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Golf Academy

Our talented and highly-qualified instructors will tailor each individual program to meet the needs of the student. Your instructor will analyze each part of your game, including full swing (with computer/video analysis), putting, chipping, pitching and bunker play. In addition, you may receive an on-course analysis on one of our award-winning golf courses. Golf schools are offered year round and can be designed around your needs.

For reservations and all golf information, please call 877.748.4653.

Please Note: no outside alcohol is allowed.

Request Private Lesson or Fitting

Golf Academy Rates
PGA Lesson – Half Hour $70
PGA Lesson – Hour $115
6 Lesson Package $600
12 Lesson Package $1,200
Clinic Program $30
Golf Schools $275 – $900


Purchase a 6 Lesson Package at $600 and receive 1 Round of Golf at Shenendoah or Kaluhyat.

Purchase a 12 Lesson Package at $1,200 and receive 1 Round of Golf at Atunyote.

Golf Outing Options

Enhance your golf outing with a PGA Professional.

A PGA Professional will set up with the latest equipment from V1, Trackman and FlightScope on the driving range or course to provide one-on-one or group instruction for your guests to enhance your day!

Short Game Area

Experience 17,000 square feet of year round short game practice in addition to our indoor driving range so you never lose your edge. The facility includes three greens, two bunkers, fairway, rough and elevation changes of almost eight feet to perfect every part of your game.

Short Game Area Rates
  1/2 or 1 Hour Hitting Time
Public $12/$24
TS Reward Card or Junior $10/$20
The Callaway Golf Simulator Experience

The Callaway Golf Simulator Experience features a curved widescreen HD Golf Simulator that allows guests to play some of the best golf courses in the world from the comfort and convenience of Verona, NY. The private, climate-controlled space within the Golf Dome features state-of-the-art simulator technology that provides an almost completely immersive experience.

The simulator is available for general play, leagues, private events and team-building programming. Reservations are encouraged and can be made by calling 315.361.7509. Complimentary Callaway rental clubs are available for those who need them and for those who would like to try the latest equipment from one of the best manufacturers in the golf industry.

Simulator RatesMonday - FridaySaturday & Sunday
TS Reward Card or Junior $44 $48
Public $48 $52


The Indoor Golf League

Play some of the world's best courses and be ready for spring.

Individual Stroke - Play 7 Weeks
January 3 - February 28, 2022 | Monday - Friday 
Cost: $105

Registration deadline: January 2

Week 1: (1/3 - 1/7) | St. Andrews-Castle Course

Week 2: (1/10 - 1/14) | Niklaus North

Week 3: (1/17 - 1/21) | Cabot Links

Week 4: (1/24 - 1/28) | Spanish Bay

Week 5: (1/31 - 2/4) | Kiawah Island

Week 6: (2/7 - 2/11) | Banff Springs

Week 7: (2/14 - 2/18) | Bethpage Black

Call 315.361.7509 or stop by the Golf Dome to sign up today!


The AimPoint EXPRESS Green Reading Clinic focuses on two of the most important aspects of putting: Speed control and reading the green.

What You Will Learn

  • How to accurately identify slope
  • How slope direction and grade affect break
  • How your position on the slope influences break and speed
  • How to identify your position on the slope
  • How to determine precise break amounts based on position
  • How to handle changing or multiple slopes
  • How position relates to speed control
  • Speed Control
  • How to determine optimum approach shot strategies

Customize your own golf school. Call Marty Nowicki at 315.361.7509.


FlightScope allows us to conduct club and ball fittings that rival the fittings PGA Tour Players receive.

FlightScope introduced the world’s first-ever 3D Doppler Tracking Golf Radar, a state-of-the-art, portable indoor-outdoor 3D ball-flight and club tracking device, with capabilities far beyond traditional launch monitor technology.

FlightScope’s 3D ball tracking devices measure a number of variables related to golf balls including real time tracking, ball speed, both vertical and horizontal launch angles, sidespin and backspin.

Flightscope can also help with your golf swing analysis by measuring variables related to your golf club including club head speed, club vertical attack angle, club horizontal attack angle and club face angle.

