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PGA Youth Development is a PacificPine Sports Group company. PacificPine Sports Group is a leading nationwide multi-sport youth academy program in China. PacificPine Sports currently operates in four sports verticals under PGA (golf), ATP (tennis), AC Milan (soccer), and Five-Star Basketball. PacificPine Sports is headquartered in Shenzhen.
Five-Star Basketball Academy is a leading youth basketball academy business in China with operations in 9 cities including Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Beijing, Shanghai, Dongguan, Foshan, Hefei, and Hong Kong. Five-Star Sports has over 4,000 students nationwide and employs over 60 coaches. Five-Star Sports offers a full range of classes, club programs, tournaments & leagues, summer/holiday basketball camps, overseas tours and a full-time high school basketball academy. Over 50 of our students have gone on to play at a varsity level in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
PGA Youth Development has operations in 7 cities across China including Dongguan, Shenzhen, Haikou, Hong Kong, Beijing, Sanya, and Shanghai. PGA Youth Development has over 1,700 students and employs over 30 coaches, led by actual PGA of America members. PGA Youth Development offers a full range of products including private & elite training, group clinics, tournament series, summer/holiday golf camps, after-school activities (ASA), special school programming, team building, special events (including golf league and golf tournaments), and a full-time golf academy.

In Hong Kong, PGA Youth Development has two development centres, PGA Development Center - Waterfall and the Hong Kong Golf & Tennis Academy (HKGTA), where we bring elite golf training to foster growth, discipline, and a love for the game of golf amongst Hong Kong's youth.
Our Philosophy
We provide the ultimate pathway to physical, mental, and emotional excellence for youth of all athletic abilities. 

Teaching Excellence
Our superior coaching team is led by Golf Magazine Top 100 golf teacher Kevin Smeltz and staffed with dedicated PGA of America members and teaching professionals.

Beginner to Elite
We use a Long Term Athletic Development Program "LTAD" to promote healthy and well-rounded individuals.

We use the teaching of functional movement skills and fundamental sports skills to help student athletes reach their full athletic potential.

We care about the mental, physical, social, and emotional elements that can enhance or hinder elite performance.

Data Driven
Our coaches use technology to provide the best prescription possible to allow us to spend more time where it matters. 

Artistic Coaching Style
With all of the information available to them, our coaches simplify the message, so that it is easy for the student to grasp.

Healthy Environment
We provide the training ground for your student-athlete to be set up for life success.

At A Glance









Summer & Holiday Camps

PGA of America Junior Tour

PGA Full-Time Academy





Hong Kong

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