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Junior Golf Programs

Hilton Head Island Junior Golf

When it comes to golf instruction at The Sea Pines Resort, we believe in a customized approach for every golfer. Whether it’s a young golfer learning the fundamentals of the sport or a junior player looking to build athletic skills, our team of professionals will establish a strong golf foundation.

Fundamentals Summer Camps

TWO-DAY CAMPS FOR YOUNG GOLFERS

This two-day summertime camp for beginner to intermediate young golfers covers the FUNdamentals of the game. Long and short game technique, rules, etiquette and athletic skills will be developed each day in a group with a maximum of six students. Drinks and snacks are provided daily.

AGES: 6-9

Cost: $125
Schedule: 9-11am
Dates: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, June 18-August 13

AGES: 10-12

Cost: $175
Schedule: 9am-12pm
Dates: Thursdays and Fridays, June 20-August 15 - The week of July 4 will be a one-day camp on Friday, July 5 with price reduced to $100.


Contact Marcus Hunt to register

(843) 842-1402

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Marcus Hunt

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Marcus Hunt

Marcus Hunt oversees The Sea Pines Resort’s junior golf programs and has a primary focus of guiding young athletes to achieve their goals while fueling their passion for golf. Hunt’s instruction is not limited to juniors — students of all ages and skill levels will find a great experience with his instruction. Hunt’s ability to harness his competitive experience and teaching technologies while simultaneously being able to bring it full circle to improvement on the course creates confidence in each student to improve their game and lower their scores.

As a former collegiate golfer at The University of Findlay (Ohio), Hunt was an accomplished player. He captured two individual medalist titles and was a multiple all-conference and all-region selection. After a successful college career Hunt turned professional and competed in numerous tournaments ranging from events such as Swingthought.com Tour events, Web.com Monday Qualifiers and PGA TOUR Canada Q-School. Marcus’s competitive experience through all levels gives students an insight into what is necessary to make progression towards student’s goals.

Individual Lesson Prices: 

  • Adult one hour: $150
  • Junior one hour: $100
  • Sea Pines property owner: $125

Contact the Golf Learning Center to book instruction

Book Online Call: (843) 842-1487

Future Stars Program

BEGINNERS WELCOME

Junior golfers of any experience level are welcome to join the Future Stars Program. Each one-hour clinic provides an introduction to golf, with an emphasis on safety, etiquette, rules and fun. Juniors will build athletic skills that translate to success in the game of golf. Clinics have a 4:1 student-teacher ratio, giving your rising star special attention.

Cost: $40/clinic

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10:30-11:15am

Dates: June 17 through September 2

Reservations are required and can be made by calling the Plantation Golf Club pro shop at (843) 842-1477.

Mental Game Performance Coaching

MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL EXCELLENCE

The mission of the Golf Learning Center performance program is to assist the long-term development and enjoyment of the game by creating a mindset of continuous improvement through preparation, competition and life-long learning.

Matt Cuccaro brings a modern and fully integrated approach to mental and emotional excellence within and beyond golf environments. Committed to optimally serving the students, coaches and staff at The Sea Pines Resort, our Performance Coaching staff grounds itself in cognitive science, sport and social psychology and the latest research and grounding principles of the sport sciences.

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Please call (843) 842-1406 to schedule your mental game coaching sessions.

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Matt Cuccaro

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Matt Cuccaro

Passionate about maximizing talent, personal growth and the development of high-performance team cultures, Matt Cuccaro has two decades of experience working with athletes, coaches, parents, businesses and educators on the mental aspects of elite performance.

Cuccaro has mentored men and women along every step of their athletic journey, from the junior level to the highest professional ranks, and his clients include American Junior Golf Association All-Americans, Olympians, NCAA champions and professionals currently competing on the PGA and LPGA TOURS.

For nine years Cuccaro served as the director of mental training for Junior Sports Corporation where numerous All-American student-athletes continue to emerge from the culture created under his guidance. Today, he collaborates with the coaches and athletes of Smith Stearns Tennis Academy in The Sea Pines Resort to maximize their growth and development on and off the court.

