Golf Academy of America graduates 238 in spring 2011 class

May 3, 2011

A total of 238 students from Golf Academy of America (GAA) campuses in Myrtle Beach, Orlando, Phoenix and San Diego received their associate degrees in Golf Complex Operations and Management during separate graduation ceremonies on April 22. GAA graduating classes were composed of students from 30 states and six foreign countries including Canada, China, England, Philippines, South Korea and Spain.

'These students put in a lot of hard work and all of them are now well prepared to step into golf career opportunities anywhere in the world,' said Chris Hunkler, president of Golf Academy of America. 'Our students are some of the best trained and most knowledgeable golf career professionals in the industry. When they leave Golf Academy of America, they are recognized as the future golf professionals who will lead this industry.'

Golf Academy of America is the largest and longest-running two-year golf career college in the world and prepares graduates for a wide array of golf career opportunities in the $76 billion a year industry. Golf Academy of America is a golf course management school offering a comprehensive curriculum of golf instruction and business management and is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). The 16-month program balances classroom studies, practical experience and a comprehensive understanding of both the game and the business of golf.