Tournament Preparation Strategy for Junior Golfers

By Nick Duffy, BGGA Senior Coach There are several factors junior golfers should research and consider prior to playing a tournament – the course architect, playing yardage, weather conditions and past tournament scores. Why is course architect important? Different designers will have different characteristics throughout their courses (Donald Ross- inverted saucer greens and Nicklaus- dog…
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Two BGGA Students Finish in Top 10 at Junior Invitational at Sage Valley

Bishops Gate Golf Academy (BGGA) students Julian Perico and Robin Williams placed in the top 10 at the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley Golf Club on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Williams, from England, placed T3 after shooting 2-over 218 with rounds of 73, 75 and 70. Williams had a surge in the final round to…

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The International Junior Golf Academy (IJGA) was founded in 1995 in Hilton Head, SC as a home for elite juniors from around the world looking to earn college golf scholarships in the United States. Since 1995, IJGA has achieved nearly 100% college placement and graduates have earned over $51 million in college golf scholarships. IJGA…

Golf Legend Nick Faldo Presides over IJGA Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Bluffton, SC. April 16, 2018. Six-time Major Champion Sir Nick Faldo presided over a ribbon-cutting ceremony for IJGA’s stunning Performance Training Center at the IJGA headquarters in Bluffton, SC. IJGA recently underwent a $2 million building renovation turning an iconic 20,000 sq. ft. horse barn into a state-of-the-art indoor training facility for junior golfers. Under…

Bishops Gate Golf Academy Advisory Board Holds Annual Meeting

The Bishops Gate Golf Academy Advisory Board met for its annual general meeting to review and assess academy performance and provide insights into continued improvement of coaching and development programs. The Board is comprised of some of the world’s leading scientists in their field of expertise.  Chaired by Dr. Fran Pirozzolo, a licensed consulting psychologist…
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