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Early Birdie Special underway until January 15th for ANY 2016 Three Day Golf School!

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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.

Register Until February 3rd for the 2016 “Ballantyne Junior Open”

More than one hundred junior golfers are expected to compete in the 15th annual Ballantyne Junior Open. The Open is sponsored by Dana Rader Golf School and will be managed by Hurricane Junior Golf Tour, with online registration. The Golf Club at Ballantyne, at the Ballantyne Hotel and Lodge in Charlotte, NC will again host the event, to be held on February13 and 14, 2016. The field for this 36-hole stroke play golf tournament will be grouped into categories based on gender and age: Boys U10, Boys 11-13, Boys 14-15, Boys 16-18, Girls U13, Girls 14-18. Details and links to register online via Hurricane Junior Golf Tour here.

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 current 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. Read more here.


Dana Rader Honored by Nike

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


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Dana Rader Selected by Golf Channel as Charter Coach for New Golf Channel Academy

Dana Rader has been selected by the Golf Channel as a Charter Coach for the Golf Channel Academy program beginning it’s nationwide roll-out early April. Golf Channel is announcing the program during coverage of the Masters Tournament, on April 6th, 2015. Dana is among the distinguished LPGA and PGA teaching professionals and top instructors tapped as Lead Coaches at 60+ top tier facilities across the U.S., and one in Ontario, Canada. Dana’s teaching staff is among 150+ Golf Channel Academy staff coaches nationwide. Dana Rader Golf School is the sole Golf Channel Academy in the Carolinas, to date. Rader will appear on the instructional programming across Golf Channel’s television and digital platforms. Golfers enrolled at Dana Rader’s Golf Channel Academy location will be able to track progress alongside Dana and her staff using advanced software, being phased in during 2016, to measure specific goals. Learn more.