Golf has historically been one of the world’s most traditional sports. But that has slowly but surely been changing. Since Tiger Woods burst onto the professional golf scene in the 1990s, the game — and the business surrounding it — has undergone a sort of renaissance.
As the 2016 election draws near, we thought we’d take a break from the hand-wringing and political arguments to have a little fun. After all, the job of president of the United States is a tough one — so a little outdoor leisure time every now and again is essential to staying sharp, right?
Approximately 100 guests attended the grand opening of Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach last month. Campus Director Jim Hart welcomed the guests who enjoyed a ribbon cutting, refreshments, tours and golf demonstration during the event. Jason Mann, Sr., Vice President of Marketing, spoke on behalf of owners Education Corporation of America (ECA). Also in attendance from ECA was Marketing Director Keri Burnett. Representing the Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce was Shannon Furtick, Membership Retention & Services Manager.
Golf Academy of America's 2014 Employer of the Year award was presented recently to the PGA Tour Superstore management team and western region store managers gathered for a West Coast Summit at their new store in North Scottsdale, Arizona.