Summer Programs | The Golf Performance Center
The Northeast's Leading Junior Golf Academy
Call us: 203.403.3236  |  Email: info@thegolfperformancecenter.com

Fall in love with the game of golf!

At GPC, our Junior Golf Schools are designed to help introduce juniors of all ages to the game in a fun, nurturing, and structured environment, and foster long-term development for those who want to play competitively as well as recreationally.  

Sign up your athlete today to develop their speed, accuracy, consistency and competitive mind in a fun environment!

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Junior Summer Golf Programs

Three-Day Junior Golf School

For the beginner golfers on the first step of their journey...

Our junior program emphasizes fun, learning golf specific skills, and having an introduction to a healthy lifestyle. Our certified coaches utilize games to enhance the learning aspect of speed by using drills that encourage agility, quickness, and change of direction activities. Golf concepts such as grip, aim, and weight shift are incorporated. Juniors will be introduced to green reading, clubface alignment, course management, and score keeping.

We strive to help children fall in love with golf, helping them understand that the game can be a rewarding and fun sport that builds many life skills.

Sample Day
  • 1:00-1:15: Introductions, Rules for the Week, Dynamic Warm up, Overview of Today's Topic
  • 1:15-1:30: Coaching through the Posture Drill
  • 1:30-2:00: Cyclone Stations: 2-3 Rounds 2-3 mins per station
    • Bear Crawl Course
    • Putting Station
    • Crab walk balancing tee
    • Chipping Station
    • Soccer Shooting station
    • Full Swing Station
    • Tight Rope walk
  • 2:00-2:15 Physical Games
    • Shark Island
    • Strike
    • Limbo
  • 2:15-3:00 Golf Focus of the day: Posture, Balance, and Rotation
    • Posture
      • Posture drill, stance mat
    • Balance
      • Half foam roller, discs, split stance drills
    • Rotation
      • Body Swings, body swings on half foam roller, arm swings
  • 3-3:45: Golf Games
    • Perfect Posture
    • Copy Cat
    • Strike
    • Last Person Standing
  • 3:45-4:00: wrap up for the day; what did you learn?
Ages 4-7
July 23-25
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Ages 8-12
July 16-18
August 13-15

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:1 athlete to coach ratio
Price: $449 per week

Three-Day Junior Golf School

For the beginner golfers on the first step of their journey...

Our junior program emphasizes fun, learning golf specific skills, and having an introduction to a healthy lifestyle. Our certified coaches utilize games to enhance the learning aspect of speed by using drills that encourage agility, quickness, and change of direction activities. Golf concepts such as grip, aim, and weight shift are incorporated. Juniors will be introduced to green reading, clubface alignment, course management, and score keeping.

We strive to help children fall in love with golf, helping them understand that the game can be a rewarding and fun sport that builds many life skills.

Sample Day
  • 1:00-1:15: Introductions, Rules for the Week, Dynamic Warm up, Overview of Today's Topic
  • 1:15-1:30: Coaching through the Posture Drill
  • 1:30-2:00: Cyclone Stations: 2-3 Rounds 2-3 mins per station
    • Bear Crawl Course
    • Putting Station
    • Crab walk balancing tee
    • Chipping Station
    • Soccer Shooting station
    • Full Swing Station
    • Tight Rope walk
  • 2:00-2:15 Physical Games
    • Shark Island
    • Strike
    • Limbo
  • 2:15-3:00 Golf Focus of the day: Posture, Balance, and Rotation
    • Posture
      • Posture drill, stance mat
    • Balance
      • Half foam roller, discs, split stance drills
    • Rotation
      • Body Swings, body swings on half foam roller, arm swings
  • 3-3:45: Golf Games
    • Perfect Posture
    • Copy Cat
    • Strike
    • Last Person Standing
  • 3:45-4:00: wrap up for the day; what did you learn?

Four-Day Junior Golf School

The purpose of this four-day program is to foster an increased passion for the game of golf while developing a better understanding of the 5 Elements of Success - desire to improve, physical performance and nutrition, golf coaching, equipment, and mental approach.

Each junior golf athlete will leave with an improved sense of what is needed to play better golf especially if he/she aspires to play competitively.

PDS Testing
Each golf athlete will have the opportunity to go through our PDS testing.

The Player Development Score (PDS) was developed to help junior golf athletes better understand where they are developmentally.

The PDS will also be used by golf coaches nationwide as a recruiting tool to better assess a junior golf athlete’s potential. The PDS encompasses an FMS screen, assessment of physical proficiencies, and golf skills from short putts to drives.

After completion of the PDS testing, each athlete will receive the corresponding Hat color based on his/her score.

The golf school is from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm each day and consists of a physical workout and practice on putting, short game, and full swing.

There will also be competitions each day to promote a fun learning environment.

Ages 13-17
July 9-12
August 6-9
1:00pm-5:00pm each day
8:1 athlete to coach ratio
Price: $599 per week

Four-Day Junior Golf School

The purpose of this four-day program is to foster an increased passion for the game of golf while developing a better understanding of the 5 Elements of Success - desire to improve, physical performance and nutrition, golf coaching, equipment, and mental approach.

