Nike Junior Golf Camps, Encinitas Ranch Golf Course
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Nike Junior Golf Camps
Junior golfers of all ability levels are invited to our newest golf camps in North County San Diego at Encinitas Ranch Golf Course. Campers enjoy top-notch instruction for the duration of the week under the direction of our experienced Premier Golf Academy coaches.
HALF DAY CAMPS
These half day camps run Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. - Noon and include fifteen hours of instruction on the practice range and short game areas. For three hours each day, campers sharpen their skills with strong emphasis on the fundamentals—stance, grip, posture, rules & etiquette, etc. As the week unfolds, campers receive quality full swing and short-game instruction, and by Friday, each Nike junior golfer will see improvement in his or her golf game!
- Small group instruction with low student/teacher ratio from experienced Premier Golf Academy coaches
- Three hours of daily practice with our staff covering all facets of the game; putting, chipping/pitching, full-swing
- Camper amenity package including a Nike hat, drawstring bag, SRIXON golf balls, camp workbook, and graduation certificate
- A healthy and positive learning environment designed to help every camper get better!
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Camp Co-Director Bret Knutson
Bret Knutson is a Class A Member of the PGA of America and Academy Director at Premier Golf Academy.View Bret's Bio & Golf Tips ⟩
Bret has the accreditation of Certified PGA Instructor with the PGA of America and was named Top 10 Instructor in China by Golf Magazine since 2012. Bret is also an experienced player having competed professionally on the Austrian, Challenge, and European Tours. With more than 20 years of experience, Bret has a h3 background in both playing and teaching the game of golf. His passion and dedication to junior golf show in the success of his students. Bret’s students include PGA Tour winners and top amateurs, with more than 30 students having received scholarships to play college golf. As a former player and coach at the University of Wisconsin, Bret knows how to guide juniors through the process and the training it takes to reach that level.
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Camp Co-Director Greg Ehlert
Greg Ehlert is a Class A Member of the PGA of America and Academy Director at Premier Golf Academy.View Greg's Bio ⟩
Greg has received awards from China Golf Channel and appeared in many golf publications for instruction. Greg has a passion for golf instruction and specializes in developing the youth golf athlete. Greg is a sought out instructor frequently working with top athletes and celebrities. Greg has developed some of the best junior players in China and has a proven training and practice program that accelerates his student’s improvement. Many of Greg’s students have gone on to compete at the top collegiate and professional levels. Greg has the highest level of education and training in the industry. In his career, Greg has competed professionally in nearly a dozen countries throughout Asia, the USA, and Europe.
Assistant Instructor Jeff Bartley
Jeff Bartley is a PGA of America Apprentice and golf instructor at Premier Golf Academy. Jeff attended the world famous Golf Academy of America University where he graduated #1 in his class.View Jeff's Bio ⟩
In 2016, Jeff was awarded with the Advanced Teaching Certification for his years of study and work in the San Diego area. Jeff has also been recognized for his mastery with club fitting and adjustments with a Master Fitting Certification. Jeff is determined and committed to the training athletes at the highest level for the highest form of competition, developing juniors into the best athlete they can be.
Assistant Instructor Kevin Bruscas
Kevin is a dedicated fitness expert having competed and won many fitness titles. Kevin plays to a scratch handicap and will graduate from the Golf Academy of America in 2018.View Kevin's Bio ⟩
Kevin has a strong background in running motivational and discipline programs to help people reach their peak performance. He is a former instructor for the United States Marine Corp and lead a team for 5 years.
This program is designed for boys and girls between the ages of 7 and 15. Our 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
- 8:50am Check-in, warm up
- 9:00am Staff demonstrations and overview of daily schedule
- 9:15am Instruction - practice on skills and fundamentals; grip, stance, posture, pitching, putting, bunker play and full swing
- 11:15am Fun skills games and competitions
- 12:00pm Campers depart
Encinitas Ranch Golf Course
Encinitas Ranch is one of the few golf courses in Southern California that is located on a magnificent sweep of bluffs that has a constant view of the ocean throughout the golf course. There are only a few other courses in San Diego that offer a setting remotely close to the picturesque scenery of the Encinitas Golf Course.
Golfers appreciate this Southern California golf course layout because of its many golf amenities – such as five sets of tees, open fairways, and bunkers. Everyone has a chance to post their low score when they play Encinitas Ranch!
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