Nike Advanced Golf Schools, Lake Geneva

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

Our advanced golf camp at Geneva National 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 have the opportunity to play golf and enjoy beautiful accommodations at the Inns at Geneva National. Daily range instruction takes 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 camp staff.

The staff consists of PGA professionals and members of the Geneva National Resort golf staff. Directing the camp is GLT Golf Academy Performance Coach, Chad Phillips. Phillips has been leading the Lake Geneva camp the past four seasons and looks forward to another great summer in 2016. 

Short Game Schools

Coach Phillips is excited to offer four short game schools on Saturdays this summer. These are designed to help juniors lower their scores by focusing on shots within 100 yards. For more information please visit Nike Short Game Schools, Lake Geneva. Also check out our overnight camps for all skill levels by visiting Nike Golf Camps, Lake Geneva.

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
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Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Chad Phillips
Camp Director

Chad Phillips

Chad is a Performance Coach with Game Like Training (GLT) Golf Academy, located at Bridgemill Athletic Club in Canton, GA. An accomplished player who competed on the junior, collegiate, and professional levels, Phillips has been coaching golf for more than 25 years.

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Phillips’ coaching philosophy is based on simplifying the fundamental movements of the swing, and is complimented by his unique understanding of how players with varying levels of experience feel these movements. The combination inspired the CP4 System, a high-performance training system proven to generate lasting results with many of his students, including nationally ranked juniors and NCAA Division 1 and 2 players.

Prior to joining GLT, Chad worked as a Master Instructor with Bann Lynch Golf under Steve Bann and Dale Lynch, whose notable list of students include PGA Tour winners Stuart Appleby, Geoff Ogilvy, Aaron Baddeley, and Robert Allenby. A TPI Level 1, TrackMan Operator Level 1 and 2, and Nike NG360 certified instructor, Phillips has been nominated for Golf Digest magazine’s Best Young Teachers list.

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Matthew Cooke
Coach

Matthew Cooke

Matthew is Co-founder and Director of Game Like Training Academy in Canton, GA. Originally from the United Kingdom, Matthew developed his knowledge through extensive study in sport...

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Matthew is Co-founder and Director of Game Like Training Academy in Canton, GA. Originally from the United Kingdom, Matthew developed his knowledge through extensive study in sport performance, sports science and the PGA of Britain. Matthew’s previous positions have seen him work primarily with junior golfers of an elite level and a beginner level, between the ages of 4 and 21. Matthew co-founded ‘Leap Golf UK’ where he worked with Ladies European Tour, Euro-pro and mini tour professionals. Always looking to help others and grow the game of golf Matthew places huge emphasis on playing to personal strengths, improving weaknesses through deliberate practice and enjoying the game. Simple, friendly and knowledgeable, Matthew aims to create a golfing experience for player’s individual desires.

Staff

Coach Phillips is assisted by Geneva National Resort teaching professionals and current college players. 

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Coach Phillips is assisted by Geneva National Resort teaching professionals and current college players. 

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.

More Important Camp Details

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.

Supervision

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.

Transportation

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.

Facilities

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

TarynParent

  • 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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MellisaParent

  • 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

2017 Dates and Prices Coming Soon! Join our email list to be notified when the program is available.

For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-NIKE-CAMP we would be happy to help you.