With more than 7, 000 graduated from its Guaranteed Performance School of Golf, The Bethel Inn Resort, located in the western Maine village of Bethel, will open for their 25th year of Golf School on May 13th. The Golf School includes five hours of personalized on-course PGA instruction per day, industry leading 3:1 student/teacher ratio, unlimited golf with cart and range use, personalized video swing analysis, comprehensive PGA instruction manual and guarantees improvement in a golfer’s game. The GPGS is under the direction of PGA Professional Harry Andrews, who has served as Head Golf Professional at clubs in Maine, New York and Florida. These inclusive two to four day programs range in price from $419 to $839.
The Bethel Inn Resort Golf School two to four night vacation packages include accommodations, breakfast, lunch, a four course dinner, welcome cocktail reception and all taxes and gratuities. Prices range from $549 for a two night stay to $1099 for a 4 night stay based on double occupancy.
The weekend golf vacations are designed with women in mind with plenty of time for après golf at the spa or relaxing by the outdoor heated pool. Father and son golf retreats offer other activities such as fly-fishing and canoeing at the Bethel Inn’s Lake House.
The Bethel Inn’s Family Golf School is unique within New England. Whereas most courses have instruction packages for adults, or day camps and clinics for kids with no shared program for parents and children, the Resort combines a summer vacation with daily golf instruction for the whole family. Junior golf school package rates begin at $349. The Inn offers a special package for a family including accommodations, meals, golf instruction and use of the resort amenities for three days and two nights for $1599 for a family of four.
The Bethel Inn Resort flanks the town common of historic Bethel, ME. Built in 1913, the resort’s main inn has been modernized with suites. The Resort offers separate guest buildings along with townhouse accommodations overlooking the golf course. The Bethel Inn Resort features a formal dining room and casual dining in its Millbrook Tavern, outdoor heated pool and fitness center. The 18 hole, 6,663 yard championship golf course was expanded and redesigned in 1988 by Geoffrey Cornish. America’s Greatest Golf Resorts magazine has rated the course among the top 10 in the Northeast. The golf school is rated among the top schools in New England by Northeast Golf Magazine.