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The Golf Academy – Lesson Programmes and Tariffs

Introduction to the Golf Academy
The newly opened Golf Academy at Aphrodite Hills Golf Resort features a large double ended driving range with distance markers. Short game practice facilities including a large putting green and separate pitching and chipping green. The academy also has its own 3-hole course, consisting of two par 4’s and on par 3. Aphrodite Hills provides the perfect environment for learning golf and improving your game. We would also like to introduce you to our resident PGA Professional, Andrew Darker and Giles Johnson. Andrew heads the Professional team; he brings with him a wealth of international experience. Andrew joined us from Abu Dhabi where he directed the set up of a new Golf Academy and promoted golf awareness to the Middle Eastern market. Previously Andrew was based in the UK. He was Senior Coach at the renowned Cranfield Golf Academy, “the experience I gained working alongside on of Europe’s top coaches, Scott Cranfield has proved invaluable to my own development as a premier coach,” says Andrew. Also working with the Professional team is Giles Johnson. Giles joins us from Germany where he worked as a teaching professional promoting golf throughout the country

He has the ability of teaching golf in both German and English languages. Giles has an excellent reputation in coaching; he has worked with golfers of all levels and ability; from beginners to club teams and county players. Previous to this, Giles worked at one of top Golf Clubs in the South of England.
“I look forward to working with the golf team at Aphrodite Hills to promote golf throughout Cyprus. I have many goals and ambitions, one is to produce a future champion from Cyprus who can compete with the worlds best tour professionals”.

The Golf Academy at Aphrodite Hills has a variety of programmes to choose from. Please read through the descriptions of programmes available before choosing one that suits your requirements.

Lesson Programmes

Individual lessons
Suitable for golfers of all levels. The professional will work on the key areas of your game to guarantee improvement. A plan, or course of lessons could be established, this would avoid the quick fix approach and ensure that changes remain a permanent part of your game.

Couples lessons
All of the lessons and programmes are available as couples lessons. You can share the lesson and enjoyment with a partner or friend.

Start Golf Programme
Suitable for the complete beginner. Consists of a series of 4 x 45 minute lessons on the driving range. Teaching you the key fundamentals, including the grip, set-up and swing movements. This is a great introduction to the swing and will include some of the basic rules and etiquette.

Redevelopment Programme
Suitable for the novice and is a continuation from the Start Golf Programme. Consists of a series of 3 x 45 minute lessons and 1 x 3 hole playing lesson on the academy course. Introduces the use of various clubs using the full swing. Also includes techniques for putting and chipping before taking you out to play the 3 academy holes. This is the next step to getting out on the course.

Advanced Programme
Suitable for the more experienced or regular golfer. Consists of 3 x 45 minute lessons and 1 x 9 hole playing lesson. The lessons will concentrate on the keys to taking the game to the course. Working on pre-shot routine and parts of the short game or swing depending on the golfers needs. The final step is to take everything to the course and consolidate the improvements. Further rules and etiquette will be included.

3 hole playing lesson
Suitable for all golfers. Working on improving course management to achieve the ultimate goal, lower scores!

9 hole playing lesson
Suitable for all established golfers. Working on course management to achieve lower scores. Improving specific areas of the mental approach, including relaxation and focus techniques.

Group Tuition
Designed for everyone. Organise a group of friends or colleagues, either as beginners or regular golfers. The content or program will be designed to suit the needs of everyone with the group.

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