Off-Season Education

Off-Season Education


2017 Off-Season Education Series

Throughout the spring and fall, top-level instructors provide hands-on experiences throughout these events. Members of all ages are welcome and encouraged to attend. Make sure to take advantage of this member benefit! Players must pre-register by emailing abarnhart@coloradogolf.org.

Keys to Practice and the Mental Game

Sunday, March 26 - 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Location: Trent Wearner Academy

Trent Wearner, Katie Milstead, Philip Linares

Learn how to practice productively. You've heard things like "quality over quantity..." but come learn about the true keys to productive practice.

Dr. Steve Portenga

As a golfer you spend a lot of time practicing and refining your game in order to compete at your best. It’s no fun when you aren’t able to play consistently in tournaments as well as you do in practice. Learn how to practice your mental game so you can manage pressure and play at your best.
 

The Road to College Golf

Sunday, April 2 - 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Location: PGA Tour Superstore


Do you have unsanswered questions about the college golf process? Join us and a panel of D1 Colorado coaches to gain understanding and direction through the process. CLICK HERE to read more.

Air Force Academy - George Koury
University of Denver - Erik Billinger, Lindsay Kuhle
University of Colorado - Roy Edwards, Anne Kelly
Colorado State University - Christian Newton
University of Northern Colorado - Stephen Bidne


Performance on the Course and in the Gym

Sunday, April 23 - 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Location: CommonGround GC

Elena King

Do you struggle with performing at your best in competition and wonder what gets in your way? Learn skills, tools and practice habits that allow you to focus and be more present during competition.  This will help you discover and manage the internal and external distractions that interfere with your ability to perform at your best.

Dee Tidwell

Learn why you need to be the best athlete you can be in order to be the best golfer you can be! There are crucial development windows that are "open" when you are growing. We'll talk about those along with workout and training solutions to help you achieve your full athletic potential off the course so you can bring it to the course.


Focus on the Short Game

Sunday, May 7 - 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Location: Jake's Academy

Jerry Walters

Jerry will walk players through set up, mechanics, temps, alignment, speed control and other elements of mastering putting. He won't guarantee prevention of three-putts, but you will come away with putting tips and techniques to apply to your game on the greens.

Doug Wherry

Learn some new techniques to apply to your short game! Consistency around the green is key to reduced scores-- so come learn something that might help your short game.