Persimmon Ridge in Louisville, KY
Winner of the prestigious Golf Digest 'Outstanding Design,' Persimmon Ridge is the perfect course for junior golfers to hone their skills.
The 18-hole championship course design uses the natural features of the land to create one of the nation's most challenging and beautiful golf experiences. The course boasts a 23-acre practice facility including an indoor/outdoor teaching academy and target area on the range. A consistent host to many state, regional, and national golf championships, this gorgeous Arthur Hills design both challenges and excites golfers of all ages and skill levels.
Everything you need to know about camp
- Action-packed camps include hands-on instruction led by certified PGA Professionals.
- Signature PGA camp curriculum focuses on developing golf skills (full swing, short game, rules and etiquette) while keeping the experience fun and engaging (games and activities).
- A fun, safe and educational environment designed with your child's well being in mind.
- Low student to instructor ratio (approximately 6:1)
To be the best, you must learn from the best. That's why every junior golf camp instructor has been trained and tested in all aspects of the game by the PGA of America. Our promise - is to support, encourage, and respect each and every one of our campers and authentically inspire them to reach their full potential, both on and off the golf course.
Josh Snider, PGA - Camp Director
Josh Snider is a certified PGA Professional since 1988 and Director of Instruction at The Golf Academy. He is the former Director of Golf at Oxmoor Country Club. He has been fortunate enough to run junior programs at all three golf facilities that have had a tremendous impact on kids playing golf at the highest competitive levels. Josh has always had a commitment to improve his knowledge of the golf swing, fitness, mental training and teaching techniques so that he can assist players of any ability with their golf game. He has taught golf for over 20 years with students achieving tournament victories both regionally & nationally, and his students played for local high schools, many going on to play college ...More DI-DIII programs. His Professional Achievements Include: KY PGA Assistant Golf Professional of the Year in 1998, PGA Certified Professional – Instruction 2008, TPI Certified Instructional in 2014. Josh is a Louisville native, and discovered his passion for the game of golf as a caddy at Valhalla Golf Club prior to becoming a PGA Professional.
Garrett Nielsen, Camp Co-Director
Garrett, is a US Kids certified instructor that played college golf at Spalding University, finishing up his career with a 73 average, placing top 5 in seven events, placing 3rd in the SLIAC Conference Championship, and a win at The IU Kokomo Invitational. He has also interned at The Golf Academy since 2015 before graduating Spalding University with a degree in Business Administration. Being a former TGA student Garrett has great insight on our process. This really helps him relate to our players to bring out their best.
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1252 Elmore Just Drive
Louisville, KY 40245
Louisville, KY 40245
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