Nike Junior Golf Camp, University of Alabama at Birmingham
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Nike Junior Golf Camps
Join us this summer for our junior golf camps in Birmingham, Alabama. Join UAB Men's Head Coach, Mike Wilson, and his dedicated staff for a week of golf instruction and fun!
Junior golfers are housed in double rooms on campus at UAB and have their meals in the dining halls, giving each camper a glimpse of the college life. Daily golf instruction and course play takes place at Highland Park Golf Course (rated 4 stars by Golf Digest) which is a perfect environment to improve your game. The program also includes a one-day outing at another premier local golf course (TBD). Each day consists of breakfast, morning range instruction, lunch, afternoon course play, dinner, and evening activities.
The Day Camp option runs from 8:30am - 5:00pm each day. This includes all golf instruction, lunch, and afternoon course play with the staff.
- Small group instruction from Division I college coaches, teaching pros and college players
- Daily course play at Highland Park Golf Course
- Fun competitions, skills challenges, scrambles and more
- Overnight campers reside on campus of UAB
- 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
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Coach Mike Wilson
Mike Wilson serves as head men's golf coach for the UAB Blazers.View Mike Wilson's Bio ⟩
Mike Wilson serves as head men's golf coach for the UAB Blazers. Previously, Wilson spent nine years at Charleston Southern. He was the head women’s golf coach from 2007-09 before being named the men’s coach in 2009. In 2011, Wilson was appointed the Director of Golf which gave him oversight of both programs while remaining as the head men’s golf coach.
The CSU men’s team is coming off back-to-back NCAA Regional appearances and captured the 2015 Big South title. The Buccaneers’ selection to the Tuscaloosa Regional in 2016 marked the first time in CSU history that a program earned an at-large berth into an NCAA championship event.
Our curriculum is the perfect blend of expert instruction, course play and off-course activities. With dedicated coaches at the helm, each Nike camper can leave at the end of the week feeling more confident about their game. 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
Check-In and Check-Out
Check-in occurs from 1:00-2:30pm on Sunday, July 28th. Check-out from 12:30-1:00pm on Thursday, August 1st.
The Overnight fee includes all golf instruction, green fees, evening activities, housing and meals. The Day Camp option includes all golf instruction, lunch, and course play. Day campers will be dropped off and picked up at the golf course each day.
Campers are supervised 24 hours a day. The staff lives in the dormitories 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.
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.
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.
Note: Nike Junior Golf Camp is individually operated and is not sponsored or co-sponsored by UAB.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:30am Wake-up and breakfast
- 8:15am Depart to Highland Park GC
- 8:45am Skills demonstrations
- 9:00am - Noon Small group instruction focusing on putting, chipping, pitching and full-swing
- Noon Lunch and relaxation
- 12:45 - 5:00pm Course play with focus on shot selection, course management, rules and etiquette
- 6:00pm Dinner on campus at UAB
- 7:00 - 9:00pm Evening activities
- 10:15pm Lights out
Highland Park Golf Course
Alabama's Highland Park Golf Course was originally established in 1903 as the Country Club of Birmingham, making it the oldest golf course in Alabama. Highland Park has been the site of many important golf events including one of renowned golfer Bobby Jones’s first victories. The Highland Park facilities - golf course, adjoining tennis club, clubhouse facilities, etc. - are all located in the heart of one of Birmingham's favorite neighborhoods. Highland Park was rated 4 stars by Golf Digest, and "Best Greens" and "Best Public Course" in Birmingham by Birmingham Magazine.
University of Alabama at Birmingham
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is a public research university in Birmingham, Alabama. UAB is an internationally renowned research university and academic medical center known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education.
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"Everyone on the staff was great. Loved this camp."
"This was the perfect fit for me this summer. I learned a lot from the coaches and met some new friends from my town. Thanks for a great week!"
— Andrew N. Day Camper
"A great experience and excellent confidence builder!"
— Dan S. Overnight Camper