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Catching Up with New National Team Head Coach Chris Zambri

By David Shefter, USGA Southern California native Chris Zambri, 52, officially becomes the first coach of the newly created U.S. National Development Program on Nov 1. A former standout at the University of Southern [...]

November 9th, 2023|Uncategorized|

What to Say, and NOT, When Contacting College Golf Coaches

By Sam Weinman, First Published by Golf Digest The easiest path to college golf has coaches flocking to you with scholarships in hand. It’s also the least likely. More often, players should expect to [...]

November 8th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Enhance Your Golf Game: Complementary Activities for Success

By Eleanor Wyatt When it comes to golf, every stroke counts, and every aspect of your game matters. While hitting the driving range and perfecting your swing is crucial, there are complementary activities you [...]

November 3rd, 2023|Uncategorized|

Local Prodigy, 15, Qualifies for Butterfield Bermuda Championship

First Published by A 15-year-old Bermudian has qualified for the Butterfield Bermuda Championship, Nov. 9-12. Oliver Betschart (BET-CHAR), a local prodigy who last year became the youngest player to win the Port Royal [...]

November 1st, 2023|Uncategorized|

Stages of Junior Golf Development

  By Dr. Tom Dorsel, Ph.D. Assuming a junior golfer is relatively proficient at swinging the club and has a reasonable short game, then a certain progression of development follows that I have seen [...]

October 27th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Are You Good Enough to Play College Golf?

By Madeline MacClerg, Golf Digest A lot of junior golfers dream about playing in college—traveling to top courses, training in state-of-the-art facilities, getting keys to the magic gear closet—but it has become increasingly competitive to [...]

October 25th, 2023|Uncategorized|