Golf Channel Academy Junior Camps, Ann Arbor at Kendall Academy
Improve your game and have serious fun
at Golf Channel Academy
Enroll in our new Golf Channel Academy Junior Camps outside Detroit, Michigan for a memorable and fun learning experience. Practice and play with members of the Kendall Academy coaching staff and improve your game this summer!
Half Day Camps
Junior golfers, ages 10-17, of all skill levels are welcome to join in the fun and improve their skills at our Golf Channel Academy Junior Camps. These weeklong sessions cover all aspects of the game including putting, chipping, pitching, bunkers and the full swing. The program runs from Monday through Friday, 9:00am-12:00pm or 12:00-3:00pm, and includes 15 total hours of instruction. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday are held at Kendall Academy at Miles of Golf for range instruction and Thursday/Friday takes place at The Polo Fields at Washtenaw for course play.
- Instruction with low student-to-teacher ratio from experienced professionals
- Focus on all aspects of the game - putting, short game, full swing
- Video analysis using V1, TrackMan and other training technologies
- Camper amenity package including a hat, one dozen golf balls, and graduation certificate
- A healthy and positive learning environment designed to help every camper get better
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Camp Director Jim Yuhas
Jim joined the Kendall Academy at Miles of Golf in December of 2009 and was named Director of Instruction in February 2012. Prior to the Kendall Academy, Jim served as an Assistant Golf Professional at West Shore Golf & CC from 2003 through 2006; Assistant Professional at Grosse Ile Golf & CC from 2007 through 2008, and Head Golf Professional in 2009.View Jim Yuhas's Bio ⟩
During his time at West Shore and Grosse Ile he coordinated the junior golf programs and beginner clinics, as well as providing private and group instruction to players of all ability levels. His extensive equipment knowledge comes from over 18 years experience with custom club fitting and club repair. Jim learned the finer points of instruction from the Michigan PGA 2008 Teacher of the Year, Paul Haase. Jim takes great pride in the success of his students which include State High School Champions, a former Collegiate All-American, golf scholarship recipients, and a Web.com touring professional.
At Golf Channel Academy Junior Camps, our coaches provide all of the skills necessary for golf improvement. Our staff of experienced instructors use video analysis and the latest in teaching aids. All campers are evaluated on the first day and split into groups by age and ability to ensure they receive the appropriate instruction throughout the week. These programs are open to players of all ability levels, ages 10-17.Show Less See More Camp Details
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
- 9:00am* Registration and overview of schedule
- 9:15am Instructional groups - campers rotate groups focusing on putting, chipping, full swing
- 10:15am Video analysis/rules sessions
- 10:45am Instructional groups - campers rotate groups focusing on putting, chipping, full swing
- 11:45am Review of day/check-out
- *Camp hours vary - sessions either run 9am-12pm or 12-3pm
- Thursday and Friday include course play at nearby Washtenaw Golf Club
Miles of Golf
Miles of Golf is one of the top Club Fitting Facilities in the Country and is designated as a Golf Digest "Top 100 Club Fitter", a Titleist Regional Club Fitting Center (one of 4 in the country), was the first off-course Ping National Club Fitter of the Year and has been recognized as one of the "Best 100 Golf Shops" in the country by Golf Digest/AGM since 1999.
Washtenaw Golf Club
Washtenaw Golf Club offers a traditional country club style golf course at an affordable price. With it’s classic design, narrow tree-lined fairways and well-guarded greens, the course is truly one of Michigan’s hidden gems. Originally opened in 1899, Washtenaw Golf Club is the third oldest golf course in Michigan.
Camp Dates & Prices
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