Instruction

The Bald Head Island Club professional staff offers a wide variety of instructional programs aimed to improve your game. If you are interested, in private, group or playing lessons, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the professional staff in order to get your game on the right track. 

Meet The Pros

Head Golf Professional - Justin Van Heukelom, PGA

Justin Van Heukelom hails from London, Ontario, Canada. He has been a part of the Bald Head Island Club team since September 2007 and has enjoyed seeing the club develop and grow. Prior to coming to the Bald Head Island Club Justin played collegiately at Ohio Valley University and professionally on various mini-tours as well as Nationwide Tour qualifying. Justin is a Class A member of the PGA of America, Certified in Golf Operations through the PGA's Certified Professional Program and is a certified Titleist Performance Institute Golf Fitness professional. Justin has a strong passion and desire to see his students develop, improve and ultimately share in the joy of the game of golf. He and his wife Becky and daughters Kennedy (4) and Lucy (3 mo) reside in Leland, NC.

 

Assistant Golf Professional - Jeff Phieffer, PGA

Jeff Phieffer spent his childhood living in the small town of Wading River on Eastern, Long Island. He is a graduate of Shoreham Wading River high school, where he excelled in both music and golf, twice being honored with all-county status in both. After a brief stint at the University of Southern Mississippi, Jeff turned Professional and took an Assistant Professional position at St. George’s Golf Club in East Setauket, NY. He served as First Assistant there for three years under the guidance of Head Golf Professional Rod Heller. In 1994, Jeff moved to Oswego, NY, where he was hired as the First Assistant at Beaver Meadows Golf Club. Through the ten years he served at the club, he was interim Head Golf Professional twice .Jeff was instrumental in pioneering the junior golf program, and taught private lessons to his members. After a term of ten years, Jeff moved his family to Florida to pursue a professional playing career. He participated in two Hooter’s tour winter series from 2004 to 2005, and also played in various other Florida mini-tour events. His recent playing accomplishments include participating in the 2011 PGA National Assistants Championship. Jeff is married and resides in Boiling Spring Lakes, NC with his wife Jean, and his two children, Hannah, 16, and Jack, 13.


Assistant Golf Professional - Dan Greco, PGA

Daniel Greco comes to the Bald Head Island Club as a native of Jamestown, NY and has been a Class A member of the PGA of America since 2007.  After being introduced to golf at a very early age, Dan played a competitive schedule as a junior golfer including 6 years on the high school varsity after making the team in the 7th grade.  He continued his passion for the game of golf into the PGA's Professional Golf Management program at Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC.  After completing the PGA's program, Dan has been working as an Assistant Golf Professional for the last 7 years, most recently at Irondequoit Country Club in Rochester, NY where he developed an affinity for teaching all types of players- from men & women to both seniors and juniors as well. He resides in Wilmington with his wife, Heather, and their son, Corey.

Assistant Golf Professional- Abby Bools

Abby was born and raised in Hickory, North Carolina.  She started her career in golf on the practice facility at the Bald Head Island Club in the junior golf program.  After many hours on the practice tee, Abby earned a scholarship to East Carolina University in 2006.  Abby then went on to play in every tournament in her four year career.  Her senior season she complied a school record 73.83 scoring average.  She also won two individual events and was twice named Conference USA- Player of the Year.  To go along with success on the course, she was also named the 2010 Conference USA and East Carolina University Female scholar athlete of the year.  After college, Abby progressed and played for two seasons on the LPGA Futures Tour.  After a couple of years of travel, she is looking forward to some stability and helping to grow the game as a club professional. Abby is a registered LPGA Class B member and a registered PGA Apprentice. 
 


Clinics & Schools

Golf Fitness Program

Make it your goal to reach your maximum golf and fitness potential in 2016 with the help of Titleist Performance Institute Certified Golf Fitness Instructor and Head Golf Professional Justin Van Heukelom. This program is designed for the golfer that is interested in getting the most out of their present physical state and building a plan to not only learn what makes their golf swing efficient, but ways they can improve their body to take their game to the next level.

Training is available on an individual or group basis and is tailored to your specific needs. Initial session includes an in-depth physical evaluation and detailed improvement plan along with 24 hour www.mytpi.com online support and access to workout materials and information.

