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Sea Island Golf Performance Center

Our Philosophy

We have a pretty solid formula here at the Sea Island Golf Performance Center. We offer a comprehensive approach to golf under the trusted expertise of world-renowned instructors who are leaders in the field. Knowledge that covers each of our six core competencies—long game, short game, putting, golf fitness, club fitting, and mental game—within a state-of-the-art facility in beautiful coastal Georgia. With a deep history rooted in the passion of PGA pro Davis Love, Jr., and later his son, Davis Love III, students of all levels are drawn to the ideal golf setting that Sea Island offers. Just ask the number of touring pros who choose to live, train, or play here.

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Core Competencies

Our philosophy incorporates six core competencies that inform our approach to improving your game—long game, short game, putting, golf fitness, club fitting, and mental game.

Long Game

Swing fundamentals for all full swings. Paramount to developing a repeatable athletic motion that develops a consistent ball flight.

Short Game

Core skills associated with all non-full swing motions including chipping, pitching, putting, and bunker play.


Specialized instructors using the latest technology and methods.

Golf Fitness

The specialized strengthening and flexibility training used by our industry experts to promote consistent performance and sustainability.

Club Fitting

Test the latest equipment from all major manufacturers in live conditions and quantify your results. Our best-in-class approach provides fitting systems and fitting clubs in all categories.

Mental Game

Training in how to develop proven mental processes and practice routines to produce consistent results on the course.

Our Instructors

We’re the only facility in the U.S. to employ three of Golf Digest’s Top 100 Golf Instructors as well as our own golf fitness expert, sports psychologist, and experienced club fitters. World-renowned instructors. Leaders in the field. Staff who have worked with and trained some of the top players in the game. Now it’s your turn. Find out what it’s like to have the best in your corner.

Golf Performance Center History

Davis Love, Jr., moved his family to Sea Island in 1977 to teach golf at Sea Island Golf Club, following two years on the PGA TOUR and several as a club professional and teacher. Father of future Ryder Cup Captain and 22-time PGA tournament winner Davis Love III, he pioneered the idea of offering golf instruction year round in a permanent location. Over the next decade, Sea Island’s Golf Learning Center grew. Love taught novices and touring pros alike, largely through Golf Digest Schools held throughout the year. When Love, Jr., died in 1988, Jack Lumpkin, Love’s long-time friend and fellow instructor, assumed leadership of the program, overseeing its progress in size and stature. The Center officially opened in 1991, with Penta Love, Davis, Jr.’s widow, hitting the first ball on the practice range. Four years later, the Center was the first in the country to be recognized by the USGA. Today’s Golf Performance Center is the outgrowth of Love and Lumpkin’s vision and talent, with nationally recognized staff, state-of-the-art facilities, and students ranging from juniors just picking up a club for the first time to US Open and Masters champions. 

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What More Needs to be Said?

Top instruction. Championship courses. Idyllic setting. Agreeable climate. Welcoming community. The camaraderie of the other players. And so much to do. Come see why so many pros choose to live, train, or play at Sea Island.

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