Nike Golf Camps, University of San Diego

Nike Golf Camps, University of San Diego
Nike Golf Camps, University of San Diego

Our junior golf program in San Diego is the premier location for instruction and fun for golfers of all ability levels. USD Men's Head Coach, Cory Scoggin, and his staff of teaching pros and college players invite you to one of the most beautiful destinations in the United States.

Campers reside on campus at University of San Diego in residence halls. For golf instruction and afternoon course play, Nike campers play a wide variety of courses in the San Diego area, including a one-day outing to famed Torrey Pines, site of the 2008 US Open! In addition to incredible golf instruction, campers participate in a range of non-golf, evening activities including swimming, bowling, campus tours, mini golf and more! Our programs in San Diego have hosted thousands of junior golfers over the years and the end result is always an unforgettable summer camp experience.

Highlights Include

  • Small group instruction with low student/teacher ratio with USD Coach Cory Scoggin
  • Daily course play with the staff focusing on course management, shot/club selection, strategy, rules and etiquette
  • Variety of courses in the San Diego area, including Torrey Pines
  • Beautiful accommodations at University of San Diego
  • Nike amenity package including a hat, one dozen golf balls, a camp workbook, bag tag and other great prizes
  • Supervised evening activities planned for each night

Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Cory Scoggin
Camp Director

Cory Scoggin

Cory Scoggin enters his fourth year as head coach of the USD men's golf program and is currently a Class A member with the PGA of America and is TPI Certified.

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Cory guided the 2012-13 Toreros to the NCAA Regionals (Tallahassee, Florida) for the sixth straight season. During the regular season the Toreros placed first at the Bill Cullum Invitational (16 teams) back in October, along with two third place finishes (Topy Cup & ASU Thunderbird Invitational).

The 2011-12 season was Cory's first year as head coach after being top assistant for four seasons for Tim Mickelson who took a similar position with Arizona State University. Scoggin guided the Toreros into the NCAA Championship with a trip to the Oklahoma Regional (May 17-19). The Toreros, ranked 61st, won the Kauai Collegiate Invitational, were runner-up at the North Ranch Intercollegiate, and own eight top-5 finishes out of 12 tournaments. 

Scoggin competed at Cal State San Marcos where in 2003-04 he was a First Team All-American. During his senior year the team won the Cal State San Marcos Invitational and Grand Canyon Invitational. At Regional's, the team finished 2nd as Scoggin shot 6 under par for the tournament and was named Region II Golfer of the Year. In 1999 he earned his B.A. in Visual and Performing Arts, Arts and Technology Track from Cal State San Marcos in 2004. He owns an Associate of Applied Business Degree from the San Diego Golf Academy. 

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Staff

Coach Scoggin is joined during this summer by college head and assistant coaches coaches and former/current college players who serve as camp counselors. The weekly staff includes:...

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Coach Scoggin is joined during this summer by college head and assistant coaches coaches and former/current college players who serve as camp counselors. The weekly staff includes:

  • Marc Chandonnet - Head Men's and Women's Coach, Seattle University
  • Carly Ludwig - Head Women's Coach, Central Connecticut State University
  • Evan Emerick - Assistant Men's Coach, San Diego State University
  • Randy Hensley - Former collegiate golfer, Cal State San Marcos
  • Bryce Holmes - Current collegiate golfer, NYU

Camp Details

Campers live on the beautiful and popular USD campus and enjoy dining in the cafeteria. Nike Golf Camp in San Diego provides young golfers with the tools to enjoy this great game for a lifetime. Our curriculum is the perfect blend of expert instruction, course play and fun off-course activities. With the experience and dedication of Coach Scoggin and his staff, each Nike camper can leave at the end of the week feeling more confident about their game. 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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Why Choose This Camp?

  • Fantastic weather - rarely rains, never too hot 
  • Activities - fun evening activities planned each night 
  • Wide variety of course play at San Diego facilities
  • High quality instruction each day
  • Great staff - Good players and instructors, caring and friendly 

Check-in and Check-out

Check-in takes place on the first day of camp on the USD campus from 1:00-2:30 pm. Graduation takes place on the last day of camp at 11:30am followed by check out at 12:00 pm.

