Golf Academy of America Graduate to Appear on Golf Channel

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Golf Academy of America announced today that SPC Ethan Heim, U.S. Army, a graduate from Golf Academy of America in San Diego, will appear on the Golf Channel’s Morning Drive on November 11 for a special Veterans Day live segment. Heim, the men’s champion from the Veteran Golfers Association 2017 National Championship, will appear alongside 2016 VGA Combat Wounded Champion CPT Adam Napier, U.S. Army, Infantry Officer & Purple Heart Recipient.

Heim joined the Army Reserves at the age of 17. He attended military police school and deployed to Afghanistan twice. Upon finishing his military service, Heim decided to transform golf from a passion to a career, and he enrolled in Golf Academy of America in San Diego.

In the third annual VGA National Championship, held in Biloxi, Mississippi, Heim competed against nine other players in his flight. All of the players had previously qualified for the championship through regional tournaments.

During Heim and Napier’s appearance on Morning Drive, they will discuss their experiences at the VGA National Championship and demonstrate their swing.

The segment will air on the Golf Channel at 9:40 a.m. EST.

About Golf Academy of America

Golf Academy of America (formerly the San Diego Golf Academy) is the largest and longest-running two-year golf college in the world. Golf Academy of America's 16-month program balances classroom studies, practical experience and comprehensive understanding of both the game and the business of golf. Campuses are located in San Diego, Phoenix, Orlando, Myrtle Beach and Dallas. For more information, call 800-342-7342 or visit Golf Academy of America schools are owned and operated by the Education Corporation of America.

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Sarah Thompson

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Sarah is a financial reporter, focusing on technology, national security, and policing. Before joining Daily Telescope she worked as a staff writer at Fast Company and spent two years as a foreign correspondent in Turkey. Her work has been published in Al Jazeera America, The Nation, Vice News, Motherboard, and many other outlets.
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