Golf Channel Academy
Golf Channel Academy is a network of carefully selected, top-tier golf coaches across the US supported by Golf Channel. Golfers enrolled at Golf Channel Academy locations will not only have the opportunity to get hands on, personalized instruction from the best coaches in the game, but will be able to track their progress through exclusive Golf Channel Academy technology.
Stowe’s Golf Channel Academy is under the direction of PGA Director of Golf Ron Philo Jr. Ron’s 20 years of professional experience includes eight Major PGA Championship appearances including one US Open and playing in over a dozen PGA Tour events. Ron’s titles and accolades consist of being a PGA Professional National Champion, 4-Time PGA Section Champion in New England, New York and North Florida and 5-Time PGA Section Player of the Year. He is recognized as ‘Best Teacher in State’ by Golf Digest and New England Golf Journal.
Ron Philo, Jr. is also a member of one of golf ’s leading families. The Philo family has ties to professional golf that goes back three generations and it would be difficult to find a family more dedicated to the game. Ron Jr. is joined at Stowe by his father Ron Philo Sr. who taught and nurtured the game to all of his children, including Veteran LPGA Tour Player Laura Diaz. Laura visits regularly to work on her game and train under the watchful eye of her coaches at Stowe.
Ron and his father’s instructional talents are complemented by Stowe Mountain Resort’s team of golf professionals who offer personal instruction to help students achieve lower scores and have more fun on the course. Instructional programs include 75 minute Group Clinics, Private Hourly Instruction, Single and Multi-Day Golf Schools, Demonstration and Instructional Clinics, Custom full-day or Destination Instruction is also available.