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College Golf / June 22, 2017
New Nationals Qualifying and Addition of the National Invitational Tournament

New Nationals Qualifying and Addition of the National Invitational Tournament

By Matt Weinberger

Las Vegas Golf Course Resort

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As a former club golfer, I competed in four NCCGA National Championships and know the significance of qualifying for the coveted season-ending nationals. In May, we announced the proposed changes to the Fall 2017 NCCGA National Championship qualifying procedures. Since then the NCCGA staff has been collecting feedback via surveys, emails, calls, and texts. I have spoken with many club golfers to get their input on these changes and two questions have come up time and time again, “Why can’t we keep the old system?” and “how does this affect my team?”

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College Golf / May 3, 2017
Georgia Club Golf Goes Back-to-Back at Hot Springs CC

Georgia Club Golf Goes Back-to-Back at Hot Springs CC

By Travis Richardson

Entering the weekend, not many people gave the Georgia Club Golf team a chance to win. Despite entering the NCCGA National Championship as the defending champions, the Bulldogs had lost both regional tournaments, were ranked #58, and were only bringing 7 people to Hot Springs Country Club. The odds and momentum were stacked against them.

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Topics: NCCGA National Championship

College Golf / April 29, 2017
Bulldogs, Eaton Shine Day 1 at NCCGA National Championship

Bulldogs, Eaton Shine Day 1 at NCCGA National Championship

By Travis Richardson

The main concern entering Round 1 of the 2017 Spring NCCGA National Championship was pretty simple: Would 18 holes be possible? The weather forecast looked rough, with calls for rain and thunderstorms starting in the early afternoon. At the end of the day everyone was not only able to play 18 holes, but the sun was even a participant for a little while, with rain intermittently.

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Topics: NCCGA National Championship

College Golf / April 28, 2017
Ohio Club Golf Playing for Bigger Reasons

Ohio Club Golf Playing for Bigger Reasons

By Mike Kersys

Ohio University club golf is heading to the NCCGA National Championship for the first time in club history. I know that because I started the club back in my sophomore year, 2012. To say I’m happy is an understatement, but I know it means much more to the boys on the team now.

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Topics: NCCGA National Championship

College Golf / April 28, 2017
UNC Club Golf Building on Foundation Laid Years Ago

UNC Club Golf Building on Foundation Laid Years Ago

By Mike Kersys

The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill club golf team has come a long way to get to the National stage.

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Topics: NCCGA National Championship

College Golf / April 28, 2017
Quick Hits: Previewing the NCCGA National Championship Field

Quick Hits: Previewing the NCCGA National Championship Field

By Travis Richardson

The 2017 Spring NCCGA National Championship will bring together 32 of the best club golf teams from across the country. Before the tournament begins, let's run through the list of teams that are competing. If you missed, please check out our College Golf blog to see more in-depth previews of teams not on this list.

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Topics: NCCGA National Championship

College Golf / April 28, 2017
Niagara Club Golf Takes Next Step with Nationals Trip

Niagara Club Golf Takes Next Step with Nationals Trip

By Mike Kersys

The Northeast Region has and always will be, one of the toughest regions to compete in the NCCGA during the spring season. With temperatures rarely rising above freezing in the weeks before the first tournament and late snowstorms a surprising, yet common, occurrence teams have little opportunity to get a real practice on the course. When they do finally get out for a few holes it is on a course with shaggy grass and wet lies.

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Topics: NCCGA National Championship

College Golf / April 28, 2017
Florida State Club Golf Excited for Challenge at Hot Springs

Florida State Club Golf Excited for Challenge at Hot Springs

By Leia Schwartz

In their first semester as an official club sport on campus, the future is looking bright for Florida State Club Golf as they head to Arkansas for their 3rd straight NCCGA National Championship appearance.

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Topics: NCCGA National Championship

College Golf / April 27, 2017
UCF Breaks Through to Clinch NCCGA National Championship Spot

UCF Breaks Through to Clinch NCCGA National Championship Spot

By Leia Schwartz

It has been a season full of firsts for the University of Central Florida:

  • First regional tournament victory
  • First overall region win
  • First time going to Nationals
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Topics: NCCGA National Championship

College Golf / April 27, 2017
SCSU Continues Rise with NCCGA National Championship Bid

SCSU Continues Rise with NCCGA National Championship Bid

By Leia Schwartz

Southern Connecticut State University is aiming straight for Arkansas and ready to make moves in their first NCCGA National Championship appearance.

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Topics: NCCGA National Championship

College Golf / April 27, 2017
Get to Know Hot Springs: Host of the NCCGA National Championship

Get to Know Hot Springs: Host of the NCCGA National Championship

By Travis Richardson

We are excited to head to Hot Springs Country Club in Arkansas for the Spring 2017 NCCGA National Championship. At 256 players it'll be the largest college golf tournament in the country. 42 colleges will be represented, spanning from New Hampshire to California. To help prepare for the championship, we wanted to take a deeper look at Hot Springs Country Club and the surrounding area.

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Topics: NCCGA National Championship

College Golf / April 26, 2017
Gators Confident and Ready for 6th Straight Nationals

Gators Confident and Ready for 6th Straight Nationals

By Leia Schwartz

The University of Florida club golf team is no stranger to the NCCGA National Championship. The Gators claimed the title in the Spring 2015 season, are headed to Arkansas for their 6th straight appearance, having qualified for every single National Championship since their founding in Fall 2014.

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Topics: NCCGA National Championship

College Golf / April 26, 2017
Georgia Club Golf Back to Defend

Georgia Club Golf Back to Defend

By Grant Johnson

The Georgia Bulldogs club golf team enters the Spring 2017 NCCGA National Championship at Hot Springs this weekend as defending champs, looking to become the first team to win consecutive titles since East Carolina in 2011

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Topics: NCCGA National Championship

College Golf / April 26, 2017
Spartans Back at Nationals as Wildcard

Spartans Back at Nationals as Wildcard

By Grant Johnson

The Michigan State club golf team will be making their first trip to the NCCGA National Championship since Spring 2015 at Bryan Park, after a strong performance this semester that concluded with two 2nd place finishes and an average team score of 384.

Entering regional #2 at the Michigan State home course, the Spartans were in a prime position to lock up the automatic bid with a win, after losing by just 1 stroke the weekend before. During the week leading up to the tournament, Mother Nature took action and dropped more than 5 inches of snow.

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Topics: NCCGA National Championship

College Golf / April 26, 2017
Texas State's Patience Paid Off with NCCGA National Championship Bid

Texas State's Patience Paid Off with NCCGA National Championship Bid

By Connor Brown

“Life’s a journey, not a destination.” For Tyler Ware and the Texas State-San Marcos club golf team, this season has certainly been a journey, culminating in the program's first bid as a team to the NCCGA National Championship.

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Topics: NCCGA National Championship