Oregon Golf SchoolEagle Crest Resort in the spectacular high desert of Central Oregon. The resort is near the city of Redmond and only a 30-minute drive from Bend. With the breathtaking backdrop of the Cascade Mountains, our golf school students enjoy a spectacular setting to work on their games. Eagle Crest is home to three 18-hole golf courses and an 18-hole putting course. The par-72 Ridge Golf Course measures 6,927 yards. It is set in the ancient Juniper Forest while under the watch of the Cascade Mountains and Smith Rock State Park. The course features generous fairways allowing a long hitter to flex their mettle and is playable for golfers of all skill levels. Learn More
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Day To Day
01 On The Range
Start your day on the range establishing your individual goals for your golf school. You will baseline your current swing with swing video analysis before you move into your applicable swing drills, customized specifically for your own game.
02 On the Greens
Your instructor will help you understand the fundamentals of the putting stroke using a variety of aiming tools and techniques. Your instructor will help you understand distance and direction control and help you brush up on proper green reading techniques.
03 Pitching and Chipping
Focus on your short game by beginning with proper set up and approach to the ball and the green. Your instructor will evaluate your chipping and pitching alignment and help you make repeatable, proper contact with the golf ball. Most of your short game will come down to club selection. Your instructor will help you understand how each club selection leads to trajectory control, distance control, loft/lie angle selection and understanding different lies.
04 Bunker Game
An area many golfers struggle with is the sand game. You and your instructor will work through bunker shots, both greenside and fairway bunkers. Golf shots out of poor lies will only improve with practicing each bunker scenario.
05 Playing Lessons
Afternoons are all about taking “your game” to the course. This includes playing within yourself, developing a consistent routine, and reinforcing swing changes.
We don’t just show our students how to hit the ball better on the driving range…we play with them each day of their school. How often has someone taken a golf lesson only to go to the course and ‘lose’ everything that they just learned? We know that the most important part of changing is trust. It is that trust in something new that we abandon when it matters most; on the course. Playing lessons allow us to observe ‘how’ a person plays, both in thought and mechanics and then to show them how various intangibles like lie, wind, pin placement, and course condition affect each shot. We teach them how vital course management can be. It is also essential to show students how important it is to play ‘in your personality” and to play “within yourself”.
End your round post-game analysis.
06 The Mental Game
Mentally, golf can be more than a little demanding. Consistent performance on the course requires a mental approach that is effective for a casual weekend round or a high-pressure tournament. We teach students how to think like pros. We coach a mental program that allows for thinking clearly on the golf course. In addition to our one-on-one concept, we focus on the mental side of the game. This singular approach allows us to show our students how to take their game and swing from the driving range to the golf course…where it really matters.
HotelEagle Crest Resort
Eagle Crest is a full-service destination resort located just outside the city of Redmond on 1700 acres in the high desert of Central Oregon. Nestled against the majestic Cascade Mountains near Bend, Oregon, Eagle Crest boasts over 300 days of sunshine each year with an annual rainfall of fewer than nine inches.
Plan Your Perfect Game and Learn From the Pros!
With two championship golf courses, The Ridge Course and The Resort Courses, our tough 18-hole, par-63 Challenge Course, and our popular 18-hole putting course, links lovers are never far from their favorite pastime.
- Lodging in an upgraded one-bedroom suite
- Unlimited practice and play at the three courses at Eagle Crest
- Player evaluation
- “Clear Key” analysis
- Lunch with your PGA/LPGA professional each day
- The ultimate golf learning experience®, with 18, 24, or 30 hours instruction with your Bird Golf Academy Professional
What's not Included
What's not Included
- Golf Balls and Tees
- Golf Clubs, however, rental clubs are available through our golf course partners
- Airfare and transportation to and from the golf school locations
- Personal items purchased during the golf school
- Additional golf rounds before or after your school days
- Golf Rounds for other members of your party, not in your golf school
- Instructor gratuities are not expected but always appreciated. If you would like to leave a gratuity for your instructor, $75-$100 per day is customary.
