Nike Junior Golf Camps, Foxtail Golf Club
Improve your game and have serious fun at
Nike Junior Golf Camps
Camp Director and Sonoma State Head Coach, Val Verhunce, and his staff are looking forward to another great summer of junior golf camp in Rohnert Park, CA. Join us at camp this summer and improve your game!
Full Day Camps
These camps are designed for boys and girls between the ages of 10-15. The teaching staff is on hand to provide campers with top quality instruction each day. Our Full Day camps run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Under the watchful eye of the Nike camp staff, the campers practice all aspects of their games- putting, chipping, bunker play and full-swing. Morning instruction is followed by lunch and then afternoon course play with the staff.
- Small group instruction with low student/teacher ratio from nationally recognized college coach, Val Verhunce
- Daily course play with the staff focusing on course management, shot selection, strategy, rules and etiquette
- Camper amenity package including a Nike hat, drawstring bag, one dozen SRIXON balls, camp workbook, and graduation certificate
- Safe, healthy and fun learning environment
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Camp Director Val Verhunce
Val Verhunce is the founding head coach of the Sonoma State men’s golf program. He has been head coach of the women’s team, as well, since its inception in 2007-08.View Val Verhunce's Bio ⟩
Verhunce has led the men's program to eight NCAA Regional appearances and five NCAA Championship appearances, coaching five student-athletes to 11 All-American honors, including one who earned the Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year award twice in his career (Jarin Todd).
On the women's side, Verhunce has guided the Seawolves to five NCAA Regional qualifications and one NCAA Championship showing, as well as coaching a four-time All-American in Spencer Heller, who was just the third student-athlete in the history of Sonoma State to earn the All-America distinction four times.
A PGA Professional with 20+ years of experience and a Class 'A' member of the Professional Golfers Association of America, Verhunce has supported golfers in realizing their goals along with providing them with a high level of motivation.
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
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 Instruction - practice on skills and fundamentals; grip, stance, posture, pitching, putting, bunker play and full swing
- Noon Lunch (included in camp price, day campers depart)
- 1:00pm Course play with staff. Focus on strategy, course management, shot selection, rules and etiquette
- 4:00pm Full Day campers depart
Foxtail Golf Club
This 36-hole facility in the heart of wine country offers players of all skill levels a fantastic golf experience. Foxtail also boasts one of the best golf instruction and practice facilities in the North Bay including a full driving range, chipping and putting practice areas.
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Learned a lot From the Coaches
"The golf camp was great for me. Technically, I learned a lot from the coaches, more than I ever had from our local golf pro. Not only that, it was a fun experience as well!"
— Benjamin S. Junior Day Camper
Great Summer Ideas
"Our son, Allen, was very excited to go back to camp again this summer. He has been going for 3 years in a row now and loves it more each time. The Nike Golf Camps are great summer ideas for kids, especially if you want them to improve their golf game!"
— Gene A. Parent of Junior Day Camper
Had a Great Time
"My son Nick attended the camp and had a great time! Thanks!"
— Wendy Parent
"This was my first REAL golf camp, and I had a great time and a lot of fun. My grandpa signed me up I am so glad he did!"
— Sofie I. Camper
Job Well Done
"The camp was professionally facilitated, fun, educational and positive for the kids. Really a job well done!"
— Carmel P. Parent
"My son had such a wonderful time. Thank you very much!"
— Frank P. Parent
Great Golf Camp
"Great golf camp, will be back again for it next year."
— Rory C. Parent
Staff was Great!
"We were very impressed with the enthusiasm of the staff and the element of "fun" that they imparted... Thank you very much for a great experience, my son will definitely be back next year."
— Gary L. Parent