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Have you ever wondered…
How a college golfer stays sharp at a cold-weather school in the off-season?
What a typical practice day looks like when there is snow on the ground?
What meaningful practice plans look like when using an indoor facility?
Attend 2017 Coach Mueller’s Lions Golf Camp at Saint Andrew’s and find out!
This special one–day camp is designed for the junior golfers interested in playing on the collegiate level and considering cold-weather schools. Campers will experience a day-in-the-life of a college golfer’s typical off-season practice using an indoor facility at the Home of the Lions – The Saint Andrew’s Golf Club in Hastings-on-the-Hudson, NY.
Coach Mueller's INDOOR Lions Golf Camp is unique because it teachers best practices when weather conditions are not ideal; specifically, how to be successful in college golf while using indoor and non-traditional facilities. The program will address these goals by touching on the following four aspects:
Instruction will prepare young men for college golf by improving scoring capabilities: swing analysis, short game management, course management, on-course instruction, practice strategies, and drill recommendations. Golfers will learn how to create efficient practice sessions that simulate pressure situations.
Player Improvement Discussions will cover rules, nutrition, physical fitness, and sports psychology. Discussions will teach players how to deal with stressful moments in tournaments.
College Preparation will address the recruiting process including basic NCAA Rules, written correspondence, important dates, and deadlines for standardized testing. In addition to the "Finding the Right Program" quiz and analysis, we will cover other topics like study skills, time management and stress management.
Competition will help them assess strengths and weaknesses, through participation in an 18-hole golf tournament and short game challenge. Coaches will be interacting with players during the instruction and competition.
Who is Eligible? - The first 12 male golfers who apply between the ages of 13 (must be entering 9th grade in fall 2017) and under 18. Under NCAA rules, senior graduates may attend camp.
Clothing and Equipment - You are required to bring the following: clubs, shoes, balls, golf attire for 2 days, sunscreen and a hat.
Housing, Transportation and Food - You will be responsible for making accomodations and arranging transportation to/from the camp. Lunches listed on the itinerary below are included in the camp entry fee. Water is provided free of charge at the golf course. You should bring on course snacks should you need them. Hotel suggestions are listed below. Hotel suggestions include Hampton Inn, Yonkers and Residence Inn, Yonkers.
Athletic Trainer - a certified athletic trainer, will be on site each day. The trainer will provide basic supplies for first aid.
Before October 1, tuition is $225. After October first it is $250.
A $125 non-refundable deposit must accompany each application; deposits will be applied to the fee. During the camp check-in, the remaining balance can be paid by check or credit card. See forms below.
Download the required Medical Form here.
Friday, November 11, 2017 | St. Andrew's Golf Club | Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
The Saint Andrew's Golf Club
America's oldest golf club (1888) and founding member of the USGA, Saint Andrew's is one of golf's venerated historical venues. Only 12 miles from Columbia University, the Membership and their guests enjoy the game in a spectacular setting and play one of the area's best-conditioned and exciting layouts - a challenging par-71 golf course, redesigned by Jack Nicklaus in 1983.
Stewardship of the traditions and history of the ancient and honorable game is a priority at Saint Andrew's. Members are proud to wear the Red Jacket adn offer a spiritied toast to the memory of John Reid, the founder of American golf, in the room that bears his name.
In addition to several other area facilities, The Saint Andrew's Golf Club is also home to the Columbia Lions Men's Golf team. The facility is meticulously manicured and offers a wonderful short game area as well as two smaller practice greens where golfers can hone their skills. The golf course is challenging but fair and requires precision shot-making to have a chance at breaking far.
For more information on our camp's host facilities please visit the following links:
Saint Andrew's Golf Club - Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
Visiting Columbia University
Upon request, separate arrangements can be made to visit Columbia's campus prior to the start of camp or after it has concluded. Please contact Coach Mueller directly should you wish to visit.
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