Nike Advanced Golf Schools, Lake Geneva Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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The Nike Advanced Golf Schools in Wisconsin at Geneva National Resort offer a competitive experience for junior golfers between the ages of 12 and 18. Located in beautiful Lake Geneva, our mission is to ensure elite golf instruction in a high-level environment. Join our coaching staff for a week of improvement this summer.
During the week, Nike Camp participants will have the opportunity to play golf and enjoy beautiful accommodations at the Inns at Geneva National. Daily range instruction will take place in the mornings followed by course play in the afternoons at one of the three 18-hole championship courses under the supervision and direction of our Nike camp staff.
The staff consists of members of the internationally-renowned BannLynch golf team. BannLynch currently coaches several PGA Tour players including Stuart Appleby, Geoff Ogilvy, KJ Choi, and Aaron Baddeley. Many of the PGA Tour players they coach started as junior players in their programs and escalated to the professional ranks. BannLynch is sending several of their top coaches to help every Nike Junior Golf camper improve their game regardless of skill level or experience. This is truly a unique opportunity to learn from the world's best coaches!
- Instruction from nationally recognized teaching professionals from BannLynch Golf USA
- Small group instruction with low student/teacher ratio of approximately 4:1
- 9-18 holes daily at the golf course with focus on improving all aspects of competitive play
- Focus on tournament preparation, practice routines, opportunities for college golf, and mental toughness
- Video analysis using SwingPal
- Beautiful accommodations at Geneva National Resort
- Nike amenity package including a hat, one dozen golf balls, a camp workbook, bag tag and other great prizes
Chad Phillips has been a member of the BannLynch Coaching staff since 2009 and has been coaching the game since 1993. He has been trained by Dale Lynch as both a coach and a competitive player. His highly successful junior career in Michigan included four time all state honors, Detroit Free Press Athlete of the Year, four regional championships, back-to-back high school state championships, and numerous top five finishes in AJGA events.Read Full Bio
Chad turned professional and began competing on various professional tours after attending the University of Mississippi on a golf scholarship. He still continues to work on his own game, maintaining a high level of playing proficiency. Chad consistently attends numerous coaching summits, providing himself education on all the latest information, practices, and technologies available to golf coaches. Chad is excited to work with any level of player and enjoys seeing all golfers reach their chosen goals.
Steve Bann played full time on the Australian Professional Golf Tour from 1981 to 1986, then part time for the next 10 years. From 1986 to 1990, he was the Head Professional at Box Hill Golf Club in Melbourne. Next, he became founder and Head Coach of the Victorian Institute of Sport, which was responsible for producing many recent tour professionals: Geoff Ogilvy, Aaron Baddeley, Robert Allenby, Stuart Appleby, Marc Leishman, and others. He helped produce several international golf tournament winners and helped eight graduates earn their US PGA Tour cards. In 2006, Steve was named Victorian PGA Coach of the Year. Some of his present students include Stuart Appleby, Nick Flanagan, and K.J. Choi. At Saddlebrook Prep Golf Academy, he is delighted to work with an emphasis in junior development, to instruct golfers of all ability levels, and to still coach elite amateur and professional players.
Steve, 2007 Australian Golf Digest Coach of the Year and 2010 Australian PGA Teacher of the Year, has appeared on the Golf Channel, ESPN, and ABC. He has been the Golf Australia Magazine Teaching Editor and published four books including Golf Gadgets and Play Like Pros.
Since starting Brandi Jackson Golf in April 2011, Brandi has coached and consulted over 50 competitive junior golfers on an individual basis, along with running camps and clinics to introduce the game of golf to over 100 kids. She does not teach swing mechanics; instead she focuses her coaching on short game creativity, practice drills, on-course management, mental toughness, work ethic and player development. Brandi runs her company at Green Valley Country Club in Greenville, SC.
Nike Advanced Golf Schools are golf-intensive and create the ideal environment for the advanced player ready to take their game to the next level. The seminars provide the aspiring junior golfer the opportunity to receive information about tournament preparation and college golf recruitment and success. Campers will hear first hand accounts of how members of our staff established themselves throughout various stages of their development. The importance of goal setting, time management, and hard work will be stressed as these are key elements to attaining success in golf and life.
Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week.
Check-in and Check-out
Check-in/registration takes place from 2:00pm - 3:00pm on Sunday at the Inns at Geneva National. Graduation is at 1:00pm and departure is between 1:30 - 2:30pm on Thursday at the Inns.
The Overnight fee includes all golf instruction, green fees, evening activities, housing and all meals. The Extended Day fee includes all of the above except housing and breakfast. Extended Day campers may participate in the evening activities which will include swimming, recreational sports, movies, and more.
Campers are supervised 24 hours a day. The staff lives in the Inns at Geneva National adjacent to the campers and participates in evening activities. Drugs, alcohol and tobacco are strictly prohibited, and constitute, along with general misconduct, grounds for dismissal from camp without a refund.
Nike Golf Schools and Junior Camps does not provide transportation to and from airports, train stations, or bus depots. Suggested shuttle options will be provided in the registration packet which is sent out in the spring.
A detailed camper registration packet containing check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers in the Spring.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:15am Wake-up, breakfast
- 8:15am Skills demonstrations conducted by staff
- 8:30 - 11:30am Instruction - campers rotate through stations working on putting, chipping, pitching, bunker play and full-swing
- Noon Lunch
- 1:00 - 5:00pm Course play - campers play daily with focus on course management, shot selection, strategy, rules and etiquette
- 6:00pm Dinner, free time, relaxation
- 7:30 - 9:30pm Evening activities - swimming, trip to lake, bowling - TBD before camp
- 10:15pm Lights out in rooms