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Tee Time on Delmarva: Small Group Golf Instruction

Program Number: 8472RJ
Start and End Dates:
10/6/2014 - 10/10/2014; 4/13/2015 - 4/17/2015; 5/18/2015 - 5/22/2015; 9/21/2015 - 9/25/2015;
Duration: 4 nights
Location: Ocean City, Maryland
Price starting at: $899.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: Golf
Meals: 11; 4 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 4 Dinners    
Meal Options: Gluten Free; Kosher; Low Salt; Vegetarian    

Pack your clubs and come to the area surrounding Ocean City, Maryland to improve your game. Learn golf basics or take your game to the next level through golf clinics taught by local professionals from the Original Golf School. You'll enjoy daily on-course instruction in small groups led by experienced Original Golf School pros while lodging in outstanding accommodations on the beach overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Don't miss your chance to learn from the best.




Highlights

• Learn and play at The Bay Club, a championship golf course nestled amid the picturesque woodlands and natural wetlands of Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
• Participate in clinics with a ratio of no more than six students per instructor.
• No extra charge for greens fees, carts or club rentals (but you can bring your own clubs if you want).



Activity Particulars

Four days of golf instruction and play on course with mostly flat, occasionally slightly hilly terrain. Carts provided.




Date Specific Information

10-6-2014

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Coordinated by Delaware Technical Community College.




Ocean City

This 2001 “All-American City” best known for its vibrant, turn-of-the-century boardwalk and white-sand beaches is also home to nearby Assateague Island National Seashore, a barrier island rich in wildlife and famous for its wild pony herd.



Accommodations
Classic hotel with pool and fitness room on the beach and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
Meals and Lodgings
   Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel
  Ocean City, MD 4 nights
 Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel
Type: Resort
  Description: The Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel is the finest all Non-Smoking hotel in Ocean City, Maryland, featuring luxurious hotel rooms and a 40,000 square foot Conference Center. Located directly on the beach and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, you'll get the best in Ocean City resorts with unmatched comfort and convenience. For your comfort and enjoyment we feature luxury non-smoking, ocean-view rooms, two oceanfront restaurants, a nightclub, live entertainment both inside and on the beach (in season), a health club, year-round indoor pool, and heated outdoor pool (open in season). Free Wireless Internet Access throughout hotel.
  Contact info: 10100 Coastal Highway
Ocean City, MD 21842 USA
phone: 800-638-2100
web: www.clarionoc.com/
  Room amenities: • All Non-Smoking Rooms • Standing Oceanview Balcony • Free Wireless Internet Access • 37 Flat screen with Free HBO • Microwave • Refrigerator • Coffee Maker • Hair Dryer • Iron and Ironing Board • Room Service • In-Room Safe • Valet Dry Cleaning Service • Voice Mail • Wake-Up Service
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes
  Additional nights prior: 69.00 Please contact Delaware Technical Community College to arrange for additional nights.
  Check in time: 4:00 PM
  Additional nights after: 69.00 Please contact Delaware Technical Community College to arrange for additional nights.
  Check out time: 11:00 AM


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
4:00 p.m. at hotel. You will be staying at Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel that night.
  End of Program:
Check-out is 11 a.m. You will be staying at Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel the night before.
  Required documents:
The Road Scholar Health & Safety Form is required.
  Parking availability:
Free parking on site.
Transportation
To Start of Program
  Location:  Ocean City, MD
  Nearest city or town:  Salisbury, MD
  Nearest highway: Route 50
  Nearest airport:  KSBY - Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional
  From End of Program
  Location: Ocean City, MD
    (Additional transportation information same as above)
Travel Details
 

Amtrak-Wilmington, DE/Ocean City, MD

 

From Train Station

 
 

Service:

 

Public Transportation
Greyhound Bus Service
phone: 800-231-2222
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

~Call for current rates and schedule
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

2 1/2 hours 

 

Distance:

 

108 miles

   

There is Greyhouond Bus Service from Amtrak Wilmington, DE to Ocean City, MD. Call ahead for current prices and reservations.

 

Salisbury Wicomico Airport

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Taxi
Dave's Taxi
phone: 410-250-2400
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

Call for reservations & current pricing
Prices are subject to change.

   

Dave's Taxi (410) 250-2400 ~ approx. $50 to Ocean City, MD &/or Rehoboth/Lewes, DE; Aaron's Taxi (410) 430-7728 ~ approx. $65 to Rehoboth/Lewes, DE &/or Ocean City, MD. Call for current pricing and reservations.

 

BWI Marshall

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Commercial Van/Shuttle
BayRunner Shuttle
phone: 410-334-6440
Advanced Reservations Required

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

Approximately First Person $104.00; Party of (2) $158.00; Party of (3) $206.00; Party of (4) $246.00
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

~ 3 hours 

 

Distance:

 

110 miles

   

The above information is to the Park & Ride in Ocean City, MD; but then need to take taxi (Dave's Taxi (410) 250-2400 ~ approx. $50 & Aaron Taxi ~ approx. $65.00 The Baltimore Washington International Airport does not provide commuter flights to the Wicomico-Ocean City Regional Airport. If you have chosen to fly into this airport, you must rent a car and follow driving directions from DC/Baltimore Area or use the BayRunner Shuttle.

