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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.
The rich heritage of the grounds of the Jimmie Austin Golf Club at The University of Oklahoma dates back to the early 1940’s, when the land was home to a U.S. Navy recreational facility. In January 1951 the course opened for play. In 1996, thanks to the generous contributions from OU supporters, especially that of namesake Jimmie Austin, an extensive renovation of the course was completed. Bishop Creek, a major artery running through the middle of the golf course, and the South Canadian River have helped form the terrain for hundreds of years. With it’s rolling hills, native grasses and majestic Bur Oaks, Jimmie Austin Golf Club is a peaceful beauty not expected from being on the campus of a major university and in the center of Norman. With five sets of tees, family tees and even some combo tee options, there is an appropriate length so your young golfer will enjoy learning the game of a lifetime.
The course hosted the 2013 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship and NCAA Regional Championships in 2012 (men’s) and 2013 (women’s) and is already scheduled to host more NCAA Regional Championships in 2018, 2019, and 2020.
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!
Full Day Camps provide an opportunity for junior golfers to continue to improve their skills as well as develop better course management expertise. Participants are segmented into smaller groups based on their ability level and age in order to create a favorable learning environment. Following lunch, campers head to the course for supervised play emphasizing course management, shot selection and rules.
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.
Johnny has been a Golf Professional for 25 years and a proud member of the PGA for 20 years. A native of Stroud, OK, Johnny has been playing and working in the golf industry for 40 years. He played collegiately at Central State University, worked as a golf professional at Cushing Country Club, Stroud Municipal Golf Course and at Eagle Crest Golf Course in Muskogee, OK.
In 2004, Johnny and his family moved to the Norman area when he became the Tournament Director at the Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club and is now the club’s Director of Golf.
He has served as Tournament Director for the South Central Section and a rules official for the NCAA Championship, Nike Tour and the Big 8 Conference. Johnny served as Golf Coach at the Special Olympic World Games held in North Carolina and was one of five Golf Professionals from the South Central Section to qualify and compete in the 2009 National Senior Club Professionals Championship.
Please Note: Tuition 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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