Full-Time Program

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.

David is personally involved with each student to ensure they reach their full potential. David’s team of Leadbetter Instructors and leading experts in fitness and mental coaching are on hand to provide a level of coaching typically reserved for tour players.

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
LJGA Coaches
Chema Sanchez

Head of LJGA, Senior Instructor

Andy Leadbetter

Senior Instructor

Zach Parker

Senior Instructor

Nate Dougherty

Lead Coach

Kellie Edelblut

Lead Coach

Grant Renegar

Assistant Coach

Trevor Hypolite

Fitness & Performance Specialist

Iain Highfield

Mental Performance Coach

  • 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
World-class EDUCATION

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.


For more information, please complete the form below to receive a copy of our full-time Leadbetter Junior Golf Academy brochure and a member of our staff will reach out to you shortly.