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What to expect at the 2020 Massachusetts High School Golf Championship

What to expect at the 2020 Massachusetts High School Golf Championship

We are excited to host the 2020 Massachusetts High School Golf Championship at Shaker Hills Country Club on November 1st ...
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Going above & beyond the call for this Maryland high school golf coach

Going above & beyond the call for this Maryland high school golf coach

Lindsey Lipinski will not accept mediocre when it comes to her golf team. Coach Lipinski took over the high school ...
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Leia Schwartz LPGA Girls Golf

An opportunity for female high school golfers to give back

When I was growing up, there weren’t a lot of opportunities for female junior golfers in my area. My golf ...
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Scholarships for junior golfers

Scholarships for junior golfers

Competing in junior golf tournaments requires a lot of time and money. Junior golfers and their families oftentimes struggle to ...
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Golf Tournament Operations During COVID

High School Golf Pace of Play Best Practices during Covid-19

COVID-19 has impacted all of our lives and also has affected golf courses in many different ways - both positive ...
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Diversity & Inclusion shine at National Invitational

Diversity & Inclusion shine at National Invitational

The High School Golf National Invitational is one of the most diverse and inclusive national junior golf tournaments. This year’s ...
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Celebrating the top high school golf coaches of 2020

Celebrating the top high school golf coaches of 2020

At the core of high school golf and the NHSGA are high school golf coaches who dedicate their lives to ...
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How to find the best golf instructor for golf lessons

How to find the best golf instructor for golf lessons

If you are a high school student or parent who is seeking golf lessons to help improve your game, get ...
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SuperSpeed Golf Training Aid Partners with the NHSGA

SuperSpeed Golf Training Aid Partners with the NHSGA

The National High School Golf Association is pleased to announce a brand new partnership with SuperSpeed Golf, one of the ...
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Junior Golf Hub helps high school golfers navigate the recruiting process

Junior Golf Hub helps high school golfers navigate the recruiting process

For the second year, the National High School Golf Association (NHSGA) is pleased to welcome Junior Golf Hub as a ...
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What high school golfers should know about college golf

What high school golfers should know about college golf

So you're heading off to college! If you are anything like me you are the most nervous you have ever ...
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New Hampshire high school golfer engages girl’s golf community

New Hampshire high school golfer engages girl’s golf community

Delaney Nadeau has been golfing for as long as she can remember, and she isn’t planning on leaving the game ...
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What to expect at the 2020 High School Golf National Invitational

What to expect at the 2020 High School Golf National Invitational

We are excited for the 2020 High School National Invitational to take place at Pinehurst August 3-5th. In preparation for ...
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high school golf qualifying procedures

How to set standards on high school qualifying procedures for your players

Developing consistent standards for match or tournament qualifying procedures is one of the most important things a high school golf ...
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Only girl on high school golf team

My experience as the only girl on my high school golf team

Being from the northeast, girls golf teams were few and far between. My time playing high school golf was an ...
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6 Important College Golf Recruiting Lessons

6 Important College Golf Recruiting Lessons

On April 30th, 2020 the NHSGA team hosted a 3-hour live event titled “Recruited: The Ins and Outs of College ...
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How high school golf could take place during the COVID-19 pandemic

How high school golf could take place during the COVID-19 pandemic

*Stay up-to-date with all state high school athletic association decisions for the spring golf season (link) High school athletic associations, ...
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Most Inspiring high school golf stories

Most Inspiring high school golf stories

Why do you play high school golf? Is it because you are able to be with your friends? Spending time ...
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Best real-grass putting courses

Best real-grass putting courses

When we think of putt-putts, we typically think of windmills, artificial turf, and colored golf balls. However, a trend of ...
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High school golf Instagram accounts

High school golf Instagram accounts

Social media is a regular means of communication in all of our lives. High school students use platforms such as ...
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Best indoor golf drills

Best indoor golf drills

One of the unfortunate things about golf is the amount of land and space that's required to not only play ...
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GCU collegiate club golf

What happens if I don’t get recruited to play college golf

According to the NCAA and NFHS, around 7% of high school golfers will go on to play varsity golf at ...
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high school golf recruiting

A comprehensive guide to college golf recruiting

The college golf recruiting process can be difficult to manage. Junior golfers and parents are searching for colleges, researching golf ...
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How to prepare for a high school golf tournament

How to prepare for a high school golf tournament

Showing up for a tournament can be nerve-racking, whether it's your first or the state championship Senior year. There are ...
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high school qualifying procedures

Running a high school golf tryout

High school golf tryouts can be a stressful time for players and coaches. Players are anxious to play their best ...
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High School Golf Coaches Conference

High School Golf Coaches Conference

This past January saw an important event take place for high school golf and coaches alike. The inaugural High School ...
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Why a high school golfer should get involved with Youth on Course