Academy Programs

Home to the Golf Academy, the Golf Training Center at Turning Stone Resort is the premier training facility for year-round golf in Central New York. This state-of-the-art facility provides a great learning environment for instructor-led clinics, individual lessons or just some personal practice time.

  • Indoor and outdoor training opportunities
  • PGA Instructors
  • Individual/group sessions
  • Individual and corporate programs
  • VI Coaching System
  • Virtual Reality Golf Simulators—play world-famous golf courses!
  • JC Video Swing Analysis System
  • FlightScope
  • 40 indoor practice stations with high tech mats
  • Discount Retail Center
  • SAM Putt Lab

You can now choose Academy Program dates to fit your schedule. Programs can be tailored to meet your needs. Call 315.361.7509 to make arrangements.

One Day Impact School

All One Day Impact begin at 9:00am and end at 12:00pm. It is requested that you arrive at 8:45am. Schools will meet in the Shenendoah Golf Shop (Limit 8).

You can also customize your own program, choose the date that best works for you (minimum of 3 students).

Cost: $275.00 per student (limit of 3)

AimPoint® Green Reading School

AimPoint® golf has pioneered a revolutionary green-reading method based on the highly accurate, Emmy Award winning AimPoint® Technology seen on the Golf Channel. After going through the AimPoint® Green Reading education, you will never again have to guess at how much a putts breaks. Any putt. Learn that putting is predictable and discover the most effective and reliable ways to determine the direction and precise amount of break for any putt, all based on gravity (only works on earth).

Super School

Throughout the Super School you will learn:

  • How to accurately identify slope
  • How slope direction and grade affect break
  • How your position on the slope influences break and speed
  • How to identify your position on the slope
  • How to determine precise break amounts based on position
  • How to handle changing or multiple slopes
  • How position relates to speed control
  • How to determine optimum approach shot strategies

Three Day Golf School

Three hours of instruction each day with emphasis on the mechanics of the full swing and short game along with course management and strategies. On-course sessions improve decision making and the ability to perform under playing conditions.

Day One

  • 1½ hours of full swing instruction
  • Ball flight correction
  • 1½ hours of short game instruction

Day Two

  • 1½ hours of full swing instruction - iron play
  • 1½ hours of full swing mechanics and club fitting

Day Three

  • 3 hours of full swing instruction (wood play) and greenside bunker play

Custom date options are available.

Cost: $900.00

Lesson, Lunch & Golf with a Turning Stone Resort Pro

Start your morning with two hours on the lesson tee with our professional as they analyze and work on your swing. Afterwards, have an in depth discussion about your lesson and golf over lunch. Finish off the day by playing 18 holes with our professional. Program includes: 3 to 1 instructor to student ratio, lunch and gift package.

Cost: $525.00

Corporate & Group Events

From the ten minute tune-up to the ultimate golf clinic, our Academy staff will help you customize instructional programs for an unforgettable corporate or group golf event.

Greens Fees Include

  • Cart Fees
  • Practice Facility Usage
  • Personalized Cart Signs
  • Rule Sheets
  • Scorecards with Custom Logos
  • Personalized Contest Signs
  • Tournament Scoring
  • Announcements Prior to Event
  • Assistance with Course Signage/Promotions
  • 10% Pro Shop Retail Discount for Each Golfer
  • Special Pricing on Retail Items Available for Tee Gifts and Prizes
  • On Course Swing Analysis - $5 per person
  • Putting Clinic - $150
  • Full Swing Clinic - $100

Group rates require a minimum of 20 players. If you're planning an outing of 20 or more golfers or an accommodations golf package with 12 or more golfers please contact either:

Hitting and Non-Hitting Clinics (Up to 6 Students)

The rate is $100 per hour per instructor for up to 6 people. Price includes all hand outs, visuals, golf balls, equipment, video analysis and entertainment.

*7 or more participants will require an additional instructor with additional cost.

Team Building

Break the mold, think out of the box, come and enjoy a day of fun filled team building activities to enhance relationships within your organization and build morale. All of this under one roof at the Sportsplex at Turning Stone. For only $30 per person per hour choose up to three twenty minute activities. With an 8:1 student to instructor ratio your coworkers will enjoy a day of fun. All guests receive an e-mail after the event with tips on how to improve and a video of their golf swing.

