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JAGA presents the first combined Tier 1 North American High School learning program (Canada high school diploma, top 5 in the world), through Northern Pre-University (NPU), in Hua Hin, Thailand, with a full-time golf training program.  Our in-house international PGA coach.  School, golf and accommodation are at the world-renowned Black Mountain Resort and Golf Club (Golf Digest:  #56 in the world). 

NCAA recruiting events will be organized at Black Mountain with a supplementary trip and tour to the US, to visit top US Golf Schools on an annual basis.


An internationally accredited hybrid learning environment where students are taught by qualified international and local teachers is combined with practicing and competing at the highest level of golf at our home in Black Mountain. Black Mountain features not only world-class golf but the latest in golf technology administered by our professional staff, monitoring and reporting student-golfer progress.

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Northern Pre-University (NPU) – Canada
o    Over 1,000 NPU graduates, around the world
o    Over 800 are currently enrolled in 2022-23 academic year
o    100% of NPU-OVS graduates are accepted into university, which include the top North American and global universities:  e.g., Harvard, Stanford, University of Toronto, Penn State, … 


Black Mountain Golf Club
o    World renowned golf club, having hosted many international tournaments including the European Tour, Asian Tour, and a host of Junior Tour events
o    Onsite amenities include villa accommodation for students, GC-Quad equipped studio, grass driving range and short game practice area, gym, and weight room, as well as academic classrooms, for study
o    Golf – 8 – 10 hours of training with golf coach per week, 2 rounds on 9-hole golf course per week, 2 rounds of 18-hole golf course per week, access to short game, and driving range facilities.



Students will be living in the idyllic Black Mountain resort:
o    4-person villas build and decorated in modern style.
o    3 meals per day
o    Access to common area for socializing
o    Access to waterpark
o    Access to tennis courts
o    Good hiking opportunities
o    2-person bedroom with desk and closet space


J-AGA are offering a range of extra-curricular activities
o    Camping trips at the beginning of term to get everyone acquainted with each other.
o    Beach trips at the world-renowned Hua Hin beach
o    Tennis courts access
o    Waterpark access year around
o    Waterski facilities
o    CSR projects with accreditation
o    Annual study trip

  • How does JAGA approach student development in golf?
    JAGA uses the JAGA-Way Progression system, similar to the martial arts 'belt colour' model. Students are assessed regularly and progress through the system, ultimately striving to become Black Belt, which means they are College-Ready.
  • What is the Optimas-JAGA International Series, Order of Merit?
    The Optimas-JAGA International Series, Order of Merit is a series of more than 35 tournaments across 10 countries in Asia Pacific in 2024-25. The scoreboard tracks the best junior and amateur golfers in the region.
  • What does JAGA stand for?
    Junior Asian Golf Academy
  • What is boarding?
    Boarding is the accommodation and student life experience, at Black Mountain Accommodation is at Black Mountain Villas, where student-golfers will live 4 in a room, a private pool, with meals - 7 days a week Student Life Annual membership to Black Mountain Water Park, Black Mountain Water Ski Park Annual Community Social Responsibility Trip (in Thailand) Annual NCAA Recruiting Showcase Trip (to the USA) – optional
  • Do I have to be a scratch golfer to apply to JAGA?
    JAGA is for student-athletes who wish to focus on their golf, while not sacrificing their education JAGA only requires you to have a highly demonstrated interest and desire to improve yourself and your game
  • How do I apply to be accepted at JAGA?
    Complete the online application form Set up and complete an interview with our admissions team Submit your deposit upon acceptance
  • Does everyone who applies get accepted?
    There are only 28 places available in the 2023-24 year (beginning September 2023) Apply early to ensure you give yourself the best opportunity for acceptance
  • How much does it cost to attend JAGA?
    Golf and academic are B1,250,000, including boarding Travel, uniforms, and stationary are extra
  • Do I have to board, can I live at, or near BM, with my family, and still attend JAGA?
    We encourage all student-golfers to live and board, however, exceptions can be made Yes, you can, but you must state your preference
  • Where are JAGA Academies currently operating and recruiting?
    JAGA Academies are currently operating in 5 locations: Abu Dhabi, UAE (Al Ain), Hua Hin, Thailand (Black Mountain), HCMC, Vietnam (West Lakes), New Delhi, India (ITC-Classic), and Montreal, Canada (Blainvillier).
  • What education curriculum does JAGA incorporate?
    JAGA incorporates the NPU (Northern Pre-University) OSSD, which is currently ranked number one in the world.
  • How do students receive their diploma at JAGA?
    JAGA students are registered with the Canadian Ministry of Education (Ontario) and receive their diploma directly from the MOE, as do all students in the OSSD program.
  • What does it mean to be College Ready at JAGA?
    Being College Ready at JAGA means a student has attained a level of competence and success across all 5 areas of development, including Character, Academics, Body and Mind Strength, Fundamentals and Practice, Course Play and Tournament Preparation.

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