Everest Academy

Golf

Program Information

The Everest Academy golf program enables students to reach their potential as both athletes and people by teaching the value of practice to achieve excellence, use new levels of concentration to get best results and develop above average eye-hand co-ordination to make those special shots come true. The program is developed and led by Henry Brunton, BPE.

Henry Brunton – Golf Director

  • Canadian PGA Master Professional
  • Golf Canada National Head Coach
  • GOLF MAGAZINE Top 100 Teacher
  • US Kids Top 50 Teacher
  • 2009 Canadian PGA “Junior Leader of the Year”
  • US Kids Top 50 Teacher

Students, working with Henry and his team, will experience a comprehensive and systematic approach to their training. They will develop and improve on sound technical fundamentals, ball striking skills, short game proficiency, on course performance and personal development throughout the golf season. Students will experience an intensive training program for those looking to make golf a career choice, including students looking towards an NCAA path.

Henry Brunton and his team have an unparalleled record in Canadian golf for developing junior golfers who graduate to NCAA and CIS University golf teams.

Key areas of coaching and training

  • Academics are priority #1 – student-athletes are encouraged to work ahead with assignments and exam studying so that golf does not get in the way of school and vice –versa;
  • Ensuring that core fundamentals are sound (grip, stance, ball position, alignment, and posture);
  • Devising a written performance plan that clearly outlines goals and planned action for golf and personal development;
  • Getting the body into top physical condition to withstand the rigors of high performance training and competitive golf;
  • Adopting excellent nutrition and hydration habits;
  • Playing with equipment and balls that are correctly fitted and best suited to their game;
  • Refining swing technique with coaching, feedback, and effective training;
  • Learning, training, and measuring short game skills;
  • Training the mind to be quiet and focused on the target before each shot by following a mental pre–shot routine and post–shot routine;
  • Preparing and following game plans in concert with course maps;
    Implementing effective course management strategies;
  • Learning the Rules of Golf and being able to effectively implement them in competitive situations;
  • Practicing to build skills and enhance performance;

The Program

  • Term 1 – September through November (10 weeks)
  • Term 2 – (Optional) Indoors for November through January (10 weeks)
  • Winter Camp – Select student-athletes travel for a special 10-day camp to PGA Academy in Florida (extra costs apply)
  • Term 3 – (Optional) Indoors for February through April (10 weeks)
  • Term 4 – April through June (10 weeks)

Coaching and Training Facilities

Eagles Nest Golf Club – Henry Brunton and his team are headquartered at Eagles Nest Golf Club- 5 minutes north of Everest Academy. Eagles Nest is Canada’s #1 Rated Public Golf Facility. The facility is equipped with all of the top learning and coaching tools including TrackMan, TOMI, Shot By Shot and state of the art video feedback.

Launch Golf Centre – The Launch Golf Centre is the host winter training facility for the program. Indoor golf is offered based on student interest as students also have the choice of other sports at Everest Academy at that time. The Launch Golf Center is Canada’s top 4 season golf training facility – it is equipped with heaters for winter days – golfers hit outdoors with full ball flight year round.

Everest Academy – Everest Academy main campus provides all the other facilities needed including the full fitness programs, gymnasium, swimming, exercise equipment, snack and lunch services and the academic environment for students.

Coaching Staff

Henry Brunton’s team of coaches is the most outstanding team of high performance coaches in the country. The entire coaching staff will work with the athletes throughout the year.

Henry Brunton, BPE

  • Canadian PGA Master Professional
  • Golf Canada National Men’s Coach
  • One of the most recognizable names in Canadian golf
  • One of the world’s leading golf coaches and educators
  • The Royal Canadian Golf Association’s National Golf Coach
  • The creator of the Canadian PGA’s Teaching and Coaching Certification program
  • CPGA Master Professional
  • Only Canadian ever listed among GOLF Magazine’s Top 100 Teachers in America and the US Kids Top 50 Kids Teachers
  • Been a member of the Canadian PGA since 1984
  • Canadian PGA honored him with its highest standing – Master Professional – 2008
  • The fourth Most Influential Person in Canadian Golf in rankings by Canada’s National Post
  • Awarded the Jack McLaughlin Award as the CPGA National Junior Teacher of the Year – 2009

Matt Wilson

Matt Wilson is one of Canada’s leading young golf coaches. A native of Toronto and a graduate of Long Island University, Matt is a PGA Professional who is quickly making his mark as a specialized junior golf coach. He has made an impact with Henry Brunton Golf, earning an Honorable Mention to the U.S. Kids Golf Top 50 Kids Teachers list in 2011 and 2012.

Matt came to Henry Brunton Golf following successful stints as a PGA Teaching Professional in Michigan and Texas. During his tenure at LIU, Matt was the Captain of the Men’s Golf Team (NCAA DI), was an All-Northeast Conference First Team Selection, LIU Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year, and was named to ESPN: The Magazine’s All-Academic Team.

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