Nike Golf Camps, Nebraska

Nike Golf Camps, Nebraska
Nike Golf Camps, Nebraska

2016 marks the 11th year University of Nebraska has played host to junior golf camp in Lincoln. Come join PGA Professional, Scott Holly, and his staff for an exciting camp experience.

Nike campers are housed on campus at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in two-person rooms. Golf instruction and activities take place at the scenic Wilderness Ridge Golf Club, a short drive away from the UNL campus.  From beginner to advanced-level players, our staff will customize a lesson plan for each camper, so that we never slow you down or leave you behind. 

Highlights Include

  • Small group instruction from college coaches and players with a low student/teacher ratio
  • Daily course play with the staff
  • Nike amenity package including a Nike hat, one dozen Nike golf balls, a camp workbook, Nike bag tag and other great prizes
  • Fun, staff-supervised off-course and evening activities (movie night, pizza night, field games etc.)
  • Great accommodations on the University of Nebraska campus
  • Safe, fun and healthy learning environment
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Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Scott Holly
Camp Director

Scott Holly

Scott is a PGA professional and the PGA Golf Management Coordinator at the University of Nebraska. 

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He manages the Internship Program, provides support for PGA Golf Management courses that help prepare students to pass PGA Checkpoints, assists with recruitment and student activities such as golf tournaments, co-advises Student Club, and provides individualized golf instruction to students as needed.

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Camp staff consists of five PGA professionals including two Nebraska Section PGA Teachers of the Year.

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Camp staff consists of five PGA professionals including two Nebraska Section PGA Teachers of the Year.

Camp Details

Nike Golf Schools & Junior Camps in Nebraska provide young golfers with the tools to enjoy this great game for a lifetime. Our curriculum is the perfect blend of expert instruction from Scott Holly and PGA professionals, course play at Wilderness Ridge and fun off-course activities. After years of running successful camps we’ve created an environment that allows campers to leave feeling confident in their golf game. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the director and staff and placed in a program that addresses their own instructional needs. 

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Check-In and Check-Out

Check-in for Overnight and Day campers takes place on Monday from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m at Abel Hall. Check-out and departure occurs at Smith Hall from 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. on Friday at Abel Hall.

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.


Nike Golf Schools and Jr. Camps does not provide transportation to and from airports, bus depots or train stations. The packet we send to registered campers in the spring offers suggestions on shuttle services for each specific camp.


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 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.

University of Nebraska is not a sponsor, or co-sponsor, of this camp.


Wilderness Ridge Golf Club

Our Championship Golf Course at just over 7,100 yards has played host to some of the most prestigious events in Nebraska golf, including the United States Open Qualifying, Nebraska Section PGA Championship, Nebraska Mid-Amateur Championship and numerous collegiate championships. The course is known for its outstanding bent grass greens, fairways and impressive water features. 

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:00am Wake-up, breakfast
  • 8:00am Skills demonstrations conducted by Nike camp 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 with staff (9-18 holes daily) focusing on course management, shot selection, strategy rules and etiquette
  • 6:00pm Dinner, free-time, guest speakers, seminars
  • 7:00-9:00pm Evening activities - movie night, pizza night, sports games etc.
  • 10:00pm Lights out

Camper Reviews

Meg M.Parent

  • 5/5.
The experience was amazing

"Brad Goetsch was amazing with our son. I have nothing but wonderful things to say. Our son has down syndrome and he FULLY participated in the camp. The whole staff were fully inclusive with him, yet supported the other campers as they needed. Our son walked away with a greater passion and understanding for the game and has continued to improve. Brad communicated with me (mom) when appropriate or if I had questions. Wilderness Ridge was an excellent golf location and teaching facility and Chris Thompson was a FANTASTIC instructor. Seriously, the experience was amazing for our son and for us." 

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Wilson E.Camper

  • 4/5.

"If the air conditioner would have worked in my dorm room, and the food would've been better, I'd give it an A+!"

Jason C.Junior Overnight Camper

  • 4/5.
Great Program

"I have been to the Nebraska Golf camp for 3 straight years and plan to come again next summer.  It is a great program with outstanding and experienced coaches."

Casey S.Junior Overnight Camper

  • 4/5.
Good Mix of Golf and Fun

"My golf game improved and I enjoyed all the non-golf activities at night.  Nike camp is a good mix of golf and fun and recommend it to any aspiring golfer."

Wes P.Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
Great Week

"Had a great week of golf and fun! Made a couple new friends that I still keep in touch with!"

Hannah V.Parent

  • 5/5.
Kept Improving After Camp

"My son, Adam, loved the camp. He kept improving after camp and has moved up on his high school team. He is playing with confidence and I'd like to thank the Nike Camp staff!"

Andrew B.Parent

  • 5/5.
Received Lots of Attention

"My daughter had a great time and wants to go back next year. She is not a low handicap golfer and worried that everyone would be so much better than her and she would be left behind but it was just the opposite. She received lots of attention and they helped her improve her scores. She also enjoyed the interaction with other golfers and the fun things they did through out the week."

Paul M.Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
Thank You for Everything

"Thank you for everything. I learned a lot and had a great time. I can't wait to go back next summer."

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: All Abilities
Age Group: 12 - 18
Gender: Co-Ed
Extended Day 9am-9pm $850.00
Availability: Open

Overnight $975.00
Availability: Open

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-NIKE-CAMP we would be happy to help you.