Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions FAQ Overview

What is the maximum group size?

Answer – All our golf schools have a maximum of 4 students per PGA professional to maximize individual attention

Is there a dress code?

Answer – For the beginner schools and the hotel facilities you will require smart casual wear. The Intermediate level and above typical golf attire is needed.

Will I get tuition on the course?

Answer – Yes, all our golf schools get on course instruction

Is golf included in my spare time?

Answer – Yes, you can enjoy 18 holes of golf on either golf course, unlimited par 3 course, short game and driving range use.

Can I use the pool and spa facilities?

Answer – Yes, however it is advised you purchase a Peake Spa Pass for a small fee.

I am traveling on my own, do others?

Answer – Yes, the golf school has many visitors traveling alone. The school is a very social experience and an opportunity to make new friends.

Can you guarantee I lose my slice?

Answer – No, we cannot guarantee you lose your slice or any bad shot, however we can guarantee you understand what causes the bad shot and what you need to do to stop hitting it.

Can I book and manage my booking online?

Answer – Yes, our website is designed for customers to purchase courses and manage bookings through the client portal.

My non golfing partner wants to come, what can they do?

Answer – The hotel has a wonderful Spa that offers a wide range of treatments and an indoor swimming pool that hotel clients can use. Locally Colchester zoo is a short drive away, Colchester is the oldest recorded town in Britain with a intact Roman wall, Castle and award-winning museums. Also for art lovers the scenery that inspired John Constable should be explored, Dedham Vale and the surrounding villages in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

I'm new to golf, what shall I bring?

Answer – The only thing not provided is a golf glove (we suggest purchasing this onsite as it is easy to buy the wrong size) Please let us know clubs are needed on booking.

If I book a course will I be with similar ability people

Answer – Yes, we group students together based on their ability and experience so no-one is left waiting for others to keep up.

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