SDGA Student Sets Course Record

June 13, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News
The Golf Academy of San Diego fourth-semester student John Previte set the course record at Woods Valley Golf Club in Valley Center, California, on May 12, 2006. Previte fired a 61 (11 under par). Previte was accompanied by fellow competitors/students, Bryan Piccirelli, Ronald Sheppard, and Lawrence St. Clair.

Previte began the round birdie, eagle, birdie. He then parred the 4th hole, birdied the 5th and 6th holes, parred the 7th, and birdied the 8th and 9th holes, for a front nine total of 28 (8 under par). Beginning the back nine, John again went birdie, eagle on holes 10 and 11 (as he did on holes 1 and 2). After that point, John parred holes 12 - 18, for a back 9 total of 33.

Previte's score bettered the previous course record of 64 by 3 strokes.

Woods Valley Golf Club, which opened in January, 2005, measures 6,505 yards, par 72, 71.5 index, with a 132 slope rating.

The Golf Academy of San Diego is a campus of the San Diego Golf Academy (SDGA), a division of Virginia College. SDGA is a two-year accredited golf school, preparing students for successful careers in the golf industry for 30 years. San Diego Golf Academy is the oldest and largest golf school in the world. There are currently five San Diego Golf Academy golf college campuses: San Diego, California; Orlando, Florida; Phoenix, Arizona; Honolulu, Hawaii; and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

The San Diego Golf Academy's Associate of Applied/Occupational Business Degree Program is a 16-month program and is comprised of a combined curriculum of golf instruction and business management. The curriculum is designed to provide graduates with the golf education required to manage, or assist in the management of, all golf complex operations, including the competence to teach golf techniques. Golf Academy scheduling allows for serious study of the golf business as well as the golf game.

Congratulations to John Previte for an outstanding round of golf, and for setting the course record.