Aug. 2, 2012
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - -
The University of Louisville men's golf program received the Team Academic Award by the Golf Coaches Association of America and Farmer's Insurance.
The Team Academic Award recognize men's golf programs that have a cumulative team GPA of 3.0 or higher for all players on its official squad list. This year, 125 universities and colleges from all divisions were recognized for their men's golf program's academic success.
Under head coach Mark Crabtree, the Cardinals were one of 78 Division I men's golf programs, who earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
To be eligible for GCAA All-Academic Team honors a college or university must submit the GPAs for each player on its official squad list for the academic year.
"Farmers Insurance is proud to extend our support of education and University Day throughout the year," said Chuck Browning, Head of Sponsorships for Farmers Insurance. "It is a perfect fit for us - it is an opportunity for our agents around the country to get involved with our golf platform and academic institutions on a local level and we are proud to honor top performing academic men's golf programs in the country."
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