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Attend Coach Mueller’s Lions INDOOR Golf Camp – Friday, August 2nd, 2019!
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?
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 Columbia Golf’s newly renovated, state-of-the-art indoor facility.
Coach Mueller’s INDOOR Lions Golf Camp is unique because it teaches best practices when weather conditions are not ideal: specifically, how to be successful in college golf while using indoor and non-traditional facilities.
Instruction will prepare young men for college golf in colder climates by addressing how to best use indoor and non-traditional facilities. Students will receive individual putting instruction, personalized launch monitor data, shot dispersion data and general feedback from the coaching staff.
Player Improvement Discussions will revolve around Strokes Gained. Campers will also learn how to formulate their own practice plans to make indoor and non-traditional practice meaningful.
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.”
Competition will help them assess strengths and weaknesses, students will participate in a series of skills challenges across all the facilities. Coaches will be interacting with players during the instruction and competition.
Who is Eligible - The first 8 male golfers who apply between the ages of 13 (must be entering 9th grade in fall 2018) and 18. Under NCAA rules, senior graduates may attend camp.
The 2019 Coach Mueller Lions Golf Camp is designed for those junior golfers interested in playing on the collegiate level. The ideal camper and his family have an interest in learning how to take their game and academic profile to the next level.
The camp is unique because it emphasizes practice techniques; specifically, how to practice under pressure in order to prepare for the competition one faces in college golf.
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 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 - Students will participate in an 18-hole golf tournament and short-game challenge, which will help them assess strengths and weaknesses. Coaches will be interacting with players during the competition.
Who is Eligible – Open to any and all of the first 16 male golfers who apply between the ages of 12 (must be entering 9th grade in fall 2019) and 19. Under NCAA rules, senior graduates may attend camp.
Deposit & Registration - A $300.00 non-refundable deposit must accompany each application; deposits will be applied to the fee. During camp check-in check, cash or credit card can pay the remaining balance. You can register here.
Housing, Transportation and Food You will be responsible for making accommodations and arranging transportation to/from the camp. Box lunches are included in your entry fee. Water and snacks are provided free of charge at the golf course. 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.
A $300 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.
July 30-31, 2019 | 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.
Summer Camp Sample Schedule
*Activities subject to change based on weather or golf operations at host club.
The Golf Training Center at Columbia University
Opened in 2001 and recently renovated and expanded in 2019, Columbia Golf takes full advantage of having an indoor facility on campus. The golf center is located in Dodge Fitness Center and boasts two rooms - the larger space offers 2000 sq. feet of chipping and putting space and the other, 1000 sq. feet of hitting space with state-of-the-art technology including:
Two Foresight GC Quads
Foresight GC2 HMT
Perfection Putting Platform
Eyeline Golf Training Aides
Titleist ProV1 Practice Balls
Mitchell Club Grip, Loft/Lie Machines
The Golf Channel