Wildcat Golf Academy Announces 2017 Winter I Schedule

The Wildcat Golf Academy is excited to announce its 2017 Winter I Schedule. This is the first of three winter sessions for the Wildcat Golf Academy. All 3 sessions will take place at the Gleacher Golf Center at Northwestern, 2407 Sheridan Road, Evanston. To reserve a spot in one of these programs, email Lisa Jones at lisa@wildcatgolfacademy.com. The programs will be filled first by those who can commit to the entire program. There is a limit of 10 players per group. Those who cannot commit will be put on a waiting list until the registration deadline of October 27. To register follow this link: https://wildcatgolfacademy.sportngin.com/register/form/317240223

The Wildcat Golf Academy is a year round program co-founded by Northwestern Director of Golf Pat Goss and Jeff Mory, Director of Golf at Conway Farms. The WGA uses the same coaching strategizes & principles that Goss and Mory used in building their successful college programs at Northwestern University.

SUPER ELITE PROGRAMMING: Perfect for the golfer who wants to play varsity high school golf and compete in local tournaments during the Spring and Summer.

Learn How To:

Super Elite Three Day

Cost: $1,670

Monday, 4:30-6 pm: November 6, 13, 20, 27; December 4, 11

Wednesday, 4:30-6 pm: November 8, 15, 29; December 6, 13, 20

Saturday, 8 am-9:30 am: November 4, 11, 18; Dec. 2, 9, 16

 

Super Elite Two Day

Cost: $1,190

Tuesday, 4:30-6 pm: November 7, 14, 21, 28; Dec. 5, 12, 19

Thursday, 4:30-6 pm: November 9, 16, 30; December 7, 14

 

Super Elite – Girls Only

Cost: $1,190

Tuesday, 6-7:30 pm: November 7, 14, 21, 28; Dec. 5, 12, 19

Thursday, 6-7:30 pm: November 9, 16, 30; December 7, 14

 

ACADEMY: Perfect for golfers who have had 2 to 3 years of golfing experience and are in 5th-6th grade

Cost: $520 pm

Sunday, 2:30-4 pm: November 5, 12, 19; December 3, 10, 17

 

JUNIOR: Perfect for Juniors who have had 2 to 3 years of golfing experience and are in 2nd-4th grade

Cost: $520

Sunday, 1-2:30 pm: November 5, 12, 19; December 3, 10, 17

 

Wildcat Golf Academy Announces 2017 Fall Program – Design a Program That Fits Your Schedule

The Wildcat Golf Academy is a year round program and its Fall schedule has something for golfers of all ages, including an extensive 4-day a week program for junior high golfers.
The WGA Fall schedules at The Glen Club are listed below. If your son/daughter cannot commit to the entire schedule, we can work with you on creating a program that best fits your needs. We will prorate the number of days that he or she can commit to. If you are interested in this option, we will need to know the exact days you will attend, as we have to schedule instructors and tee times for each practice/play day.
 
If you would like to register for one of the complete programs, follow this link to sign up: https://wildcatgolfacademy.sportngin.com/register/form/902092130 .   
 
If you would like to create your own schedule, please email Lia Jones, lisa@wildcatgolfacademy.com with the program and dates you would like to register for!

High School “Drop In Practice” is designed for all WGA members who are playing high school golf. Practices will focus on the skills, shots and situations that need to be improved on from the previous week of competition. Golfers will learn to measure and analyze course statistics and prepare for their next match.

The Junior High program is a 4-days a week and combine practice sessions along with playing days at the Glenview Prairie and Paddle Club. Practices will be focused on fundamental development, while the playing days will be structured like inner squad competitions. Golfers will go out in foursomes and compete against each other. Instructors will be onsite at the Prairie Club to help with rulings and pace of play.

