Meet The Signee: Daniel Acosta Murguia

Meet Daniel Acosta Murguia from Torreon, Mexico! He has been golfing for 8 years and has been training with Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy in the Full-Time Program for 2 years. When Daniel isn’t golfing, he enjoys watching soccer and hanging out with his friends. Daniel just signed with Defiance College in Ohio!

Who is your favorite golfer? Ricky Fowler

Why are you signing with Defiance College? I’m signing with Defiance College cause it’s the perfect fit for me.

What would you like to major in? Business Management

What are you looking forward to most going to college? I’m excited to play golf at a higher level of competition and really looking forward to meeting new people!

Who has had the biggest impact in getting you where you are today? All the people around me helped me to get where I’m at and I’m really thankful for the family and friends in my life.

What is your favorite thing about GGGA? I really like the team here at GGGA, it’s really great here. The competition is really good while we practice. 

What impact has GGGA had in getting you where you are today? GGGA has a big impact on where I’m at in my life and I’m really grateful for all the coaches that got me here today, especially my coach, Grant.

What advice do you have to future signees? Always stay positive and don’t get upset if you don’t hear from a college. Just keep sending your letters, stay positive, enjoy the process and all the time you have at GGGA! 

Daniel was part of the GGGA Full-Time Junior Golf Program. Juniors attend the Full-Time Junior Program at the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy because they want to be the besttrain with the best and be around other juniors to push them to new heights.  Personally overseen and directed by Gary Gilchrist, a Golf Magazine and Golf Digest Top Teacher, the Full-Time Junior Program is an immersive experience that prepares students for tournament play so they can thrive at the junior, collegiate and professional levels. Learn more about your road to college and the GGGA Full-Time Program online at