Instruction

2020 Bald Head Island Club Golf Instruction

Hello all!

The Bald Head Island Club Golf Instructional Team is so excited to offer fun and unique programming in 2020!  We have programs for members and guests of every level from the newest player learning the game for the first time to junior golfers to the most seasoned player. 

Each of the instructors here is trained on the most up to date techniques, tools and technologies.  The Bald Head Island Club is one of the few clubs in the area with a Trackman Launch Monitor and V1 Video Analysis. We offer programs such as traditional private lessons, group lessons, clinics, golf schools, fitness programs, customizable lesson series and many more!  The instructional team is excited for the opportunity to help you!
 

  • Be sure to watch out for One Minute Golf on the BHI Club's Instagram Page as well!! 
  • Please click on the links below for more detailed information on our program offerings as well as links to the Bio's of our Instructional Team and Instructional Schedules. 
  • Lessons are offered in 30 minute or 1 Hour Time blocks
  • Private Lessons, Lesson Packages, Weekly Clinics and Lesson Packages are offered
  • Junior Clinics and Private Lessons are available


For more information please contact Abby Byrd at abyrd@bhiclub.net or call the golf shop at 910-457-7310!!

Come have fun and become a better golfer with us at the Bald Head Island Club in 2020!

 

Meet The Pros

Andy Kohn, PGA - Head Golf Professional


Abby Byrd, Certified PGA - Teaching and Coaching - 1st Assistant Professional and Lead Instructor

Abby Byrd is a Certified PGA Professional in Teaching and Coaching and has a passion for instruction that actually started right here on Bald Head Island!  She learned the game at the club and went on to earn a scholarship to East Carolina University.  She earned several honors while enrolled including the 2008 and 2010 Conference USA Golfer of the Year and 2010 East Carolina Female Athlete of the Year.  

After college she played professional golf on the Symetra Tour then realized she did not enjoy the travel!  She came back to Bald Head Island and discovered her passion for teaching and coaching golfers!  She is certified in TPI, Titleist Performance Institue, Golf Fitness and US Kids Golf Certified Coach.  

Her experience as a player offers a unique perspective on how to improve!  If you want to get better and have a plan, reach out to Abby today!

Nick Beecroft, PGA Associate Member - Assistant Golf Professional and Club Fitting Specialist

U:Schedule Online Lesson Booking

New for 2020 we will have access to an online booking portal for lessons.  Lessons can be booked 2 weeks in advance and you must register for an account to book.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Abby Byrd at abyrd@bhiclub.net or 910-457-7310.

U:Schedule BHI Club Booking

Instructional Rates

Lesson Packages also available - please contact the golf shop for more information!

Nick Beecroft
Associate PGA Professional
Rates:
$75 per Hour
$50 per 30 Minutes
$50 per Junior Lesson


Abby Byrd, Certified PGA - Teaching and Coaching
TPI Certified Instructor
US Kids Certified Instructor
Rates:
$80.00 per Hour
$55 per 30 Minutes
$55 per Junior Lesson

Andy Kohn, PGA
Rates:
$80.00 per Hour
$55 per 30 Minutes

2020 Instructional Calendar

2020 Instructional Events Schedule

The link below will take you to a series of pages that has the upcoming lesson events schedule for the upcoming year!  These dates are subject to change, and we will be adding new events as well!  Please keep checking this page for updates and additions to the schedule!

If you have any questions or want more information, please contact Abby Byrd at abyrd@bhiclub.net.

Thank you and we look forward to making 2020 your best golf season yet!

2020 March Instruction Events
2020 April Instruction Events
2020 May Instruction Events
2020 June Instruction Events
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Private Instruction, Clinics & Schools

Private Instruction

Private Instruction

Private instruction programs are a cornerstone of a great instructional program.  The Bald Head Island Club Golf Team offers private instruction upon request with the latest technology, coaching techniques and goal setting.  If you are interested in private instruction with our great team of coaches, please contact the golf shop.  We can create a program designed for you.

Private lessons are booked on your schedule and can be offered in 30 minute or 1 hour increments of time.

