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Month: August 2015

Preparing elite tournament golfers with Dr. David Cook

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Please register for Preparing elite tournament golfers – Dr. David Cook on September 3rd, 2015 8:00 PM CDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3151852704512371713

Join us for a five part series with Dr. David Cook. Dr. David will talk about what it takes to play your best when your best is needed.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Preparing elite tournament golfers with Dr. David Cook

Join us for FREE!!

Please register for Preparing elite tournament golfers – Dr. David Cook on September 3rd, 2015 8:00 PM CDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3151852704512371713

Join us for a five part series with Dr. David Cook. Dr. David will talk about what it takes to play your best when your best is needed.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Junior Golf BIG 5 opportunity!!

College Golf Camps continues their quest to provide exceptional junior golf camps.

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to play for college golf?

Have you ever wanted to be apart of a major college golf experience?

This is our coolest camp to date. At the BIG 5 camp they will embrace the spirit of “college golf” while learning important aspects of practicing, match play and strategies within golf. Each camper will learn, compete and apply the valuable lessons learned from our college golf coaches.

“Our BIG 5 camp will be a total immersion into college golf. Can you imagine your son or daughter being apart of a team of junior golfers while being coached by one of these coaches? This opportunity is beyond cool. We continue to grow our brand by thinking outside the box to provide exceptional value to junior golfers and parents.” says Nick Rook, President, College Golf Camps of America, LLC “We look forward to hosting a premier junior golf camp at Pine Needles Golf Resort in Pinehurst, North
Carolina.”

This is not your traditional junior golf camp. CGC BIG 5 camp will include 10 men’s coaches and 10 women’s coaches from the SEC, ACC, PAC 12, BIG 10 and BIG 12
conferences. Junior golfers will be assigned to a team of 5 campers. Each team will be coached by one of the college golf coaches. After teams are assigned, the campers will have team meetings, team practice sessions, team meals, etc. The camp is open to any junior golfer limited to 50 campers, ages 12-18 years of age.

Learn more about CGC BIG 5 Camp

Our host facility will be the famed Pine Needles Golf Resort in Pinehurst, North Carolina. The BIG 5 camp will be November 22-24, 2015.

Junior Golf BIG 5 opportunity!!

College Golf Camps continues their quest to provide exceptional junior golf camps.

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to play for college golf?

Have you ever wanted to be apart of a major college golf experience?

This is our coolest camp to date. At the BIG 5 camp they will embrace the spirit of “college golf” while learning important aspects of practicing, match play and strategies within golf. Each camper will learn, compete and apply the valuable lessons learned from our college golf coaches.

“Our BIG 5 camp will be a total immersion into college golf. Can you imagine your son or daughter being apart of a team of junior golfers while being coached by one of these coaches? This opportunity is beyond cool. We continue to grow our brand by thinking outside the box to provide exceptional value to junior golfers and parents.” says Nick Rook, President, College Golf Camps of America, LLC “We look forward to hosting a premier junior golf camp at Pine Needles Golf Resort in Pinehurst, North
Carolina.”

This is not your traditional junior golf camp. CGC BIG 5 camp will include 10 men’s coaches and 10 women’s coaches from the SEC, ACC, PAC 12, BIG 10 and BIG 12
conferences. Junior golfers will be assigned to a team of 5 campers. Each team will be coached by one of the college golf coaches. After teams are assigned, the campers will have team meetings, team practice sessions, team meals, etc. The camp is open to any junior golfer limited to 50 campers, ages 12-18 years of age.

Learn more about CGC BIG 5 Camp

Our host facility will be the famed Pine Needles Golf Resort in Pinehurst, North Carolina. The BIG 5 camp will be November 22-24, 2015.

Junior Golf Showcase camp goes back to Las Vegas in 2015

College Golf Camps of America continues our Fall/Winter showcase camps with our 2nd annual Junior Golf Prospects Camp campaign in Las Vegas.

All eyes will be on Las Vegas December 5th-6th, as promising junior golfers get ready to tee off at College Golf Camp of America’s Junior Golf Prospects Camp. This unique experience gives young golfers the opportunity to learn from multiple college coaches, including Baylor’s Jay Goble, South Florida’s Steve Bradley, many more.

