The Valley Golf Academy at Tumwater Valley

Tumwater, WA

■ PRIVATE LESSONS​


The Valley Golf Academy is proud to offer private golf lessons at Tumwater Valley Golf Club from our talented and knowledgeable instructors who hope to inspire your skill development with their love of the game!


See availability and rates  for each of our instructors.


To learn more about our instructors, visit our Instructor page.

■ SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

As a supplement to the Birdie Level of First Tee the Skill Development curriculum focuses on core fundamentals that provides a foundation for playing 9 holes of golf.  Areas of focus will include stance, posture, foundation swing techniques, short game enhancement, and on course instruction. 

Goals:  Be able to shoot below 63 for nine holes, hit 50% of greens from 55 to 75 yards, average below 3.5 putts per hole for nine holes.

What is offered:  One-hour and a half group lesson per month (maximum of 5 students per group), one small range bucket each day for practice, one round per week at the Mint Valley Learning Center Par 3.  Access to special events and 20% discounts on merchandise throughout the season.  Students can practice and schedule lessons a either Tumwater Valley (Tumwater, WA) or Mint Valley (Longview, WA) golf courses.  Membership in the Washington State Golf Association Youth on Course Program-includes USGA Handicap Index and significant discounts at regional golf courses.  Students receive discounted rates on private lessons.  All instructors are First Tee Certified.

$50.00 per month 

Must register for a minimum of two months

Offered April - September




■ HIGH SCHOOL PREP PROGRAM

As a supplement to the Eagle Level of the First Tee Program the High School Prep Program curriculum focuses on enhancement of the core fundamentals developed at the Player, Par, and Birdie Levels and provides the foundations for playing 18 holes and being competitive at the high school level.  Focus will be on rules, strategies for competitive play, specialty shots, and scoring.

Goals:  Be able to shoot below 100 for 18 holes, hit 50 % of greens from 80 to 100 yards, hit 50 % of fairways (shots 160-190 yards), average below 2.5 putts per hole for 18 holes.

What is offered:  One-hour group lesson per week (maximum of 8 students per group), one large bucket each day for practice, daily access at the Mint Valley Learning Center Par 3.  Access to special events and 20% discounts on merchandise throughout the season.  Students can practice and schedule lessons a either Tumwater Valley (Tumwater, WA) or Mint Valley (Longview, WA) golf courses. Membership in the Washington State Golf Association Youth on Course Program-includes USGA Handicap Index and significant discounts at regional golf courses. Students receive discounted rates on private lessons.   All instructors are First Tee Certified.

$100.00 per month

Must register for a minimum of two months

Offered April - September




■ COLLEGE PREP PROGRAM

As a supplement to the Ace Level of the First Tee Program the College Prep Program curriculum focuses on enhancement of the core fundamentals developed at the Player, Par, Birdie, and Eagle Levels and provides the foundations for competitive tournament play, development of individualized practice plans, mental game, and strategic approach to golf maximizing your individualized talents.

Goals:  Be able to shoot below 77 for 18 holes, hit 75 % of greens from 80 to 100 yards, hit 75 % of fairways (shots 160-190 yards), average below 2 putts per hole for 18 holes.

What is offered:  One-hour private lesson per week, unlimited range access, daily access at the Mint Valley Learning Center Par 3 and Twilight Golf at Tumwater Valley Golf Course.    

Access to special events and 30% discounts on merchandise throughout the season.  Students can practice and schedule lessons a either Tumwater Valley (Tumwater) or Mint Valley (Longview) golf courses.  Integration with Sky Trak Launch Monitor, and a Titleist Performance Institute certified instructor specialized in the study of how the human body functions in relation to the golf swing. Up to three instructors will be available to you all who have received scholarships and have played at the Collegiate Division 1 or 2 level.  Membership in the Washington State Golf Association Youth on Course Program-includes USGA Handicap Index and significant discounts at regional golf courses. All instructors are First Tee Certified.

$150.00 per month

Must register for a minimum of two months

Offered 12 months a year