Golf excellence requiresa customized instruction plan that meets the needs, desires and goals of each student. We help you find the best source of power for your swing, and help you create a swing motion that best complements your style without major changes.
Evaluate your fitness level, golf swing, short game and equipment
Isolate areas of improvement
Understand the basic laws of force and motion that apply to your golf stroke
Learn how to produce consistent, powerful results
Build your ideal swing through specific learning techniques that teach cause and effect
Reach your full potential and enjoy your golf more
We utilize TPI fitness screenings, digital video technology, ball flight analysis, High speed digital motion analysis, state-of-the-art equipment fitting technology and golf specific fitness programs to make you a better player
Purchase downloadable gift certificates or Rick's DVD online at our e-commerce site.
Coming Soon! Half Day and Full Day Golf Workshops and Seminars.
Off-Season Golf Improvement programs now available. These specially priced training packages are custom designed to get your golf game in shape for the upcoming season.
New Technology this year at Turtle Cove includes: K-Vest, Swinguru, Weight Transfer Dynamic Force Plate and Launch Monitor.
Rick Nielsen, PGA
Rick Nielsen, PGA, G.S.E.M. Director of Golf
Rick is the Director of Golf at Turtle Cove Golf Center located in Pelham Bay Park, Bronx, NY. Rick was the Head Professional at Randalls Island Golf Center in New York City since 1998 and is the co-founder of the East River Golf School. Previously, Rick was the Head Professional at Smithtown Landing CC on Long Island. Rick is a Class "A" PGA Professional with over 25 years of experience. He is an authorized instructor of The Golfing Machine and one of only 62 worldwide with the designation, Master in Golf Stroke Engineering (G.S.E.M.).
During his career, Rick has coached many professionals, men, women and juniors to championship levels. Rick has produced two instructional DVD's, Power Golf DynamicsandShrink Your Scorefeaturing Dr. Phil Lee, renowned Sports Psychologist. Rick is a frequent speaker for both professional and amateur organizations and has also hosted his own radio show, GolfTalk. Rick has written articles for numerous golf publicationsand has sat on the Metropolitan PGA Board of Directors.
Rick is a Certified Pilates Instructor, receiving his training from Core Pilates NYC, the premiere Pilates instruction studio in the country. He is the founder of Power Golf Pilates, a unique Golf-Pilates based exercise program. Rick is also a Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Certified Professional Fitness Instructor. Rick utilizes methods and techniques originally published in The Golfing Machine by Homer Kelley. He is a certified Golf Stroke Engineer Master.
We offer private instruction for any skill level from beginner through advanced. All lessons include high speed digital video, equipment evaluation, range balls during lesson, and clubs if needed.
All private lesson students can receive a video review sent to them via email.
All packages must be completed within 4 months of purchase.
Instruction payments should be made directly to the instructor (all major credit cards, checks and cash accepted)
For more information about lessons or gift certificates please call 631.428.4653.
Rick Nielsen, PGA, G.S.E.M., Director of Golf, Turtle Cove Golf Center, One City Island Rd, Pelham Bay Park, NY 10464 Contact us at PH:631.428.4653 firstname.lastname@example.org