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Recruit PKB: SMU Coach Jeanne Sutherland Interview Part 1

At the start of each year I sit down and brainstorm ideas on new and creative ways that I can educate, motivate and inspire young golfers who want to play at the next level. One of my top goals for this year was to get into the minds of college coaches and let them give their insight and tell their story. I hope everyone enjoyed the last few weeks of Q and A with Furman University Coach Kelley Hester. I promise not all of the RecruitPKB articles will be college coach interviews but I have another great one to share over the next 2 weeks. My first encounter with SMU Coach Jeanne Sutherland goes back to a funny story that my parents like to tell. When Coach Sutherland was the Texas A&M head coach, she watched me play and asked my parents if she would be wasting [...]

By | 2017-09-13T12:08:49+00:00 February 27th, 2015|College Recruiting Articles, The Recruiting Process|0 Comments

Recruit PKB: Furman Coach Interview Part 3

Coach Kelley Hester took over the Furman women's golf program in 2012. She has since brought the winning tradition back to the program with 2 wins in the fall at the Golfweek Program Challenge and the Furman Invitational and a recent win at the Florida State Matchup. The team also finished ranked 26th in the Golfweek rankings. She sat down with Recruit PKB College Consultant Brandi Jackson to discuss her coaching philosophy and advice to junior golfers going through the recruiting process. Check out part 3 of the interview. What are good questions that a player should ask a college coach? It is good for players to have information about tournament schedule, what kind of schedule is a team going to be playing? How does a coach determine who is going to go to the tournament? Are the players qualifying? Is a coach going to pick some? [...]

By | 2017-09-13T12:08:49+00:00 February 20th, 2015|College Recruiting Articles, The Recruiting Process|0 Comments

Recruit PKB: Furman Coach Interview Part 2

Coach Kelley Hester took over the Furman women's golf program in 2012. She has since brought the winning tradition back to the program with 2 wins this fall at the Golfweek Program Challenge and the Furman Invitational. The team also finished ranked 26th in the Golfweek rankings. She sat down with Recruit PKB College Consultant Brandi Jackson to discuss her coaching philosophy and advice to junior golfers going through the recruiting process. Check out part 2 of the interview.   What do you look for with a resume? Well I like to see scores and I like to see you where you finished in the field in relation to the size in the field and I like to see yardages. I don't need a lot of commentary about weather or wind. I can certainly look up and see what the other scores were for the tournament but [...]

By | 2017-09-13T12:08:49+00:00 February 9th, 2015|College Recruiting Articles, The Recruiting Process|0 Comments

Recruit PKB: Furman Coach Interview Part 1

Coach Kelley Hester took over the Furman women's golf program in 2012. She has since brought the winning tradition back to the program with 2 wins this fall at the Golfweek Program Challenge and the Furman Invitational. The team also finished ranked 26th in the Golfweek rankings. She sat down with Recruit PKB College Consultant Brandi Jackson to discuss her coaching philosophy and advice to junior golfers and parents going through the recruiting process. Check out part 1 of the interview. What do you love about being a college coach? Well I loved college golf as a player. I mean I loved every minute of it so much that I graduated in four years and stayed for a 5th year because I red-shirted my first year. So I love helping kids have a great college golf experience, the opportunity to help kids navigate through that process and [...]

By | 2017-09-13T12:08:50+00:00 February 6th, 2015|College Recruiting Articles, The Recruiting Process|0 Comments