albany golf academy
The Albany Golf Academy at Windsor High School combines all aspects of the game to elevate student-athletes to the next level. With physical training, coaching, on-course play multiple times per week and on weekends, and targeted short game practise, the golf program provides a rigorous and disciplined schedule to help cultivate the game’s top athletes.
Using the latest technologies including a launch monitor, swing catalyst, and 3D motion analysis, student-athletes can assess and improve all areas of their game. Practise on the same championship golf course and practice facilities enjoyed by some of the world’s foremost athletes, who live and play at Albany.
The Albany Golf Academy is led by Mitchell Spearman, recognised as one of the top golf instructors in the industry. He has been instrumental in the golf training world for more than 25 years and has taught and trained some of the world’s top professional golfers.
Mitchell brings a passion for teaching the game to all ages, and has assembled an experienced staff of coaches and trainers from around the world.
From Kent, England, Jon Hearn is a British PGA professional who turned pro at the age of 16 after a successful junior career. After playing in tournaments around the world and being exposed to some of the best golfing minds, he has acquired a wealth of knowledge of the sport over the last 15 years. Most recently, Jon has specialised in coaching promising juniors, who through his knowledge and passion for the game, have seen great success.
Knowing each golfer is different, Albany Golf Academy implements a unique training and tracking system that allows the world-class facility to be completely utilised by the student-athletes, under the guidance and supervision of not only a great coaching staff but one of the greatest golf instructors to ever be involved in the sport of golf.
No one swing is the same and no one skill set is applicable to any one golfer, course, or tournament. Creating well-rounded, highly efficient, and adapt-and-overcome golfers that compete at the top level is our driving purpose.
Unmatched facilities for an elevated game
Student-athletes practise on the same championship golf course and practice facilities enjoyed by some of the world’s foremost athletes, who live and play at Albany.
championship golf course
Windswept dunes and a number of scenic and strategically challenging water features characterise Albany’s Ernie Els-designed championship, par-72 golf course, which measures 7,400 yards from the back tees. Featuring five par 3s and five par 5s, the course is accompanied by multiple sets of tees and a range of shot values, and is host to PGA TOUR’s Hero World Challenge.
Practice Facility & shed - A Golf Performance Center
First-class practice facilities complement Albany’s golf course, including a 400-yard driving range and short game greens and chipping areas. Learners have everything they need to bring their game to the next level. Newly designed exclusively for Academy students, the Shed allows for heavier focus on the teaching aspects of golf with multiple hitting bays, TrackMan, Quintec putting and putting green, and software for golf ball analysis.