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Continuing Shawnee’s outstanding golf tradition, we officially launched the Tillinghast Golf Academy in June 2003.

For individual golf instruction, please call or visit the Golf Shop to reserve. Lessons are available 7 days a week by appointment. 

Professional Staff

Joseph W. Manley III, PGA

PGA Head Golf Professional

Joe graduated from East Stroudsburg University with a degree in Commercial Recreation and Leisure Services Management in 2002 and is entering his 11th year at The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort. After working as an Assistant Professional for his first three seasons, Joe was promoted to Head Professional in 2005 and was elected to membership in the PGA of America in 2010.  

Brian Bergstol

Head Teaching Professional

Brian has been instructing at Shawnee for 7 years, with 2 more years as Nike Junior Camp instructor while he was in college. In addition to being an instructor, Brian is also an accomplished golfer. He was a 2-time Middle Atlantic States Junior Tour player of the year, and a 3-time All-American at Moravian College, where he was voted the Most Outstanding Athlete in his graduating class and holds both single season and career records for the college, as well as having the lowest scoring average in the nation in 2007. Upon turning professional he qualified and played in the U. S. Open in 2008 at Torrey Pines in San Diego, CA. He also won on the NGA Hooters Tour, and finished Top 5 on their money list in 2010. Through his time as a golfer and instructor he has had the opportunity to learn from the best players in the world, as well as spend time with Ted Sheftic, Fred Brown, and Rick McCord who nationally recognized as Top 50 Instructors.


Individual Instruction

  • $250 Series of Four (paid in advance)
  • $75 One hour with professional staff
  • $86 One hour with two students
  • $110 9-Hole playing lesson

 

Lesson, Links, & Lunch

  • One-hour lesson
  • Nine holes of golf
  • Lunch at the Halfway House
  • $110 per person (1-3 students)

 


Half-Day Full Swing

Three hours of intense full swing instruction with the Tillinghast Golf Academy Staff. Video and computer analysis create a clear picture of necessary changes, with the instruction geared in developing a clear roadmap towards improvement.

Includes

  • Video analysis
  • Instruction manual
  • 3 Hours of Full Swing instruction
  • Class ratio is 5:1 student/teacher
  • Club fitting

Time

9am-12pm

Rates

$200 per student


Half-Day Short Day

Three hours of immediate impact on your scoring and handicap. We cover every aspect of the short game, leaving the student with a reliable plan for one of the most important parts of the game.

Includes 

  • Video analysis
  • Instruction manual
  • 3 Hours of Short Game instruction
  • Class ratio is 5:1 student/teacher
  • Club fitting

Time

9am-12pm

Rates

$200 per student


 

1-Day Golf School

Students receive three hours of instruction with a combination of Full Swing and Short Game training, followed by unlimited golf on the course after lunch. Students may also bring the instructor out for a 9-hole playing lesson after lunch for an additional fee of $40 per student.

Includes

  • Video analysis
  • Lunch at the River Room™ or The Gem and Keystone Brewpub™
  • All range, greens, and cart fees
  • 3 Hours of Full Swing/Short Game instruction
  • 9-hole playing lesson available after lunch for $40 per student
  • Class ratio is 5:1 student/teacher
  • Club fitting

Times

9am-12pm Full Swing/Short Game instruction

12pm-1pm Lunch
1:15pm-3:30pm On-course instruction

Rates

$325 single, $299 double, $250 triple
Prices are per person


2-Day Golf School

Students receive six hours of instruction with a combination of Full Swing and Short Game training, followed by unlimited golf on the course after lunch. Students may also bring the instructor out for a 9-hole playing lesson after lunch for an additional fee of $40 per student.

Includes

  • Video analysis
  • Breakfast on the second day. Lunch daily at the River Room™ or The Gem and Keystone Brewpub™
  • All range, greens, and cart fees
  • 6 Hours of Full Swing/Short Game instruction
  • 9-hole playing lesson available after lunch for $40 per student
  • Class ratio is 5:1 student/teacher
  • One night lodging with full breakfast
  • Club fitting
  • All taxes and resort fees

Times

9am-12pm Full Swing/Short Game instruction
12pm-1pm Lunch
1:15pm-3:30pm On-course instruction

Rates

Midweek: $535 single, $480 double, $399 triple
Weekend: $774 single, $630 double, $508 triple
Commuter Rate $390 (does not include breakfast)
Prices are per person Midweek (Monday-Thursday) and Weekends (Friday-Sunday)


3-Day Golf School

Geared for the serious golfer, with nine hours of instruction, our students leave with a clear understanding of their golf swing and a plan for a lifetime of the legendary game of golf.  After lunch students are given unlimited access to play on the championship golf course, and if they choose can obtain a 9-hole playing lesson from their instructor for an additional charge of $40 per student.

Includes

  • Video analysis
  • Breakfast the second and third day. Lunch daily at the River Room™ or The Gem and Keystone Brewpub™
  • All range, greens, and cart fees
  • 9 Hours of Full Swing/Short Game instruction
  • 9-hole playing lesson available after lunch for $40 per student
  • Class ratio is 5:1 student/teacher
  • Two nights lodging with full breakfast
  • Club fitting
  • All taxes and resort fees

Times

9am-12pm Full Swing/Short Game instruction
12pm-1pm Lunch
1:15pm-3:30pm On-course instruction

Rates

Midweek: $861 single, $686 double, $603 triple
Weekend: $985 single, $756 double, $656 triple
Commuter Rate $570 (does not include breakfast)
Prices are per person Midweek (Monday-Thursday) and Weekends (Friday-Sunday)

Registration Information

If you are interested in a private lesson or in any of the schools,
call 1-800-SHAWNEE (742-9633) ext. 1480
GolfPro@ShawneeInn.com

A credit card is required to guarantee golf instruction and reservation. 


Cancellation Policy

A credit card is required to book all golf instruction. No charges will be made on cancellations made 10 days prior to the date of the lesson. Any cancellations within 10 days of the lesson will receive a credit to rebook for another date(s) during the current season; in addition a $75 processing fee will be added to the bill for all Full-Day schools.


Nike Junior Camps

Nike Golf Schools & Jr. Camps, Shawnee Inn
Overnight and Day Camp Options

2014 Dates:

June 22-26, 2014
July 20-24, 2014

Rates:
Overnight: $1,050.00
Extended Day 9 am - 9 pm: $950.00

Go to Nike Golf Schools & Jr. Camps, Shawnee Inn to register for the Nike Junior Golf Camps.