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Golf Tuition Holidays with Stuart Smith PGA

The Golf Travel People work in partnership with The Stuart Smith Golf Academy to offer high quality residential golf tuition holidays in Spain and Portugal.

Stuart has over 20 years professional coaching experience and uses every part of it in making sure that he delivers a beneficial lesson to you each and every time.

Stuart has spent the last 12 years focusing on the short game and has now established himself as one of the leading short game coaches.

His book “7 Steps To Heavenly Chipping” and 2 training aids designed by Stuart are currently being sold throughout Europe, USA & Canada.  The “Putt Easy” is under the Odyssey brand and the “Connect Easy” strap is branded Callaway.

So, don’t miss out on a chance to transform your short game, as well as having a great time with other golfers at fantastic venues just like many other golfers already have:

“Fabulous trip, impressive golf course, and it was great seeing old friends and making new ones. Lots and lots of laughs !!! Well done Stuart.”
“Great golfing holiday! First timers on one of Stuart’s “short game” improvement holidays and came away with so much more understanding of all aspects of chipping, pitching and putting! Couldn’t wait to get out and put into practice what we had worked on.”

See below for details of Stuart Smith Golf Academy residential tuition breaks which cater for all ages and standards of golfer, so why not contact Stuart now on 07766 733560 or email stuart@stuartsmithgolfacademy.com to discuss your requirements?

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Upcoming scheduled residential tuition breaks are as follows:

Cadiz/Jerez, Spain - September 2020

A 1 week tuition trip to the 5 star Barcelo Montecastillo Resort 
7th – 14th September 2020

The trip includes –

  • 7 nights Half Board at the 5 star Barcelo Montecastillo Resort
  • 5 rounds of golf at Montecastillo GC with buggies included
  • On course tuition
  • Swing checks before playing
  • Click for details of the excellent practice facilities at Montecastillo

Twin room: £950pp excluding flights/transfers
Single room: £1250 excluding flights/transfers

 

Stuart says “this trip will happen no matter the amount of golfers. This will be a more low key trip than usual but with swing checks before you play and some on course tuition. If you are interested in coming, contact me and I will send you more information. I will be flying with Ryanair into Jerez, which is only a 10 minute taxi ride away from the resort.”

 

Monday 7th September 2020

  • Travel to resort

Tuesday 8th September 2020 

  • 1100 – Swing check
  • 1200 – Tee off 18 holes

Wednesday 9th September 2020

  • 1100 – Bunkers
  • 1310 – Tee off 18 holes

Thursday 10th September 2020

  • 1100 – Pitching
  • 1230 – Tee off 18 holes

Friday 11th September 2020

  • Day off – free golf at Montecastillo is available with afternoon tee times and buggies to be arranged (supplement will apply for the buggies – if required)

Saturday 12th September 2020 

  • 0900 – Chipping from the rough
  • 1020 – Tee off 18 holes

Sunday 13th September 2020

  • 1100 – Swing check
  • 1310 – Tee off 18 holes

Monday 14th September 2020

  • Travel home

Contact Stuart on 07766 733560 to book your next golf tuition break now! More info

Belek, Turkey - November 2020

Turkish Airlines Open Tuition Trip 5th -12th November 2020

Antalya Golf Club, Belek, Turkey

5* Sirene Belek Hotel

Thursday 5th – Thursday 12th November 2020

  • Twin £1545
  • Single £1695

Price includes:

  • Flights by Jet2 from Stansted to Antalya 09.30-16.50 / 17.50-19.15
  • 7 Nights All Inclusive 5* Sirene Belek Hotel
  • 4 Rounds Antalya Golf Club – Pasha Course
  • 1 Round Antalya Golf Club – PGA Sultan Course
  • All transfers
  • Entrance to 2020 Turkish Airlines Open
  • All tuition
  • Unlimited range balls

Stuart says “This is going to be a very exciting trip, where not only will play two fantastic courses with one having previously held the Turkish Airlines Open, but on the second day, you will be going to the 2020 Turkish Airlines Open and watch some of the best golfers in the world.

You will be staying at the 5* Sirene Belek hotel on an All Inclusive Basis and playing five rounds of golf. (4 rounds on Pasha GC and one round on the PGA Sultan GC)

On this trip I am going to be teaching you how to improve your scores under pressure, and how to identify what’s poor about your game, as this knowledge is what will lead to you shooting better scores.

