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Ben Leyland – Welcome to FirstPoint USA!

Joining our expanding list of soccer players here at FirstPoint USA is Ben Leyland. Ben has grown up playing soccer in his hometown of Hornsea, where he currently studies at Bishop Burton Higher Education Centre. Having previously played for Hall Road Rangers and Bishop Burton’s College Academy, Ben currently plays for Hornsea Town AFC’s first […]

The Ryder Cup & College Golf

This Friday marks the start of the 41st Ryder Cup tournament. Since the competition was first established nearly a century ago, in 1927, it has seen some of the world’s best golfers participate, from Jack Nicklaus and Nick Faldo, to Colin Montgomerie and Tiger Woods – and this year is no exception. While US captain […]

FirstPointUSA Client Round Up!

It’s been a great weekend for our clients in their various teams across America. He’s a round-up of how some of our players got on. Tom Sibbald – University of Midland Congratulations to Tom and his teammates for their 4-3 win over scored the winner for the University of Midland over Friends University. Tom scored […]

The Largest College Stadiums

1: Michigan Stadium- University of Michigan Wolverines (107,601) Facts Third largest stadium in the world behind Rungnado May Day Stadium in North Korea and Salt Lake Stadium in India Nicknamed “The Big House” The first game was played there on October 1, 1927 between Michigan and Ohio Wesleyan       2: Beaver Stadium- Penn […]

Mia Hamm

Mia Hamm, possibly the US’s best female soccer player ever, maintains that she owes all her success to the scholarship she received as a teenager. Mia attended the University of North Carolina, where she was a major player in the Tar Heels women’s soccer team. She states that her success at North Carolina was the […]

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Golf Scholarships And British Open Wins

The British Open was first played in 1860, on a small course in Ayrshire, Scotland, with only eight men taking part. Over the 156 years since the annual championships have been held, golf fans around the world have watched greats from Nick Faldo and John Daly, to Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, walk away with […]

Ayanda Tshuma Is Heading To Charleston!

  Where are you from and what’s your sporting background? I’m from South Africa. I grow up playing sports all my life since primary school. I always want to be the best and always strive to be the best in all sports that I played or took part in when I was in school. I played […]

College Focus – St Joseph’s College

St Joseph’s College is situated in Rensselaer, Indiana. After being founded in 1889 as a school to educate the Native American community of the state, it has survived a devastating fire in 1973, to develop into what the Princeton Review dubs “the best Midwestern College.”  St Joseph’s College, or St Joe’s as it is known […]

1st Year Rugby Scholarship – Fabian Lumsden

Fabian Lumsden attends Central Washington University on a Rugby Scholarship. We spoke to Fabian about his sporting background and what life is like as a student athlete.   Can you tell us a bit about your sporting background pre-scholarship? I’ve been playing rugby since I was 8 years old. I played for the Epsom College […]

Get more distance with technique and workout!

Check out this golf info graphic courtesy of SKLZ. With good technique and gym workouts, you’ll be increasing distance onto your drives in no time! Did you know that FirstPointUSA have helped many golfers (including Danny Willett) obtain golf scholarships in the USA? If you’d like to apply for a scholarship then get in touch […]