After the first two majors of 2015 the billboard outside an old-timey movie theater in St. Andrews should probably read: Welcome To The Jordan Speith Show! Who would argue with those words in lights after Speith captured wins in Augusta and Tacoma? Probably only Jordan who with his humble, wise-beyond-his-years nature would seemingly prefer not...Read more
NCCGA Madness: 13 Regional Tournament Recap
The end of March brought the NCCGA Madness of its own. This is one of the longer NCCGA recaps, but won't be the longest. Nevertheless, the #Battle4Bryan is starting to take shape. All but four regions have now started their seasons. Once again the Regionals have proven very competitive. This next month will...
Golf Scholarship: Am I good enough?
Every week students reach out to the NCCGA relieved to find out that there is club golf at their school and they do not have to be disappointed if they did not get a golf scholarship. The fact is that getting a golf scholarship is not that easy to do. Since golf teams are very...Read more
College Golf Premiers at Golf Academy of America, Dallas
The Texas Region is one of the most competitive in the country. The region has quickly grown and it now includes 10 teams. Regional Tournament 1, played at Cross Timbers Golf Course in Azle, Texas, lived up to the hype. Defending National Champions Baylor were only able to come...Read more
#ReadyGolf: Improving Pace of Play in the NCCGA
Pace of Play is a serious problem in college golf. Unlike other golf “issues” such as how big the cup should be or what tees golfers of different calibers play from, everyone agrees when it comes to Pace of Play; we need faster rounds of golf. The NCCGA has traditionally followed the common USGA Pace of...Read more
Does The Golf Industry Know How To Use Twitter?
Twitter is a marketing tool used by millions worldwide. By joining twitter, your golf course will benefit in many ways. Not only will you be able to be discovered by prospective customers through social media, but you will also get the chance to promote unique aspects of your course to the world. In this guide,...Read more
Why Millennial Girls Don’t Golf
NCCGA President Interns for the World Golf Foundation, Golf 20/20
For those who don’t play the game, golf is a highly exclusive society of privileged people who earn six-figure salaries and conduct business meetings on the course. For those who do play golf, it’s just funny how people could think that. This summer, I will be working with Steve Mona, CEO of the World Golf...
Millennial Golf Perspective at National Golf Day
Golf struggles to shed it's perception as a game for the privileged elite. Ask the random person what comes to mind when they think of golf, you're likely to hear "white, exclusive, old, and expensive." Such stereotypes limit the game's growth not only from prospective golfers who decide not to take it up, but also...Read more
NCCGA: The Catalyst for Growth in Millennial Golf
Club golf is student-funded, often over par, and always for the love of the game. Most of our students won't go pro, some may never break 80, but everyone of our 10,000+ college students spends their weekends and savings to be part of a rapidly growing grassroots college golf movement in a crucial segment of the...Read more