High School “Drop In Practice”

 

Junior High Program (6th, 7th & 8th Grade)

Sunday – Practice at The Glen • 3-4:30 pm

Monday – Play at Glenview Prairie & Paddle Club • Tee Times to be sent out the morning of the play day

Wednesday – Practice at The Glen • 4:30-6 pm

Friday – Play at Glenview Prairie & Paddle Club • Tee Times to be sent out the morning of the play day

 

Register Today for the Drive Chip & Putt Competition & the Boot Camp Presented by the Wildcat Golf Academy

 

Register Today for the Drive Chip and Putt Competition 

 https://www.drivechipandputt.com   

The Drive Chip and Putt Championship is a free nationwide junior golf development competition aimed at growing the game by focusing on the three fundamental skills employed in golf. By tapping the creative and competitive spirit of girls and boys ages 7-15, the Drive Chip and Putt Championship provides aspiring junior golfers an opportunity to play with their peers in qualifiers around the country. Participants who advance through local, sub-regional and regional qualifying in each age/gender category earn a place in the National Finals, which is conducted at Augusta National Golf Club the Sunday before the Masters Tournament and is broadcast live by Golf Channel.

There are various locations in the Chicagoland area where your son/daughter can compete and advance. Logon to the link above to see where he/she can qualify!

 

Drive, Chip & Putt Boot Camp • Presented by the Wildcat Golf Academy

The Drive Chip and Putt Boot Camp is designed to provide your golfer with the necessary training and competition specific to the Drive Chip and Putt rules and regulations. Each training day, stations specific to driving, chipping, and putting will be set up to work on fundamentals to help with each students weakness. Below are the details of the Boot Camp:

The Drive Chip & Putt Boot Camp

WGA Announces 2017 Spring Schedule

Today is the first day of spring and your first view of the 2017 WGA Spring schedule. The Spring Session will take place at the Luke Donald Practice Facility at the Glen Club, Glenview, IL. The schedule includes both practice days (The Glen Club) and play days (The Glenview Prairie Club- Golf & Paddle) for the Super Elite and Elite groups. The Junior group, for golfers in 3rd-5th grade, will practice on Saturdays from 2:30-4 pm. Those who have been enrolled in the Academy group in previous sessions should view the Elite schedule for the spring.  We have both a 5 and 6 week option for those golfers who may miss a week due to spring break.
To reserve a spot in the spring session, please email Lisa Jones at lisa@wildcatgolfacademy.com. Online registration will follow in the next week.

2017 SPRING SCHEDULE

SUPER ELITE
• 6 Week Option: $1,120
• 5 Week Option: $970

Tuesday • PLAY DAY at the Glenview Prairie 9
Foursomes beginning at 4:16 pm (every 10 minutes)
April 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30Saturday • PRACTICE • 1pm – 2:30 pm
April 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20; June 3

-Two Private Lessons

ELITE
• 6 Week Option: $640
• 5 Week Option: $565

Sunday • 1-2:30 pm
PLAY DAY at the Glenview Prairie 9
April 23; May 7, 21PRACTICE at The Glen Club
April 30; May 14; June 4

-Two Private Lessons

JUNIORS
• 6 Week Option:  $430
• 5 Week Option: $365

Saturday • 2:30-4 pm
April 22; 29, May 6, 13, 20; June 3

CUSTOMIZED Wildcat Golf Academy-TaylorMade Golf Bags for Purchase!

The Wildcat Golf Academy has partnered with TaylorMade to offer customized Wildcat Golf Academy golf bags just in time for golf season. The golf bags are available in navy, grey and white and cost just $150. You can also customize the bag with your name for no additional charge.
Click on the link below to order/purchase your bag. The deadline to order a bag is March 17, 2017. Please expect 4 weeks for delivery. If you have any questions, contact Lisa Jones, lisa@wildcatgolfacademy.com.

Shop Now! 

Wildcat Golf Academy Bag

WGA to Host Weeklong Golf Camps at The Glen Club this Summer

The Wildcat Golf Academy will hold a series of weeklong camps for junior golfers who are looking to improve their game over the summer. Range Instruction will take place at the Luke Donald Practice Facility at The Glen Club, while on course instruction will occur at the Glenview Prairie Club – Golf & Paddle, which is across the street from The Glen Club.

