About TGA Premier Golf of Boise - After School Enrichment Programs - Golf Camps

We believe sports change lives

Teach, Grow and Achieve with TGA Premier Golf

Golf promotes fitness

All programs include physical activity and muscle development

Golf is educational

Many lessons use math and science including scoring, distance and shot making

Golf builds life skills

Our programs promote respect, honesty, perseverance and sportsmanship

Golf is a life-long sport

Play with family, friends, colleagues and clients

Drive, chip, and putt!

Discover how fun and exciting golf can be with TGA

Meet the Team

Todd Loveland
Territory Director - Golf Coach

Todd Loveland is an accomplished golfer with a commitment to youth sports.  Starting his golfing career at age 3 Todd played in local and national junior tournaments, on Junior High and High School teams, and in college for St. Ambrose University.  Todd is currently the Head Boys Golf Coach for Bishop Kelly High School and is an associate member of the PGA of America.  Todd opened the first TGA franchise in the Boise area in June 2014.

“I have always had a passion for playing and teaching youth golf.  I still frequently play in tournaments, and also love working with and coaching young kids.” “TGA has allowed me to fulfill a dream of having a career in sports while impacting the lives of youth along the way.”  “Golf is a lifetime sport, and I am thrilled to have an opportunity to introduce young kids to the game of golf.”

TGA’s Five Level Enrichment Program empowers kids to improve their skills from one level to the next, while building self-esteem. The program fosters each pupil’s individual ability to be successful at both sports while also encouraging improvement in school. TGA’s unique curriculum is designed to enrich young people’s lives through a combined emphasis on physical fitness, health and nutrition, character building and education, and also includes academic lessons in math, science, history and English.

Pete Burton
Program Director

Coach Pete joins the TGA of Boise as our Program Director as is very excited to work with Coach Todd and help grow the game of golf in the Boise area.  Pete has been around the game of golf ever since he was 3 years old and his favorite part about golf is teaching.  Pete holds a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education, is certified through the Titleist Performance Institute, Double-Goal Coach certified through the Positive Coaching Alliance and is currently enrolled in the PGA Professional Golf Management Program and working towards full PGA membership.  Pete will specialize in Teaching and Coaching through the PGA.  Pete also currently serves as the Director of Instruction at Purple Sage Golf Course in Caldwell, Idaho, and assist both the middle school and high school golf teams as well as the Caldwell Junior Golf Association.

Coach Phil
Golf Coach
Philip Pollacia is our new coach from Dallas Texas, he has 15 years of golf experience and plays to a +0.4 handicap, his golf accolades include all state high school golf (2016) and a nominee for North Idaho athlete of the year. He has one year experience teaching as a head coach for TGA North Collin branch in Texas. When he is not on the golf course you can find him out hiking, fishing or skiing.
Coach Bri
Golf Coach

Coach Bri has played 3 years for the Mountain View golf team acheiving her varsity letter the last two years. She has many hobbies including camping, hiking, reading and golf.  She also has a passion for caring for kid which she gained from working in her church daycare. “I got in to golf because I found that other sports weren’t my style and I liked the personal aspect of golf as well as the honesty and respect that goes along with the game. I love this sport and I am hoping to pass that love on to others!”

Coach Jake
Golf Coach

Coach Jake played 3 years of high school golf along with 2 years of college golf at Walla Walla community college and has been golfing for 16 years. He is currently finishing his degree at Boise State and loves teaching kids golf.  “I’ve always been really interested in growing the game of golf and I thought what better way to give back and build the game then coaching younger students. I am very passionate about the game of golf and I feel like I have a lot to share and teach to the kids.”

Coach Danielle
Golf Coach

Coach Danielle has played 3 years of high school golf, and is currently studying at Boise State. She enjoys playing in IGA and amateur tournaments, as well as with family and friends. She loves to teach others the game, and has done so previously through an assistant coach at the first tee, and the sun valley kids clinics. Other hobbies include skiing and hiking.

Company History

2003

TGA launched its first Golf Enrichment Programs at six Los Angeles schools. TGA’s focus was to provide PK – 8th grade students with an opportunity to learn golf through an innovate 5 level after-school program. This program made golf affordable and accessible for children, and received an overwhelmingly positive response from schools, parents and students. TGA expanded its programs within Los Angeles area schools to accommodate the demands from students and parents who wanted a golf program within the safe, convenient environment of their schools. The curriculum also provided transition for students to go from their schools to programs at the golf course.

2004

TGA’s first camps and clinics were offered at golf courses. TGA also incorporated the expansion of physical fitness and education components as well as adding a character development initiative within its school programs.

2006

Golf professionals along with entrepreneurs began expressing their interest in the unique sustainable and scalable model of TGA. By the end of 2006, after three years of honing and improving the TGA business model and curriculums, TGA began offering geographically exclusive franchisees which became the TGA Premier Junior Golf Program now running throughout the United States.

2008

The USGA approved TGA’s curriculum under the rules of amateur status and TGA became National Partners with the After School Alliance and the President’s Council on Physical Fitness.

2009

TGA achieved its first ranking in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500, and won two industry awards for Business Achievement and Player Development.

2010

Golf Magazine named TGA’s CEO, Joshua Jacobs to Golf’s 40 Under 40 list. TGA was named as one of 10 Best Franchise Deals around the world by Entrepreneur, along with jumping 131 spots in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 ranking from #450 to #319. TGA was also termed the 4th best youth fitness franchise. TGA also formed the 501c3 TGA Sports Foundation, to be able to apply for grants and funding to serve under-resourced areas as well as mentally and physically disabled youth.

2011

TGA gained its 50th franchise along with having seven multiple franchise owners across the country. TGA also branched out into the sport of tennis, signing a National Partnership with the United States Tennis Association (USTA). TGA’s model is now being offered in both the golf and tennis industries and is known as a leading initiative to grow both sports while providing small business ownership and job opportunities. The TGA / USTA proprietary Enrichment Curriculum is solely used by TGA Franchises within schools. TGA works with USTA National along with USTA Sections, Districts and CTA’s to complete the Player Pathway and help feed the USTA’s adult and junior initiatives to grow the sport.

2012

TGA signs its first tennis franchise. TGA’s Youth Sports Franchise model is now one of the fastest at growing junior golf and youth tennis participation amongst 3-13 year olds. TGA’s motto is to Keep Swinging!® and we strive to provide all American youth with the opportunity to learn golf and tennis in a fun and educational environment.

2017

TGA launches a third franchise opportunity that includes 6 team-based sports: cheerleading, flag football, floor hockey, lacrosse, ultimate, and volleyball.

2018

TGA celebrates its 15th anniversary and impacting over 775,000 children through sports programs across the U.S. and Canada.