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2014-08-14 12:24:08

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Golf Academy of America, the largest and longest-running two-year golf college in the world, which offers a comprehensive, 16-month program that prepares graduates for a rewarding career in the golf industry, is accepting applications for the 2014 fall semester. Classes are scheduled to begin in early September. All five Golf Academy campuses (San Diego, Orlando, Phoenix, Dallas and Myrtle Beach, S.C.) will host an open house in early...

2014-04-25 12:24:48

Bridgestone, National Golf Course Owners Association and ClubCorp Among Leading Industry Partners BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fewer than three years since graduating from Golf Academy of America, Andrew Capelli has traveled to hundreds of golf courses and analyzed thousands of swings. Capelli works for Bridgestone Golf. He began as a "golf ball fitting technician" helping players find the best type of golf ball to fit their swings. Today, his responsibility is...

2014-02-17 16:20:38

Industry Education Leader Grows From Humble Beginnings to International Prominence BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The brainchild of a California educator who recognized a void in golf industry education, Golf Academy of America celebrates its remarkable 40-year history in March 2014. In March 1974, Fred Schwartz founded San Diego Golf Academy with 15 students meeting in a mobile home on the grounds of Whispering Palms Country Club, now Morgan Run Resort. Forty...

2014-02-03 16:22:52

Reputation Puts Alumni in High Demand With Employers Throughout Golf Industry BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it's working for a prestigious golf facility or golf manufacturer, or teaching golf lessons on a cruise ship, recent job placements of Golf Academy of America graduates suggest that exciting career journeys are ahead. "Golf Academy of America gave me the confidence I needed to feel like I could do anything I wanted within the industry," said Paul...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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