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Darrin Gee's Spirit of Golf Academy

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Big Island Country Club, Hapuna Golf Course at the Mauna Kea Resort, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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Visualize your success

This is a great experience for the novice to advanced golfer. I had so many ah-ah moments and I... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2015
Deborah M
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Roseville, California
Fun, Good Value!

My husband bought me a half-day clinic at Spirit of Golf Academy on Hawaii's Big Island. What a... read more

Reviewed December 25, 2014
Laurie K
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Kihei, Hawaii
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Top rated by GOLF Magazine (2008) and Frommer's (2008). For those interested in improving their golf game with an emphasis on the mental approach, Darrin Gee's Spirit of Golf Academy has a signature 2 1/2-hour clinic that helps golfers gain focus and relax under pressure, among other skills. For golfers of all abilities including pure beginners to PGA Tour professionals. Other benefits include discounted golf rounds at partner golf courses. Two Big Island locations.
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Oct 29, 2015
“Visualize your success”
Dec 25, 2014
“Fun, Good Value!”
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Big Island Country Club, Hapuna Golf Course at the Mauna Kea Resort, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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Reviewed October 29, 2015

This is a great experience for the novice to advanced golfer. I had so many ah-ah moments and I have been golfing for 30 years and am considered an advanced golfer. Don't miss this. Darrin also has written several wonderful books that can make you...More

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Reviewed December 25, 2014

My husband bought me a half-day clinic at Spirit of Golf Academy on Hawaii's Big Island. What a great experience! The class focused mostly on the mental game, which is my biggest problem. The instructor was patient and humorous and I took home a lot...More

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Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is one of the best classes that I have had regarding my golf game and life. We had Dave as our guide to learning the other side of golf, balance, visualization, breathing, and more. Right after taking the class we were able to put...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2014

Breathing and Balance. You'll hear a lot about that from your Tennis Pro. Or your Yoga instructor. Bot not so much from your golf pro. The importance of ritual. Another tip you won't hear very often from your traditional golf pro. How lively visualization improves...More

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Reviewed February 14, 2013

Four of us with varying levels of golf experience and ability took the "Spirit of Golf" seminar together. It was a positive experience for all of us as we learned to enjoy the game more and fret less! Our instructor was a great encourager and...More

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Reviewed February 12, 2013

Great training applying practical distinctions to create a whole new approach to the game of golf. I strongly recommend this for anyone looking to knock strokes off your game and have a reliable way of doing so round after round.

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Reviewed June 16, 2012

As a brand new golfer, I did not know what to expect from my first lesson, but knew that the "Spirit of Golf Academy" came highly recommended. My lesson turned out to be one of the best learning experiences I have ever had. I learned...More

1  Thank Nicole G
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Reviewed April 14, 2012

I agree with MBcolorado, this academy is not about the mechanics of golf. It's about the mental game. I think golf is more mental then people think it is. You will always have a poor shot, it's overcoming that shot and going on to the...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2011

Signed up for "Spirit Of Golf" clinic at Big Island Country Club. I really didn't get what I expected for the $$Pricey Golf Clinic. Wow!....We spent 1-1/2 hours on just putting. It did help me alitte on that aspect of my golf game. But I...More

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Reviewed January 16, 2011

This academy is not about the mechanics of golf. It's about the mental game, mastering all the outside distractions, negative inner voices, overthinking, underthinking, etc., so you can get up and hit your best shot in the few seconds it actually takes to do it....More

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