Bandon Dunes Golf Resort has a number of PGA Teaching Professionals, led by Kevin Phillips, Director of Instruction, and Grant Rogers, Director of Instruction Emeritus and PGA Master Professional. Our Golf Professionals are experts at teaching you how to hit the variety of shots necessary to play your best golf at Bandon Dunes as well as at your home course.

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“You’re better than you think you are. To make the clubhead travel 26 feet on an arc and catch the ball on the clubface is a small miracle. Beating yourself up over the imperfections within that miracle is kind of ridiculous. Never wait to be good to have fun, and never lose sight of the fact you’re doing something pretty amazing.”

– Grant Rogers, Director of Instruction Emeritus

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Golf Lesson Comparison

Individual Lessons

Private individual golf lessons are available and should be scheduled prior to your arrival. Instruction takes place at our 55-acre Practice Center and can be tailored to any facet of the game you’d like to focus and improve upon.

Group Golf Lessons

Golf lessons for your group of two or more is a great way to learn key fundamentals in a welcoming social environment. With multiple targets, a wide variety of bunkers and a 1-acre putting green, the Practice Center will test every shot in your group’s bag while one of our teaching professionals helps reinforce the goals of your group lesson.

Playing Lessons

For many golfers, taking what they have practiced and learned at the range can be tough to translate on the golf course. Playing lessons help with this challenge as well as instructing on overall course management skills. These popular 18-hole, 9-hole, and Bandon Preserve lessons are designed to be instructive and fun and will help golfers of all ability levels play their best golf on our links courses.

Links Lessons

Most of our guests have minimal links golf experience. Learning the art of shot-making, playing the bounce, and how wind dictates everything on our six links courses is crucial to embracing the Bandon experience. Links Lessons can be scheduled at a convenient time for groups of 2 or more golfers at the Practice Center and can cover a variety of golf shots including playing golf in the wind, putting, chipping, pitching, bump and run shots and bunkers - covering every facet of how to play your best links golf.

Beginning Golf Lessons

If you have never played golf or haven't played recently then schedule a beginning golf lesson. These classic lessons are a great way for individuals and groups to learn a few of the most important golf fundamentals. Golf equipment is provided by request, at no charge.

Junior Golf Lessons

The Bandon Dunes Practice Center is a perfect place for junior golfers to learn important full-swing and short game fundamentals as well as be introduced to the etiquette of the game. Beginning, intermediate, or advanced golf lessons for individuals or small groups of junior golfers are available upon request.

Pricing

TypePrice
Half-Hour Lesson$60
One-Hour Lesson$100
Links Lesson$50 per player
9-Hole or Bandon Preserve Playing Lesson$200 (plus green fees)
18-Hole Playing Lessons$300 (plus green fees)
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JULY LINKS GOLF ACADEMY
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The Links Golf Academy is designed to help golfers play their best golf while introducing them to the shot-making requirements to enjoy the links experience. Morning instruction covering full-swing topics, greenside and fairway bunker play, short-game links strategies and putting nuances prepares golfers for afternoon adventures on our championship courses. Our trained PGA Professionals join each playing group providing on-course support, teaching and coaching while reinforcing all of the morning’s lessons. Whether you visit as a single, with your favorite group of friends, or you’re mixing business with pleasure, the Links Golf Academy is sure to help you get the most out of your time at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort.

2023 Links Golf Academy Schedule

*The 2022 Links Golf Academy is now FULL.

Sunday, July 9th, 2023

  • 2:00 - 3:00 P.M.  |  Arrival and Beer/Wine Reception at Pacific Grill Patio
  • 3:00 - 4:00 P.M. | Tee Times on Pacific Dunes

Monday, July 10th, 2023

  • 8:30 – 11:30 A.M. | Instruction Rotations at Practice Center
  • 11:15 AM – 1:15 P.M. | Lunch at Tufted Puffin
  • 1:10 – 2:10 P.M. | Tee Times at Bandon Dunes

Tuesday, July 11th, 2023

  • 8:30 – 11:30 A.M. | Instruction Rotations at Practice Center
  • 11:15 AM – 1:00 P.M. | Lunch at Pacific Grill
  • 1:10 – 2:10 P.M. | Tee Times at Sheep Ranch
  • 8:00 – 9:30 P.M. | Dinner at Trails End Gazebo

Wednesday, July 12th, 2023

  • Check out by 11:00 A.M. or extend your stay and schedule more golf.

2023 Links Golf Academy Fees

$TBD (double occupancy)

  • Includes three rounds of golf and three nights lodging at Lily Pond, golf instruction, two lunches and a final academy dinner

$TBD (single occupancy – pending availability)

  • Includes three rounds of golf and three nights lodging at Lily Pond, golf instruction, two lunches and a final academy dinner

To schedule individual, group golf lessons,
or to sign up for the July Links Golf
Academy please contact our Teaching Professionals.

Kevin Phillips
Director of Instruction

Direct: (541) 347-8460
Resort: (888) 345-6008
kphillips@bandondunesgolf.com

Grant Rogers
Director of Instruction Emeritus

Direct: (541) 347-5852
Resort: (888) 345-6008
grogers@bandondunesgolf.com

Check out our employee feature on Grant!

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