Nike Golf Camps, Williams College Williamstown, Massachusetts
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US Sports Camps is proud to bring back Nike Golf Camps at Williams College in 2014. Williams is a prestigious, private, liberal arts college located in the Berkshires and this program is continually one of the best junior golf camps in the country. Camp Director, Dr. Bob Winters, is poised for another great summer of golf instruction and fun!
The wonderful summer climate, fresh air, Berkshire Mountain beauty and a variety of outstanding golf courses makes Williams a true summer camp experience. Dr. Robert Winters has been hosting Nike Jr. Golf Camp at Williams for over 17 years and looks forward to another great summer in 2014.
Campers looking for a multi-week program can connect individual sessions together with a weekend stay in between for a two-three-or four-week camp experience!
- Small group instruction with low student/teacher ratio from nationally recognized PGA professional and sports psychologist, Dr. Bob Winters
- Daily course play with the staff (9-18 holes) at scenic courses in the Berkshires
- 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 at the prestigious Williams College
- Safe, healthy and fun learning environment
The Berkshire Courses
Skyline Country Club (Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday)
18 hole, par 72, very demanding and scenic course nestled in the Berkshires with views of Mt. Greylock. Host site for the PGA players ability test and hosted the Massachusetts Amateur Qualifier. Outstanding facilities for putting, chipping, bunker and full swing. Skyline is very Nike Camper friendly and has hosted the camp for several years (20 minutes from Williams College).
Waubeeka Golf Links (Monday, Thursday)
18 hole, par 72, two putting greens, short game area, driving range, new watering system. Host site for MA State High School Championship, Plantation Junior Golf Tour, State Amateur Qualifier and Berkshire County Pro-Amateur Tournament (5 minutes from Williams College).
Donnybrook Country Club (Friday, Camp Tournament)
Donnybrook Country Club, which opened in 2008 and is the county’s newest course, offers everything a golfer could ask for in a nine-hole layout. We’re talking country club-like conditioning, challenging holes on beautiful rolling terrain and scenic views to match any in the area.Meet your coaching staff
Dr. Robert Winters
Dr. Robert Winters is a Sports Psychologist and Performance Consultant for the David Leadbetter Golf Academy. He works with PGA, Senior PGA, LPGA and Nationwide Tour professionals. Dr. Winters is best known for his applied work in helping world-class athletes and collegiate teams attain peak performance. He is a former touring professional golfer and collegiate golf coach. Coach Winters has directed the Nike Golf Camp at Williams College since 1994 and has also directed camps for Nike Golf Schools & Jr. Camps in Florida and Virginia. Dr. Winters hires an incredible staff of teaching professionals, playing professionals and collegiate players.Read Full Bio
For more information on Dr. Bob, please visit his website at http://www.drbobwinters.com
Nike camp staffs are generally comprised of other teaching and touring professionals, college coaches, renowned high school coaches and former/current college players who serve as camp counselors.
Nike Golf Schools & Junior Camps provide 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 passion of Dr. Bob Winters 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.
Check-In and Check-Out
Check-in between 1:30pm and 3:00pm. Check-out from 1:30-2:00pm on last day of camp following a brief graduation ceremony.
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 swimming, recreational sports, movies, and more.
Campers are housed in singles and doubles in non-air conditioned Williams College dorms (bring a fan). Most meals are served at the Williams College dining hall. 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.
Multi-weeks are an option with a weekend stayover available ($250 fee).
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.
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: The Nike Golf Camp at Williams College is in compliance with MA General Program Requirements for camps (105 CMR 430.190.191). Williams College is not a sponsor or co-sponsor of the Nike Golf Camps.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:00am Wake-up
- 7:15-7:45am Breakfast at Williams Dining Hall
- 8:00am Bus to various golf courses
- 8:30-11:30am Skills Training - campers work through three stations working on putting & chipping, pitching & bunker, and full swing
- 11:30-Noon Lunch at golf courses
- Noon-5:00pm Course play with staff focusing on course management, shot/club selection, strategy, rules and etiquette
- 5:30pm Bus to Williams College
- 6:00-6:30pm Dinner at dining hall
- 7:00-9:00pm Evening activities
- 10:00pm Lights out