Golf Program

Utilizing the facilities at the nearby Watertown Golf Club (Taft's home course), this program is designed for the competitive golfer pursuing a high school or collegiate level program. All instructors are PGA certified and supplied by Peter Seaman's Golf Shop.

The program offers a 5:1 student-to-teacher ratio and accepts a maximum of 10 eligible students per session.


  • A (two weeks): June 27—July 8 - $650
  • B (two weeks): July 11—July 22 - $650


  • Must be enrolled in the Taft Summer School's Young Scholars or Liberal Studies programs.
  • Letter of Recommendation from golf professional, instructor, or coach
  • Must be able to provide a USGA Certified Handicap Index of:
  • 16.5 Index for Boys
  • 23.2 Index for Girls

Typical Weekly Schedule

(rotated based on instructional needs)

  • Monday: Full Swing with Video, Fundamentals including Posture, Grip and Alignment
  • Tuesday: Putting and Chipping, Fundamentals and Drills, Effective Practice to Score
  • Wednesday: Full Swing with Short and Midirons (Hybrids included)
  • Thursday: Putting and Chipping, Reading the Greens and Specialty Shots (Lie & Slope)
  • Friday: Full Swing with Drivers and Fairway Woods


  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 2:30-4:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 1:30-2:30 pm
  • Each session will include two hours on-course instruction and course access Sundays after 4:00 pm.

How to Apply

Submit your complete Golf Program Application (including eligibility requirements) along with your Taft Summer School application. Contact the Summer School office for more information.