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Valentine’s Day Traditions

The time of year has come again when stores are flooded with flowers, chocolates, and stuffed animals displaying hearts that read, “Be Mine.” Valentine’s Day is the one day that is dedicated to celebrating those we love. One legend says that the holiday began when Claudius, the leader of Rome during the third century, decided that single men make better soldiers than those with wives and families, and outlawed marriage

New Year, New Students

Christmas break is over and the new year has begun. With the first tournament of 2018 coming up next weekend, the students have quickly shifted back to golf mode. As the students are finishing up their first week back to the academy on the golf course, there are new faces. We enjoy having new students and are excited to announce they will be joining us for the spring semester, as

Student achievements!

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure”, said Colin Powell. As we read that sentence, we think about success and everything that is incorporated in it to make it so wonderful. Our students have been putting in a lot of hours on the putting green and course to help prepare themselves for tournaments. At GNCGA, our students give it their all everyday and

From Venezuela to South Carolina…

The Greg Norman Champions Golf Academy is home to many junior golfers from all over the world. These young golfers come to the academy in hopes of improving their golf game and furthering their chance of playing collegiate golf. The transition to an American lifestyle, more specifically the academy lifestyle, is different for each student. For full time student, Angel Guerra, the academy lifestyle was easy to adapt to, due

Programs at GNCGA

The beginning of September has been filled with lots of events at the Greg Norman Champions Golf Academy. Our new full time students and postgraduate players have begun to settle in with their coaches and daily routine. Our students come to us from several different countries: Mexico, Thailand, Colombia, Switzerland, Sweden, and Venezuela. Due to the flooding effects from Hurricane Irma, the students had a few days off,  but are

13 Essential Accessories Your Golf Bag Needs

If you are going out on the golf course to play 9 or 18 holes like the Greg Norman Champions Academy Golf Summer Campers, you will need more than a golf bag and your set of clubs. To make sure you successfully withstand the sun, any storms that may arise, check out these 13 essentials to have in your bag! New Golf Balls: Those weapons you call golf clubs won’t do

Enrolling in GNCGA’s Full-Time Program

Entering the full-time program at GNCGA may seem a bit overwhelming, especially if you are an international student traveling to America for the first time. Enrolling GNCGA’s Full-Time Program made easy! Regarding obtaining an education, there are a few things you need to know once you’ve joined the program. K-12 GNCGA , partnered with K-12 International. This means that a majority of your school work will be completed online. We