More Important Camp Details
Campers (overnight only) are housed in double rooms on campus and have their meals in the dining halls. Golf instruction takes place at Hattiesburg Country Club, located a few minutes from campus which is a perfect environment to improve your 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 fee includes golf instruction, lunch, and afternoon course play.
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.
Nike Junior Golf Camps does not provide transportation to or from airports, train stations, or bus depots. Campers are responsible for being dropped off and picked up from 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.
This camp is open to any and all entrants that meet the age requirements.
University of Southern Mississippi
Founded in 1910, The University of Southern Mississippi opened its doors as a small teachers’ college. Today, the University has grown into a comprehensive doctoral and research-driven institution with a proud history and an eye on the future. Characterized by history and tradition, the Hattiesburg campus sits on 300 acres in the middle of the city. More than 180 buildings (map) dot a landscape that has been transformed into a pedestrian-friendly environment for students, employees and visitors.
Hattiesburg Country Club
The Hattiesburg Country Club was established in 1919 and today carries the tradition of being the finest in Hattiesburg for private golf and country club amenities. The golf course has matured and evolved into a unique test of shot-making skill, which was enhanced in 1999 after an imaginative redesign by Max Maxwell. Today, the 18-hole, par-72 golf course is recognized as one of the finest and most enjoyable in the state.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:30am Wake-up, breakfast
- 9:00am Camp meeting at practice facility, skill demonstrations from staff focusing on key elements of the swing for that day
- 9:15am Instruction - campers rotate through stations working on putting, chipping, pitching, bunker play and full swing
- 12:00pm Lunch and relaxation
- 1:00pm Course play with staff focusing on strategy, shot selection, course management, rules and etiquette
- 5:00pm Day campers depart, overnight campers return to campus for dinner
- 7:00pm Evening activities
- 10:00pm Lights out