Golf Boarding School Versus Regular Boarding School

coach and student golfer walking down golf course

Sending young people to boarding schools for academic preparation dates back centuries. Boardings schools are most famous for shaping a young student’s learning skills. Regardless of heritage, your environment supports learning and the likelihood of success. Choosing the right boarding school for your child is essential for their life goals. In this blog, IJGA discusses […]

IJGA Offers Tips On Balancing School, Self Care, and Training To Junior Golfers

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The exciting lifestyle of a student-athlete is demanding, rewarding and discipline- inducing, but also exciting. Attending school to focus on your skillset while being surrounded by your professional peers is an opportunity few have access to. Our team here at IJGA understands all of the nuances involved with this incredible lifestyle, which means we also […]


IJGA College Signers Class of 2021 holding college pennants

IJGA lives up to its reputation of placing junior golfers at elite collegiate programs in the US. Known for the strength of its golf program, it is not by chance that college coaches look to recruit from IJGA. We are proud to celebrate this major milestone for our student athletes as the following signees commit […]


Golfer putts on the greens

Congratulations to Alejandro Fierro of Merida, Mexico on winning the Boys division this weekend and to Filip Jakubcik of Holesov, Czech Republic on finishing T2. Our girls were equally strong competitors with 3 in the top five, Anna Maria Jiminez Rios finished 2nd in a playoff. Natasha Kiel of New Hope, Pennsylvania (3rd), and Carla […]

IJGA Student-Athletes Sweep IJGT Faldo Qualifier

group photo of junior golfers holding their trophies and medals

International Junior Golf Academy (IJGA) student-athletes displayed grit and determination to sweep the International Junior Golf Tournament (IJGT) Faldo Series Georgia Championship held at the The Club at Savannah Harbor, February 22 – 23, with 10 top-place finishes in a field of 90 players. Windy conditions and frost delays didn’t deter our junior golfers from […]

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 […]

Jonathan Yarwood named to Golf Digest’s “Best In State” Instructors

The International Junior Golf Academy (IJGA), the oldest, independent junior golf academy in the nation, is proud to announce Director of Golf Jonathan Yarwood was recently named by Golf Digest as one of South Carolina’s best golf instructors in the annual “Best In State” in the December/January issue.  This top honor comes as the result of Golf Digest […]

The 3rd Annual Faldo Series U.S. Final concludes with IJGA dominance

The 3rd Annual Faldo Series U.S. Grand Final concluded with amazing results from the IJGA students. Joon Jang, current student at IJGA Old Carolina, swept the entire field with a stellar performance and a final score of -13 to claim the overall title. Wanxi “Alex” Sun (IJGA BG) had a great comeback in the final […]

Emma Kim Takes Second-Place at Falcon’s Fire

IJGA-Old Carolina student-athlete Emma Kim took second-place at the IJGT’s Falcon’s Fire tournament held in Orlando, Florida. Emma reflects on her play during the two-day tournament, September 14-15, 2019. Watch the video!

Two Wins for IJGA-OC Players at Georgia PGA Junior Tour, Bartram Trail

IJGA-Old Carolina student-athletes took home the trophy for the Boys and Girls divisions during the Georgia PGA Junior Tour held at Bartram Trail, November 2 – 3, 2019. IJGA-OC finished the tournament with eight Top 10’s. Congrats to all! Watch the videos of Mohammad Zaini and Vee Thiara as they reflect on their play during […]