Nike Junior Golf Camps, RK Academy
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Nike Junior Golf Camps
Our junior golf camps near Princeton, NJ return this summer with Coach Ronnie Kane. Camps are hosted by Lawrenceville School, one of the finest prep schools in the country, which is located just four miles south of Princeton University.
The primary emphasis during the RK Golf Academy Day Camps is the development of fundamental skills through group and individual instruction. Coach Kane and his staff create an environment that is conducive to learning by balancing instruction, competition and fun for all campers. Each day is devoted to different aspects of the game. Woods, long irons, short irons, sand play, putting and specialty shots are covered during each session. RK Golf Academy methods of teaching are based on sound principles that have been simplified to help campers quickly grasp the mechanics of the golf swing.
Day Camps run from 9:00am-3:00pm. Coach Kane offers overnight programs at Lawrenceville School in addition to his day camps. For information on these programs, please visit Nike Junior Golf Camps, Lawrenceville School.
- Three hours of practice with Ronnie Kane and his staff covering all facets of the game; putting, chipping/pitching, full-swing
- Daily course play with staff
- Camper amenity package including a Nike hat, drawstring bag, one dozen SRIXON golf balls, camp workbook, and graduation certificate
- A healthy and positive learning environment designed to help every camper get better!
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Camp Director Ronnie Kane
USGTA Golf Professional and Lawrenceville faculty member, Ronnie Kane, enters his 19th summer as Nike Junior Golf Camp Director.View Ronnie Kane's Bio ⟩
A former three sport athlete and graduate of Franklin Marshall College, Coach Kane is head basketball coach and director of golf at the Lawrenceville School. Ronnie’s positive personality and passion for golf are big reasons his camps are so successful. Coach Kane rounds out his staff with other golf professionals and collegiate players.
RK Golf Academy Day Camps (ages 8-15) run daily from 8:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (last day of camp ends at 1:00 p.m.). Campers can bring their own lunch or purchase lunch in the nearby village of Lawrenceville. Refreshments are provided. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff so that their own instructional needs can be addressed throughout the week.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
- 8:45am Arrive, stretch, warm-up
- 9:00am Group Instruction - putting, chipping, pitching, bunker play and full swing practice
- 10:30am Break
- 10:45am Individual instruction - campers get one-on-one time with staff to work on specific technique
- Noon Lunch
- 1:00pm Course play with staff focusing on shot selection, strategy, course management and rules
- 2:50pm Review, wrap-up
- 3:00pm Depart
Lawrenceville School Golf Course
The 9-hole Lawrenceville School course Lawrenceville, New Jersey features 2,852 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 35. The course rating is 35.0 and it has a slope rating of 113. Designed by John Reid, the Lawrenceville School golf course opened in 1925.
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Perfect for Me
"I’ve improved as an overall player because of Ronnie Kane and his caring and professional staff at the Nike Camp at Lawrenceville. The week-long day camp was perfect for me."
— Ethan H. Junior Day Camper
Coach Kane was Awesome
"My experience at Lawrenceville was unforgettable. Coach Kane was awesome and I made some good friends. I had great time, learned a lot and definitely want to come back next summer."
— Dustin G. Junior Day Camper
Coach Kane is an Asset to Nike Golf Camp Program
"Coach Kane is an asset to the Nike Golf Camp program! His overall coaching style and motivational guidance is to be commended."
— Henry A. Parent
Staff was Excellent
"Staff was excellent, my son had a great time and will be back next year."
— Megan H. Parent