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RecruitPKB: Taking Visits

As many of you take advantage of the off-season by taking college visits, below are a few important reminders to consider while you are on the visit. Leave your cell phone in the car. To keep you from even being tempted to check your phone during the visit it is best to just leave it in the car. Look the coach in the eye and firmly shake their hand when you walk into their office. Sit up straight in the chair. Don’t slouch and slump. Be enthusiastic. Make sure the coach knows you are excited to be there. Ask questions!! The worst thing you can do when I coach asks if you have any questions is to say “no”. Jot a few questions down on a notepad and take it in with you. If you haven’t been regularly communicating with the coach and/or they haven’t seen you [...]

By | 2017-09-13T12:10:34+00:00 October 27th, 2014|College Recruiting Articles, The Recruiting Process|0 Comments

Recruit PKB: Preparing for a College Visit

As the fall season for both high school and college golf wraps up, many young girls are taking advantage of the time by scheduling college visits. See last week's article on "Scheduling Visits". It is easy to allow the fall and winter months to go by without putting much time into the college recruiting process. Instead, take advantage of this down time to get ahead in the process. Schedule some visits, take campus tours and meet with college coaches. Below are some tips for you to consider as you prepare to take a college visit and meet with a coach. Do the research: Jot down a few key facts from the coach and assistant coach's bio. Know how the team finished up the previous year or season. Look over the team roster. Learn more about the school and what it offers outside of the golf program. Get [...]

By | 2017-09-13T12:10:34+00:00 October 27th, 2014|College Recruiting Articles, The Recruiting Process|0 Comments

Recruit PKB: Putting Line

One of my favorite putting drills from my college and professional days is something very simple but extremely effective at building confidence and putting a little bit of pressure on making those short putts when it counts. There are several different variations of this one drill which is why I like it so much. Below are a few options to get you started. 3, 5, 7, 9ft line - Place a tee at 3ft, 5ft, 7ft and 9ft in a line on one side of hole. Begin with a fairly flat putt. Start at the 3ft putt, if you make it move back to the 5ft putt, if you make that move to the 7ft. If you miss then you must start back at the 3ft putt 9, 7, 5, 3ft line - After you have gone up the line start from the 9ft putt and move [...]

By | 2017-09-13T11:46:30+00:00 October 10th, 2014|College Recruiting Articles, The Complete Golfer|0 Comments