Staying Hydrated on the Golf Course

Athlete handled bottled water on the golf course

By Karen Harrison, IJGA Director of Health and Athletic Development Adequate hydration is vital for good health and optimum sports performance, even in the winter. Consuming water and carbohydrates with sporting activities lasting longer than 40-60 minutes can be performance-enhancing.  Ensuring adequate hydration is a MUST for a golfer who spends up to five hours […]

Farewell Dinner for Korean Golfers


We’re saying goodbye to IJGA athlete Ellena Jeong before she departs for Whitman College in Washington State. Related Post: How to Keep Golf Fun for Junior Golfers Jeong invited her friends out for a wonderful dinner in Mount Dora. Pictured alongside her, Eugene Kang, who’s also heading off to attend college at Hofstra in Long […]

Akihiro Ikeda’s Breakthrough Round


IJGA athlete, Akihiro Ikeda, broke through with a sub-par round of 71 at the IJGT Summer Series #6. Related Post: Understanding Brain Functions to Manage Your Mental Golf Game After many ups and downs, the IJGA coaching staff is proud of Akihiro for a great performance. Develop Your Golf Game at IJGA To take your […]

Chanelle Mwangi & Taishi Shigaki Win Putting Competition


Chanelle Mwangi, IJGA’s new star student from Kenya, and veteran student Taishi Shigaki partnered together to win the opening season Putting Competition. The team of two conquered the opening season putting competition from a field of forty-eight students. Related Post: Golf Boarding School Versus Regular Boarding School Together, our new and veteran students opened the […]

Putting Champions – Filip Jacubcik & Ting-Wei Chang

golfers Filip Jacubcik and Tingwei Change beat future champions Ryo Murato and Soichi Shinakawa

IJGA golfers Filip Jacubcik and Ting-Wei Chang beat future champions Ryo Murato and Soichi Shinakawa in a sudden-death play. Related Post: How to Earn a College Golf Scholarship Our golfers prevailed in a strong challenge of a field of over twenty interns and returning students. Train at IJGA Start training at IJGA, register for a […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Keep Golf Fun for Junior Golfers

Junior golfers walk together and talk on the course

As coaches and parents, sometimes we may be guilty of taking golf too seriously and putting pressure on younger players.  At IJGA, we take golf seriously but also recognize the importance of having fun and making sure our golfers continue to enjoy the game.  We’re sharing 4 tips for parents and coaches to help make […]

Understanding Brain Functions to Manage Your Mental Golf Game  

Image featuring different wavelengths in the brain

Mental toughness has a strong correlation with athletic performance. However, not everyone can “turn off” internal dialogue or negative thoughts.  IJGA student-athletes had the opportunity to learn from one of the world’s leading experts on neuroscience and performance to improve their mental game. We partnered with Dr. Izzy Justice, a neuroscientist specializing in brain function […]

Camper Fuyu Yang Wins World AllStars

Club positioned behind golfball sitting on tee

The IJGA’s summer camp coaches were excited to train the extraordinary young golfer, Fuyu Yang. She attended a week-long summer camp program to prepare for her U.S. summer tournament schedule. In her most recent tournament, with six birdies and only one bogey over her three nine-holerounds, Fuyu dominated with a five-under total. She won her […]