Nike Junior Golf Camps, The Crossings at Carlsbad
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Nike Junior Golf Camps
Nike Junior Golf Camps is proud to announce its newest location in North County San Diego at The Crossings at Carlsbad. Throughout the week, campers receive instruction from the experienced Premier Golf Academy coaches and improve their skills in a fun, engaging environment.
HALF DAY CAMPS
These afternoon half day camps run Monday - Friday from 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and include seventeen 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. Campers also participate in fun games and skills competitions to apply the lessons learned for the day. 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
- 12:15pm Arrive, warm up
- 12:30pm Staff demonstrations and overview of daily schedule
- 1:00pm Instruction - practice on skills and fundamentals; grip, stance, posture, pitching, putting, bunker play and full swing
- 3:00pm Games and skills competitions to practice lessons learned
- 4:00pm Campers depart
The Crossings at Carlsbad
With beautiful Pacific Ocean to the West and foothills rising to the East, this 18-hole championship municipal golf course and event facility offers visitors a magnificent setting in a relaxed California Coastal environment.
Located in North San Diego County this course is named for the five bridges - or crossings - that were designed into the layout to meet existing environmental and topographic conditions. The Crossings at Carlsbad is nestled among the natural habitat and wildlife on more than 400 acres of Carlsbad's coastal terrain.
The Crossings also offers a 28,000-square-foot clubhouse complete with a golf shop, banquet facilities, a spacious fireplace-lit dining room, full-service kitchen and an outdoor deck with ocean views. The Canyons restaurant, located in the clubhouse, will serve breakfast and lunch daily.
The Crossings at Carlsbad is an 18-hole championship golf course, located in Carlsbad, California and designed by Greg Nash, a nationally recognized course designer/architect.
The Crossings at Carlsbad, a 6,835 yard public golf course, features multiple options and terrain to challenge golfers of all skill levels. The course and its design offer an array of features including: