Chunking wedges? Slicing irons? Fix every fault in your game in as little as three days at the nation's top learning centers, the ultimate stops for expert advice, state-of-the-art technology, personalized attention and lest we forget a lot of fun. (An explanation of the selection criteria is here.)
Rates are for 3-day programs unless noted. For a complete list of school programs and other locations, visit the websites listed on this page.
WRIGHT BALANCE GOLF ACADEMY
Mission Viejo, Calif.
WHAT IT COSTS $1,195
WHY YOU SHOULD GO Over 25 hours of total instruction based on Dr. Wright's science-proven approach.
Tips from Top 100 Teacher Dr. David Wright
KRIS MOE GOLF SCHOOLS
Glen Ellen, Calif.
WHAT IT COSTS $1,275
WHY YOU SHOULD GO Small learning groups give you more for your buck; excellent wine-country locale.
WHAT IT COSTS $2,495
WHY YOU SHOULD GO Two Top 100 teachers on staff; innovative programs emphasize scoring, not swinging.
BUTCH HARMON SCHOOL OF GOLF
Las Vegas, Nev.
WHAT IT COSTS $2,900 (incl. lodging)
WHY YOU SHOULD GO A 2:1 student-teacher ratio means you'll get the hands-on attention you deserve.
WHAT IT COSTS $1,200-$1,850
WHY YOU SHOULD GO Innovative program customizes lessons to complement your physical abilities.
AVIARA GOLF ACADEMY
WHAT IT COSTS $1,795
WHY YOU SHOULD GO Led by Top 100 Teacher Kip Puterbaugh; come prepared 8 hours of lessons a day.
McGETRICK GOLF ACADEMY
WHAT IT COSTS $975
WHY YOU SHOULD GO Top 100 teacher Mike McGetrick goes all out; intense digital analysis and fittings.
JIM MCLEAN GOLF SCHOOL - TEXAS
Ft. Worth, Tex.
WHAT IT COSTS $2,295
WHY YOU SHOULD GO The new 14,000-sq. ft. performance center alone is worth the price of admission.