We hear it all the time. “I don’t have a plan. I want to make my parents proud but I’m running out of time!” That’s where we come in.

We can help create the plan for you, beginning with getting you into the right golf academy. Every golf academy is different and no single academy is right for everyone.

Work with us to ensure you have the very best shot at playing at the college of your dreams. Make your parents proud!

Don’t risk doing it on your own.  Academy selection is a complex and difficult process.  Working with us makes it easy!

Just some of the areas we will help you explore are:

  • Safety and Security
  • Academics
  • Training Philosophy
  • Demographics
  • College Placement and Scholarships
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Facilities
  • Housing
    …..and so much more.


Junior golf academies prepare you for success in college and beyond. And, to be a successful college athlete, you must first be a successful student. Our academies work with the best academic providers to ensure that you get the perfect balance between academics and the finest sports training available.

Each of our schools is unique and offers the academic prep you need to get into the college of your dreams. All are highly accredited institutions boasting 100% college placement and scholarship rates as high as 90%.

We offer both traditional high school experiences as well as options for more intensive academy-specific education.


All IJSA academies offer the best training facilities available with a variety of practice and play options as well as a range of fitness and technology support.

Our academies invest in the latest technology to ensure that you have the perfect program for you.


This is what it’s all about.  Our academies have virtually 100% college placement.  But success in college placement is all about preparation and process.

Our academies will assist you every step of the way: from the first day at the academy to your acceptance at the college of your dreams.

We will work with you to clearly plan out roles and responsibilities in the complex and misunderstood process.

Tips for Teens on Balancing School, Sport and Life

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 […]

New Year’s Resolution: Improving Golf Fitness

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 […]

2018 Assessments and Blueprinting

Assessments and Blueprinting It is so exciting to enter the new semester here at IJGA. As you may know, our individual coaching program is guided by gathering facts on each player and creating a fact-based road map of improvement. At the start of the first semester we conducted a week long Assessments and Blueprinting study. […]

Try This to Improve Your Golf Game

The Best Way to Improve your Golf Game Retention and Transfer Over the last 30 years technological improvements within the game of golf have been amazing. We now have golf balls that fly further and straighter with less spin. We have a better physiological understanding of how the golf swing works through 3D analysis. Ground […]

Hydration Considerations for Young Golf Athletes

By Karen Harrison, BGGA Director of Health and Athletic Development Adequate hydration is important for both good health and optimum sports performance. It is well-documented that with sporting activity lasting longer than 40-60 minutes, the consumption of water along with carbohydrates (your primary energy source) is performance enhancing. For a golfer, who potentially spends up […]

BGGA Hosts Habitudes Leadership Event for Students

Bishops Gate Golf Academy (BGGA) Leadership and Character Division hosted a Habitudes Leadership event for students on January 15, 2018. At BGGA, the focus isn’t only on golf. The Academy is driven to instill excellence in golf and character in students and holding these types of events drives home that focus. BGGA students had the […]

Keys to Goal Setting

By Paul Dewland, BGGA Mental Performance Coach A key habit of high-performing athletes (or any discipline) is that they have clearly defined goals, and a plan on how to achieve them. The word “goal” can often take on many different meanings. It can refer to an outcome we achieve, for example win a certain tournament, […]

Taking Fitness to the Practice Range

In fitness sessions at BGGA, Director of Health & Athletic Development Karen Harrison impresses upon the students a very important link between the physical and the technical. Improving the students strength, flexibility, controlled movement and coordination can really accelerate their technical development. Coaches and students share how these things don’t have to happen just in […]

Juggling Golf and Academics

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 […]

Social Media & Recruiting

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 […]