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Spring-Summer Happenings 2016

DRGS News! 

LPGA *USGA Girls Golf is back!


Because of the popularity of Girls Golf we’ll have two sessions in the spring and two in the summer.  For complete details and registration information click here.  Any questions email golf




PGA Junior League Golf is FUN- plain and simple. And this summer, between June 20th and July 31st, the Dana Rader Golf School- a Golf Channel Academy is honored to play host to this rewarding program.  Register on the PGA Junior League website password RADER.  There will be three practices and six matches all right here at the DRGS and Golf Club at Ballantyne.  Any questions email


Golf Digest: Dana Rader and Julie Cole Among 2015-2016 “Best Teachers in America”

Dana Rader, owner and founder of Dana Rader Golf School, a Golf Channel Academy, and Julie Cole, DRGS Managing Partner and Director of Instruction, were again named to Golf Digest’s prestigious bi-annual list of “Best Teachers” in the United States. Rader is ranked #1 in North Carolina and Julie Cole is ranked #12.


Dana Rader Honored as 2015 Ellen Griffin Rolex Award Winner

Dana Rader, owner and founder of Dana Rader Golf School, the sole Golf Channel Academy in the Carolinas, is the immediate past National President and a Master Professional member of the LPGA Teaching & Club Professionals. Rader joins an elite group of her peers as a recipient of the 2015 Ellen Griffin Rolex Award.





Dana Rader Honored by Nike

Congratulations to Dana Rader, who recently received Nike’s annual Swoosh Elite Award for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching.