Two Greensboro Host Sites Announced - to be Led by
Noted Local Golf Professional Rick Murphy
"SACRAMENTO, CA. (March 28, 2016) – PGA Junior Golf Camps recently announced that it has selected Greensboro National Golf Club and the Rick Murphy Golf Academy in Greensboro, NC, as host sites for its junior golf camps this summer. The addition of these new locations are part of a significant national expansion plan, which will place the camps at 75+ nationwide locations. The camps will be led by local golf professional, Rick Murphy, PGA.
All PGA Junior Golf Camps are led by PGA Professionals and designed for juniors of all skill levels. The camps’ curriculum allows kids to learn the game in a fun, supportive environment, following a unique progression development tract that focuses on promoting fundamental golf skills, including full swing, putting and chipping—as well as life and character skills, such as good sportsmanship, camaraderie and integrity.
“We are thrilled to have been selected as camp locations. In that the PGA of America is known for its expertise in golf instruction and growing the game of golf, the camps will be primed as the go to destination for quality junior golf instruction this summer. I am excited to be able to offer the finest junior golf camps to the young golfer of our community,” said Murphy.
New for 2016, the Competitive Edge camps are focused on intense game improvement for co-eds ages 12-18 preparing for tournament play and collegiate golf. Camps include the advanced study of all aspects of the game, the use of the industry’s most advanced instruction technologies, and daily on course instruction to hone course management skills. These advanced camps will also incorporate fitness and conditioning sessions, nutrition seminars, and evening sessions featuring notable experts within the junior golf space. Four Competitive Edge camp locations have been announced, including Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis., the home of the 97th PGA Championship; PGA Village in Port St. Lucie, Fla.; Silverado Resort & Country Club in Napa, Calif.; and Pauma Valley (Calif.) Country Club just outside of San Diego.
“PGA Junior Golf Camps’ focus is on both golf skills and character development,” said PGA President Derek Sprague. “That, combined with the fact that they are all led by PGA Professionals, is what makes them so successful. As the PGA celebrates its Centennial in 2016, we remain steadfast in our commitment to growing the game of golf, and these camps will help ensure the future of our sport.”
“Whether a child wants to pick up a new skill and learn to play a round with mom and dad, or is interested in competitive tournament play and looking for opportunities to earn college scholarships, PGA Junior Golf Camps are teaching a game that can be enjoyed for a lifetime,” said Marc Haddad, founder and CEO of PGA Junior Golf Camps. “We look forward to building our network of PGA Junior Golf Camps across the country with the PGA of America brand, which represents the best in golf instruction.
Camp registration is now open. To find camps by state and to register online, visit PGAJuniorGolfCamps.com or call 888-PGA-PLAY (888-742-7529).
About the PGA of America
Celebrating its Centennial, the PGA of America represents the very best in golf. For more information about the PGA of America, visit PGA.org, follow @PGAofAmerica on Twitter, and find us on Facebook."
- A Press Release