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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:

Cyprus - February 2022

Aphrodite Hills 5* Resort, near Paphos, Cyprus

2nd – 9th or 12th February 2022

  • 7 nights Twin £1200pp/Single £1450pp (excluding flights)
  • 10 nights Twin £1695pp/Single £1995pp (excluding flights)

Price includes

  • 7 or 10 Nights Half Board basis in the 5 star hotel at Aphrodite Hills Resort
  • 5 or 8 rounds of golf at Aphrodite Hills GC with Buggy included
  • All tuition

 

Stuart says: “Aphrodite Hills is a 5* resort and one of the best in Europe, having hosted back to back European Tour events in 2020.
At this time of year the weather will be around 20 degrees, making this perfect for golf.
You will be playing the championship course for all your games and buggies are included and mandatory when playing on the championship course.
The tuition focus for the first week of this trip is going to be mainly about your wedge play, which means Pitching, Chipping and Bunkers. We will work on how to make your wedge play within these three areas as strong as possible, thus improving your scores. For those of you who choose to stay for the ten nights will benefit from on course tuition for your last three rounds. You will be split into two groups for the morning coaching sessions.

 

  • Pitching – we will work out your yardages from a full swing down to a half swing with all your wedges, as well as a solid pitching technique that suits you.
  • Chipping – the ability to hit various different types of chips with your wedges is vital in improving your up and down stats, this is what we will work on.
  • Bunkers – learn how far you hit all your wedges when playing from the sand is vital knowledge that we will give you, plus a successful technique for all lies.
  • On course – on each of your last three rounds a professional will be with you for a few holes to give you advice on every aspect of your game.”

ITINERARY

Wednesday 2nd February 2022

  • Travel to the resort

Thursday 3rd February 2022

  • 0800 onwards – You will be given a 10 minute slot where you will hit pitch shots using the GCQuad to gain your yardages.
  • 0900 – 1000 – Group A Correct wrist action for wedge Chipping
  • 1000 – 1100 – Group B Correct wrist action for wedge Chipping
  • 1112 – Tee off 18 holes – Texas Scramble

Friday 4th February 2022

  • 0900 onwards – Swing check if needed 10 min slots
  • 0900 – 1000 – Group B How to play chips from various lies
  • 1000 – 1100 – Group A How to play chips from various lies
  • 1112 – Tee off 18 holes – Stableford
  • 1630 – Chipping check for those that are struggling

Saturday 5th February 2022

  • 0900 onwards – Swing check if needed 10 min slots
  • 0900 – 1000 – Group A Pitching technique using your body more
  • 1000 – 1100 – Group B Pitching technique using your body more
  • 1112 – Tee off 18 holes – Bogey
  • 1630 – Pitching check for those that are struggling

Sunday 6th February 2022

  • 0900 onwards – Swing check if needed 10 min slots
  • 0900 – 1000 – Group B Bunker play from good and plugged lies
  • 1000 – 1100 – Group A Bunker play from good and plugged lies
  • 1112 – Tee off 18 holes – Texas Scramble
  • 1630 – Bunker check for those that are struggling

Monday 7th February 2022

  • Choice of a Day Off
  • There are another two courses nearby which you can pay a green fee at if you fancied another game.
  • 0900 onwards – 10 minute slots working on your driving using the GCQuad
  • 0900 – 1000 – Group A Putting with SG PUTTPRO
  • 1000 – 1100 – Group B Putting with SG PUTTPRO

Tuesday 8th February 2022

  • 0900 onwards – Swing check if needed 10 min slots
  • 0900 – 1000 – Group B Pitching strike
  • 1000 – 1100 – Group A Pitching Strike
  • 1112 – Tee off 18 holes – Stableford
  • 1630 – Pitching check for those that are struggling

Wednesday 9th February 2022

  • Travel Home for all 7 night golfers
  • 0900 – 1000 – Swing check or short game if needed 10 min slots
  • 1103 – Tee off 18 holes – Texas scramble (some holes you will be accompanied by a professional to offer advice)

Thursday 10th February 2022

  • 0900 – 1000 – Swing check or short game if needed 10 min slots
  • 1103 – Tee off 18 holes – Stableford (some holes you will be accompanied by a professional to offer advice)

Friday 11th February 2022

  • 0900 – 1000 – Swing check or short game if needed 10 min slots
  • 1103 – Tee off 18 holes – Stableford (some holes you will be accompanied by a professional to offer advice)

Saturday 12th February 2022

  • Travel Home

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Barcelo Montecastillo, Spain