Wildcat Golf Academy instructor and Northwestern Volunteer Assistant Coach Tim Streng will direct these camps. Golfers who register for camp must have a basic knowledge of golf. These camps are not for beginner golfers. There is a maximum of 12 golfers per camp.

Cost for one week of camp is $800.  There is a 10% discount if you sign up for multiple weeks of camp or are registering a sibling. Please contact Lisa Jones lisa@wildcatgolfacademy.com for questions.

To register, logon to the following link: https://wildcatgolfacademy.sportngin.com/register/form/165458516

Week #1 – Mon.-Fri., June 12-16, 2017Golfers in 6th-8th Grade

Week #2 -Mon.-Fri., June 19-23, 2017:  Golfers in 3rd-5th Grade

Week #3  – Mon.-Fri., June 26-30, 2017: Golfers in 6th-8th Grade

Week #4 – Mon.-Fri., July 10-14, 2017: Golfers in 3rd-5th

Week #5 – Mon.-Fri., July 17-21, 2017: Golfers in 6th-8th Grade

 DAILY SCHEDULE

Range instruction will consist of:

On Course Instruction:

WGA-Trained Ethan Farnam Joins the Northwestern Golf Program

EVANSTON, Illinois – Ethan Farnam (Crystal Lake, IL/ Prairie Ridge H.S.) will join the Northwestern men’s golf program, head coach David Inglis announced on Wednesday. The two-time Northwest Herald Golfer of the Year will enroll for the university’s 2017 fall quarter.

Read more.

Loyola golfers John Kryscio, Chip Savarie share common bond

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/northbrook/sports/ct-gln-loyola-academy-john-kryscio-chip-savarie-tl-0915-20160916-story.html

WGA Members Playing Division I & Division III Collegiate Golf

Since its inception in May 2011, 16 WGA members will or have played golf at the Division I level, while another 9 are currently competing at Division III Golf institutions. Among them are the 2016 Illinois Women’s State Amateur Champion (Louis McCulloch), 2016 Western Women’s Open Champion (Kate Lillie); 2015 Illinois State Junior Am Champion (Ethan Farnam); 2015 Chick Evans Champion (Andrew Huber); 2014 Midwest Junior Golf Association Player of the Year (Matt Murlick).

Northwestern

Louise McCulloch (HS: New Trier)

Ethan Farm  (HS: Prairie Ridge)

Bennett Lavin (HS: Deerfield)

Michigan

Connor Prassas (HS: Loyola Academy)

Colgate

Andrew Huber (HS: New Trier)

Creighton

Margaret Hickey (HS: Loyola)

Dartmouth

Isabelle Kane (HS: Loyola Academy)

Fairfield

Madison Banas (HS: Loyola Academy)

University of Iowa

Bennett Cotten (committed)

Lehigh

Nicole Feierberg (HS: Highland Park)

Marquette

Matt Murlcik (HS: New Trier)

Minnesota

Kate Lillie (HS: St. Charles North)

Santa Clara

Michael Hultquist (HS: Loyola Academy)

Villanova

Reb Banas  (HS: Loyola Academy)

Virginia

Elizabeth Szokol (HS: New Trier)

Wisconsin

Chip Savarie (HS: Loyola)

DIVISION III

Redlands

George Galanis (HS: Loyola Academy)

Bates College

Joey Salesroom (HS: Latin)

Bowdoin

Daniel Villieu (HS: North Shore Country Day)

Lake Forest College

Jeremy Edelson (HS: Glenbrook North)

Jacob Krugman (HS: Deerfield)

Loras College

Peter Leinenweber (HS: Loyola Academy)

Middlebury College

Fitz Bowen  (HS: New Trier)

Blake Yaccino (HS: Loyola)

University of Rochester

Scott Chudacoff (HS: New Trier)

Emily Duan Earns Medalist Honors at IJGA POY, 12-13 DIV

WGA’s Emily Duan earned medalist honors at IJGA Player of the Year Championship in the 12-13 Girls Division at Randall Oaks Golf Club in Dundee, IL. Duan carded an impressive 4-under-par 138 to take home champion honors for the tournament. Duan also took home the low scoring average for the 2016 season for the division.