Pricing: 
Initial Fitness Screening and Training Sessions    
$95.00/ Full members
$105.00/ Lifestyle/ Founding Social members
$115.00/ Social/ Guest members 

Additional 1/hr Training Sessions
$80.00 Full members
$85.00 Lifestyle/ Founding Social members
$90.00 Social/ Guest members

Ladies Clinics

Ladies’ Clinics are a great way to redefine your golf game and lower your scores. Our clinics will be offered in 60 minute sessions of which the last 15 minutes will be reserved for open question and answer time. Utilizing enthusiastic PGA instructors, you will receive competent and structured instruction that will enable you to achieve more success and have more fun with golf. 

Men's Clinics

Men’s Clinics are a great way to redefine your golf game and lower your scores.

Utilizing enthusiastic PGA instructors, students will receive competent and structured instruction that will enable you toachieve more success and have more fun with golf. 

 

 Thursdays: 9:00am - 10:00am

 

~See Below for Tentative Topic Schedule~

*Schedule subject to change

 

Clinic Rates:
Full Members: $15   Lifestyle Members: $20    Social/Guest Members: $25

 Men’s Clinic Info:


Advance registration is required with the following restrictions:

Full Member………..No restriction
Lifestyle Members…..3 weeks prior to clinic
Social/ Guest Members……2 weeks prior to clinic
           
 Tentative 2016 Topic Schedule:

April 7 ~ Full Swing with video

April 14 ~ Equipment Assessment (Lie Angle, Launch Monitor...)

April 21 ~ Putting Handicap/Games

April 28 ~ Short Game Handicap (Chipping, Pitching and Bunkers)

May 5 ~ Chipping/Pitching

May 12 ~ Bunkers and Waste Areas

May 19 ~ Putting

May 26 ~ Full Swing

June 2 ~ Chipping/Pitching

June 9 ~ Bunkers and Waste Areas

June 16 ~ Putting

June 23 ~ Full Swing

June 30 ~ Students Choice

July 7 ~ Chipping/Pitching

July 14 ~ Bunkers/Waste Areas

July 21 ~ Putting

July 28 ~ Full Swing

August 4 ~ Chipping/Pitching

August 11 ~ Bunkers/Waste Areas

August 18 ~ Putting

August 25 ~ Full Swing

September 1 ~ Short Game Handicap

September 8 ~ Full Swing

September 15 ~ Chipping/Pitching

September 22 ~ Putting Handicap/Games

September 29 ~ Students Choice

Please register at the golf shop or call 910.457.7310 to participate.

Half Day Golf Schools

Half Day Golf Schools 

Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Dates:




Fees:    Full   $115
            Lifestyle/Founding Social  $125
            Social  $135

Package Highlights:
            PGA Professional Instruction
            A la carte lunch served
            BHIC gift package
            Personalized plan of improvement
            Unlimited use of practice facility during the day
            Minimum of three students; if less than three students, the length of the clinic will be modified.

To register, please visit the golf shop or call (910) 457-7310


Jr. Clinics & Camps

High Performance Junior Golf School

The Bald Head Island Club Golf Professional Staff will conduct a junior golf camp for the enrichment of your child. Summer Camp is designed to introduce the spirit of golf and develop each junior’s golf abilities to make golf more enjoyable. Each week the following life skills will be demonstrated and reinforced: courtesy, judgment, respect, confidence, honesty, integrity, responsibility, perseverance and sportsmanship. Most importantly, summer camps are designed to provide a safe environment for each junior to have FUN! 
 
Rates:
Full Members: $210
Lifestyle & Founding Social: $240
Social/ Guest Members: $270

8:00am-12:00pm

         


General Camp Info:

Campers will receive lunch each day of camp at 11:30am. A participation favor will be given out upon completion of camp.
Advance registration is required with the following restrictions: 
      Full Member………..No restriction
      Lifestyle Members…..3 weeks prior to clinic
      Social/ Guest Members…...2 weeks prior to clinic


        All clinics will begin promptly at the times listed above. Please have child dressed appropriately, checked in and ready to go at the bottom of the Golf Shop stairs 10 minutes prior to beginning of the clinic.

Collared shirts required. No Denim, gym shorts, swim suits or sandals permitted

 Please visit the golf shop or call us at 910-457-7310to participate in the Three Day Junior Golf Camp.

