Nike Golf Camps, Rochester

Nike Golf Camps, Rochester
Nike Golf Camps, Rochester

Join University of Rochester Head Coach, Dan Wesley, and his staff of teaching professionals and college players for a week of premier golf instruction this summer. 2015 marks our fourth year of Nike Golf Camp in Rochester, NY!

Overnight Camp

Golf activities take place at Wildwood Country Club and Mill Creek Golf Club. Three hours of morning instruction is followed by lunch and course play in the afternoon. Overnight campers will reside on campus at Rochester Institute of Technology. Breakfast and dinners will be held in the dining halls and evening activities will be scheduled each night.

Day Camp

Nike Golf Camp in Rochester will also offer a day program from 8:30am - 5:00pm for commuters. Day campers can be picked up and dropped off on campus each day and take the bus with overnight campers to the golf course. All golf instruction and lunch is included in the camp price.

Highlights Include

  • Instruction from experienced college coaches and players
  • Daily course play with staff each afternoon
  • Specific teaching programs for all ages and abilities
  • Accommodations at Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Nike amenity package including a hat, one dozen balls, camp workbook, bag tag and water bottle
  • A healthy and positive learning environment designed to help every camper get better!

Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Dan Wesley
Camp Director

Dan Wesley

Head Coach Dan Wesley returned to his alma mater in 2007 to take over the Yellowjacket golf program.

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A 1996 graduate of Rochester, Wesley played for the legendary Don Smith and served as team captain his senior year. While at Rochester, Wesley played in three NCAA Championships, helping the Yellowjackets to a sixth place finish and their highest ranking ever in the national poll. Wesley also was a three time all UAA selection.

After graduating from Rochester with a B.S. in Psychology, Wesley served as an assistant golf professional at The Country Club of Rochester and at The Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Florida before moving on to sales representative positions with both Maxfli and Srixon. While at The Country Club of Rochester, Coach Wesley learned under Sam Urzetta, the 1950 US Amateur champion and longtime Rochester sports legend, and his son Michael, the current head professional at CCR. Coach Wesley resides in Pittsford with his wife Kelly (UR ’00), daughter Emma, and son Jack.

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Scott Moyer
Coach

Scott Moyer

Scott Moyer, Director of Golf and men’s coach, has led the Green Terror to eight NCAA National Championship appearances with the most recent appearance in 2013 and has won several...

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Scott Moyer, Director of Golf and men’s coach, has led the Green Terror to eight NCAA National Championship appearances with the most recent appearance in 2013 and has won several conference championships, including the 2005, 2006, 2008, 2011 and 2013 titles.

Under Moyer, the Centennial Conference Coach of the Year in 2011 and 2013, McDaniel was ranked 19th in the final Golf World/Nike Golf Division III coaches’ poll – its highest final ranking following the 2011 season.

Moyer has won 18 conference team championships and coached 16 individual conference champions on two levels in addition to holding two NCAA coaching records. In 2005, both the men’s and women’s teams won the Centennial Conference team championship as well as both individual titles, making it the first institution in NCAA history to accomplish this feat.

In addition, McDaniel is believed to be the first team to have four different players win the individual conference championship in four consecutive years (2005-08).

Moyer has worked with coaches and players from around the United States as well as South Africa, Germany, Spain, Canada, and Korea, Japan France, Sweden and Austrailia. His players and students have competed at every level of golf competition, including the PGA Tour, Futures Tour, U.S. Open, British Amateur, U.S. Amateur, Porter Cup and the NCAA national championship Several of his former players have gone on to be successful college players at the D1, D2 and D3 levels.

Moyer is a member of the Golf Coaches Association of America and speaks at numerous recruiting workshops, including those in Pinehurst, N.C., and for the Mid-Atlantic PGA. He also serves as the Director of the National Golf Coaches Academy and directs numerous NIKE golf camps nationwide.

Camp Details

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 two outstanding coaches in Dan Wesley and Scott Moyer, 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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Program Options

The Overnight fee includes all golf instruction, green fees, evening activities, housing and meals. The Day Camp option includes all golf instruction, lunch, and course play. Day campers will be dropped off and picked up at the golf course each day.

Supervision

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.

Transportation

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.

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.

Facilities

Wild Wood Country Club

Wild Wood Country Club is located 20 minutes south of downtown Rochester in beautiful Rush, NY. This facility enjoys a Blue Tee course rating of 73.4 and 146 slope, on par with the best private clubs in the area. Water comes in to play on every hole (on the back nine) except the 10th and 18th.  The course rewards you for choosing the right club and staying in the fairways. Nike campers will have morning instruction, lunch, and course play at Wild Wood three days out of the camp week.

Mill Creek Golf Club

This land on which Mill Creek Golf Club sits, plays on, off and around the highest point in Monroe County with views to the east of the Rochester skyline and the rolling hills of the Finger Lakes to the south. Rochester’s newest 18 hole championship course integrates the spirit of the unique glacial drumlin that bisects 320 acres of forested rolling hills, windswept fescues, rock creeks and waterfalls.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:00am Wake-up and breakfast on campus
  • 8:00am Depart to golf course
  • 8:45am Skills demonstrations conducted by Nike Camp staff
  • 9:00am - Noon Small group instruction - campers rotate through stations working on putting, chipping, pitching, bunker play and full swing
  • Noon Lunch and relaxation
  • 1:00 - 5:00pm On course instruction (9-18 holes) focusing on course management, shot/club selection, rules and etiquette
  • 5:45pm Dinner
  • 7:00 - 9:00pm Evening activities (TBD)
  • 10:00pm Lights out

Camper Reviews

Alice P.Parent

  • 5/5.
Great Opportunity

"This was a great opportunity and we all really appreciate this camp coming to Rochester. We hope that you will return to the University of Rochester in 2013!"

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Rhea B.Parent

  • 4/5.
Can't Wait to Come Back

"Great camp! My son love's it and can't wait to come back with his friends next year. Thank you!"

Christina D.Camper

  • 5/5.
Thank you

"Thank you coaches for a great week. I learned a lot about my short game and will use it in my tournaments this fall!" 

Roger F.Parent

  • 5/5.
Loved Camp!

"My son was in Rochester visiting family for a few weeks and decided last minute to do the camp and loved it. Says he cant wait until next summer!"

Camp Dates & Prices

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