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College Golf / October 18, 2018
NCCGA Fall 2018: Week 6 Preview

NCCGA Fall 2018: Week 6 Preview

By NCCGA Student Leaders

We are now less than a month away from Nationals in Myrtle beach after eleven regions competed in regional tournaments last weekend. The University of Wisconsin took home the team of the week with a two day score of 737 and the player of the week was Zach Murphy from Texas State University at San Marcos who ended up -2. Nine regions will be competing October 20-21 and making final efforts to qualify for Nationals, so it’s sure to be an exciting weekend. 

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College Golf / October 12, 2018
NCCGA Fall 2018: Week 5 Preview

NCCGA Fall 2018: Week 5 Preview

By NCCGA Student Leaders

Week 5 is here and we are just over a month away from Nationals in Myrtle Beach. The field is beginning to fill up as a few teams secured their spot this past weekend. Eleven regions are competing this weekend across the nation, and for many it's the final regional tournament of the semester. That means some strong competition as teams fight for a bid to Nationals. 

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College Golf / October 10, 2018
Transferring from the NCCGA to Varsity golf

Transferring from the NCCGA to Varsity golf

By Brendan Ryan

Are you a club golfer interested in playing varsity golf? As a college golf consultant and club golf outsider, I’ve watched the growth, strong participation and competition of the NCCGA become better over the last few years. It is clear to me that there are some student athletes who currently play NCCGA club golf who maybe have other options, either at their current institution or maybe even at another college. For any individuals who are thinking about this transition, the NCCGA has asked me to provide some basic guidance on the transfer process including insight into the NCAA rules and regulations and advice on best practices.

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College Golf / October 9, 2018
1st and 10th Tee Bars return for another season

1st and 10th Tee Bars return for another season

By Oliver Mauk

The NCCGA continues its partnership with SCNS Foods to provide 1st and 10th tee bars to players at every single NCCGA tournament. The purpose is to provide healthy snacks on the course for our players, while helping promote a healthy food brand. 

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College Golf / October 4, 2018
NCCGA Fall 2018: Week 4 Preview

NCCGA Fall 2018: Week 4 Preview

By NCCGA Student Leaders

The fourth weekend of regional tournaments has arrived, which means we have reached the halfway mark of the regular season. At this point, the Fall 2018 rankings are looking really tight, with the Gators sitting at the top with an impressive cumulative differential of -4.27. The only other team with an under par differential is GCU with a -1.32, but a slew of other teams are putting up impressive numbers as well including Illinois and Georgia.

Nine regions are competing this weekend, with some regions hosting their first tournament and others playing in their last. Best of luck to all of you trying to solidify a spot at the top.

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College Golf / September 27, 2018
NCCGA Fall 2018: Week 3 Preview

NCCGA Fall 2018: Week 3 Preview

By NCCGA Student Leaders

 Quite a few upsets last weekend in many of the regions where there was an obvious favorite. It just shows how no one can be counted out of a run to the top. This weekend there are 11 regions competing and many of the tournaments are a toss-up, with team and player of the week honors also up for grabs. Who will join Georgia and Florida as the best teams of this young season? Here's a preview of what to expect this weekend. 

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College Golf / September 20, 2018
NCCGA Fall 2018: Week 2 Preview

NCCGA Fall 2018: Week 2 Preview

By NCCGA Student Leaders

Hopefully everyone is okay after Hurricane Florence laying waste to the Carolinas. Myrtle Beach survived the hit, and Barefoot is open and ready for the NCCGA to come in November.

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College Golf / September 12, 2018
NCCGA Fall 2018: Week 1 Preview

NCCGA Fall 2018: Week 1 Preview

By NCCGA Student Leaders

Week 1 in the NCCGA is finally here! Hurricane Florence has changed the date of the first North Carolina regional, so the season will kick off with just four tournaments this weekend. The regions playing are extremely competitive, and all four sent multiple teams to Nationals in the spring. The questions is, which one of them will get off to the best start and solidify their position to return to Nationals in Myrtle Beach this season? Here's what the NCCGA Student Leaders had to say about the first round of tournaments. 

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College Golf / September 6, 2018
NCCGA Fall 2018 preseason rankings

NCCGA Fall 2018 preseason rankings

By Oliver Mauk

Another NCCGA season is upon us, which means a chance for each university to prove themselves and earn a bid to Nationals in Myrtle Beach! Will Grand Canyon repeat as National Champions? Perhaps the Arizona State Sun Devils or the Georgia Bulldogs can bounce back? Either way, we're in for an exciting ride this fall, all culminating at Barefoot Resort November 16-18. Without further ado, here are your NCCGA preseason top 25. 

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College Golf / September 5, 2018
Imperial Headwear: My team's experience with custom hats

Imperial Headwear: My team's experience with custom hats

By Jeff Kroeger

 (This article was submitted by the UC Club Golf VP who wanted to share his positive experience working with the NCCGA and Imperial for custom team hats)

For the second straight year, the University of Cincinnati Club Golf Team has ordered Imperial hats for our team. The hats are not only comfortable and durable, the ordering and approval processes for the hats are seamless.

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College Golf / August 22, 2018
List of companies that offer golf internships

List of companies that offer golf internships

By Kris Hart

Getting an internship in the golf industry is difficult. There are tens of thousands of college students who love golf and want to work in the game. As the CEO of Nextgengolf, it was alarming to me that many students were sending me emails in April, May, and June seeking a summer internship. It’s okay to procrastinate sometimes, but when you are seeking highly competitive jobs or internships timing is key, so I put together this list of golf companies that hire interns.

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College Golf / August 16, 2018
Worst PGA Tour shanks

Worst PGA Tour shanks

By Oliver Mauk

Golf is one of the toughest sports out there, even for the people who play it professionally. Mishits happen all the time, wiith varying degrees of severity. One of the worst mishits you can have though is a shank, when the ball hits the hozzle of the club and shoots out to the right (for a right-handed golfer). 

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College Golf / July 19, 2018
Meghan Zech: Why I play collegiate club golf

Meghan Zech: Why I play collegiate club golf

By Meghan Zech

What I enjoyed most about high school golf was that every players could create their own experience. Some players could make it exceptionally competitive, while other players could just have fun and not worry about the competition, I fell in the middle of that spectrum, right where I wanted to be. I always want to play well and improve my game, but also want to be able to spend time with the people I play with and have fun on the golf course.  

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College Golf / July 12, 2018
GCU coach John Wasson leads his team to National Championship

GCU coach John Wasson leads his team to National Championship

By Brandon Bone

Perhaps having a coach really does make a difference. It sure worked in favor for the NCCGA’s 2018 Spring National Champions, Grand Canyon University. Heading into Nationals at Norwood Hills Country Club in St. Louis, Missouri, the Antelopes were on top of the national rankings and felt confident in their chances.

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College Golf / June 25, 2018
How Driven helped Oklahoma State win the NCAA Championship

How Driven helped Oklahoma State win the NCAA Championship

By Kayla Hourihan

Golf Channel presented the show Driven, which took us inside what college golf is all about. The show went behind the scenes of the Oklahoma State Cowboys and their race for the NCAA Division I Golf Championship. The championship took place at Karsten Creek Golf Club, which is OSU’s home course. The show also focuses on their biggest rival, Oklahoma University, who won the championship in 2017. The tournament took place from May 25-30th. with the final match between Oklahoma State and Alabama. Ultimately, OSU was victorious in all five matches. The real question is did the show have an impact on Oklahoma State winning the title?

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