National University




National University Golf Academy to Host Junior Golf Camp for Underprivileged Youth

January 12, 2010

  • Camp is designed to provide 10- to 17-year-olds the opportunity to learn and play golf
  • Initial eight-week program begins February 4, 2010
  • Camp made possible through collaboration between National University and USGA

CARLSBAD, CALIF. – The National University Golf Academy, which offers innovative education programs that combine academics with golf at the high school, associate’s and bachelor’s levels, today announced that it will be hosting a Junior Golf Camp designed to provide underprivileged youths 10- to 17-years-old the opportunity to learn and play golf.

The initial camp consists of an eight-week program beginning on February 4, 2010. Camp sessions will be held every Thursday from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Rancho Carlsbad Golf Course located at 5200 El Camino Real, Carlsbad, California, 92010. Registration for the first camp is limited to 25 students and closes on January 29.

The fee for each session of the camp is $5 per student. All camp attendees receive expert golf instruction, Adidas golf apparel, weekly prizes, and golf clubs upon completion of all eight sessions. Scholarships are available for the Junior Golf Camp and to provide transportation assistance for camp attendees.

The camp was made possible through a collaboration between the National University Golf Academy and the United States Golf Association (USGA).

For more information about the National University Golf Academy or to register for the Junior Golf Camp, please call 1-877-NU-GOLF1 or email golf@nu.edu.

About National University Golf Academy
The National University Golf Academy offers innovative education programs that combine academics with golf at the high school, associate’s and bachelor’s levels. National University Golf Academy utilizes the latest technology and the best educators in the industry to provide onsite and online learning to students across the globe. Graduates of the academy’s programs will be qualified for rewarding careers in the golf industry. Dr. Powell, a Class “A” member of the Professional Golfer’s Association and a professor at National University, is the dean of the academy. To learn more, visit www.nugolfacademy.org.

About National University
Founded in 1971, National University is the second-largest private, nonprofit institution of higher education in California with 22,000 full-time students and 119,000 alumni. The flagship institution of the National University System, National University is dedicated to making lifelong learning opportunities accessible, challenging and relevant to a diverse population of students. Five schools and one college – the College of Letters and Sciences, the School of Business and Management, the School of Education, the School of Engineering and Technology, the School of Health and Human Services, and the School of Media and Communication – offer 100 graduate and undergraduate degrees and 22 teacher credentials at more than 30 locations throughout California and in Henderson, Nevada. A leader in online education, National University offers more than 60 degree programs via the Internet. National University is headquartered in La Jolla, California. To learn more, visit www.nu.edu.

- END -