“College Golf Camps is a wonderful opportunity for junior golfers who have dreams of playing college golf. It’s a total immersion into what college golf is all about. These types of camps were not around when I was a junior golfer, if they were, I would have surely attended.” – Rebecca Butler, former LSU golfer and CGC coordinator.

New for 2015, we have added Dr. David Cook. Dr. Cook will present on the “raising your elite athlete” and “psychology of tournament golf”. In addition, the campers will receive a complimentary copy of his books and movie “Seven days in Utopia” and “Psychology of Tournament Golf”.

Learn more about College Golf Camps – Las Vegas

Our mission: provide junior golfers with a best in class environment to learn, compete, showcase and interact with current college golf coaches

Each junior golfer will learn from college golf coaches about what it takes to play college golf and how to get his/her game ready for the next level.

Each junior golfer will compete in front of college golf coaches in a ranked 36-hole tournament to showcase your skill-set.

Each junior golfer will receive no less than 3 written evaluations from our college golf coaches.

Each junior golfer will interact with no less than 18 college golf coaches on the golf course, over lunch and during our educational seminars

The junior golf showcase camps, which take place over the course of 2 or 3 days, allow young golfers to learn, compete, showcase in a 36 hole tournament and, most importantly, interact with College Golf coaches.

“Each camp provides competitive junior golfers with education on how to get to the next level,” said Butler.

Boys and girls, ages 12-18, come from all over the world to have the chance to work with the college coaches who are there to evaluate and help develop junior players’ skills. With over 25 hours of interaction with these coaches, College Golf Camp of America is a program that is one-of-a-kind.

CGC – Las Vegas is December 5th – 6th at the Jack Nicklaus designed Reflection Bay Golf Resort.

Junior Golf Showcase camp goes back to Las Vegas in 2015

College Golf Camps of America continues our Fall/Winter showcase camps with our 2nd annual Junior Golf Prospects Camp campaign in Las Vegas.

All eyes will be on Las Vegas December 5th-6th, as promising junior golfers get ready to tee off at College Golf Camp of America’s Junior Golf Prospects Camp. This unique experience gives young golfers the opportunity to learn from multiple college coaches, including Baylor’s Jay Goble, South Florida’s Steve Bradley, many more.

“College Golf Camps is a wonderful opportunity for junior golfers who have dreams of playing college golf. It’s a total immersion into what college golf is all about. These types of camps were not around when I was a junior golfer, if they were, I would have surely attended.” – Rebecca Butler, former LSU golfer and CGC coordinator.

New for 2015, we have added Dr. David Cook. Dr. Cook will present on the “raising your elite athlete” and “psychology of tournament golf”. In addition, the campers will receive a complimentary copy of his books and movie “Seven days in Utopia” and “Psychology of Tournament Golf”.

Learn more about College Golf Camps – Las Vegas

Our mission: provide junior golfers with a best in class environment to learn, compete, showcase and interact with current college golf coaches

Each junior golfer will learn from college golf coaches about what it takes to play college golf and how to get his/her game ready for the next level.

Each junior golfer will compete in front of college golf coaches in a ranked 36-hole tournament to showcase your skill-set.

Each junior golfer will receive no less than 3 written evaluations from our college golf coaches.

Each junior golfer will interact with no less than 18 college golf coaches on the golf course, over lunch and during our educational seminars

The junior golf showcase camps, which take place over the course of 2 or 3 days, allow young golfers to learn, compete, showcase in a 36 hole tournament and, most importantly, interact with College Golf coaches.

“Each camp provides competitive junior golfers with education on how to get to the next level,” said Butler.

Boys and girls, ages 12-18, come from all over the world to have the chance to work with the college coaches who are there to evaluate and help develop junior players’ skills. With over 25 hours of interaction with these coaches, College Golf Camp of America is a program that is one-of-a-kind.

CGC – Las Vegas is December 5th – 6th at the Jack Nicklaus designed Reflection Bay Golf Resort.

Former LSU Tiger, Rebecca Kuhn joins team College Golf Camps

August 20, 2015

Rebecca Butler(formerly Kuhn) joins team College Golf Camps as Director of Operations, President Nick Rook announced Monday.

