Sep 11

James Sieckmann - Guest Instructor

James Sieckmann

James Sieckmann currently operates the Shadow Ridge Golf Academy in Omaha, NE.  Recognized by Golf Magazine as a Top 100 Teacher in America and Golf Digest Top 50, he is a eight time PGA Section Teacher of the Year.  He currently instructs eighteen PGA Tour, and LPGA Tour Players who have combined to win over twenty tour events.

Schedule of Events

Sunday, September 10, 2017

  • 8:30 - 12:00 Half Day School with James Sieckmann
  • 12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
  • 1:00 - 4:30 Half Day School with James Sieckmann

Monday, September 11, 2017

  • 9:00 - 12:00 Educational Workshop with James Sieckmann
  • 12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
  • 1:00 - 4:30 Half Day School with James Sieckmann

Girls Golf Open House
2:30 pm14:30

Girls Golf Open House

  • Saratoga National Golf Academy

Join us on Saturday, March 25th at our downtown training studio for the first annual Girls Golf Open House. This event is an opportunity to meet the coaching staff at Saratoga National and also receive some gifts from Girls Golf and a Special Guest.  The event is open to all girls ages 5-17 who are interested in or already involved in golf programs.  If you haven't already, please register at for the national registration.  Then you can sign up for this event by clicking the button below:


Cost: FREE

Date: Saturday, March 25th

Time: 2:00 - 4:30


  • 2:30 - 3:00 - Meet and Greet
  • 3:00 - 3:15 - Presentation on Girls Golf
  • 3:15 - 4:00 - Practice, Training, Exercises, Fun!


Parking: Either park in the Finger Paint lot, or in any spot around the academy.  Map is on the link above.


Downtown Training Studio  - OPEN HOUSE
12:00 pm12:00

Downtown Training Studio - OPEN HOUSE

  • Saratoga National Golf Academy

Come join the team at Saratoga National Golf Academy for a tour of the new Training Facility located in Downtown, Saratoga Springs.  This informal gathering will allow you to meet the coaches and see the newly renovated facility. The space is nearly complete, and now is a perfect opportunity to see how this space along with the help of our coaches can help improve your game this off-season.  Titleist representative, Jeff Kelley will be there to hand out golf ball sample packs as well as fill you in on new equipment from Titleist.  

12:00 - 3:00

1:00 pm13:00

Titleist 917 Fitting Day

Titleist 917 Driver

Titleist 917 Driver

Introducing the newest Drivers and Fairway Woods in Titleist's line, we will be hosting a fitting day which will allow you to hit the new product before it's official launch.  Fittings will be conducted by Anders Mattson, Bob Cain, and Jeff Kelley.  Each fitting will last 45 minutes and will carry a $50 fee.  That fee will be subtracted from any club purchase made that day.  Please bring your current Driver and Fairway Wood with you.  We will have TrackMan available for all fittings so we can get the best data possible.  We look forward to seeing you on the 15th!

Date:  September 15th, 2016

Times:  45 Minutes beginning at 1:00 PM

Cost: $50 (To be re-imbursed with any club purchase that day)


Titleist Fitting Day
12:00 pm12:00

Titleist Fitting Day

Join Anders and Jeff Kelley from Titleist for a fitting day for the new 716 Irons and 816 Hybrids.  The irons and hybrids will not be available until 10-31, but now is your chance to hit them and get your order in before they are ready for public launch.  Reserve your 45-minute fitting session from 12-4:30.  

Line Up Includes

  • New AP1 Irons
  • New AP2 Irons
  • New CB Irons
  • New MB Irons
  • New TMB Irons
  • New 816 Hybrids

10:00 am10:00

Green Reading Classes

AimPoint Green Reading System from guest instructor, John Graham has been cancelled.  Anders will be running 3 classes on Friday focusing on Green Reading.   A great opportunity to improve your putting and processes.  

Why I use AimPoint

Three Scheduled Classes on June 26th.

10:00 - 11:30

1:00 - 2:30

4:00 - 5:30

5:15 pm17:15

Preferred Customer Meet and Greet Clinic

A 30-Minute introduction to Golf Instruction at Saratoga National Golf Club.  Led by Director of Instruction, Anders Mattson, topics will include:

  • How I Teach.
  • Coaching Programs Overview
  • What is TrackMan?
  • What is the Golf Channel Academy?
  • Practice Facility Tour
  • Q&A
  • Cost: FREE