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GCAA convention covers range of topics
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Venerable golf journalist Ron Balicki offers his look back at the 2010 GCAA National Convention that took place on Dec.6-7 at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas. More than 200 coaches were attending this year's convention – the most ever – and the Hall of Fame dinner attracted some 350 attendees, also a GCAA record. In addition, some 60 companies took part in the Tuesday night corporate sponsors exhibits presentation. More


Augusta State's NCAA roar continues
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December always brings about year-in-review packages form magazines/media outlets and at Golf World, they're no exception. Working on their annual Newsmakers issue, college golf writer Ryan Herrington got to revisit Augusta State's improbable victory at last June's NCAA Championship. In reporting and writing the story, he came away with a couple of interesting impressions, some of them obvious when you read the story. More

Dawson named President of International Golf Federation
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The Board of the International Golf Federation has named Peter Dawson as IGF President and Ty Votaw as IGF Vice President. Both appointments are for two-year terms commencing on Jan. 1. Dawson, Chief Executive of The R&A, has served as Joint Secretary of the IGF since 1999. Votaw, an Executive Vice President at the PGA TOUR, served as Executive Director of the IGF Olympic Golf Committee, which coordinated golf's Olympic bid, from July 2008 until Nov. 1, 2010. In October 2009, the bid process culminated in the International Olympic Committee voting golf and rugby sevens on to the program of Olympic sports commencing in 2016. More

Grundman selected to start Marywood golf program
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Marywood University Director of Athletics and Recreation Dr. Mary Jo Gunning has announced the appointment of Eric Grundman as the school's first head men's golf coach. Men's golf will be added as Marywood's 17th varsity sport for the fall of 2011. Grundman is currently in his 10th season as head men's basketball coach and Assistant Director of Athletics and Recreation at Marywood. He has served five years coordinating the school's club golf program. More

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Bramlett has a dream, takes an inspiring step at Q-School
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Three years after Joseph Bramlett won a national championship with the Stanford men's golf team, he ran the 252-hole gantlet of PGA Qualifying School, surviving all three stages to earn his tour card by two shots earlier this week. Bramlett is the first African American to advance through Q-School since Adrian Stills did it 25 years ago. More

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Nationwide Tour Announces 2011 Tournament Schedule – The PGA TOUR this week announced the 2011 Nationwide Tour schedule, which features 26 events in 16 states, plus three stops in Latin America. The Tour's 22nd season will open Feb. 24-27 in Panama with the Panama Claro Championship, then travel to Colombia for the Pacific Rubiales Bogotá Open the following week. The domestic schedule begins in Louisiana with the Chitimacha Louisiana Open March 24-27.

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The TJGT Traditions Invitational
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The TJGT Traditions Invitational was played at the Traditions at Texas A&M Golf Course in College Station, Texas, on Dec. 11-12. All Boys 12-18 played 6,955 yards and all Girls 12-18 played 5,920 yards in this 36-hole, Golfweek-ranked event that saw college coaches scouting the 112 players that came from Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana to play in this prestigious event. More

Junior Invitational at Sage Valley Golf Club
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The newest junior tournament on the world stage, The Junior Invitational at Sage Valley Golf Club presented by Electrolux, is set for April 18-22, 2011. This world-class event will provide 54 of the best junior golfers from around the world the opportunity to display their talent to college coaches in a professional setting while experiencing an event designed to prepare them for play at the next level. More


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