Golf: Nemacolin Woodlands Golf Academy
The Nemacolin Golf Academy offers a unique blend of golf instruction, club fitting and technology, designed exclusively to help your game. Golf is about consistency and the TrackMan® Golf Radar Solution provides our professional instructors with a state-of-the-art diagnostic tool that will measure everything in your swing as well as everything about the flight of your golf ball. From club and ball speed, distance, launch angles, spin rate, to swing plane, angle of attack, swing path and club face delivery, there is no aspect of your game or equipment we will not address - and all you have to do is hit golf balls and leave the rest to us!
Don't you owe it to your game to take advantage of the offerings provided by the Nemacolin Golf Academy? To schedule an appointment or for more information, please dial 724.329.6420.
TrackMan® Ball Flight Analysis
Golf is about consistency and the TrackMan® Radar Launch Monitor provides Nemacolin's professional golf instructors with a state-of-the-art diagnostic tool that will measure everything about your swing, as well as everything about the flight of your golf ball. Did you know you can actually gain an additional 20 to 25 yards distance with the same club head speed? It's true!
Nemacolin Golf Academy's one-on-one golf instruction can be tailored to work on any aspect of your golf game. Using our state-of-the-art TrackMan® and the V1 Video analysis system, our trained PGA golf professionals create a world-class lesson experience that will improve all areas of your game.
Corporate Instruction and Clinics
As with everything here at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, guest experience is of the utmost importance. If you are hosting a corporate outing or entertaining clients, we welcome the opportunity to customize an event before, during or after your round. From teambuilding events, to pre-round clinics, Nemacolin golf instructors will create an experience that your guests will never forget.
Looking for an in-depth golf experience? Golf Schools are a great way to spend a weekend at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. With golf schools ranging from one to three days covering a wide array of topics, our professional instructors can provide the ultimate experience in learning at the Nemacolin Golf Academy.
The First Tee Junior Program
The First Tee provides young people with character-building and life skills lessons using golf as the platform. Through The First Tee, junior golfers discover how skills essential to success on a golf course can also help them flourish in life.
Properly fit golf clubs are one of the most important parts of playing your best golf possible. The Nemacolin Golf Academy uses the state-of-the-art TrackMan® launch monitor to help you find the best golf clubs for you. Featuring Nike, Taylormade, PING, Callaway, Titleist and Cobra, Nemacolin's golf professionals can help you build the best golf set.
Lessons at the Nemacolin Woodlands Golf Academy are available by appointment only. For more information or to schedule a lesson, please contact the Nemacolin Golf Department at 724.329.6111.
PGA Master Professional, Director of Golf Instruction
A native of Philadelphia, Dennis Clark has been a golf professional for over 25 years. In 2004, Dennis was awarded the prestigious title of Master PGA Professional, the highest distinction given to a PGA professional. Recognized as one of the country’s “Top Teachers,” Clark holds no less than seven PGA awards including "Teacher of the Year" and in 2008, received the Tri State PGA’s highest award being named the “Golf Professional of the Year.” Dennis has taught golf all across the country, has earned the “PGA Advanced Specialty Certification” in golf instruction, and has been recognized by the PGA of America and numerous leading golf publications for his work in the field.
Dennis rejoins the resort as Director of Instruction, after serving as Director of Golf and Instruction from 2004 – 2012. He was the Host Professional for Nemacolin Woodlands Resort’s 84 Lumber Classic, a PGA Tour event and he initiated the Falling Rock Classic, one of the most popular club professional tournaments in the nation. As an instructor, Dennis has produced an instructional video series titled, “Play Better Golf” and hosted “Let’s Talk Golf,” a live cable television golf show. He is frequently requested as the keynote speaker at golf functions throughout the country and is a featured senior writer for Golf WRX, one of the most frequented golf websites in the world with over 3 million views to his blog posts.
Clark’s growing list of accolades and accomplishments confirm that if indeed everyone can improve their game, then everyone should have an instructor with Dennis Clark’s knowledge, experience and obvious dedication to the game.
- 1996 PGA Teacher of the Year, Philadelphia section
- 2002 Top Teacher, Mid Atlantic Region, Golf Magazine
- 2002 Awarded PGA Advanced Specialty Certification
- 2005 Merchandiser of the Year, Tri State Section
- 2004 Elected PGA Master Professional
- 2008 Golf Professional of the Year, Tri State Section2010 Junior Golf Leader, Tri State Section
- 2011 President's Plaque winner for the promotion of golf through instruction
Assistant Teaching Professional
Pete is currently a PGA apprentice working toward his goal of becoming a PGA professional and pursuing a career in teaching. As an aspiring golf professional, Pete has a degree in Professional Golf Management and Business Administration from California University of Pennsylvania. Pete has been with Nemacolin Woodlands for the past 8 seasons and has worked in every aspect of the golf operation. He is an accomplished golfer and former member of California University golf team as well as an active tournament player in the Tri-State PGA and Pennsylvania Golf Association. Pete has passion for teaching the game of golf and helping students achieve all of their goals.