Normally hitting your driver in the school cafeteria will earn you a quick trip to the principal’s office but there’s one after school program that’s encouraging it. Watch Detroit’s Local 4 News’ feature on TGA of Southeast Michigan below.
When Washington Mutual was bought by Chase in 2008 and the bank’s new owner began cutting costs, Brad Kirkpatrick found himself out of a job. A graduate of Pomona College and USC where he earned a Master’s degree in accounting, Kirkpatrick was experienced and qualified, but finance jobs were hard to come by following economic […]
Youth sports programs need not exist outside of the classroom — they can thrive right alongside it. TGA Sports, which stands for “Teach, Grow, Achieve,” is a youth sports franchise company that specializes in before- and after-school enrichment tennis programming. The innovative group uses unconventional spaces — cafeterias, hallways, gyms, multipurpose rooms, and classrooms — to bring […]
The fastest growing junior golf program in the industry is bucking the mainstream trend of how to grow participation. By vesting local stakeholders to grow golf through a unique youth sports franchise model, TGA is growing faster than industry programs such as PGA Junior League (33,000), Youth on Course (18,000), and Drive, Chip, Putt, and […]
The Future of the Game is Found in K-8 “Indoors or outdoors, we have a station-based curriculum that is as much about academics as it is about sport. We’re an extension of the classroom.” – Joshua Jacobs, TGA Founder Without golfers, there is no golf: They will pave paradise and put up parking […]
Second junior golf program impacting youth, schools, and families launches in Tucson Tucson, AZ – The fastest growing junior golf program, TGA Premier Golf, continues to expand and impact the state of Arizona adding a second golf franchise in the Tucson community. A former mortgage broker and club operations manager, Mike Owens was looking for […]
Northern California Programs are Leading the Growth of Junior Golf The Future Is Now: Diverse Approaches Spur the Growth of Junior Golf in Northern California. By Judd Spicer. Sporting a confluence of golf programs ranging from introduction to high-level tournmanet play, the diverse junior golf scene in Northern California is blossoming with opportunity. With affordability, access, […]