Each junior golf athlete will leave with an improved sense of what is needed to play better golf especially if he/she aspires to play competitively.

PDS Testing
Each golf athlete will have the opportunity to go through our PDS testing.

The Player Development Score (PDS) was developed to help junior golf athletes better understand where they are developmentally.

The PDS will also be used by golf coaches nationwide as a recruiting tool to better assess a junior golf athlete’s potential. The PDS encompasses an FMS screen, assessment of physical proficiencies, and golf skills from short putts to drives.

After completion of the PDS testing, each athlete will receive the corresponding Hat color based on his/her score.

The golf school is from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm each day and consists of a physical workout and practice on putting, short game, and full swing.

There will also be competitions each day to promote a fun learning environment.

Five-Day Summer Achieve Golf School

  • 5 Elements of Success Evaluation
    • This evaluation will take place on the first day of the athlete’s Five-Day Academy Experience. The results from this evaluation will allow the coaching staff to determine a plan for the athlete to improve not only throughout the remainder of their time with us, but over the long term.
  • Player Development System Testing
    • The Player Development Score was developed to offer a more complete look at a junior golfer by assessing the player’s golf and physical development skill sets outside of competition in a fair, unbiased environment.
    • The PDS provides junior golf athletes a platform from which to be recruited by helping college coaches to see their prospects for more than just their tournament scores, and allow them to make educated decisions based on the future potential of the player.
  • Monday/Wednesday/Friday - Workout
    • The athletes in this program participate in a one-hour workout focused around improving core and balance, power and speed, and strength as it relates to the mechanics of the golf swing.
  • Monday/Wednesday/Friday - Golf Practice
    • During this three-hour golf practice, athletes will be under the supervision of a golf coach while working on the Primary Fundamentals of their game on our world-class practice facility, GPC National.
  • Tuesday/Thursday - Active Rest/Recovery Workout
    • Rest and recovery are critical components to making progress in the gym and on the course. Tuesday and Thursday, the athletes will participate in an organized group workout, but the focus will be on restoring function and helping the athletes recover from the prior day’s training regimen.
  • Two days of On-Course Coaching (Tuesday/Thursday afternoons)
    • We understand the importance of on-course coaching and the learning opportunities that arise from the countless situations found on the golf course. Athletes will be taking advantage of on-course coaching three of the five days they are with us.
  • Food and Housing included
July 23-27
August 20-24

**Other dates may be available upon request
Price: $2,500/athlete

Five-Day Summer Achieve Golf School

  • 5 Elements of Success Evaluation
    • This evaluation will take place on the first day of the athlete’s Five-Day Academy Experience. The results from this evaluation will allow the coaching staff to determine a plan for the athlete to improve not only throughout the remainder of their time with us, but over the long term.
  • Player Development System Testing
    • The Player Development Score was developed to offer a more complete look at a junior golfer by assessing the player’s golf and physical development skill sets outside of competition in a fair, unbiased environment.
    • The PDS provides junior golf athletes a platform from which to be recruited by helping college coaches to see their prospects for more than just their tournament scores, and allow them to make educated decisions based on the future potential of the player.
  • Monday/Wednesday/Friday - Workout
    • The athletes in this program participate in a one-hour workout focused around improving core and balance, power and speed, and strength as it relates to the mechanics of the golf swing.
  • Monday/Wednesday/Friday - Golf Practice
    • During this three-hour golf practice, athletes will be under the supervision of a golf coach while working on the Primary Fundamentals of their game on our world-class practice facility, GPC National.
  • Tuesday/Thursday - Active Rest/Recovery Workout
    • Rest and recovery are critical components to making progress in the gym and on the course. Tuesday and Thursday, the athletes will participate in an organized group workout, but the focus will be on restoring function and helping the athletes recover from the prior day’s training regimen.
  • Two days of On-Course Coaching (Tuesday/Thursday afternoons)
    • We understand the importance of on-course coaching and the learning opportunities that arise from the countless situations found on the golf course. Athletes will be taking advantage of on-course coaching three of the five days they are with us.
  • Unlimited Facility Access – Junior Academy Member privileges for the week
    • Facility Hours: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm, Monday-Friday
  • **Lunch is included each of the five days

Adult Summer Golf Programs

Two-Day Adult Golf Schools (non-member)

Improve your full swing efficiency during the three-hour golf school that incorporates our philosophy of "Function Dictates Form" with skill development. One of our performance coaches will lead you through a dynamic warm-up and a series of functional exercises geared towards improving movement needed for the golf swing. A golf coach will then coach you through the fundamental movements in the golf swing and how to practice for further development.

Each student will receive a written summary of corrective exercises and drills to improve movement patterns and efficiency of movement.

