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FIU Golf To Hold Walk-On Tryouts
          Release: 07/25/2012
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MIAMI (July 25, 2012) - FIU Golf walk-on tryouts for the 2012-13 season will be held on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 3 p.m. at the Biltmore Hotel Golf Course in Coral Gables.

Prospective walk-ons must fill out the attached registration packet in advance, to be submitted on Aug. 30, between 1-3 p.m., to the FIU Athletics Training Room, U.S. Century Bank Arena (USCBA) Room 156. Paperwork brought in outside of those hours will not be accepted.


1. Student must be full-time, i.e. registered for 12 or more credits. Class schedule must be brought on August 30.
2. Student must have their own insurance.
3. Student must be tested for sickle cell.
4. Student must have a recent physical. (Either by their primary physician or FIU Health Center)
5. Student must be registered with the NCAA eligibility center and qualify for D1 competition.

CLEARED STUDENTS ONLY will then bring signed-off paperwork to Nika Cleary in USCBA 266 by Aug. 31 at 10 a.m.

Prospective walk-ons will then meet at the Biltmore Hotel Golf Course on Sept. 1 at 3 p.m. where Coach Joe Vogel will proceed with the tryout. You must have your own transportation.

Please contact Nika Cleary at CLEARYN@FIU.EDU for any questions.


About FIU Athletics: FIU Athletics is home to more than 400 student-athletes in 18 different sports. Athletic events are played in seven different venues on FIU's campuses (Modesto A. Maidique and Biscayne Bay), including U.S. Century Bank Arena and Alfonso Field at FIU Stadium.

About FIU: Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. Its colleges and schools offer more than 180 bachelors, masters and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida's anchor institutions, FIU is worlds ahead in its local and global engagement, finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission and enrolls nearly 48,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. More than 140,000 alumni live and work in South Florida. For more information about FIU, visit

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FIU Golf to hold walk-on tryouts for students on Sept. 1 at the Biltmore Hotel Golf Course.
FIU Golf to hold walk-on tryouts for students on Sept. 1 at the Biltmore Hotel Golf Course.

Courtesy: Roy Viera
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