Johnson & Wales Men’s Golf Adds Perna to Roster

Johnson & Wales Men’s Golf Adds Perna to Roster

CHARLOTTE, NC—Johnson & Wales Charlotte Head Golf Coach Chris Jones announces the addition of Waxhaw native Troy Perna to the Wildcat Golf program.

Perna, a 2019 graduate from Cuthbertson High School, was a four-year member of the golf team under Head Coach John Ponikvar. In 2017 and 2018, Perna was a NCHSAA 3A Regional Tournament Finalist for the Cavaliers.

"I chose JWU Charlotte because I liked the atmosphere the city provided and all the friendly people around campus made it feel like home," commented Perna.

Troy is the son of Mike and Melissa Perna and is majoring in Culinary Arts and Food and Beverage Entrepreneurship.

"I'm excited to add Troy to the JWU-Charlotte Golf program," said Coach Jones. "He not only brings golf experience to the team, but brings to this young team a year of experience academically as a JWU student."

JWU-Charlotte announced in the fall of 2019, the addition of Men's Golf to the athletic department that will start play in the 2020-21 academic year.