Why a high school golfer should get involved with Youth on Course

Youth on Course (YOC) provides life-changing opportunities for youth golfers. One of the most recognizable opportunities is access to affordable ...
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2020 High School Golf National Invitational

2020 High School Golf National Invitational

In June 2019, the National High School Golf Association ran the inaugural High School Golf National Invitational in Orlando Florida ...
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Best Etiquette Practices for High School Golfers

Best Etiquette Practices for High School Golfers

When it comes to a new high school golfer stepping foot on a golf course for the first time, it ...
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How to get a golf discount for high school golfers

On the 2019 annual high school golf coaches survey, many coaches cited the biggest struggle for their golf team was ...
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Education and Training for High School Golf Coaches

Education and Training for High School Golf Coaches

Although many high school golf coaches are teachers, in my opinion, there is a lack of education and resources available ...
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How to become a high school golf coach

How to become a high school golf coach

At the National High School Golf Association, we often get questions from avid golfers, parents, or PGA Professionals who are ...
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Do You Have What It Takes to Play College Golf?

Do You Have What It Takes to Play College Golf?

This article was authored by, Nicky Goetze.  Since 2011, Nicky has specialized in providing expert guidance to families who are ...
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PGA Junior League high school golf alternative

Options if you get cut from your high school golf team

Golf is meant to be an inclusive sport that anyone can play, but some high school golf teams only have ...
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Course management tee off with iron

Course management tips for high school golfers

Golf is a game that requires more thinking than any other sport, and most of it must be done by ...
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Pace of play tips for high school golf

Pace of play tips for high school golf

Working with high school golf nationally, we hear a lot of feedback from coaches and athletic directors on ways that ...
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Best tips for a new high school golfer

Best tips for a new high school golfer

Beginning to play high school golf is an exciting time for any young golfer. For those who are just starting ...
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3 ways to play your best golf in bad weather

3 ways to play your best golf in bad weather

High school golf takes place either in the fall or spring season. With that in mind, high school golf matches ...
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high school golf van rides

High school golf van ride horror stories

When I was in high school, we always went to golf matches in a school van driven by our 75-year-old ...
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How to make a career in the golf industry

How to make a career in the golf industry

As a Junior in High School, I had no clue what I wanted to go to college for.  I loved ...
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Why coach high school golf?

Why coach high school golf?

Every year our team at the National High School Golf Association runs an annual high school golf coaches survey to ...
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Running a high school golf meeting

Running a high school golf meeting

High school golf coaches come from a variety of different backgrounds and experience levels of coaching. One of the most ...
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Why every PGA Professional should care about high school golf

Why every PGA Professional should care about high school golf

High school golf often gets a bad rap. Unfortunately, some high school kids are immature, not patient, and often are ...
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Why you should consider a junior college golf team

Why you should consider a junior college golf team

Many high school golfers believe their only choice when competing on a college golf team is going to a four-year ...
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Top Women's College Golf Programs by Division

Top Women’s College Golf Programs by Division

Playing college golf is a goal for any young junior girl golfer, and opportunities are plentiful! There are currently 961 ...
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Division III Golf Programs - What You Need to Know

Division III Golf Programs – What You Need to Know

There are over 1,300 varsity college golf programs throughout the United States. Within all those schools, there are 448 colleges ...
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3 reasons to attend a PGM college

3 reasons to attend a PGM college

When looking to pursue a career in golf, attending a Professional Golf Management school at one of the 18 accredited ...
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Top Men's College Golf Programs by Division

Top Men’s College Golf Programs by Division

As with any college sport, golf has many different levels of competition ranging from top talent at the NCAA Division ...
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Inaugural NHSGA National Invitational showcases diversity & top talent

Inaugural NHSGA National Invitational showcases diversity & top talent

About a year-and-a-half ago, a national tournament for high school golf was a foreign concept. During the last week of ...
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qualifying procedures for high school golf

Best High School Golf Championship Courses

High school golf state championships are the pinnacle for any high school golfer across the country. State tournaments showcase some ...
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Verbal Commitments - What are they & what do they mean?

Verbal Commitments – What are they & what do they mean?

