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Leadbetter Junior Golf Academy

With more than 150 years of combined coaching experience, the full-time program at the Leadbetter Junior Golf Academy (LJGA) is the global leader in junior golf development.

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.

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 Sánchez

Senior Instructor

Andy Leadbetter

Senior Instructor

Zach Parker

Senior Instructor

Nate Dougherty

Lead Golf Coach for LJGA

Kellie Edelblut

Instructor

Grant Renegar

Lead Coach for Leadbetter Junior Golf Academy

Trevor Hypolite

Fitness & Performance Specialist

Iain Highland

Iain Highfield

Mental Performance Coach

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

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 sciencemusic programs from Julliard and more and is located just 20 minutes from LJGA campus.

Additional information is available on the Windermere Prep website.

2021-2022 LJGA School Year is Full. Join our Waitlist

We are no longer accepting students for the 2021-2022 school year. If you are interested in learning more about the program or would like to join our waitlist please call (407)787-3330 or click the button below and a member of our team will be in touch. Thank you for your interest in the Leadbetter Junior Golf Academy and we look forward to speaking with you.

99% of LJGA Graduates Go On To Play College Golf. Will You Be Next?

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.

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