Nike Junior Golf Camps, Curry College
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Nike Junior Golf Camps
Nike Junior Golf Camps are excited to announce that camps are back at Curry College! Hosted by University of Connecticut Men's Head Coach, Dave Pezzino, and his staff of dedicated assistants, this camp is a fantastic opportunity for players of all abilities to train with Division I coaches and players in a fun and safe learning environment.
The overnight camp takes place Sunday - Thursday and includes accommodations on campus at Curry College, all meals, golf activities and instruction, as well as fun, supervised evening activities with the camp staff. Throughout the week, campers will bus to nearby golf courses for instruction, lunch and course play.
- Small group instruction from Division I coaches and players
- Daily course play with staff focusing on course management, shot selection, strategy, rules and etiquette
- Camper amenity package including a Nike hat, drawstring bag, one dozen SRIXON golf balls, camp workbook and graduation certificate
- Safe, fun and healthy learning environment
- Overnight accommodations at beautiful Curry College
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Camp Director Dave Pezzino
Dave Pezzino is the head coach of the men’s golf team at the University of Connecticut. He was named to the position on August 24, 2007.View Dave Pezzino's Bio ⟩
Pezzino spent seven years, from August of 1999 to May of 2006, at Florida International as the head coach of the women’s golf program. He led FIU to four tournament victories and ten individual titles during his tenure and coached ten All-Sun Belt Conference selections, including 2001 NGCA All-American Michelle Simpson. He had three student-athletes earn Academic All-American recognition and five former team members that are currently playing professionally.
At Nike Junior Golf Camps we accommodate all skill levels; the junior player just discovering the game, the high school player trying to move up on the team, and the tournament level junior looking to improve his or her tournament results. 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
The Overnight fee includes all golf instruction, green fees, evening activities, housing and all meals.
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 Camp meeting at practice facility - skills demonstrations from staff focusing on the day's key swing elements (day campers arrive)
- 8:30-11:30am Instruction - campers rotate stations working on putting, chipping, pitching, bunker play and the full swing
- Noon Lunch/relaxation
- 1:00-5:30pm Course play - staff to provide on-course instruction on club/shot selection, course management, rules and etiquette
- 6:00pm Dinner/free-time/guest speakers/seminars
- 7:00-9:30pm Fun, supervised evening activities
- 10:00pm Lights out
Curry College is a private institution that was founded in 1879. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,565, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 131 acres. Curry College has been hosting Nike Camps for over a decade and is the perfect setting for youth camps.
Campers will play a series of local courses to be determined.
Camp ReviewsSubmit a review
"This has been a great experience for me and my golf game has really improved. Thank you!"
— Krista B. Junior Overnight Camper
Enjoyed Every Part of Camp
"The Nike golf camp was so much fun! I would LOVE to come back. I enjoyed the teachers and friends that I made. I also enjoyed every part about camp. The golf course was so beautiful. The pros were more than helpful they were wonderful! Even if my bag was heavy I still got out there. If I had the chance I would come back!!!"
— Jack Z. Junior Day Camper
"I was totally impressed with the camp! The golf instructors were friendly, helpful and taught the kids a lot. Probably the best camp experience from a mom's perspective and from the perspective of my son."
— Gary L. Mother of Junior Overnight Camper
"Outstanding. This was my first year. Did one week and want to do two next year. Greatly enjoyed the many other kids from around the world."
— Erica P. Overnight Camper
"Great campus. Enjoyed meeting kids from different sports and from all over the world."
— Joshua Day Camper
"The camp was absolutely perfect. I will be returning next year and I have already started talking to friends to get them to come too. AMAZING CAMP!!!"
— Kent P. Overnight Camper
Instructors Were Fantastic
"Our son had a great experience at camp!! The instructors were fantastic!! He especially enjoyed the coaches and came out improving his game."
— Aaron H. Parent
Looking Forward to Next year!
"My son truly enjoyed his two weeks of the golf camp this summer and looks forward to next year."
— Ethan H. Parent
"My son absolutely enjoyed his stay at camp and I'm sure he'll return next summer."
— Kathy J. Parent