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:

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 February 26 through March 15, 2020. Mr. Waldron is also avaiable for private lessons 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 Golf School (4 hours): $695 USD for 1 student (, $865 USD with 2 students
One Day Private Golf School (7.5 hours): $1,385 USD for 1 student, $1,750 USD with 2 students
One & a Half-Day Private Golf School (11.5 hours): $1,995 USD for 1 student, $2,495 USD with 2 students
Two Day Private Golf School (15 hours): $2,695 USD for 1 student, $3,350 USD with 2 students
Three Day Private Golf School (22.5 hours): $3,985 USD for 1 student, $4,985 USD with 2 students

Kama'aina - 10% discount, Juniors (age 12-17) - 15% discount
Full-day private school tuition includes a 30 minute follow up phone lesson with Jim.

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.

Payment and Cancellation Policy

A $500 deposit is required at time of registration. 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. Cancellation Fees: Up to 45 days prior to the beginning of the school – 50% of deposit; 44 - 30 days prior - 100% of deposit; 29 - 15 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 at a 1:1 or 1:2 teacher/student ratio will be conducted by appointment April 3-11, 2020. Jim is also available for private lessons.

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 Golf School (4 hours): $695 USD for 1 student (, $865 USD with 2 students
One Day Private Golf School (7.5 hours): $1,385 USD for 1 student, $1,750 USD with 2 students
One & a Half-Day Private Golf School (11.5 hours): $1,995 USD for 1 student, $2,495 USD with 2 students
Two Day Private Golf School (15 hours): $2,695 USD for 1 student, $3,350 USD with 2 students
Three Day Private Golf School (22.5 hours): $3,985 USD for 1 student, $4,985 USD with 2 students

Juniors (age 12-17) - 15% discount

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.

Payment and Cancellation Policy

A $500 deposit is required at time of registration. 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. Cancellation Fees: Up to 45 days prior to the beginning of the school – 50% of deposit; 44 - 30 days prior - 100% of deposit; 29 - 15 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 by appointment.

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 Golf School (4 hours): $695 USD for 1 student, $865 USD with 2 students
One Day Private Golf School (7.5 hours): $1,385 USD for 1 student, $1,750 USD with 2 students
One & a Half-Day Private Golf School (11.5 hours): $1,995 USD for 1 student, $2,495 USD with 2 students
Two Day Private Golf School (15 hours): $2,695 USD for 1 student, $3,350 USD with 2 students
Three Day Private Golf School (22.5 hours): $3,985 USD for 1 student, $4,985 USD with 2 students

Dates: October 21-23, 2020

Email us for more information.

Payment and Cancellation Policy

A $500 deposit is required at time of registration. Final tuition balance is due in full 30 days prior to the school. Visa and MasterCard accepted.
Cancellation policy: All deposits less the following cancellation fees will be refunded upon written notice of cancellation. Cancellation Fees: Up to 45 days prior to the beginning of the school – 100% of deposit; within 30 days or less of school - 100% of full tuition. 
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 by appointment.

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 Golf School (4 hours): $695 USD for 1 student, $865 USD with 2 students
One Day Private Golf School (7.5 hours): $1,385 USD for 1 student, $1,750 USD with 2 students
One & a Half-Day Private Golf School (11.5 hours): $1,995 USD for 1 student, $2,495 USD with 2 students
Two Day Private Golf School (15 hours): $2,695 USD for 1 student, $3,350 USD with 2 students
Three Day Private Golf School (22.5 hours): $3,985 USD for 1 student, $4,985 USD with 2 students

Dates: October 17-20, 2020

Email us for more information.

Payment and Cancellation Policy

A $500 deposit is required at time of registration. 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. Cancellation Fees: Up to 45 days prior to the beginning of the school – 100% of deposit; within 30 days or less of school - 100% of full tuition. 
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.

We return in May to Quail Valley Golf Course near Portland, Oregon for our 26th 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 late May through October. 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 - $635, Two persons - $835
One Day Private Golf School (7.5 hours): One person - $1,285, Two persons - $1,595
One & a Half-Day Private Golf School (11.5 hours):  One person - $1,875. Two persons - $2,395
Two Day Private Golf School (15 hours): One person - $2,495, Two persons - $3,115
Three Day Private Golf School (22.5 hours): One person - $3,695, Two persons - $4,650

Full-day private school tuition includes a 30 minute follow up phone lesson with Jim, and our Great Shot! e-book.

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 9:15AM-5:30PM.

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.

Payment and Cancellation Policy

A $500 deposit is required at time of registration. 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. Cancellation Fees: Up to 45 days prior to the beginning of the school – 50% of deposit; 44 - 30 days prior - 100% of deposit; 29 - 15 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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Golf Digest has named Jim Waldron as a Best Teacher in State for Oregon.
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