Super Student Shots

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September 8, 2020
Ghyslaine Lockhart

We continue to be amazed by our superb students. Ghyslaine Lockhart (with her husband Brad) did a 3-day school with the incomparable Craig Waryan in June at our site in Tucson. Ghyslaine is a good player whose best round up until now had been an 85. That all changed on September 2nd. Playing at San […]

July 27, 2020
Jon Veldman

We just received this incredible news from Jon Veldman, whom we have been privileged to see several times over the years. Most recently he did a school with his teacher, Tim Peightal, at our Hilton Head site and this is what he just did: “Thought you might enjoy the attached  (his scorecards).  I know I did!  […]

November 26, 2019
Doug Ketterman

On October 23rd at our magnificent site at the Sedona Golf Resort, one of our students recorded the rarest shot in golf. Doug Ketterman made an albatross (aka a Double Eagle) on the par-5, 3rd hole. Doug’s drive carried the two fairway bunkers and left him with 200 yards to the green on the 485 […]

August 27, 2019
Dave Beckett

Another one of our amazing students, Dave Beckett (pictured with his teacher, Tim Peightal), accomplished one the game’s great milestones. A lifelong golfer and student of the game, Dave didn’t just break the 80 barrier, he smashed it. In Dave’s words, here is what happened: “Last Friday, the 23rd, was also a personal best in […]

June 11, 2019
Mr. Hightower’s Ace

Another one of our incredible students, Greg Hightower, just made a hole-in-one during his playing lesson with the incomparable, Shirley Furlong. Greg’s perfect shot happened with a 7-iron from 161 yards, at our breathtaking site at the Sedona Golf Resort, on the par-3 2nd hole. Amazingly, Greg’s tee shot on the par-3 10th also hit […]

September 19, 2017
Jillian Moorefield

“Jim, I thought I would let you know that Jillian shot a 75 in the high school sectional tournament yesterday. 40 on the front and a even par 35 on the back. Five total birdies in the day. She won the tournament. Working with you was a big part of getting her started in golf. In […]

June 12, 2017
Dr. Mike Gelinas

2017 is proving to be a great year for one of our amazing students, Dr. Mike Gelinas. Dr. Mike was part of the winning team at the Invitational in January and yesterday hit the perfect golf shot. Playing at his home club, the St Germain Country Club in St Germain, Wisconsin, Dr. Mike aced the […]

December 5, 2016
Sue Lawless

Sue Lawless retrieves her perfect shot! On December 4th another one of our amazing students, Sue Lawless, hit the game’s “Perfect Shot”. She made a hole-in-one at McDowell Mountain Ranch Golf Club, on the 97-yard, 8th hole with a 9 iron. Sue is taught by Bird Golf Academy’s incomparable Shirley Furlong and this is her […]

July 27, 2015
Pauline Lockard

Pauline Lockard has had a pretty amazing few weeks this summer. We first met Pauline 5 years ago and she had a handicap well in the 30’s and had never broken 100. Pauline, who is taught by our amazing East Coast Head Professional, Tim Peightal, has worked really hard on her game in the ensuing years. In […]

July 22, 2015
Sydni Rose

Sydni Rose has loved golf since she was 4 years old! Sydni’s parents brought her down to do a school at our Las Vegas, site PAIUTE Golf Resort in spring of 2014. Sydni spend three days working on her game with BGA’s Shirley Furlong and made giant strides as the year progressed with her average score go from […]

June 23, 2015
Jodie Shike Wright

Another one of BGA’s amazing students has hit “the perfect shot”! Jodie Shike Wright was playing at the Telluride Ski & Golf Club, Mountain Village, Colorado on June 22nd with her husband Bruce Wright and two friends. Jodie’s day began well with a birdie on the first hole but then became a day to remember when she […]

March 26, 2015
Marc McWilliams

We saw Marc McWilliams at our flagship site, Wild Horse Pass 6 weeks ago. He did his school with one of our Senior West Coast instructors, Craig Waryan, who is simply extraordinary. Playing on Thursday March 19th, at the Green Tree Country Club, in Midland TX (par 71): in Marc’s words here is what just happened; “I’ve only […]