Team Building Options

  • Golf Simulator Longest Drive: Players will hit 3 drives and the team with the longest combined distance is the winner.
  • Golf Simulator Closest to the Pin: Play Hole #17 at Sawgrass and take on the island green. Each team gets 5 shots and the shortest total distance from the hole will be the winner.
  • Golf Simulator Straightest Drive: See who can hit the straightest drive, this will require accuracy rather than distance which is fun for any caliber golfer.
  • Callaway Simulator Activities
  • Bunker Shot Closest to the Pin: Hit shots from our indoor bunker to a flag, see who can get the closest.
  • Skee Ball: Similar to the game you will find at any Amusement Park hit 8 golf shots to numbered targets. The highest total score wins.
  • Hanging Ropes: Hit golf balls through our rope target zones, accuracy is key here and points will be rewarded for difficulty.
  • Simulator Darts Game: Play virtual reality darts on our golf simulators, games include, Bullseye, Cricket, 301, double-in-double-out, total points.
  • FlightScope® Club Head Speed: Test your driver speed on the latest technology from Flightscope®. Using Doppler Technology we can find the right clubs and ball for you.
  • FlightScope® Yardage Distances: Hit 5 shots each, the team with the highest total yardage wins.
  • Chip, Pitch & Putt: Just like the Punt, Pass and Kick contests when you were a kid. Points will be accumulated by hitting specified targets for point values.
  • Target Contests: Choose at any of our 9 targets, points will be rewarded for shot difficulty.
  • Putting Contest: Play 9 or 18 holes of golf on our indoor putting greens that are maintained to real green grass speed.
  • Alternate Shot Putting Contest: 2 person teams will compete against each other in a 9 or 18 hole contest, each player will hit alternate putts until the ball is holed out, this can take some strategy for victory.
  • Golf Instruction: Using the latest golf software such as FlightScope®JC Video and V-1, our PGA Instructors will teach you the fundamentals of the golf swing.
Meet The Staff

Eric Lorenzetti, PGA - Head Teaching ProfessionalEric Lorenzetti

Eric Lorenzetti is the Golf Academy Head Teaching Professional and Merchandise Manager at Turning Stone Resort Casino. Eric’s main responsibilities are managing all aspects of the Golf Instruction and Golf Merchandise offerings at the Resort. This includes providing Golf Instruction and Club Fitting, as well as focusing on the creation and administration of new player development programming including the First Tee Program, PGA Junior League, PGA Hope, Get Golf Ready, and Central Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired.

His teaching philosophy is to make the process fun, simple, and painless for everyone to enjoy the game. In the Fall of 2016, Eric won the Central New York Section PGA Player Development Award, which is designed to recognize a PGA Professional for extraordinary and exemplary contributions and achievements in the area of player development. This award considers the PGA Professional's growth of the game leadership commitment at the Section and National levels and impact made at the facility.

In addition, he is the PGA Jr. League Head Coach/Instructor as well as a 2017 U.S Kids Golf Certified Instructor.

Prior to being named the Golf Academy Head Teaching Professional, Eric started with Turning Stone as the Head Golf Professional in 2013. He is a native of nearby Seneca Falls, where he began playing golf more than 30 years ago. Prior to his arrival to Turning Stone in 2013, he spent 13 years at Geneva National Resort in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, where he worked his last 11 years as the Head Professional at the Resort's Members' Club.


Kay McMahon, LPGA & PGA - Teaching ProfessionalKay McMahon

Kay McMahon, an LPGA Professionals Hall of Fame Instructor, an LPGA National Teacher of the Year.

Kay is one of the few LPGA players who is also a member of the PGA of America. She was also distinguished in 2020 as one of the Top Four Elite in the Best 50 LPGA Instructors. She will be conducting in-person individual lessons, clinics, and golf schools year-round. With over 30 years of experience, she is a well renowned teacher, author, speaker and sports journalist, known as an easy approachable communicator.

