Roatán, Honduras: Grande Classic Golf Academy - Opening 2016
The Grande Classic Golf Academy is developed and run in partnership with a golf legend. It offers a championship golf course, driving range, and training area designed by the celebrity. Its training program is specifically designed for young talent.
The Golf Academy is operated by the very best professional instructors under programming inspired by a famed golfer and golf broadcaster. The coaching team includes advanced coaches, with experience from professional golf leagues, who bring a wealth of experience from teaching worldwide.
The Golf Academy playing instructors are ex-European or American professional players who have competed in tours and golf leagues at the top level and understand what it takes to put a score together. Whether students and their families participate in group coaching (learning with academic peers and family members based on participants’ current level) or working on a private one-to-one basis, parents can be assured that students are working with the very best professionals in the golfing industry.
The development site is planned for Roatán, Honduras—the largest of the Bay Islands, which is just 30 miles from the northern coast of the Honduran mainland. The Caribbean coast of Honduras is one of the most popular vacation destinations of the country and part of the Mesoamerican Reef, the second largest reef in the world. Featuring white sandy beaches and surrounded by brilliant coral and exceptional marine biodiversity, Roatán is a world-class scuba diver’s and snorkeler’s paradise. The island is also known for many other water sports activities such as fishing, boating and sailing. The reef surrounding the island attracts beautiful tropical fish and snorkelers alike. Dive attractions include sea walls, shipwrecks, a submerged airplane, and night diving. Sea turtles, dolphins, and whales swim in the waters of Roatán.
The Golf Academy Facilities comprise an existing 18-hole golf course overlooking the second greatest coral reef in the world. Potential additions include a (in/outdoor) driving range, putting green, club house, classrooms, access to other sports facilities, sports apparel and equipment retail. as well as to the Grande state-of-the art gym and wellness center.
One of eight sports academies of The Grande Sports Centre—with its GRANDE SPORTS ACADEMIES & LEARNING-VOCATIONAL INSTITUTES—the Grande Classic Golf Academy is the first alternative school worldwide specializing in providing a holistic approach for each student’s academic, athletic, personal, and career development. The program is designed to lay the foundation for students' future careers in the corporate or athletic world.
The Grande Sports Centre Concept:
Grande Sports Centre complexes are currently planned in the USA, Italy, Spain, China, and the Middle East. Each is designed to cater to up to 2000 boarding and day students. Our sports facilities have been specifically designed to meet the needs of student-athletes and faculty.
The program addresses high school and pre-collegiate students who are looking to gain a cutting edge advantage through sports and academic education prior to college. In addition, summer and holiday programs are offered to young adults, parents, and their families.
The Grande Sports Centre represents the philosophy that in today’s corporate world it is a prerequisite for future corporate leaders to excel not only in professional and international qualifications, but also to excel socially, physically, and mentally. Mastering a prestigious sport equips students with the personality, endurance, and sociability to open career gates and meet any future professional or business challenge.
The Grande Organization is gathering some of the world’s leading luxury, entertainment, and sports celebrity brands for the eight academy program types it offers—most of them in Olympic disciplines such as tennis, golf, basketball, soccer, swimming, sailing, hockey, and equestrian.
Furthermore, the Grande Sports Centres take celebrity branding to an entirely new level. The athletic and educational campus development program work from commitments from sports celebrities that have a strong involvement in the vision of honing future talent. Each of the eight Grande Sports Academies are branded by a true champion of its respective sport who has risen to the top of the game. Involved celebrities take great pride not only in the design of the state-of-the-art sports facilities, but also contribute to the curriculum and even partially run the operations.
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