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Address: 10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28277
Phone Number: 704.542.7635
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Description: Treat yourself to an extraordinary golf experience at a Golf Magazine Top...
Treat yourself to an extraordinary golf experience at a Golf Magazine Top 25 Golf School in America! Dana Rader Golf School is a must for all those who wish to have a good hand at the game or have always wanted to learn how to play. Located at the prestigious Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge, its award-winning team of certified LPGA and PGA instructors, exceptional teaching approach, unmatched facilities, and use of the latest state-of-the-art technological equipment make it the best golf teaching and practice facility in the state.
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After looking at a dozen plus academies, I choosed the Dana Rader Academy and was not disappointed. On course playing before all three days is helpful. My coach Juile was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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Flemington, New Jersey, United States
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Flemington, New Jersey, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

After looking at a dozen plus academies, I choosed the Dana Rader Academy and was not disappointed. On course playing before all three days is helpful. My coach Juile was awesome. The staff is amazing. Ballantiyne golf course is great. They film your swing but don't try to break you down and rebuild it. Great 3 days. I would recommend... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Excellent instruction especially fundamentals and short game. Instructors are awesome. Facilities are first rate and three day school is the perfect length.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

On Sat. April 18, 2015 I had the opportunity to take the Dana Rader 3 hour short game school to improve my chipping, pitching, sand game and putting. There were 4 of us in the class and our instructor Steve Bogdanoff did an excellent job with each of us. I am a 12 handicap and belong to a local country... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Andrew Kiger is an awesome instructor, I was a "self taught" golfer out having a good time with buddies, listening to whoever had a set of clubs and shooting over 110 every single round, 2 years ago I finally broke 100 shooting a 99 and was ecstatic. Obviously, I was now addicted. So I decided to take lessons at the... More 

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St. Louis
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

After looking at a dozen plus academies, we choose the Dana Rader Academy and was not disappointed. On course evaluation/lessons/coaching was invaluable as this is where you ultimately want to take your game. So they do spend every day with you on the course, then bring the groups back in for 'range/class room time.' Staff was knowledgeable and took an... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We were in the Charlotte area on vacation from Arkansas (both 58 year-old women, pretty new to golf). The School was able to work out four hours of private lessons with Julie Cole on quite short notice. In the half day we spent with Julie she was able to give us excellent focused instruction on the full swing, pitching, and... More 

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Park Ridge, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I was looking to renew an interest in golf and this three day course did just that. Truly great instructors, beautiful facility, and well worth my time. I had Molly as an instructor. She was articulate, patient, and took the course seriously. It's great for any level of golf and the instructors were able to give individualized attention to all... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I took a 2 1/2 day class here (it was a few years ago) and went back for a one on one lesson. Both were excellent. There may be a wide range of skills in the class but it is well managed and a very good investment in your game.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Signed up for 3-day golf school at Dan Rader to learn fundamentals of the game and get some formal coaching. Tom Cannarozzo was a fantastic instructor who made the experience productive, relaxed and fun. Provided a lot of instruction over the three days, but I will be able to remember much of what I learned thanks to the notebook, online... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

For my husbands and my 5th anniversary we decided to take lessons at the golf school. Neither one of us are athletic at all!!! We booked with Molly. She was excellent. Very patient and wonderful at explaining the way to hold and swing a club. We had a great time and the equipment seemed brand new. The first day we... More 

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