Leadership Academy

LPGA Leadership Academy

In 2015, the LPGA Foundation began a new, exciting journey, as we introduced a two-day LPGA Leadership Academy to keep teenage girls engaged in golf and prepare them for leadership opportunities.

The LPGA Leadership Academy uses golf as a vehicle to provide a framework for young women to develop their confidence, communication, and leadership skills.

Group exercises, expert led discussions, journaling and interaction with female executives and mentors help girls discover their unique strengths and leadership style.

We use the game of golf as a platform and learning tool to:

         - teach girls how to become better decision makers
         - overcome and let go of set backs
         - take calculated risks and "Lean In"
         - develop skills to accomplish specific goals
         - play their own game and find their own voice

Forty participants receive a scholarship to participate in this unique event which will be hosted in several markets.

Applications are now open and deadlines vary by Academy. Please click on each tab to find more information on each Academy.


July 17-18, 2023

Application Deadline
May 26, 2023

Los Angeles, CA


  • Girls ages 13-18
  • Some golf experience
  • Interest in improving confidence, communication, decision making, team and leadership skills
  • Plan to pursue a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) field in college

Utilizing golf as the medium, a key life-lesson will be addressed at each station throughout the Academy which will ultimately unlock each participant's true potential. Each day will include leadership activities/lessons via golf with lunch, stations, breaks, and journaling.

The Academy comes at no cost to girls, ages 13 - 18, whose applications have been accepted.

Participants must be ages 13-18 and have some golf experience in order to participate. If selected, girls would have to bring their own golf clubs.

Academy Schedule 

Monday, July 17
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Breakfast & Registration
Indoor Sessions: Qualities of Leaders and Confidence Exercises
Outdoor Stations: Golf instruction plus Trust, Communication, Decision Making
Lunch and Collegiate Panel
Indoor Session: Perseverance and Self-Reliance
Outdoor Stations: Golf instruction plus Confidence building, Taking Risks
Closing & Journaling

Tuesday, July 18
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Breakfast & Registration
Indoor Sessions: BIG Dreams - Finding Your Passion 
Outdoor Session: Golf instruction plus Teamwork, Goal Setting 
Lunch and Women Executive Panel
Group Activities: Finding Your Own Voice
Summary and Closing Celebration

No cost to girls, ages 13 - 18, whose applications have been accepted.


  • 2-day LPGA Academy taught by top LPGA Instructors and female executives
  • Breakfast and lunch daily (includes snacks and beverages)
  • Gift bag filled with goodies and logoed merchandise

* Participant is responsible for her travel and lodging expenses

Applications are open! Click HERE to apply!

Presented By


Midland Country Club
June 20-21, 2023

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New Jersey

USGA Campus
August 2-3, 2023

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West Coast

The Golf Club at Newcastle
Newcastle, WA
August 8-9, 2023


Los Angeles, CA

Topgolf - Los Angeles
July 17-18, 2023

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Frisco, TX
June 12-13 2023