Nike Golf Camps, Wintergreen Resort Wintergreen, Virginia
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Wintergreen Resort in Central Virginia is proud to host Nike Junior Golf Camps for two weeks in 2013. This program will incorporate PGA instruction, four-star facilities, and fun evening activities to provide junior golfers the ultimate Nike Golf Camp experience!
Wintergreen resort is nestled in the heart of Virginia and offers two courses with completely different designs, challenges, and experiences. Nike Golf Camp at Wintergreen will offer two camp sessions in 2013. Session I will offer a week-long day camp running from 9:00am - 4:00pm and include instruction, lunch and afternoon course play. Session II will offer a day camp, extended day camp, and overnight program. The overnight option includes all golf instruction, course play, meals, evening activies and lodging. Our extended day option includes everything the overnight camp includes except for breakfast and lodging. From beginners to tournament players, our staff will customize a lesson plan for each camper, so that we never slow you down or leave you behind.
- Instruction from nationally recognized teaching professionals
- Small group instruction with low student/teacher ratio
- Nike amenity package including a hat, one dozen golf balls, camp workbook, water bottle, bag tag and other great prizes
- Daily on-course instruction at world-class facilities
- Fun, supervised off-course activities
The Wintergreen Resort
Wintergreen Resort, the Mid-Atlantic's most exciting year-round playground, is a golfer's haven. Two courses. Two completely different designs. Two invigorating experiences. All in one stunning Virginia golf resort. The mountaintop Devils Knob Golf Course is, well, a cool place that is fun to play and is perennially ranked as one of Virginia's best courses, its panoramic views become a visual smorgasbord of color in the fall. Down in the historic Rockfish Valley, Stoney Creek Golf Course flows through a setting that is as relaxing as it is challenging. World-renowned golf architect Rees Jones designed a trio of nines that blend seamlessly into the natural surroundings.Meet your coaching staff
Geoff is the director of golf & instruction at the Wintergreen Golf Academy. He is one of only 100 worldwide Certified SwingModel Golf Instructors. Geoff is a native of Potomac, MD, however, has spent the majority of his golf career in South Florida as the former director of instruction at PGA National Resort & Spa located in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Additionally, Geoff worked at the Tam-O-Shanter Club located on Long Island, NY.
Geoff’s vast playing experience has included playing the Tommy Armour Tour, Central Florida Tour, South Florida Tour, and the Dakotas Tour. Additionally, Geoff has played in numerous Middle Atlantic, South Florida and Met PGA Section Events that include multiple Virginia State Opens and MAPGA Professional Championships, two New York State Opens, one Met Open (former PGA Tour event) and four New York Met PGA Championships.
Head Golf Professional at Devils Knob Golf Club. Born in NY, raised in Cleveland, Ohio. Philip has called South Florida home for 17 years. He was a core instructor at The Academy of Golf at PGA National and Director of the Short Game Academy. Philip served as Head Golf Professional at The Florida Club in Stuart, Florida. He gained valuable private club experience at Rumson CC on the Jersey shore for six seasons before coming to Wintergreen.
Lead instructor at the Wintergreen Golf Academy. David is a graduate of the Golf Academy of the South with a degree in Golf Complex Operations and Management. Prior to Wintergreen Resort, David was employed as a golf academy assistant and assistant golf professional at the World renowned Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando, Florida.
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 coaching 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.
- The Overnight camp includes all golf instruction, course play, evening activities, housing and meals.
- The Extended Day option includes everything the Overnight camp offers except breakfast and lodging.
- The Day Camp includes morning instruction, lunch, and afternoon course play.
- Day and Extended Day campers will be dropped off and picked up at the resort each day.
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.
Golfers will be accomodated in the Blue Ridge Commons, an apartment style facility. Two campers per room. Each apartment has a common area with flat screen TV, kitchen and three bedrooms.
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.
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
- 7:00am Wake up and breakfast
- 8:15am Skills demonstrations on the driving range
- 8:30 - 11:30am Instruction - campers rotate through stations working on putting, chipping, pitching, and full swing
- Noon Lunch and relaxation
- 1:00 - 5:30pm Course play - staff accompanies campers on course helping with shot selection, course management, strategy, rules, and etiquette
- 6:00pm Dinner
- 7:00 - 9:00pm Evening activities
- 10:00pm Lights out in rooms