Welcome Golfers to the Kevin Perkins Golf Academy
Welcome to the Kevin Perkins Golf Academy. The Kevin Perkins Golf Academy is fortunate to be operating in the five summer months (May 1 - September 30), in Bar Harbor Maine, and in the seven winter months (October 1 - April 30), in Stuart, Palm City and Port St. Lucie, Florida. Our summer (May 1 - September 30), location is at the Causeway Club, on the world renowned Mount Desert Island, off the beautiful coast of Maine. The Causeway Club is owned by the 320 members and is a spectacular property. The Causeway Club was founded in 1920. Our golf course sits on the shores of lovely Norwood Cove, with fives holes running along the cove providing amazing views and challenging golf. Acadia National Park, Flying Mountain, Beech Mountain and Acadia Mountain provide a spectacular backdrop for our golfers. Our pool and tennis courts perch on a point of land overlooking Somes Sound, a seven mile fjord, Great Harbor and the Cranberry Islands. Foot access to the village of Southwest Harbor is by a classic granite causeway spanning a reversing tidal falls. Overhead the entertainment is provided by osprey and bald eagles.
In the winter months, from October 1 through April 30, The Kevin Perkins Golf Academy returns to Florida and operates at the 76 Golf World Family Fun Center and The Florida Club, conveniently located for our Stuart and Palm City students. To accommodate our Port St. Lucie students, the Academy operates at the PGA Learning Center in the PGA Village, which also serves as home for Kevin and his wife Denise, who have been long time residence of the Village.
The Kevin Perkins Golf Academy provides world-class instructional programs to students of all ages and abilities.
Kevin is a nationally recognized instructor, a PGA Master Professional, and a long time veteran in the golf arena. Kevin for many years, hosted his Academy at Crandon Park Golf Course in Key Biscayne, just outside of Miami. Crandon Park is an outstanding Devlin/Von Hagge world class design, and for seventeen years hosted the Royal Caribbean Classic, a PGA Tour Event, and also hosts the Miami Open, widely considered tennis's "Fifth Major".
Kevin is an author, lecturer and has hosted and produced his own Television and Radio shows, and is the one of the areas rare PGA Master Professionals. Kevin is also a PGA of America Adjunct Faculty Member and serves on the PGA Master Professional Mentoring Committee. Kevin has been teaching the game for over 38 years, giving over 50,000 golf lessons to date.
Kevin has spent a lifetime in an exhaustive and passionate pursuit of studying and educating himself on the best, most effective and efficient ways to teach the game. Kevin has been influenced and worked with two teaching legends, Bob Toski and David Leadbetter, widely considered two of the greatest teachers of all time.
Bob Toski also helped Kevin secure an Apprentice position with the Golf Digest Instructional Schools, where Kevin studied under such well known instructors that included: Jim Flick, Peter Kostis, Hank Johnson, John Elliott, Davis Love, Jr. and Dick Aultman.
Kevin and his staff use state of the art Digital Video Analysis, to help accelerate the learning process for all levels of players. We also use a launch monitor, to analyze ball flight and club data, and use pressure mat technology, to analyze how our students are interacting with the ground, and to what degree they are using their feet, legs and hips. Finally, we use 3-D motion technology, which performs an analysis on timing and multiple angles of the body to include, the hips, shoulders and much more data regarding the body. We perform club fitting for each student that attend our golf schools, and most importantly, we use teaching philosophies and techniques born out of some of the finest teaching backgrounds the game has to offer. You can rest assured, that Kevin and his staff will help you improve your golfing skills in order that you can enjoy this great game to its fullest.
Please browse through our website to become more familiar with our Academy and programs.We look forward to meeting you soon during some of our upcoming events!