Cuccaro received his Master of Education in counseling/sports psychology from Boston University and is an active member of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology.

Follow him on Twitter and Instagram: @MentalCoachMatt

Individual Lesson Prices: 

  • One hour: $250
  • Full day: $1,500 - Includes lunch and 18 holes of private on-course training.

 

Contact the Golf Learning Center to book instruction

Book Online Call: (843) 842-1487

Junior Lessons with Chris and Marcus

SPECIALIZED INSTRUCTION FOR YOUNG GOLFERS

Our professional instructors provide guidance to young golfers learning the fundamentals and junior players looking to build athletic skills. Establish a strong foundation and work with our talented team to achieve your goals.

Lesson follow-up occurs with all sessions in your online training space so you can continue to build upon and review your lesson at home.

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Marcus Hunt helping client with his golf swing.
Marcus Hunt

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Marcus Hunt helping client with his golf swing.

Marcus Hunt

Marcus Hunt oversees The Sea Pines Resort’s junior golf programs and has a primary focus of guiding young athletes to achieve their goals while fueling their passion for golf. Hunt’s instruction is not limited to juniors — students of all ages and skill levels will find a great experience with his instruction. Hunt’s ability to harness his competitive experience and teaching technologies while simultaneously being able to bring it full circle to improvement on the course creates confidence in each student to improve their game and lower their scores.

As a former collegiate golfer at The University of Findlay (Ohio), Hunt was an accomplished player. He captured two individual medalist titles and was a multiple all-conference and all-region selection. After a successful college career Hunt turned professional and competed in numerous tournaments ranging from events such as Swingthought.com Tour events, Web.com Monday Qualifiers and PGA TOUR Canada Q-School. Marcus’s competitive experience through all levels gives students an insight into what is necessary to make progression towards student’s goals.

Individual Lesson Prices: 

  • Adult one hour: $150
  • Junior one hour: $100
  • Sea Pines property owner: $125

Contact the Golf Learning Center to book instruction

Book Online Call: (843) 842-1487
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Chris Tremblay

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Chris Tremblay

Prior to joining the team at Sea Pines, Chris was at the Junior Players Golf Academy/Island Golf Schools (Head Golf and Fitness Coach) and the International Junior Golf Academy (Director of Golf Operations and Senior Coach). When asked what he does for a living, Chris’s answer is always the same: “I help people enjoy golf more, from beginners to elite tournament players and everyone in between.” Chris has coached numerous junior golfers who have gone on to play collegiately and some professionally. Ewen Ferguson, a two-time winner on the DP World Tour in 2022, is one of his former students.

Chris is originally from Pittsfield, Massachusetts and is a graduate of the University of Maryland. While at Maryland, Chris was captain of the golf team coached by PGA Tour Player and winner of the 2005 Players Championship Fred Funk. As a player, Chris is a two-time qualifier for the PGA National Professional Championship as well as a qualifying medalist for the U. S. Amateur and Greater Hartford Open on the PGA Tour.

Awards and Certifications:

  • 2004 Northeastern New York PGA Teacher of The Year
  • Top 50 Instructor in North America as listed by the Golf Range Association of America
  • Named “Top Teacher in State” by both Golf Digest and Golf Magazine
  • U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Instructor – Honorable Mention
  • Selected as one of the Top 25 Elite Junior Coaches in the USA by Future Champions Golf
  • PGA Member since 1988
  • TPI (Titleist Performance Institute) Level 3 Golf Professional and Level 3 Junior Coach
  • Elite Performance Systems Mental and Performance Training
  • Former Host of the weekly show “Golf Center” on WHHI-TV

Individual Lesson Prices: 

  • Adult one hour: $150
  • Junior one hour: $125

Contact the Golf Learning Center to book instruction

Book Online Call: (843) 842-1487