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Golf Academy of America Spring Classic Tournament Introduces Junior Players to Golf Careers

This year's Golf Academy of America Spring Classic, a junior tournament the Academy sponsors in partnership with the Southern California PGA, took place on March 31 at the Balboa Golf Course in Encino. James Albert, the SCPGA Tour Coordinator, and Golf Academy of America graduate Chad Rongavilla were among the organizers.

Jul 9, 2014

From a Hobby to a Golf Degree: A Profile of Veteran Steven Grooms

After proudly serving his country in the United States Air Force, Steven Grooms was looking for the right career opportunity upon completing his military term. His thoughts took him back to when he was about 15 years old. It was at that point of his life when he began playing the game of golf with his dad at a local course in Michigan. Little did he know at that time he was planting the seeds for a career in golf. 

Jun 20, 2014

The U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2: Excitement in the Golf Industry

Storylines are never in short supply when it comes to the United States Open Championship, and this year’s second major golf championship of the year is no different. One of the game’s most popular players Phil Mickelson is under federal investigation for possible insider trading, as he pursues his first U.S. Open Championship. Often anointed as the next superstar, Rory McIlroy recently split from longtime girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki and his play has been either really bad or really good in the past few rounds. Lastly, Tiger Woods will remain stuck on 14 major victories due to his recovery from back surgery. And those are just the off-the-course headlines!

Jun 6, 2014

Does Finding the Correct Ball Affect Your Game?

These days, the golf equipment business is booming. Golfers spend countless hours researching developments in clubs, then being fitted for the proper equipment. The lowly golf ball might not get as much attention, but the pros at Golf Academy of America would argue it's just as important.  

Jun 4, 2014

What Are The Most Difficult U.S. Courses? Golf Academy of America Pros Weigh In

You may know the ins and outs of all the courses in a 100-mile radius of your front door. You might have mastered the hometown country club. Sure, those courses have their challenges, but if you really want to see what you're made of, you'll have to step out of your comfort zone.

May 29, 2014

Forty Years Later, GAA Still Leading the Way in Golf Education

Golf Academy of America is celebrating its fortieth anniversary this year. From its modest beginnings in San Diego, it has grown into an icon in the golf industry.

 
Apr 23, 2014

The Women in Golf Series: Katie Morrison

Recently, the PGA launched an initiative to introduce golf to an underserved demographic with serious potential for growing the game: Women. Golf Academy of America is helping make that happen by giving future female leaders the training they need to succeed. This series chronicles four women who are using their education to positively impact in the industry.

Apr 16, 2014

The Women in Golf Series: Julie Fenn

Recently, the PGA launched an initiative to introduce golf to an underserved demographic with serious potential for growing the game: Women. Golf Academy of America is helping make that happen by giving future female leaders the training they need to succeed. This series chronicles four women who are using their education to positively impact in the industry.

Apr 9, 2014

The Women in Golf Series: Sara Bush

Recently, the PGA launched an initiative to introduce golf to an underserved demographic with serious potential for growing the game: Women. Golf Academy of America is helping make that happen by giving future female leaders the training they need to succeed. This series chronicles four women who are using their education to positively impact in the industry.

Apr 2, 2014

The Women in Golf Series: Karlene Hadley

Recently, the PGA launched an initiative to introduce golf to an underserved demographic with serious potential for growing the game: Women. Golf Academy of America is helping make that happen by giving future female leaders the training they need to succeed. This series chronicles four women who are using their education to positively impact in the industry.

Mar 27, 2014