UGPM

GOLF PROGRAM

Training to perform

METHODOLOGY

At UGPM, students normally devote 20 hours a week to training, physical conditioning, practice rounds and competitions. At its core, our methodology is centered on developing players into truly competent athletes, with the necessary aptitudes and ambition to perform and ultimately win at the highest level of the game

Our approach to golf is total

DEVELOPMENT

  • Swing Technique
  • Tactical
  • Fundamentals
  • Technology Sessions
  • Drills, Exercises, …

PERFOMANCE

  • Goal Setting
  • Competition Planning
  • Stats Analysis
  • Practice Habits
  • Club Fitting

STRATEGY

  • On-Course Strategy
  • Competition Strategy
  • Midset
  • Confidence
  • Attitude

FITNESS

  • Strength
  • Mobility
  • Stability
  • Swing Speed
  • Flexibility

WELL BEING

  • Physyiotheraphy
  • Sport Medicine
  • Nutrition
  • Injury prevention
  • Outdoor Activities

LIFE SKILLS

  • Responsibility
  • Organisation & Time management
  • Healthy habits
  • Teamwork
  • Character Development

FITNESS

  • Strength
  • Mobility
  • Stability
  • Swing Speed
  • Flexibility

WELL BEING

  • Physyiotheraphy
  • Sport Medicine
  • Nutrition
  • Injury prevention
  • Outdoor Activities

LIFE SKILLS

  • Responsibility
  • Organisation & Time management
  • Healthy habits
  • Teamwork
  • Character Development

Our season kicks-off with an integral evaluation of our players

Technical and technology tests, mental and physical assessment, equipment fitting… This analysis, together with the planning of the player’s competition schedule, serves as the road map for the student during the program
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Every week our players work with our coaches and specialists

To develop sounded knowledge of swing mechanics, a broad variety of on-course and practice training is planned to structure the daily training of each student. The facts allow UGPM coaching team to measure improvement and making adjustments based on evidences with focus on long term development

Physical work-out and mental sessions complete the weekly agenda

At UGPM, the workout sessions aim to optimize golf performance in terms of mobility and strength.
Whereas the mental program teaches students the ability to regulate emotions and course management decisions under any pressure

COACHING TEAM

At UGPM players have the support of the coaching team and specialists that cover all performance areas

DANIEL COLOMAR

DIRECTOR OF GOLF

  • Professional golf player
  • Coach of European Tour players
  • Head Pro at Chaparral Golf

JOSÉ ÁNGEL IBÁÑEZ

GOLF COACH

  • Professional golf player
  • Co-Founder of Chaparral Golf Academy
  • Degree in Economics
  • Golf Instructor at Marbella Golf Country Club

WALTER BOLUMAR

SPORTS PSYCHOLOGIST

  • Degree in Psychology
  • Master in Sports Psychology and Coaching

FELIPE NICHOLSON

SPORTS COORDINATOR

  • University Technician in Agronomy
  • Master in Golf Management
  • Former UGPM player
  • Languages: Spanish, English and German

COSTANTINO PERUZZI

HEAD FITNESS COACH

  • Licensed in CAFYD
  • Master in High Performance Sports
  • Physical Coach for Professionals (Alps Tour/Challenge Tour)
  • Languages: Italian, Spanish and English

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FACILITIES & TECHNOLOGY

Miguel Ángel Jiménez Golf Academy

It is the golf school founded by Miguel Angel Jimenez in 2013 that has a series of unbeatable facilities for the development of training of any golf player.

UMA Sport Centre

76,000 sqm situated at the UMA campus. The sport center boasts an impressive range of state-of-the-art facilities and is a national reference in college athletic facilities

Golf Courses

Our program includes weekly visits to some of best courses in Malaga (the province has more than 50 courses) for our training rounds and internal competitions

Technology

At UGPM we have the best golf technology available. Among our resources we highlight our TRACKMAN 4 and our proprietary golf statistics system, which includes parameters as advanced as the Strokes Gained Putting

MIGUEL ÁNGEL JIMÉNEZ GOLF ACADEMY

Miguel Angel Jiménez Golf Academy is characterised by having one of the best facilities in Andalusia.
Is the training center where our players receive their technical classes.

Its facilities include:

  • Training facilities with bermuda grass
  • Driving range, practice chipping and bunker areas and putting green
  • 9 hole Par 3 course designed by Miguel Ángel Jiménez

PHYSYCAL CONDITIONING CENTER

The UMA Sport facilities are a national reference point that serves a great amount of regional, national and international championships. Furthermore, it offers medical and physiotherapy assistance to our players

  • Cardiovascular and strength-training facilities
  • Other indoor facilities with swimming pool and sports centre (indoor cycling)
  • Courts/fields for tennis, soccer, rugby, padel, tennis, squash
  • Medical and physiotherapy care

GOLF COURSES WHERE WE PLAY

Our program includes weekly visits to Lauro Golf (27 holes), Mijas Golf (36 holes), El Paraiso Golf (18 holes) and Chaparral Golf for internal leagues and training rounds.

TECHNOLOGY

Trackman
The Trackman 4 is the best launch radar on the market right now. It has two built-in radar systems (one for impact and one for ball flight). It records metrics such as trajectory, face angle, head speed, ball speed, etc. Without a doubt, a differential element for training and performance our players.
Statistics
Our approach to golf is rigorous and professional, probably as a result of our university background. Our statistics tool developed fully in-house is probably the ultimate exponent of our understanding of golf #numbersdon’tlie

COMPETITIONS

ONE OF THE STRONGEST PILLARS IN OUR PROGRAM IS OUR COMPETItiON SCHEDULe With more than 30 events per SEASON COVERING THE DIFFERENT COMPETITION REQUIREMENTS OF OUR PLAYERS

Our tournament schedule

At UGPM players have a complete year-round training plan. Our tournament schedule comprises university championships (Spanish and European University Championship, the R&A Scholars and the Boyd Quaich, latest in St. Andrews), WAGR events, Andalusian and Spanish Federation events and team competitions against other college and high performance squads

UGPM Intramural League

UGPM players also compete in an intramural stroke play and match play leagues hosted in several renowned golf courses in the Malaga region. These events allow our team to stay in steady competition mode throughout the season and to transfer skills onto the competition stage

Personalized Tournament Calendar

UGPM players have the support team for planning their event schedule addressing their future expectations. Players who are not ready yet have the possibility of participating in a wide variety of local tournaments across different golf courses in the Malaga region

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