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The PGA heads to Mexico.

The PGA has opened its first official golf academy outside the United States, much to the delight of anyone who frequents the Baja peninsula. Better yet, the location is pretty deluxe: the One&Only Palmilla, a five-star resort perched at the tip of the pe?ninsula, where the Pacific Ocean meets the Sea of Cortez. The par-72 Jack Nicklaus-designed course features 27 holes with sea views, putting and chipping greens, and practice bunkers — all creating an idyllic environment in which to perfect your stroke. “We understand people coming to Cabo don’t want to be on the golf course from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., which is often the experience at a traditional golf school,” says the club’s golf pro, Jason Ballog. “We tailor the academy based on what the clients want. So you can have four hours of instruction and playing in the morning, then have the afternoon free to go to the spa or the beach.” The academy addresses all skill levels, including kids from age 5, and offers two-, three- or five-day clinics as well as private, group and family sessions. From $495 per golfer for a two-day clinic,
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