Private Lesson Rates

  • Individual Lessons
    • Abby Byrd ~ $55/30 Min or $80/Hour
    • Andy Kohn ~ $55/30 Min or $80/Hour
    • Nick Beecroft ~ $50/30 Min or $75/Hour
  • Series of Lessons - Please contact your preferred instructor for series package rates
  • Group Lessons - Add $15 per person to the rates above for group lessons


Private Instruction 

  • Individual Lessons (1 on 1)
  • Series of Lessons
  • Group Lessons (2 to 6)

Private Instruction Offerings

  • Individual Lessons
  • Pick your Own Group - Private Group instruction (2-6 Participants)
  • Playing Lessons
  • TPI Screening with Abby Byrd
 

Many other programs!

Weekly How To Clinics

Clinics are a great way to pick up some tips, learn new techniques and lower your scores in a relaxed small group setting. Our Men's clinics will run approximately 50 minutes (may be altered based on attendance) of which the last 15 minutes will be reserved for open question and answer time. With our enthusiastic PGA instructors, you will receive comprehensive instruction that will enable you to achieve more success and have more fun with golf. See the schedule below for the featured topic of the week. Please call the Golf Shop at 910.457.7310 to sign up.

How To IMPROVE Clinics
Traditional Clinics are a great way to pick up some tips, learn new techniques and lower your scores in a relaxed group setting. With our enthusiastic PGA instructors, you will receive instruction that will enable you to achieve more success and have more fun with golf. See the schedule below for the featured topic of the week. Call the BHIC golf shop at 910-457-7310 to sign up.

Special Event Clinics
March Swing Madness!!  Get back in the Groove with some full swing clinics


March 12 @ 12:00
March 26 @ 12:00


Beginning in April 2020
Thursdays: 10:00am - 11:00am

Clinic Rates
Guest Members: $30

2020 Adult Clinic Schedule
(Topics are tentative and subject to change)

April 2 ~ Short Putting
April 9 ~ Irons
April 16 ~ Around the Green Chipping
April 23 ~ Driving
April 30 ~ On Course
May 7 ~ Lag Putting/Green Reading
May 14 ~ Pitching
May 21 ~ Greenside Bunkers
May 28 ~ Hybrids/FW
June 4 ~ Waste Bunkers/Trouble Shots
June 11 ~ Short Putting
June 18 ~ Irons
June 25 ~ Around the Green Chipping
July 2 ~ Driving
July 9 ~ Lag Putting
July 16 ~ Wedge Shots (30-60 yds)
July 23 ~ Greenside Bunkers
July 30 ~ Green Reading
Aug 6 ~ Hybrids/FW
Aug 13 ~ Students Choice
Aug 20 ~ Waste Bunkers/Trouble Shots
Aug 27 ~ Short Putting
Sept 3 ~ Around the Green Chipping
Sept 10 ~ Driving
Sept 17 ~ Lag Putting
Sept 24 ~ Students Choice

Golf 101

Golf 101

These weekly clinics/on course time will help get players who have never picked up a club before or are coming back to the game a great avenue to get instruction about how to get around the course in a fun and timely manner!  The clinics will cover the basics from how to hold the club, to which club to use and where to check in!

Golf 101 Info

Please contact Abby Byrd with any questions at abyrd@bhiclub.net

Dates:
Clinics will begin in June and end in August

Golf Schools

2020 Golf Schools - Monthly Programs to help you improve!!
Golf Schools offer a longer, more intensive day of improvement and learning.  Each Golf School will have a specific topic and offer a unique addition to your golf game!  Upcoming topics include Power v. Finesse, Three Putt No More, and Golf Boot Camp!  Dates will be subject to change and announced as we create them!

  • Power v. Finesse - Feb 15
  • 3 Putt No More - March 14
  • Flight School - April 25


 

Fitting Events

Club Fitting and Demo Events

Are a huge part of the 2020 Bald Head Island Club Golf Instructional Program.  Having clubs fitted for you is key to making you the best golfer you can be! Current Fitting Equipment available in the Bald Head Island Club Golf Shop is from Callaway, Cobra, Taylormade and Titleist.

Individual fittings can be scheduled through the golf shop and will cost $40 per player.

Demo Days will be scheduled for many of the top brands!  If you have a particular brand that you want to try, please contact Abby or Nick.



 

Guest Member Weekly Programs

More information to come soon!


Jr. Clinics & Camps

Camp Gator Golf

Camp Gator Golf

This camp is designed to introduce the spirit of golf and develop each junior’s abilities
to make golf more enjoyable. During each camp the following golf related 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!

Camp Rates:
Guest Members - $100

Friday - 9 AM - 12 PM


General Camp Info
Gator golf camp will include both practice facility and on course instruction and games. Campers will receive lunch and a  participation favor will be given out upon the completion of camp.

