Nike Junior Golf Camps, Rancho San Joaquin Golf Course
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Nike Junior Golf Camps
Enroll in junior golf camp in Irvine, CA at Rancho San Joaquin Golf Course and improve your game this summer! Our programs have become some of the most popular golf camp locations in Southern California.
Full Day Camps
Our full day camps are a wonderful way for our campers to enjoy a full day of golf. Each day starts with proper warm up stretches and exercises, followed by three hours of instruction on all facets of the game. We break for lunch after the morning instruction before heading out for course play. On the golf course, students will work on course management and the shots they learned earlier in the day. Full Day Camps run from 9:00am - 4:00pm each day. Lunch is provided for full day campers each day.
Half Day Camps
Our Half Day camps are designed to pique the interest of the potential new golfer or give the experienced golfer the instruction they need to improve. These camps give the same quality instruction that our full day camps provide. Each day starts with proper warm up stretches and exercises, followed by three hours of range instruction. Half Day Camps run from 9:00am - 12:00pm each day. Lunch is NOT included.
- Small group instruction with low student/teacher ratio from experienced teaching professionals
- Daily course play with the staff (Full Day Camp only)
- 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 Kevin Won
Kevin Won is director of instruction at Rancho San Joaquin Golf Course. He started his golf playing career when he was 12 years old and moved to the United States from Korea when his was 14 years old, turning pro at 23.View Kevin Won's Bio ⟩
Kevin began teaching golf over 14 years ago while he continued playing in tour events. Kevin continues to enjoy teaching and playing after 25 years. He feels strongly about sharing his knowledge and passion for the game with both junior and adult students. Kevin strives to help every golfer get the most out of this great game!
This program is designed for boys and girls between the ages of 7 and 17. The Nike Camp staff is on hand to provide campers with top quality instruction each day. 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, Half 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
Rancho San Joaquin Golf Course
Located in the heart of Irvine, Rancho San Joaquin Golf Course is a players course. With it's rolling hills and gentle terrain, the course appeals to golfers of all levels. The course features three different lakes as a back drop and it is also the home of some of South Orange County's finest and most challenging greens. Rancho San Joaquin Golf Course is also home to a Southern California Golf Learning Center. With 65 stalls and lights, our Range offers a superior practice experience daily from 7 am to 10 pm. Separate chipping and approach areas are available for rent as well as sand bunker.
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"Terrific experience for the kids. Benny was wonderful."
— Julia C. Parent0
Very Fun and Safe
"Loved the instructors stressed safety. For the little ones (7-9yo) it would have been good to have the student/teacher ratios higher around the driving ranges. But overall, loved the teaching staff and program."
— Jennifer P. Parent0
Loved the experience
"For the girls, the tone was set the first day when they got their Nike gear. They loved loved the experience and want to return. My daughters particularly liked the lunches provided."
— Tran M. Parent0
Golf game was far improved
"My child's golf game was far improved after camp (exceeding my expectations). Very fun to go golfing with him now."
— Jimmy C. Parent
Instructors did not teach much
"The main problem is that the instructors did not teach much. It was just fun and games, but no personal instruction. Both my children went and did not lean anything new. I didn't expect private lessons, but watching and providing correctional tips were expected."
— Shira P. Parent
My son was having fun at camp
"My son was having fun at the camp, therefore, I would let him join this camp next year."
— Ian T. Parent
Will Be Back Next Summer
"My son, Jack absolutely loved the camp. His instructor, Nina was so great with the kids and we will be back next summer for sure. Thank you!"
— Claire Y. Parent
Improved my Golf Game
"Nike Golf Camp was fun, instructional and worth coming back again next year! Made some new friends and improved my golf game tremendously!"
— Ryan H. Junior Day Camper
"I was really impressed with the Rancho camp staff and program. They were always involved with the kids and allowed my son to grow as a player. I plan on sending him back next year for more than one week."
— Stacey W. Parent of Junior Day Camper
"The coach and staff were fantastic! I signed my son up for another week! Looking forward to continuing - many thanks!"
— Sary S. Parent
"My daughter, Raegan, had a fantastic time and the coaches did an excellent job making her feel welcome, she was the youngest. She claims her game has even improved. Very happy with the camp."
A Lifetime of Golf Learned!
"A lifetime of golf learned! My son is now truly a golfer! He's VERY enthusiastic and wanting to continue playing because of the experience he had and improvement he enjoyed!"
— Solomon P. Parent
Loved Playing Golf in America
"I attended from Japan and had a great experience there. It was the best thing I did in America. I would like to take this camp next year too. I became a better golfer and I cannot wait to go back to Japan and help my friends in Japan get better!"
— Ju P. Camper
"My kids loved the camp and look forward to doing it again next year!!!"
— Linda V. Parent
"We were very impressed with the golf camp at RSJ and plan to attend again next summer. Thank you!"
— William F. Parent