Golf Academy

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Mr Jared Pender

Rotorua Boys' High School offers a world renowned Golf Academy which operates from an on-site 10-bay golf driving range and state of the art short game facility.  Our Director of Golf, Jared Pender is a NZPGA Class A Professional and provides a development programme that includes: Computer golf analysis, Golf Statistical analysis and a comprehensive Short Game Handicapping system.

Golf Academy Program

The Raukura Golf Academy operates three levels of membership

1. Elite Academy
The Elite Academy membership is for boys who want to reach the highest level and be proficient at Golf. 

This membership provides:
  • 2x 1 hour lessons with NZPGA Professional Jared Pender per week
  • 18 Holes of golf monitored by the director of golf
  • Weekly Video analysis
  • Golf membership at Rotorua, Springfield and Lakeview Golf Clubs
  • Flight Scope analysis (distance, skills and game testing)
  • 2 weekend trips away for golf play and tournament preparation to elite courses
  • Discounted Callaway, Titleist and Cobra ranges of golf gear
  • Mental skills coaching/ mentors available (at a small cost)
  • Gym membership at RBHS weights gymnasium
  • Unlimited use of the driving bay nets and short game facilities at RBHS

NZD $6000.00 per year - $1500 payable at the start of each term

2 Progressive Academy
This membership provides:
  • 1 x 1 hour lesson with NZPGA Professional Jared Pender per week
  • 18 Holes of golf monitored by the director of golf
  • Flight Scope analysis (distances)
  • 2 weekend trips away for golf play and tournament preparation to elite courses (at a small cost)
  • Weekly Video analysis
  • Mental skills coaching/ mentors available (at a small cost)
  • Golf membership at Rotorua, Springfield and Lakeview Golf Clubs
  • Gym membership at RBHS weights gymnasium
  •  Unlimited use of the driving bay nets and short game facilities at RBHS
NZD $4000 per year, $1000 payable at the start of each term.

 

3. Development Academy

The Development Clinic is an opportunity for boys to develop their golfing skills.

 This membership provides:

  •  1x 30 minute lesson with NZPGA Professional Jared Pender per week
  •  18 Holes of golf monitored by the director of golf
  •  Golf membership at Rotorua, Springfield and Lakeview Golf Clubs
  •  Mental skills coaching (at a small cost)
  •  Weekly Video analysis
  •  Unlimited use of the driving bay nets and short game facilities at RBHS

$1500 per year, $375 payable at the start of each term.

Director of Golf - Jared Pender

  • Bay of Plenty and New Zealand Representative
  • 8 Years of Tour Play
  • Fully Qualified NZPGA Class A Professional
  • Head Professional at Te Puke Golf Club
  • 5 wins from 15 Tournaments in 2018 on NZ Pro Circuit