We know how you are feeling. As parents, we have to get it right the first time! And, selecting an academy for your son or daughter can be a daunting challenge and a significant investment. How do you know which academy is the best solution for your child? What are the right questions to ask?
Your decision has to be the right one. That’s where we can help. We can equip you with the right questions to ask. We can answer most of your questions. We know our partner academies well.
Working with us takes away the risk. Working with us will get your child into the right academy! We will work with you and guide you through the academy selection and the college planning & placement processes.
Don’t risk doing it on your own. Academy selection is a complex and difficult process. Working with us makes it easy!
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- Safety and Security
- Training Philosophy
- College Placement and Scholarships
- Food and Nutrition
- Strength and Conditioning
…..and so much more.
When it comes to balancing school and life, it can be difficult to know where to begin. Add playing golf or any sport on a regular basis to the mix, and things get even more complicated. Balancing all of these takes practice, commitment and hard work. With the confidence of the people you surround yourself […]
Whenever a new year approaches, many people look back over the past year and consider what they would like to improve or work toward in the coming months. For a golf athlete, your resolution could be improving your physical performance in order to improve your game. Here is a quick step by step process to […]
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Juggling golf and academics can be challenging. Check out the tips below for how to be a better student-athlete. Set goals: You won’t know how to prepare your golf game if you don’t know the goals you want to accomplish. Don’t forget to set goals for your academics as well. This will help you make […]
Whether you like it or not, social networking sites have transformed the way young people act. How they portray themselves, how they connect with others, and how they engage with their favorite brands or celebrities has all been influenced by social media. It is also hard to keep track of the amount of social networks […]