a game-changing program
The first step to improvement can be daunting. There are plenty of options and plenty of questions. Where do you start? Which coach is the best? What amount of time will you have to put in to get better? That’s why we developed the Complete Game New Student Assessment.Get Me Started
what is a new student assessment?
This is an opportunity to meet and interact with the best golf coaches in Southern California in a relaxed, nurturing environment. The coach you select will take the time to evaluate your game with the help of our PGA Tour Level Technology and recommend programs that align with your goals, time and resources. If you really want to shoot consistently lower scores and have more fun playing golf, this is your opportunity to take your first step.
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WHAT TO EXPECT
Each assessment is unique to the individual Golfer, but one can reasonably expect these aspects of a New Student Assessment to take place during your 90 Minute Session.
The New Student Assessment always starts with the opportunity to get to know your Southern California Golf Academy Coach. This will include a discussion about your goals, physical fitness and current skill level.
2. Assessment & REVIEW
Your SCGA Coach will perform an Assessment of (5) 6-Irons and (5) Drivers using Trackman, K-Coach, Boditrak and Complete Short Game Technique/Skill Test with SAM Putt Lab. The post Assessment review will give you a thorough evaluation of your game to pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses.
3. planning & Programming
After the evaluation, analysis and review of your golf game, your SCGA Coach will take the time to give you a summary of your New Student Assessment, which will include several Analysis reports and a suggested plan aligned with your needs and expectations.
Select Your Coach
Gary Nutt, PGA
Gary Nutt is a 41 year PGA professional and brings his unparalleled experience in all aspects of golf to the Southern California Golf Academy. His knowledge in golf instruction is vast and he is not only know as a full swing specialist, but he will also be our resident short game guru.Get Started
Conner Johnson is a Southern California Golf Academy Certified Instructor and recently moved back to southern California, after spending several years at the Jim McLean Elite Junior Golf Center In Ft Worth, Texas. While with Jim McLean, Conner work with many of the top junior golfers in the entire world.
Director of Instruction
Mike is Co-Owner and Director of Instruction for the Southern California Golf Academy. A disciple of Jim McLean’s, Mike previously served as an Instructor at the PGA West Golf Academy and Jim McLean Golf School, both at PGA West La Quinta Resort and Spa.
Founder & GCA Lead Coach
Originally from Portland Oregon, Devan played collegiate golf at College of the Desert in Palm Desert before transferring to San Diego State. Upon graduation from SDSU in 2007 he started working for Jim McLean at PGA West in La Quinta California.Get Started