May 25, 2011
When the U.S. Military Academy held its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2011 at West Point, N.Y., on May 21, at least one cadet was unable to participate.
Matt Krembel was some 2,100 miles away from the annual festivities. In fact, the senior from Shalimar, Fla., was on the golf course. The four-time All-Patriot League (twice first team) selection was with his Army golf team, competing in the final round of the NCAA Southwest Regional at the Omni Tucson National Resort.
But that didn't stop the two-time Army team captain from getting his bars as a second lieutenant.
To read the complete article by Ron Balicki of Golfweek click here