By Kiel Christianson
Tired of all the clubbing and beaches in Miami, and looking for golf lessons?
Here are four top Miami-area golf academies, offering everything from one-hour brush-ups to multi-day packages.
Total Performance Golf at The Biltmore – We're going to go out on a limb and say that Total Performance Golf (TPG) at The Biltmore offers the most complete golf instruction program in Miami. SwingFix instructor extraordinaire Justin Bruton is Director of Golf at TPG, where you'll find certified instructors dedicated to improving your swing efficiency, physical conditioning and equipment fitting.
Grand Palms Golf Resort – Customized instruction is the mantra at Grand Palms, where they offer private lessons, group lessons, clinics, junior lessons, 9-hole playing lessons and golf school days.
Bonaventure Golf Academy at Bonaventure Country Club – Bonaventure Golf Academy boasts a large staff of teaching professionals, and lessons for every skill level and nearly every budget level, including some great values on multi-lesson packages.
Jacaranda Golf Club – Jacaranda offers individual lessons up to series of six or more, and also holds respected junior golf clinics (full sessions and daily clinics).