Nicklaus Academy Orlando

The Jack Nicklaus Academy of Golf, located at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort - home of the Hawk’s Landing Golf Club - brings a new level of instruction and student services to Orlando. The combination of the expansive Marriott Resort with the world’s leading golf instruction program establishes a new benchmark for private and group golf instruction in Florida.


Nicklaus Academy brings together the playing philosophy of the greatest player of all time – Jack Nicklaus – and combines that with a dynamic teaching curriculum developed by Mike Malaska; 2011 PGA National Teacher of the Year and World-wide Director of Instruction for Nicklaus Academies. The best-in-class Jack Nicklaus Coaching Studio technologies combines proven teaching tools and methods to create the ideal learning environment for groups or pros. The proper application of these assets shortens the student’s learning curve while enhancing retention.


Nicklaus Academy Orlando utlizes proven technologies and training aids to assist in the learning process. Each have been tested and approved by Nicklaus Academies to assist its students in the learning process.


Golf is a very individual sport. No two students or their games are identical. With this in mind, Academy programs are adaptable to the specific goals and needs of each student or group.

Academy Staff

Each and every Nicklaus Academy Instructor has been Trained and Certified by Nicklaus Academies and its world-wide Director of Instruction and 2011 PGA National Teacher of the Year, Mike Malaska.