Category: Golf Instruction

New Ivy League Camp opportunity

Ivy League Coaches Attending:

Will Green, Head Golf Coach – Princeton University

Rich Parker, Head Golf Coach – Dartmouth College

Mike Hughes, Head Golf Coach – Brown University

 General Info

Train with the Princeton University, Dartmouth College and Brown University head coaches on Sunday, March 4th, 2018 at the Leadbetter Golf Academy – Champions Gate in Orlando, Florida.  This college golf exposure camp will help elevate your game to the next level by spending a day with head coaches, Will Green, Rich Parker and Mike Hughes.

This camp is limited to the first 15 boy junior golfers.

This Junior Golf Exposure Camp is for any junior golfer whose goal is to take their game to the next level.  The camp is open to the first 15 boys sign up. The one-day junior golf exposure camp curriculum is designed to offer skill assessment and intense training for the competitive junior golfer.

This unique one day experience will include all facets of the game; full swing, short game, putting, course management, sports psychology, nutrition, physical fitness, NCAA workshop, etc.  You will play 18 holes of competition with Coach Green, Coach Parker and Coach Hughes as they guide you through your round.

Parents are encouraged to participate in the development workshops with exception of the 18 hole competition.

This Junior Golf Exposure Camp will keep a 5 to 1 camper to coach ratio in order to provide for a safe and highest-quality instructional experience.  Camp is open to any/all entrants limited only by number, age, grade level or gender.

The fee includes instruction, range balls, green fees and written evaluations.  Campers and parents will be responsible for arranging their own travel and hotel reservations.

Camp Highlights

  • Junior Golf Exposure Workshop
  • Simulated College Golf Practice
  • Full Swing Instruction
  • Putting Skills & Green Reading
  • Rules
  • Course Management
  • 18 Hole Competition
  • Written Evaluation from 3 NCAA Division 1 coaches


Connect to College Golf in 2018

5 Questions and Answers about College Golf Camps of America.

1. Are all these colleges going to be there? I mean really?
Yes, REALLY, the NCAA guidelines allow for coaches to work camps. So, over the past 5 years, we have contracted over 200 major college coaches within the NCAA guidelines…no different than coaches running their own camps, CGC is the buffet of College Golf Coaches at one camp….make sense?

2. Why do you only have BIG D-1 schools when I will probably play at a lower level?

This is a simple but unique answer. No one realizes the networking that goes on behind college coaching unless your a coach. For example, we have been told that if we have 18 major college coaches in attendance, you might as well have 50 lower level coaches in their pockets. Here is why….the coach at a “big-time” college may see a camper who can’t play for them, but could play for a “friend of his/her” at a smaller college…hence the vast network of coaching and the coaching fraternity. Now, we are not saying we will have 50 coaches in attendance, but we are trying to explain the relationships within college coaching and how they help each other out……

3. How will the coaches see me play?
Great question, coaches in attendance will be roaming the camp all day, from the range to the golf course. We will assign each coach a cart and 3-4 holes to per day. Those coaches will watch players come through their assigned holes each day. They will be assigned 3-4 holes on the first day and then 3-4 different holes the next. Having 18 coaches in attendance, every hole will have an overlap of coaches…..hence forcing them to watch campers come through so they can coach, evaluate, instruct, etc…..pretty cool huh?

4. Do my parents need to attend?
Absolutely, it is the opinion of the CGC that the parents could get as much or more information from the camp as their son or daughter. Parents can do everything but play. They can rent a cart and follow their son/daughter. They need to attend the clinics. The clinics are full of big-time information from college coaches. These clinics are geared to educate the campers and the parents!!

5. Am I good enough? Is my handicap too high?
This is a great question, but you and your parents are the only ones to answer it. We are open to all players of all skill-sets. This camp is geared for players who want to play college golf, period. Who are we to label a player and say they good enough? Don’t ever allow someone to label you. We believe in the process to gain results. Ultimately we can only control our attitude and our effort!! So don’t allow anyone to label who you are or who you will become!!

USC – Chris Zambri – Junior Golf Exposure Camp

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Los Robles Greens 299 South Moorpark Rd Thousand Oaks California 91321
Los Angeles, California

Featured Camp Events:
Junior golfers seeking to take their game to the next level.
College Golf Camps Junior Golf Exposure Camp curriculum is designed to offer skill assessments as well targeted instruction for competitive junior golfers.

