Nike Golf Camps, Bowling Green State University Bowling Green, Ohio
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Bowling Green State University will play host to an overnight junior golf camp in Northern Ohio in 2014. Campers reside in dorms and have the privilege of playing golf each day at the Forrest Creason Golf Course right on campus. Join the BGSU Division I coaches and players for a week of great golf instruction this summer!
Nike Golf Camps accommodate all skill levels; the junior player just discovering the game, the high school player trying to move up on the team, and the tournament level junior looking to improve his or her tournament results. All aspects of the game are addressed during the camp; putting, chipping, pitching, full swing, strategy, rules, and etiquette. Campers will participate in drills, skills challenges, and other fun games throughout the camp week.
A Day Camp option is available for junior golfers looking for a golf experience close to home. Day campers participate in all golf activities and receive lunch each day. This option runs from 8:30am - 5:00pm.
- Daily instruction from experienced college coaches and players with a low student/teacher ratio
- Supervised course play focusing on strategy, shot selection, course management, rules and etiquette
- On-campus accommodations at BGSU
- Nike amenity package including a hat, one dozen golf balls, water bottle, camp workbook, bag tag and other great prizes
- Fun, supervised off-course evening activities
Forrest Creason Golf Course
Considered one of the best manicured, semi-private courses in Northwest Ohio, the Forrest Creason Golf Course has a complete irrigation system, water hazards and white silica sand traps. Nestled less than a mile from BGSU, this is the ideal host facility for Nike Golf Camp.Meet your coaching staff
Head coach Kevin Farrell returns to Bowling Green State University for his second year following a successful initial campaign in the 2012-13 season, after leading the Orange and Brown to top five finishes in over half their events last season. Farrell was named the new head coach of the men’s program a year ago after spending three seasons at Mount St. Mary’s, where he was the men’s coach for three years and the women’s coach for one season.Read Full Bio
Farrell was a standout golfer on the Mountaineers men’s golf team from 2004-08. He finished in the Top-10 at the NEC Championships in both his junior and senior seasons to earn spots on the All-NEC team. Farrell is one of five players in team history to finish in the Top-10 at the NEC Championships twice in his career and his three-round score of 220 at the 2008 NEC Championships is still the record for three rounds at the NEC Championships.
Julia Poca will enter her first year as assistant coach for the Bowling Green State University men’s golf program in 2013-14.
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 an experienced staff on hand, 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.
The Overnight fee includes all golf instruction, green fees, evening activities, housing and meals. The Day Camp option includes all golf instruction and lunch. Day campers will be dropped off and picked up at the golf course each day.
Campers are supervised 24 hours a day. The staff lives in the dormitories 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.
Nike Golf 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.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:15am Wake up
- 7:45am Breakfast in dining halls
- 8:30am Warm up and stretching at golf course
- 9:00am Instruction - campers rotate through stations focusing on putting, chipping, pitching, full swing, and bunker play
- Noon Lunch and relaxation
- 1:00pm Course play under staff supervision
- 5:00pm Back to campus
- 6:00pm Dinner in dining halls
- 7:00pm Evening activities - movie/pizza night, campus tour, swimming, etc.
- 10:00pm In dorm rooms and lights out