The Golf Performance School at Poland Spring is an ideal setting for players of all levels to learn, improve and enjoy the game.
The goal is to teach golfers how to consistently lower scores. We will provides players of all ages and abilities with practical solutions for ball control and long term game improvement. Improving individual swing patterns based on player’s mobility, flexibility and stability to produce the necessary patterns for a repeatable and powerful swing. Please contact John or Mark to schedule a lesson or golf school today!
PGA Junior Golf Camps
PGA Junior Golf Camps are designed to inspire new golfers at the beginning of their journey and further the development of those playing at a beginner to intermediate level. Camps will cover golf fundamentals including posture, grip, putting, chipping, pitching, full swing and simple rules and etiquette. Participants are segmented into smaller groups based on their experience and age to create a favorable and fun learning environment.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate
League of Laughs
Ladies do you want to learn to play? Tuesdays Evenings we have the option of playing on the course or taking a group lesson, each week will teach you another skill. Or do both! See Calendar and email Karen Nichols for more information.
About John King
John King is the Head Golf Professional during the months of May – October. During the months of November – April John runs John King Golf Coaching & Instruction at The Robert Trent Jones Trail Grand National in Opelika, Alabama. As the Head Golf Professional at Poland Spring Resort John coaches players of all levels in private, semi-private, clinic and golf school settings. Along with instruction and coaching, John is also responsible for golf merchandising, tournament management, and member / guest services. A native of Portland, Maine, John has a teaching resume boasting high-end resorts and private country clubs, which span the East Coast from Maine to Florida.
John King Golf brings measurable assessments and individualized practice plans to improve players skills associated with lower scores.
- Top Teachers in the State of Maine by Golf Digest in 2019 – 2020
- 2007 Dixie Section PGA Teacher of the Year
- US Kids Top 50 Kid Teacher
- Top Teachers in the State of Alabama by Golf Digest in 2014 – 2015
- 2009 Dixie Section PGA Alabama Chapter Junior Golf Leader
- Level 2 Certified Instructor with Plane Truth Golf
- Level 2 Certified K-Vest 3D Motion Analysis
- Boditrak Certified