Jack Nicklaus Academy of Golf

Jack Nicklaus Academy of Golf
8701 World Center Dr
Orlando, FL 32821
(407) 238-8870

The Jack Nicklaus Academy of Golf, located at the Orlando World Center Marriott – home of the Hawk’s Landing Golf Club – brings the highest level of instruction and student services to Orlando. The combination of the expansive Marriott Resort with the world’s leading golf instruction program establishes a new benchmark for private and group golf instruction in Florida. 

Nicklaus Academy brings together the playing philosophy of the greatest player of all time – Jack Nicklaus – and combines that with a dynamic teaching curriculum developed by Mike Malaska; 2011 PGA National Teacher of the Year and World-wide Director of Instruction for Nicklaus Academies. The best-in-class Jack Nicklaus Coaching Studio technologies combines proven teaching tools and methods to create the ideal learning environment for groups or pros. The proper application of these assets shortens the student’s learning curve while enhancing retention.  

The Nicklaus Academy Experience includes;

·        Swing Catalyst High-Speed Video Capture and Analysis

·        Flightscope Doppler Radar Launch Monitor

·        BodiTrak Pressure / Balance Mat

·        K-Motion 3-D Kinematic Software

·        Swing Caddie SC300 Personal Launch Monitor

·        Blast Stroke and Swing Analysis Sensor

·        Large Natural Grass and Covered Artificial Tee-line

·        Dedicated Short Game Training Areas

·        Nicklaus Academies Certified Professional Instructors 

Golf is a very individual sport. No two students, their games or goals are identical. Nicklaus Academy programs are adapted to the specific goals of each student and group. If you don’t see what you have in mind, just ask. We will create an individualized program for you or your group that will put “Fun” in Golf. After all, remember, golf is a game…

Nicklaus Academy Orlando Programs

·        Private Instruction

·        Group Clinics

·        Adult and Junior Clinics

·        Junior Programs and Player Development Camps

·        Couples and Family Instruction

·        Nicklaus Driving School and Golden Bear Scoring School

·        ½, 1, 2, 3 and 5-day VIP Golf School Experiences

·        Corporate Programs

·        “Stay, Learn & Play” Packages

·        On-Course Playing Lessons

·        6 and 12-month Academy Memberships

Hawk’s Landing Golf Club spans over 220 acres of lush grounds at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort. The Robert Cupp, Jr. 18-hole Championship Golf Course delivers the perfect setting for challenging golf with a scenic blend of native Florida wildlife and tropical vegetation.

The Orlando World Center Marriott offers over 2000 rooms, amazing on-site amenities, and a shuttle service to Walt Disney World®. After a day of golf instruction, stop by Falls Pool Oasis featuring two 200-foot waterslides, a 90-foot speed slide, kid’s splash park and nightly laser light show. Student have the option to dine at any of the ten restaurants and lounges, make an appointment for a massage or facial at the full-service spa, or take advantage of the state-of-the-art fitness center. An ideal choice for golf schools and camps, professional events or social celebrations, the conference resort boasts over 400,000 square feet of flexible space.

For additional information, pricing, or to book your own Nicklaus Academy Experience, call 407.238.8870


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A disciple of the renowned Hall of Fame instructor, Mr. Jim Flick, Brian has been recognized by Golf Digest as one of the “Top Ten Teachers in Michigan” and has received the Teacher of the Year award by the Michigan PGA Northern Section. Brian has been the Michigan PGA Junior Golf Leader award winner in 2002, 2007 and 2013 and has coached some of the highest ranked junior players who continued to compete for Division 1 college and university teams.

Brian has worked alongside teaching legends Jim Flick and Mike Malaska gaining knowledge and experience from several of the games finest instructors who have a history of working with Mr. Nicklaus. This experience enables Brian to work with golfers of all ages and abilities from beginners to elite players.


Brian’s passion for promoting the game of golf, and helping all golfers improve with a simple and effective approach, has proven successful for players of any age and ability level. 

Recent Course Reviews

VD Vic Daubert
"This was the best course we played all week. Fantastic day of golf."
TS Terri Swilor
"Course was in excellent shape. Staff could not have been friendlier. "
SD Stacy Diekmann
"We played both courses and found them in excellent condition."

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