How To Get There
Redmond Airport (RDM)
How To Get There
Portland International Airport
Planning For Your Trip
1 Packing and Weather
Weather is important to consider when deciding what to pack for a golf school. We want you to have the right gear when you need it most. The weather in Redmond, OR from May to September tends to be sunny with high temperatures ranging from 65-95 degrees Fahrenheit. Rainfall is minimal during this time, with only occasional showers.
Please check the weather of your destination before you leave and be sure to be prepared for all possible conditions with the right gear – this includes bringing removable layers, sun protection, rain gear, vest or wind jacket. Check the Weather
2 Ready to book?
To book your golf school, you can call us at 877-4-BIRDGO to speak with a booking specialist. Your booking will be finalized once your deposit of $500 per golfer is paid at the time of booking. If you reserve your school less than 30 days prior to the first day of school, the full balance will be due at the time of booking. Once your school is booked and your lodging is confirmed, you will receive an email confirmation with important information pertaining to your school, and a player profile to be filled out and returned.
3 What happens once I book?
Once your golf school is booked, you will receive a confirmation email along with a player profile to be filled out and returned prior to your school start date. The night prior to your first day of school, your instructor will call you and let you know the meet up location and time for your golf school.
4 General FAQs
Didn’t find what you were looking for? Check out our General FAQs section. You will find answers to the most common questions that don’t necessarily pertain to a specific school.
5 What if I have to cancel my trip?
Our student-first cancellation policy makes it as easy as possible to change your golf school. Even in uncertain times, you can rely on us to provide flexibility so you can book your trip with confidence.
You can always take a mulligan on your golf school in the occasion life events get in the way. If you need to take a future school credit with us, there is no expiration and you can redeem your credit on any golf school location, even if it is different from your original booking. As long as you don’t quit the game of golf, your credit will always be redeemable.
We want to make it as easy as possible to change your golf school to fit your schedule. Have a question? Give us a call, 877- 424-7346.
Our Oregon Golf School is hosted by the Eagle Crest Resort in the spectacular high desert of Central Oregon. The resort is near the city of Redmond and only a 30-minute drive from Bend. With the breathtaking backdrop of the Cascade Mountains, our golf school students enjoy a spectacular setting to work on their games.
Eagle Crest is home to three 18-hole golf courses and an 18-hole putting course. The par-72 Ridge Golf Course measures 6,927 yards. It is set in the ancient Juniper Forest while under the watch of the Cascade Mountains and Smith Rock State Park. The course features generous fairways allowing a long hitter to flex their mettle and is playable for golfers of all skill levels.
The par-72 Resort Golf Course is a little shorter at 6,704 yards and features two very distinct 9-hole layouts. Water comes into play on quite a few holes, putting a premium on accuracy rather than length.
The Challenge Golf Course is a unique par-63 course that is only 4,160 yards long but will test every facet of your game. It allows Bird Golf students a truly distinct arena to test their new skills while the equally unique Putting Golf Course is a great way to sharpen your short game. Bird Golf students also enjoy superb, private practice areas.
Your golf school package includes a nicely appointed one-bedroom suite that features a master bedroom with a king pillow-top bed, a separate living room and kitchenette. All rooms have wireless internet, premium cable TV, microwave, snack fridge and coffee maker. Bird Golf students can also upgrade to the Forest Green 2-bedroom townhomes. These beautiful townhomes are nestled between the Ridge and Challenge golf courses and have a full kitchen, living room, and BBQ.
Eagle Crest features a full-service spa with an array of treatments to choose from and 3 different sports centers that have activities for everyone. The Resort Sports Center is home to a fitness center and sauna, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, indoor racquetball, and bike rentals. The Ridge is where the Spa is located, in addition to a fitness center with Cybex equipment, indoor lap pool, hot-tubs and basketball and pickleball courts. The Lakeside Sports Center is home to the Cline Butte Trailhead, Kids Splash Park, an outdoor infinity pool, and state-of-the art fitness center.
There several dining options on property including breakfast at the Aerie Café, lunch at either Greenside Café or Silverleaf Café, and dinner at Brassie’s Bar and Niblick & Greene’s. Minutes away from Eagle Crest, the town of Redmond also offers a great many additional dining choices.
Eagle Crest is the perfect venue for your summer golf school in Oregon.