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Silverado sets Miller golf schools

Napa, Calif. (March 6, 2018) – Silverado Resort and Spa announces the 2018 dates of the Johnny Miller Golf Academy’s (JMGA) two-day schools. Johnny Miller, co-owner of Silverado Resort and Spa, is known for his ability to hit his irons close and shoot very low scores. At the JMGA’s two-day schools, participants are taught the creativity, thinking and techniques that Johnny used to become one of the best players in the world.

Two-day schools are $1,665 per person including lodging, based on single occupancy or $1,352 per person including lodging, based upon double occupancy. Two-day schools will be held on the following dates throughout 2018:

  • March 9-11
  • April 15-17
  • May 16-18
  • May 18-20
  • June 6-8
  • June 8-10
  • July 20-22
  • August 24-26
  • August 26-28
  • September 14-16
  • September 19-21
  • October 12-14
  • October 14-16
  • November 5-7
  • November 9-11

“The Johnny Miller Golf Academy will immediately improve your game,” said Miller. “Our instructional staff is dedicated to analyzing every student’s swing and helping players of all levels reach their goals.  With our ‘play-based’ philosophy and two 18-hole golf courses, we promise an unparalleled experience.  And, there is no comparable place to go to learn, than the historic Silverado Resort in beautiful Napa Valley – come as a golfer, leave as a player.”
The Johnny Miller Golf Academy is run by an instructional staff trained by Johnny Miller himself. Tara Fox, Director of Instruction at Silverado Resort and Spa, oversees the JMGA along with Andy Miller, one of Johnny's sons and a former PGA TOUR cardholder.   

The JMGA two-day school itinerary includes:

Day 1 

  • Breakfast in The Grill
  • Introduction and Welcome to Academy and Instructors
  • Golf Clinic with Andy Miller
  • Full Swing Work and Video Analysis
  • Short Game Stations
  • Lunch
  • On course playing instruction
  • Review and Wrap up
  • Unlimited play until dark if desired (on own)

Day 2

  • Breakfast in The Grill
  • Review from day one
  • On course playing instruction
  • Lunch
  • Practice Range, Short Game Stations and Johnny Miller 9-Shot Drill
  • Wrap up and review
  • Unlimited play until dark if desired (on own)

In addition to two 18-hole championship golf courses managed by Troon Golf, Silverado features 360 guests rooms, a full service Spa, 10 tennis courts and 10 swimming pools as well as close proximity to Napa Valley’s over 400 wineries. 
For more information, or to book a Johnny Miller Golf Academy reservation, call 707-257-5476 or visit

Silverado Resort and Spa

A California landmark for more than 140 years, Silverado Resort and Spa began its life as a private estate and was converted into a contemporary resort featuring 360 guest rooms, a 15,500-square foot conference space, two championship golf courses and two signature restaurants. Now owned by World Golf Hall of Fame member and lead NBC analyst Johnny Miller and partners, the resort recently underwent renovations to its North Course, resort rooms and event spaces. Surrounded by Napa Valley’s more than 540 wineries, the resort also features a 16,000 square foot spa, 10 secluded swimming pools, 10 tennis courts and other recreational offerings. This October 1-7, 2018 the resort will host the Safeway Open on its championship North Course. For more information on the resort or to make reservations, please visit or call 707-257-0200 or 800-532-0500.

About Troon 

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world’s largest golf management company, with more than 270 golf courses in its portfolio. Troon also specializes in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. Troon’s award-winning food and beverage division operates and manages more than 150 restaurants located at golf resorts, private clubs, daily fee golf courses and recreational facilities around the world. The company oversees operations at Troon Golf, Honours Golf, Troon Privé (the private club operating division of Troon) and Troon International with properties located in 35 states and 33 countries. Additionally, there are 57 Troon affiliated properties featuring 79 courses that have been recipients of a “Top 100” ranking by national and international publications. Troon properties include Lake of Isles Golf Club in North Stonington, Connecticut; Kapalua on Maui, Hawaii; The Centurion Club in London, England; Tiburón Golf Club at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples in Florida; Els Club Desaru Coast in Malaysia; and Palmilla Golf Club in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico. For additional news and information, visit

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