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Wildcat Golf Academy Announces 2017 Winter I Schedule

The Wildcat Golf Academy is excited to announce its 2017 Winter I Schedule. This is the first of three winter sessions for the Wildcat Golf Academy. All 3 sessions will take place at the Gleacher Golf Center at Northwestern, 2407 Sheridan Road, Evanston. To reserve a spot in one of these programs, email Lisa Jones […]

read more >

Wildcat Golf Academy Announces 2017 Fall Program – Design a Program That Fits Your Schedule

The Wildcat Golf Academy is a year round program and its Fall schedule has something for golfers of all ages, including an extensive 4-day a week program for junior high golfers. The WGA Fall schedules at The Glen Club are listed below. If your son/daughter cannot commit to the entire schedule, we can work with […]

read more >

Register Today for the Drive Chip & Putt Competition & the Boot Camp Presented by the Wildcat Golf Academy

  Register Today for the Drive Chip and Putt Competition   https://www.drivechipandputt.com    The Drive Chip and Putt Championship is a free nationwide junior golf development competition aimed at growing the game by focusing on the three fundamental skills employed in golf. By tapping the creative and competitive spirit of girls and boys ages 7-15, the […]

read more >

WGA Announces 2017 Spring Schedule

Today is the first day of spring and your first view of the 2017 WGA Spring schedule. The Spring Session will take place at the Luke Donald Practice Facility at the Glen Club, Glenview, IL. The schedule includes both practice days (The Glen Club) and play days (The Glenview Prairie Club- Golf & Paddle) for […]

read more >

CUSTOMIZED Wildcat Golf Academy-TaylorMade Golf Bags for Purchase!

The Wildcat Golf Academy has partnered with TaylorMade to offer customized Wildcat Golf Academy golf bags just in time for golf season. The golf bags are available in navy, grey and white and cost just $150. You can also customize the bag with your name for no additional charge. Click on the link below to […]

read more >

WGA to Host Weeklong Golf Camps at The Glen Club this Summer

The Wildcat Golf Academy will hold a series of weeklong camps for junior golfers who are looking to improve their game over the summer. Range Instruction will take place at the Luke Donald Practice Facility at The Glen Club, while on course instruction will occur at the Glenview Prairie Club – Golf & Paddle, which […]

read more >

WGA-Trained Ethan Farnam Joins the Northwestern Golf Program

EVANSTON, Illinois – Ethan Farnam (Crystal Lake, IL/ Prairie Ridge H.S.) will join the Northwestern men’s golf program, head coach David Inglis announced on Wednesday. The two-time Northwest Herald Golfer of the Year will enroll for the university’s 2017 fall quarter. Read more.

read more >

Loyola golfers John Kryscio, Chip Savarie share common bond

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/northbrook/sports/ct-gln-loyola-academy-john-kryscio-chip-savarie-tl-0915-20160916-story.html

read more >

WGA Members Playing Division I & Division III Collegiate Golf

Since its inception in May 2011, 16 WGA members will or have played golf at the Division I level, while another 9 are currently competing at Division III Golf institutions. Among them are the 2016 Illinois Women’s State Amateur Champion (Louis McCulloch), 2016 Western Women’s Open Champion (Kate Lillie); 2015 Illinois State Junior Am Champion […]

read more >

Emily Duan Earns Medalist Honors at IJGA POY, 12-13 DIV

WGA’s Emily Duan earned medalist honors at IJGA Player of the Year Championship in the 12-13 Girls Division at Randall Oaks Golf Club in Dundee, IL. Duan carded an impressive 4-under-par 138 to take home champion honors for the tournament. Duan also took home the low scoring average for the 2016 season for the division.

read more >