Rick Smith Golf Academies
Forest Dunes Golf Club. Roscommon, Michigan (989) 275-0700
Oakland University. Rochester, Michigan (248) 364-6300
The Rick Smith Golf Academy offers customized programs for all golfers from beginners to PGA Tour players. Rick and his elite staff of instructors achieve success by focusing on the fundamentals of the game, providing club‐fitting analysis, keeping a minimal student/teacher ratio to allow for personalized instruction, and using clear communication and state‐of‐the‐art swing analysis video technology.
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Rick Smith Premier –The Rick Smith Premier Session offers students a full swing instructional session with Rick Smith. The program is limited to six students, and includes 3.5 hours of instruction with assistance from Academy instructors. Using state-of-the-art technology, each student will receive a personalized video analysis conducted by Rick Smith. Premier sessions offer a minimal student-to-teacher ratio, ensuring the needs of your game are attended to directly throughout the session.
3-Day Classic—The most complete golf school offered at the RSGA, involving all forms of instruction such as short game, full swing, equipment analysis, golf course management, and proper practice habits. The Classic is an 18-hour program over three days and includes lunch with your instructor.
3-Day Workshop—Three consecutive days of 4-hour sessions, for a total of 12 hours of instruction dedicated to full swing, short game, and advanced practice techniques.
Masters (1 or 2 Day)—Our most popular program consists of two consecutive half-day sessions for a total of 8 hours of instruction involving full swing and short game techniques. Choose to do just one day if you would like to focus solely on Short Game or Full Swing, Day 1 is Short Game, Day 2 is Full Swing.
The Tour Experience (1 Day)--The “Tour Experience” offers you the complete game assessment package. Receive personalized instruction utilizing world renowned state-of-the-art analysis technology used by the top players on the PGA and LPGA Tours. Your instructor will use this information to help diagnose and address areas for improvement in your technique and equipment. The Experience also includes on-course coaching which will incorporate course management and mental aspects of the game. This program consists of 6 hours of training, four hours on the range and two hours on-course.
Couples Golf School—The “Couples School” is a two-day program with 6 hours of instruction. Couples will enjoy learning and fine-tuning their full swing and short game together, using the “Buddy System”.
PRIVATE LESSONS--Private golf lessons with a Rick Smith Golf Academy Instructor will provide you with a personalized approach to game improvement. Our one hour, private lessons are tailored to meet the needs of the beginner as well as the most advanced player. Full swing lessons may include state-of-the-art video analysis as well as Trackman radar technology so you can fully understand and see your swing improvement. Short game and on-course lessons are also encouraged.
¤Rick Smith Private Lessons—based on availability.
¤Adult 5-Series of Lessons
¤Adult 10-Series of Lessons.
¤Junior 5-Series of Lessons
¤Junior Season-Long Coaching (16 hours of private instruction & 4 9-hole playing lessons)