Are You Prepared to Pursue College Golf?
Get ready by reading these “Going To College” articles now!
If you’re reading this article, you may have scanned the 70-plus articles in the “Going To College” archives on
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Given the large (and expanding) collection of reading material available in the “Going To College” column, deciding which installments to start with can be a daunting task. Fortunately, all of the articles are categorized by topic. Yet, you still might be wondering where to begin and how to gain exposure to the most crucial themes in the shortest amount of time.To help, we’ve assembled a list of “must-reads” in the “Going to College” column to keep you on the right path toward college golf:
- College Recruitment Timeline – Part I
- College Recruitment Timeline – Part II
- What Should Junior Golfers Do Before Their High School Years to Start Pursuing College Golf?
- What Are the Real Keys to a Successful College Golf Recruiting Experience?
- Do You Have the Game to Play College Golf?
- What Are the Main Differences Between Junior Golf and College Golf?
- How Do College Golf Scores Compare to Junior Golf Scores?
- What Are the Most Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Scholarships?
- Are Unofficial Visits to College Campuses Necessary?
- Who Should Speak When Meeting with Coaches – Parents or the Student-Athlete?
- When and How Should I Initiate a Phone Call to a College Coach?
- Is the College Recruiting Process Putting Too Much Pressure on You?
- Should I Communicate a Poor Performance to a College Coach?
- How Should I Respond When a Coach Makes an Offer?
- Repeating a Grade in High School or Pursuing a Post-Grad Year – Part One
We hope the knowledge and advice shared within these articles helps you gain confidence with your next steps in the college placement process!
To your future success,
Red Numbers Golf®
Road to College Golf
Coaches Finding & Evaluating PlayersWhen Should Junior Golf Prospects Expect to Receive Offers from College Coaches?
Should I Communicate a Poor Performance to a College Coach?
Are You Waiting for Tournament Success Before Contacting College Golf Coaches?
Who Should Speak When Meeting with Coaches – Parents or the Student-Athlete?
Do College Coaches Use Swing Videos To Evaluate Recruits?
Do Coaches Really Care About Academics?
Do You Have the Game to Play College Golf?
How Do College Coaches Work Junior Tournaments?
How Do College Golf Coaches Discover Talent?
Finding the Right School - Your "Best Fit"What Can You Learn from College Golf’s Post-Season Championships?
How Do College Golf Scores Compare to Junior Golf Scores?
How Do I Know Which Schools Are “Best Fits” for Me?
How Do I Remain Proactive in Identifying My “Best Fit”?
Is a Walk-On Opportunity the “Best Fit” for Me?
What Are the Real Keys to a Successful College Golf Recruiting Experience?
What Useful Information Can I Research on a Golf Team's Website?
When Should Junior Golfers Begin Visiting and Researching Colleges?
What’s the Story on Division II and Division III Golf Programs?
Are Unofficial Visits to College Campuses Necessary?
Should Junior Golfers Attend Collegiate Tournaments?
Just How Big is College Golf?
What questions should I ask a college coach during a campus visit?
Where Should I Attend College to Study and Play Golf?
Playing in CollegeRepeating a Grade in High School or Pursuing a Post-Grad Year – Part Two
Repeating a Grade in High School or Pursuing a Post-Grad Year – Part One
Are College Golfers Expected to Take Part in a Conditioning Program?
What’s the Story on Club Golf?
What Is Your Ideal Time Commitment for Playing Golf in College?
What Can You Expect From a College Golf Tournament?
Are You Practicing to Play the Odds?
Am I good enough to play Division I golf?
What does it mean to
How Do I Prepare for my Freshman Year in College?
How Important Is Time Management for Student-Athletes at the Collegiate Level?
What Is a Typical Week Like in the Life of a College Golfer?
Is College Golf an Individual Sport?
What are the main differences between junior golf and college golf?
What Commitment Level is Necessary for Junior Golfers to Become Successful Collegiate Student-Athletes?
Playing Junior GolfAre There Benefits to Playing on a High School Golf Team?
Is playing a practice round important?
Is There More to Golf Than a Score?
You Have Completed the College Placement Process—Now What?
Is It a Good Idea To Withdraw After a Poor Round?
How Can a Junior Golfer Improve His Practice Sessions?
Promoting Yourself – Being VisibleWhat Should Junior Golfers Do Before Their High School Years To Start Pursuing College Golf?
How Can Golf Recruits Maximize Visibility Among College Coaches?
When and How Should I Initiate a Phone Call to a College Coach?
Is Your Written Communication to Coaches Sending the Right Message?
What Information Should Prospects Send to College Golf Coaches?
Will Playing AJGA Events Increase My Chances of Earning a College Scholarship?
What Should Recruits Say When Coaches Call Them?
College Recruitment Timeline - Part 2
College Recruitment Timeline - Part 1
Recruiting & ScholarshipsAre You Prepared to Pursue College Golf?
How Should I Respond When a Coach Makes an Offer?
How Do the NCAA’s Recent Rules Changes Affect You?
Is the College Recruiting Process Putting Too Much Pressure on You?
When Should I Apply to Colleges?
What is the Purpose of the NCAA Eligibility Center?
What Is a Parent’s Role During a Campus Visit?
Can Facebook or a Social Network Site Affect How I am Recruited?
What Should I Do if I Didn’t Sign a National Letter of Intent in the Early Signing Period?
What Questions Should I Be Prepared to Answer During a Campus Visit?
What Are the Most Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Scholarships?
How do I know if a School is Really Interested in Recruiting Me?
How do Players Verbally Commit to Schools so Early in the Process?
As a Rising Senior Is It Too Late To Be Recruited?
What is a Parent's Role in the Recruiting Process?
When Should Junior Golfers Sign the NLI?
What is a Full Scholarship?