Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach Wins Second Place at National Golf Championship

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Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach announced today that its team won second place at the National Collegiate Club Golf Association’s Fall National Championship. Team member Jordan Quinn was also named to the All-Tournament Team.

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The award-winning team from Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach at the 2016 National Collegiate Club Golf Association’s Fall National Championship.

“We are very proud of our Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach golf team for finishing second in the country, improving upon our spring finish of fourth place.

Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach announced today that it placed second in the National Collegiate Club Golf Association’s Fall National Championship. The two-day tournament, which took place Nov. 19-20, was hosted at the Walt Disney World Golf Courses.

Prior to the championship, more than 350 colleges around the country competed in 56 NCCGA regional qualifying tournaments. Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach was one of only 30 teams to qualify for the fall national tournament.

With its second-place win, Golf Academy of America’s Myrtle Beach campus has again cemented its reputation as one of the top golf schools in the country.

Eight skilled golfers competed on the championship team: Ben Boyd, Daniel Childress, Andrew Harvey, David Kravies, Mark Mullery, Joshua O’hearn, Jordan Quinn and Michael Santavicca.

Childress and Quinn tied for 13th place in the individual rankings. Quinn was also named to the prestigious All-Tournament Team.

Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach finished in fourth place in the NCCGA Spring National Championship earlier this year.

“We are very proud of our Golf Academy of America in Myrtle Beach golf team for finishing second in the country, improving upon our spring finish of fourth place,” said Golf Academy of America Myrtle Beach Campus Director Steve Newman. “They’ve put in a lot of hard work and effort to better their golf game and perform at an impressively high level. I would like to thank our golfers for their dedication and our PGA golf instructors for working tirelessly with our team to polish their game.”

To learn more about the Golf Academy of America and how it prepares its students for rewarding careers in the golf industry, please visit http://www.GolfAcademy.edu.

About Golf Academy of America

Golf Academy of America (formerly the San Diego Golf Academy) is the largest and longest-running two-year golf college in the world. Golf Academy of America's 16-month program balances classroom studies, practical experience and comprehensive understanding of both the game and the business of golf. Campuses are located in San Diego, Phoenix, Orlando, Myrtle Beach and Dallas. For more information, call 800-342-7342 or visit http://www.GolfAcademy.edu. Golf Academy of America schools are owned and operated by the Education Corporation of America, headquartered in Birmingham, Ala.

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