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Western Golf Association
Caddie Academy

The 2020 WGA Caddie Academy Application

Introduction


Since 2012, the WGA Caddie Academy has provided caddie opportunities for current freshmen in high school who have excellent academics, demonstrated financial need and outstanding character and who would otherwise be unable to caddie at WGA-affiliated clubs. The Caddie Academy has been offered to young women each year since 2012, and in 2017, the WGA launched a program for young men.

Please complete the application below and upon submitting, please provide (this list along with related PDF downloads will be displayed after you submit the application below — on the page immediately following):

  • A personal essay: One page, double-spaced, typed essay to help the committee become better acquainted with you. Your essay should include: 1) Personal background, 2) Your interest in caddying and participating in the Caddie Academy, 3) Your qualifications for selection.
  • High School Evaluation Form (download here, print and submit with other documents)
  • High School Transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation (written by a high school official)
  • The first page of your family's most recent tax return and W-2 Forms
  • Brief statement written by a parent summarizing your family’s financial condition

All of the above documents should be mailed to: The WGA Caddie Academy, 2501 Patriot Blvd, Glenview, IL 60026. Please set aside ample time to complete this form in one pass as you cannot save and return to complete it. Almost all of the fields are required — only class rank is optional, please keep this in mind as you are filling out the form.


Please confirm that you are available for the full term of the program.
I am available to participate for the entire seven (7) weeks at the Caddie Academy.
Please provide your full name
Please provide your birthdate.
Gender is required!
Please provide your home, mailing, address.
Please enter your home/mailing address city.
Please provide your home/mailing address state.
Please provide your home/mailing ZIP code.
Please provide us your cell phone number or NONE.
Please provide us with your home phone number or NONE.
Please provide your full high school name.
Please provide a valid E-Mail address where we can reach you.
Please provide your weighted GPA.
Please provide your UNWEIGHTED GPA.
Please attach an individual photo of yourself (formal-head & shoulders if possible)
 

Please click the "browse" button to upload an individual picture of yourself (preferably a formal-head and shoulders image).


Files must be in JPG, PNG, TIF or PDF format and less than 4MB in size.

Please attach a personal essay
 

Please click the "browse" button to upload a personal essay.


Files must be in TXT, DOC, DOCX or PDF format and less than 4MB in size.



Please tell us about additional programs that apply or select Not Applicable

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Please tell us about your siblings, or NONE if you have none.
Please list two references that the committee can contact (i.e. teachers, coaches, etc.) to discuss your application.
Please provide the name of the reference.
Please tell us how you know this reference.
Please provide the reference's phone number.
Please provide the reference's valid email address.
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I certify that the above information, to the best of my knowledge, is true. I understand that by filling in the fields below, I am electronically signing this application in the same way a paper form would be signed by pen, with the same binding intent and execution.
In order to complete the application, please type your name thereby signing this form.
Please enter today's date in the numeric format of DD/MM/YYYY.
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