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Nike Advanced Junior Golf Camp in New Jersey returns to Rutgers in 2017. Men's Head Coach, Rob Shutte, and his staff of college coaches and players are on hand to provide a competitive camp environment for junior golfers ages 12 - 18.

Daily range instruction takes place in the mornings followed by course play in the afternoons at the Rutgers University Golf Course under the supervision and direction of our staff. Rutgers University Golf Course is one of the most popular public courses in New Jersey and it's a mere half mile from the dorms where campers are housed.

Highlights Include
  • Small group instruction with low student/teacher ratio of approximately 4:1
  • 9-18 holes daily at the Rutgers University Golf Course with focus on improving all aspects of competitive play
  • Focus on tournament preparation, practice routines, opportunities for college golf, and mental toughness
  • On-campus accommodations at Rutgers
  • Camper amenity package including a Nike hat, drawstring bag, one dozen SRIXON golf balls, camp workbook and graduation certificate
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Camp Coaches

  • Nike Golf Camps Rob Shuttle

    Camp Director Rob Shutte

    Rob Shutte is in his fifth season as head men's golf coach at Rutgers University. He has over 10 years of collegiate head coaching experience, including two seasons as head women's golf coach at Lehigh University.

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Camp Details

Nike Advanced Junior Golf Camps are golf-intensive and create the ideal environment for the advanced player ready to take their game to the next level. 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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Program Options

The Overnight fee includes all golf instruction, course play, 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 recreational sports, movies, and more.

Housing

Campers are housed in traditional double rooms (air-conditioned) on campus at Rutgers University. Linens are NOT provided, campers must bring their own sheets, blankets, pillows and towels.

Check-In and Check-Out

Overnight campers will check-in from 2:30 - 3:30 pm on Sunday. The graduation ceremony will take place on Thursday at 3:45 pm, parents are encouraged to attend. Departure will follow from 4:00-5:00 pm.

Transportation

Campers that arrive at Newark International Airport are to secure their own transportation to and from camp.

Supervision

Campers are supervised 24 hours a day. The staff lives in the dormitories/resort accommodations with 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.

Registration Packets

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.

Note: Rutgers, The State University, is not responsible or liable for any of the activities in respect to the camp; the Camp Director is an independent contractor.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:30am Wake up and breakfast in dining halls
  • 8:45am Depart to golf facility
  • 9:00am Instruction stations -- campers rotate between putting, chipping, pitching, bunker and full swing practice
  • 12:00pm Lunch
  • 1:00pm Course play with staff focusing on all facets of the game -- strategy, shot/club selection, rules and etiquette
  • 6:00pm Dinner
  • 7:30pm Evening activities
  • 10:00pm Lights out in dorms

Rutgers University Golf Course

The Rutgers University Golf Course was established in 1963 and plays to 6,400 yards from the back tees. Regarded as one of the most popular public courses in NJ, the course annually hosts the Rutgers University Men’s and Women’s Golf Invitational. In addition to the course, Rutgers has a newer 36 stall driving range, short game pitching and chipping area and practice putting green. A full-scale snack bar is available to the campers at all times and the pro shop is well stocked with golf accessories and Scarlet Knights memorabilia.

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Camp Reviews

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    • 5/5.
    Very Helpful

    "The counselors were very helpful and I enjoyed working with them. Since going to camp I feel I am driving the ball longer. I am planning to go back next year."

    — Camper

    • 5/5.
    Great Experience

    "My son really enjoyed the camp and is excited about golf again. Thank you to the coaches and other campers for giving him such a great experience away from home. I will recommend this camp to friends of ours."

    — Alyssa R. Parent

    • 4/5.
    Great Camp!

    "Thanks to all of the coaches and staff for a great camp! I had a lot of fun and my game improved significantly!"

    — Allan O. Overnight Camper

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Nike Advanced Junior Golf Camp at Rutgers University

Rob Shutte, Camp Director
Busch Campus

Rutgers University

Piscataway, New Jersey 08854

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