Alumni Spotlight: Filip Jakubcik

IJGA Alumni, Filip Jakubcik

We are thrilled to share the success of our alumni as they continue to shine in college. Filip Jakubcik’s dedication and hard work on the golf course translate into impressive achievements in the classroom and beyond. In 2018, Filip came to IJGA from Holesov, Czech Republic, and graduated in May 2022.  Filip, now a sophomore […]

Why Attend a Full-Time Golf Academy in Florida?

Two IJGA golfers smile in a golf cart.

For individuals who aspire to take their golfing skills to the highest level, attending a full-time golf academy is a commitment to reaching one’s full potential. To play at the collegiate or even professional level, student-athletes must invest in their training and education. IJGA shares why enrolling in a full-time Florida golf academy is the […]

Hyo-Joon Jang: From Home to IJGA to the LPGA

IJGA alumni Hyo-Joon Jang

With dreams of playing on the LPGA, Hyo-Joon committed to golf at age 10, playing with her father. In 2019, when she was 16 years old, she left her home in South Korea for the International Junior Golf Academy, where she spent three years. Related Post: Hyo-Joon Jang Earns Her LGPA TOUR Card By age […]

Attend Winter Golf Camp In Florida at IJGA

IJGA golfer hits ball out of sand trap while her coach watches

Why not use the downtime of a winter break to improve your golf game?   Golf camp allows athletes to learn more about their craft, develop leadership abilities, and meet similar peers. Our camps provide structured lessons to help students improve their game to become professional players.  Winter camps at IJGA allow campers to experience the […]

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 […]

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 […]