  • Functional Movement Exercises - used to address your physical limitations and asymmetries
  • Full Swing - fundamental movements and drills
  • Understanding how to practice
  • Equipment
July 28
1:00pm-4:00pm
July 29
10:00am-1:00pm
4:1 athlete to coach ratio
Price: $450 per person

Two-Day Adult Golf Schools (non-member)

Improve your full swing efficiency during the three-hour golf school that incorporates our philosophy of "Function Dictates Form" with skill development. One of our performance coaches will lead you through a dynamic warm-up and a series of functional exercises geared towards improving movement needed for the golf swing. A golf coach will then coach you through the fundamental movements in the golf swing and how to practice for further development.

Each student will receive a written summary of corrective exercises and drills to improve movement patterns and efficiency of movement.

  • Functional Movement Exercises - used to address your physical limitations and asymmetries
  • Full Swing - fundamental movements and drills
  • Understanding how to practice
  • Equipment

Putting School

Helping players improve putting through understanding the putting principles of green reading, process, movement patterns, and speed control. Through a thorough assessment, students better understand movement flaws or tendencies and how to correct them through practical and simple drills.

  • Putting Principles
  • Tendencies
  • Drills
  • Equipment
August 11
1:00pm-4:00pm
August 12
10:00am-1:00pm
4:1 athlete to coach ratio
Price: $450 per person

Putting School

Helping players improve putting through understanding the putting principles of green reading, process, movement patterns, and speed control. Through a thorough assessment, students better understand movement flaws or tendencies and how to correct them through practical and simple drills.

  • Putting Principles
  • Tendencies
  • Drills
  • Equipment

Short Game Golf School

Lower your score and handicap by understanding and implementing better decisions in the short game. By concentrating on scoring better from 100 yards and in, you will notice rapid improvement in your scoring.

  • Chipping
  • Pitching
  • Lob Shot
  • Bunker Play
  • Equipment
August 18
1:00pm-4:00 pm
August 19
10:00am-1:00 pm
4:1 athlete to coach ratio
Price: $450 per person

Short Game Golf School

Lower your score and handicap by understanding and implementing better decisions in the short game. By concentrating on scoring better from 100 yards and in, you will notice rapid improvement in your scoring.

  • Chipping
  • Pitching
  • Lob Shot
  • Bunker Play
  • Equipment

Special Events

Fortnite at GPC

GPC Shotmaker Challenge
TrackMan Combine
Two-person teams combined score


Winning Team will Win a Driver for Each Player!

June 30th 2:00pm–5:00pm
Cookout and skills competition, prizes will be awarded!

Please call Dennis Hillman at 203.790.4653 to schedule a time to come in and take the GPC Shotmaker Challenge!

June 16th - June 30th
Weekdays
4:00pm–7:00pm
Weekends
1:00pm–5:00pm
(must be 18 and under to compete)
FREE to Enter

Fortnite at GPC

GPC Shotmaker Challenge
TrackMan Combine
Two-person teams combined score


Winning Team will Win a Driver for Each Player!

June 30th 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Cookout and skills competition, prizes will be awarded!

Please call Dennis Hillman at 203.790.4653 to schedule a time to come in and take the GPC Shotmaker Challenge!

Four-Day Junior Golf School

The purpose of this four-day program is to foster an increased passion for the game of golf while developing a better understanding of the 5 Elements of Success - desire to improve, physical performance and nutrition, golf coaching, equipment, and mental approach.

Each junior golf athlete will leave with an improved sense of what is needed to play better golf especially if he/she aspires to play competitively.

PDS Testing
Each golf athlete will have the opportunity to go through our PDS testing.

The Player Development Score (PDS) was developed to help junior golf athletes better understand where they are developmentally.

The PDS will also be used by golf coaches nationwide as a recruiting tool to better assess a junior golf athlete’s potential. The PDS encompasses an FMS screen, assessment of physical proficiencies, and golf skills from short putts to drives.

After completion of the PDS testing, each athlete will receive the corresponding Hat color based on his/her score.

The golf school is from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm each day and consists of a physical workout and practice on putting, short game, and full swing.

There will also be competitions each day to promote a fun learning environment.

Friday, August 10th–Sunday, August 12th
Price: $799 Per Athlete

Junior Golf Hub College Prep Series

Top College Golf Coaches in Attendance Hosted by the Golf Performance Center

  • Learn how to achieve your dreams and play golf in college
  • PDS testing to identify weaknesses that prevent you from realizing your potential
  • Hear directly from top college golf coaches in attendance
  • Includes one year membership to Junior Golf Hub ($249 value)

About Player Development System (PDS)

PDS testing generates a numeric value that reflects your current skill level across key areas including physical proficiency and game performance

Registration | Friday, August 10

5pm - 7pm Welcome / Explanation of weekend’s activities

Day One | Saturday, August 11

10am - 12pm Morning Session
PDS testing
11am Coaches Panel
(Parents only)
1pm - 5pm Afternoon Session
5pm - 7pm Cookout and Coaches Panel
(Junior Athletes only)

Day Two | Sunday, August 12

8am - 12pm Complete PDS Testing
12pm - 12:30pm Review: What Your Results Mean
Closing questions