Sofia Essakali: Elite Junior Golfer Visits IJGA

Sofia Essakali visits the IJGA campus

Moroccan golf prodigy Sofia Cherif Essakali visited the International Junior Golf Academy to prepare for the AJGA Ping Invitational. At just 13, Sofia made history at the Lalla Meryem Cup, a Ladies European Tour (LET) event. Opening with a solid 74 (+1) on day one, she led Morocco. Despite a nervy second round, Sofia’s determination […]

College Admissions Secrets

Students celebrate college acceptance

Every day, we spend hours with teens applying to university. Students often share how their self-esteem depends on whether an institution deems them good enough. Students view college acceptance as the ultimate validation of their ability level, potential, work ethic, and societal acceptance.  Related Post: How to Get a College Golf Scholarship One of the […]

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 […]