Paloma Ibarra Ambia wins WAGR ranking

Paloma Ibarra Ambia competed in the ETAPA VI – GIRA INFANTIL-JUVENIL ACGN at the Club Campestre Monterrey from February 16th – 18th. She competed in the last round of the @acgn_golf to win her first WAGR event! With tough competition, she won by 2 strokes with her score of 74, 38, 73 for 147. Paloma is now […]

Chanelle Wangari Mwangi competes at the Africa Amateur Women’s Invitational

Chanelle Wangari Mwangi traveled to the Leopard Creek Country Club to compete in the Africa Amateur Women’s Invitational from February 21st to the 23rd. The 54-hole event hosted 19 amateur players from across Africa. Chanelle sustained 12 birdies throughout and was just 2 shots behind Gia Raad for 3rd place. With a score of 76, […]

Alumni Ana Maria Jimenez Rios Wins Lady Mocs Classic

Ana Maria Jiminez Rios of Tampa wins Lady Moc

In Lakeland, Florida, at the Grasslands Golf and Country Club during the Lady Moc Golf Classic, the University of Tampa’s Ana Maria Jimenez Rios emerged as the individual medalist, guiding the Spartans to a sixth-place finish. The competition, spanning from February 19 to 20, 2024, featured teams and players from various institutions. Nova Southeastern claimed […]

Chun-Wei Wu: Leading the Asian Pacific Amaeur 

February 2nd 2024 After 2 days of the Women’s Asia Pacific Amateur tournament Chun-Wei Wu is leading with 12 under. Last summer we were pleased to host her with the Chinese Taipei team at the IJGA world class Bishops Gate golf training facilities. A rising star in golf, she is currently at her best rank of […]


Over the 2023 Winter break IJGA enjoyed having two wonderful golfers spend time at their Bishops Gate facility, practicing hard, which turned into wins. Regular visitor, fourteen year old Sofia Cherif Essakali from Morocco, came in mid-December to prepare for her Florida swing, after winning the Pan-Arab games in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in late November.  […]

IJGA Stars Make History

Evan Pena, a fifteen year old from Puerto Rico, was the first home player to win the AJGA Puerto Rico Junior Championship with a 4 under par total of 212 at the Grand Reserve Golf Club, Rio Grande.  This was Evan’s first AJGA victory in three starts and he commented “Winning this event in Puerto […]

Fitness Program Balance

A pillar of IJGA’s developmental success is our fitness program. From the moment our students step foot on IJGA they are assessed on a variety of physical tests. In addition, factors such as mentality and nutrition are tracked. We tackle the challenge of individual improvement from a holistic approach. There is an array of factors […]

Fall 2023 Montverde Academy Golf Season

On Thursday, January 11th Montverde Academy celebrated the success of their golf teams at the annual awards, with many students from IJGA being recognized for their contribution to their high school.  The boys team had a good season, winning the Citrus League Championship for the first time in many years and were strong enough team […]

Mental Performance: The Flow State

Bill Nelson is our Mental Performance Coach at IJGA and last Wednesday he was out teaching our Post-Graduate players. He has an extensive background training thousands of players and over 20 years of experience. He travels across the country to teach players how to be aware of their mental state and regulate it to improve […]

PNC Father Son 2023

IJGA Alumni Brady Duval and John Daly are a regular fixture at the PNC Father Son event held annually at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando with their major winning fathers. Two years ago “Big” John and JD2 won with a record breaking 27 under par, and last year came second.  Although the Daly’s again showed well […]