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.


A (two weeks): June 27–July 8 - $650

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


  • 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.


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 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 |