IJGA Student Wins America’s Cup

IJGA Golfer Gerardo Gomez tournament results

Gerardo Gomez celebrated a wire-to-wire victory, winning individually and leading the Mexico Red Team. With scores of 67, 66, and 69, Gomez tied for first place in the prestigious America’s Cup.  Having only gained World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR) status one year ago, Gerardo has broken into the top 1,000. Gerardo also had good results […]

IJGT Summer Series 2023

The sun shines off of golf clubs in a bag

IJGA golfers started the IJGT International Junior Golf Tour, 2023 Summer Series with a bang! The IJGT fields were strengthened in the first two summer events with visiting China Taipei team members.  Related Post: Final IJGT of 2022/2023 Academic Year IJGA golfer Sophia Chen won the girl’s division in the first series with a six-underscore. […]

IJGA Golfers Win 1st and 2nd in HJGT OCN Summer Junior Open

Close up photo of golf ball being hit

Two more IJGA athletes had a successful tournament in the HJGT OCN Summer Junior Open event. Takato Imoto was awarded champion in the U18 division. His first round was two under par, which he then followed up with a five-birdie barrage in his first nine holes. This gave him a commanding lead, ultimately finishing three […]

Summer Junior Open Win From IJGA

A club, golf ball, and trophy lie on the grass on a golf course

IJGA summer camper Ajalawich Anantasethakul from Thailand had an outstanding performance in the HJGT Summer Junior Open. Anantasethakul made five birdies in his opening round of 69. He then went on to have an incredible three-eagle, three-birdie closing round with a score of 64. With this score, he won the U13 division by 14 shots. […]

IJGA Star in HJGT Champions Gate

Close up golf championship trophies

IJGA golfer Alex Shelley was champion in the U15 division of the Champions Gate event, with an excellent opening round of 2 over par under challenging conditions. Shelley was chased hard on the second day by fellow IJGA student Ryo Murato. Murato was four over par, also in difficult conditions, but came up 2 shots […]

Sunshine Tour

Sunshine Tour Champion

An old rivalry was displayed in the recent Altron Vusi Ngubeni Sunshine Tour event, which finished on April 21st, 2023. Robin “Tiger” Williams and Tristan Galant, both incredibly talented juniors from South Africa, have been best friends and competitors for over ten years, and both attended our golf academies in their early teens. After a […]

Race to Scotland Update – Group 1

sillouhette of a female golfer swinging her club

Our first group in the very first week of the Race to Scotland 2023 included student-golfer Hanna Chan, IJGA CEO Andrew Summers, Hanna’s sister Bess, and her mother Maggie. Hanna was also accompanied by IJGA golfers Peerapol Huangching, Aaron Lin, and Zoravar Singh Star.  Week one was perfectly timed, as it led up to Hanna’s […]

Developing Your Mental Golf Game

A junior IJGA golfer and coach stand together on the course while the golfer prepares to swing

When looking to improve their golf game, people tend to focus on their technical skills and physical fitness. However, to play successfully, student-athletes need to also develop their mental toughness.  At IJGA Bishops Gate, our coaching team emphasizes building each player’s mental skills. This looks like creating clear process goals, learning to focus on things […]

Race to Scotland Update – Group 4

Greens with a white flag marking the hole

Meet the fourth group of the 2023 Race to Scotland attendees! IJGA athletes Emma, Ellena, Jasmine, Yaya, Filip, Tingwei, and Takato all experienced a once-in-a-lifetime golf opportunity.   Upon arriving, group four enjoyed the Bass Rock boat trip and grocery shopping to stay awake and avoid the tempting daytime sleep after an overnight flight. They started […]

Race to Scotland Update – Group 3

Close up photo of golf ball sitting on a tee

We’ve welcomed a third group of IJGA athletes to Race to Scotland 2023! The third group comprised Ana Maria, Maria, Isabela, Vicky, Hernan, and Leo. The third group visited with other IJGA athletes, as they briefly overlapped during the changeover Monday. Still, group three enjoyed some time to rest and shop before preparing for their […]