Junior Golf Foundation
"Growing the Game for Junior Golfers"

Our Board of Directors  

President

David Izzo 

352-615-1957

davidizzo@comcast.net

Treasurer

Hugh Blaney

hblaney3@comcast.net

Elaine F. Izzo

Secretary

golfelaine@comcast.net

 

Our Coaches  

Trent Reeves

Director of Golf Instruction

Player Development

 Trent is a dedicated class A member of the PGA of America with over 27 years in the golf industry. For the last 22 years he was the Director of the Dave Pelz Scoring Game School in Boca Raton, Florida. During his career Trent has had the opportunity to work with all levels of golfers from beginners to tour players including Mark Wilson, K J Choi, D J Brigman, Rocco Mediate, Gregory Havret and Jamie Donaldson. He also was involved in starting an elite Junior Golf Clinic, working with top Junior golfers from all over the country. To compliment his teaching career, Trent has also competed in several mini tour events as well as PGA of America section events.

Trent's teaching philosophy is to make golf simple, natural and athletic. By helping students understand the natural and athletic movements of a golf swing the students can have more fun playing golf while improving. He has a teaching style that makes the students feel at ease and comfortable as they progress. Trent believes that with a knowledgeable and a caring coach, EVERYBODY can improve and enjoy this great game we call golf. 

 

Wade Martin

PGA Teaching Professioinal

Wade Martin is a dedicated Class A member of the PGA of America and has been for over 20 years. Born and raised in Cedartown, Georgia, Wade grew up on a local golf course developing an early passion of the game of golf. Moving to Florida in 1995, he worked for a few country clubs before turning his focus to teaching in 2001 when he joined National Golf Schools. In 2005 Wade was recognized by National Golf Schools as "Teacher of the Year" in the U.S. Since moving to The Villages in 2006, Wade has become involved with the Tri-County Junior Golf Foundation and The Villages Charter Schools. He coached The Villages High School Girls’ Golf Team, making two consecutive State Final appearances in 2010 and 2011. Currently he is coaching The Villages High School Boy’s