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How do I get a Golf scholarship?

Golf is all about shooting lowest scores, consistently. Although, shooting low scores are nothing but good, they wont take the cake. If you want a golf scholarship you need to shoot low in the best tournaments, out shoot top players, and have extremely good grades.

Also, some things to keep it mind:

  • Take your ACT or SAT tests.

  • Maintain a high GPA throughout high school.

  • Contact college golf coaches and let them know you are interested in playing golf at their schools.

  • Become NCAA qualified if your want to play at a NCAA school.

  • Become NAIA qualified if you want to play at a NAIA school.

  • Attend golf camps run by local universities and schools.

  • Take visits to the schools who are interested in you.

  • Keep in touch with the coaches that contact you.

  • Educate yourself about the recruiting process.

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How do I get recruited for a Golf scholarship?

There are a surprisingly high number of colleges that offer golf scholarships. With this abundance you will have a higher percentage of actually scoring a golf scholarship.

Golf has become more popular since Tiger Woods came on the scene and there are lots of scholarship opportunities outside those offered by the NCAA, NJCAA and NAIA. Be sure to check with the athletics department of the schools your interested in about these additional scholarship opportunities.

Collegiate coaches are look for a strong foundation from which they can build up the athlete. Good form, a solid swing, and great putting will help you tremendously when it comes time for the coach to pick who will be getting a scholarship.   

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What are the academic requirements for Golf scholarship?

The academic requirements for Golf scholarships vary by what level you want to play at and in some instances the schools you wish to attend.

  • Click here for information about the NCAA guidelines regarding academic requirements for Golf scholarships.

  • Click here for information about the NAIA guidelines regarding academic requirements for Golf scholarships.

Remember that some schools will have stiffer requirements than the minimums required by both the NCAA and NAIA. You should check with those schools admissions office for academic requirements to obtain a Golf scholarship.

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Am I good enough for a Golf scholarship?

This depends on what level you wish to play Golf at. To play at the NCAA Division I level you will need above average speed, strength, size and talent.

You must ask yourself if you are willing to put the hours needed in to your golf career. Also, are you up for the challenge of the fast pace style workouts and endless practices?

Here are some things to ask yourself before committing:

  • Are you dedicated to the hard work you will encounter at any level?

  • Can you take direction and coaching well?

  • Will you be OK moving to any town and picking up with a new team?

  • Have you known for a while that playing collegiate golf was your goal

  • Will you be able to keep your school work in order with the feeling of golf being a full time job?

IMPORTANT: Don't over think this process and psych your self out!

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What are my odds of getting a Golf scholarship?

With around 70,000 golf athletes competing for golf scholarships, you must have you best foot forward because only around 6,000 will receive a golf scholarship.

The odds of playing golf on scholarship at the NCAA Division I level are not that great and competition is intense. However if you’re willing to play at the NCAA Division II level, NAIA or NJCAA your chances go up dramatically because the amount of golf scholarships available at these levels. In short, don’t limit your possibilities explore all divisions at the NCAA level, NJCAA and NAIA to increase your odds of getting a golf scholarship. Also don’t forget about the numerous scholarships offered to prospective golfers outside of the NCAA or NAIA. Contact the athletics department of the schools your interested in about these opportunities.

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How can I improve my chances of getting a Golf scholarship?

There are many things you can do to improve your chances of securing a golf scholarship.

Keeping your GPA as high as possible.

Being pre qualified by the NCAA and NAIA.

Having high SAT or ACT scores.

Improve your athletic skills, speed, strength and size are areas you can work at and improve on.

Get your stats, videos and awards out to as many golf coaches as possible, click here for more information from

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Be proactive when searching for golf scholarship dollars.

Don’t sit back and wait until its to late, start early before your senior year.

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What’s the best way to get a Golf scholarship?

The best way to get a golf scholarship is for you to promote yourself to as many golf coaches as possible. No matter what your talent level is, if enough golf coaches see your talent you stand a chance of getting recruited. Somewhere some golf coach is looking for the very talent you have to offer but if he doesn’t know you exist he can't offer you a golf scholarship. We believe we have the most effective way to showcase your talents to golf coaches available on the internet.

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Get noticed by college coaches.

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Important! Both athletes and parents must understand these recruiting facts no one really likes to dicuss. If you really want to play at then next level with a scholarship then click here to know the secerts. Also get help and guidelines getting recruited - NCAA, NAIA or NJCAA clearingouse and eligibility by clicking here

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