After hanging up his football cleats, Hammerschmidt decided to commit to growing his golf game by enrolling at the IJGA to received intensive golf instruction from Director of Instruction, Kevin Smeltz, and his team.
Growing up in Armonk near Whippoorwill Club, Hammerschmidt grew to love golf as he began playing with his father, Gerry. His new found love of golf is what led Hammerschmidt to the IJGA where he combines golf with his regular academic studies while also playing in tournament events on the weekends.
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The International Junior Golf Academy (IJGA) is the premier destination for middle and high school golfers as well as graduates seeking a competitive advantage amongst their peers. IJGA’s unique programs deliver customized golf training, tour competition, performance training, character building and an elite college preparatory education – in a close, family environment in Hilton Head, South Carolina.