IJGA graduate Stewart Hagestad Makes Golf History at the Masters
IJGA graduate Stewart Hagestad made golf history this week, becoming the only Mid-Amateur champion to ever make the cut at the Masters. Building on this already impressive achievement, Stewart held off reigning U.S. Amateur champion Curtis Luck by three strokes to earn the Silver Cup awarded the low amateur. “It’s something I’ve long thought about and to have it all come to fruition is an absolute dream come true,” said Hagestad.
Golf Legend Nick Faldo Hosts Annual IJGA Clinic
IJGA Director of Golf Jonathan Yarwood introduced golf legend Sir Nick Faldo, to the student body today as he hosted a special golf clinic on the campus of the International Junior Golf Academy. Enthusiastic IJGA students gathered around as Faldo shared bits of his considerable experience on a variety of topics, including technical tips, strategy on the course, physical conditioning and his vaunted mental approach to success.
IJGA is the oldest, independent junior golf academy in the nation, with over 2,000 alumni, and nearly a 100% college placement rate with students earning over $51 million in scholarships.
Train like a Pro this Summer
Summer Camp is just around the corner and now is the time to reserve your spot. Camp begins June 5th and runs weekly for 10 weeks. Come for a week, multi-weeks or the entire summer. With a team of world-class professionals dedicated to developing junior golfers, you’ll get the right technical, tactical, mental and physical training to accomplish amazing things this summer and beyond.
Developing juniors in competition and in life.
Serving local, national and international students grades 5-12, Heritage Academy is the highly accredited college preparatory institution for IJGA students. Heritage Academy helps young athletes learn important scholastic skills in an environment designed to accommodate and complement their training and competition.
IJGA Athletic and Individual Development is dedicated to developing the complete student-athlete. Every IJGA camp and academy athlete will experience programs to complement individual goals and aspirations. We’ve proven many times over that if you combine the right technical, tactical, mental and physical training, and competition through proper tournament scheduling, you can accomplish truly amazing things.
We are a developmental golf academy. Our students train to what will be required of them in collegiate or professional golf. We encourage our student-athletes to begin in their freshman or sophomore year of high school to achieve collegiate goals. Student-athletes sign a personal commitment contract of goals we help to establish. Yes, you’ll swing it really nicely, but you will also be able to handle the heat of battle during a tournament.