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USC–College Golf Camps-Chris Zambri–Junior Golf Exposure Camp

USC – Chris Zambri – Junior Golf Exposure Camp


Junior Golfers – Learn, Compete, Interact, Showcase and Gain Exposure to

College Golf Camps 2018

College Golf Camps for High Schoolers and Youth Golf Programs

Winter, Spring and Summer

College Golf Exposure Camps

Advanced junior golf camps topics include:

instruction, range balls, green fees and written evaluations.

Camp Highlights

  • Junior Golf Workshops
  • College Golf Practice
  • Full Swing
  • Putting Skills
  • Green Reading
  • Rules
  • Course Management
  • 18 Hole Competition

 Written Evaluations from College Golf Coaches

USC – Chris Zambri – Junior Golf Exposure Camp

 College Golf Camps –  Golf Resorts and Courses:

Los Robles Greens 299 South Moorpark Rd Thousand Oaks California 91321

Los Angeles, California

 Located in the rolling foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains in Thousand Oaks approximately forty miles from Los Angeles, California

Los Robles Greens Golf Course is

Rated 4 1/2 Stars by Golf Digest.

Design by golf course architect William F. Bell in the old style, with terrain completely natural.

Includes eight-acre golf practice facility

USC – Chris Zambri – Junior Golf Exposure Camp

Chris Zambri, Head Coach

Former USC All-Pac-10 performer and longtime Nationwide Tour veteran,

in his 12th year as USC’s men’s golf head coach, establishing himself as one of the top coaches in the nation with three consecutive NCAA Championships quarterfinal match-play appearances – including one final and one semifinal berth — among 11 straight trips to the NCAA Championships final week.

Zambri’s teams have won 27 events (as of the end of the 2016-17 season), including conference titles in 2007 and 2011 and NCAA Regionals in 2008, 2012 and 2017. His 2015 team was a program-best NCAA Championships runner-up, followed up by an NCAA semifinal finish in 2016 and a quarterfinal appearance in 2017. His 2008 team came within three strokes of first place at the NCAAs. Trojan golfers have also won 23 individual crowns under Zambri (as of the end of the 2016-17 season).

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Improve your tempo with Tempo in Motion similar to Jordan Spieth

How can you improve your swing tempo?  What are you currently doing now to improve the rhythm of your golf swing?

Rhythm is the heart of every sport!  Train your rhythm and personalize your ideal tempo to perform your best.

Tempo in Motion is the first in-depth system to mastering your rhythm for optimal performance.”

Jordan Spieth’s swing coach Cameron McCormick – “Tempo in Motion is the best means to find the sync in your swing. You’ll be amazed at how solid and straight you can start hitting it.”

What is Tempo in Motion?

Tempo in Motion is the best Rhythm and Tempo System for Sports Training. We combine scientifically engineered music and tools designed to determine and perfect your tempo and rhythm. Our company has developed software and a unique system with the feedback and support of many sports professionals.  Tempo in Motion also provides the only streaming radio for tempo and rhythm training.

Payne Stewart’s Rhythm and Tempo by Pat O’Brien “The overall goal when you putt or play golf is to have a flow or rhythm about you. That’s why I love Tempo in Motion!”

– Pat O’Brien Short Game Coach to 2007 Masters Champion Zach Johnson

Find, analyze, and perfect your individual tempo and rhythm with our proven system that uses auditory click patterns and music tracks to sync your movement for any sport.  Coaches and trainers work to strengthen the body and mind.  Tempo in Motion is the glue that ties it all together.

What are some of the benefits of Tempo in Motion?

Here are some benefits that golfers and golf coaches have reported:

  • Improved motion sequence
  • Consistency
  • Good rhythm
  • More power
  • Longer distance
  • Better swing plane
  • Concentration/ focus
  • Less stress
  • More drive
  • Improved accuracy
  • More fun at the range

Future Champions Golf continues to grow with new junior golf directors and Canadian tournaments

Future Champions Golf growth continues.  FCG, a key College Golf Camps partner is planning for new tournaments in Kansas, Canada and now names new tournament directors in Texas, Kansas, Northern California, Southern California, Northern Mexico, Arizona, Nevada and Canada.

Founded by Chris Smeal, PGA in fall 2003, Chris has a passion for junior golf.  FCG and Chris have become the experts in junior golf development and tournament hosts.  FCG’s upcoming tournament now has over 500 junior golfers registered.

Carlos Brown named tournament director in Texas

Carlos is set to host the Inaugural FCG CBGA Texas Invitational in early summer 2018 in Dallas, TX. The event will be a qualifier for the FCG Callaway World Championship now annually played at the Westin Mission Hills.  Stay tuned for more information about this special event and check out our other FCG Texas Tournaments here!

