Developing athletes to compete at optimum performance

Golf Academy Performance Centre Fitting Centre

McKenna Academies Sponsor

Located at both the Silver Lakes Golf Estate and Umhlali Country Club, the McKenna Performance Academy

is ideally situated to offer premium performance solutions.

The McKenna Performance Academy is an athlete performance and player management centre. Our main objective is to develop athletes to participate with confidence in highly competitive local, amateur, national and international levels while maintaining a “Golfer for life” philosophy.

We offer a wide variety of performance, golf and academic programmes. These opportunities combined with the wonderful weather of the Highveld, situated 1350 meters above sea level, provide the ideal environment for all levels of training, development and fun.


McKenna Academies Sponsor
Silver Lakes Golf Estate

Situated in the east of Pretoria in South Africa’s Gauteng province, Silver Lakes derives its name from the numerous lakes around which the course was built, with the most beautiful ‘silver’ sunsets over the water. With a signature 18-hole Peter Matkovich designed golf course, the Estate offers a tranquil lifestyle to its residents which includes fishing opportunities in our numerous natural dams, two tennis courts, two squash courts, a game reserve filled with local buck and small animals, nature hiking trails & other fun activities.

Umhlali Country Club and Golf Estate

Umhlali Country Club and Golf Estate is one of the best courses on the North Coast and known as the ‘Gem of the North Coast’. It has a 18-hole Peter Matkovich-designed course that is green all year round, a full driving range with a chipping green, practice putting green and a bunker to practice sandy shots. Umhlali Country Club and Golf Estate strives to provide members, guests and visitors with an affordable and beautiful eco­friendly club with a top-rated golf course, sporting and recreational facilities which offers an enjoyable experience.


With a pedigree going back 80 years, Titleist is one of the most respected brands in golf, providing tournament class balls, clubs, bags and accessories to professional and amateur golfers across the globe. Utilizing advanced equipment fitting methods, detailed swing analysis, and science-based player conditioning, Titleist is our preferred fitting partner.

Andrew McKenna, founder of McKenna Academies

Andrew McKenna

With over 25 years' experience in managing and optimising golf management solutions, Andrew's core focus has always been driving growth and clearly-defined business strategies in the golf industry with phenomenal success. He is the CEO and founder of the McKenna Academies, which includes the world-renowned African Turf Academy and the McKenna Performance Academy.

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