VIERA, FL (April 20, 2015) — Top qualifying NJCAA Division I Men’s Golf student-athletes from across the nation will be coming to Duran Golf Club in Viera, FL, to participate in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division I Men’s Golf National Tournament May 15-20, 2016. More than 20 teams from community colleges across the nation, including Eastern Florida Community College, will compete for team and individual titles.
"The championship will bring some of the best collegiate golfers in the nation to Brevard County, giving local golf fans a unique opportunity to see players who could be the top professionals of the future," Eastern Florida President Jim Richey said in a prepared statement.
“We are happy to have the opportunity to host the national championship at home," said Eastern Florida men's golf coach Jamie Howell. "While there will be much preparation and planning going into the event, what better way to showcase the Space Coast than with a collegiate golf tournament and some of the finest college golfers in the country."
“Duran Golf Club is much honored to be selected as host site for this prestigious event”. The course will provide an entertaining and challenging venue for this championship”, states David Tomczak, PGA General Manager of the Duran Golf Club.
Duran Golf Club is the award winning Space Coast facility that has been recognized as the “Best Public Golf Course” in the county for the past 10 years, and is ranked in the Top 50 in the country practice facilities.
This prominent Brevard County master-planned community encompasses a broad range of housing options and recreational amenities, as well as businesses and health care providers in the Space Coast region of east-central Florida. Homesites from $50,000 to $3 million+; Condos and Townhomes from $100,000 to $300,000; Single-Family Homes from $100,000 to $3 million+.