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17 Reasons Why You Should Attend Golf School

17 reasons why you should attend golf school

Do you keep swinging at the driving range until the lights go out, or until even the blisters on your hands have blisters? Do you read every golf book out there, trying to learn the swings of the greats like Palmer, Nicklaus and Trevino? Was it like love at first sight the first time you hit a drive on the sweet spot and watched the ball tear down the middle of the fairway?

If this is you, we want you to keep it up. Keep working until you break 100. 90. 80. Par. Break par. And we also want you to check out these 17 reasons why you should consider attending golf college.

Mar 26, 2015

What to Expect Your First 6 Months at Golf Academy of America

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Golf, golf and more golf, of course. 

Mar 13, 2015

An Inside Look at Golf Club Assembly and Repair Classes at Golf Academy of America

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A master craftsman knows everything about his tools. Think about a renowned chef. She has an intimate relationship with her knives. What about an artist? He knows every bristle on his brush...

Mar 11, 2015

Best New Clubs for 2015

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Every golf brand in the world makes something shiny and new for 2015. We all have our preferences for our favorite clubs, but let’s imagine that price doesn’t matter, all brands are equal, and we’re not choosing Nike clubs because Rory is our favorite player. What are the best clubs this season for a golf enthusiast with a very low handicap? Let’s find out...

Mar 9, 2015

Q&A with Recent Golf Academy of America Graduate Chad Walker

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Our alums are a successful bunch. We’ve been proud to feature several of our graduates, from a manager at the Golfsmith Callaway Performance Center to a golf instructor to a participant in the 2014 PGA Championship. 

Mar 4, 2015

Brett Munson: From Golf Academy of America to Pro on the Asian Tour

Brett Munson might not be a golfer you’ve heard of yet. The key word is yet. Brett is a Golf Academy of America graduate who’s making noise on the golf course. His passion for the game of...

Mar 2, 2015

6 Trends That Could Change the Game of Golf in 2015

Golf Digest did an excellent job breaking down some of its emerging trends for 2015. Here’s our take on some of those and other trends in the industry: Anchors away: We’re getting closer to the PGA Tour ban on anchored putters, so some of the more notable pros have started to make the adjustment in anticipation. American Keegan Bradley is a big-name player who is...

Feb 26, 2015

Putters the Pros Use

Do you want to be consistent on the green? You’ll need to find the right putter head for your stroke, just as the professionals on the PGA Tour have done. Putters are arguably the most ...

Jan 27, 2015

Jobs in Golf: Media

Media coverage has opened the world of golf to anyone with a television set or access to a newsstand. Because of network broadcasts of tournaments and cable channels devoted to the sport, a growing number of Americans follow ...

Jan 21, 2015

Golf Academy of America Introduces a Competition Team through NCCGA

 “The NCCGA introduces our top players to a higher level of tournament competition outside of our own students,” McDonald said. “It’s also done wonders for our ...

Jan 14, 2015