NAIA AND NCAA COLLEGE GOLF SCHOLARSHIPS
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT COLLEGE GOLF RECRUITING
Are you looking for a college golf scholarship? Is it your dream to one day play golf at the highest level? Then consider this. Over 80% of PGA tour players competed in college golf programs. A college golf scholarship is an opportunity to pay for your education as well as giving you first class coaching and competition against the best amateur players in the country and top foreign golfers who have taken up scholarship offers in the United States. Players like Paul Casey, Colin Montgomerie and Luke Donald who all were golf scholarship athletes.
The facts about college golf recruiting.
There is strong competition for scholarships at the college level. Remember this, unlike some sports, football and soccer for example, a college golf coach has a big advantage, your national ranking and handicap are there for all to see, your score is already on the board so to speak.
Use our COLLEGE SEARCH TOOL to find the best golf colleges… Make up your own list of golf colleges that fit your academic and athletic profile. A list of NCAA golf colleges can also be found here. Division I Colleges. Division II Colleges. Division III Colleges.
You need an edge if you are going to make it. We can give you that edge and guide toy through the college golf recruiting process. Use the parent and athlete links on the left of this page to join our golf recruiting network.
The number of golf scholarships that are available is indicative of the popularity of the sport. Scholarships are available in all three divisions of the NCAA. The NAIA and NJCAA also offer scholarships. There are over 500 college golf programs at NCAA colleges alone.
As part of your college golf recruiting strategy you should consider taking part in a college golf camp. College coaches and scouts attend most of these camps on the look out for players with talent.
College golf is a non-revenue sport so most college golf coaches are very careful about their recruiting budgets, they have limited resources, so, as well as looking at a high school golfer’s handicap and ranking they also look for academic achievement. Your GPA might make you eligible for an “exempt” academic scholarship at the college of your choice and this is very attractive to the coach. Remember, ” coaches recruit smart kids”.
Use the links at the bottom left hand side of this page to make up you list of golf colleges. Compile a list of DI golf colleges or any other NCAA Division.