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.

Clazic is a division of Contemporary Fashions, LLC. The principles of their company have over 80 years of experience designing, manufacturing and distributing to the fashion industry. They have created a contemporary, casual belt line. Their current line consists of colorful silicone straps with a choice of buckle to suit your taste. They range from their classic brushed steel buckle, to buckles with generic hand enameled logos, to CUSTOMIZED buckles sporting your own personalized logo. They utilize their USA jewelry factory to manufacture generic and customized logos which are then individually riveted to our steel buckles. Their attention to detail along with their customer support team provides the whole package.

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.

Jones Sports Company has crafted iconic single strap carry bags for the game of golf since its founding in 1971. The Portland, OR brand has long sought to simplify the golf bag, ridding it of frivolous design and unnecessary clutter, to create a bag that players truly enjoy carrying. Jones is dedicated to recreating vintage flair and capturing nostalgia, all the while paying tribute to the legacy of the game by utilizing pure and traditional designs.

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.

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.

St. John Golf and Fitness was created on the basis that each individual, unbiased of their abilities, should be able to reach their full potential as a player. We will strive to provide the highest level of golf instruction, provide the ultimate customer experience and take a personal interest in the development of each student. Along the journey, we will help create life-long ambassadors of the game. Jeffrey St. John, Director of Instruction at St. John Golf and Fitness is a Rochester native who is a Class-A PGA professional and currently serves as the Junior Golf Academy Director at the Country Club of Rochester. Jeffery’s certifications include: Titleist Performance Institute certified, K-VEST certified, US Kids certified and Positive Coaching Alliance certified.

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

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.