Del Oro freshman invited to Ryder Cup Academy

By: Staff Report
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A Del Oro High School golfer was selected to represent the Northern California PGA Section at the 2012 Ryder Cup Junior Golf Academy as part of the 2010 Ryder Cup Outreach program. Louis Jackson Euer, a freshman, was selected along with a player from Gardnerville, Nev. The academy will take place at the PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance in Port St. Lucie, Fla., July 1-8. A total of 84 juniors were selected to participate. The Ryder Cup Junior Academy is a week-long program that emphasizes a variety of skills, including playing and competing in both stroke and match-play formats, swing mechanics, competitive course management, as well as fitness and physical assessments. As part of the 2010 United States Ryder Cup Team?s charitable commitment ? which has already impacted U.S-based charitable organizations and students at colleges and universities nationwide ? the team designated a total of $650,000 to create and support the Ryder Cup Junior Golf Academy. Each of the 41 PGA Sections nationwide were given the opportunity to nominate one boy and one girl each, with the remainder of the juniors selected through an at-large process.