Heritage Academy

It’s lunch time in school and a group of students are chatting enthusiastically and sharing content on their phones. No different to any other high school, apart from the fact that they are discussing their sporting blueprints. This is a common occurrence at Heritage Academy, the partner school of the International Junior Golf Academy (IJGA).…

IJGA Pulls Together as a Team to get through Hurricane Irma

Dear IJGA Friends and Family: As I sit down to write this, the sun is shining, the birds are singing and its almost hard to believe just last week we were preparing to evacuate our lowcountry home to escape the impending threat of Hurricane Irma. As I sit here in wonder, I am struck by…

Blueprinting Week

At IJGA, we measure our student’s progress based on facts rather than opinion. With that goal in mind, we start each year with a Benchmarking Week. This creates a snapshot of the player’s game in that moment in time. The benchmarking tests include 3D analysis, Trackman, video, physical screening, strength tests, fitness tests, course management,…

Do’s and Don’ts of Golf Nutrition

With the ever-changing competitiveness in the sport of golf, an athlete must have the right nutritional foundation in order to achieve optimal performance. An athlete must know what type of nutrients they need to consume before, during, and after training, practice or competition. Listening to your coaches and trainers is important, but if you do…

Top 5 Golfers of All Time

From the birthplace of the sport in St. Andrews, Scotland, golf has spread around the world and through the centuries. The act of striking a stationary ball seems so easy, and despite decades of golf training, only a handful have truly mastered it. The following in ascending order are the top five gentlemen who played…
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