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Recent Blog Articles
Many of you have experienced a college coach observing your round, if you haven't yet, hopefully, you will in the near future. For many players, it is the first time they really get those nervous jitters on the golf course. It can be tough to concentrate and focus on your game. You feel the need to play well or else you may lose your [...]
During the week of October 17th, the Golf Channel hosted Junior Golf Week and they conducted an interview with Jon Gordon which really caught my attention so I wanted to share the clip along with a few of my own thoughts in regards to what he is referencing. Here is the LINK to that clip so check it out first. I am sure each of [...]
Now that the excitement of September 1st has worn off a bit I want to take the time to address a few things that you can learn from the communication you received (or didn't receive) on September 1st and how it can be a lesson for your own communication with the coaches. Mass email vs Personalized Email: Many of my players forwarded emails [...]
Guest Blog by Travis Richardson of NCCGA The statistics on playing varsity golf in college aren’t exactly optimistic. According to the NCAA, only 2% of male high school golfers will play Division 1, and 3% for females. For students that don’t go to Division 1 though, there’s still plenty of options available. Division 2, Division 3, NAIA, NJCAA, as well as several smaller [...]
Knowing the NCAA rules and regulations will not only help you navigate the process better but it will also show a coach that you are serious and prepared. Keep in mind, a student-athlete can always make phone calls, send emails and take unofficial visits at any point as long as it is on their own time and money. These rules below are [...]
A couple of years ago I wrote an article similar to this one but I felt it was time to update it after seeing even more about the life that a college coach leads on a daily basis. No, I don't have personal experience as a college coach, but many of my friends from junior, college and professional golf have all [...]
Over the last few weeks, across the country, teams and individuals battled it out for the title of Conference Champion. Below are the teams, their average score, and the yardage they played from - keep in mind conditions such as wind, cold, elevation and location were all different. Click on each image to enlarge.
It's been almost 3 weeks since the LPGA's ANA Inspiration crowned it's 2016 champion, Lydia Ko, but there are still lessons to be learned if you watched the coverage of the final round. How Lexi Thompson handled the ups and downs of losing the lead showed some character traits and qualities that can be applied to your own game and attitude both on and [...]
Maybe you have sent out some intro emails but you haven't gotten any responses, or maybe you have been communicating with some coaches through email but don't feel like you are getting anywhere? The next step you must be willing to tackle is to pick up the phone and call the coaches. It is very easy to sit behind a computer and send emails, [...]
There is a lot of information out there about what it takes to play golf in college, the scholarship opportunities and what you need to be doing in regards to the recruiting process, but I thought I would take a few minutes and give you some insight on things you may be doing or not doing that could ruin your college scholarship chances. Here [...]
I have re-posted almost every blog that Coach Sutherland from SMU has written because the information is so insightful and valuable for junior golf families. I was honored to have her complete an interview for me last year as part of my partnership with the PKB Girls Tour which you can find Part 1 and Part 2. But this week she shared some details about the team’s [...]
Social media can be a very useful tool to utilize during the recruiting process but it can also be a way to cost you opportunities if you don't use it wisely. While there are rules on the coach's end for connecting with recruits through social media, they can still do their homework to investigate what you are posting about, what your friends are posting [...]
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