GOLF ACADEMY OF AMERICA (GAA) GOES GLOBAL BY ANNOUNCING SPONSORSHIP WITH JK CREW AMATEUR TOUR
Sponsorship To Give GAA Exposure Opportunities at JK Tour Events in the U.S. and Internationally
August 18, 2011, Birmingham, Ala. – Golf Academy of America (GAA), the largest and longest-running two-year golf career college in the world, announced today that it has signed on as a sponsor of the JK Crew Amateur Tour. The JK Crew Amateur Tour started in 2010 and currently operates five tournament circuits in Australia and the United States with the domestic tours scheduled this fall in California, Florida and Georgia.
Due to the growth of the JK Crew Amateur Tour, tournament organizers are in negotiations with future tour sites in Korea, South Africa, Mexico, New Zealand and expansion throughout the United States.
“We are very excited about the opportunity to partner with the JK Crew Amateur as an official sponsor,” said Mike Largent, president of Golf Academy of America. “The JK Crew Amateur Tour is building its reputation as one of the fastest growing amateur tours in the world. The opportunity to expose players and fans to the Golf Academy of America brand domestically and abroad is vital for our future growth as the premier golf career college anywhere.”
GAA’s involvement as a sponsor of the JK Crew Amateur Tour will provide global exposure for the career golf schools with campuses based in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Orlando, Fla., Phoenix, Ariz. and San Diego, Calif. GAA will also be named as a presenting sponsor at selected tour events and will be included in all marketing and promotion materials at tournament sites, via printed materials and online. GAA will also be promoted by the JK Crew Amateur Tour during the 2011 PGA Expo in Las Vegas, Nev., August 22-24, 2011.
“We are proud to announce that Golf Academy of America is the latest to become a sponsor of the JK Crew Amateur Tour and excited to have them on board,” said Jake Adler, tour director. “The support we receive from all of our sponsors is integral in the overall success of the tour and our players.”
GAA is a golf course management school that prepares graduates for a wide array of golf career opportunities by offering a comprehensive curriculum of golf instruction and business management. The 16-month program balances classroom studies, practical experience and a comprehensive understanding of both the game and the business of golf.
Golf Academy of America (GAA) 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. GAA 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.
The GAA boasts an exceptional career placement record for graduates from its campuses located in San Diego, Phoenix, Orlando and Myrtle Beach for opportunities including: golf teaching professionals, tournament organizers, club managers and owners, golf manufacturing representatives, product development specialists and golf professionals at golf-related companies, among many other golf career options.
For more information about Golf Academy of America, go to www.GolfAcademy.edu or call (800) 342-7342. To learn more about the tour events, go to www.JKCrewAmateurTour.com.
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 and Myrtle Beach. For more information, call 800-342-7342 or visit www.GolfAcademy.edu. The schools are owned and operated by the Education Corporation of America, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. Visitwww.ECAColleges.com for more information.
About the JK Crew Amateur Tour
The JK Crew Amateur Tour has been created to give amateur golfers the opportunity to play in a multi-round championship with more than $20,000 in prizes to offer. The tour operates events in Australia and the United States with future plans to expand tournament venues domestically and internationally. The JK Crew Tour mission is to provide professional quality events for amateur golfers regardless of handicap, sex and age. The JK Crew Amateur Tour is part of JK Crew Golf, a manufacturer of high performance golf equipment. Visit www.JKCrewAmateurTour.com for more information.