N.Y.C. golfer Scott Miller had to spend more than a year learning how to play golf at the Free and Certified Golf Courses of the United States.
His course in New York City is one of several courses that have received a certification from the country’s top golf tour.
The Free and CGC courses provide courses for qualified golfers who have completed their basic golf instruction and have successfully passed the course’s pre-certification assessment.
For more than 20 years, the courses have been recognized by the National Golf Association for providing golf courses that are accessible to and enjoyable for all levels of play.
“They are very, very nice courses,” Miller said of the courses.
“They are good to go, they’re safe, they are not as expensive as you might think.”
Miller earned his certification in February at the University of Connecticut’s PGA Championship in Westwood.
He had previously been certified through the course at the PGA Tour event in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Miller said he has had no trouble adjusting to the new course.
“It’s very different,” he said.
“I’m really enjoying it, it’s really fun.”
Miller’s course at PGA’s New England event was one of five courses in the country to receive certification.
It is one step closer to the NCAA’s standard of quality and accessibility, which requires courses that offer courses that allow golfers of all skill levels to participate.
For the past year, the NCAA has been working to expand the certification process for courses in New England.
The NCAA’s Pinnacle Certification program, which was established in 2016, now requires courses to meet standards like that of the Free CGC.
The NCAA also announced that it has expanded the Free Certified Courses program, giving courses in West Virginia, Tennessee and Georgia the opportunity to earn certification.
“I’ve always been a golfer.
I was born and raised in New Jersey, and now I’m learning golf,” Miller told NBC New York.
“That was something I never thought I would do.
This is great, and I’m really excited about this.”
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