Advance registration is required with the following restrictions:
Full Members: No restrictions
Lifestyle/ Founding Social Members: No more than 3 weeks prior to clinic
Social Members: No more than 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 the beginning of the clinic.

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

Please visit the golf shop or call 910.457.7310 register.

Gator Golf Clinics

Gator Golf Clinics - Ages 7-14

The Bald Head Island Club’s Gator Golf Clinics are a great way to introduce the game of
golf to your children. The Professional staff will strive to create an engaging and fun
atmosphere for all skill levels of players with game based learning as well as structure
in the fundamentals of the game. Each 45 minute clinic will cover a variety of topics to
give each student training and will involve games to improve in all aspects of the game
including full swing, putting, chipping, pitching and bunker play.

Gator Golf Rates:
Guest Members - $30

Current Dates:
April 10 - 3:00-3:45 PM
May 22 - 3:00-3:45 PM
June, July and August: Every Monday from 3:00-3:45 PM
September 4 - 3:00-3:45 PM


Advance registration is required with the following restriction:

Full members: No restriction
Lifestyle/ Founding Social Members: No more than 3 weeks prior to clinic
Social Members: No more than 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 the beginning of the clinic.

 Cancellation for the clinics must be made by 12:00pm the day of the clinic.

 No shows will be charged $10 to the account provided for registration.

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

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

Please visit the golf shop or call 910.457.7310 to register.

Turtle Tots Golf Clinics

Turtle Tots Golf Clinics ~ Ages 3-6

The Bald Head Island Club’s Turtle Tots Clinics are a great way to introduce the game
of golf to your children. Early development of the four pre-swing fundamentals, grip,
posture, alignment, and aim, will give your young golfers the best chance for success
and can lead to a lifetime of enjoyment. Utilizing enthusiastic PGA instructors, your
child will receive fun, engaging, and structured instruction that will enable them to
achieve more success and have more fun with golf.

Each clinic will involve near golf and actual golf experiences to enhance the motor skill development by using various methods to
challenge the students balance and coordination. Clinics will involve fun games that
incorporate running, hopping, throwing, pitching, and more specifically to golf the
hand/eye skills involved in putting, chipping and the full swing.

Turtle Tots Clinic Rates:
Full Members: $15
Lifestyle/ Founding Social Members: $20
Social Members: $25

Current Dates:
April 10 - 2:30-3:00 PM
May 22 - 2:30-3:00 PM
June, July and August: Every Monday from 2:30-3:00 PM
September 4 - 2:30-3:00 PM

Advance registration is required with the following restrictions:
Full Members: No restrictions
Lifestyle/ Founding Social Members: No more than 3 weeks prior to clinic
Social Members: No more than 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 the beginning of the clinic.

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

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

Please visit the golf shop or call 910.457.7310 to register.

Junior Golf Play Day

The Bald Head Island Club professional golf 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
appropriate formats for each group.

*Junior Playing Lessons are available year round upon request!

Fees:
Guest Members - $40

Wednesdays June-August: 4:00pm-5:30
* No Play Day August 18 Due to Aerification

Junior Play Day Info

Advance registration is required with the following restrictions:
Full Members: No restrictions
Lifestyle/ Founding Social Members: No more than 3 weeks prior to clinic
Social Members: No more then 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 the beginning of the clinic.

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

Please visit the golf shop or call 910.457.7310 to register.

Weekly Junior Packages


Osprey Junior Golf League


The Bald Head Island Club Golf Staff is proud to offer the Osprey Junior Golf League as a new weekly program. This league will be a fun way for your avid golfer, beginner or advanced, to get the most out of their stay on the island!  They will get the best instruction, plenty of chances to play golf, and the best of all be active outside! This League will also introduce the addition of Baldy Bucks.  Each participant will receive Baldy Bucks which they can spend in the golf shop on certain items including golf balls, caps, shirts, head covers, and several other items.  The juniors will receive additional bucks for proper etiquette, skills, behavior, and other factors, but the professional staff could also remove bucks for the opposite.  We cannot wait for your junior golfers of all levels to enjoy this new league on Bald Head Island!

Package Includes:
- One Gator Golf or Turtle Tot Clinic 
- One Play Day (Tuesday PM)
- One Gator Golf Camp (Friday AM)  


Guest Members - $155