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  • Jackson Young recipient of the Wright Way Scholarship 2017

    March 15 – Congratulations to Jackson Young the 2017 recipient of the Wright Way Scholarship. This scholarship is given by the Wilmington Junior Golf Association each year to a student who excels at school, is active in community affairs, and plays high school golf. The scholarship is named for Tim Wright who tragically died Christmas Read More

  • Social/Fundraising Event @ Waterline Brewery

    May 19 | Please join the Wilmington Junior Golf Academy at Waterline brewery starting at 4:00PM. There will be live music and a food truck.  There will also be golf games for kids and adults and a silent auction. This is a family friendly event. Venue Website: http://www.waterlinebrewing.com   Waterline Brewery 721 Surry Street Wilmington, NC 28401 910-777-5599

  • Youngsters learn life lessons in Junior Golf Academy

    WILMINGTON | Youth, golf and Jake Hunt all come together under one golf umbrella called the Wilmington Junior Golf Academy, a nonprofit organization. Hunt founded the academy to help junior golfers maximize their educational opportunities and enhance their golfing skills. As a nonprofit, the funding comes from donations from individuals, businesses, bequests and fundraising events. Read More

 

Articles:

Aug. 2016: Wilmington Junior Golf Academy: Golf and Discipline: https://capefearlivingmagazine.com/wilmington-junior-golf-academy/

Jul. 2016: MyReporter: Do Any Local Groups Accept Donations of Golf Clubs to help teach Children Golf? http://www.myreporter.com/2016/07/23597/

Feb. 2015: Wilmington Junior Golf Academy to Tee Off for Spring http://www.wwaytv3.com/2015/02/27/wilmington-junior-golf-academy-ready-to-tee-off-for-spring/

Jul. 2013: Wilmington Junior Golf Academy to Hold Tournament Fundraiser: http://portcitydaily.com/2013/07/19/wilmington-junior-golf-academy-to-hold-tournament-fundraiser/

Nov. 2012: Academy with City Roots fans out TeachArea Youth Players: http://www.starnewsonline.com/news/20121105/academy-with-city-roots-fans-out-to-teach-area-youth-players

Aug. 2012: “Swingin’ Fore the Kids” Helps Local Children: http://www.wwaytv3.com/2012/08/06/swingin-fore-the-kids-helps-local-children/

Nov. 2011: Youngsters Learn Life Lessons in Junior Golf Academy http://www.starnewsonline.com/article/NC/20111122/News/605057043/WM/

May 2011: Lumina News: Golf Pro Makes a Difference: http://archive.luminanews.com/article.asp?aid=8174&iid=271&sud=42