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This high intensity golf academy is located in a small town in Florida, close to Orlando and is directed by Gary Gilchrist, a renowned trainer with more than 20 years of experience who has trained from young kids to big celebrities such as Paula Creamer, Shanshan Feng or Fabrizio Zanotti.

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Camp Rating

Training
 
 
90%
English
 
 
70%
Lodging
 
 
75%
Sports facilities
 
 
90%
Prices
 
 
55%
Total Valoration:
8/10

Camp details

Training:
30 h / week
English Classes:
None
Required Age:
10 - 18 years
Lodging:
Double

Age Ratio:
8 - 10
5%
10 - 12
15%
12 - 14
25%
14 - 16
30%
16 - 17
25%
Boys / Girls Ratio:
65%
Boys
Girls
Positive Values
  • Gary Gilchirst is the academy's technical director

  • Proficiency and very professional academy

  • Very personalised programmes

Negative Values
  • Price

  • Participants have to travel to the classes and sports training ground each day.

In addition, several specialized magazines have claimed him one of the best trainers in the United States.

The philosophy of this golf school is that champions are made, not born. Its slogan: train like a champion to become one focused on the objective to provide youngsters with the best environment and motivation so they can reach their highest potential as golfers.

The complete course lasts 9 months and includes personalized training at the academy and modern apartments for housing. In addition, the GGGA golf school is in partnership with Montverde private Academy, in charge of the academic program for kids who want to combine their training with their academic studies.

The academy has the latest technology so parents can be updated at all times on their children´s progress with a simple app that can be installed in any mobile or tablet device in order to have access to all the program´s information and their children´s results. 

A typical day at
A typical day at

*A medium/high level of English is necessary to participate.

Available programs

  • Academic Year Program: from August to June for boys and girls between the ages of 12 to 17 years. Includes training + housing + school
  • Semesters: Winter semester: From August to December or Spring semester from January to June (follows the same structure as the annual program)
  • Monthly Programs: can start on any Sunday and includes training + housing
  • Weekly Programs: are available in January, February and during the summer if you wish to attend a weekly program outside these dates, we can organize a personalized program.

*The academy is closed from 12/23 to 01/02. 

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GGGA Golf Academy in USA

Training at

The high intensity golf training school specializes in training youngsters who wish to become professional athletes.

Focusing on the fact that each player is different, Gary has created a personalized system for physical, mental and technical development that allows golfers to improve in very little time.

Golf Training



Training location:
Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy
Hours of training per week:
30 h / week

Languages spoken by coaches:
English
Levels of training offered by the camp:
Advanced, Intermediate, Beginner


How are the groups organized?
Level
Number of children per group:
8

Training surface:
Natural grass

The training program focuses on 5 basic foundations:

  • Physical training
  • Mental training
  • Technical aspect
  • Strategic aspect
  • Personal aspect

Training starts at 1PM in the afternoon. Swings, strategies, routines and specific preparation for tournaments are worked on until 4PM.

From 4PM to 6PM players work the mental aspect in groups in order to improve confidence, concentration and self-control, etc.

From 6PM to 7PM a fitness class allows players to work on their physical aspect.

A total of 6 hours a day from Monday to Friday are held so kids can improve and become complete, strong and mentally prepared players so they are ready to compete.

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Participants train on a 36-hole golf course at the Mission Inn Resort located 20 minutes away from the housing complex.

In addition, players and their families can follow their advancement thanks to the Edufii application. This technology allows:

  • Video storage
  • Evaluations
  • Drills
  • Development plans
  • Progress follow up
  • Tournament schedules
  • Communicate directly with the trainers
  • Many other features

Edufii is designed to navigate easily, allowing students and their parents to have access to the players profile and follow in their steps.

GGGA Golf Academy in USA

Language classes at

This golf academy, allows students to train as golfers and also continue with their education. This is done by attending a private institution that offers education from 6th to 12th grade. The name of the institution is Montverde academy and its located 15 minutes from the housing complex making it easy to travel there daily.

Language classes at Golf camp

This is a private school with a long history and prestige, offering flexible and adaptable programs for the specific needs of each student.

You can find all the information on their web page as well as the registration process.

The GGGA academy has worked with them for many years allowing students to improve their golf as well as make the most of their academic level experience.

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Language classes at . Right picture

GGGA Golf Academy in USA

Enjoying activities

The philosophy of this high intensity golf academy is that training and rest are equally important. The kids must have time to rest, recover and enjoy other activities making them feel at home since their state of mind influences their sporting aspect.

