Nike Advanced Golf Schools, Lake Geneva

Nike Advanced Golf Schools, Lake Geneva
Nike Advanced Golf Schools, Lake Geneva

The Nike Advanced Golf Camp at Geneva National Resort offers 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.

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 PGA professionals and members of the Geneva National Resort golf staff. Directing the camp is Director of Coaching for Blue Giraffe Golf Institue, Chad Phillips. Phillips has been leading the Lake Geneva camp the past three seasons and looks forward to another great summer in 2015.

This program is limited to the first 24 students.

Highlights Include

  • Instruction from nationally recognized teaching professionals
  • 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 Athlete Nation
  • 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

Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Chad Phillips
Camp Director

Chad Phillips

Chad Phillips is director of coaching for Blue Giraffe Golf Institute in Tucker, GA. He was a member of the BannLynch Coaching staff from 2009-13 and has been coaching the game since 1993. He has been trained by PGA Tour Coach, Dale Lynch as both a coach and a competitive player.

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For over 20 years, Phillips has been a coach and highly respected mentor while developing a number of successful players. For the past five years, Chad has enhanced his skills with the outstanding coaching duo of Steve Bann and Dale Lynch who have developed notable players such as Stuart Appleby, Aaron Baddeley, Geoff Ogilvy, Robert Allenby, Nick Flanagan, and many more talents. This time with Bann and Lynch has led Chad to become an elite golfer development expert with juniors to professionals.

Chad is also an accomplished player in his own right having found success on the junior and professional level. Chad’s certifications include TPI Level 1, TrackMan Operator Level 1 and Level 2, Nike NG360 Certified and nominated as one of the "Top 40 coaches under 40".

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Steve Bann

Steve Bann

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...

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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.

Brandi Jackson

Brandi Jackson

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...

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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.

Camp Details

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.

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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.

Program Options

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.

Registration Packet

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.


Geneva National Resort

Geneva National Golf Club features 54-holes of legendary golf designed by the masters, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Lee Trevino. All courses offer meticulously manicured bent grass tees, fairways and greens, as well as five tee boxes offering a great challenge for every level of player. Campers will have access to the resort's amenities including the swimming pools and arcade. 

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

Camper Reviews


  • 5/5.
Beautiful Facilities

"The camp location is absolutely beautiful and the facilities are top-notch. There is an arcade, ice cream parlor, swimming and much more on top of all the great golf!"

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  • 5/5.
Great Improvement

"My sons only complaint was that he wanted the camp to last longer! His game showed great improvement, he loved every minute of the camp!"

Camp Dates & Prices

This camp is no longer available this season.
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