“One of my signature sayings is that ‘Golfers are made in the off season’,” said McMahon. “The amazing Golf Dome at Turning Stone and spectacular short game area provides a one-of-a-kind experience that gives golfers that opportunity.”

McMahon starts by establishing four pre-swing set-up positions. She refers to this as G-CAP, which stands for Grip, Clubhead, Alignment and Posture. This is followed by four and one-half swing positions that begin with the takeaway through impact, resulting in a high and balanced follow-through.

Kay, a graduate of the University of Minnesota Duluth, during her amateur playing days, captured the Minnesota State Publinks Championship twice. Her professional playing career includes qualifying and playing in three USGA Women’s Open Championships among many other LPGA events.

Her leadership in the industry as a teacher has included tour players to rank beginners, women, men, juniors and seniors. She is also known for her work with veterans - Fairways for Warriors.


Marty Nowicki, PGA - Teaching ProfessionalMarty Nowicki

A PGA member since 1996, Marty has been teaching at Turning Stone since December 2007. Nowicki is a four time recipient of the Central New York Section PGA Teacher of the Year award. In addition, he has been Nationally ranked by Golf Magazine and by Golf Digest.

Marty is a Syracuse native who began his golf career at the Onondaga Golf and Country Club in Syracuse. His career led him to several other golf operations, including The Doral Golf Resort in Miami, Royal Poinciana GC in Naples, Fl, Baltusrol Golf Club in New Jersey and Chelsea Piers Golf Academy in Manhattan.

Marty is a certified Aimpoint Green Reading instructor. Pioneered by Mark Sweeney, Aimpoint green-reading method based on the highly accurate, Emmy Award winning AimPoint Technology seen on the Golf Channel. After going through the AimPoint Green Reading education, you will never again have to guess at how much a putts breaks. Any putt. Learn that putting is predictable and discover the most effective and reliable ways to determine the direction and precise amount of break for any putt, all based on gravity (only works on earth).

Along the way Marty has spent time working for and with Jim McLean, Jim Hardy and Mike LaBauve. Marty has hosted Mike Bennett, Andy Plummer and Marius Filmalter at Turning Stone.

Nowicki is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University, where he was 2 time captain of the golf team.


Alan Savage, PGA - Golf Club Fitting ProfessionalAlan Savage

Alan has been a PGA member since 1996, becoming a PGA Certified Professional  in Golf Operations in 2009. He has called Central New York home his whole life, having grown up in the Binghamton area and worked most of his career in Syracuse. Alan has worked in the private, public and retail categories of the golf industry. He joined Turning Stone this year and looks forward to the challenge of providing a great experience to the guests of the resort.

Alan played on his high school and college golf teams and greatly enjoys  the thrill of competition. He has qualified for regional and national events within the PGA of America and will be playing in his second Club Professional National Championship this June.  During his career Alan has won the  CNYPGA Assistants Championship, Head Professional Championship and the Emmitt Kelly Masters. He has been a member of the CNYPGA Mitchell Cup Team fifteen times. He has twice been voted Assistant Golf Professional of the Year by his peers in Central New York.


Ryan McGinnis, PGA - Assistant Golf ProfessionalRyan McGinnis

Ryan McGinnis is an Assistant Golf Professional at Turning Stone Resort Casino and he is the 2018 Assistant of the Year. Ryan become a PGA Member in 2019 and become specialized in Teaching and Coaching in 2020.

Ryan’s main responsibilities are managing the Sportsplex at the resort along with providing golf instruction and club fitting opportunities to our guests. Ryan will focus on building and creating player development programs at the resort such as PGA Junior League, PGA Hope, Get Golf Ready, Operation 36, Drive Chip and Putt Clinics and junior development clinics.

Ryan also enjoys the thrill of competing in local and national golf tournaments. He is a three time winner of the Assistants Section Championship.

Get Golf Ready

Looking to learn...or simply prep for outdoor play? The pros at Turning Stone have you covered. With private or group instruction, you'll be enjoying the game before you know it. In fact, you can be golf ready in 5 days for just $99. 