To make it competitive amongst the group, I will be running an eclectic over the week (Pasha course) with an overall winners prize (men’s and ladies) plus daily prizes. By running an eclectic you will see which holes can/need to be improved on, which in turn, will put you under pressure. Over the week I will teach you how to improve on these holes which will start by knowing which part of your game is letting you down, and working on that part.

All tee times will be in the morning, leaving the coaching/practice for the afternoons.

Coaching will be split into times for specific areas of the game – driving, fairway shots, pitching, chipping, bunkers & putting.

You can choose to attend as many coaching sessions as you like, but I would recommend that you attend the session on the area of your game which let you down on your last round. That way, you are constantly improving the weakest part of your game and therefore constantly improving.”

Sirene Belek Hotel, Belek, Turkey

SCHEDULE

Thursday 5th November 2020

  • Jet2 Flight Stansted 09.30 arrive Antalya 16.50

Friday 6th November 2020

  • 10.00am Warm up on range
  • 10.42am Tee off 18 holes – Pasha GC
  • 4.00pm Driving or Fairway Shots
  • 4.30pm Pitching or Chipping
  • 5.00pm Bunkers or Putting

Saturday 7th November 2020

  • 9.30am Coach to 2020 Turkish Airlines Open

Sunday 8th November 2020

  • 9.00am Warm up on range
  • 9.22am Tee off 18 Holes – Pasha GC
  • 3.30pm Driving or Fairway Shots
  • 4.00pm Pitching or Chipping
  • 4.30pm Bunkers or Putting

Monday 9th November 2020

  • 9.00am Warm up on range
  • 9.30am Tee off 18 Holes – PGA Sultan GC
  • 3.30pm Driving or Fairway Shots
  • 4.00pm Pitching or Chipping
  • 4.30pm Bunkers or Putting
Antalya Golf Club, Belek, Turkey

Tuesday 10th November 2020

  • 9.30am Warm up on range
  • 10.26am Tee off 18 Holes – Pasha GC
  • 3.30pm Driving or Fairway Shots
  • 4.00pm Pitching or Chipping
  • 4.30pm Bunkers or Putting

Wednesday 11th November 2020

  • 9.00am Warm up on range
  • 9.38am Tee off 18 Holes – Pasha GC
  • 3.30pm Driving or Fairway Shots
  • 4.00pm Pitching or Chipping
  • 4.30pm Bunkers or Putting

Thursday 12th November 2020

  • 2.30pm Transfer to airport
  • 5.50pm Jet2 Flight Antalya 5.50pm arrives Stansted 7.15pm

If you are looking for a private golf tuition holiday check out Stuart’s own website to read more about the services available

Contact Stuart on 07766 733560 to book your next golf tuition break now! More info

Marrakech, Morocco - January 2021

Hotel du Golf 5* (Palmeraie Golf Resort) 17th – 24th January 2021

Hotel du Golf Rotana, Marrakech, Morocco
  • Twin £1385pp excluding flights
  • Single £1650pp excluding flights

Includes:

  • 7 nights half board
  • 5 rounds of golf
  • All tuition
  • Full use of practice facilities
  • Airport transfers for people on flight BA2666 (outbound) & BA2667 (return)

 

Stuart says “At Hotel du Golf Rotana you can enjoy five-star luxury and world-class facilities which will leave you wanting more!

This Golf Tuition Holiday trip is all about you, your game and what areas you need to improve. Every golfer needs to start and finish each hole as well as possible (Driving & Putting) and these two areas you can expect to improve whilst on this trip, as well as your short game.

Putting – firstly you will have your setup checked on the EyeLine Golf mirrors and then using the GCQuad you will have the quality of your path, strike and roll measured. Once these have been improved we will then help you to improve the most important aspect of putting… speed control. On the last day you will have another session on the GCQuad to see your improvement.

Driving – using the GCQuad you will have your drives measured for distance and dispersion. Over the week we will work on your technique to not only increase your driving distance, but at the same time to increase your fairway hit percentage. On the last day you will have another session on the GCQuad to see your improvement.

Short Game – over the week you will have plenty of opportunity to take your chipping to another level, as well as to finally quash those sand demons.

If you wish to have further tuition on any part of your game after you have played, both Owen and myself will be about to help.”