“I am thrilled to announce I’ve joined the College Golf Camps Team. This unique opportunity for potential student athletes to work directly with college coaches to be evaluated, instructed, and gain information is invaluable. College Golf Camps has managed to create an experience never seen in the Junior Golf arena. Campers and their families are provided a high quality experience and I am looking forward to not only being part of the journey, but also bringing my first hand knowledge to the College Golf Camps.” – Rebecca Butler

Rebecca is originally from Miami,Florida and earned a degree in Public Relations with a Minor in Business from Louisiana State University, where she attended on a full golf scholarship.

While playing for the Tigers, she registered seven top-10 finishes. She ended her career with a 75.80 stroke average; good for 11th all-time in the LSU record books.

Previous to joining College Golf Camps, she served as the Director of the Jim McLean Junior Academy, Assistant Coach at the University of Kentucky, and Assistant
Coach at Coastal Carolina University.

“We are beyond excited to have Rebecca join our College Golf Camps family.” Nick Rook, College Golf Camps, President said “She knows what it takes to be successful and truly cares about kids. You can see her passion to succeed. There is no doubt that she will make us better, her experiences will be paramount furthering the College Golf Camps vision.”

Rebecca is married to Kyle Butler who works for Trackman

Former LSU Tiger, Rebecca Kuhn joins team College Golf Camps

August 20, 2015

Rebecca Butler(formerly Kuhn) joins team College Golf Camps as Director of Operations, President Nick Rook announced Monday.

“I am thrilled to announce I’ve joined the College Golf Camps Team. This unique opportunity for potential student athletes to work directly with college coaches to be evaluated, instructed, and gain information is invaluable. College Golf Camps has managed to create an experience never seen in the Junior Golf arena. Campers and their families are provided a high quality experience and I am looking forward to not only being part of the journey, but also bringing my first hand knowledge to the College Golf Camps.” – Rebecca Butler

Rebecca is originally from Miami,Florida and earned a degree in Public Relations with a Minor in Business from Louisiana State University, where she attended on a full golf scholarship.

While playing for the Tigers, she registered seven top-10 finishes. She ended her career with a 75.80 stroke average; good for 11th all-time in the LSU record books.

Previous to joining College Golf Camps, she served as the Director of the Jim McLean Junior Academy, Assistant Coach at the University of Kentucky, and Assistant
Coach at Coastal Carolina University.

“We are beyond excited to have Rebecca join our College Golf Camps family.” Nick Rook, College Golf Camps, President said “She knows what it takes to be successful and truly cares about kids. You can see her passion to succeed. There is no doubt that she will make us better, her experiences will be paramount furthering the College Golf Camps vision.”

Rebecca is married to Kyle Butler who works for Trackman

College Golf Camps – College Coach Reviews

College Coaches Review College Golf Camps

At College Golf Camps, we provide any junior golfer considering playing collegiate golf and possibly beyond the chance to learn from college golf coaches with the goal of improving as a golfer. We work in conjunction with some of the best college golf coaches out there and give our campers the opportunity to work with experienced golf coaches and to showcase their skills.

Our camps give junior golfers an one-of-a-kind interaction with top college golf coaches who instruct, evaluate and interact with junior golfers from all over the world. CGC camps and events are a safe, reliable and highly-organized environment to help junior golfers develop into the players they want to become. And the coaches that work with us love the experience we provide our campers.

“I am excited to be a part of the staff at College Golf Camps. As coaches, it is always fun to work with young people who want to improve and develop. It is also a great opportunity for golfers who aspire to play collegiate golf to learn from coaches who understand what it takes to be successful in college.” – JT Higgins, Texas A&M University, Head Golf Coach

“CGC is a unique opportunity for young players to interact with college coaches. This is an opportunity that does not happen in the sport of golf. There is no other camp where a golfer can be seen by 20 different major college coaches. Not only are the coaches accessible to the players for questions, but they are also there to help improve your golf game. I certainly wish this was around when I was growing up!”- Amy Bond, Florida State, Head Coach

Check out what other coaches had to say here.

Our camps provide the important college golf experience for any aspiring junior golfer seeking to display his/her skills in front of collegiate coaches. Our campers learn and gain collegiate golf experience, they have a blast doing it! Want to hear more about what our coaches have to say about College Golf Camps? Check out the videos below:

College Golf Camps – College Coach Reviews

College Coaches Review College Golf Camps

At College Golf Camps, we provide any junior golfer considering playing collegiate golf and possibly beyond the chance to learn from college golf coaches with the goal of improving as a golfer. We work in conjunction with some of the best college golf coaches out there and give our campers the opportunity to work with experienced golf coaches and to showcase their skills.

