JUNIOR CAMPS & LESSONS
At Wanaki Golf Course
We will be hosting 4-day long summer camps that are geared toward junior golfers that are anywhere from 10-17 years old. Juniors that want to take their game to the next level and want to grow to be a better golfer, can join us at Wanaki Golf Course. Each day, we will cover a different part of the game (short game, iron play, course management, driving, golf specific fitness, and injury prevention).
PRICES IS $225/JUNIOR
*Camps are offered Monday – Thursday from 10am – 12pm each day. Camps are limited to 12 junior golfers. Junior golf dates are listed below.
The dates available are: June 26th – 29th, July 10th-13th, July 24th-27th, August 14th-17th, and August 28th-31st.
ABOUT JEB VACHUSKA
Jeb is the Head Pro at Wanaki Golf Course. He is Titleist Performance Institute and US Kids Golf Certified. Jeb is currently completing Level 1 of the PGA Management Program.
JUNIOR GOLF BEGINNER LESSONS
A long standing tradition at Wanaki Golf Course, our beginner Junior Golf Lessons are designed for beginning junior golfers from ages 6 and above, who are looking for a fun learning experience in a group lesson format of no more than 6 kids per session. We focus on putting, chipping, iron play, woods, etiquette, and of course…fun!!!Three one-hour sessions are each capped off with a beverage and a snack. All players receive prizes at the end of each session.
Our instructor, Pete Berry has been conducting Beginner Junior lessons at Wanaki for over 30 years. Pete has over 40 years of experience in the golf industry and spent most of his career as an educator as a High School Girls Golf Coach. Sign up by emailing Pete at email@example.com or send him a text at (414) 745-7992. Payment is due by cash or check by the first lesson.
June 13th, 15th, and 20th at 10:00am, 1:00pm, or 3:00pm
*Make Up session is June 22nd
June 27th, 29th, and July 6th at 10:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm
*Make up session is July 7th
July 11th, 13th, and 18th at 10:00am, 1:00pm, or 3:00pm
*Make up session is July 20th
July 25th, 27th, and August 1st at 10:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm.
*Make up session is August 3rd
August 9th, August 10th, and August 15th at 10:00am, 1:00pm, and 3:00pm.
*Make up session is August 17th
ABOUT PETE BERRY
Pete has over 40 years of experience in the golf industry and spent most of his career as an educator as a High School Girls Golf Coach. Pete has been employed at Wanaki since 1981 and had been involved with every aspect of the Wanaki Junior Golf League and Wanaki Junior Lessons since the mid 1980’s.
WANAKI JUNIOR GOLF HISTORY
Wanaki Golf Course has been offering Junior Golfers opportunities to learn, grow their game, and compete at a high level since the 1980’s. The current Junior League, which started in 1978, has given 200-300 juniors per year the opportunity to learn the game of golf and enhance their skills while participating in a fun and healthy atmosphere. Our Junior Lessons teach hundreds of kids per year the basics of golf from beginners to serious competitors.
Wanaki has been the home of many area High School Golf teams throughout the years and is proud to host many Tournaments including the Waukesha County Boys and Waukesha County Girls High School Championships, The Brookfield Central Bestball, The BC/Homestead Girls Invitational, The Brian Schroeder Memorial, Conference Tournaments, and W.I.A.A Boys and Girls High School Regional and Sectional Tournaments.
Wanaki is also the home to a team in the Nationally recognized PGA Junior Team Series. Many young golfers who still play competitively at the college level, Amateur Tournament Level, and PGA level started their competitive Golf Careers in Junior Programs or in High School Golf at Wanaki.
Wanaki has been the recipient of “The Friend of Golf Award” in 2001, 2013, and 2022. This award is presented annually by the Wisconsin State High School Golf Coaches Association and the awards are proudly displayed in the Wanaki Pro Shop.
In 2015, the three top individual golf competitions in the state of Wisconsin were won by players who strolled the fairways of Wanaki as Junior Golfers:
- Wisconsin State Open Champion- Kyle Henning
- Wisconsin State Amateur Champion- Eddie Wajda
- Wisconsin State Public Links Champion- Tom Halla
“Wanaki is proud to be a ‘Generational Golf Course’. Players who played here in the 1970’s and 1980’s are now watching their Grandkids play competitive High School Golf. Junior Golfers who were once dropped off by their parents to play Junior Golf are now dropping off their own children to experience the fun they had years ago. The History of Junior Golf here is legendary, Thank You for being a part of it.”