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Featured Class: Tournament Play at Golf Academy of America

Featured Class: Tournament Play at Golf Academy of America

What if you could get college credit by playing golf and competing against your friends and classmates every week?

Sep 2, 2015

3 Yardage-Measuring Devices Revolutionizing Golf: What's Right for You?

3 Yardage-Measuring Devices Revolutionizing Golf: What's Right for You?

Have you ever watched professional golf on television and marveled at how easily the network is able to use technology to show a player's distance to the hole on a given shot? Wouldn't you like that sort of accuracy of information when you play golf?

Aug 31, 2015

Golf Academy of America student Devon Montoya talks about improving his game, has advice for other students

3 Thoughts To Help You Choose Your Next Set Of Irons

You may drive for show and putt for dough, but your irons are the workhorses in your golf bag. They may not get the glory, but they produce a far more varied array of shots over the course of a round and a season than your woods or flatstick. That's why you need to do your due diligence as you look for your next set.

Aug 28, 2015

3 Thoughts To Help You Choose Your Next Set Of Irons

3 Thoughts To Help You Choose Your Next Set Of Irons

You may drive for show and putt for dough, but your irons are the workhorses in your golf bag. They may not get the glory, but they produce a far more varied array of shots over the course of a round and a season than your woods or flatstick. That's why you need to do your due diligence as you look for your next set.

Aug 26, 2015

Featured Class: Club Fitting at Golf Academy of America



Did you know that the majority of golfers are playing with clubs that don't match their swing? Most off-the-rack golf clubs are not fitted specifically for the individual. But if you have a consistent grip for each club in your bag, you will hit more consistently—it's that simple.

Aug 24, 2015

Brand-New Big Sticks: 2015's Best Drivers


Jordan Spieth may have taken the golf world by storm this year by making seemingly every important putt, but the ability to drive the ball remarkable distances is still a huge source of glory in the game. Whether on the PGA Tour (embodied by the likes of Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson and Bubba Watson) or just around your home course, players love watching bombers bomb the ball almost as much as they aspire to become bombers themselves.

Aug 19, 2015

Golf Academy of America Alumni Profile: Pat Steusloff, Founder of Kinetek Sports

Golf Academy of America Alumni Profile: Pat Steusloff, Founder of Kinetek Sports

It looks like the game of golf is about to get a little more technologically advanced—all because Pat Steusloff took a flier in 2006.

Aug 3, 2015

Golf Academy of America's top 5 most difficult par 3s in Orlando

Orlando: the famous vacation destination for those seeking warm weather, fun attractions and an all-around great time. Orlando is an awesome place to visit. But if you're considering going to golf college, add the Orlando location of Golf Academy of America to the top of your list. Not only is it in a sunny location, but the Orlando campus is surrounded by a large number of renowned, award-winning golf courses that students can enjoy playing year-round.

Aug 3, 2015

Golf Academy of America Faculty Profile: Brad Turner, Orlando campus director

Brad Turner

Golf Academy of America has always held high standards for providing their students with the best possible education. That is why we enlisted Brad Turner, a PGA member and short game master, nearly 24 years ago as an instructor and then as the campus director of our Orlando campus.

Jul 27, 2015

Golf Academy of America Myrtle Beach student Chris Pierce talks about hitting his first hole-in-one



Chris Pierce is a Golf Academy of America student from Waterboro, Maine. He grew up playing every sport he could get his hands on: hockey, golf, soccer, football and lacrosse. But golf piqued his interest the most. He is in his third semester at Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach and is expected to graduate in December.

Jul 20, 2015