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The Nemacolin Golf Academy Announces Summer Series of Premier Golf Schools with Mike LaBella and Guests

The Nemacolin Golf Academy Announces Summer Series of Premier Golf Schools with Mike LaBella and Guests

Andrew Rice, Devan Bonebrake, and Dr. Andrew Dulak to co-host upcoming sessions

By Brian Weis

Farmington, PA - As summer and peak golf season quickly approach, The Nemacolin Golf Academy, the game improvement epicenter at Nemacolin, Pennsylvania's premier luxury golf resort destination, invites golfers to 2024's second series of limited-engagement Premier Golf Schools. Following the success of an early-May school co-hosted by Erika Larkin, these exclusive sessions will again be led by Nemacolin's director of instruction Mike LaBella, a Golf Digest Best Young Teacher.

These specialized programs cover targeted game-improvement topics like "Strike and Score," "The Flow Code," and "Golf + Power" to help students develop invaluable skills and fresh confidence in their golf swings and scoring ability. Upcoming sessions will see LaBella joined by renowned instructors Dr. Andrew Dulak, Dr. Rick Sessinghaus, Andrew Rice, and Devan Bonebrake.

"This series of limited-engagement Premier Golf Schools at The Nemacolin Golf Academy is a tremendous chance to learn from some of the top names in golf instruction in a focused, state-of-the-art environment," says LaBella. "If you want 2024 to be the year you make your golf swing and scoring breakthroughs, don't miss one of these chances to learn from the best and focus on the aspects of your game that will bring you the most improvement. We can't wait to work with our guests at these schools and help turn their golfing weaknesses into strengths."

Upcoming Premier Golf School sessions include:

Wednesday, June 12, 2024 | 8am-1pm, or 2pm-7pm
FlowCode with Mike LaBella and Dr. Rick Sessinghaus


Session 1 - Geared toward tournament level players; 8am-1pm

Session 2 - Open to all other players; 2pm-7pm

Training and coaching apps
- walk away with personalized lesson notes and fitness information
- Access to FlowCode training page
- Learn FlowCode... an educational presentation from Rick on FlowCode frameworks and stories from working with Collin Morikawa
- Train FlowCode... Mental drills and games using FocusCalm EEG technology on the range, short game area and putting green
- Integrate FlowCode... Put the FlowCode principles to the test in simulated pressure situations on the range and on the golf course.

Hosted by The Nemacolin Golf Academy's Director of Instruction Mike LaBella with special guest instructor:

Dr. Rick SessinghausGolf Digest Best Teacher in America, is a PGA member who has been coaching for more than 28 years. He has combined his coaching of technical skills with his expertise in the mental performance side of golf to help all level golfers play better and enjoy the game more. He authored Golf: The Ultimate Mind Game and is the founder of FlowCode, a neuroscience-based system of performance strategies, principles, and techniques.

$799/person, per session (tax included)

July 18-19, 2024 | 8:30pm - 5pm

Two-Day Golf School With Mike LaBella & Andrew Rice

PROGRAM DETAILS: This two-day school is an all-encompassing program that touches on critical aspects of the game while getting the player out on the course in real-life golfing situations.

Full-swing analysis with Swing Catalyst and Trackman Technology  | Chipping, pitching, greenside bunkers, and trouble shots around the green | Putting & driving | How to practice effectively | Scoring strategy | 9-hole course management daily with coaches | Coaching app: walk away with your lesson notes | Breakfast & Lunch

Hosted by The Nemacolin Golf Academy's Director of Instruction Mike LaBella with special guest instructor:
Andrew RiceGolf Digest 50 Best Teachers in America, 2022: Rice is the director of instruction at The Club at Savannah Harbor, located at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort and Spa. He has been teaching golf for almost 25 years and uses current teaching technology to help golfers of all abilities improve.

