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Mike Kersys

Mike is a Regional Director at Nextgengolf. He helped found and run the Ohio University club golf team while in college, and is a former Boatwright Intern. Mike is a graduate of Ohio University.
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College Golf / November 18, 2016
Georgia Club Golf Credits New Focus on Successful Season

Georgia Club Golf Credits New Focus on Successful Season

By Mike Kersys

The UGA club golf team has always been solid, but never quite the perennial powerhouse team that everyone in the region feared. Joe Reichard came in as club president and decided that needed to change.

“UGA is growing with all of its educational programs." Reichard said. "With so many students here, you know there has to be some great golfers on campus”.

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Topics: NCCGA National Championship georgia NCCGA

College Golf / November 17, 2016
Oregon Club Golf Ready to Finish the Job at Nationals

Oregon Club Golf Ready to Finish the Job at Nationals

By Mike Kersys

Oregon club golf is back at the NCCGA National Championship for the 3rd time in only four semesters of existence.

The team has been perennial champions of the Northwest Region since the team formed, and they always maintain high expectations. Kevin Mackin is the co-founder and Regional Coordinator for the Northwest Region while CJ Sitton is the co-founder and current club president of the team.

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Topics: NCCGA National Championship oregon NCCGA

College Golf / November 16, 2016
UNCO Ready for Trip of Lifetime at NCCGA National Championship

UNCO Ready for Trip of Lifetime at NCCGA National Championship

By Mike Kersys

The Northern Colorado team turned two years old this fall, and to celebrate they are heading to their first ever NCCGA National Championship.

Tanner Brown is the club team’s president and co-founder. Brown made the decision to give up his pursuit of playing collegiate baseball, and not long afterwards he found an old set of lefty golf clubs in his grandma’s basement.

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Topics: NCCGA National Championship NCCGA Northern Colorado

College Golf / August 2, 2016
6 Fundraising Ideas for Your Club Golf Team

6 Fundraising Ideas for Your Club Golf Team

By Mike Kersys

Here at the NCCGA we hear all kinds of challenges that club golf teams face each season. One of the most common problems we hear about semester after semester is funding. Many teams don't receive funding support from the school, or only receive a small amount, leaving the team to foot the rest of the bill. It can seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be.

I know fundraising can be a huge pain, but we have seen and heard all kinds of great ideas from teams around the country. These ideas have ranged from extremely simple to execute, to moderately difficult (but finacially worth it). These fundraisers do a great job of bringing in money to support the club's expenses, but are also fun to do as a team. After all, you can’t spell fundraiser without FUN (corny joke, I know).

Here are 6 fundraiser ideas we've heard from club golf teams across the country:

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Topics: Golf Fundraising Club Golf NCCGA

College Golf / July 27, 2016
Steps to Starting a Club Golf Team Over the Summer

Steps to Starting a Club Golf Team Over the Summer

By Mike Kersys

Interested in starting a club golf team but not sure what to do before school starts? It can seem tough to start a team during the summer, when the large majority of students are off-campus. However there are a lot of things you can do to really get the ball rolling and ensure your club will be up and running as the new semester begins.

Here are five steps to start your journey before school starts:

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Topics: Club Golf NCCGA

College Golf / March 10, 2016
4 ways to spot a golfer on campus

4 ways to spot a golfer on campus

By Mike Kersys

Written By: Mike Kersys | @mikersys

Are you ever walking down a crowded sidewalk and see someone and think to yourself, “that person has to be a golfer”? College campuses are loaded with groups of people that are easy to identify, but golfers may be some of the easiest to spot. Golf, especially club golf, is a lifestyle and knowingly or unknowingly, there are certain things that make you stand out in a crowd. Here are 4 obvious signs of a golfer on campus.

Does your school have club golf? 

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