Junior Golf Clinics

Bald Head Island Club Junior Clinics are a great way to introduce the game of golf to your children. Early development of the three pre-swing fundamentals, grip, posture and aim, will give your junior golfers the best chance for success and can lead to a lifetime of enjoyment. Utilizing enthusiastic PGA instructors, juniors will receive fun, competent, and structured instruction that will enable your junior to achieve more success and have more fun with golf.   

Each clinic will highlight one of three pre-swing fundamentals and one of the following: full swing, putting, chipping, pitching, bunkers, etiquette or rules. 

Junior Clinic Rates:

Full Members ~ $15
Lifestyle & Founding Social Members ~ $20
Social & Guest Members ~ $25

Dates for 2016:

3:15pm - 4:00pm (Ages 7-12)



Jr. Clinic Info: 
 Advance registration is required with the following restrictions:

Full Member….....……..No restriction
Lifestyle Members….......3 weeks prior to clinic
Social/ Guest Members….....…2 weeks prior to clinic


All clinics will begin promptly; Please have child dressed appropriately, checked in and ready to go at the bottom of the Golf Shop stairs 10 minutes prior to the beginning of the clinic

Cancellation for the clinics must be made by 12:00pm of that day. There is no cancellation fee but clinics often fill up and want to ensure that as many juniors as possible have the opportunity to learn.

Collared shirts required; No Denim, gym shorts, swim suits or sandals permitted

Please register at the golf shop or call 910-457-7310 to participate.

Junior Golf Play Day

The Bald Head Island Club Golf Professional Staff will conduct junior golf play days throughout the summer for the enrichment of your child. Play Days are designed to introduce the spirit of golf and to instill proper golf etiquette. The following life skills will be demonstrated and reinforced: courtesy, judgment, respect, confidence, honesty, integrity, responsibility, perseverance and sportsmanship. Most importantly, Play Days are designed to have FUN! 

Groups will be formed based on ability and age. The professional staff will choose an appropriate format for each group. 

RATES:

Full Members: $15
Lifestyle & Founding Social: $25
Social/ Guest Members: $30

 
Dates for 2016
Tuesdays ~ 4:00pm-6:00pm



Jr. Play Day Info:

Advance registration is required with the following restrictions: 
      Full Member…….....No restriction
      Lifestyle Members…...3 weeks prior to clinic
      Social Members…....2 weeks prior to clinic
      Guest Members…...1 week prior to clinic       

All clinics will begin promptly. Please have child dressed appropriately, checked in and ready to go at the bottom of the Golf Shop stairs 10 minutes prior to beginning.

Please stop by the golf shop or call us at 910-457-7310 to participate.

Pee Wee Golf Clinic Ages 3-6

Bald Head Island Club PEE WEE Clinics are a great way to introduce the game of golf to your children. Early development of the three pre-swing fundamentals, grip, posture and aim, will give your junior golfers the best chance for success and can lead to a lifetime of enjoyment. Utilizing enthusiastic PGA instructors, juniors will receive fun, competent, and structured instruction that will enable your junior to achieve more success and have more fun with golf.

Pee Wee Clinic Rates
Full Members: $15
Lifestyle Members: $20
Social/ Guest Members: $25

Dates for 2016


                                                                                                                         
Dress Code: Collared shirts are required. No denim, swimsuits, gym shorts, or sandals permitted.

*If less than three students, the length of the clinic will be altered.

Please register at the golf shop or call 910-457-7310 to participate.


Private Instruction

Lesson Rates

The Bald Head Island Club offers private instruction with skilled PGA of America certified golf professionals. Please click on the Meet the Pros section to learn more about your instructors!

Lesson rates:

Justin Van Heukelom, Head Golf Professional 
PGA Class A and Titleist Performance Institute Golf Fitness Instructor
Full Members: $80.00/session
Lifestyle/Founding Social Members: $85.00/session
Social/Guest Members: $90.00/session

Jeff Phieffer, Assistant Golf Professional
PGA Class A
Full Members: $65.00/session
Lifestyle/Founding Social Members: $70.00/session
Social/Guest Members: $75.00/session

Dan Greco, Assistant Golf Professional
PGA Class A
Full Members: $65.00/session
Lifestyle/Founding Social Members: $70.00/session
Social/Guest Members: $75.00/session

Abby Bools, Assistant Golf Professional
LPGA Apprentice
Full Members: $65.00/session
Lifestyle/Founding Social Members: $70.00/session
Social/Guest Members: $75.00/session