Monthly Archives: March 2017

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RecruitPKB: Research 75+ Realistic Schools

žAfter you have created your college golf resume, it's time to find out what schools you realistically match with. Use the Women’s College Breakdown to identify schools that fit you athletically. žOnce you have determined where you fit in athletically use www.golfstat.com to find golf programs that fit your athletic abilities and resume. žAt www.golfstat.com you will find all of the D1, D2, D3 and NAIA programs ranked within their division. You can then use the Ping College Golf Guide, www.collegegolf.com to research the golf programs and contact the coaches. Also, check out the school’s athletic website and team’s page. Finding a realistic golf program is half of the process. You must then research the schools to find out which ones fit you academically, geographically, socially and financially. žCheck out www.collegeboard.com and www.princetonreview.com. These sites will help you identify the best fit for you as a school, [...]

By | 2017-09-13T11:48:16+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|College Recruiting Articles, The Recruiting Process|0 Comments

RecruitPKB: Questions to Ask Yourself

As many players begin to make their final college decision I wanted to address some questions that are very important to ask yourself to ensure you find the right fit. It's really easy to get wrapped up in the glitz and glamor that you are shown on your campus visit. College recruiting is a business so the school and coach are going to pitch themselves to you just as a sales person would pitch their product or services. It's a decision that will affect the rest of your life, so make sure you look past the "sales pitch" and decide if it's the right place for you to spend the next 4 years of your life. Are you compatible with the coach and other team members? How does the coach interact with the players? How much will you be expected to practice/play each week? How does the [...]

By | 2017-09-13T11:48:16+00:00 March 10th, 2017|College Recruiting Articles, The Recruiting Process|0 Comments

RecruitPKB: 12 Habits of a Successful Jr Golfer

There are a lot of qualities and characteristics that a junior golfer needs to possess beyond their golf scores in order to be successful both on and off the golf course. These are 12 that I consider to be the most important ones: You are coachable - You are willing to listen, try, and change how you do things in order to get better You set goals - You have goals and dreams that make you excited to get up and work hard every day You learn from others - You understand that there is a lot to learn from others who have more experience than you do You use your resources - You utilize all of the tools, people, and education that is available to you in order to get better and make good decisions You plan and prepare - You don’t show up and go [...]

By | 2017-09-13T11:44:42+00:00 March 1st, 2017|College Recruiting Articles, The Complete Golfer|0 Comments