PGA VILLAGE GOLF SCHOOL
VIP Golf Academy’s flagship golf school location is PGA Village Golf School. Here, students can immerse themselves into total commitment to better their golf games. Our home location is hosted by the exclusive private Legacy Golf and Tennis Club in the world famous PGA Village in Port Saint Lucie, FL. Private practice area, two sand and chipping greens, large putting green, a finely maintained and challenging 9 hole three par golf course and an 18 hole Fazio Championship golf course are available for use.
Tom Tasia, our resident head of instruction at PGA Village Golf School, along with his staff of PGA and LPGA experienced golf professionals will tailor your instruction program to meet and exceed your expectations. PGA Village Golf School prides itself in providing exceptional customer service and the best personalized golf instruction that we guarantee it! Come and let us show you the best “one to one” PGA Village golf school experience.
“One to One” or “Two to One” instruction, with a lesson plan designed by your PGA or LPGA golf professional for your improvement. Your PGA Village Golf School will identify your strengths and weaknesses. You will work with your golf professional each day for 5 legacy flagpole green hours and cover all aspects of your game. Driving, fairway woods, irons, wedges, pitches, chipping, bunker play and putting. You will also have on-course instruction that will help you with club selection, course strategy, and trouble shots. The day will be divided with on range swing instruction and video, short game work at one of the two practice areas and putting. Since you will have a personal golf professional, you can request extra work on parts of your game that you and your professional feel will help you most.
Facility Legacy Golf & Tennis Club
The Legacy Golf and Tennis Club is an exclusive private country club, designed by George and Jim Fazio in 1984. Locate within the PGA Village, the 7,023 yard, par 72 course has been rated among the best 50 courses in the southeast. Also featured is a finely manicured nine hole, three par course, with holes ranging from 156 yards to 65 yards with water, bunkers and interesting slopes on the greens. Ideal for private instruction, where the student can experience all the different shots necessary for their game improvement.
Clubhouse and restaurant, fully stocked golf shop and the Fazio bar and grill make an elegant setting for this superb country club. Adjacent to the Legacy Golf Club is the PGA Golf Club with three highly ranked public resort courses that were designed by Tom Fazio and Pete Dye. When in PGA Village Golf School you can enjoy this beautiful facility and immerse yourself at a facility devoted to improve your golf game and pleasure.
PGA Village Golf School Accommodations Hilton in PGA Village
The Hilton Garden Inn Port St. Lucie hotel is located at the entrance to the PGA Village, the home of the PGA Golf Club with three award winning golf courses and the exclusive private Legacy Golf and Tennis Club.
The Sam Snead Restaurant adjoins the hotel and offers exquisite dinning options. A family style pool and courtyard are available for your relaxation. The Hilton Gardens Inn is a short drive to area beaches, entertainment, shops and restaurants.
Meet the Pros
Tom Tarsia, Director of Instruction / PGA Golf Professional
Tom turned professional at age 23 after attending Jacksonville University. He has played in numerous professional events and has been the Director of Instruction for VIP Golf Academy at PGA Village for the past ten years. Tom has studied under some of the most renowned teachers in the country, all of which are currently ranked in the Top 100 Instructors in the USA. Besides his excellent teaching of the physical side of the golf swing, Tom has an in-depth knowledge of the psychological aspects of the game. This unique insight, coupled with strong swing fundamentals has helped Tom do wonders for all levels of golfers! PGA Village golf school with Tom is a true learning experience and for many a breakthrough experience in their golfing lives. Click HERE to log in to your V1 Locker.
Michael Fisher, PGA Golf Professional
Michael is a native of Buffalo, New York with a marketing degree in Professional Golf Management from Ferris State University. An accomplished teacher, Michael is held head professional positions at Trump National Bedminster and the Kiawah Island Club. Michael lives in nearby, Jupiter, Florida and has taught for PGA Village Golf School for the past seven years.
Tim Panzanaro, Class A PGA Member
Tim Panzanaro has been teaching golfers of all abilities for more than 30 years. He is an active Class A member of the PGA of America and attends seminars and educational forums regularly to ensure the highest standards required by the PGA. Through the years Tim has had the privilege of working with students of all abilities from beginners to Professionals as well as local high school and college golf teams. His teaching and coaching methods have achieved a wide range of success from Junior Champions to multiple Dutchess County Men’s, Women’s, and Senior’s Amateur Champions. He has also had success with Mini Tour winners, Division I Individual Conference Champions, and College scholarship recipients. For the recreational golfer, he has brought an overall improvement of skills and enjoyment of the game. Tim has recently brought his vast experience to the VIP family, joining them in 2017.