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Competitive Players & Developmental Camps

June 26-30 or July 8-12

The Penn State Competitive Players and Developmental Camps are geared for students entering grades 5-12. These camps are designed to assist junior players with the fundamentals to raise their level of competence as a competitive golfer. We will address preparation for tournament golf, as well as develop the skills necessary to play at the next level.

A major goal of the camp is to help players transfer their skills to the golf course while improving their course management. Presentations of specific skills and proper practice habits are designed to enhance the performance of the players. We believe players need to be educated in technical and human skills that are necessary to playing the game at their optimal level. Lectures, demonstrations, drill sessions and playing time are offered daily. In the event of inclement weather, lectures, videos and other activities will be moved indoors.

During the camp, 18 or 9 holes of golf will be played each day, depending on the time available. Instruction will include course management, strategies, self-management skill for optimal performance, short game skills and full swing awareness.

Who: Grades 5-12 who want to develop their game to be competitive

$920 resident (includes instruction, housing, meals, camp shirt)

$825 commuter (includes instruction, all meals, camp shirt, no housing)

*** Note: Active charges a fee on all camp registrations and transactions.

Total Fees:
Resident Camper Fee:
$920 plus Transaction Fee $35 = $955 total fee
Commuter Camper Fee:
$825 plus Transaction Fee $30 = $855 total fee

Meals: Dinner on the first day to breakfast on the last day

Coaches Special (Competitive Players & Developmental Camp)

For those golfers registering as a foursome
$850 per player/foursome resident (includes instruction, housing, meals, camp shirt)

(Submit all forms online by May 1, 2018)

Coaches Special Total Fee:
Resident Camper Fee:
$850 plus Transaction Fee $30 = $880 total fee

A typical schedule for a day at Golf Camp:

7:15-8:15 a.m. Breakfast
8:15-9:00 Opening clinic presented by staff on various topics
• Pre-swing fundamentals
• Concepts of the swing
• Ball flight laws
• Short game shots
9:00-noon On course play and practice
Noon-1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00-3:00 Rotation of stations
3:00-4:00 Review of the day's instruction
4:00-6:00 Dinner and recreational time on campus (Swimming is available at this time in the outdoor pool on campus.)
6:00-8:30 Instructional drills and games to improve skills
The second-to-last day of camp will be the camper tournament day. Teams will be assigned for an 18-hole camper scramble.

The final day of camp is Camper Contest day with various games and challenges that incorporate the skills taught in camp.

For All Camps

For all camps, a closing ceremony will be held on the final day of camp at approximately 10:30 a.m. This ceremony will be held at the Penn State Tombros Varsity Clubhouse, and all are welcome to attend. Campers may be picked up at the golf course or on campus following the ceremony.

Supervision is provided by camp staff during the entire stay; counselors are assigned to each dormitory.


During camp, participants may spend their free time enjoying Penn State's many recreational facilities, including the outdoor swimming pool.

Penn State Sport Camps
Gardner House
Elm Road
University Park, PA 16802
Fax: 814-865-8883

In accordance with NCAA guidelines, all Penn State University Sport Camps and Clinics are open to any and all entrants, limited only by specified number, age, grade level and/or gender of its participants.


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