Our camps give junior golfers an one-of-a-kind interaction with top college golf coaches who instruct, evaluate and interact with junior golfers from all over the world. CGC camps and events are a safe, reliable and highly-organized environment to help junior golfers develop into the players they want to become. And the coaches that work with us love the experience we provide our campers.

“I am excited to be a part of the staff at College Golf Camps. As coaches, it is always fun to work with young people who want to improve and develop. It is also a great opportunity for golfers who aspire to play collegiate golf to learn from coaches who understand what it takes to be successful in college.” – JT Higgins, Texas A&M University, Head Golf Coach

“CGC is a unique opportunity for young players to interact with college coaches. This is an opportunity that does not happen in the sport of golf. There is no other camp where a golfer can be seen by 20 different major college coaches. Not only are the coaches accessible to the players for questions, but they are also there to help improve your golf game. I certainly wish this was around when I was growing up!”- Amy Bond, Florida State, Head Coach

Check out what other coaches had to say here.

Our camps provide the important college golf experience for any aspiring junior golfer seeking to display his/her skills in front of collegiate coaches. Our campers learn and gain collegiate golf experience, they have a blast doing it! Want to hear more about what our coaches have to say about College Golf Camps? Check out the videos below:

Dr. David Cook, Mental Game Expert joins College Golf Camps

Dr. David Cook joins the College Golf Camps team as official sports psychologist!!

Dr. Cook will be attending select College Golf Camps for the remainder of 2015 and into the 2016 season. He will be delivering two 1 hour sessions on the psychology of tournament golf and practice to learn. Each camper will receive a free copy of his latest book “The Psychology of Tournament Golf: Playing Your Best When it Means the Most” and “Seven days in Utopia”. In addition, campers will receive a free copy of the movie “Seven day in Utopia” starring Robert Duvall. Dr. Cook studied directly under Dr. Bob Rotella.

“Having Dr. Cook involved in our junior golf camps is a big time blessing. The knowledge he will deliver to the campers, parents and coaches will be invaluable. Dr. Cook is one more layer of exceptional value for our campers and parents.” – Nick Rook, President, College Golf Camps of America, LLC

“College athletics is a noble and high pursuit. Any young person wanting to play college golf would benefit greatly from College Golf Camps of America. In my opinion there is nothing that would prepare an aspiring young competitor for the collegiate experience more than this incredible opportunity.” – Dr. David Cook

David Cook is a speaker, consultant, coach, author, and film-maker in the field of Sport and Performance Psychology. He served as “Mental Training Coach” for the San Antonio Spurs from 1996 – 2004 that included two World Championships. Golf Digest (2013) named him one of the “Top 10 Mental Game Experts” in the world of golf. He is currently coaching several of the Tour’s top players. As past president of the National Sport Psychology Academy he is known as a leading authority in the science of Peak Performance. He has coached performers from the PGA (over 100 players), NBA (two NBA MVP’s, David Robinson and Tim Duncan), NFL, MLB, Olympics, and collegiate national championship ranks. His business clients have included The PGA of America, Exxon Mobil, Sprint, HP/Compaq, USAA, Heinz, American Express, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Texas Instruments, Bayer, Interstate Battery, StorageTek, Pitney Bowes, US Filter, State Farm Insurance, Robert Half International, Key Bank, Conoco/Phillips, and many others. In 2006 he released his first performance novel, Golf’s Sacred Journey: Seven Days at the Links of Utopia that was featured in the USA Today Life Section in the fall of 2009. This book was made into a movie, Seven Days in Utopia, summer of 2010 with academy award winners Robert Duvall and Melissa Leo and was released in theaters across the country September of 2011. This movie was built around the performance principles he speaks about in his keynotes. He served as Executive Producer on this project and President and Chairman of the Board of Utopia Films the Production Company. The book sequel, Johnny’s U.S. Open: Golf’s Sacred Journey 2, was released fall of 2013.

His latest book, The Psychology of Tournament Golf: Playing Your Best When it Means the Most was released Christmas 2014 Dr. Cook’s consulting firm bridges the gap between the sports and business arenas. He is the former Director of Applied Sport and Performance Psychology at the University of Kansas (1984 – 1996) where his peers elected him President of the National Sport Psychology Academy in 1992. During his twelve-year tenure at K.U. he counseled over 2500 athletes and coaches and directed the graduate program in Applied Sport Psychology.

