Partners

Apparel and Equipment Partners

Bridgestone Golf – Bridgestone Golf USA is based in Covington, GA and manufactures premium golf balls, clubs and accessories under Bridgestone and Precept brands. The company started making golf balls in 1935 and, as the world’s largest tire manufacturer, leverages its 900 rubber polymer science engineers worldwide to produce high-performing products. The pioneer of ball fitting since 2007, Bridgestone has conducted more than 300,000 in-person sessions using launch monitors and one million-plus online. The data informs continuous innovation and advancement of ball technology. Bridgestone Golf USA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bridgestone Sports Co. Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo.

Golfweek, the Official Media Partner of the IJGT, is “For Serious Golfers Only.” For more than three decades, Golfweek has been a constant, undeniable force in the world of golf. No other publication comes close to equaling Golfweek’s consistent and comprehensive coverage of the game. From breaking news to lifestyle features and across every level of competitive play, Golfweek’s unwavering dedication to all things golf transcends the norm, setting the standard by which all others are measured. And it is this all-encompassing ownership of coverage that continues to make Golfweek not only the No. 1 golf weekly among serious golfers, but also the most authentic, authoritative and independent voice in golf.

Oakley was created for world-class athletes, those who see the limits of possibility as just another challenge. Their dedication drives us to look beyond the conventional ideas of industry standards. It’s in our DNA to identify problems, create inventions, and wrap those inventions in art. And simply to make things better than anyone thought possible. Decades of Oakley innovation have been awarded more than 600 patents that elevate physics to the level of art. Technologies transcend sports to enhance the lives of consumers, and more than 110 countries now enjoy a full array of market-leading products including premium sunglasses, goggles, prescription eyewear, apparel, footwear and accessories. These products represent our commitment to excellence – a passion that redefines what is possible for those who defy their own limits.

PUMA is one of the world’s leading Sports Brands, designing, developing, selling, and marketing footwear, apparel, and accessories. For over 65 years, PUMA has established a history of making fast product designs for the fastest athletes on the planet. PUMA engages in exciting collaborations with major brand advocates including musical superstar Rihanna and her acclaimed Fenty collection. It also offers performance and sport-inspired lifestyle products in categories such as Soccer/FootballRunningTraining and FitnessGolf and Motorsport

Academy Partners

The mission of Bishops Gate Golf Academy is to develop Mastery, Autonomy, and Purpose in our players to create a new generation of self-directed student-athletes who believe in their limitless power and potential. With over 50,000 square feet of course-like training space, 45,000 square feet of putting and short-game practice area, and an 11-hole golf course, playable in 22 different ways, our coaching team uses our world-class training facility to train students in golf course conditions every day.

International Junior Golf Academy – The International Junior Golf Academy (IJGA) is the premier destination for middle and high school golfers seeking a competitive advantage over their peers. IJGA’s unique programs deliver customized golf training, tour competition, performance training, character building and an elite college preparatory education in a close, family environment in Hilton Head, South Carolina.

Academic Partners

Heritage Academy – Heritage Academy, located on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, is a top-rated academic institution serving students in 5th through 12th grade. Heritage Academy offers college preparation, advance placement, honors, and English as a Second Language (ESL) courses to meet a variety of academic needs. Block scheduling allows students to follow their passion by offering a flexible academic schedule for training and competitions needs. The student body represents over 30 countries and 40 U.S. states. Heritage Academy passions include golf, tennis, swimming, equestrian, the performing arts, and many more.

Laurel Springs School is a fully accredited, private online school for students K-12. Founded in 1991, Laurel Springs School offers challenging and flexible programs for students in Kindergarten through twelfth grade. With college prep academics, we have a 91% college acceptance rate. Laurel Spring’s graduates enter the most selective colleges and universities of their choice in the U.S. and throughout the world. Please click on the following link to view a sample of Laurel Springs School college acceptance list.

Non-Profit Partners

Global Junior Golf is the total approach to Junior Golf. Juniors can enter a worldwide platform to compete against the nation’s top juniors. During the season, players can participate at multiple events throughout the globe. Each tournament is setup as a tour-like experience and players find themselves in a family-type atmosphere which enables them to focus entirely on their game.

The Heritage Classic Foundation – Since its inception, the driving force behind the Heritage Classic Foundation has been to improve lives. The Heritage Classic Foundation operates the only PGA event held in South Carolina, The Heritage. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, every dollar of profit generated by The Heritage, The Players Amateur, and the Junior Heritage is distributed to charitable organizations. To date, almost $20 million has been donated to charities through the efforts of the Heritage Classic Foundation.

Junior Champions Foundation, a 501(3)(c) nonprofit organization, was set up to help junior athletes without the financial resources achieve their goals and potential through higher education and better athletic training methods. The Junior Champions Foundation has one goal in mind; giving back to junior athletes to see them succeed in their passions, as well as in life.