High school golf is in 49 out of the 50 states and takes place during the fall or spring season. A question we get quite often is what are the differences between the fall and spring high school golf season and which states compete when? Read more “High School Golf Seasons by State”
When I was a high school golfer, I saw both great success and my fair share of failure. I learned a lot more about myself and my golf game from the failures than the triumphs, and they helped shape me into a great player who was able to play at the collegiate level. One thing I noticed a lot playing in junior events was just how many kids failed to show up on day two after a poor first round. I’ve never been one to give up, and you shouldn’t either. Here’s how you can bounce back from a bad round of golf and make something out of any tournament. Read more “How to bounce back from a bad tournament round”
The Junior Golf Scoreboard is a phrase and entity that junior golfers and parents hear quite often, but don’t always understand. Let’s take a look at what JGS is and how a junior golfer can get ranked on their site.
The American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) is one of the foremost junior golf tours in the country and many regard their tournaments as the PGA or LPGA Tour of junior golf. AJGA events are typically 54 holes and course setups that mimic what you will find at the collegiate level. If you are planning to compete in an AJGA event this year, let’s take a look at how you can compete and play in their tournaments.
The rules of golf are making some pretty drastic changes in 2019. Before your team starts up the spring high school season, let’s take a moment to see what’s changing and how they will affect your game moving forward. Read more “Rules of golf changes in 2019”
Winter can be tough on a lot of sports, but perhaps affects golf more than any other. The inability to hit balls outside makes keeping up with your game in winter very difficult, however, there are ways for you to stay active with your golf game in the winter. Let’s take a look at some of the best options.
For junior golfers everywhere, their schedule seems to never slow down. Tournaments, practice, homework, and workouts can really add up, making It easy for a junior golfer to become overwhelmed. Let’s discuss the junior golf calendar and what a player should focus on each given season to set you up for the most success. Read more “Understanding the junior golf calendar”
The National High School Golf Association (NHSGA) has proudly been ranking and recognizing high school golfers across the United States for almost three years now. Last year alone, we were able to rank over 20,000 high school golfers, both boys and girls, across the county. Our goal is to continue to grow our rankings and recognition as we capture more and more events on our state leaderboards. So just how do our high school golf rankings work? Let’s take a closer look.
In high school, students often fall under pressure to perform in the classroom, making the honor roll, and preparing for college. This reality is more evident for students preparing to become college athletes. Let’s think about a high school golfer as an example. What happens to many is that they become convinced by a coach, parent, or other peer to focus on golf and quit other activities and sports to focus solely on their primary sport. Here are 3 reasons why you should be a multi-sport athlete while in high school.
span style=”font-weight: 400;”>The collegiate golf recruiting process is one that takes time and patience from a junior golfer. What typically happens is a junior will send out their resume and introduction emails to coaches only to find that they get no response. In order for you to get attention from a college coach, following up in a phone call is a must. Let’s examine when and how to best call a college coach.