Nike Golf Camps, University of San Diego - International Programs

Nike Golf Camps, University of San Diego - International Programs
Nike Golf Camps, University of San Diego - International Programs

Join us this summer at the Nike Golf Camps at the University of San Diego. You'll improve your Golf game, English skills and meet new friends from all over the world.

Join us this summer in San Diego.The Nike Golf program covers every aspect of the game, focusing on course management, shot/club selection, strategy, rules and etiquette. Golf campers are treated to a true San Diego golf tour with practice and play taking place at some of San Diego's best courses including Encinitas Ranch Golf Course, Riverwalk Golf Club, Barona Creek Golf Club, Maderas Golf Club, Morgan Run Club and Resort and The Crossings at Carlsbad.  In 2015, International campers can participate in a two week Nike Golf camp at USD starting July 12 through July 24.  In addition to great golf and a terrific location, campers will enjoy fun evening and weekend activities in between the Nike golf sessions.  

Highlights Include

  • Small group instruction with low student/teacher ratio with Hall of Fame college coach Mike Wydra and his experienced staff
  • Daily on-course play with the staff (9-18 holes) focusing on course management, shot/club selection, strategy, rules and etiquette.
  • Nike amenity package including a Nike hat, one dozen Nike golf balls, a camp workbook, Nike bag tag and other great prizes.
  • Wide variety of courses including one 18 hole outing at a premier San Diego golf course
  • Video analysis and take-home DVD
  • Exciting evening activities are planned for each night and include a camp barbecue, pizza night, Boomer’s Family Fun Center, bowling night, movie night and a San Diego Padres baseball game.

Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Mike Wydra
Camp Director

Mike Wydra

Mike Wydra has one of the most accomplished golf resumes in all of San Diego County. Now in his 33rd year of coaching at UCSD, Wydra’s program has produced over 30 professionals and 54 All-Americans.

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Coach Wydra has led UCSD to 13 top five finishes and 3 runner-up finishes in NCAA Championship competition and his team claimed the 1993 NCAA National Championship.  He has also been the Western States NCAA Coach of the Year for 11 consecutive years. In 2011, Wydra was inducted into the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Hall of Fame.

In addition to his coaching accomplishments, Coach Wydra has had great success as a player.  He was the youngest ever Torrey Pines Club Champion, the San Diego County Open Champion (1980), a five-time winner on the Golden State Mini-Tour and a PGA Tour School Finalist (1980).

Mike Wydra certainly brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Nike Golf Camp at Torrey Pines which is why it is one of the most popular camps in the nation.

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Staff

Mike Wydra is joined by college assistant coaches and former/current college players who serve as camp counselors. 

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Mike Wydra is joined by college assistant coaches and former/current college players who serve as camp counselors. 

Camp Details

The two week programs starts on Sunday July 12 and runs through Friday July 24. All-inclusive tuition covers Nike Golf Camp instruction, housing, meals, roundtrip airport transfers, weekend stayover(s), and activities.

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Check-In

  • Nike Golf check-in: Sunday July 12 or July 19 between 1:00-2:30pm on the USD campus.
  • Campers arriving at NIKE Golf Camp following the ELA language program will be escorted to the golf camp check-in.

Check-Out

  • Graduation: 1:00pm on Friday (last day of camp) on campus. Parents are invited and encouraged to attend!
  • Check-out: Immediately following graduation at 1:30-2:00pm.

Dorms: Campers live on-campus in nearby USD dorms during both the language session and the Nike Golf Camp. Campers stay 4 to a suite and are assigned to rooms by age, sex, and roommate requests.

Spending Money: We recommend campers bring $50-100 per week.

Safety: 24-hour supervision is an important feature of every Nike Golf Camp. Staff members reside in campers’ quarters and participate in all activities.

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. Our health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp. International campers must have health insurance valid in the US in order to attend camps.


Travel

  • All international campers will be met at San Diego International Airport by camp staff, and will be escorted to their departing flight at the conclusion of their session. This is included in tuition.
  • Designated Airport: San Deigo International Airport (SAN)
  • NO Early arrivals or late departures can be accepted.  Campers must arrive on July 12 and depart by July 24. 
  • For family and friends wanting to stay nearby, we recommend the Sheraton La Jolla Hotel. Please call 858-453-5500 or click here, to book a room.

Facilities

The USD campus, built in Spanish Renaissance style, is situated on 180 acres of mesa overlooking San Diego’s beautiful Mission Bay. It has been rated as one of the most beautiful campuses in the country. The USD campus provides a safe, secure environment, and add an exciting cultural dimension to the total camp experience. Residence campers really absorb the college environment, since they are staying in the college dorms and dining at the Student Life Pavilion, where campers have a access to healthy food from all around the globe. 

The San Diego/La Jolla camp is unique in that participants get to play a wide variety of courses during their stay. Practice and play takes place at several fantastic San Diego area golf courses. In addition, each week of camp includes a 18 hole outing at one of these fantastic golf facilities in San Diego: Encinitas Ranch Golf Course, Riverwalk Golf Club, Barona Creek Golf Club, Maderas Golf Club, Morgan Run Club and Resort and The Crossings at Carlsbad. 

The University of San Diego is a beautiful campus, which offers incredible views of beautiful San Diego Bay.  Campers stay at the USD student residences which are modern, clean and comfortable apartments.  Each has round the-clock-security, access to vending machines and laundry facilities.  While on campus, student have access to many other amentities such as:

  • A cafeteria featuring healthy food choice from around the globe

  • An Olympic sized swimming pool
  • Access to tennis, volleyball and basketball courts
  • Quick bus rides to shopping malls, movie theatres and beaches

Sample Daily Schedule

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

Camper Reviews

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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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!"
 

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."
 

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!"
 

Sport + Language Camper

  • 5/5.
Best part of my summer

"Our days were so full and we learned so much. San Diego was the best part of my summer!"

Camp Dates & Prices

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