Program Options

The Overnight fee includes all golf instruction, green fees, evening activities, housing and all meals. Extended Day option available for commuters. Price includes all golf activities, lunch, dinner and participation in evening activities.

Transportation

Nike Golf Camps does not provide transportation to and from airports, bus depots or train stations. For shuttle information to and from San Diego Airport visit www.san.org.

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.

Facilities

This program is unique in that participants get to play a variety of courses during their stay. Thursday involves a special outing at the prestigious Torrey Pines Golf Course!

Stadium Golf Center

Nike Campers practice most mornings at nearby Stadium Golf Center, a "Top-10 Range" according to Golf Digest. This facility provides the perfect environment for campers to practice and improve their games with 72 natural grass and artificial hitting stations, three chipping/pitching greens with practice bunkers, and an 8,000 square foot putting green.

Riverwalk Golf Club

Steeped in a rich tradition of golf legends past, Riverwalk Golf Club offers a classic golfing experience like no other. Formerly known as the Stardust Country Club, the course entertained a myriad of golf's legends while hosting the PGA tour during the 50s and 60s. Campers utilize Riverwalk's practice facility and golf course during the camp week. 

Torrey Pines Golf Course

Torrey Pines has long been recognized as one of the nation's premier municipal golf facilities. Often referred to as a "golfer's paradise", the Championship North and South courses provide views of the Pacific Ocean to the west. Torrey will play host to the 2021 US Open. Campers play Torrey Pines on Thursday afternoon prior to the last day of camp.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:30am Wake-up, breakfast
  • 8:30am Camp meeting at practice facility, skills demonstrations from staff focusing on key elements of the swing for that day
  • 8:30-Noon Instruction - campers rotate stations working on putting, chipping, pitching, bunker play and the full swing
  • Noon Lunch, relaxation
  • 1:00-5:00pm Course play - staff to provide on course instruction on course management, club and shot selection
  • 6:00pm Dinner, free time
  • 8:00pm Evening activities
  • 10:00pm Lights out in dorm rooms

Camper Reviews

Allison P.Junior Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
Awesome!

"2nd time attending the Nike Golf Camp at San Diego and I loved every moment of it. Awesome!"

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Zachary D.Junior Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
Great Experience

"I absolutely loved the Nike Camp!  It was a great experience and my golf skills greatly improved. I will definitely consider attending next summer!"

Jonathan C.Junior Overnight Camper

  • 4/5.
Staff was Fun and Energetic

"Nike Golf Camp in San Diego was a great experience. The staff was fun and energetic while teaching me how to become a better golfer.  Hope to be back next year."

Tammy J.Parent

  • 5/5.
Highly Recommend this Camp

"Coach Wydra and Terri were great to all of the campers. Camp counselors were always enthusiastic and taught my boys a lot during the week. I highly recommend this camp!"

Peter H.Camper

  • 5/5.
Will be Back

"I was a little nervous going into the camp but everyone made me feel so welcome and the attention I received from the staff was great. I learned so much. I will be back."

James J.Overnight Camper

  • 5/5.
Really Enjoyed Myself

"I really enjoyed myself. It made me like golf more, and the activities were fun too!"

Walker P.Parent

  • 5/5.
Enjoyed Camp

"My son enjoyed his time at the Nike Golf Camp in San Diego. Would love another oppurtunity to attend again."

Larry S.Camper

  • 4/5.
Awesome Experience

"The camp was an awesome experience!"

Harry K.Camper

  • 4/5.
Improved My Game

"The San Diego counselors did a great job of helping me improve my game!"

Kara S.Camper

  • 5/5.
Positive Learning Experience

"I had a positive fun learning experience."

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: All Abilities
Age Group: 10 - 18
Gender: Co-Ed
Extended Day 9am-9pm $1,250.00
Availability: Almost Sold Out

Overnight $1,395.00
Availability: Almost Sold Out

* 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.