Carlos has been involved with Future Champions Golf for many years now including bringing a team to San Diego for the Callaway Junior Cup event featuring Chris Smeal Golf Academy verses the Carlos Brown Academy.  Carlos sends his players to several of the annual FCG Tournaments.

Carlos is a proud member of the Callaway Elite Staff Team

TJ Atley named tournament director in Canada. 

Future Champions Golf Tour to host a special event in Vancouver, Canada.  June 26-27-28 – first two days Hazelmere GC (1 pm start) and the final day Swan –E-Set Bay Resort

FCG NorCal Tournament Director – Greg Dumlao


Greg has hosted FCG events in Northern CA annually for 4 years and will be bringing more events to different areas over the next several years.  These events will expand our National Tour, create more opportunities for players to qualify for the prestigious FCG Callaway World Championship, and much more.

Vincent Martinico – FCG Tournament Director for Arizona and Nevada Events

Vincent has been with the Future Champions Golf staff for over a year and has excelled in becoming a Tournament Director.  Vincent will oversee development of key events in Nevada and Arizona as well as the San Diego Kids and One Day Series Events.  Meet Vincent next week at the FCG Arizona Championship being played at Ocotillo Golf Course!

Vincent will work alongside FCG Director of Operations, Antrone Williams.

Maranie Jaslowski – FCG Tournament Director for Southern California and Northern Mexico (Tijuana)

Maranie has been a driving force behind the Tournament Program for Future Champions Golf for years and now will be responsible for overseeing all Southern California events throughout all the levels of the program. She will work directly with Antrone Williams, Director of Operations on all facets of the tour.

FCG will be hosting an event in Tijuana, MX in 2018 with the support of the Tijuana CC and host Ricardo Montemayor.

Josh Nahm to host FCG Kansas State Championship in 2018

Josh is set to host the inaugural FCG Kansas State Championship in Spring 2018 with the top finishers earning a spot in the 2018 FCG Callaway World Championship!


FCG’s tournament headquarters and golf academy are located at Stadium Golf Center in San Diego, CA.



Spend 5 minutes a day to create more lag, more release thus more distance for junior golfers

Here is one of our favorite golfers of all time, Stan Utley.  Mr. Utley and his son attended one of our junior golf exposure camps in Dallas.  We talked about many many aspects of junior golf.  One topic of discussion was “how do we get junior golfers to release the golf club?”.  Further discussion brought us to the Orange Whip.  Mr. Utley firmly believes the Orange Whip naturally creates lag in the golf swing.  Thus creating a release of the golf club.  Listen to this great video with Mr. Utley.

“I use the Orange Whip to make sure my swing is how I want it” – William McGirt, PGA Tour Winner

Designed exclusively for juniors, the lighter weight and shorter length of the Orange Whip Junior, allows junior golfers to feel if they are maximizing their swing tempo and balance.

Three key components that make up the patented design of the Orange Whip Junior; a weighted orange ball, a counterweight, and a very flexible shaft.

The orange ball replaces the clubhead and allows you to focus on swinging naturally without worrying about the position of the club face. It’s weighted to promote a fluid swinging motion rather than a jerky hitting motion.

The counterweight balances the Orange Whip Compact, stabilizing your swing from the start through the finish. It’s essential in providing critical feedback on whether you are loading and unloading the golf club properly.

Our proprietary shaft naturally promotes the need to swing in rhythm creating synchronization between your arms, upper body, and lower body. The result is a perfect tempo and balanced swing creating more consistent and powerful shot-making on the course.

Feedback from the Orange Whip Mid-Size is instant and any wobble in the swing indicates a need to improve tempo and balance. Swinging it, you will naturally find the tour like motion needed to be a better golfer.

Benefits of Using the Orange Whip

One of the best and often overlooked features of the Orange Whip is the ability to use it indoors without compromising its unparalleled performance. It only requires a minimal amount of space and 5-10 minutes of training time per day. No golf swing trainer is more time efficient and effective. You can work with an Orange Whip year-round and never again have to depend on weather conditions or daylight when you want to improve your golf swing and fitness. It’s the ideal tool for those living in challenging winter environments and busy individuals with little time to practice.

The Foundation Drills are the core group of training exercises designed to maximize the effect of the Orange Whip. These can be performed in a single daily workout. To increase benefits to fitness and flexibility, 2 or more sets per day are recommended. In general, only 5 to 10 min every day is required to notice some results. This minimal time requirement makes it easy for almost anyone to incorporate these drills into their schedule.

