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Photo by Larry Newman

Men's golf earns GCAA academic recognition

ORANGE, Calif. – The Chapman University men's golf team was recognized for its academic achievement by the Golf Coaches Association of America. The Panthers earned the award for the first time.

As a team, Chapman posted a 3.31 GPA to earn the academic award. The Panthers were one of 266 teams across all divisions of collegiate men's golf to reach the benchmark of a 3.0 team GPA in 2022-23.

Established in 1958, the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) is the professional organization of men's collegiate golf coaches. The GCAA's mission is to support its member coaches from six divisions, including the NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA, by creating educational opportunities, providing resources, and promoting its members with the purpose of enhancing their overall performance as coaches, mentors, and teachers. The GCAA also recognizes the excellence and achievements of its members and their student-athletes in academic, athletic, and civic endeavors.


By Steven Olveda
Sports Information Director