NHSGA Press Room

Check out some of latest highlights of the National High School Golf Association in the news. Thanks to all of the press and media that support the NHSGA & high school golf! We appreciate your kind words and support.

Carrying on a PGA Professional Legacy

PGA.com, June 2021

A passion for sport is often passed down from generation to generation. In the chase of Jillian Miles, golf is in her blood. Jillian, who also plays soccer, hockey and tennis, will be competing in the NHSGA High School Golf National Invitational at Pinehurst June 23-25… Read about Jillian’s story.

Team Titleist at the 2021 High School Golf Invitational

Titleist, July 2021

Receiving an invitation to the National Invitational is quite an honor since only the best high school golf teams and individuals will receive invites based on their State Championship performance… Full Article by Mike D.

High School Golf National Championship in 2020


Golf Digest Feature, September 2020

High schoolers converge on Pinehurst with dreams of keeping the game part of their lives forever. Read Derek Duncan’s Golf Digest Magazine Feature

Lance Christensen high school golf

From potato fields to Pinehurst: How a boy from America's poorest reservation became a hero to his people through golf

Golf Digest, July 2020

The boy must leave the reservation to play. He pilots an old Toyota Camry, what he affectionately refers to as the “Red Rider,” to drive 90 miles round trip, 50 of which are on dirt roads….Read the feature on Lance Christensen

North Carolina High School Golf

A Love for Special Students and the March to a State Championship

PGA.com, August 2020

It began four years ago when Cox Mill’s golf coach left. Moses Smith, then the school’s girl’s basketball coach and a Teacher Assistant working with students with autism, was asked to take the job. Read about this underdog story

Arizona, Utah win 2020 High School Golf National Invitational at Pinehurst

Golfweek, August 2020

After three rounds at Pinehurst Resort, Arizona and Utah were crowned champions at the National High School Golf Association’s Boys and Girls 2020 High School Golf National Invitational in North Carolina. Read the full article

Guam High School Golf Team

Guam saves best for last at 2020 High School Golf National Invitational

Guam Daily Post, August 2020

Learn more about the team from the US Territory Guam who qualified for the National Invitational. Read the article

Chris Noble - Manager, National High School Golf Association (Nextgengolf & The PGA of America)

JuniorGolfKies, September 2019

This podcast is for players, coaches, parents, and anyone that wants to learn more about the junior and amateur golf world. Listen to the podcast

From the brink of homelessness to a state title: The Story of Max Roberts

GolfDigest, June 2019

Max Roberts was supposed to be practicing for the state tournament. Instead he was in his room, packing his belongings and whatever childhood innocence remained. Full story

High school golf shines at the National Invitational

GolfWRX, June 2019

As a college golf recruiter, I will often get questions from parents asking if high school golf really matters? After following the Inaugural High School Golf National Invitational this past week, I can confidently tell you high school has never mattered more. Read More

California girl, New Mexico boy win National Invitational golf titles

Maxpreps, June 2019

New Mexico State-bound Aidan Thomas and incoming Troy-Fullerton junior Kamille Dimayuga capture individual crowns at inaugural NHSGA National Invitational in Florida. Full Story

California girls, Virginia boys win inaugural High School Golf National Invitational

Golfweek, June 2019

High school golf shines in Florida as California and Virginia capture the innagural titles Full Story

Jordan Spieth’s Words Inspire Massachusetts Golfer to High School Golf National Invitational

Disney Sports News, July 2019

Austin Vogt could only speculate about where he’d be if he hadn’t met PGA Tour star Jordan Spieth a few years ago. But he was certain he wouldn’t be where he is today Full Article

Knights ready for the National Invitational

LMT Online, June 2019

The St. Augustine Golf Team capped off an amazing year with an invitation to compete in the National Invitational Full Story

Chris Noble | A Noble Cause

Skratch, June 2019

Chris Noble’s passion is to make golf more inclusive, no matter where you come from or who you love. You can be your true self and still love this game. Though outreach as the manager of the NHSGA, Chris is creating an environment to teach young golfers that it’s OK to be who you are and there are others like you out there.

Meet Chris Noble, a role model to young golfers from all backgrounds

Athlete Ally, June 2019

A member of the next generation of golf industry employees, Chris Noble, 25, is a native of Niles, Michigan, and the Manager of the National High School Golf Association (NHSGA), a division of Nextgengolf, which was recently acquired by the PGA of America. Noble is working to ensure that other young LGBTQ athletes do not feel forced to hide their sexual orientation, and that the game is open and welcoming to everyone. Read the Article

PGA of America acquires Nextgengolf

PGA, April 2019

The PGA of America has acquired Nextgengolf, to enhance player development programming that is designed to grow the game across emerging generations. Full Press Release

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Email: Chris@highschoolgolf.org
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