Maine Golf and Tennis Academy Featured in Kennebec Journal

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Maine Golf and Tennis Academy is gaining global notoriety as parents worldwide are sending their children to the sports camp.

Maine Golf and Tennis Academy for juniors was recently featured on the front page of the Kennebec Journal sports section for their popularity gain among parents looking to teach their children the art of golf and tennis. The daily newspaper delivers information on local news, sports, opinion, events and lifestyle.

The article titled "Making the Grade" explained how the company is gathering a large client base with their sports education camps. "Sports Illustrated for Kids has named it both the top golf and top tennis camp in the United States," wrote staff writer Matt Difilippo. "The camp has seven PGA pros among its staff of 33 golf instructors, and the tennis instructors come with similar credentials."

It costs $6,000 for a four-week session at Maine Golf and Tennis Academy and according to Director Joel Lavenson, children from about 40 countries comes to the academy. '"We have children of movie stars from California, all the continents of the world come here, because they say they want two things: They want the best they can get for golf and tennis, and they want a great wholesome experience the way Maine can offer it,'" said Lavenson.

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About Maine Golf and Tennis Academy:

The Maine Golf and Tennis Academy's only purpose is to provide families with the choice of a wholesome atmosphere and excellence of instruction. The company is 100 years old, family owned and operated, specialty combination summer camp. Campers live on a crystal clear lake in traditional cabins, with eight to nine campers and with two counselors who live with them. The four week program and customized curriculum for each camper is based on their individual level of skills and aptitude for the game.


Joel Lavenson, Director

Maine Golf and Tennis Academy

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