Private Custom Schools

Our Private Custom Golf Schools allow you to create your own schedule and personalized, one-on-one instruction with Master Teacher Jim Waldron. Private schools can be taken with a spouse, a child or a friend.

We also offer Small Group Private Custom Golf Schools for your group of golfing buddies or corporate colleagues. The small group schools can include up to twelve students in the group, and the teaching staff will include one or more assistant instructors, as well as Jim Waldron as the lead instructor.

Private schools are offered at the following locations:

We return in May to Quail Valley Golf Course near Portland, Oregon for our 24th consecutive season of cutting-edge golf instruction. Private Custom Golf Schools with Jim Waldron at a 1:1 or 1:2 teacher/student ratio will be conducted by appointment from May 21-October 23 in 2018. Mr. Waldron also conducts private lessons (45 minutes to two hours) during that time frame at Quail Valley Golf Course.

Instruction is focused on helping our students to breakthrough to extraordinary golf in five key areas:

  • Mastering the Craft of Ballstriking: golf swing fundamentals that will result in much better golf shots tee to green.
  • Mastering the Art of Scoring: short game skills of chipping, pitching, bunker shots and wedge play.
  • Mastering the Putting Game: putting stroke mechanics, distance control, line control and reading greens.
  • Mastering the Mental Game: where and how to focus your mind for better shotmaking, creating an effective pre-shot routine, and on course playing strategies instruction.
  • Curing the Yips: Learn how to cure your Yips once and for all.

In depth one-on-one, half-day or full-day Total Immersion golf instruction with Master Teacher Jim Waldron.

Half-Day Private Golf School (4 hours): One person - $595, Two persons - $825
One Day Private Golf School (7.5 hours): One person - $1,195, Two persons - $1,595
Two Day Private Golf School (15 hours): One person - $2,295, Two persons - $3,150
Three Day Private Golf School (22.5 hours): One person - $3,475, Two persons - $4,725

Full-day private school tuition includes a 30 minute follow up phone lesson with Jim, and our Great Shot! e-book and one video in our instruction series on full swing, short game, putting or mental game. (student’s choice of video).

Half-day private schools are scheduled for either 9:30AM-1:30PM or 2:00PM-6:00PM. All full day private golf schools are scheduled for 9:30AM-6:00PM.

We also offer Private Golf Schools in northeastern Oregon in the summer season. Our location is the practice range at Alpine Meadows Golf Course in Enterprise, Oregon. Enterprise is a small rural community in Northeast Oregon, a five and one-half hour drive from Portland, and a three and one-half hour drive from Boise, Spokane, and the Tri-Cities area. Call for rates.

HOW TO BOOK A PRIVATE CUSTOM SCHOOL
Please call our office at 1-503-997-2063 or email us to arrange a private school with Jim Waldron.

PRIVATE SCHOOL PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY
A deposit is required at time of registration. Half-day school $200 deposit. Full-day schools - $400 per day deposit. Final tuition balance is due in full 30 days prior to the school. Checks, Visa and MasterCard accepted.

Cancellation policy: All deposits less the following cancellation fees will be refunded upon written notice of cancellation at least 45 days prior to the beginning of the school. Cancellation Fees: Up to 45 days prior to the beginning of the school - $50; 35-44 days prior - 50% of deposit; 21-34 days prior - 100% of deposit; 15-20 days prior - 50% of full tuition. There are no refunds for cancellations made within 14 days or less of the school. Last minute cancellations caused by a medical emergency and verified by a doctor's letter will be assessed a penalty of the full deposit and a credit issued for the remaining tuition paid to be used by the student within one year.

We reserve the right to re-schedule or cancel a golf school as required by weather, limited enrollment, or extenuating circumstances. We recommend out-of-town students do not purchase airline tickets until our office verifies the school will be held.

Private Custom Golf Schools with Jim Waldron at a 1:1 or 1:2 teacher/student ratio will be conducted at Ko 'Olina Golf Club by appointment during the winter of 2019. Mr. Waldron will also conduct private lessons (45 minutes to two hours) during that time.

Instruction is focused on helping our students to breakthrough to extraordinary golf in five key areas:

  • Mastering the Craft of Ballstriking: golf swing fundamentals that will result in much better golf shots tee to green.
  • Mastering the Art of Scoring: short game skills of chipping, pitching, bunker shots and wedge play.
  • Mastering the Putting Game: putting stroke mechanics, distance control, line control and reading greens.
  • Mastering the Mental Game: where and how to focus your mind for better shotmaking, creating an effective pre-shot routine, and on course playing strategies instruction.
  • Curing the Yips: Learn how to cure your Yips once and for all.

Half-day private schools are scheduled for either 9:30AM-1:30PM or 2:00PM-6:00PM. All full day private golf schools are scheduled for 9:30AM-6:00PM.

