Cantigny Golf in Wheaton, IL
Cantigny Golf is widely regarded as one of the finest public golf facilities in the Midwest.
The Cantigny Golf Academy and Cantigny Youth Links create a unique golf operation where junior golfers can acquire and grow their passion for the game. Cantigny Golf has a complete practice facility with putting greens, chipping and sand play as well as full swing areas with climate controlled hitting bays. It offers 27-holes of championship golf and includes the Woodside, Lakeside and Hillside courses. Together these courses create three unique golf experiences.
Everything you need to know about camp
- Action-packed camps include hands-on instruction led by certified PGA Professionals.
- Signature PGA camp curriculum focuses on developing golf skills (full swing, short game, rules and etiquette) while keeping the experience fun and engaging (games and activities).
- A fun, safe and educational environment designed with your child's well being in mind.
- Low student to instructor ratio (approximately 6:1)
Half Day Camps are designed to inspire new golfers at the beginning of their journey and further the development of those playing at a beginner to intermediate level. Camps will cover golf fundamentals including posture, grip, putting, chipping, pitching, full swing and simple rules and etiquette. Participants are segmented into smaller groups based on their experience and age to create a favorable and fun learning environment. Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate.
Full Day Camps provide an opportunity for intermediate to advanced junior golfers to continue to improve their technical skills as well as develop an understanding of course management, shot selection, rules and etiquette. Participants are segmented into smaller groups based on their ability level and age to create a favorable learning environment. In the afternoon, campers head to the course for supervised play which allows students to apply techniques they learned on the range to the course. Lunch is included unless otherwise noted. Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced.
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 - Camp Director
Connie DeMattia, PGA Director of Instruction for Cantigny Golf, has earned the recognition 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.
Terry Russell, PGA - Camp Co-Director
Terry has spent over 40 years managing golf operations most recently as Head Professional at River Forest Country Club in Elmhurst and Bryn Mawr Country Club in Lincolnwood. Teaching golf, however, is Terry’s true passion, which is why he joined the Cantigny Golf Academy in 2017. His primary goal is to make golf more enjoyable for his students, which range from low-handicap tournament players to those just starting out. Terry’s ability to simplify the game is effective for all ability levels. In addition to instructing, Terry enjoys competing in senior golf competitions and giving back to the game he loves through his involvement with Revelation Golf and his board service to Illinois Section PGA and PGA of America ...More. He joined the national PGA of America board in 2018. His Awards and Credentials include: Illinois Section PGA Golf Professional of the Year 2002 President of Illinois Section PGA 2007–2008 Qualified and played in two Western Opens (PGA Tour) 1989, 2005 Member of two Illinois Section PGA Radix Cup Teams 1989, 1991 Qualified for and played in two PGA Professional National Championships 1989, 1991 Qualified for and played in five PGA Senior Professional National Championships 2006, 08, 09, 12,14
Camp Dates and Pricing
Please Note: Camp price does not include a non-refundable, annual registration fee.
27W270 Mack Road
Wheaton, IL 60189
Wheaton, IL 60189
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