Offer Includes:

  • 5 Hours of Group Instruction
  • Range Balls & Rental Clubs
  • Lessons at Sandstone Hollow and the Golf Dome

Perfect for New and Returning Golfers!

For more information, please call Ryan McGinnis at 315.361.7612

Golf Clinic Schedule

December 1, 2021 - April 1, 2022

$30 per person | 1 Hour of Instruction

Develop or enhance desired golf skills in a fun and relaxed environment with friends. 

3:00PM: Full Swing/Short Game with Alan Savage

11:00AM: Ladies Clinic with Ryan McGinnis
6:00PM: Open Clinic with Ryan McGinnis

6:30PM: Full Swing with Marty Nowicki

11:00AM: Full Swing/Short Game with Marty Nowicki
6:00PM: Open Clinic with Ryan McGinnis

11:00AM: Short Game with Eric Lorenzetti

8:00AM: Full Swing/Short Game with Marty Nowkici
4:00PM & 5:00PM (Upstairs): PGA Sports Academy with Ryan McGinnis

8:00AM: Full Swing/Short Game with Eric Lorenzetti

For more information, see a golf team member or call 315.361.7509.

Operation 36

Progressing juniors towards par or better on and off the course.

The Turning Stone Resort Casino Junior Academy uses the Operation 36® framework to structure the program.  It consists of Coaching, Playing, and Training programs and is designed to teach golfers to play the game from a hole out perspective.  Each golfer will be issued a profile in the Operation 36® Mobile App to track progress through a 6 level curriculum that is designed to set appropriate objectives and challenge each student towards shooting par or better (score of 36) for 9 holes.

Sign up today by visiting

2021 PGA HOPE Program

Helping Our Patriots Everywhere

PGA HOPE is the flagship military Program of PGA REACH, the charitable foundation of the PGA of America. PGA HOPE introduces golf to all Veterans to enhance their physical, mental, social and emotional well-being. Our program offers Veterans weekly instruction from PGA Professionals.

Ryan McGinnis

Golf Dome

If you know when you would like to participate, please let Ryan know as spaces will fill up fast. Please contact Ryan McGinnis at 315.361.7612 or

Session 3: 4 Weeks
October 5 - October 30

Tuesday: 9:00am - 11:00am
Wednesday: 11:00am - 1:00pm
Thursday: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Friday: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Saturday: 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Classes (April 7 - May 9)
Tuesday: 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Thursday: 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Saturday: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Girls that Golf


Founded in 1989, Girls Golf is a community of more than 90,000 girls around the globe who are learning and loving the game!

We provide quality instruction to juniors led by LPGA and PGA teaching professionals or certified coaches – experts who specialize in showing girls just how much fun golf really is.

For more information, see a golf team member or call 315.361.7509

Please review our "Safer Together" plan before your visit

PGA Junior League

Through PGA Jr. League boys and girls ages 13 and under of all skill levels:

  • Learn and play the game with expert coaching from a PGA Professional Captain
  • Wear numbered jerseys
  • Compete on teams with friends in a fun, two-person scramble format
  • Receive (10) practices and (6-8) matches

Learn more at

Join our Team Today!

For more information contact:
Ryan McGinnis
Assistant Golf Professional

PGA Junior Academy

Learn | Improve | Compete

Athletes first, golfers second. That's our approach to helping students reach their full potential.

Junior Golf Clinics

December 4, 2021 - April 4, 2022

6-12 Boys & Girls: Saturdays 4:00pm-5:00pm
13-18 Boys & Girls: Saturdays 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Cost: $100 per person per month

For details or to sign up, call 315.361.7509.


National Junior Golf Programs

Turning Stone Resort Casino is proud to be the host of two National Junior Golf Programs.

Drive, Chip & Putt and PGA Jr. League Golf

Boys and girls ages 7 and up are invited to participate. For more information, please see a Golf Team Member or call 315.361.7509. You can register at and visit or to learn more.

Request A Private Lesson or Fitting

To help keep your game on-point, we can help you get fitted with the right equipment, or even complete a private lesson. Use the form below to request a date, and one of our golf reps will reach out to you to confirm your dates. 

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