Jeff Ritter

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Ahwatukee Foothills resident Jeff Ritter has been named the new national director of instruction for Nike Golf Schools and Junior Camps. Ritter, who has directed Nike camps in multiple locations for the past 10 years, will have the core responsibility of running the Nike Junior Golf Camp Monterey program in Pebble Beach, for the 2012 season.

Ritter will work closely with Nike Golf Schools & Jr. Camps internal staff on integrating technology, nutrition, fitness and sports psychology into the camp curriculum for the company's current network of junior golf schools and camps. He will also direct six weeks of camp at the flagship location in the Monterey Peninsula, starting next summer.

When not working directly with Nike Junior Golf, Ritter runs his golf academy out of the Raven Golf Club in Phoenix.

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