When used regularly, the golfer will quickly see noticeable improvements in their golf swing such as, increased flexibility and strength, enhanced coordination, and a perfectly balanced tempo.

The weight on each end of the flexible shaft provides a low-impact stretch while swinging.

The Orange Whip provides a core muscle workout when used during repetitive motion drills. The wrists and forearms receive a workout doing various drills and during the hinging action while swinging.

The Orange Whip synchronizes the arms and body while swinging it repetitively. If this motion is out of sync, the user will lose their balance and/or feel awkward.

As the arms and body work together, a natural rhythm takes over the swing. This is how your tempo develops, some may be fast or slow, yet always in balance with an efficient motion.

With an Orange Whip, anyone can make the most out of the winter months and improve without hitting golf balls. If a golfer trains their swing without using a ball, the mind and body will allow the swing to develop naturally. The Orange Whip can eliminate the ‘hit’ instinct from your mind and consistency can be developed.

In addition, once a person athletically learns how to swing the Orange Whip, I encourage the user to try and feel where the Orange ball would release off the end of the shaft. This is a great mental exercise for those who want to improve the accuracy of their golf shots.

When using the Orange Whip indoors, make sure there is sufficient space to swing freely in all directions. A garage or spaces with vaulted ceilings are ideal. Be sure to eliminate all obstacles and restrictions prior to swinging. Pay special attention to doors and entrance areas. Do not swing the whip near these areas and take the necessary precautions to avoid contact with unsuspecting persons entering a space near the path of the Whip.

Junior Golfers yardage books, Why? DIY yardage

Junior Golfers Yardage

College Golf Coaches are constantly seeking information about junior golfers and yardage books.  Coaches ask themselves often, “is this junior golfer organized? does he/she have a game plan?”  

All competitive golfers are looking for any advantage to maximize their scoring potential during tournament play as long as it’s within the rules of the game.  You can do this yourself.  That’s right, you can create a game plan with a DIY yardage book.  

After several years as a parent of a junior golfer, Michael Carter and his daughter Larissa created a do-it-yourself yardage book company called Go To Caddie. Since it’s inauguration in 2015, Go To Caddie yardage books are being used by professional and junior golfers around the world. In addition, their My Caddie Pro yardage book has been incorporated into top college golf programs throughout the country.

A yardage book is an essential tool that all professional golfers and caddies use when taking notes prior and often during practice rounds before a tournament. In the past, both player and caddie would spend hours familiarizing themselves with the course design. Now with new internet technology, they can design their yardage books from home allowing them to have accurate measurements throughout the course prior to even stepping on the first tee box.  DO IT YOURSELF with Go To Caddie Excellent stocking stuffer for Christmas!!

My Caddie Junior Yardage Book 6 pack

junior golfers yardage

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The My Caddie yardage book is designed for rising junior competitive golfers.

Yardage books can help eliminate costly mistakes and erase any doubt from a player and caddie’s mind by servicing them both with their own accurate information and game plan. This gives a mental edge to a player by having confidence over every shot. These notes can provide accurate yardages for distances from the tee box to hazards and landing areas in and around fairways and on the green.

A properly filled out yardage book also provides detailed sketches and measurements of the greens giving the player knowledge of landing areas where the pin is located. Players can then confidently assess their plan of attack or defense for each approach shot during a round.  DO IT YOURSELF with Go To Caddie 

My Caddie Junior Yardage Book 6 pack

junior golfers yardage

A yardage book is a definitive tool for course management and a critical piece of equipment for the modern game.

Yardage books are one of the best-kept secrets in golf. Juniors and amateurs inspiring to improve their game will be well served to learn how to use one. Whether you’re preparing for a match at your local club or sharpen your skills in preparation for college, learning the correct use of a yardage book will maximize your scoring potential. DO IT YOURSELF with Go To Caddie 

The My Caddie Pro is a do-it-yourself yardage book that can be used on any course. Our book allows the player to:

  • Eliminate costly mistakes and determine a strategy for each hole
  • Document precise measurements for distance from any area on the course
  • Draw detailed sketches of fairways, hazards, and greens
  • Play with confidence knowing whether to hit attack or defend shots to the green
  • Draw slopes and breaks for more accurate putts on the greens
  • Record data in the stat tracker to learn areas of strengths and weaknesses

10 secrets to raise your SAT/ACT score with Prep Expert a Mark Cuban Company

College Golf Camps is focused on offering junior golfers everything they need to play college golf.  One of the most common questions at our camps is “What is a good SAT/ACT score?” or “How many times should I take the SAT/ACT?”.

