Nike Junior Golf Camps, Impact Golf at White Deer Run GC
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Nike Junior Golf Camps
Join us at White Deer Run Golf Club this summer for our golf camps provided by Todd Sones Impact Golf, widely considered one of the finest golf schools in the United States.
Developmental Junior Camp
Todd Sones Impact Golf designed this developmental program to provide small group instruction and technical training for young players looking to improve their golf game. Each day, participants engage the Impact Golf staff in lessons on putting, greenside scoring shots and full swing and practice the skills learned with competitive games. Students also receive before and after videos so they can watch and review their full swing instruction at any time. This camp runs from 8:30am - 12:00pm, Monday through Thursday, and is open to players of all skill levels, ages 9 - 13.
- Small group instruction from Todd Sones Impact Golf certified coaches
- Daily drills and games covering putting, chipping, pitching, and full swing
- Camper amenity package including a Nike hat, drawstring bag, one dozen SRIXON balls, camp workbook, and graduation certificate
- Safe, fun and healthy learning environment
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Camp Director Steve Dinino
Steve is a member of the PGA and is a U.S. Kids Golf certified instructor. Born and raised on the Northwest side of Chicago, he picked up golf when he was 18 years old, and quickly fell in love with the game. Within the first three years of playing the game, he was near a scratch handicap.View Steve Dinino's Bio ⟩
That is when he decided he wanted to pursue a career in the golf industry. While attending the Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach, Steve was determined to become an instructor and came in contact with Todd Sones. For the next 4 years he was mentored by Todd. Upon graduating at the top of his class, Steve accepted the position of Teaching Assistant at the prestigious Worcester Country Club just outside Boston, MA. After two years at Worcester, Steve accepted a position as Teaching Professional Lowcountry Lessons in Charleston, S.C. and then joined the Impact Golf Team.
Steve is a certified fitter in Tri-fit Method of Coutour Putters. He is also certified in using the V1 video technology the Impact Golf team currently uses. He has spent numerous hours speaking and observing top teachers such as, Todd Sones, Michael Breed, Pat O’Brien, Mike Bender, and David Orr.
regular_coach Mason Wall
Mason graduated with high honors from the Myrtle Beach campus of the Golf Academy of America in the Spring of 2015. After meeting Mason during a campus visit, Todd offered him a position on staff as...View Mason Wall's Bio ⟩
Mason graduated with high honors from the Myrtle Beach campus of the Golf Academy of America in the Spring of 2015. After meeting Mason during a campus visit, Todd offered him a position on staff as an apprentice instructor. Mason has completed all of our testing, as well as 500 observation hours in his first season.
Nike Junior Golf Camps at Todd Sones Impact Golf are designed for young golfers looking to develop their skills and become better all-around players. The programs accommodate all skill levels and aim to provide an environment where each camper is surrounded by those close to his or her abilities. At the beginning of each week all campers are divided into groups in order to provide a more customized set of training and instruction.
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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
- 8:30am Campers arrive/warm-up
- 8:30am - 9:15am Short game review/camp games (closest to the pin, etc.)
- 9:15am - 10:00am Full swing videos & contests (swing speed monitor, yellow stick)
- 10:00am - 10:45am Putting Practice Challenge (8 pt game)
- 10:45am - 11:45am Full swing practice & contests (ball above your feet, red pin)
- 11:45am - 12:00pm Wrap-up/campers depart
White Deer Run Golf Club
Built on the famed Cuneo Estate in Vernon Hills, White Deer Run Golf Club offers the essential ingredients to an enjoyable day on the golf course. With 240 acres of rolling terrain and picturesque lakes, the golf course offers a fair challenge for any skill level. White Deer Run has generous landing areas off the tee, and immaculately groomed bent grass greens and fairways, perfect for your round of golf!