Playing the game of golf well requires a solid understanding of the fundamentals. Most PGA and LPGA Tour Professionals work with professional instructors frequently. Many even have their personal instructors travel to major events to work with them. We know that a solid foundation in technique will lead to lower scores and more enjoyment. Whether you need a quick fix or a major overhaul from private instruction or want to learn the key elements of course management through a personal playing lesson, our instructors are committed to exceeding your expectations.
The Walters Golf Academy
The Walters Golf Academy is committed to providing the finest in golf instruction. We use the latest in digital golf video with lessons and provide our students with a DVD of the lesson to take home. All our Las Vegas golf instructors participate in extensive training throughout the year to ensure consistent quality. We provide a wide range of golf instruction options from low cost junior clinics to the finest in custom golf schools. Our goal is to exceed our students’ expectations.
- We believe in establishing a strong foundation in the set-up fundamentals of grip, posture, alignment, ball position and balance.
- We work to develop a swing for each student that fits their individual needs and abilities.
- We believe in the use of video to enhance the learning experience.
- We strive to exceed every customers’ expectations.
Mike Davis, Director of Instruction for the Walters Golf Academy, conducted a research project in 2001 along with the Kinesiology Department from UNLV. The study won an award from the World Scientific congress of Golf and was presented at the international meeting at St. Andrews, Scotland in the summer of 2002. The study showed that use of video in a lesson improved a student’s performance significantly compared to traditional instruction. We use the latest in digital video technology and each student will receive a DVD of the lesson to take home.
Callaway Club Fitting Center
We are a recognized Callaway Fitting Center. Using the Callaway Launch Monitor, we can identify the proper specifications for each student. Students will hit a variety of clubs and the computer assisted launch monitor will identify the type of club that provides the best launch angle, ball velocity, and spin rate.
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Mike Davis, PGA Master Professional/Instruction, Director of Instruction, is recognized as one of the top instructors in the country, being chosen by GOLF Magazine for their prestigious Top 100 Instructor list and has been ranked the #2 instructor in Nevada since 2002 by Golf Digest. Mike has played on the PGA Tour in the mid-seventies. He has been chosen Instructor of the Year fifteen times by different PGA Chapters and Sections. Mike is also an expert in the field of video instruction, having won an award for his research from the World Scientific Congress of Golf. Mike has written articles for regional and national magazines for the past thirty years including the September 2005 issue of Golf Digest and numerous articles in GOLF Magazine. He is also the Director of Instruction for VegasGolfer Magazine and writes eight articles every year.
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Ron Bosler, PGA Director of Instruction, Desert Pines Golf Club, has taught golf for over 34 years. He received a Masters in Education ten years ago, which has helped him greatly as a golf instructor. Ron has instructed in Missouri, Kansas, Arizona, California and, most recently, Hawaii. He has had much success in assisting golfers of all ability levels. His enthusiasm and passion for the game of golf makes learning from Ron very enjoyable.