College Golf Camps is not the expert in the test-taking field, however, we know the expert, Shaan Patel at 

You may have heard of Shaan Patel.  He was originally on the show “Shark Tank”.  Mark Cuban invested and now Shaan is becoming a household name.

Shaan Patel, an associate of College Golf Camps is now offering a 50% discount on the following products.

1. 6-Week Flagship SAT/ACT Prep Course
2. 3-Week Fast Track SAT/ACT Prep Course
3. Self-Paced Video SAT/ACT Prep Course
4. Weekend Review SAT/ACT Prep Course
Please College Golf Camps and ask how to activate the 50% discount.


Athlete’s Mental Edge – how can YOU improve quickly!!

College Golf Camps is on a mission to improve junior golf.  What if you could predict future performance?  What if you could identify areas for improvement?  What if you could measure the “it” factor?

Every junior golfer sends college coaches their resumes filled with relatable data about their golf games.  Swing profile, tournament profile, stats, test scores, videos, etc.  Almost never do you see junior golfers measuring their mental game or their competitiveness.   What if you could provide your swing coach or college coaches your mental framework.  In terms of, how do you best respond to direction?  College Golf Camps research team has found a way to help identify your mental holes and more importantly how to fill them.

How would you respond to the following comments:

“I am more concerned about details and take more time to polish and perfect my skills than most people I know.”

“I am more capable of staying focused on the game in pressure situations than most people I know.”

“Other people in my life have to accept the fact that my education, my sport, or my career comes first.”

“Others would describe me as a person who performs extremely well under pressure.”

“I compete with myself physically.”

You need to take this test.  It will blow your mind.  Your development will soar to new heights.  More importantly, your trajectory for improvement will increase dramatically.

Would you like to take this test?

Dr. Nick Molinaro, a College Golf Camp associate uses this test to improve player performance.


Learn more about TAIS, click here

Athlete’s Mental Edge (AME) Fact Sheet


AME is an innovative Web-based program designed to provide athletes with detailed mental toughness assessment and training strategies to help them perform better in competitive, pressure-filled situations. Critical performance factors include focus, confidence, discipline, and leadership.  AME is based on the internationally respected and widely used TAIS (The Attentional and Interpersonal Style) test, which was developed by Dr. Robert Nideffer in 1976. Every athlete, from the high profile professional to the weekend warrior, can now Perform Under PressureÔ by participating in the program and comparing their results with top athletes in various sports.

WHO can use AME?

Any recreational, amateur or professional athlete interested in performing at their fullest potential.

Coaches at any level interested in getting maximum effort out of their players.

Parents who want to help their sons or daughters to focus on success.

HOW does AME work?

Participants answer an easy-to-understand on-line inventory that measures attentional strengths and weaknesses, decision-making style and interpersonal preference.  Based on TAIS technology, AME provides a direct link between concentration, personality characteristics and performance.  AME provides a detailed diagnosis of the individual athlete and provides vital feedback that teaches users how to better concentrate and focus their minds in pressure-filled sports scenarios.  Aside from on-line instruction, users can take advantage of a team of leading sport psychology professionals that offer personalized face-to-face evaluation and assistance for athletes and teams.

WHERE does AME draw its information from?

Winning Mind has collected over 25 years of TAIS data from comparison groups including Olympians, professional athletes, coaches, high-level amateur athletes, military leaders, business executives and sales managers. AME comparison groups include MLB 1st Round Draft Picks, NBA players, coaches, NCAA football players, elite and amateur golfers, Olympic basketball, hockey, skiing, cycling and volleyball athletes and tennis pros.


Ask questions, seek advice, it’s FREE information for junior golfers, parents, coaches, everyone!!

We have created a community of people through our junior golf camps that we are very proud of.  We have so many visitors asking great questions.  Here, we provide a stage for FREE information, advice and opinions, share joys and 3 putts, don’t mention the word shank.  Most importantly, we want you to  interact with other junior golfers, parents, coaches, instructors, etc.  College Golf Camps Forum 

Who are these regular visitors? Some are junior golfers or parents of junior golfers or coaches or whoever.  Some are experts in a field of study such as mental training, fitness, swing mechanics, etc 

Ask questions, volunteer advice, talk about your experiences … Anything related to golf….kind of like standing on a driving range…..

We ask that you take a minute to read the forum rules and etiquette.

What are the Forum Rules? College Golf Camps Forums 

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Thank you and please read on.

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