Barcelo Montecastillo 5*
(original dates 16th – 23rd April 2021; to be rebooked ASAP, please contact Stuart to express your interest in joining this excellent tuition trip when dates are reconfirmed)

  • Single £1525pp (ex flights)
  • Twin £1245pp (ex flights)

Return transfer from Seville for people on BA flight BA2796 & BA2797 available for an extra £40pp

HOLIDAY INCLUDES

  • 7 Nights Half Board
  • 6 rounds of golf
  • 6 Buggy hire
  • Unlimited range balls
  • All tuition both on and off the course

Stuart says: “Due to extremely popular demand we are heading back to the magnificent Montecastillo Golf Resort. The golf course is an amazing Jack Nicklaus design, and has hosted the Volvo Masters for 5 consecutive years, with a lovely 5* hotel, making this a beautiful resort.

Driving – we will be taking the GCQuad launch monitor to measure your club and ball data when driving. The idea over the week is to see significant improvement in both, leaving you with longer straighter and more consistent tee shots. You will be able to have this checked and worked on every morning.

Short Game – I am going to focus on chipping and pitching, as improving your accuracy and consistency in this area of your game, will see your scores improve.

Course Management – the routine you have and the decisions you make whilst playing have a huge impact on how well you score. With three professionals on hand, you will notice a huge improvement in your course management and hopefully see your handicap come tumbling down.”

ITINERARY

Friday 16th April 2021

  • Travel to the resort

Saturday 17th April 2021

  • 0900 – 1100: Group A (half the group) having data checked on GCQuad and then working on your driving on the range. ( you will be allocated a time slot for the GCQuad)
  • 0900 – 1100: Group B (half the group) set up and strike for chipping & pitching, using some SG training aids to help where needed.
  • 1240: Tee off 18 holes everyone – Group A having 9 holes of course management tuition. (but playing 18 holes)

Sunday 18th April 2021

  • 0900 – 1100: Group B (half the group) having data checked on GCQuad and then working on your driving on the range (you will be allocated a time slot for the GCQuad)
  • 0900 – 1100: Group A (half the group) set up and strike for chipping & pitching, using some SG training aids to help where needed.
  • 1110: Tee off 18 holes everyone – Group B having 9 holes of course management tuition (but playing 18 holes)

Monday 19th April 2021

  • 0900 – 1000: Group A practicing driving or bunkers
  • 0900 – 1000: Group B three different ball positions for three VERY different chips
  • 1000 – 1100: Group B practicing driving or bunkers
  • 1000 – 1100: Group A three different ball positions for three VERY different chips
  • 1130: Tee off 18 holes everyone – Group A having 9 holes of course management tuition (but playing 18 holes)

Tuesday 20th April 2021

  • 0900 – 0945: Group A practicing driving or distance putting
  • 0900 – 0945: Group B pitching from semi rough
  • 0945 – 1030: Group B practicing driving or distance putting
  • 0945 – 1030: Group A pitching from semi rough
  • 1100: Tee off 18 holes everyone – Group B having 9 holes of course management tuition (but playing 18 holes)

Wednesday 21st April 2021

  • 0900 – 1100: Group A (half the group) having data checked on GCQuad and then working on your driving on the range (you will be allocated a time slot for the GCQuad)
  • 0900 – 1100: Group B (half the group) fixing any chipping/pitching issues
  • 1310: Tee off 18 holes everyone – Group A having 9 holes of course management tuition (but playing 18 holes)

Thursday 22nd April 2021

  • 0900 – 1100: Group B (half the group) having data checked on GCQuad and then working on your driving on the range (you will be allocated a time slot for the GCQuad)
  • 0900 – 1100: Group A (half the group) fixing any chipping/pitching issues
  • 1130: Tee off 18 holes everyone – Group B having 9 holes of course management tuition (but playing 18 holes)

Friday 23rd April 2021

  • Travel Home

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Marrakech, Morocco

Hotel du Golf 5* (Palmeraie Golf Resort) (original dates: 17th – 24th January 2021) to be rebooked ASAP – please contact Stuart to express your interest in joining this excellent tuition trip when dates are reconfirmed

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.”

ITINERARY

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

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

Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain - February/March 2021

5* Elba Palace – Fuerteventura 2021

Elba Palace Hotel, Fuerteventura, Canary Islands, Spain

Original dates 24th February – 3rd or 6th March 2021 to be rebooked ASAP – please contact Stuart to express your interest in joining this excellent tuition trip when dates are reconfirmed

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”

 

 

 

ITINERARY

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

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