VINSON, WHITE TO COMPETE IN PGA MINORITY COLLEGIATE GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP

William White (pictured) and Curits Vinson will participate in the Annual PGA Minority College Golf Championship May 8-10 at the PGA Golf Club.
May 7, 2015

Port St. Lucie, FL- Two members of the Elizabeth City State University golf team will compete in the 29th Annual PGA Minority College Golf Championship May 8-10 at the PGA Golf Club.

Junior Curtis Vinson and sophomore William White will be amongst men's independent field at this year's championship. The event will feature more than 230 student-athletes representing 50 schools, many of which are Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Two CIAA schools, Johnson C. Smith and Virginia Union, have individual entrants while five man teams from Fayetteville State and Livingstone College will vie for the team championship. There will be players from Division I, Division II and NAIA on both the men's and women's side.

The men's and women's team from Bethune-Cookman swept the event last year.

Celebrating its 29th year, the PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship originated in November of 1986 and has elevated golf in minority colleges and universities by providing opportunities to more players to compete in a national championship. Contestants must be students at a university or college, and who have met all the academic requirements of their respective institution governing participation in intercollegiate athletics

Since 1998, the PGA Golf Club has been host to the Championship and in 2006, The PGA of America was granted complete ownership and management of the Championship by the National College Golf Scholarship Fund.

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