High school golfers from across the country have goals of competing at the college level. There are over 222,000 high ...
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Top 10 Ranked Girls High School Golf Teams - Spring Preview

Top 10 Ranked Girls High School Golf Teams – Spring Preview

The girls spring high school golf season is upon us! As we get ready to kick off the spring regional ...
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Starting a high school golf team

Top 10 Ranked Boys High School Golf Team – Spring Preview

The spring high school golf season is upon us! As we get ready to showcase over 200 state tournaments this ...
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on course practices high school golf

Best on course practice drills for a high school golf team

Golf is a sport that takes practice, practice, and more practice. However, staying at the driving range and putting green ...
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High School Golf National Invitational

High School Golf National Invitational

On June 27th and 28th, the National High School Golf Association will host the inaugural High School Golf National Invitational ...
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LGBTQ+ resources for golf coaches

LGBTQ+ resources for golf coaches

High school golf teams are made up of players from different races, cultures, ethnicities and financial or social standing. However, ...
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Best short game drills for a high school golf team

Best short game drills for a high school golf team

A high school golf practice can take place on a driving range, chipping and putting green or on the golf ...
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Getting a college coach to respond to your emails

Getting a college coach to respond to your emails

If you are a high school golfer, chances are you have sent tens if not hundreds of emails to college ...
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Understanding NHSGA Rankings

What you need to know about high school golf

High school golf is often an oversight by the golf industry but is an incredibly vital aspect of the community ...
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Why families should join a country club

Why families should join a country club

For families that play golf, finding a home course or golf club is a major decision. Golf is expensive, and ...
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Getting a golf scholarship – An expert’s advice on 5 alternatives

Getting a golf scholarship – An expert’s advice on 5 alternatives

If you are a high school student or parent seeking advice about college golf scholarships, you came to the right ...
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Putterham Driving Range

Driving range etiquette

If you are a high school player that is new to golf, there are some things you should know about ...
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good swing video example

How to create a swing video for your golf resume

One of the most important parts of a college golf resume is your swing video. College coaches can’t always watch ...
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Energy Bars for Fundraising

Order 1st and 10th Tee Bars for fundraising

If you are in need of  fundraising ideas for your high school golf team, look no further then 1st and 10th ...
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Best Junior Golf Academies in the U.S.

Best Junior Golf Academies in the U.S.

Junior golf academies can be found throughout the U.S. and are a great option for high school golfers to get ...
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Ohio Golf Team

High School Golf Seasons by State

High school golf is in 49 out of the 50 states and takes place during the fall or spring season ...
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How to bounce back from a bad tournament round

How to bounce back from a bad tournament round

When I was a high school golfer, I saw both great success and my fair share of failure. I learned ...
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Junior Golf Scoreboard ranked tournament

How to get recognized on the Junior Golf Scoreboard

The Junior Golf Scoreboard is a phrase and entity that junior golfers and parents hear quite often, but don’t always ...
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AJGA tournament at Purgatory

How to compete in AJGA junior tournaments

The American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) is one of the foremost junior golf tours in the country and many regard ...
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USGA NHSGA Rules

Rules of golf changes in 2019

The rules of golf are making some pretty drastic changes in 2019. Before your team starts up the spring high ...
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Indoor golf

How to stay active with golf in winter

Winter can be tough on a lot of sports, but perhaps affects golf more than any other. The inability to ...
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Junior Golf Calendar for HS Golfers

Understanding the junior golf calendar

For junior golfers everywhere, their schedule seems to never slow down. Tournaments, practice, homework, and workouts can really add up, ...
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Understanding NHSGA Rankings

Understanding the NHSGA Rankings

The National High School Golf Association (NHSGA) has proudly been ranking and recognizing high school golfers across the United States ...
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multi-sport athletes

Why golfers should be multi-sport athletes in high school

In high school, students often fall under pressure to perform in the classroom, making the honor roll, and preparing for ...
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Calling college golf coach

When and how to call a college golf coach

span style="font-weight: 400;">The collegiate golf recruiting process is one that takes time and patience from a junior golfer. What typically ...
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Starting a high school golf team

How to start a high school golf team

Recently we have had many questions from site visitors on how to go about starting a high school golf team ...
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New Srixon clubs 2018

Equipment discounts for high school golfers

As a high school golf player or coach, you are eligible to receive discounts and deals on golf equipment, apparel, ...
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Contacting golf coaches

How to email a college golf coach

When it comes to emailing a college golf coach, many times junior golfers aren’t exactly sure where to start. Making ...
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Jordan Spieth high school golf

PGA Tour players and their high school golf careers

All of the best golfers in the world started somewhere, and for many that somewhere was high school golf. Junior ...
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Boston College High School team

How high school golf can prepare you to play in college

Does playing high school golf have any impact on a junior golfer wanting to play at the collegiate level? Junior golfers, ...
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Jordan Spieth - Rules

Using rules of golf to your advantage

Let’s face it, learning the rules of golf is not always the most exciting topic. Thumbing through the USGA rulebook ...
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CMAA golf careers

Best colleges for a career in golf

If you are a high school golfer looking to work in the golf industry, there are many college options which ...
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Successful high school golf practice

Running a successful high school golf practice

As we approach the beginning of fall, high school golf coaches are starting to organize their fall practice schedules. Running ...
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golf campus visits

