MYRTLE BEACH, SC – Attracting college students from throughout the nation to Myrtle Seashore for the final 20 years, The Golf Academy of America will shut its doorways subsequent week.
The closure will go away 100 college students with an unfinished faculty yr and even with out diplomas, and 20 employees members unemployed earlier than the vacations.
“Everyone seems to be simply coronary heart damaged and shattered that this nice expertise is coming to a screeching halt.” mentioned Brandon Canesi. “The entire laborious work I’ve put in for I am not going to get a diploma and it is robust for me as a result of that is the very first thing I actually needed to see by way of in my life.”
A part of an enormous school shut down impacting 80 different colleges throughout the county, Golf Academy of America’s guardian firm Training Company of America was notified earlier this week that its accreditation for unbiased schools and colleges was suspended.
“I used to be like ‘Mother, there is no simple method to say this however the faculty is shutting down on December 14 and she or he was simply shocked.” mentioned pupil, Brian Sears.
The Academy presents an Affiliate program the place college students work to recieve a level in golf operations and administration the place graduates typically go to work at golf programs throughout the Carolinas and the nation.
“There’s quite a lot of programs within the space which have graduates that work whether or not it’s assistant execs or head professionals, an we preserve that community going, that brotherhood.” pupil Matthew Cooney mentioned.
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