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Golf Lessons

The Evian Resort Golf Club Academy offers a range of tuition options including individual or group lessons and a golf school for children. 5 golf pros with varied professional backgrounds and teaching methods enable each player to learn, train and make progress in an enjoyable way.

 

Discover the Training Experience

 

Professional background:

Member of the French Junior Team, 1984 and 1985
– 14th place at the “Orange Bowl” Juniors World Championship
– European Vice Champion (team event) in 1985.
State-qualified golf instructor (1st degree diploma), 1990
Professional player on the European Challenge Tour from 1986 to 1995 with one win on tour.
“Sports Development” instructor, qualified 2014
Golf School Sports Manager, Evian Resort Golf Club
Languages spoken: French, English

 

Teaching approach:

An exclusive situational teaching method: Discover learning situations that improve your motor skills and give you a better feel for the game. All of the performance factors (technical, physical, mental, strategic) are covered and technological tools (V1 video software) assist this specific teaching method.

 

Tuition:

Private lessons
Golf School
Long term training programmes

A pro who plays with you!

 

Professional background:

Golf instructor, 1st degree diploma, qualified in 2000
14 years’ teaching experience
14 years as professional player (including many years on the European Challenge Tour)
Languages spoken: French, English

 

Teaching approach:

You benefit from his experience in top-level competitions as a former Challenge Tour (European D2) golfer, playing 9 or 18 holes with him on the course.

 

Benefits:

His passion for golf is passed onto you through his golf demonstrations, helping you to improve your strategy. His ability to adapt his tuition to your golfing ability, teaching you to make the right choice when faced with a variety of situations will see your scores improve. And because golf is a game to him, you’re sure to have a fun time!

 

Tuition:

Private lessons
Golf School
Long term training programmes

Personalised coaching using new technology
“Performance suited to your physical and psychological profile”

 

Professional background:

Golf instructor, 1st degree diploma, qualified in 1994
Sports instructor diploma, 2013
Trackman certified
22 years’ teaching experience
Languages spoken: French, English

 

Teaching approach:

Video analysis during training and on the course
Analysis and training using the Trackman radar
Tests to identify your natural coordination style
Comprehensive, tailored training schedule for all areas of your game
Mindset and strategy on the course

 

Benefits:

A full assessment of your game including analysis, evaluation and goals for training and on the course (technical and mental objectives)
A training evaluation using the Trackman radar
A course booklet on nutritional, technical and mindset aspects of the game, provided with your training schedule (during and after your training programme)
Improved course management to get results

 

Tuition:

Private lessons
“Golf with a coach” training programmes
Long term training programmes

Totally tailored tuition.

 

Professional background:

Golf tuition, 1st degree diploma, qualified in 1999, PGA France member
20 years’ teaching experience
Extensive teaching experience in France and abroad with all types of student (children, teenagers, adults), from beginners through to expert players
Competes in a range of professional competitions each year
Languages spoken: French, English

 

Teaching approach:

Tuition tailored to your physical condition and golfing ability
Assessment to set up short, mid and long term goals
Course strategy and management

 

Benefits:

Develop your individual abilities and your feel for the game
Greater technical and mental awareness to increase self-confidence
An evaluation to get the most out of your training

 

Tuition:

Private lessons
Group lessons
Golf School
Long term training programmes

Think better and improve your game

 

Professional background:

Professional golf instructor (1st degree qualification in 1989)
Professional training: mental preparation and coaching, sophrology and sport, visualisation techniques for sport, stress and concentration management, dynamic meditation and positive thought for sport, winning mindset.
Swiss Golf Association Juniors Instructor
Languages spoken: French, English

 

Teaching approach:

Play better while getting greater enjoyment.
Make effective transitions from theory to practice and from the driving range to the course.
Mental preparation is a factor that can make you a better player.
Change your way of thinking and improve your game.

 

Benefits:

Improve confidence and concentration.
Manage stress and emotions.
Use positive thinking and pre-shot routines to overcome mental blocks.
Create unconscious skills.

 

Tuition:

Private lessons
Training programmes
Long term training programmes

GOLF FOR CHILDREN

The Evian Resort’s Golf School introduces your children to the game of golf with tuition suited to their age group. Children aged 5 to 17 years learn to play golf at one of the most prestigious courses in Europe, taught by a team of experienced professionals: Christophe Lacroix, François Neyroud and Laurent Magnin.

 

A SPRINGBOARD FOR YOUNG GOLFERS

The Golf School welcomes young athletes all year long. Over 150 children and teenagers attend the various classes led by PGA professional golfers.

 

Throughout the year, children can take part in competitions to obtain and then improve their handicap. The young golfers can also participate in school holiday training programmes. At each lesson, they enjoy unlimited access to the Academy’s course and unlimited practice balls. New golfers can borrow equipment for the first two months of lessons.

 

Each year, the Evian Resort hosts the final of the Haribo Kid’s Cup, a tournament exclusively for young players aged 8 to 12.

 

ENROLMENT DOCUMENTS

– FFG (French Golf Federation) licence (can be applied for at time of enrolment)

– medical certificate authorising the child to play golf, including in competitions

– passport photo

– image release waiver (document provided)