Nike Advanced Junior Golf Camp, Park City
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Nike Junior Golf Camps
Homestead Resort once again plays host to our advanced junior golf camp just south of Park City, UT. This golf-intensive program is open to competitive boys and girls, ages 12 - 18, looking to take their game to new heights.
Nike Advanced Junior Golf Camp offers competitive junior golfers a unique opportunity to play some of the best golf courses in America, greatly improve their skills and learn valuable lessons about tournament and college golf. Mornings are spent in small group and individual instruction at a 4:1 ratio, with an emphasis on fine-tuning existing swings and developing more consistency. Course play takes place each afternoon where instruction continues under real playing conditions in a tournament setting.
Participants enjoy beautiful accommodations at Homestead Resort, just outside of Park City, UT. For golf instruction and play, campers utilize Crater Springs, Red Ledges, and Wasatch Mountain. This program is suitable for intermediate and advanced junior golfers looking for a competitive camp experience.
- Small group instruction with low student/teacher ratio of approximately 4:1
- Daily course play with staff at Crater Springs GC and Red Ledges GC
- Discussions on tournament preparation, practice routines, opportunities for college golf
- Professional swing analysis using Trackman & video analysis technology
- Overnight accommodations at Homestead Resort
- Camper amenity package including a Nike hat, drawstring bag, one dozen SRIXON golf balls, camp workbook and graduation certificate
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Camp Director Nate Olson
Nate is currently a golf teaching professional and Certified Jim McLean Golf School Instructor at Red Ledges Golf Club in Heber City, UT. He also serves as head golf coach for Judge Memorial High School varsity teams in Salt Lake City.
Coach JR Cummings
JR is asisstant golf professional and PGA apprentice at Red Ledges GC where he is also a Jim McLean certified instructor.View JR Cummings's Bio ⟩
JR is assistant golf professional and PGA apprentice at Red Ledges GC where he is also a certified Jim McLean instructor. He is a local to Heber, UT where he played competitively as a junior. JR also served as assistant golf coach for local Wasatch High School boys/girls golf teams for four years.
Coach Derek Butts
Derek is the 1st assistant Class A PGA professional at Red Ledges GC.View Derek Butts's Bio ⟩
Derek is the 1st assistant Class A PGA professional at Red Ledges GC. He is also a certified Jim McLean instructor. Prior to his tenure at Red Ledges, he served as a teaching professional at The Bears Club in Jupiter Florida for five years. As a player, he competed for Drake University in Iowa and continued on to play for the Golden Bear Tour in Florida.
Nike Advanced Golf Camps are golf-intensive and create the ideal environment for the advanced player ready to take their game to the next level. Campers will hear first hand accounts of how members of our staff established themselves throughout various stages of their development. The importance of goal setting, time management, and hard work will be stressed as these are key elements to attaining success in golf and life.Show Less See More Camp Details
Check-In and Check-Out
Please refer to the registration packet (emailed in spring) for check-in/check-out information.
The Overnight fee includes all golf instruction, green fees, evening activities, housing and all meals. The Extended Day fee includes all of the above except housing and breakfast. Extended Day campers may participate in the evening activities.
Nike Junior 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.
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.
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, breakfast
- 8:00am Daily discussion at practice facility and skills demonstrations from staff covering each facet of the game
- 9:00am Instruction - station rotation, putting, chipping, pitching, bunker play and the full swing
- Noon Lunch, relaxation
- 1:00pm Course play with the camp staff. Tournament setting with focus on improving all aspects of competitive play
- 6:00pm Dinner, free-time, relaxation
- 7:30pm Evening session – discussions on tournament preparation, club-fitting, practice routines, opportunities for college golf.
- 10:00pm Lights out
- *Hours/schedule may vary by location
The Homestead Golf Course was designed by PGA Senior Tour Professional Bruce Summerhayes. This spectacular course winds through the surrounding Snake Creek Valley and Wasatch Mountains. The course, located only 20 minutes from Park City, is a par 72 course measuring 7,017 yards from the back tees and plays 5,091 yards from the forward tees.
The Jack Nicklaus Signature Course at Red Ledges has quickly captured many of the finest awards presented in the golfing world. In December of 2009 GOLF Magazine rated the course as the #1 Best New Private Course in America. In 2011 and 2012 Red Ledges was named one of Golfweek’s Top 100 Residential Courses and won Utah Best of State award in 2010, 2011 and 2012.
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"Anna's confidence was greatly improved as well as her golfing skills after the camp. She had a great time and loved her experience. See you next year!"
— Anna H. Parent
"The attention given to my son as an individual was fantastic! This camp will have a lasting impact on my son's game and leadership on his high school team as team captain."
— Adam P. Parent
Perfect for Me
"Being a competitive high school player, I wanted to push myself this summer. I attended one of the Nike Advanced camps and it was perfect for me. The whole day was golf and the instruction was top-notch. I will be back to another camp next summer."
— Glen Z. Advanced Camper
"My daughter really improved after the week of camp. Instructors were excellent. I recommend to any parents of competitive golfers."
— Zack T. Parent