Calling all Junior & Teen Golfers

The Golf Academy at University Park County Club’s golf camps introduce and improve golf skills for ages 6 to 18

UNIVERSITY PARK — School’s out and wondering what to do with the junior golfer in your life? To give kids and parents some respite from each other and help teach and share the life-long skills and sport of golf, University Park Country Club is offering a series of junior and teen golf camps for kids ages six to 18 this summer.

Participant golfers will benefit of having former South African Open Champion and Head Teaching Professional Clinton Whitelaw share his skill, knowledge and acumen. The camps are open to members and non-members.

2018 Summer Junior Golf Camp (Ages 6-12)

Open to junior golfers ages six to 12, camps include quality golf instruction, games and daily prizes in a friendly, group atmosphere. All aspects of the golf game will be covered, including full swing, putting, chipping, safety, rules and etiquette. Campers will receive healthy snacks, drinks, daily prizes and lunch. Clubs are provided if needed.

Dates (Monday-Wednesday & Friday for each session):

July 9-11 & 13


9:00-11:00 a.m.


$149/4-day session, per child


Advance registration required and space is limited. Register in person at the Pro Shop or call 941-359-9999.

2018 Summer Youth/Teenage Golf Camp (Ages 13-18)

Open to teen golfers ages 13-18, these camps teach the fundamentals of stance, alignment, ball position, posture and swings, scoring shots and putting. Participants receive analyses and solutions for various shot selection situations that help young golfer improve their game and discover more fun on the course than they imagined possible. Camp also includes an open forum Q & A, lunch voucher, rules book, 18 holes of golf and prizes.

Dates (Monday-Wednesday for each session):

June 25-27

July 23-25


Monday 8:45-11:15 a.m.

Tuesday 9:00-11:30 a.m.

Wednesday 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.


$199/3-day session, per student


Advance registration required and space is limited. Contact Clinton Whitelaw at 941-355-3888 ext. 236 or [email protected]

About University Park Country Club

Located at 7671 The Park Boulevard in University Park, Fla., University Park Country Club is open to the public for daily golf play, as well as daily lunch and Sunday Brunch at the Park Grille & Café. Consistently honored with numerous “Best of Sarasota” awards from Sarasota Magazine and the Herald-Tribune, including Best Place to Play Golf and Tennis, Dining with a View, and Best Sunday Brunch, the Golf Digest 4-Star rated club’s Golf Academy provides hourly, single an multi-day clinics and social events for men and women, a Junior Golf Academy program and flexible options for seasonal and summer golf memberships, tournaments, and social functions for up to 200 people. For more information, visit www.universitypark-fl.com or call 941-359-9999.

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