HALF DAY PRIVATE GOLF SCHOOL WITH JIM WALDRON
Four hours of intensive, personalized, cutting-edge golf instruction with Jim Waldron. 9:15AM-1:15PM or 2:00PM-6:00PM.

Tuition:
One person -$595, Kama'aina - $560, Juniors (age 12-17) - $530
Two persons - $795, Kama'aina - $735, Juniors (age 12-17) - $715

 
FULL DAY PRIVATE GOLF SCHOOL WITH JIM WALDRON
Eight hours of intensive, personalized, cutting-edge golf instruction with Jim Waldron. Full-day private school tuition includes a 30 minute follow up phone lesson with Jim, and our Great Shot! e-book and one video in our instruction series on full swing, short game, putting or mental game. (student’s choice of video).

Tuition:
One Day Private Golf School - One person $1,275, Two persons $1,695
Two Day Private Golf School - One person $2,425, Two persons $3,225
Three Day Private Golf School - One person $3,450, Two persons, $4,575

Kama'aina - 10% discount, Juniors (age 12-17) - 15% discount

HOW TO BOOK A PRIVATE CUSTOM SCHOOL
Please call our office at 503-997-2063 or email us to arrange a private school with Jim Waldron.

PRIVATE SCHOOL PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY
A deposit is required at time of registration. Half-day school $200 deposit. Full-day school - $400 per day deposit. Final tuition balance is due in full 30 days prior to the school. Checks, Visa and MasterCard accepted.

Cancellation policy: All deposits less the following cancellation fees will be refunded upon written notice of cancellation at least 45 days prior to the beginning of the school. Cancellation Fees: Up to 45 days prior to the beginning of the school - $50; 35-44 days prior - 50% of deposit; 21-34 days prior - 100% of deposit; 15-20 days prior - 50% of full tuition. There are no refunds for cancellations made within 14 days or less of the school. Last minute cancellations caused by a medical emergency and verified by a doctor's letter will be assessed a penalty of the full deposit and a credit issued for the remaining tuition paid to be used by the student within one year.

We reserve the right to re-schedule or cancel a golf school as required by weather, limited enrollment, or extenuating circumstances. We recommend out-of-town students do not purchase airline tickets until our office verifies the school will be held.

 

In depth one-on-one, half-day or full-day Total Immersion golf instruction with Master Teacher Jim Waldron. Includes training manual, range fees, and use of training aids. Half-Day golf schools do not include a training manual.

HALF DAY PRIVATE GOLF SCHOOL WITH JIM WALDRON

Four hours of intensive, personalized, cutting-edge golf instruction with Jim Waldron. 9:15AM-1:15PM or 2:00PM-6:00PM.

Tuition:
One person -$595, Juniors (age 12-17) - $530
Two persons - $795, Juniors (age 12-17) - $715

 
FULL DAY PRIVATE GOLF SCHOOL WITH JIM WALDRON

Seven and a half hours of intensive, personalized, cutting-edge golf instruction with Jim Waldron. Includes training manual, 30 minute video swing analysis via Internet one month after graduation, and a 30 minute phone consult after graduation. 9:15AM-5:30PM daily

Tuition:
One Day Private Golf School - One person $1,275, Two persons $1,695
Two Day Private Golf School - One person $2,425, Two persons $3,225
Three Day Private Golf School - One person $3,450, Two persons, $4,575

Juniors (age 12-17) - 15% discount

Half-day private schools are scheduled for either 9:30AM-1:30PM or 2:00PM-6:00PM. All full day private golf schools are scheduled for 9:30AM-5:30PM.

 


HOW TO BOOK A PRIVATE CUSTOM SCHOOL

 

Please call our office at 1-503-997-2063 or email us to arrange a private school with Jim Waldron.

PRIVATE SCHOOL PAYMENT & CANCELLATION POLICY

A deposit is required at time of registration. Half-day school $200 deposit. Full-day schools - $400 per day deposit. Final tuition balance is due in full 30 days prior to the school. Checks, Visa and MasterCard accepted.

Cancellation policy: All deposits less the following cancellation fees will be refunded upon written notice of cancellation at least 45 days prior to the beginning of the school. Cancellation Fees: Up to 45 days prior to the beginning of the school - $50; 35-44 days prior - 50% of deposit; 21-34 days prior - 100% of deposit; 15-20 days prior - 50% of full tuition. There are no refunds for cancellations made within 14 days or less of the school. Last minute cancellations caused by a medical emergency and verified by a doctor's letter will be assessed a penalty of the full deposit and a credit issued for the remaining tuition paid to be used by the student within one year.

We reserve the right to re-schedule or cancel a golf school as required by weather, limited enrollment, or extenuating circumstances. We recommend out-of-town students do not purchase airline tickets until our office verifies the school will be held.

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