Preparing for college campus visits

Over the summer you have been sending countless emails and college golf resumes off to college coaches, not to mention ...
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Sophia Yeomans high school golf

Top 25 high school golfers – girls

As we have concluded our state and national high school golf rankings for the 2017-2018 season, I wanted to take ...
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Zach Gordon, Gaffney Clemson

Top 25 high school golfers – boys

As we have concluded our state and national high school golf rankings for the 2017-2018 season, I wanted to take ...
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What not to post on social media

The recruiting process for college golf can be grueling. Typically the process starts with deciding what you are looking for ...
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Myrtle Beach Golf trips

Best family golf trip destinations

As we all continue to enjoy the summer months, families across the country are looking for vacation ideas that will ...
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High School Coaching

How to become an accredited high school golf coach

Coaching a high school golf team may be one of the most gratifying roles that one can experience. High school ...
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piggy bank HS golf fundraising

Fundraising ideas for your high school golf team

One of the most common issues high school golf teams run into on a consistent basis is a lack of ...
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Coach helping high school golfer

How to Promote your high school players to college coaches

“I want to play golf in college!” How many times have you as a high school golf coach heard this ...
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Grand Canyon University NCCGA

Different levels of collegiate golf

One of the most crucial decisions for high school seniors is deciding which college to attend. For athletes, choosing to ...
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Caddying at Senior PGA Championship

What I learned caddying at the Senior PGA Championship

This past week, I had the privilege of caddying in the 2018 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship held at Harbor Shores ...
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TW golf fitness HS

4 golf fitness tips to improve your game

Are golfers athletes? This question has been asked time and time again, usually with a variety or responses. As a ...
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Evans scholarship

The Evan’s Scholars Program: What is it and how can I apply

A few months ago we wrote on why caddying at a golf course is a great job for high school ...
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Golf resumes

Good and bad examples of a college golf resume

A few weeks ago, we wrote on the Basics of the College Golf Resume. I wanted to show examples of ...
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GCU Club Golf

Transitioning from High School to Collegiate Club Golf

This past weekend marked the 2018 Spring Nationals for the NCCGA (National Collegiate Club Golf Association). 348 of the best collegiate ...
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College golf resume

Basics of the College Golf Resume

Are you a junior golfer who is aspiring to play collegiate golf? If so, you have probably thought about reaching ...
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college golf camps

College Golf Camps vs. Junior Golf Tournaments

It’s no secret that junior golfers have a lot of options when it comes to planning their summer golf schedule ...
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The Palmetto high school golf

Palmetto High School Golf Championship Recap

A victory by 14 shots is how the weekend ended in beautiful Myrtle Beach, as Boiling Springs High School (S.C) ...
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High school golfers caddy

Why caddying is a great job for high school students

As a 15-year-old high school student, there aren’t many options for jobs. The local grocery store won’t hire me until ...
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Advice for high school golf coaches – How our team went from average to great

Advice for high school golf coaches – How our team went from average to great

Are you a high school golf coach seeking golf coaching advice on how to better your team? In the five ...
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Lake Mary Prep Girls Golf Team

Top 5 Girls High School Golf Teams – 2016 to 2017 Season

Starting in 2016, The National High School Golf Association started ranking the top girls high school golf teams in the ...
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Junior golfers sharing a championship moment

High school golf rankings – Top 3 golfers by state

Ever wonder who the top high school golfers are in each state? The National High School Golf Association started producing ...
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AJGA Junior Golfers

Playing in Junior Golf Tournaments – What are my options?

If you are a junior golfer looking to play in tournaments or parent seeking information about junior golf tournaments, there ...
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Durham Plametto Golf Champions in 2015

National High School Golf Championship in Myrtle Beach

If you are a high school golf team looking for national competition, the Palmetto Golf Championship is an annual tournament ...
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BLANK-MASTERS-LEADERBOARD

How we develop the NHSGA High School Golf Rankings

We are proud to provide state and national high school golf rankings now for three full high school seasons and ...
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Massachusetts offers free handicaps for high school golfers

Since we are a Massachusetts based organization, it is awesome to see news that your local state golf association is ...
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Successful high school golf practice

4 Tips for coaching a high school golf team

Golf is a very different sport than many others given much of the team performance relies on individuals on the ...
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Austin Westlake High School Boys Golf

College Golf Infographic: Varsity vs. Club Golf

Many high school students and parents ask questions about playing varsity golf in college. Playing a varsity college sport at ...
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Lone Peak Boys High School Golf Team

Ranking the Top 5 High School Golf Teams

Starting in 2016, The National High School Golf Association started ranking the top high school golf teams in the United ...
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Club Golf National Champions

An alternative to playing varsity college golf

As a former high school golfer and now golf coach at St Xavier High School in Cincinnati, OH, I have ...
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