The GCU Club Golf Team has risen to the top of the National Collegiate Club Golf Association (NCCGA) golf world in the last two years, finally reaching the top by winning the NCCGA Golf Championships this past April in St. Louis, Missouri. The GCU Club Golf team competes in the (NCCGA), and has become one of the premier club golf teams in the nation. The season schedule begins in September, goes all the way to late April, and offers players not only the opportunity to better your skills, but also to compete for regional and national championships. Both Teams 1 and 2 will compete against regional teams like Arizona State, New Mexico and The Golf Academy of America.
The GCU Club Golf Team seeks to have a great time with friends and build lifelong relationships with teammates, all while enjoying the thrill of competition on the links. They’ve also placed among the top teams in the country, with a top-5 finish at fall nationals last December, and besting their 2nd-place national finish in 2017 with their first-ever national title last April.
The GCU Club Golf Academy participates locally in an in-house tournament schedule. GCU Club Golf Team 2 will play in limited regional events with the NCCGA. The GCU Club Golf team seeks to have a great time with friends, build lifelong relationships with teammates, all while enjoying the thrill of competition on the links.
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John Wasson heads into his third season as head coach of the GCU Club Golf team, and has turned the Lopes into the premier club golf team in the nation. Wasson made an immediate impact upon his arrival to GCU, first leading the Lopes to the regional tournament, winning it twice in 2016-17, and one more time in 2017-18. He then went one step further each of the past two years, taking them to a national runner-up finish two years ago before taking home the National Collegiate Club Golf Association (NCCGA) National Championship trophy in 2017-18..
Wasson has more than 25 years of experience of competing and teaching. He has been a volunteer rules official for the Junior Golf Association of Arizona. His most recent position was as an instructor for one of the world’s largest golf schools, the John Jacobs Golf Schools in Scottsdale.
Originally from Colorado, Wasson was a key player on consecutive Denver city high school championship teams. He graduated from Colorado State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and became a member of the PGA.
Wasson and his wife, Tabbatha, a native of Kansas City, Missouri, have two daughters, Savannah and Zoe.