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Historic Shawnee’s Premier Courses: Golfing With Your Grandchild

Tee up! Develop your golf game alongside your grandchild and professional PGA & Nike instructors as you enjoy daily practice, instructive lessons and useful tips on two premier courses.
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Program No. 23104RJ
6 days
Starts at

Historic Shawnee’s Premier Courses: Golfing With Your Grandchild

Tee up! Develop your golf game alongside your grandchild and professional PGA & Nike instructors as you enjoy daily practice, instructive lessons and useful tips on two premier courses.
6 days
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Program No. 23104 RJ
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Fore! Take your golf game to new heights as you and your grandchild play at the Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort, a historic course graced with magnificent trees, picturesque mountains and a beautiful river. Hone your skills during daily small-group instruction and practice each morning with PGA Professionals and NIKE Golf Camp Instructors, who will introduce you and your grandchild to the basics of this great game, including history, etiquette and tips. Then, play nine holes each afternoon to test out your skills on the green!

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Polish your moves during a 30-minute private lesson with your grandchild and a golf pro in addition to your daily instruction and a Master Class from PGA and NIKE Golf Camp instructors.
  • Play golf each afternoon on Shawnee’s 27-hole and Great Bear’s 18-hole championship golf courses to work on the skills you picked up during your morning lessons.
  • Celebrate the end of the week with a special putting contest and a farewell dinner with your teammates and opponents!
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by John Gordon
Forget the plaid pants, the white-fringed shoes, the silly caps -- the game of golf has come a long way! And it's experiencing unprecedented popularity with kids. This informative book introduces them to the basics of golf, as well as to the origins and history of the game, golf equipment and etiquette, types of courses, and stars of the past, present and future. This is not simply a how-to book, but an engaging and informative look at an increasingly kid-friendly sport. The comprehensive format will appeal to young golfers just starting out and to those already familiar with the game
by Lorne Rubenstein
“Golf is full of quirky bits and pieces along with stories and information. There’s something on every page of this entertaining book to interest and amuse every golfer. Not surprising with Lorne Rubenstein involved—one of the best.” —Arnold Palmer
by David Divot
The Fundamentals of Quitting Golf offers permanent relief, or perhaps just a chuckle, to golf sufferers who swear they are going to quit the game, often using very colorful language. As explained by author David Divot, your mind is cluttered with excuses for your poor play: lack of lessons, bad courses, old clubs, new clubs and on and on. Quitting "cold turkey" does not work because, subconsciously, you want to believe this nonsense. But with Divot's ten-year course of treatment, you eventually admit that there is no excuse for your game. Explore techniques to control your anger and depression. Then ponder why you would put that monumental achievement at risk by trying to golf. Discover that having confidence in your game is the surest way to shatter your confidence. Consider why golf magazines constantly offer new tips for curing the same problems that were supposedly cured by the tips offered in previous issues. Find out how to heighten your disappointment by pretending you have some control over where your ball will go. You may not cure your golf affliction with The Fundamentals of Quitting Golf, but at least you'll have a good laugh trying.
13 Meals
5 Breakfasts
3 Lunches
5 Dinners
The following choices may be available when requested in advance: Gluten Free, Vegetarian, Low Fat, Low Salt
Lodgings may differ by date. Select a date to see the lodgings specific to that date.
Aug 08, 2021 - Aug 13, 2021
  • Aug 08, 2021 - Aug 13, 2021
5 nights
Shawnee on Delaware
Evoking an atmosphere of old world charm, the Shawnee Inn’s 103 guest rooms and suites balance comfort, convenience and history. All offer views of its famous golf course, the Delaware River or its expansive grounds. Because the property was built in 1911, no two rooms are alike. Each differs in size and configuration, yet all share a commitment to environmentally friendly and sustainable practices, including chemical-free housekeeping and all-natural soaps and shampoos. Additional amenities include Wi-Fi, an indoor swimming pool, TV and more. The institute offers myriad settings for Road Scholars to gather for conversation and relaxation. Good to know: Most meals served buffet-style; bus own table.

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