Grand Traverse Golf Academy is a year-round, 2,000 square-foot facility featuring three heated, indoor-outdoor hitting bays equipped with mirrors, motion-capture technology for swing analysis, and Callaway Club fitting.
During the winter months, the Academy serves as the Winter Golf Center offering lessons, open clinics, practice sessions, and indoor league play on the GC2-powered Golf Simulator by Foresight Sports.
- Private Instruction
- On Course Instruction
- Public Clinics
- Corporate Clinics
- Team Builds
- Ladies-Only Clinics
- Junior Camps and Clinics
- Golf Academy Memberships
Grand Traverse Resort & Spa Golf Academy
100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd.
Acme, MI 49610
Golf Academy Hours of Operation
By appointment only, please call 231-534-6550.
Practice time rates
- $10 per 1/2 hour
- $20 per hour
(1/2 your time is hitting into a net & 1/2 your time outside)
Monthly & Season Passes available
- $125 per hour, Director of Instruction - Mark Hill, PGA
- $110 per hour, Lead Instructor - Randy Ernst, PGA
- $110 per hour, Lead Instructor - Shane Hollandsworth, PGA
- $75 per hour, Lead Instructor - Rachel Jurik
Series of 5 hours for the price of 4 hours
Tuesday and Wednesday at 11:00am at the Golf Academy.
Cost: $30 per clinic.
Ladies Golf Clinics
Thursdays at 11:00am at the Golf Academy.
Weekly cost: $35 for guests.
We’re excited to bring back our Thursday Golf Clinics this summer! Each week we will focus on different aspects of the game. The clinics will be headed by Rachel Jurik, our new Assistant Golf Pro, and run in collaboration with Golf Academy staff.
This is an incredible opportunity to work closely with our dedicated staff, and to improve your game in a fun and encouraging environment. We look forward to working with you! Sign up in the Pro Shop or by calling 231-534-6000.
Junior Golf Program
The Junior Golf Program at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa's Golf Academy is dedicated bringing the game of golf and its values to its young students.
The Junior Golf Program is divided into three divisions. Little Linksters are golfers from age five to eight and Junior Golfers, age nine to fifteen. The instruction sessions are on Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning June 20 and finishing July 27. (No class July 4th and 6th)
The program times are as follows:
- Little Linksters (ages 5-8) 4:00pm - 5:00pm
- Junior Golfers (age 9-17) 5:15pm - 6:15pm
- Advanced Class 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The fee for the program is $175 for 12 sessions. Class size is limited to the first 10 children signed up in each age group. That's 10 hours of instruction encompassing short game, full swing, course strategies and video of each juniors golf swing.
Weekly Junior Clinic
The Golf Academy Instructors Randall Ernst, Shane Hollandsworth and Mark Hill will be hosting Junior Clinics at 10:00am each Saturday throughout the spring and summer months.
$30.00 per junior for 1 hour of instruction.
Winter Golf Academy
Our winter Winter Golf Academy opens on December 27, 2016.
Hours of operation are:
To register contact the Golf Academy at 231-534-6550 or email [email protected]
Missing the sunny summer links? Try our Golf Simulator.
½ hour $25
1 hour $40
2 hours $70
Putting Practical in Practice
For golfers who can hit pure shots like Tiger Woods on the practice tee, but become hackers when they tee the ball up on a golf course, Mark Hill might have just the cure for your game.
Turn competing in a race or triathlon into a vacation by staying at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa and enjoying all the amenities and attractions the Resort and the area have to offer.
Spa Grand Traverse- Always in Season
Special packages offer the best of summer and winter.