2019 Golf Instruction

The Penn State Golf Courses offers golf instructional programs to meet each individual's needs. Our expertly trained PGA professionals are dedicated to making golf more fun and enjoyable with current and comprehensive golf instruction. Whether you are a beginning, intermediate, or accomplished golfer, you will find our instruction is designed to assist you with achieving your greatest potential. Private or group instruction is available. Please contact a member of our golf professional staff to schedule your instructional needs.

Private Individual Lessons
PGA/LPGA Half Hour Lesson $45
PGA/LPGA half hour lesson - with video $55
PGA Director of Instruction One Hour Lesson - Steve Wager $85
Small Group and Specialty Lessons
Get Golf Ready Camps  $110/Person
Make your own Group Lesson (4 person min) $32/Person
Playing Lesson with PGA Professional $85/Person
Junior Lesson (17 yrs. & under for 30 min) w/ Assistant Pro $25/Person

2019 Penn State Adult Group Classes


Get Golf Ready is designed to teach everything you'll need to play golf in just a few lessons. This program will teach you everything you'll need to play golf in just a few lessons. Certified PGA Professional Steve Wager will show you that there are lots of ways to play, by combining fun, friends and fitness. Each session will focus on the various golf skills you will use while playing. In addition to learning the basics, you will be guided onto the golf course to put your skills into action in a casual, friendly setting. What You Need to Bring is just yourself, a desire to have fun, and perhaps a few friends to enjoy the great outdoors. Golf Clubs, balls and other equipment will be provided for your use.
The price for each "Get Golf Ready" Golf School is $110 for eight hours of instruction, a Round of Golf on the White Course, and 10-small buckets of driving-range balls to practice. Please see the dates & times each program will be offered below

Get Golf Ready I

$110 for each School  - (Includes 8 Hours of instruction, FREE Round of Golf & 10-Small Buckets of Balls)

Tuesday-Friday 5:30 PM-7:30 PM

  • Week 1 April 23-26 - filled
  • Week 2 May 21-24 - filled
  • Week 3 June 4-7 - filled
  • Week 4 July 16-19 - filled
  • Week 5 August 6-9 -filled

2019 Penn State Junior Golf Clinics


PGA Sports Academy is a FUN first program! Juniors will play games while learning important skills needed to play golf. This is our introductory instructional program for juniors age 6-11, no equipment is needed, but may be purchased if your child becomes interested in golf. Students will be assigned to groups according to skill and age level. Students will be instructed on various skills including; putting, chipping, sand play and full swing. Rules, etiquette and course management will also be addressed.

Friday is our Play like a Pro day, parents or guardians will Caddie for their child out on the golf course. This a great way for the child to show everything they learned during camp and have FUN playing golf.

We will offer three different clinics for 2019, each day is 2-hours long:  Programs: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-11:00AM

  • Camp 1: June 17-21 -Filled
  • Camp 2: July  15-19 - Filled
  • Camp 3: August  5-9 - Filled

If you have any other questions EMAIL our PGA Director of Instruction, Steve Wager.                                       Junior Program Fee  $100 for each Week Long Clinic

2019 Penn State Instructional Golf Camp for Junior Golfers

  • Golf I - Competitive & Developmental Golf Camp - June 24-28, 2019
  • Golf II - Competitive & Developmental Golf Camp - July 7-11, 2019
  • NEW for 2019 Golf Team Camp (For HS Teams of minimum 5 Players) - July 11-13, 2019

The Penn State Competitive Players and Developmental Golf Camps are geared for students entering grades five through twelve next fall. The camp will run Sunday through Friday. Campers are divided up according to age and experience. The camp is an overnight experience with camp sessions running sun up to sun down. Juniors are taught by top collegiate coaches and PGA teaching professionals. A wide variety of topics will be covered as well as the opportunity each day to play on the course. Room and board is included in the camp fee.
Instruction will include course management, strategies, self-management skill for optimal performance, short game mastery, and full swing mastery. Lectures, demonstrations, and application will focus on the skills players need to take their game to the collegiate level.

For more information or to register, visit Penn State Sports Camps by Clicking-Here  or call (814) 865-0561.

PSU Sport Camp Fee - $955

Commuter - $855 (No Housing Provided)

NEW for 2019Team Camp Fee: (Min. 5 Players per HS Team)

$475 per person resident 

$420 per person day camper (No Housing Provided)

2019 Nittany Lion Golf Schools

The golf schools provide an in depth look into your personal game, learning style and goals. Instruction will include putting, short-game, full-swing with video analysis, on course instruction, and practice tips to enhance your skill level.

The Nittany Lion/Lady Lion Golf School
A golf school designed for both men and women golfers of all skill levels. We will divide you into the appropriate learning group. Instruction will be taught by PGA and LPGA profressionals with several years of experience teaching new golfers, collegiate players, and tour professionals. We will use both on and off course teaching to provide you the feedback to improve your skills and enjoy the great game of golf!

The Nittany Lion Golf School:  June 7-9, 2019

If interested in registering for the Nittany Lion or Lady Lion Golf Schools, please contact Penn State Women's Head Golf Coach Denise St. Pierre at (814) 329-0456 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information on any of our golf instruction programs, please call (814) 280-0969 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Steve Wager, PGA Director of Instruction and Player Development.

1523 W. College Ave, State College, PA 16801