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This isn't just any Golf Camp, it's the PGA Junior Golf Camp. Learn why the PGA instruction is best in class.
Cog Hill’s award-winning golf courses and practice facilities have been named one of America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses. Cog Hill’s courses have been rated as one of the “Best Places to Play by Golf Digest and has played host to PGA Tour events. Young golfers will benefit from instruction from a PGA and Golf Digest award-winning instructor.
We have camps for all age groups and abilities, and our best-in-class PGA instruction ensures your child learns from the best.
Half Day Camps are designed to inspire new golfers and further the development of those playing at an intermediate level. Participants are segmented into smaller groups based on their experience and age in order to create a favorable learning environment. For three hours each day, campers learn and hone their skills with a strong emphasis placed on golf’s fundamentals while having fun!
To be the best, you must learn from the best. That’s why every junior golf camp instructor has been trained and tested in all aspects of the game by the PGA of America. Our promise–is to support, encourage, and respect each and every one of our campers and authentically inspire them to reach their full potential, both on and off the golf course.
An award winning coach, Carol Rhoades, with Cog Hill Golf & Country Club and The First Tee, grew up in Pennsylvania and was encouraged by her father to begin playing golf. Rhoades attended Longwood College in Virginia and on the golf team. She earned her Master’s in Athletic Administration from Slippery Rock University. Carol began her professional career at Gainesville Golf and Country Club in Florida and then came to Chicago and Olympia Fields Country Club. Rhodes also served as the Head Women’s Golf Coach at the College of William and Mary and recently retired from leading the University of Illinois Chicago from concept to contender.
Carol’s philosophy of teaching and coaching is rooted in the Laws of Physics. This provides the flexibility of every player to develop their own individual aptitude within the world of athletics while increasing their enjoyment of the game. Nationally, she has been recognized as the LPGA Professional of the Year, Golf Digest’s Top 50 Women Instructors and Top 10 Teachers in the State. She has won the Bill Strausbaugh and Horton Smith Awards for contributions to education while winning the Professional of the Year in 2017. Carol is the site coordinator and Lead Coach for The First Tee at Cog Hill while leading pilot programs for youth across the country.
Trey is a Class A PGA Golf Professional with 30 years of teaching experience. He has been an instructor at White Pines Golf Dome since it opened. Additionally, he enters his third season at Cog Hill Golf & Country Club after having spent 25 years as the Head Golf Professional of Oak Brook Golf Club and 4 years as an Associate Golf Professional at Butler National Golf Club. Trey has taught golfers of all abilities and ages in many settings including individual lessons, group lessons, clinics, golf schools, and team coaching. Trey’s coaching has helped a wide variety of students; from those holding a club for the first time to preparing for a national championship. Trey looks forward to working with your camper to develop their game, fix their faults and share in their successes.
Trey has actively supported the growth of golf and spreading the values the game develops by serving many local organizations. Most notably he has served as Vice President of The First Tee of Greater Chicago (2007 – 2012), President of the Illinois PGA Section (2008 – 2010) and President of the Illinois PGA Foundation (2010 – 2015). He also served at the national level on the PGA Board of Control (2014 – 2017).
Please Note: Camp price does not include an annual, one-time, non-refundable registration fee.
As the golf enthusiasts who run and operate the PGA Junior Golf Camps, our mission is to share our passion for the great game of golf with youths across the country. Our promise--is to support, encourage, and respect each and every one of our campers and authentically inspire them to reach their full potential, both on and off the golf course.
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