2024 Player Development Program

Welcome to our 2024 Player Development Program

This program caters to golfers of every skill level who are committed to advancing on their golfing path. Spanning over eight weeks, it encompasses a variety of subjects crafted to enhance your game and elevate your enjoyment on the course. Below are the topics we will explore throughout these eight weeks.

Week 1: Fundamentals of the Golf Swing
  • Grip, stance, posture: Participants learn the basics of setting up for a proper golf swing.

  • Alignment and ball position: Understanding how alignment and ball position affect ball flight.

  • Basic swing mechanics: Introduction to the key components of a golf swing, including takeaway, backswing, downswing, and follow-through.

Week 2: Short Game Essentials
  • Putting fundamentals: Participants learn proper putting grip, stance, and stroke mechanics.

  • Chipping techniques: Introduction to various chipping techniques, including bump and run, pitch shots, and flop shots.

  • Pitching and bunker play: Tips and drills for executing pitch shots and getting out of greenside bunkers with confidence.

Week 3: Iron Play and Ball Striking
  • Iron shot fundamentals: Focus on solid contact and ball flight control with mid- and short-irons.

  • Distance control: Techniques for controlling distance and trajectory with different iron clubs.

  • Iron play drills: Incorporating drills to improve consistency and accuracy with iron shots.

Week 4: Driving and Long Game
  • Driver fundamentals: Tips for maximizing distance and accuracy off the tee.

  • Fairway woods and hybrids: Techniques for hitting long shots from the fairway and rough.

  • Driving range session: Participants have the opportunity to practice driving and long game skills with instructor feedback.

Week 5: Course Management and Strategy
  • Tee shot strategy: Understanding how to play to strengths and manage risks on different types of holes.

  • Approach shot strategy: Planning approach shots based on pin position, hazards, and green conditions.

  • Mental game tips: Developing a course management mindset and making smart decisions on the course.

Week 6: Specialty Shots and Troubleshooting
  • Specialty shots: Learning how to execute specialty shots such as punch shots, high fades, and low draws.

  • Troubleshooting common issues: Addressing common swing faults and offering solutions for improvement.

  • Q&A session: Participants have the opportunity to ask questions and seek advice on specific aspects of their game.

Week 7: Putting Mastery
  • Putting alignment and aim: Techniques for lining up putts accurately and reading greens effectively.

  • Distance control drills: Drills and exercises to improve lag putting and proximity to the hole.

  • Putting games: Fun putting games and challenges to test skills and build confidence on the greens.

Week 8: Wrap-Up and Review
  • Review of key concepts: Recap of fundamental skills and strategies covered throughout the program.

  • Individual feedback: Participants receive personalized feedback from instructors and set goals for continued improvement.

Extra Information
  • It is $30 per week. Those are paid in person via cash, check, paypal, venmo…etc. You can pay for several in advance or on a per session basis.

  • Equipment can be provided for you. Make sure you give instructor Trey Thornock a notice before the clinic starts.

  • Any questions please reach out to Director of Instruction Trey Thornock (307)337-6345 or thornockgolf@gmail.com

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Event Details

Starts on Mon, Jun 10 • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (MDT)

8 sessions

Mon, Jun 10 • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (MDT)

Mon, Jun 17 • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (MDT)

Mon, Jun 24 • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (MDT)

Mon, Jul 1 • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (MDT)

Mon, Jul 8 • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (MDT)

Mon, Jul 15 • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (MDT)

Mon, Jul 22 • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (MDT)

Mon, Jul 29 • 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (MDT)

Registration closes on Monday, June 1011:00 PM

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