Summer is Coming! Get Ready Fore the Kids!
Summer’s coming, and golf facilities across the country are getting ready for junior golf camps and clinics. PGA Jr. League registrations are brisk, and programs are filling up fast. Brendon Elliott and his Little Linksters Academy in Florida is a leading facility in junior golf programming. He highlights the benefits of junior golf engagement and the value of the tools available through the PGA to teachers and coaches across the country.
PGA Professional Brian Jacobs’ Top 10 Ways to Keep Students Engaged During the Winter
Brian Jacobs is improving the lives of his young students by mentoring them in reading, friendship and caring. His impact goes far beyond how well his junior golfers can hit a golf ball. Brendon Elliott, PGA introduces us to this award-winning PGA Professional in this piece on engaging students throughout the winter.
Pathways for Elite Young Golfers
Brendon Elliott has more experience teaching young golfers than many of his PGA Professional colleagues – his resume is stellar. In this piece, he provides some insight on working with juniors, and dealing with their parents. It’s a good story that all aspiring young golfers, and their moms and dads, should sit down and share together.
Always Look to Get Better
Brendon Elliott, the 2017 PGA of America Youth Player Development Award winner, is back this month to share his feelings on adapting as coaches and businesspeople. The pandemic has altered life for many Americans, and adapting to their changing needs will not only benefit those vital relationships, but one’s business in general.
Pee Wee Golfers Swinging into the Game
PGA Professional and Junior Golf Industry Leader, Brendon Elliott shares the story of the origin of his Best Pee Wee Golf Swing in the World contest. His youth golf academy continues to break new ground in the world of junior golf, and what a treat to hear these tails straight from the source.
Riding the Momentum as the Days Get Shorter – Fall Programming for Juniors
PGA Professional and Junior Golf leader, Brendon Elliott shares his insight and tips on engaging junior golfers when the temperatures drop and the days get shorter. Here are his ideas on coaching your kids during the fall and winter months.
Junior Golf Keeps On Keeping On
The influx of new golfers in 2020 has been well-documented. Brendon Elliott shares some numbers he attained from the National Golf Foundation that reinforce what we’re hearing from green grass professionals across the country. As a junior golf leader in Florida, Elliott knows what’s what in junior golf.
Staffing a Youth Academy
Brendon Elliott, PGA Founder of Little Linksters Golf Academy, shares his thoughts on staffing an academy such as his with participation more brisk than ever and finding qualified employees a growing challenge.
In the Shadow of a Golfer
Golf is a difficult game to play, and we often battle the thoughts in our head as much as the challenges of the course or our opponents. Award-winning PGA Professional, Brendon Elliott discusses the steps parents should take to ease the anxiety of their young golfers.
Growing an Effective Long-Term Junior Golf Program – 10 Keys to Success
PGA Professionals understand that junior golf is the foundation of the future of the game. Three of the industry’s leaders in junior golf programming – Brendon Elliott, Nicole Weller and Joe Canny – shared their thoughts on how to grow an effective long-term junior golf program.