Elkhorn Ridge Golf Club in Spearfish, SD
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Elkhorn Ridge Golf Club wants to help the future of golf become great!
Nestled on the side of a mountain, Elkhorn Ridge Golf Club is a modern championship 18-hole golf course featuring breathtaking views of the historic Centennial Valley and the Polo Creek Canyon. A fun and inviting atmosphere is the key to offering all levels of players an educational and helpful learning environment. Elkhorn Ridge’s practice facilities are an excellent place for any level of player to work on their skills featuring a double-ended driving range, two putting greens with green side and fairway practice bunkers, and multiple target greens. Golf is a great lifelong sport, and we encourage kids to start learning young!
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Elkhorn Ridge Golf Club
Elkhorn Ridge Golf Club
Elkhorn Ridge Golf Club
Camp Highlights:
  • 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)

As a reminder, campers will be walking the course, so if you have a pushcart, please bring as the course will not have any rentals.

The Instructors
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.

Mike Mendelson,
Mike Mendelson, , PGA - Camp Director
Mike is a native of Colorado and has been in the golf business since 1995. He played Basketball and baseball growing up and started playing golf as a sophomore in High School. Mike was "bit by the golf bug." He was attracted to the social aspects of the game as well. No one else in his family played which allowed him to meet new people. As a shy 16-year old, golf helped him become more outgoing and he made the Varsity golf team as a Junior. Mike started working at Lincoln Park Golf Course then after three years he moved to Bookcliff Country Club where he was introduced to a whole new golf world. He loved the private atmosphere and ...More developed a love for teaching.  After graduating Cum Laude from Mesa State College, Mike pursued a golf career and passed his players ability test in 2001. Michael became the assistant golf professional shortly thereafter and received the Assistant Golf Professional of the year in 2001 for the West Chapter of the Colorado Section. In 2004, became Head Golf Professional at BCC.  Mike acheived his PGA Golf Membership in February of 2008 and became the Director of Golf for the City of Grand Junction, Colorado.  This job helped him to develop a passion for golfer development on a larger scale.  Mike was recognized in 2011 as the Colorado Section PGA West Chapter Junior Golf Leader of the Year and in 2013 as the Colorado Section PGA West Chapter Golf Professional of the Year.  In 2018 Mike and his family moved to the Black Hills of South Dakota where he is currently employed as the Head Golf Professional at Elkhorn Ridge Golf Club.  Mike has a passion for teaching junior golfers and has taught some of the top junior golfers in the state of Colorado and has helped coach many high school and collegiate golfers.  


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Location Details
6845 St. Onge Oil Road
Spearfish, SD 57783
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Evening 5pm to 10pm
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