First Aid Issues You May Encounter During a Round by IJGA

For many individuals golfing is a low-impact, non-contact sport. However, daily repetitive motions like swinging a golf club without the proper instruction or form places you at risk of contracting acute or chronic injuries for future games. The IJGA academy training team believes injury prevention is just as important as physical form, especially as a […]

Nutrition for a Better Golf Game

Healthy Snacks for the Golf Course

You can practice and have all the skills you need to be a top contender in a golf tournament. But if your nutrition intake isn’t where it needs to be, full of sugars, carbs and processed foods, you’re going to find yourself crashing on the course. In today’s blog from IJGA, we’re going to give […]

IJGA Owner and CEO Andrew Summers Featured on Hilton Head Monthly Magazine

Published by Hilton Head Monthly, January 2020 Andrew Summers The Golf Entrepreneur BY MARCO FREY PHOTO BY LLOYD WAINSCOTT For Andrew Summers, life is about the long game. During a Thanksgiving round of golf with students from International Junior Golf Academy, he described his swing as “lousy. And yet I probably scored better than all […]

Training to Increase Power

A coach rests his hands on the bar while an IJGA student-athlete sits on the bench in the gym

Train to increase your power with IJGA Director of Strength & Conditioning Shawn Mehring. Find out how to generate more power in reference to your total body with an upper body focus. Watch the video!

BGGA Success at Prestigious St. Augustine Amateur

Golfer wearing a white hat finishes out his swing

 BGGA Student-Athlete Success at Prestigious St. Augustine Amateur BGGA’s Petr Hruby takes second and breaks tournament record Bishops Gate Golf Academy (BGGA) student-athletes had four players inside the Top-10 finishes at the prestigious St. Augustine Amateur at St. John’s Golf Club. Petr Hruby had been putting really well, but missed a 12-footer from the fringe […]

In-House Club Fitting at IJGA

IJGA student-golfer hands his club off to a coach during club fitting

What’s another advantage of being a student-athlete at IJGA? Having an in-house club fitting by a PGA professional. Watch as our very own Dwight Nevil explains how the club fitting process works and ways to improve your grip.

IJGA Alumni Ben Dietrich Named Assistant Men’s Golf Coach at USC

IJGA Alumni Ben Dietrich

International Junior Golf Academy (IJGA) and Heritage Academy alumni Ben Dietrich (Class of 2013) was named on Monday as assistant coach to the University of South Carolina’s (USC) Men’s Golf Team. Dietrich, a Bluffton, SC native, and recent USC graduate, replaces Jake Amos, who accepted a position as assistant head coach at East Tennessee State. […]