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Golf School

Birdwood Golf School

With Golf Digest "Best Teachers"

A Couple Of Men Playing Golf

If you're looking to refine your skills and learn from the best, our golf school offers the perfect blend of expert instruction and luxury accommodations. We're booking now for this exclusive golf school package that is offered for two sessions in July.

Registration Information

This package is being offered for two distinct time periods. Use the links below to view hotel pricing and booking information: 

Day 1: Your Arrival Evening

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Your first evening will start with a welcome social on Ridges putting course. The course is nearly one acre in size and conveniently located adjacent to Birdwood Bar & Grill offering an array of casual fare and festive drinks. One complimentary drink is included per person. 

Day 2: A Full Day of Golf

  • 9 a.m. - noon: Enjoy a bright morning of instruction at the Birdwood practice facilities from Rob Failes and Hunter Brown; both have been rated by Golf Digest as top instructors in Virginia.
  • 1 p.m.: Test your newfound skills in the afternoon with 18 holes on our Birdwood championship course. 

Day 3: Departure Round

Hotel checkout is at 11 a.m., so that leaves plenty of time to enjoy a relaxing six holes on The Nest par-3 course at your convenience. Rated by Golf Week as a top-40 short course in America, this quick and fun course is the perfect farewell to an excellent weekend of golf. . 

For questions about our golf school packages, please email our Boar's Head Golf Academy:

Hunter Brown

PGA, Director of Instruction
Voted Golf Digest's 13th Best Teacher in Virginia

Hunter has been a PGA Professional since 2011. He graduated from Campbell University with a bachelor’s degree in business and has his Class A PGA license. He has taught at several top private clubs in the country and was previously the Lead Teaching Professional, at Biltmore Forest Country Club in Asheville, NC. Hunter also worked as a PGA Tour Player Support and Representative for TrackMan Golf. To see Hunter's entire bio, visit our Golf Academy page

Rob Failes

PGA, Player Development Leader
Voted Golf Digest's 4th Best Teacher in Virginia

Rob comes to Boar’s Head Resort from Carmel Country Club in Charlotte, NC, where for four years he was Lead Instructor for the Golf Academy. Rob holds a bachelor’s of science degree from Clemson University’s PGA Golf Management Program and is a certified PGA Professional (A6) Instructor. Additionally, Rob has served as a staff coach for Game Like Training Golf - a company dedicated to educating golfers and coaches on the science of learning and skill acquisition. To see Rob's entire bio, visit our Golf Academy page.

The Championship Course

Since the Davis Love III redesign in 2019, the championship course at Birdwood Golf has been consistently ranked as one of the top 18-hole courses in Virginia. The most recent accolade came from Golf Digest.

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The Nest Par-3 Course

The Nest par-3 course features six unique holes and offers a round of golf in under an hour. This is the perfect locale for new players or more tenured golfers working to improve their short game. Most recently, The Nest was rated by Golfweek Magazine as one of the top short courses in America. 

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