IJGA coach Julieta Granada, smiles against the 9th hole scenery

Julieta Granada

Director of Golf Instruction | POD Leader

Julieta Granada from Asuncion, Paraguay moved to the USA at age 14 where she received a scholarship to the IMG David Leadbetter Golf Academy. During her time at IMG Julieta was a 4 year AJGA All American, the 2004 AJGA Player of the year. In 2004 Julieta Won the US Girls Championship becoming the first player from Paraguay to win the event. She turned professional at age 18 in the LPGA 2005 and competed on the Epson Tour where she would go on to finish 7th on the money list, advancing her to the final of LPGA Tour School where she would go on to earn her LPGA Tour card for the 2006 Season. Through a successful Rookie Season on the LPGA Tour Julieta won the final round of the elimination-format event in Florida to claim the first $1 million prize in women’s golf and into the top 5 on the 2006 LPGA Tour Money List. Julieta has had a successful career spanning 15 years on the LPGA Tour along with becoming an Olympian at the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil where she was the flag-bearer for Paraguay. “IJGA has been able to create the ultimate training ground for game development and elite performance. It is the perfect home base to work on my game and interact with the next generation of young players where I am able to give back to the game of golf and the players of IJGA through my experience and knowledge gained throughout my playing career.” Paraguayan Olympian, Julieta Granada, knows what it takes to succeed as a golfer. She’s won the 2006 ADT Championship, the 2007 Women’s World Cup of golf, the 2005 YMCA Futures Classic, and a bronze medalist of the 2015 Pan-American Games. As a professional athlete herself, she has a unique perspective to give to aspiring golfers. When Julieta isn’t at IJGA, she’s spending time with her daughter, grilling with friends, and attending sporting events.  What’s your greatest asset/area of expertise?  Years of playing have given her a unique perspective on the coaching game. She can assist golfers with course management, game plans, pre-shot routines, and even the mental side of the game. Julie knows what it takes to win and be a world-class golfer. What’s your favorite part of working at IJGA?  Helping the students get better and accomplish their goals.

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