Without a doubt it can be said that the IMG Academy Golf Camp has one of the best programs in the world dedicated to this sport.
And is because there is no other golf camp that has generated more college scholarships, that has achieved more junior tournaments or that has produced a greater number of professional players.
Its superb facilities located in Florida, its high level professionals and a heavenly setting are not the only things that it can offer. This camp provides boys and girls a vision in the first person of the world of professional sport, plunging them into high-performance golf. In addition, its internationality attracts athletes from all over the world creating a multicultural environment where not only the sports side but also the human side prevail.
Its different modalities are adjusted to all ages, schedules and sports levels, and offers academic programs that not only work on the kids’ sports side but also improve their language level by practicing English.
Impressive sports facilities and accommodation
Programmes available all year round
Demanding physical training programme
Few social activities
Excursions are not included in the price
At the IMG golf camp the trainings follow a program of stages, where the sports training is mixed with the fun, creating a relaxed atmosphere that will make this camp an unforgettable experience.
Although different camp modalities exist, all the programs include a basic golf training that seeks to improve both the physical and mental aspect of the player. To achieve this, the more sports-related part of this sport will be worked upon, improving the technique and tactics of each child, a physical and mental conditioning will be performed, videos of performances of professional golfers will be analyzed and they will participate in weekly competitions. In addition, this camp features the modern V1 Pro Video system, a software that allows you to analyze the technique and game style of the student in order to correct possible errors in execution.
And as if this were not enough, this academy allows students choose the "Total Athlete" training option, in which, in addition to working all aspects of the basic training, participants will receive one extra daily hour of very important disciplines in the life of an athlete as nutrition, mental endurance, speed, visual acuity or leadership.
But the camps at IMG are not only sport, the participants have group evening activities and weekly excursions to tourist and interesting sights scheduled, which is sure to make this campus a complete and fun vacation.
The golf trainings at the IMG academy are led by coaches with a wealth of experience and with great communication skills, who not only get to improve the game style of the kids, but also get to teach them how to deal with any sports and personal situation. In addition, the template of IMG has sports development specialists and staff who will accompany the kids during their camp experience, helping them at all times with any questions or problems.
The IMG academy offers, in addition to the sports training, the possibility of improving the English level of its participants.
Language classes at Golf camp
In the 3 and 5 week camp modalities, there is the possibility to choose between two different academic options:
ESL+GOLF: aimed at participants from 8 to 18 years who wish to improve both in sports as well as gain confidence and fluency in the daily use of English. Each day the students will participate in the golf training and then will receive English classes, with fun activities geared towards increasing the daily vocabulary related to the world of sport, relationships, health, food and travel.
TOEFL+GOLF: this option is designed for students between 15 and 18 years who want to play golf during their vacation and at the same time improve their English level in order to pass the TOEFL exam. This level certificate allows the kids whose mother tongue is not English access to American universities, in addition it also has validity as a level test for the majority of companies in the world. Each day the students will train and develop their sports technique and afterwards they will receive English classes, will take preparation exams and will test their knowledge examples of TOEFL tests from previous years.
Agenda and Activities
The IMG golf camp is characterized for being an intensive and high performance golf camp. It devotes a large part of the day to physical as well as mental or technical training. Below you can see an example of the schedule that a child would have during a typical day at this camp. It is for illustrative purposes only since the activities and hours can change.
In the event that you choose the golf + English modality, the kids will devote half the day to sport and the other half to language classes from Monday to Friday.
Once the entertainment time is over, many other activities are organized at the camp so that the kids can continue to have fun.. They can also relax at the game or break rooms available at the camp.
During the weekend any type of excursion outside the camp can be made so that the kids can break from the routine.
Accommodations and Monitors
The residence in which the kids will be staying at during the summer camp will consist of 250 rooms spread over 5 floors. Each room has capacity for 4 students and all rooms have en suite bathroom, internet connection, working desk, closet and bunk-style beds. In addition, the residence has a common area, a game room, a small supermarket, a study room, washers and dryers zone on each floor and cleaning service. In addition, the camp includes full room and board, with a menu designed specifically for athletes filled with all kinds of fresh food served buffet-style.
IMG in Florida camp Accommodation
Distance between facilities
All the team members at the IMG academy have passed rigorous tests that certify their capabilities and qualities to successfully carry out programs of this type, so the students will feel covered at all times by a team of professionals at their service.
The IMG Academy is camp located in Bradenton, in the Florida Gulf Coast.
Both the training place as well as that of the English classes and the lodging is located in the same complex. It is a big resort with sporting facilities of excellent quality, similar to a university campus.
Its exact address is: 34th St WBradenton, FL 34210, USA.
The closest airports to the IMG camp are the Saratosa-Bradenton (SRQ), only 15 minutes from the camp and the Tampa (TPA) at about an hour distance, approximately.
The prices of this programme vary according to a number of factors, such as the demand for places and the age of the participant. Please indicate the approximate start date you are considering and we will contact you as soon as possible with the prices and dates which are available.
Services de Insurance
Through an international insurance company, we offer two different types of insurance:
Camp cancellation insurance
If you want to rest assured that you can recover your money in the event that your child is unable to attend the camp because of unforeseen circumstances - our cancellation insurance policy may be of interest to you. More information here
We also offer a travel insurance policy that also includes medical assistance. Details of the full policy coverage can be found here
Steps to make a reservation for the camp
- Step 1: Make a payment of 50% of the total cost of the program. (If you reserve after May 31st, you must pay 100% of the cost of the program to reserve.)
- Step 2: Turn in the required documents duly completed.
Once you have completed steps 1 and 2, we’ll send you a confirmation of your reservation.
Once you have received the confirmation, you can buy your transportation tickets. If you have reserved the transfer service, be sure to send us an email regarding the details of your trip so we can successfully transport you to the camp.