13053
Pennsylvania
Improve Your Game on Two of Historic Shawnee’s Premier Golf Courses
Develop your golf game alongside PGA instructors, enjoying daily practice, informative lessons, practical tips and discovering the history of these two premier courses.
Program No. 13053RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
949
Getting There
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At a Glance

Play the historic Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort — host site of the 1938 PGA Championship in which Paul Runyan defeated Sam Snead in the final. Graced with magnificent trees, picturesque mountains and a beautiful river, this course was A. W. Tillinghast’s original design, completed in 1911. The PGA Professionals at Shawnee’s Tillinghast Golf Academy introduce you to the great game of golf and the basics of play including history, etiquette and rules.
Activity Level
Outdoor: No Sweat
Nine holes of golf a day with carts provided. Rental clubs available with prior arrangement. Metal spikes not permitted. Golfers of all experience and ability levels welcome. Golfers will be placed in smaller groups based on experience.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • PGA instructors demonstrate techniques, teach golf etiquette and share the rules and tips for practicing in a fun, informative series of lessons.
  • Take part in instruction and practice each morning, then play nine holes each afternoon. A bonus Master Class is a special treat!
  • Enjoy a farewell dinner, specializing in local foods and craft beer.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Brian Bergstol
Brian Bergstol is the touring golf professional for The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort and a PGA apprentice. He is a graduate of Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pa., where he was the number one golfer for the Moravian Hounds all four years. Only months after becoming a certified professional golfer, Brian qualified for and played in the 2008 U.S. Open in Torrey Pines, Calif. Between tournaments he shares his experience and knowledge of the game with other players who want to improve.
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Brian Bergstol
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