Leadbetter Golf Academy World Headquarters
Welcome to LGA ChampionsGate, the world headquarters for the Leadbetter Golf Academies! As the crown jewel of our many golf academies worldwide, LGA ChampionsGate offers the very finest learning and practice facilities to help students build a lifelong game.
Located just outside of Orlando and minutes from Walt Disney World, our golf school in Orlando is proud to provide the world’s finest instruction at a location that was hand-selected and designed by David Leadbetter himself to give his students the ultimate learning experience. As you approach the Academy, you’ll notice the spacious four-acre practice area designed to accommodate groups of all sizes. With a private driving range, two putting greens (16,000+ sq ft), two chipping greens (8,000+ sq ft) and a 70-yard pitching area with 12 target bunkers, each and every student will be able to develop and perfect all aspects of their golf game.
When you enter LGA ChampionsGate, you will be warmly greeted by a member of the LGA staff in our pro shop, with David’s various books, DVDs and training aids, Callaway equipment and an assortment of apparel available for purchase to help you look and play your best. Inside the Academy, you will also find seven state-of-the-art video rooms, an indoor/outdoor hitting bay, a biomechanics and golf performance studio, a strength, flexibility and fitness studio, an Odyssey putting studio with SAM PuttLab technology and a full-service True Spec club fitting and repair shop.
PROGRAMS AT LGA CHAMPIONSGATE
Adult golf instruction
- TourPrep: Our tour-level training program, TourPrep is for players seeking holistic development in a high-performance training environment.
- Schools: Short game and full swing schools at LGA ChampionsGate are open instruction sessions for groups of 4-6.
- Clinics: Clinics at LGA ChampionsGate are open instruction sessions for groups of 4-10 that typically focus on one aspect of the game and last around 90 minutes.
- Retreats: Retreats are private, all-inclusive experiences that showcase the best LGA ChampionsGate has to offer for individuals or groups of 2-4.
- Lessons: Private sessions tailored to each student’s needs, with discounts available for couples and small groups.
Junior golf programs
- Junior Golf Academy: The full-time program at the Leadbetter Junior Golf Academy (LJGA) in Orlando, FL provides both boarding and non-boarding options for its students that feature a dynamic schedule of education, golf instruction, fitness and social learning.
- CollegePrep: CollegePrep is a group training program for players seeking an all-encompassing, holistic development plan set in a high-performance training environment.
- Junior Golf Camps: David Leadbetter’s Instructors and performance staff are delighted to offer juniors between 10-18 years old unforgettable camp experiences at the Leadbetter Junior Golf Academy.
- Leadbetter Kids: Join Coach Ron Grotjan and Coach Kellie Edelblut for Leadbetter Kids classes every Wednesday evening and Saturday morning! Children 6-11 are welcome and no experience or equipment is required.
- Fitness & Performance: All Leadbetter Fitness & Performance programs begin with an extensive screening to identify any weaknesses, imbalances and misalignments. A personalized program is then built for you, aimed at correcting any issues found and increasing strength, stability and mobility throughout the body.
- Mental Performance: Golf is a game played between the ears, so develop the psychological characteristics of excellence and maximize your on-course performance by booking a session with Sports Psychologist Dr. Bob Winters or Leadbetter Mental Performance Coach Iain Highfield.
- True Spec Club Fitting: True Spec is the worldwide leader in club fitting, and its expertise has been validated by some of the most well-known PGA, LPGA and Champions Tour players. True Spec carries all major equipment manufacturers and has been named the #1 Club Fitter in North America by GOLF Magazine.
- Sidas Golf Insole Fitting: Sidas designs, develops and manufactures technologies and solutions adapted to all feet, all sports and for general wear. Our range of Sidas insoles have been specifically designed for golf and offer increased stability and optimal flexibility for better transfer of energy during the swing.
- Corporate Events: “Get Your A Game On” teaches communication, leadership and team-building as well as the fundamentals of the golf swing. This program will energize your business, provide management with insights into their employees and deliver a roadmap for continued growth.
ChampionsGate Golf Club and Omni Orlando Resort
Comprised of 36 holes of championship golf, the four diamond ChampionsGate Golf Club in Orlando is one of the nation’s premier golf, meeting and leisure retreats. Guests looking for Orlando resort accommodations will find 720 guest rooms, suites and villas equipped with every modern convenience and a host of luxury amenities. In addition to walk-out golf, guests may choose to relax in the European-style spa, dine in one of five restaurants, or enjoy 15 acres of pools and recreation areas. Scheduled shuttle transportation is also provided to the Walt Disney World resort, though 24-hour advance reservations are recommended to secure preferred departure times.