Benton Hall Golf Academy

If you are new to the game or wish to improve your techniques, Benton Hall Golf and Country Club has a Golf Academy Membership available to all, offering beginner and improver golf lessons in Essex.

Membership includes a structured flexible golf lesson programme and free access to the practice facilities and golf course* over an 8 week period.

Ask for details regarding our Beginner and Debut Academy Membership Packages.

Beginners Membership

An introduction to playing the game

6 Group Golf lessons to get you started and provide you with a comprehensive insight into the game 

GOLF LESSONS WHAT WILL I LEARN? WHAT I SHOULD BE ABLE TO ACHIEVE
Foundation Golf Lesson This lesson introduces you to the game.
How to set up to the ball correctly including Grip, Stance, Posture, Body Alignment, Ball Position and Basic Swing fundamentals.
You should be able to set up to the ball correctly and have an understanding of the key basics of the golf swing.
Putting How to set up correctly with a Putter in hand.
How to make a putting stroke.
How to read a green.
You should be able to read a green, set up and execute a putting stroke.
Iron Play Learn and distinguish the difference between the Irons in the Bag.
The importance of setting up correctly with Different Irons.
Identify the difference between Irons and the different results that can be expected.
Short Game Golf Introduction What is the short game? You will learn the variations and different aspects of a key area of the game; chipping. Identify and execute a chip shot along with understanding by using different clubs can vary the outcome of your chip shot.
Woods Learn how to set up to Tee off using a Wood from the Teeing Area. How the Wood differs from an Iron. Be able to successfully set up for a wood shot played from the Tee.
Understand the difference between setting up for a standard shot with a wood to that of an Iron.
Playing Lesson Some basic rules and etiquette of the game.
How to apply what you have learnt and take to the course.
Have an understanding of the basic format to which the game is played. Identify where certain shots are applicable.

  Beginners Golf Academy

Debut Membership

This phase is aimed towards a Beginner phase “graduate” looking to take the next step towards golfing success

Rules Management - Use the rules to your advantage. Managing the Course - Approaching each hole with a game plan. Scorecard - How to score correctly.

LESSON WHAT WILL I LEARN? WHAT I SHOULD BE ABLE TO ACHIEVE
Swing Assessment
Lesson
About how your swing works.
Establish an idea for areas of improvement
You will have an understanding on how to correct any current faults.
Have an understanding of what areas of the swing need improving and how they can improve.
Be given specifics to practice on in order to improve your shot making capabilities
Pitching
"The 50 yard Shot"
The difference between a Pitch and a Chip shot.
Understanding of where and how the shot is played
You should be able to read a green, set up and execute a putting stroke.
Woods from the Fairway How to play the woods from the fairway without the aid of a tee peg.
Where and where not to execute the fairway wood shot.
Successfully set up to play the shot understanding the fundamentals between teeing off with a wood and playing a wood from the fairway.
Irons - Playing from sloping lies Understanding how the ball flight will be affected by the ball above and below your feet as well as sidehill lies.
Necessary adjustments within your set up to compensate for sloping lies.
Be able to distinguish what ball flight may occur for any given sloping lie and make the required adjustments within your set up.
Playing Lesson
Course Management
Some basic rules and etiquette of the game.
How to apply what you have learnt and take to the course.
Lower your scores !!

Debut Golf Academy

Call now to find out more information or to book on 01376 502 454.