Golf Instruction at New Jersey’s Crystal Springs Resort

Beautiful Crystal Springs Golf Resort in Hamburg, New Jersey, is the Leadbetter Golf Academy’s primary base of operation in the Northeast, and considered our Northeast Headquarters.

Whether you’re looking for golf lessons in New York or New Jersey, the LGA Golf Academy at Crystal Springs is easily accessible, and offers a variety of instructional programs to suit all ages and ability levels, including Mini Schools, Private Lessons, Retreats, Corporate Events, as well as Junior and Player Development Programs. All of our golf instruction is tailored to your individual needs and your Leadbetter Certified Instructor will work with you to establish a clear and attainable “blueprint” for improvement that will you elevate your game.

David Leadbetter and his elite staff of Certified Instructors have helped countless golfers throughout the world play better, shoot lower scores, and have more fun playing the game, a mission that remains the same at Crystal Springs Resort.

About Crystal Springs Golf Club

Acclaimed as the New York Metro area’s most unique four-season resort and located in the rolling farmland of the Garden States picturesque northwest, the Leadbetter Academy at Crystal Springs world-class resort is just an hour from New York City, and even closer to most northern and central New Iersey towns. Crystal Springs Resort offers so much to experience, you may come to think of our 4,000+ acre getaway as a playground for all ages.

For New York or New Jersey area golf lessons, there’s no better place than the Leadbetter Academy at Crystal Springs.

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Private Instruction

Private Instruction

One of our most popular offerings and the best way to work on your specific needs.  Take lessons by the hour or sign up for a 6-Lesson Series.  Private Lessons allow you to work one on one with your instructor, building a rapport, and a comprehensive plan of action for your improvement.  Private lessons will feature V1 Video Analysis and a comprehensive Video Summary with each session through our V1 Branded Academy.


  • One Hour Private Lesson – $200
  • Two Hour Private Lesson – $375
  • One Hour Semi-Private Instruction – $300 (2 students)
  • 6 Private Lesson Series – $1,000


  • One Hour Private Lesson – $150
  • 45-minute Private Lesson – $125


  • Available Seasonally – Please contact us for availability
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Golf Schools

Golf Schools

Mini Schools are one of our most popular programs! One, or a series of our 3-hour sessions on consecutive days is a great way to get your game on track right now! One-Day Mini schools will cover either full swing or short game, Two-Day Mini schools will cover both, and a Three-Day Mini school will give you that extra time to own your game! Your Leadbetter Certified Instructor will lead the class while catering to each individual’s specific needs.

Groups will have no more that a 4:1 Student to Instructor Ratio and will include V1 Video Analysis and a detailed video summary highlighting all of the key points covered. Upgrade to our stay and play package to experience Crystal Springs highly rated golf courses and amenities!

One-Day Mini School

  • 3-hour session: Full swing analysis/instruction, Personalized plan for ongoing improvement
  • $325 – Weekend Rate (Friday-Sunday)
  • $300 – Weekday Rate (Tuesday-Thursday)

Two-Day Mini School

  • 3-hour session: Full swing analysis/instruction, Personalized plan for ongoing improvement
  • $650 – Weekend Rate (Friday-Sunday)
  • $600 – Weekday Rate (Tuesday-Thursday)
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These two-day programs include:

  • 2-day Mini School
  • Overnight Accommodations
  • Lunch
  • 18 holes of golf

WEEKDAYS Starting at $699/Student

WEEKENDS Starting at $799/Student

*Upgrades and Customization available upon request!

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Youth Programs

Youth Programs

A series of group sessions held on consecutive Saturdays that are specifically designed for the junior developmental player age 5-17.


  • Short Game
  • Long Game
  • Golf Etiquette, Rules, and Routine Development
  • Physical and Mental Conditioning
  • Games and Competitions
  • V1 Video Swing Analysis for advanced players

Program Dates:

  • Series 1 | May 3-May 31
  • Series 2 | June 14-July 12
  • Series 3 | July 26-August 23
  • Series 4 | Sept. 6-Oct. 4

Age Groups:

  • Putters | Age 5-8 | five 45-minute sessions starting at 10am: $175
  • Chippers | Age 9-11 | five 60-minute sessions starting at 11am: $185
  • Birdies | Age 12-14 | five 60-minute sessions starting at 12pm: $185
  • Eagles | Age 15-17 | five 90-minute sessions starting at 1pm: $290
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Summer Golf Camps

Summer Golf Camps

LGA Crystal Springs Summer Golf Camps are for players and beginners between the ages of 10 and 15. Camps are Monday through Friday, and run from 9am to 12pm. There are 4 weeks each Summer to choose from, please contact the Academy for 2016 dates.

Summer Golf Camp Activities

  • Short & Long Game Lessons
  • Golf Performance Fitness
  • Game Strategy
  • Golf Course Management
  • V1 Video Swing Analysis
  • Games & Competitions

Summer Golf Camps are $495 for 5-day camps.

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