SCHEDULE

Palmeraie Golf Club, Marrakech, Morocco

Sunday 17th January 2021

  • Travel

Monday 18th January 2021

  • 1000 Half the group will play 18 holes Group A
  • 1000 Half will test and work on Putting & Driving Group B

Tuesday 19th January 2021

  • 1000 Half the group will play 18 holes Group B
  • 1000 Half will test and work on Putting & Driving Group A

Wednesday 20th January 2021

  • 0930 Group A Bunkers
  • 1015 Group B Bunkers
  • 1130 Tee off 18 holes – Texas Scramble

Thursday 21st January 2021

  • 0900 Group B Putting & Driving
  • 1000 Group A Putting & Driving
  • 1130 Tee off 18 holes – Best 2 of 4 to count

Friday 22nd January 2021

  • 0900 Group A Core Board Chipping
  • 1000 Group B Core Board Chipping
  • 1130 Tee off 18 holes – Texas Scramble

Saturday 23rd January 2021

  • 0900 – 1130 Test on GCQuad for Putting & Driving
  • 1200 Tee off 18 holes – Best 2 of 4 to count

Sunday 24th January 2021

  • Travel home

Contact Stuart on 07766 733560 to book your next golf tuition break now! Read more

Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain - February/March 2021

5* Elba Palace – Fuerteventura 2021

Elba Palace Hotel, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain

24th February – 3rd or 6th March 2021

7 or 10 night options available

7 night stays

  • Twin £1300pp excluding flights
  • Single £1595pp excluding flights

10 night stays

  • Twin £1745pp excluding flights
  • Single £2150pp excluding flights

Includes:

  • 7 or 10 nights at Elba Palace 5* Half Board
  • Unlimited Golf at Fuerterventura GC including trolleys
  • 1 range token each day
  • All tuition
  • MAX 24 GOLFERS

Stuart says “The Elba Palace Golf & Vital Hotel is adults-only and one of only two 5* hotels on the island, and I can guarantee you will not be disappointed from start to finish.

The hotel is situated on the course with breakfast views of watching golfers on the driving range, it really is that convenient. The trip is price excluding flights and transfers as the hotel is only 10 minutes taxi from the airport, and you have the option to book for 7 or 10 nights.

This holiday is going to focus on the short game and in particular chipping, and you can expect to return from this trip with a wealth of knowledge in this area.

We will also cover putting and pitching and fixing any swing issues you may have once out there.

The tuition will be split into two groups with one group running mostly from 0900 – 1000 and the other 1000 – 1100”

 

 

 

SCHEDULE

Wednesday 24th February 2021

  • Travel to resort and if you are there early enough, you have the option to play some golf

Thursday 25th February 2021

  • 0900 – 0930 Group A – Putting Setup using EyeLine mirrors
  • 0930 – 1000 Group B – Putting Setup using EyeLine mirrors
  • 1000 – 1030 Group A – Reading Greens/ The Grain
  • 1030 – 1100 Group B – Reading Greens/ The Grain
  • 1130 Tee Off 18 Holes
Fuerteventura Gof Club, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain

Friday 26th February 2021

  • 0900 – 1000 Group B – Chipping Setup using the Core Board
  • 1000 – 1100 Group A – Chipping Setup using the Core Board
  • 1130 Tee Off 18 Holes

Saturday 27th February 2021

  • 0900 – 1000 Group A – Chipping Technique & Strike
  • 1000 – 1100 Group B – Chipping Technique & Strike
  • 1130 Tee Off 18 Holes

Sunday 28th February 2021

  • 0900 – 1000 Group A – Pitching Setup & Strike
  • 1000 – 1100 Group B – Advanced Pitching
  • 1130 Tee Off 18 Holes

Monday 1st March 2021

  • 0900 – 1000 Group A – Chipping Landing Zones & Run Value
  • 1000 – 1100 Group B – Chipping Landing Zones & Run Value
  • 1130 Tee Off 18 Holes

Tuesday 2nd March 2021

  • 0900 – 0930 Everyone – Putting Q&A
  • 0930 – 1030 Everyone – Chipping Q&A
  • 1030 – 1100 Everyone – Pitching Q&A
  • 1200 Tee Off 18 Holes

Wednesday 3rd March 2021

  • Travel Home for those staying 7 nights or Day Off for those extending their stay to 10 nights

Thursday 4th March 2021

  • 0930 Range Practice
  • 1030 Tee Off 18 Holes & On Course Tuition

Friday 5th March 2021

  • 0930 Range Practice
  • 1030 Tee Off 18 Holes & On Course Tuition

Saturday 6th March 2021

  • Travel Home

Contact Stuart on 07766 733560 to book your next golf tuition break now! Read more

Please note that all bookings for tuition holidays are made directly with Stuart at Golf Tuition Holidays and are not covered by the usual TRIP Financial Failure scheme unlike bookings made directly with The Golf Travel People.