Here is a type of schedule with activities for the students who attend the golf school for 9 months:

That is why on the weekends, the school tries to get kids to have fun, establish friendships and feel less homesick from their family and friends back home. To do this a series of activities are provided such as:

  • Visits to theme parks (for example Universal Studios)
  • Visits to the bowling alley
  • Visits to the movie theater
  • Shopping at Orlando malls
  • Paintball or laser tags games
  • Attend an NBA basketball game
  • Etc.
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Look inside accommodation

Kids who train at the golf school stay at fabulous apartments located just 10 minutes away from the Montverde School where they study and 20 minutes away from where they train.


 

GGGA Golf Academy in USA camp Accommodation



Accommodation type:
Apartment
Room type:
Double

Bathroom type:
Shared
Television:
Yes


Free WIFI:
Yes
Languages spoken by monitors:
Spanish, English

The number of children per monitor:
1/6

Shared amenities

Free WIFI
Garden
Swimming pool

Meals

Special Menu:
Can you repeat dish? Yes

Distance between facilities

Accommodation - Training
Accommodation - Meals

Health care

Nurse: No
Doctor: No
Physiotherapist: Yes
First Aid Equipment: Yes

Each apartment is completely furnished and has Internet access, cable TV, washer and dryer.

The rooms are single or double and a team of teachers from the academy is in charge of creating a familiar and happy environment supervising all participants.

Youngsters have many options available to enjoy their free time:

  • Videogames
  • Movies
  • Billiards
  • Ping-Pong tables
  • Board games
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Pool
  • Tennis
  • Fitness Room
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A closer look at the accommodation at . Right photo

Sports Facilities

Kids train on a professional 36-hole golf course at Mission Inn Resort. This private training center with 100 years of history has been awarded the second best course in the nation by experts in the golf sector in 2015.

Location

The program takes place at the Mission Inn Resort golf course located in Howey-in-the-Hills, a town in Lake County in the state of Florida.

GGGA Golf Academy in USA

Duration (Weeks)GGGA
Golf camp
2 Weeks4765 €
4 Weeks9531 €
8 Weeks14297 €

These courses are subject to a registration fee of 182€.

Prices are shown in Euros. Do you wish to see them in Dollars? Change to USD

The official rate of this camp is determined in US DOLLARS, so the final amount in EUROS may vary slightly due to the fluctuation of both currencies.

Starting Dates

Golf camp

03 June

Places available

10 June

Places available

17 June

Places available

24 June

Places available

01 July

Places available

08 July

Places available

15 July

Places available

22 July

Places available

29 July

Places available

Included in the price
  • Training
  • Full room and board
  • Transfer service
Not included in the price
  • Medical insurance
  • Cancelation insurance
  • Educational program

Insurance Services

Through an international insurance company, we offer two different types of insurance:

Camp cancellation insurance

If you want to rest assured that you can recover your money in the event that your child is unable to attend the camp because of unforeseen circumstances - our cancellation insurance policy may be of interest to you. More information here

Travel insurance

We also offer a travel insurance policy that also includes medical assistance. Details of the full policy coverage can be found here

Insurance policies

  • Camp cancellation or interruption insurance

    If you want to rest assured that you can recover your money in the event that your child is unable to attend the camp or has to interrupt their stay in the camp because of unforeseen circumstances - our cancellation insurance policy may be of interest to you. More information here

  • Travel insurance

    We also offer a travel insurance policy that also includes medical assistance for just €8/week (for EU citizens) or €15/week (for the rest of the world).  Details of the full policy coverage can be found here

Transfer Service

GGGA offers transportation to and from the airports.

The nearest airports are:

  • Orlando International Airport (MCO)
  • Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB)

Steps to make a reservation for the camp

  • Step 1: Make a payment of 50% of the total cost of the program. (If you reserve after May 31st, you must pay 100% of the cost of the program to reserve.)
  • Step 2: Turn in the required documents duly completed.

Once you have completed steps 1 and 2, we’ll send you a confirmation of your reservation.

Once you have received the confirmation, you can buy your transportation tickets. If you have reserved the transfer service, be sure to send us an email regarding the details of your trip so we can successfully transport you to the camp.

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Why choose us?

1
Expert and transparent advice
2
Specialized programs
3
More than 15 years of experience