$2,295/person (includes tax)
Class limited to 12 participants

August 8 - 9, 2024 | 8:30am-5pm

Strike & Score With Mike LaBella & Devan Bonebrake

PROGRAM DETAILS: Two-Day Golf School | Full-Swing Analysis with Swing Catalyst and Trackman Technology | Distance wedges (50-120 yards) | Finesse Wedges (50 and in) | Putting | Define and develop a better understanding of consistency in golf | Develop a practice routine that has purpose and challenge | Build a purposeful pre/post-shot routine | Learn how to pick targets for your game | 9-hole scoring strategies on the course with coaches

PROGRAM INCLUDES: Training & coaching apps - walk away with your lesson notes and fitness information | Breakfast & Lunch

Hosted by The Nemacolin Golf Academy's Director of Instruction Mike LaBella with special guest instructor:
Devan Bonebrake, current host of The Golf Fix, the #1 Instructional show on Golf Channel: Devan has worked with many notable players including, Greg Norman, Keegan Bradley, Lexi Thompson, Eric Compton, and Vaughn Taylor. In this school, you will learn how to hit the ball more solidly from tee to green while understanding better strategies to score better on the course and avoid those blow-up holes. You will gain an understanding of how to best utilize your practice time and make practice more effective.

$2,395/Person (includes tax)
Maximum of 12 guests

September 14, 2024 | 9am-5pm

Golf + Power with Mike LaBella & Andrew Dulak

Catering to every level of golfer, Golf + Power will deliver coaching and expert insights to elevate your game. Whether you're an amateur seeking to hone your skills or an experienced golfer looking to refine your technique, this golf school will positively impact your game.

PROGRAM DETAILS: Ball striking - hit the ball more solid | Ball flight control (club face control) | Increase speed | Increase power | Find why your body moves the way it does | Learn how your body needs to swing to maximize your full potential | Functional movement and biomechanics screening

• Training & coaching apps - walk away with your lesson notes and fitness information | Lunch | 3:1 student/coach ratio

Hosted by The Nemacolin Golf Academy's Director of Instruction Mike LaBella with special guest instructor:
Dr. Andrew Dulak, Business of Golf Fitness, Health & Wellness Award Winner, 2022: Dr. Andrew Dulak is the owner of Dulak Physical Therapy and Golf, located in Pittsburgh, PA. He's a golf body movement specialist helping all levels of golfers maximize their fitness to perform their best on the course, stay free of injuries, and deliver more consistent shots.

$97/Person (includes tax)
Maximum of six guests

Students in these special school sessions receive discounts on luxury room accommodations. Learn more at

To register for these Premier Golf School sessions, please email


Nestled among 2,200 scenic acres within the Allegheny Mountains and picturesque Laurel Highlands region of Pennsylvania, Nemacolin offers diverse and luxurious lodging options, including the Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond Falling Rock boutique hotel; an impressive assortment of dining outlets, including the Forbes Five-Star Lautrec and Four-Star Aqueous; and an expansive art collection for resort guests to enjoy. Nemacolin is home to two of the Northeast's most lauded and scenic golf courses: Mystic Rock (a Golf Digest "Editors' Choice" selection and past host of the PGA TOUR's 84 Lumber Classic) and Shepherd's Rock, both designed by the legendary Pete Dye and showcasing thrilling shot values and unforgettable natural panoramic views of the region. The golf experience at Nemacolin perfectly complements an adventurous, rewarding vacation that can also include a range of activities such as canopy tours, a ropes course, off-road Jeep adventures, fly-fishing, swimming, sporting clays and instruction, a wildlife safari tour, gaming at The Casino, and much more. The Zen-seeker may find serenity in the Woodlands Spa and Salon or balance at the Holistic Healing Center. Nemacolin also boasts a private airstrip and 35,000 square feet of space for meetings and special events, making this resort the ideal choice for everything from weddings to corporate retreats.

To learn more about Nemacolin, visit

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Brian Weis Brian Weis is the Publisher of, a network of golf travel and directory sites including,,,, etc. Professionally, Brian is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA), International Network of Golf (ING), Golf Travel Writers of America (GTWA), International Golf Travel Writers Association (IGTWA) and The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG). In 2016, Brian won The Shaheen Cup, an award given to a golf travel writer by his peers.

All of his life, Brian has been around the game of golf. As a youngster, Brian competed at all levels in junior and high school golf. Brian had a zero chance for a college golf scholarship, so he worked on the grounds crew at West Bend Country Club to pay for his University of Wisconsin education. In his adult years, his passion for the game collided with his entrepreneurial spirit and in 2004 launched In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like, and It is an understatement to say, Brian is passionate about promoting golf and golf travel on a local, regional, national and international level.

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