Friday, February 10, 2012

Golf Academy of America Opening in Dallas

Public Invited to Free Belly Putting Lesson by Top 50 Teacher Todd Sones at Grand Opening February 23

(Dallas, Texas) - Todd Sones, one of America's Top 50 Best Teachers as voted by Golf Digest, will give a free public clinic on the benefits and pitfalls of using a belly putter at 5:15 p.m. Feb. 23 as part of the grand opening of the Golf Academy of America (GAA) in Dallas. The campus is located at 1861 Valley View Lane in Farmers Branch.

The Dallas campus will celebrate its grand opening beginning at 4 p.m. and campus tours will be available. The newest of the five campuses nationwide is equipped with the latest in teaching technology.

"We are fortunate to have wonderful relationships with expert teachers like Todd Sones," said Greg Gossett, campus director. "That is one of the great advantages of our school; the fact that our students get hands-on advice from the best teachers in the business. I'm sure the public will enjoy this clinic."

The physical campus is an 18,700 square foot facility with a 4,000 square foot indoor training center dedicated to golf instruction with technology including KVest, V1, Trackman, MEGSA, Dynamic Balance System, SAM Putt Lab, five hitting bays and golf simulators. The campus also houses a clubfitting and repair lab, five lecture rooms, computer lab, career services center, golf library and office space.

The GAA prepares graduates for a wide array of golf career opportunities in the $76 billion per year industry. It is a golf 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 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, or call (800) 342-7342.


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