Golf Academy of America Hosts Phoenix Alumni Golf Outing

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The first Alumni Golf Outing in Phoenix was held recently with a tremendous turn out

We are so excited about the opportunity to play the Champions Course, which is a great venue for an enjoyable game

Golf Academy of America (GAA) Phoenix held it's first Alumni Golf Outing event on Monday, September 14, 2009 and had a tremendous turn out.

The outing was held at the Tournament Players Club Scottsdale Champions Course, with a shotgun start. "We are so excited about the opportunity to play the Champions Course, which is a great venue for an enjoyable game," said a GAA official before the start of the outing. Over 70 participants played at the beautiful TPC Scottsdale Course in Arizona and concluded the event with a banquet. Graduates traveled from as far as Texas to participate in this premier event. Graduates tell GAA officials that they are looking forward to the next event!

GAA's ever growing graduate numbers, which now exceed 7,500, are a great sign of the schools success and dedication to preparing students for careers in the golf industry. For GAA graduates interested in joining the GAA Phoenix Alumni Chapter and receiving our monthly Newsletter, please send your name and e-mail address to Placement Director, Fred Barr ( or call the school at 480-857-1574.

Offering a 16-month program of golf instruction and golf business management, the Golf Academy of America provides graduates with the education required to get the golf job they desire.

The Golf Academy of Phoenix, Arizona, opened in early 1996 and expanded in 2006, boasts a complete facility designed to give students the best golf education in the country, along with access to many scenic and challenging golf courses in Arizona.

The Golf Academy of America leads the industry in golf education and features four campuses in major golf markets - Phoenix, Myrtle Beach, Orlando and San Diego. The GAA was founded in 1974 and is today accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) which is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), a national advocate and institutional voice for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation.

About Golf Academy of America

The Golf Academy of America is the oldest and largest two-year golf college in the world. GAA's 16-month program balances classroom studies, practical experience and comprehensive understanding of the business of golf. For more information on the Golf Academy of America, please call 800.342.7342, or visit


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