He also directed the Mindset Academy at the Westin La Cantera Resort, a nationally recognized mental training academy for aspiring competitive golfers from 2001 – 2006. David’s articles have been featured in Golf Magazine, Golf Illustrated, and Golf Tips. In 1988 David represented the United States at the International Olympic Academy in Olympia, Greece. David received his undergraduate degree from Baylor University in 1980.

He completed his Ph.D. in Applied Sport and Performance Psychology from the University of Virginia in 1984. He is married to Karen and has two daughters. They live in the Hill Country of Texas.

Dr. David Cook, Mental Game Expert joins College Golf Camps

Dr. David Cook joins the College Golf Camps team as official sports psychologist!!

Dr. Cook will be attending select College Golf Camps for the remainder of 2015 and into the 2016 season. He will be delivering two 1 hour sessions on the psychology of tournament golf and practice to learn. Each camper will receive a free copy of his latest book “The Psychology of Tournament Golf: Playing Your Best When it Means the Most” and “Seven days in Utopia”. In addition, campers will receive a free copy of the movie “Seven day in Utopia” starring Robert Duvall. Dr. Cook studied directly under Dr. Bob Rotella.

“Having Dr. Cook involved in our junior golf camps is a big time blessing. The knowledge he will deliver to the campers, parents and coaches will be invaluable. Dr. Cook is one more layer of exceptional value for our campers and parents.” – Nick Rook, President, College Golf Camps of America, LLC

“College athletics is a noble and high pursuit. Any young person wanting to play college golf would benefit greatly from College Golf Camps of America. In my opinion there is nothing that would prepare an aspiring young competitor for the collegiate experience more than this incredible opportunity.” – Dr. David Cook

David Cook is a speaker, consultant, coach, author, and film-maker in the field of Sport and Performance Psychology. He served as “Mental Training Coach” for the San Antonio Spurs from 1996 – 2004 that included two World Championships. Golf Digest (2013) named him one of the “Top 10 Mental Game Experts” in the world of golf. He is currently coaching several of the Tour’s top players. As past president of the National Sport Psychology Academy he is known as a leading authority in the science of Peak Performance. He has coached performers from the PGA (over 100 players), NBA (two NBA MVP’s, David Robinson and Tim Duncan), NFL, MLB, Olympics, and collegiate national championship ranks. His business clients have included The PGA of America, Exxon Mobil, Sprint, HP/Compaq, USAA, Heinz, American Express, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Texas Instruments, Bayer, Interstate Battery, StorageTek, Pitney Bowes, US Filter, State Farm Insurance, Robert Half International, Key Bank, Conoco/Phillips, and many others. In 2006 he released his first performance novel, Golf’s Sacred Journey: Seven Days at the Links of Utopia that was featured in the USA Today Life Section in the fall of 2009. This book was made into a movie, Seven Days in Utopia, summer of 2010 with academy award winners Robert Duvall and Melissa Leo and was released in theaters across the country September of 2011. This movie was built around the performance principles he speaks about in his keynotes. He served as Executive Producer on this project and President and Chairman of the Board of Utopia Films the Production Company. The book sequel, Johnny’s U.S. Open: Golf’s Sacred Journey 2, was released fall of 2013.

His latest book, The Psychology of Tournament Golf: Playing Your Best When it Means the Most was released Christmas 2014 Dr. Cook’s consulting firm bridges the gap between the sports and business arenas. He is the former Director of Applied Sport and Performance Psychology at the University of Kansas (1984 – 1996) where his peers elected him President of the National Sport Psychology Academy in 1992. During his twelve-year tenure at K.U. he counseled over 2500 athletes and coaches and directed the graduate program in Applied Sport Psychology.

He also directed the Mindset Academy at the Westin La Cantera Resort, a nationally recognized mental training academy for aspiring competitive golfers from 2001 – 2006. David’s articles have been featured in Golf Magazine, Golf Illustrated, and Golf Tips. In 1988 David represented the United States at the International Olympic Academy in Olympia, Greece. David received his undergraduate degree from Baylor University in 1980.

He completed his Ph.D. in Applied Sport and Performance Psychology from the University of Virginia in 1984. He is married to Karen and has two daughters. They live in the Hill Country of Texas.

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