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College Golf / August 3, 2019
How to walk-on to a varsity college golf team

How to walk-on to a varsity college golf team

By Kris Hart

Playing golf at your dream school, especially if you are looking to play DI college golf is very difficult. The fact is, over 93% of high school golfers will not play varsity college golf at any level. If you are a senior in high school or current college student trying to walk-on the varsity golf team, playing in competitive tournaments gives you your best chance.

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College Golf / July 9, 2019
How to start playing collegiate club golf

How to start playing collegiate club golf

By Connor Brown

The average college golf team only has about 10 players on the roster. This doesn't leave a lot of space for many players, and often forces some excellent and passionate golfers to step aside from the game they love. For these students, club golf is a great option to not only continue playing golf, but compete on a regional and national scale. 

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College Golf / June 20, 2019
Fall 2019 Nationals heads to Oklahoma

Fall 2019 Nationals heads to Oklahoma

By Oliver Mauk

The NCCGA and Nextgengolf are happy to announce that we will be headed to the great state of Oklahoma for Fall 2019 Nationals! Both the Invitational and Championship will take place November 15-17th, so be sure to mark your calendars. This edition of Nationals will be a nice change of pace from recent years and a new, unique experience for NCCGA players. 

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College Golf / April 30, 2019
NCCGA Spring 2019 Nationals Recap

NCCGA Spring 2019 Nationals Recap

By Oliver Mauk

It was another fantastic edition of NCCGA Nationals this past weekend with three of the best courses in tournament history. Great finishes took place at both the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex in West Lafayette, IN and The Trophy Club in Lebanon, IN. See below for a full recap of both the Spring 2019 National Championship and National Invitational. 

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College Golf / April 26, 2019
Notre Dame and Purdue to play Nationals in home state

Notre Dame and Purdue to play Nationals in home state

By Tanner Kutek

The spring NCCGA National Championship is taking place in the state of Indiana. The Birck Boilermaker Complex will be the host, and the field has universities from everywhere in the United States, but there are a few colleges in the field that may have a little bit of home field advantage.

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College Golf / April 23, 2019
Spring 2019 Nationals Preview

Spring 2019 Nationals Preview

By Oliver Mauk

NCCGA Nationals heads back to Indiana April 26-28 for the 2nd time, with 3 exciting courses waiting for over 300 of the best club golfers from around the country. The Birck Boilermaker Complex on the campus of Purdue University will host the National Championship on it's Pete Dye masterpieces Kampen and Ackerman-Allen. The National Invitational will be played down the road at The Trophy Club, a highly regarded semi-private Indianapolis area golf club. 

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College Golf / March 19, 2019
Spring Break Open: Week 2 Recap

Spring Break Open: Week 2 Recap

By Ross Krapfel

The second weekend of the 2019 Spring Break Open kicked off on Saturday, March 16th on the Heathland course at Legends Golf Resort. It was a bit windy but it was another great day to be in Myrtle Beach, SC. With some solid play during round one, we had Team Of Moosh and Men take the round one lead by three shots over the Myrtle Beach Agents and Iowa Club Golf.

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College Golf / March 12, 2019
Spring Break Open 2019: Week 1 Recap

Spring Break Open 2019: Week 1 Recap

By Ross Krapfel

It was a warm, sunny weekend in Myrtle Beach for the Nextgengolf Spring Break Open! 88 players convened at the Legends Golf Resort to play in this 2-man best ball format event, with Robert Morris University taking first place. See full leaderboard from week 1

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College Golf / March 11, 2019
How the NCCGA has positively affected my college experience

How the NCCGA has positively affected my college experience

By Tanner Kutek

Like most golfers, I didn't have the opportunity to play varsity golf right out of high school. I was a multi-sport athlete and didn’t dedicate enough time to golf. I made the decision to attend college strictly for academic purposes without any intention of playing golf.

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College Golf / February 28, 2019
Spring 2019 preseason rankings

Spring 2019 preseason rankings

By NCCGA Student Leaders

The NCCGA season is finally here, which means it's time to reveal the preseason rankings! There are a lot of familiar names in the top half of the leaderboard, but there are a few new squads that earned a spot in the top 25. 

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College Golf / February 7, 2019
How to improve pace of play in 2019

How to improve pace of play in 2019

By Parker Wallace

As we all know, a standard round of golf can take up most of your day. Whether you’re playing poorly, the course is packed, or the group in front of you is playing slow, you seem to be constantly waiting. Thankfully, the USGA has established several new rules in order to quicken pace of play. Here is how you can use the new rules (and some of the old ones) to speed up pace of play in 2019. 

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College Golf / January 25, 2019
5 common resume mistakes

5 common resume mistakes

By Oliver Mauk

I spent many hours preparing for the Careers in Golf networking event, and in the process looked through hundreds of resumes. It became very clear to me that the same few mistakes are made on almost every resume. Here are the biggest 5 mistakes I found that you should look to avoid in your own resumes. 

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College Golf / December 4, 2018
2018 Student Leaders reflect on experience

2018 Student Leaders reflect on experience

By Oliver Mauk

Nextgengolf and the NCCGA finds four dedicated Student Leaders every year to work with our team to help grow club golf. This years leaders exceeded expectations and helped make club golf a better experience for college teams. Here is a little bit about each of their experiences. 

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College Golf / November 21, 2018
Fall 2018 NCCGA Nationals Recap

Fall 2018 NCCGA Nationals Recap

By Oliver Mauk

Myrtle Beach, SC - The Fall 2018 NCCGA National Championship and National Invitational returned to Barefoot Resort for the second time on November 16th-18th. The beautiful weather and fantastic competition made this one of the best Nationals ever, below are some of the highlights from the weekend.

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College Golf / November 13, 2018
Kansas earns first Nationals bid in school history

Kansas earns first Nationals bid in school history

By Brandon Bone

The NCCGA welcomes the University of Kansas to its first ever appearance to Nationals! After grinding through the season in Zone 3’s Central region, the Jayhawks held their beaks high hoping for that exhilarating bid to Nationals. The first regional tournament showed promise for this group of boys that knew they had an uphill battle to Myrtle. Wolf Hollow Golf Club treated Kansas’ A team well after beating Mizzou in a scorecard playoff for first place, and securing six points in the region! 

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