Leadbetter JUNIOR GOLF ACADEMY
Leadbetter JUNIOR GOLF ACADEMY
The Leadbetter Junior Golf Academy (LJGA) in Orlando, FL opened its doors in 2017 and provides world-class education and golf instruction for its students. The full-time program offers both boarding and non-boarding options for students, and is based on a dynamic schedule of education, golf instruction, fitness and social learning.
Program highlights include:
- Individualized development programs with an unrivaled 6:1 student to teacher ratio
- Private one-on-one instruction with David Leadbetter
- The ability to train alongside and gain insight from tour players in a fun learning environment
- World-class golf training facilities with all of the latest instruction and club fitting technology, including a newly renovated indoor Golfzon facility
- Fitness training, nutritional education, mental conditioning and a focus on scoring mean students become well-rounded players and not simply good swingers of the club
- Access to U.S. junior golf tours, including the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA)
- Premium, international education at Windermere Preparatory School
- Top-tier college placement program and exposure to top college coaches
- Full VISA service available for international students
Chema is a Senior Instructor and Master Teaching Professional for the Royal Spanish Golf Federation. He holds certifications from TPI, Flightscope and GGGA and was named to Golf Digest’s Best Young Teachers list in 2018-2019.
Andy became a Leadbetter Instructor following a successful amateur career. He spent seven years as Director of Instruction at LGA China—and was named China’s Best Golf Coach—before joining the Leadbetter Junior Golf Academy.
Zach is the author of “How to Practice Golf” and previously served as Director of Golf at the Gary Gilchrist and Bishops Gate academies before joining LJGA. He was named a Golf Digest Top Young Teacher in 2018-2019.
Kellie is a former LPGA Tour player and holds certifications from Leadbetter, LPGA, TPI and others. She is a full-time assistant coach and biomechanics specialist for LJGA and lead coach for Leadbetter Kids.
Grant began working for Leadbetter in May of 2018 following a successful amateur career playing for Florida Gulf Coast University. He has been coaching Leadbetter Kids since 2018 and currently serves as an assistant coach for LJGA.
Trevor is a biomechanics and strength & conditioning specialist with more than 18 years in the fitness industry. He holds certifications from the National Association of Speed & Explosion and several others.
Iain Highfield is a performance coach who specializes in sports psychology and effective practice. He is the co-founder of Game Like Training and Director of Mental Training at Penn State University’s PGM training program.
Facilities at LGA CHAMPIONSGATE
- Two 18-hole championship golf courses designed by Greg Norman
- Trackman, Rapsodo and InRange shot tracking systems
- Odyssey putting studio with SAM PuttLab technology
- 400-yard private driving range
- 70-yard wedge range with 12 target bunkers
- 16,000 sq. ft. of meticulously maintained putting greens
- 8,000 sq. ft. of contoured chipping greens and practice bunkers
- Golfzon simulator
- True Spec club fitting studio
- BodiTrak and K-MOTION motion capture systems
- Custom Technogym fitness & performance center
- 9-hole par 3 course
- Mini golf course
LJGA has partnered with Windermere Preparatory School, part of the globally renowned Nord Anglia education group, to deliver award-winning education in a premium, international environment. Windermere Prep offers MIT-approved curricula for science, music programs from Julliard and more and is located just 20 minutes from LJGA campus.
Additional information is available on the Windermere Prep website.
99% OF LJGA GRADUATES GO ON TO PLAY COLLEGE GOLF. WILL YOU BE NEXT?
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