March 22, 2011
SAN DIEGO, CALIF. – National University Golf Academy hosted a free “Giving Back to the Military” golf tournament at the Marine Memorial Golf Course on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton beginning with a 1 p.m. shotgun start on Monday, April 25, 2011, California’s second-largest private, nonprofit institution of higher education announced today.
The tournament was open to “all ranks,” including active-duty, retired and members of the Department of Defense. Instructors from the National University Golf Academy hosted a free golf clinic from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. immediately prior to the tournament, which followed a scramble format. All golfers received a free boxed lunch.
On hole number 4, a par 3, the first and only person to make a “hole-in-one” will receive $300.00 to be used toward goods and supplies purchased at camp Pendleton’s Golf Pro Shop.
Prizes at the tournament included, but are not limited to: Gunnar Sports eyewear; free rounds of golf; a free swing analysis and 1-hour assessment at National University Golf Academy in Carlsbad; National University Golf Academy gear; and Addidas merchandise.
About National University
Founded in 1971, National University is the second-largest private, nonprofit institution of higher education in California and the 12th largest in the United States with 22,000 full-time students and 125,000 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, 30 certificates and 16 credential programs 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.
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