Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

January 15-18, 2017

Bandon Dunes Golf Resort is a special place in the golf world. The facilities, staff and  the world renowned golf courses are an ideal arena in which to create a breakthrough in your game. I have designed the Beyond Par School for dedicated golfers who are able to look past short term “swing fixes” and are ready to engage in a quest to be generate freedom, focus, awareness and consistency – especially in pressure situations.

The school will include training at Bandon’s 48-acre practice facility, spirited conversations over meals and playing lessons on some of the finest golf courses in the world.

Our goals for the event:

  1. Integrate Mindfulness into your golf practice
  2. Develop a powerful pre and post shot routine
  3. Establish and play from your Vision for your Game (like the Seahawks, Warriors, All Blacks and the 2016 NCAA Champion Washington Huskies)
  4. Improve ability to respond “bad” shots and tough stretches on the course.
  5. Reduce/eliminate frustration, anger, anxiety, fear of a bad shot and other obstructions
  6. Sharpen your short game
  7. Improve how you practice – transfer improvements to the course
  8. Live the good life while learning, eating great food and playing a collection of the finest golf courses in the world!

A student once sent us a message, writing “Golf is a place where I practice what I want to be.” Our teaching is designed for such an approach. It is not coincidental that this player went from beginner to being a scratch golfer in only five years. What do you want for your game?  We will help you to identify and eliminate the interferences keep you from reaching your goals.


Planned Agenda20100117_elaimy_069

January 15

Arrival: Check into lodging
3pm: Kickoff Session and begin Mindful Practice
7:00 pm:  School dinner

January 16

8:30am:  Mindfulness Session
9:15am:  Training at Practice Facility
Noon: Lunch at Trail’s End
1:30pm:  Play Bandon Preserve with post round debrief

January 17

8:30am:  Mindfulness Sessionbandon-range
9:15am:  Short Game Practice
11:30am: 18 Holes at Pacific Dunes
6:30 pm:  School dinner

January 18

8:00am:  18 holes at Bandon Dunes
1:00pm: Farewell lunch
2:00pm: Optional coaching at the Practice facility

This is our target agenda. The venues and timing may shift to accommodate facility availability, weather and group preference.


The Golf Instruction

We are considering this a “playing school.” We will keep the swing mechanics coaching, if any, simple so that your are able to focus on the performance skills we are looking to develop.

You will make progress on your pre-shot routine, shot making, short game, course management, and your mental game. While practicing on Bandon Dunes’ great practice facility is a joy, we understand that a player travels to Bandon Dunes for the incredible golf courses.  And it is on these golf courses that you will receive much of your instruction – while walking the fairways with your coach.


Spouse/Partner Opportunities

The resort is full on the dates of this year’s school, but we will do our best  to accommodate non-playing spouses/partners interested in some rest and relaxation at the resort while their partner is on the course.  Please let us know if you are interested and we will check Bandon’s availability and provide pricing and participation options.


Join Us!

The accommodations are outstanding, the food is great, the courses are amazing and you can feel the love of the game of golf in every breath you take while at the resort. Our program is truly unique and we trust that you will not only find it to be useful, but that it will be an experience you will draw inspiration from for years to come.



$1450: Chrome Lake Loft

Based on double occupancy. Includes instruction, 3 rounds of golf, 3 nights of lodging, 3 breakfasts, 2 dinners, materials and unlimited use of the practice facility.

Please feel free to call, text or email David to learn more and/or register for the school.


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