The official announcement of HU’s golf program launch is set to take place this morning in Capitol area at a press conference featuring three-time champion himself. He’ll also be along side Howard University President Wayne A. I. Frederick and Howard University Athletic Director Kery Davis.
Once it’s official, Howard University will be the 34th Historically Black and College University (HCBU) to have a golf program.
Howard’s first attempt at a golf program began during the 1957-58 academic year and the team eventually won a Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association title.
While most people know Curry for his skills on the court, his swing on the green is also impressive. In fact, he played golf on his high school team and has played as an amateur and celebrity since starting the NBA in 2009. Not to mention he has a golf clothing line with Under Amour and a new a mini-golf TV show, “Holey Moley,” on ABC.
Although Curry played his college basketball at Davidson University, he’s not the only NBA star to help an HBCU after not attending one. All-Star guard
Chris Paul recently donated to Winston-Salem State University, am HBCU I’m his hometown of North Carolina.