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Dana Rader Golf School

13404 Ballantyne Corporate Place, Charlotte, NC 28277
+1 704-542-7635
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Best money I've ever spent on improving my game

Give credit where it's due. I've had 5-10 golf lessons throughout my playing years. It took until... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2016
Mark K
Great experience

Had an extra day to kill in Charlotte and decided to take a lesson with Drew. He spotted a major... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2015
Wineaux68
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Treat yourself to an extraordinary golf experience at a Golf Magazine Top 25 Golf School in America! Dana Rader Golf School, a Golf Channel Academy, is a must for all those who wish to break 100, 90 or 80 or have always wanted to learn how to play. Year-round private lessons (Tues-Sat outdoors and indoors ) and Club Fitting (Wed-Sat outdoors). March-October: Adult co-ed and Women's Only Two and Three Day Schools, Short Game, Long Game, Get Golf Ready, New2Golf, Women's Beginner(Fri-Sun or midweek), Pee Wee (5-8), Junior (9-12) and High School (13-18) Camps/Clinics (Mon-Thurs), USGA*LPGA Girls Golf (7-17) (Fridays March-Aug, Sept-Oct) and Corporate Events (Tues-Fri). Located on the grounds the prestigious Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge, its award-winning team of certified LPGA and PGA instructors, exceptional teaching approach, unmatched facilities, indoor training room and covered hitting bays, and use of the latest state-of-the-art technological equipment make it the best golf teaching and practice facility in the state. The physical address for the golf school is 13404 Ballantyne Corporate Place, Charlotte NC 28277.
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13404 Ballantyne Corporate Place, Charlotte, NC 28277
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Reviewed 19 January 2016

Give credit where it's due. I've had 5-10 golf lessons throughout my playing years. It took until I was 60 to find the right teacher. Nancy Harvey has a tremendous knack for fixing what was broken. I was a struggling with consistency but now have...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2015

Had an extra day to kill in Charlotte and decided to take a lesson with Drew. He spotted a major flaw in my swing in about 2 minutes, and we spent the next hour fixing it and getting me comfortable with the new mechanics. Can't...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2015

I am updating my review after the experience that I had. If you wish to read the review I wrote regarding the golf school, the original note is below (along with the golf school's answer). Since actually talking to the school my experience has been...More

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danaradergolfschool, Director of Sales at Dana Rader Golf School, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2015

Adam, Thank you for your updated review. We're glad you were able to come by to meet Steve Bogdanoff for a club check and that your questions regarding your wedges were answered fully. Newer staff are being trained re: club fitting and know to find...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2015

I used Dana Rader Golf School for a team building event at the end of the first day of a two day meeting. From the planning stage through the actual event itself, the staff was top notch. We had a very diverse set of skill...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2015

Drew Kiger is a first class instructor and I highly recommend him. He not only helps improve your golf game but he also helps you gain a TON of confidence when you leave. The facility is top-rated with professional instructors. I wouldn't look anywhere else!...More

Thank Kevin F
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Reviewed 20 July 2015

This is by far the best thing that I have ever done for my game. The entire school is run extremely well with some of the most incredible instructors. They have the best practice facility, staff, and professional environment and it's really made such an...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2015

I am a relatively new golfer, who needed help to improve my game – to be more consistent and lower my handicap. Dana Rader Golf School is a top-rated instructional facility. For 15 hours over three days, I worked in a small group with one...More

Thank Michael G
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Reviewed 8 June 2015

Small group instruction (no more than 4) and a good mix of practice stations and time on course with instructor. Instructors are passionate about golf, well-trained and good at what they do, teach. I went to the three day school. The day is well-paced and...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2015

This was my first ever golf lesson and I was not disappointed. This class last for a total of six hours over two days. I thought the pricing was not bad ($200) for the six hours. We were broken out into groups of five or...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2015

After looking at a dozen plus academies, I choosed the Dana Rader Academy and was not disappointed. On course playing before all three days is helpful. My coach Juile was awesome. The staff is amazing. Ballantiyne golf course is great. They film your swing but...More

Thank tyrone P
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