 PM
  Additional nights after: 60-80 Ask for Road Scholar Rate. Rates are seasonal.
  Check out time: 11:00 AM


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
4:00 p.m. You will be staying at Best Western Plus International Speedway that night.
  End of Program:
12:00 p.m. You will be staying at Best Western Plus International Speedway the night before.
  Required documents:
The Road Scholar Health & Safety Form is required.
  Parking availability:
Free parking at hotel.
Transportation
To Start of Program
  Location:  Daytona Beach, FL
  Nearest city or town:  Daytona Beach
  Nearest highway: I-95 and I-4
  Nearest airport:  Daytona Beach International
  From End of Program
  Location: Daytona Beach, FL
    (Additional transportation information same as above)
Travel Details
 

Daytona Beach

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Taxi
American Taxi
phone: 386-255-0000

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

$15.00 from Daytona Beach Airport. Prices subject to change
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

10 minutes 

 

Distance:

 

4 miles

   

www.americantaxidaytona.com All prices are subject to change without notice. Other options may be available. You are responsible for all travel arrangements.

 

Best Western Plus International Speedway Hotel

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Commercial Van/Shuttle
DOTS Transportation
phone: 800-231-1965
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

Approximately $35.00 - Price is subject to change
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

1 hour 

 

Distance:

 

45 miles

   

www.dots-daytonabeach.com From Orlando International Airport and Sanford International Airport use DOTS Transportation terminal (1034 N. Nova Rd., Daytona Beach) and then use American Taxi (Additional cost of approximately $15) to go to the Best Western Plus International Speedway Hotel. All prices are subject to change without notice. Other options may be available. Please make all your own travel arrangements.

 
Driving Directions
  From I-95 North Turn right off ramp. Turn left at Indigo Dr. Turn left at direction sign. Hotel is 1/2 mile on right.
  From I-95 South - exit 261A Turn right off ramp. Turn left at 2nd light (Indigo Dr.). Turn left at Direction sign. Hotel is 1/2 mile on right.
Equipment Requirements: Golf Clubs, Proper Golf Attire, Soft Spike Golf Shoes Comments Rental clubs available at additional charge. Arrangments 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 wtih the Stetson University Road Scholar Program. Tennis shoes are acceptable if you prefer.
The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


Daily Schedule

Day 1:
(Sunday, February 24)
   
 Afternoon: Meet and Greet
 Dinner: Dinner included.
 Evening: Orientation
   
Accommodations: Best Western Plus International Speedway
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2:
(Monday, February 25)
   
 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: At course.
 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
 Evening: Social time.
   
Accommodations: Best Western Plus International Speedway
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3:
(Tuesday, February 26)
   
 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: At course.
 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
 Evening: Social time.
   
Accommodations: Best Western Plus International Speedway
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4:
(Wednesday, February 27)
   
 Breakfast: In the Plantation Room
 Morning: Golf needs a game plan also. Learn "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: At course.
 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
 Evening: The Rules of the Game lecture.
   
Accommodations: Best Western Plus International Speedway
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5:
(Thursday, February 28)
   
 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: At course.
 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
 Evening: Social time.
   
Accommodations: Best Western Plus International Speedway
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6:
(Friday, March 1)
   
 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.
 Afternoon: Depart
   
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Important information about your itinerary: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information featured on this website. Itineraries are based on our best information at this time. Circumstances beyond our control may require us to adjust itineraries or other details. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. Information will be sent to you from your Program Provider approximately three weeks prior to the program start date. The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Suggested Reading List


2012-2015 Rules of Golf


Author: USGA


Description: http://www.usga.org/PublicationStore/PubStoreProductDetails.aspx?id=21474843679





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