WASHINGTON (AP) — Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry is helping Howard University launch a Division I golf program.
The Golden State Warriors star guard and the school announced the six-year partnership Monday.READ MORE: 20-Year-Old Raymond Anderson Charged With Attempted Murder
The specifics of his contribution were not disclosed.
Howard officials say they plan to have women’s and men’s golf teams for the 2020-21 academic year.READ MORE: Local Small Business Owners Share How American Rescue Plan Funding Helped To Keep Them Afloat
The school had a Division II golf program in the past, along with intercollegiate and intramural club teams.
The 31-year-old Curry, who has won three NBA championships with the Warriors, says he decided to get involved after meeting a Howard student who had been trying to get the university to have a golf team.
Curry says “it’s tough” to hear about students “who have the talent but don’t have a fair shot at the game.”MORE NEWS: Anne Arundel County State's Attorney Releases Statement On Incident Involving Crossing Guard, Says There's Insufficient Evidence To Pursue Hit & Run Charge
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