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GAA finished the spring with a strong showing at the NCCGA National Championship held at The Resort at Glade Springs in Daniels, WV. Four of our teams finished in the Top 16 in the country (out 300+ teams) with GAA-Myrtle Beach finishing T4th, GAA-Dallas T6th, GAA-Orlando T11th and GAA-San Diego 16th.
GAA-Myrtle Beach won the April 2016 Regional tournament at Crowfield Golf Club over University of South Carolina by 4 shots. GAA student, Daniel Childress takes home the victory with a score of 149 (+5). Mark Mullery finished in the Top 5 with a score of 154 (+10). Congratulations to the Myrtle Beach team!
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.
The Golf Channel's Lauren Thompson will feature Todd Sones and the Orlando campus on Tuesday, March 29th. Be sure to catch the show and check out the pictures that will be posted on the Golf Academy of America Facebook page.
GAA-Dallas student, Blaine Butner wins NCCGA Texas region with 71-69=140 (-2) and is named NCCGA National Player of the Week! GAA-Dallas finished 2nd in the Texas Regional event.
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.
Since Ryan Gray's 2005 graduation from the Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach, he has been living out his dream. His first professional job was at Blue Ridge Country Club in Harrisburg, PA. He then advanced to two more Pennsylvania posts: First Assistant Golf Professional at French Creek Golf Club and later Head Golf Professional at Honeybrook Golf Club.
Congratulations to Ryan Gray who was recently named Head Golf Professional at Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Orlando, Fla. Ryan is a 2005 graduate of our Myrtle Beach campus, and has had great success in his golf career. He had previously been the Head Golf Professional at Honeybrook Golf Club in Honeybrook, PA.
Success in the golf industry can be achieved in many ways. It is wonderful to hear all of the great success stories of Golf Academy of America graduates. The industry continues to evolve, and the curriculum is focused on training students on the game, the business, and the technology of golf. Students who focus their passion, drive and enthusiasm on these three key areas are primed for successful careers in golf.