Holiday Valley's Director of Golf is Steve Carney. Steve is a Master PGA Golf Professional, one of only 212 in the country. Steve's 20+ years of teaching experience with all levels and ages of golfers not only gives him the ability to pinpoint what you need help with, but also gives him a great understanding how each individual learns best. Also teaching at Holiday Valley under Steve are Class A PGA member, Kyle Benish and Tom Dirito USGTF Instructor. Kyle and Tom specialize in children's golf lessons and advanced players.
Be sure to check out Play Golf America Day on June 16, 2013. It's FREE and features lesson, equipment demos, tips from the Pros and fun contests. Bring the whole family!
Half hour lesson $40
One hour lesson $65
Couples lesson $80
3-Day Junior Golf Camp
Looking for something fun and worthwhile for your kids this summer? The Holiday Valley Junior Golf Camp is a lot of fun and will teach kids a sport they can enjoy their whole life long. The camp is a 3-day program on July 10, 11 and 12, 2013 from 9AM to 1:30 and is designed for golfers of all abilities, ages 7-18. Holiday Valley's Master PGA Professional will focus on all aspects of golf, with driving range practice, and course play. Campers are divided into groups based on age and ability. After the instructional period the campers will test the skills they have learned on the course. Camp concludes with a golf skills challenge with prizes.
The cost is $225 per camper and includes lunch each day, instruction, and driving range and green fee. For information or registration, call Steve Carney at 716-699-2345, ext. 4009 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquire about lodging at the Inn or at a nearby condo.
Junior Golf Clinics
If you’re a new golfer or have played for a while you are invited to participate in this year Junior Clinics. Boys and girls from ages 7-18 will receive 4 days of instruction, rules, etiquette and a picnic day! We will be playing the course on final night again this year. A fee of $30.00 covers everything. Classes will be supervised by PGA Master Professional Steven R. Carney, and PGA Assistant Professionals Tom Dirito and Kyle Benish.
Classes will include instruction with woods, irons, chipping and putting. Clubs and balls will be provided, or students may bring their own clubs. Class dates and times are as follows:
July 11, 18, 25 from 9:45 -11:00 at the Practice Facility
August 1 from 9:45 - 12:30 at the Practice Facility (Etiquette & Lunch)
and August 1 from 6:00 – 8:00 on the golf course (Optional with adult)
Cost is only $30 per 4 clinics. For information or registration, call Steve Carney at 716-699-2345, ext. 4009 or email email@example.com.
For a registration form click on the link below or call Steve Carney at 716-699-2345, ext. 4009 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Just for the Ladies
Forget what you've heard about golf...women CAN golf and golf CAN be fun! Check out our Beginner's Ladies Group that meets every other Wednesday night at 5 PM in the Golf Shop. It isn't necessary to sign up in advance, just come whenever you like, individually or with a partner. We begin with a 20 minute lesson or rule each night, then you go out on the course with 3 others and "play by the rules as best as you can"! Once you get to 10 strokes, you can pick up your ball! How's that for no pressure? The Beginner Ladies Group to be announced. Cost is $13.00 each night. Cart rental is optional, but if you want a cart it is $8.00 per person.
5:00 Lesson Week Dates: May 15, 29, June 12, 26, July 10, 24, Aug 7,21
Fun Event Weeks: May 22 at 5 PM, June 19 at 5 PM, July 17at 6 PM, Aug 14at 5 PM Play 6 holes, $2 entry and no handicap needed!!!
Did we mention that it is Fun?
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Golf Practice Facility
Holiday Valley's practice facility features a 300 yard driving range including 10 covered tees and up to 50 grass tees, multiple target greens and a ball machine. The putting greens and short game areas are adjacent to the range, which is located on the east side of Rt. 219, across from the Inn at Holiday Valley. The Golf School Building is headquarters for the Mel Sole Golf School.
Purchase tokens for Range Balls. 1 token=$4, 2 tokens=$8, 3 tokens=$10 and 6 tokens=$20. The price of a Range Key ranges from $50 to $150. With the $150 Range Key you will receive $50 in free range balls.
Mel Sole Golf Clinics
The Mel Sole Golf School has been named one of the top five USA golf schools. New this year is a clinic for up to 6 golfers for only $35! The clinic, available Tuesdays through Fridays, starts at 1:30 and will last up to 2 hours. Focus of the clinics varies from full swing to short game. These clinics will result in serious game improvement and lower scores. To arrange a clinic call Holiday Valley's Ritson-Sole instructor, James Arbogast at 616-307-2872. Check out what golfers say about the Ritson-Sole Academy!