Ballantyne Golf Academy with Dana Rader

Elevate Your Game

Ballantyne Golf Academy, a Golf Channel Academy, offers full programs for golfers of all skills and ages, complemented by a comprehensive facility designed with the student in mind. With its personal teaching approach, low student-teacher ratio and web-based video technology, the School builds relationships for a “Lifetime of Better Golf.”

Our Programs

Ballantyne Golf Academy, a Golf Channel Academy, offers a wide range of programs for skill levels of all ages. Our goal is to teach the fundamentals for lasting results. Find the program that’s right for you!

Providing the Ideal Setting for a “Lifetime of Better of Golf”

Facility Information:

  • Conveniently located on an 18-hole championship golf course
  • Indoor training room with video capability, swing analysis
  • Training room can accommodate 50 people conference style
  • Covered all-weather hitting bays
  • Full practice facility with private 20-station driving range, three putting/chipping greens and a greenside sand bunker. Open to public pending availability.
  • Range Program, Policy and Hours of Operation here
  • Custom Club Fitting and Repair on premises
  • Patio and Hitting Bays available for catered corporate events
  • Custom Club Fitting and Repair services
  • Titleist Performance Institute "TPI" assessments are available at the Ballantyne Hotel, with Certified Golf Fitness Instructor Margo Fonda
  • Online Lesson Viewing Capability

Learn from our award-winning team of LPGA and PGA certified professionals.

Male_Single_instruction_043Dana Rader has assembled an award-winning team of LPGA and PGA certified teaching professionals who make it their mission to be continuous learners and outstanding teachers. Team members have worked with Dana for 1-20+ years and have a consistent instructional approach, based on fundamentals, in private lessons and across all programs.

Learn more about Dana Rader’s team.

State of the Art Technology

Complementing teaching skills with the latest technology

FlightScope®

Take your game to the next level with FlightScope, the world’s first-ever 3D Doppler Tracking Golf Radar. With FlightScope, students experience a more rapid learning curve using FlightScope feedback, combined with swing video.

V1 Swing Analysis Software

V1 Swing Analysis films your golf swing, either on the range or on the course. Our instructors will use the video analysis to point out areas of your swing that can be improved to make the game more enjoyable for you.

Titleist Performance Institute

Improve your ball strike by focusing on your individual movement patterns with TPI, the Titleist Performance Institute. Margo Fonda, our TPI-CGFI Titleist Performance Institute Certified Golf Fitness Instructor, will conduct an individual 2 hour assessment/screening ($150) at the Ballantyne Hotel Fitness Center. Your session will reveal swing fault characteristics that can be targeted with corrective exercises.

What Our Students Say…

Every time I go back to the Dana Rader Golf School, it refreshes what I learned the time before—and I always learn something new.

- Bill Kite

You provided me with a solid foundation that I can build on and I am convinced this will allow me to enjoy many rounds in the years to come.

- Howard Levine

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