Situated on a spacious, 450-acre campus adorned with palm trees and sun-splashed greens, the IMG Academy Golf Program facilities are a state-of-the-art golfer’s paradise located within the confines of IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida.
The IMG Academy Golf Program accommodates golfers of all abilities, ages, and levels of commitment. The world-renowned golfing facility offers year-round training programs. Full-time residency programs run from September through May and are specifically designed to allow players to reach a level of total development. A balance of topnotch academic instruction and world-class golf training is created, and then complemented with performance training that includes mental conditioning, physical conditioning, nutrition assessment and even media training delivered by expert coaches in their respective fields. Camp programs are offered year-round to fully address all areas of total game development.
The IMG Academy Golf Program also offers a tour prep program, designed to improve tournament performance and scoring, while creating an atmosphere centered on self-reliance, discipline and training for both the mind and body. Current LPGA up-and-comers Carolina Llano and Mika Miyazato are recent graduates of this program.
All IMG Academy Golf Program participants – junior, collegiate, adult and professional students – receive performance training that not only focuses on the mechanics of the golf swing, but prepares each individual to be successful in the areas of course management, tournament preparation and practice technique. The aim of the IMG Academy Golf Program is to produce golf athletes that have been armed with the tools necessary to excel technically, tactically, physically, and mentally in the competitive world of sports and life.
See for yourself why no other golf program in the world has won as many junior tournaments, generated as many college scholarships or put as many players on professional tours as the IMG Academy Golf Program!
What You’ll Learn
Technical Elements- full swing, pitching, chipping, putting, how/when to use certain shots, computerized swing analysis. The focus is on the individual's strengths and weaknesses and how to best improve each area.
Pre-Competition- mental discipline, shaping shots, pre-shot routines, recovery shots, “feel” drills and exercises
Competition- how you need to prepare for a match or tournament, including how to eat and think leading up to competition during 18 and 36 hole competition.
Physical - flexibility, injury prevention, building power, increasing core strength
Mental- envisioning shots, attitude, confidence, preparation
“The IMG Academy Golf program is a unique institution that pushes you to the limits to pursue your dreams and fulfill your true potential. It has made me more focused and driven to work harder to get better every day.”
A.R., IMG Academy student-athlete