Raptor Bay Golf Academy

We invite you to experience the difference of personalized instruction at our beautiful private lesson tee setting.

If you’re ready for better golf and more fun, you’ve come to the right place. We offer a variety of learning options, from 1:1 lessons, to groups, golf schools, junior golf and corporate clinics. Our expert teaching team looks forward to exceeding your expectations.

At Raptor Bay Golf Academy, you’ll experience:

  • Clear, easy to understand instruction
  • Real, measurable improvement
  • Relaxed, welcoming atmosphere
  • Trackman Radar feedback used by the leading Tour professionals and top amateurs
  • Notes and lesson video summaries to continue your progress
  • Short game coaching
  • Practice plans for rapid improvement and transfer of skill to the course
  • Lower Scores

For more information or to book your lesson, please call (239) 390-4608 or email rbga@theiconteam.com.

Katie Detlefsen
Director of Instruction, Class A LPGA Teaching Professional

  • Featured Instructor on Golf Channel’s School of Golf and The Golf Fix
  • Experience competing on the LPGA and Canadian Women’s Tours
  • More than 7 years’ experience with industry leading TrackMan radar technology
  • Experience coaching at the D1 college level
  • Holds a Master’s degree in Communications
  • D1 Scholar Athlete & Academic All American at the University of Central Florida
  • Minnesota’s First 4x Individual State High School Golf Champion


  • What Our Students Are Saying
    • My lesson with Katie changed my game immediately! An excellent teacher with the perfect balance between using technology and her experience to diagnose and help your game.
      - Randy

      After a series of lessons at Raptor Bay Golf Academy my ball striking has really improved and I’m enjoying the game so much more.
      - Steve

      Since taking lessons at Raptor Bay Golf Academy I’ve lowered my handicap by more than 10, Katie’s instruction and female perspective made a big difference in helping me to become a better golfer.
      - Janet

      I have had lessons with other golf professionals but the instruction at Raptor Bay made such a difference. I’ve participated in 1:1 and clinic sessions that have helped me to cut my handicap in half.
      - Cheryl
  • Before & After Student Progress