• our programs: different strokes for different folks 

    We have developed three levels of play according to your fitness level, goals and personality

    Low Impact Level

    Beginner – Low Impact Level

    A low impact strength and aerobic routine for beginners. Our low impact round of golf will be invigorating to help improve your game and your health!

    Intermediate Level

    Haven’t worked out for a long time? A medium-high impact strength and aerobic routine for those familiar with exercise. Get back in shape and on the links to start improving your fitness & game.


    A high impact strength and aerobic routine who want to take their game and fitness to the next level! Build muscle and improve endurance and agility to get your body and game to its peak level of performance.

  • choose your course

    Pick the course that works best for you!

    Monthly Package

    Nestled in the heart of Sarasota, The Palms Golf Club at Forest Lakes is unlike any golf experience on the Suncoast. It is the ideal setting for our Sarasota location golf boot camp, combining circuit training and challenging golf over a compact layout for a solid 90 minutes of exercise and shot making.

    Camp will take place 3x a week in the after work hours over 9 holes of golf. Your curriculum will be determined based on fitness assessment interview and regular check ins with your coach.

    Contact us directly for six month package pricing


    1732 Starling Drive, Sarasota FL 34231. Tel: 941 234 3677

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    Kent Kirschner

    Founder and Organizer

    Slow, overweight, somewhat lazy and with a goal of getting in shape. Kent launched Back 9 Bootcamp for one very important reason: he wanted to be the first participant! A lover of golf and who also dreams of being in great shape, Kent has 5 children. Do you really think he has time for workouts and 4 hour rounds?

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    Bethany Reul

    Fitness Consultant and CPT

    Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Consultant Bethany has over 11 years of client weight loss and physical fitness success. Her passion for helping people frustrated with their weight came out of her own experience of “yo-yo dieting” and “crash” diets that left her feeling

    lost and discouraged. Now her passion is helping clients live a healthier lifestyle with exercise and healthy eating.

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    Neal and Karen Neilinger


    Owners of the Palms Golf Club at Forest Lakes, Neal and Karen immediately loved the concept of the Back 9 Boot Camp. Their support and guidance is invaluable to the growth and development of the organization and its participants.

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