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5 Cities for Golf Lovers

Apr 14, 2015

Location is everything when it comes to business, home buying, and golf schools. Why golf schools? Well, the simple answer to that question is that golfers love to golf, and for great golf you need great weather.

For this reason, Golf Academy of America’s campuses are strategically located in five of the best golf spots in the United States: Myrtle Beach, Orlando, Dallas, Phoenix, and San Diego.

Check out these reasons why golfers love the cities our campuses call home:

Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Myrtle Beach, S.C.

  • More than 100 championship golf courses in the Grand Strand area
  • Includes courses designed by Robert Trent Jones, Pete Dye, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Fazio and Greg Norman
  • Home to the Myrtle Beach World Amateur golf tournament
  • Average annual high temperature in the 70s
  • 60 miles of beaches

Orlando, Fla.

Orlando, Fla.

  • More than 170 golf courses in the Orlando area
  • Home to many professional golfers including Tiger Woods, Ernie Els, Sergio Garcia, Retief Goosen and Stuart Appleby
  • Home of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Club & Lodge
  • On average, the temperatures reach at least 70 degrees 326 days per year
  • Plenty of theme parks

Dallas, Texas.

Dallas, Texas

  • More than 200 golf courses in the Dallas area
  • Includes courses designed by Jack Nicklaus, Tom Fazio, Robert Trent Jones, Pete Dye, Donald Ross and Hal Sutton
  • Home to the Byron Nelson Classic hosted at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas
  • Average annual temperatures in the upper 60s
  • 125 miles of award-winning hiking and biking trails

Phoenix, Ariz.

Phoenix, Ariz.

  • nearly 200 golf courses in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area
  • Includes courses designed by Jay Morrish, Tom Weiskopf, Jack Nicklaus and Pete Dye
  • Scottsdale is home to Troon North – one of the most breathtaking desert golf experiences in the southwest
  • Home to one of the most popular events for fans and players on the PGA Tour – the Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale
  • An average of 321 sunny days every year

San Diego, Cali.

San Diego, Cali.

  • Over 90 golf courses in the San Diego area in a variety of styles including mountains, desert and ocean courses
  • Includes courses designed by Johnny Miller, Gary Player, Ted Robinson, Arthur Hills
  • Home to one of the most popular courses for a PGA Tour event – Torrey Pines Golf Club – host of the Farmers Insurance Open
  • Average daily temperature of 70 degrees
  • 70 miles of beaches

Golf Academy of America provides a rigorous, in-depth golf education no matter the campus. Once you’ve decided that attending golf college is the right path to your career in the golf industry, the hardest decision might truly be which campus to attend!

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