Nike Junior Golf Camps, Angel Park Golf Club
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Nike Junior Golf Camps
Nike Junior Golf Camps is proud to offer our newest day camp location at Angel Park Golf Club in Las Vegas, Nevada. Camp Director and Owner of Angel Park Golf Academy, Tom Carlson, and his excellent staff are excited to welcome players of all abilities for their popular, morning and evening summer camps.
MORNING HALF DAY CAMPS (4-DAY, 8:30AM - 12:00PM)
Our half-day programs are available for golfers of all ability levels, ages 9 to 15. Enjoy three and a half hours of instruction each day under the direction of our staff which focuses on all aspects of the game including putting, chipping, pitching, sand play and full swing. On the final day of each session, Nike campers participate in a fun and laid-back, course competition. During course play, campers have the opportunity to practice what they've learned throughout the week in a competition environment. Staff members will supervise campers during course play and assist with shot selection, course management and rules.
EVENING CAMPS (3-DAY, 5:00PM - 7:30PM)
Open to beginner and intermediate campers, ages 6-12, this camp focuses on not only fundamentals, but also FUN! Operating each week from Monday - Wednesday, this camp is a fantastic opportunity for each young player to work on their fundamental skills and practice what they've learned during fun games and competitions.
- Instruction from certified golf instructors with a low student-to-teacher ratio
- Camper amenity package including a Nike hat, drawstring bag, SRIXON golf balls, camp workbook, and graduation certificate
- Fun games and competitions for prizes (when available)
- Camp tournament on the final day of camp (morning only)
- A healthy and positive learning environment designed to help every camper get better
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Camp Co-Director Tom Carlson
Tom Carlson is the owner of Angel Park Golf Academy and the camp co-director for Nike Junior Golf Camps at Angel Park.View Tom's Bio ⟩
Tom's philosophy is good fundamentals create great golf swings. He has been awarded numerous times for his teaching success with junior golfers as well as adults. Tom currently is ranked in the top ten teachers in Nevada and the top fifty junior instructors in the world. Tom's passion is to share his knowledge of the golf swing. He loves to see how students improve once they have the overall knowledge of the swing. He believes golf is not a hard game to play well, if you have the time to practice and the understanding of the swing. Tom has proven his theories to be correct over the past thirty-seven years of teaching and would love nothing more than to share them with you. You can reach Tom directly by phone, please call 702-300-4674.
Camp Co-Director Amanda Knutsen
Amanda is the director of the Junior Development Program at Angel Park and co-directs the Nike Junior Golf Camps.View Amanda's Bio ⟩
Amanda has been developing her teaching techniques for the past decade. Using a blend of technology and time tested drills to achieve positions in the golf swing that will allow her students to take their game to the highest level. Amanda is also in charge of the instructional portion of our Junior Development Program. Amanda forms a unique bond of friend and instructor with all her students. Amanda is that person a parent would be thrilled to have mentoring their children.
Coach Matt Dettman
Matt Dettman serves as assistant coach for the Nike Junior Golf Camps at Angel Park Golf Academy.View Matt's Bio ⟩
In 1982, Matt became the First Assistant Golf Professional for legendary, award-winning, Southern California PGA Golf Professional, Richard Chavez. Three years later, he was the Head Golf Professional at Twin Lakes Golf Course in Goleta, California. Matt's love for the game of golf set him on a course of both playing and especially teaching.
Coach Tatsuro Oshimoto
Tatsuro "Tats" Oshimoto serves as assistant coach for the Nike Junior Golf Camps at Angel Park.View Tatsuro's Bio ⟩
Tats is not your traditional golf instructor. Since passing his PGA Playing Ability Test in 2005, he has been helping many golfers of all abilities to enjoy the game. His golf industry experience of over a decade is very unique including playing and teaching experience in the United States and Japan. Over the years, Tats has been influenced by Eastern and Western teaching techniques and have developed a unique methodology for helping golfers play to their true potential. By harmoniously using modern technology and traditional methods of teaching, Tats will provide each student with an in-depth understanding of the game and the exact steps needed for improvement.
Tats is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and holds a level 2 certification in Golf Biomechanics from the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI).He has been a long time student of Tom Carlson before joining his teaching staff.
Coach Rex Lindquist
Rex Lindquist serves as assistant coach for the Nike Junior Golf Camps at Angel Park.View Rex's Bio ⟩
Rex is thrilled to be a member of the great staff at the Angel Park Golf Academy. His time in golf includes 30+ years playing experience with over 15 years playing tournament golf both as an amateur and professionally. He is an instructor at The First Tee of Southern Nevada, works at 4 area courses, the most recent being assistant professional at Bali Hai Golf Club. Rex graduated from UNLV Golf Management, and is a Level 3 PGA member. Creating a positive learning environment with a focus on the fundamentals of the swing, short game and putting are incorporated in each lesson. He takes pride in building confidence and a golf swing that will both hold up under pressure and transfer to the golf course is a goal we can achieve together.
The Nike Junior Golf Camps at Angel Park are designed for boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 15 (varies by program). The Nike Camp staff is on hand to provide campers with top quality instruction each day. 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.
Morning Half Day Camp
- 8:30am Campers arrive, warm up, and stretch
- 8:45am Skills demonstrations by the staff
- 9:15am Rotate stations working on full swing, short game, putting
- 11:00am Fun games, drills, and competitions for prizes
- 12:00pm Campers depart
Evening Fundamentals Camp
- 5:00pm Campers arrive, warm-ups
- 5:15pm Staff demonstrations and camp meeting
- 5:45pm Instruction covering all fundamentals and basic aspects of the game: putting, chipping, pitching and full swing
- 6:30pm Camp games and competitions for prizes!
- 7:30pm Campers depart
Angel Park Golf Club
At almost 3000 feet in elevation, Angel Park offers spectacular views of Red Rock Canyon and the Las Vegas Valley. Angel Park Golf Club features 36 holes of championship Las Vegas golf designed by the legendary Arnold Palmer, the lighted Cloud Nine Short Course, and the world's original natural grass Putting Course. Both the Cloud Nine and Putting Course are lighted for evening enjoyment. Angel Park has been the recipient of several awards, including the accolade of Best Golf Course in Las Vegas in the “Best of Las Vegas”, Las Vegas Review Journal Readers Poll (14 out of the past 15 years), One of "Americas Top 50 Course for Women" by Golf Digest Magazine (Palm Course) and “Favorite Golf Course” in Las Vegas by visiting golfers (as nominated by What's On Magazine Visitor Choice Awards). In addition, the Golf Shop at Angel Park has been selected as a "Top 100 Golf Shop in the Country" by Golf World Business four consecutive years!