 
Driving Directions
  AIRPORTS Baltimore/Washington International 800-435-9294 Philadelphia International Airport 800-745-4283 Washington/Dulles Airport 703-572-2700 Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport 703-417-8000 Salisbury-Ocean City, MD Wicomico Airport 410-742-4190
  To the Clarion From Baltimore/Washington DC Take Rt 50 over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Stay on Rt 50 east to Route 90 east into Ocean City (coming over the Rt 90 Bridge). Turn Left onto Coastal Highway at the light and proceed to 101st St to the Clarion Resort, Oceanside
  To the Clarion From NY/NJ Via Cape May/Lewes Ferrry Take New Jersey Turnpike to Garden State Parkway to Route 109 Cape May/Lewes Ferry in Cape May NJ. From Lewes, DE take Route 1 south to Rehoboth/Lewes area. Continue on Route 1 through Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, and Fenwick Island, DE. Route 1 enters Ocean City and becomes Coastal Highway at 146th Street. The Clarionis on 101st Street Oceanside.
  To the Clarion From New England Area From the New England States, Take I-95 South, to the New Jersey Turnpike, and the Delaware Memorial Bridge. I-95 south to Exit 4-A to Route 1 (Christiana) South to Dover DE. Continue South. Approaching Milford DE follow Route 1 south /shore points. Follow Route One through Dewey, Bethany Beach and Fenwick Island DE. Route One enters Ocean City at 146th St. The Clarion is on 101st St Oceanside.
  To the Clarion From New York Take I-81 south, through New York, to Harrisburg take I-83 south to the Rt 695 Beltway around Baltimore MD. Take Rt 695 to Rt 97 south to Annapolis MD. Follow signs for Bay Bridge to Rt 50 east. Take Rt 50 east to Rt 90 east, into Ocean City at 62nd St and turn left and proceed north to The Clarion on 101st St Oceanside.
  To the Clarion From Norfolk VA From Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, follow Rt 13 North. At Pocomoke City, MD bear right onto Route 113 north to Rt 90 east into Ocean City(coming over the Rt 90 bridge). Turn left onto Coastal Highway at the light and proceed north to 101st St to the Clarion, Oceanside.
  To the Clarion From Philadelphia/Charlotte Airport Fly into the Philadelphia or Charlotte International Airport and transfer to a commuter flight to Salisbury Wicomico-Ocean City Regional Airport in Salisbury MD. Call US Airways Charter Services at 800-428-4322 to make reservations and for current schedule, or call Salisbury-Ocean City Regional Airport directly at 410-548-4827.
  To the Clarion From the Great Lakes Region Take I-70 east to the Baltimore MD area. From I-70, take the Rt 695 Beltway southeast to the Glen Burnie area, and Rt 97 south. Take Rt97 south to Rt 50 east (Annapolis and Bay Bridge). Take Rt 50 east to Rt 90 east into Ocean City (coming over the Rt 90 bridge). Turn Left onto Coastal Highway at the light and proceed to 101st St to the Clarion, Oceanside.
Equipment Requirements: Golf clubs. If you do not own a set of clubs, the Original Golf School will provide a set for the week at no cost.
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: Arrival/Orientation
(Monday, April 13)
   
 Afternoon: At 4:00 pm. your on-site coordinator will meet you in the conference room to welcome you and go over your schedule for the week. You will receive your packet with schedule information, etc. at this time. This will be followed by a presentation by a golf pro on Rules and Etiquette, club design, a discussion of grip and club selection, and stretching techniques. This session will prepare you for your week at the Bay Club, a 36 hole championship course located in Berlin, Maryland. N
 Dinner: Dinner in the hotel dining room followed by a free evening.
   
Accommodations: Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2: Golf Instruction
(Tuesday, April 14)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast
 Morning: Departure for Bay Club Golf Links after breakfast for range instruction by assigned pros associated with the Original Golf School. Each pro leads a group of 6 students of approximately the same skill level. Group assignments are made based on the golf survey provided to participants in advance.
 Lunch: Lunch at Bay Club
 Afternoon: After lunch re-join the golf pros at the practice range for more instruction (i.e. chipping, driving, putting). A video of your swing will be made and help to bring home the necessary work for your week.
 Dinner: Dinner in the Hotel Dining Room followed by a a free evening
   
Accommodations: Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Tee Times
(Wednesday, April 15)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast
 Morning: Departure for Bay Club Golf Links after breakfast. After a brief review of yesterday's program, the instructors will accompany you for tee off and play on the front nine holes. Holes are surrounded by a mature stand of trees, water holes and sand traps.
 Lunch: Lunch at Bay Club
 Afternoon: Following lunch the instructors will accompany you for for an afternoon round of golf and coaching. Afterwards, you will return to the hotel.
 Dinner: Dinner in Hotel Dining Room followed by a free evening.
   
Accommodations: Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Tee Times
(Thursday, April 16)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast
 Morning: Departure for Bay Club Golf Links following breakfast. Begin day with range instruction and practice.
 Lunch: Lunch at Bay Club
 Afternoon: Tee times following lunch. Scramble Tournament followed by Awards Ceremony and social.
 Dinner: Dinner in the hotel dining room followed by a free evening.
   
Accommodations: Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Field Trip/Instruction
(Friday, April 17)
   
 Breakfast: Breakfast
 Morning: Review and critique following breakfast. Pros will go over each persons needs and suggestions to inspire you to improvement. Program ends at 11:00 a.m.
   
Meals Included: Breakfast

Free Time Opportunities
 
  Ocean City, MD Ocean City, MD
Vacation Guide - Information and Calendar of Events for Ocean City, MD and local area For additional information, visit www.oceancity.org
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.

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Five Lessons, The Modern Fundamentals of Golf


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