Private Instruction

Led by nationally recognized PGA Professionals, the BOYNE Golf Academy's mission is to help golfers of all ages and abilities improve every aspect of their game. Through a holistic approach to teaching, our instructors provide you with the tools to see immediate improvement, as well as continued growth and development into the future.

Game Changers.

First comes coaching, a one-on-one relationship where experience passes from the master to the student. Next comes video, a revolutionary tool that enables golfers to see and understand the habits and patterns hindering their game. And lastly comes TrackMan and GEARS - two cutting-edge technologies that take the best of our coaching abilities and make them more effective than ever before.

Technology is your friend

Meet Our Instructors

    • Available Year Round
      Mike Fay
      PGA Director of Player Performance

      Mike Fay brings more than 20 years of intensive teaching experience to the BOYNE Golf Academy team. Mike has acquired numerous accolades including:

      • Michigan's first Golf Channel SwingFix Certified Instructor, 2012
      • U.S. Kids Golf "Top 50 Kids Teachers" in the world, 2013-2016
      • U.S. Kids Golf "Top 50 Master Kids Teacher", 2017 
      • Future Champions Golf Top 25 Elite Junior Coach in the USA 
      • Golf Digest Best Teacher in Michigan for 2017/2018

      As a player, Mike set a course record with a 63 in the 2001 Michigan PGA Championship. His tournament victories include the 2003 Difeo Lexus Shootout and the 2004 Ricoh Clambake Pro-Am in New Jersey. Mike spent seven years as a PGA Head Professional at Boyne Mountain Resort before bringing his talent and enthusiasm to the BOYNE Golf Academy full time in 2013. Mike certainly lives his motto that "coaching the best never stops", all year long.

    • Available May 1 - October 1
      Jeff Roth
      PGA Teaching Professional

      BOYNE Golf PGA Professional

      Michigan native Jeff Roth brings extensive knowledge as a player and instructor to the BOYNE Golf Academy.
      A golf professional since 1979, Jeff has over 70 professional victories to his credit and many accolades including:

      • Member of the University of Arizona, Michigan Golf, and Michigan PGA Hall of Fame
      • Participated in 19 MAJOR Championships: 5-PGA, 8-PGA Seniors, 6-U.S. Open Seniors
      • Participated in 15 Michigan PGA Championships
      • Two-time Michigan Open Championship
      • Four-time Michigan PGA Champion
      • Two-time Michigan PGA Senior Champion
      • Two-time Michigan PGA Match Play
      • Five-time winner of the Michigan PGA Tournament of Champions at Boyne Mountain

      Jeff has served as a head golf professional for more than 25 years, establishing numerous junior and adult programs to develop physical and mental skills to improve player performance. He plans to create and share a variety of learning opportunities that will be beneficial and entertaining for BOYNE golfers.

    • Available Year Round
      Dave McWhorter
      Teaching Professional & Master Club Fitter

      BOYNE Golf PGA Professional

      Dave is a Teaching Professional and Master Club Fitter for BOYNE Golf Academy. He has spent 11 years with Boyne, six of them have been focused on teaching and two have been fully dedicated to the Golf Academy. During these years he has taught hundreds of junior golfers through the NIKE Junior Golf Camps at Boyne Highlands. He is a member of or certified in the following:

      • Certified GEARS Fitter and Teacher
      • Certified TrackMan Fitter and Teacher
      • Member of the National Fitting Counsel for TaylorMade Golf

Pricing

PGA Professional 1 Hour Coaching 5 Hour Program
10 Hour Program 
Mike Fay $175 $800 $1500
Jeff Roth $150 $700 $1250
Dave McWhorter $100 $475 $900
($5-15/hr savings) ($10-25/hr savings)


Individual programs can be developed by request. It is our belief that when choosing an instruction plan, the longer the commitment, the more value and development will be seen in your game. Talk with your instructor about the best option for you.