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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.
Cantigny Golf offers 27-holes of championship golf and is comprised of the Woodside, Lakeside and Hillside courses. Together the courses create three unique golf experiences. Cantigny golf has been host to the 2007 U.S. Amateur Public Links, the 1998 and 2002 Illinois Amateur Championship and numerous USGA qualifiers. The Cantigny Golf Academy and Cantigny Youth Links round out an entirely unique golf operation where your junior golfer can acquire and grow their passion for this great game. A complete practice facility is available including greens for putting, chipping and sand play as well as full swing areas with climate controlled hitting bays.
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 create the “new junior golfer” up through those playing at an intermediate level. Participants are segmented into smaller groups based on their experience level in order to create the most favorable learning environment possible. For three hours each day, campers learn or hone their skills with a strong emphasis placed on golf’s fundamentals and well as fun!
Full Day Camps provide an excellent opportunity for junior golfers to improve their technical skills as well as develop strong course management skills. Participants are segmented into smaller groups based on their experience level in order to create the most favorable learning environment possible. Lunch is provided for full day campers.
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.
Connie DeMattia, PGA Director of Instruction for Cantigny Golf, has earned therecognition as one of Chicago’s elite golf instructors, competitive players and PGA professionals. Students at every skill level have benefited from his knowledge and experience of communicating the game’s essential components of performance and the pure fundamentals of ball striking. His immersion in competition and professional background has shaped his thinking about what is most important in helping his students to play the game better and enjoy the game more.
Connie currently works with touring professionals Dan Halldorson, Jonathan Novak, and Mike Dobbyn (2007 National Long Drive Champion) as well as players striving to play Division 1 collegiate golf and in national AJGA golf tournaments.
In 2015, Pat achieved a life-long dream of becoming a PGA Class A Teaching Professional, and in 2016, attained PGA Certified Professional status in Teaching & Coaching.
Pat teaches the fundamentals of the golf swing from the player’s perspective, keeping in mind that golf swings are as individual as the golfer. By understanding that golfers learn differently, Pat creates fun and productive learning experiences by identifying and enhancing the golf skill sets present in each player, regardless of ability.
Pat is the lead instructor for the PGA Junior Golf Camps program at the Cantigny Golf Academy. He has helped design and conduct golf clinic programs for young players focusing on providing a safe, positive and fun golf skills-based environment.
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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