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3 Major Athletes Who Love to Play Golf

Stephen Curry

Like most working professionals, pro athletes need an escape from their day jobs every once in a while. But unlike those with work at a desk, athletes know that their competitive spirits will likely outlast their bodies' abilities to play their trade. So what's the best thing for them to do? Take to the golf course, of course!

Aug 24, 2016

Looking Ahead: The Next 5 U.S. Open Venues

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Image: Roger Rowlett/CC BY-SA 2.5

So with the 2016 edition and Dustin Johnson's great triumph in the rear view mirror, let's look ahead to the next five U.S. Open sites.

Aug 17, 2016

Campuses give back on Community Service Day

Campuses give back on Community Service Day

Our Golf Academy of America campuses enjoyed participating in Community Service Day in early June. The Community Service Day was developed as a means for employees, faculty and students to participate together in a service project.

Jun 22, 2016

Practice at Home: 3 Ways to Boost Your Golf Game

Practice at Home: 3 Ways to Boost Your Golf Game

Unfortunately, chances are strong that you don't have a multi-acre, immaculate, private practice facility in your backyard like the one Tiger Woods has. (Heck, he's practically the only professional golfer with that sweet a setup). But that doesn't mean you can't practice at home. Here are three ideas for using parts of your living space in the eternal quest to shave strokes off your handicap.

Jun 22, 2016

Father's Day: How Dads Influence Our Passion for Golf

Father's Day: How Dads Influence Our Passion for Golf

Father's Day is coming up this weekend, and even if it didn't coincide with the final round of the U.S. Open each year, it would still be a day on which golf is celebrated as a catalyst for family bonds — especially between fathers, sons and daughters. But since our national championship comes to a head on that day, it's all the more special.

Jun 15, 2016

Forged vs. Cast Irons — Which Are Right for Your Golf Game?

Forged vs. Cast Irons — Which Are Right for Your Golf Game?

Looking for new golf clubs can be a daunting task, and since irons will likely comprise the majority of clubs in your bag (and therefore your biggest golf club investment), they are the clubs you need to research the most pre-purchase.

Jun 8, 2016

GAA Tops Leaderboard Heading into National Championship

GAA Tops Leaderboard Heading into National Championship

It's been a busy April as Golf Academy of America's campus teams carry on through the Spring Tournament Season. Several teams competed in two rounds of National Collegiate Club Golf Association regional tournaments during the month.

Apr 22, 2016

GAA Club Teams Heat Up in Spring NCCGA Tournaments

GAA Club Teams Heat Up in Spring NCCGA Tournaments

The Spring 2016 National Collegiate Club Golf Association tournament season has officially begun. Teams from Golf Academy of America campuses in Phoenix, Dallas, and Myrtle Beach recently played in their first regional events, securing one 1st place and two 2nd place finishes in their respective regions.

Mar 10, 2016

Students Experience Waste Management Phoenix Open

Students Experience Waste Management Phoenix Open

There’s never a dull day at Golf Academy of America. From the variety of classes engaging students each day on campus to the afternoons spent finessing skills on the course and competing in tournament play, each day brings an exciting new challenge and opportunity.

Feb 15, 2016

4 Holiday Gift Ideas for Golfers

4 holiday gift ideas for golfers

The holiday season is here, and there are more reasons now than ever for golfers to be excited about the gifts they may give or receive. At Golf Academy of America, it's hard for us to choose just a few items from our wish lists. Luckily, we managed to narrow it down to four great ideas for gifts to give your favorite golfer.

Dec 9, 2015