Recruited: The Ins & Outs of college golf recruiting

Presented by Titleist & FootJoy and Junior Golf Hub

Supported by the Southern Texas PGA


The National High School Golf Association in collaboration with Titleist & FootJoy, Junior Golf Hub, and the Southern Texas PGA is proud to present Recruited: The Ins and Outs of College Golf Recruiting. This event is for high school golfers, coaches & parents who want to learn how to best navigate the college golf recruiting process.

PGA/LPGA Tour players, top high school golfers, varsity college golfers, recruiting experts, PGA professionals & other leaders tell their stories and share best keep secrets. The recruiting seminar is free to attend and all attendees are welcome to make a donation to PGA REACH. Please fill out the form below to RSVP for the event.

2021 Virtual College Golf Recruiting Event (2)

Event Schedule

6:00-7:00 – A Professional Opinion – PGA Tour player & Titleist staffer Lanto Griffin, LPGA Tour player & ANA Inspiration champion Patty Tavatanakit & PGA national teacher of the year Mark Blackburn share their experiences

7:00-7:30 – What’s the deal on scholarships? – PGA WORKS, Youth on Course & the Evans Scholars Foundation chat on how high school golfers can apply for scholarship money used for college

7:30-8:00 – Everything you need to know on recruiting & rankings – Led by Junior Golf Hub, the STPGA Junior Golf Program – understanding how to get involved with PGA competitive junior golf + the recruiting process

8:00-8:30 – Differences of College Golf Experiences – Current college students share their story of how they decided on varsity college golf, collegiate club golf & Professional Golf Management programs

8:30-9:00 – A girl’s perspective Four members of the 2020 High School National Girls winning team talk about their recruiting journey and how they reached their goals of playing college golf

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Webinar Recording Form

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Lanto Griffin

PGA Tour Player, VCU Alumn, Houston Open winner

Patty Tavatanakit

LPGA Tour Player, UCLA Alumn, ANA Inspiration winner

Mark Blackburn

PGA National teacher of the year + junior golf developer

Michael Lowe

VP of Programs - Youth on Course

Rachel Mabee

PGA WORKS Program Specialist

Tim Orbon

Senior Director, Western Golf Association/Evans Scholars Foundation

Thomas Hutton

Southern Texas PGA Executive Director

Roger Knick

Roger Knick
CEO & Founded of Junior Golf Hub

Rick Dowling

Director of Customer Success - Junior Golf Hub

Charlie Hanson

Freshman at Virginia Tech & HS National Champion

Christi Conroy

Penn State PGM Student

Leo Lee

Penn State PGM Student

Jack Wilson

Clemson University Club Golfer & National Champion

Katie Stinchcomb

Incoming Freshman & committed to Univ. of Memphis

Sydney Seigel

Incoming Freshman & committed to University of Tulsa

Kyla Wilde

Incoming Freshman & committed to Univ. of Wyoming


Incoming Freshman & Committed to Savanah College of Art & Design

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Event Contacts

Chris Noble

NHSGA Manager

Kris Hart

Senior Director, Nextgengolf