Grand Cypress Academy of Golf unveils summer junior golf programs

ORLANDO -- The Grand Cypress Academy of Golf, one of GOLF Magazine's Top 25 Golf Schools that counts the LPGA Tour's Vicky Hurst among its alumni, is offering a series of five-day weekly programs for junior golfers this summer.

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Grand Cypress Academy of Golf is a great place for junior players to learn the game.
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Programs for all skill levels are available now:

Junior Golf Program: Designed to introduce the game -- or serve as a refresher -- to participants 7-17 years old, the Junior Golf Program operates weekly from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday-Friday, June 6-Aug. 15. The five-day package rate is $390 per student.

Advanced Junior Golf Program: Designed to help develop golf skills for the competitive-playing junior, ages 12-18 (younger players will be accepted based on ability level), the advanced weekly school operates from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday-Friday, June 13-17, June 27-July 1, July 11-15 and Aug. 1-5. The rate is $495 per student.

Both programs include full-swing and short-game instruction, on-course playing lessons on Academy practice holes, lunch and beverages, and excellent student-to-teacher ratios. The beginners' program also features competitive games with prizes, while the advanced program adds sessions on mental game and tournament preparation.

Throughout the summer months, the Grand Cypress Academy of Golf also is offering a "buy three lessons, get the fourth free" promotion. The rate is $405 with the Academy staff, or $525 with Fred Griffin, Academy of Golf director who is recognized as one of the top golf teachers in America. Individual lessons are $135 and $175, respectively.

Villas of Grand Cypress Golf Resort -- one of Golf Digest's "75 Best Golf Resorts in North America" and host to the LPGA's CME Group Titleholders, Nov. 14-20 -- features its original Jack Nicklaus layout, comprised of 27 holes, as well as the Nicklaus-designed New Course, a links so authentic that PGA Tour pros often visit Grand Cypress Resort to prepare for the British Open.

To register for a Junior Golf Program or an Academy lesson, call 800-790-7377 or 407-239-1975, or send an e-mail to Erin Goembel at

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