Golf Program

Utilizing the facilities at the nearby Watertown Golf Club (Taft's home course), this new program is designed for the competitive golfer pursuing a high school or collegiate level program. All instructors are PGA certified and supplied by lan Marshall's Golf Shop.

The program offers a 5:1 student-to-teacher ratio and accepts a maximum of 10 eligible students per session.

Sessions

A (two weeks): June 27–July 8 - $650

B (two weeks): July 11– July 22 - $650

Eligibility

  • Must be enrolled in the Taft Summer School's Academic Program
  • Letter of Recommendation from Golf Professional, Instructor, or Coach
  • Must be able to provide a USGA Certified Handicap Index of:
    • 16.5 Index for Boys
    • 23.2 Index for Girls

Typical Weekly Schedule (rotated based on instructional needs)

  • Monday: Full Swing with Video, Fundamentals including Posture, Grip and Alignment
  • Tuesday: Putting and Chipping, Fundamentals and Drills, Effective Practice to Score
  • Wednesday: Full Swing with Short and Midirons (Hybrids included)
  • Thursday: Putting and Chipping, Reading the Greens and Specialty Shots (Lie & Slope)
  • Friday: Full Swing with Drivers and Fairway Woods

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 2:30- 4:30PM Wednesday 1:30 to 2:30PM

Each session will include 2 hours on-course instruction and course access Sundays after 4:00PM.

Application

Submit your complete Golf Program Application (including eligibility requirements) along with your
Taft Summer School application. The Golf Program application is available under "Downloads" at www.taftschool.org/summer. Contact the Summer School office for more information.

TAFT SUMMER SCHOOL  | 110 Woodbury Road | Watertown, Connecticut 06795
Phone: (860) 945-7961 | Fax: (860) 945-7859 | SummerSchool@TaftSchool.org