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golf Scholarships

College golf is played at over 1200 universities across all three major sporting associations in the USA. The NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA.

NCAA Division 1 (D1) men’s golf teams get 4 full scholarships per team, while their Division 2 (D2) counterparts only get 3.6 per team. D1 women golfers get slightly more with 6 Full-Rides while D2 teams get 5.4 scholarships per team. NCAA Division 3 (D3) teams do not give out athletic scholarships; however, students with good grades and top SAT scores may receive academic scholarships from coaches.

At NAIA Colleges, women golfers get 6 full scholarships per team, while the men’s teams only get 4.5. NJCAA programmes, offer the most generous amounts of scholarships to their golfers with 8 provided to both men and women.

Universities in the Western and Southern regions of the USA will compete all year round; while, colleges in the Northeast and Midwest are not able to play all year due to the harsh winters. Institutions in these areas will have high-tech indoor facilities, equipped with the best technologies to simulate real-life conditions for their golfers.

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Scholarship Requirements

NCAA DIVISION 1

Metric Men Women
Handicap +3 1
Tournament Average 70 73
Province ranking Top 5 Top 5
Average Driving Distance 250m 215m

NCAA DIVISION 2

Metric Men Women
Handicap Scratch 4
Tournament average 71 75
Province ranking Top 10 Top 10
Average Driving Distance 240m 205m

video requirements

Video footage is very important when searching for golf scholarships. Below is a list of requirements you need to include in your highlights video.

What To Include In Your Highlights Video

How to film for Golf

  • Film from behind and from the side
  • From behind, make sure the flag is in
  • the shot for trajectory
  • Make sure camera is steady
  • Do not zoom in & out
  • We want to see your swing as well as the distance you are hitting

What to film

  • 10 – 15 Tee Shots
  • 10 Approach Shots (100m-180m from Hole)
  • 10 Fairway Shots
  • 2 – 3 Rough Shots
  • 2 – 3 Bunker Shots
  • 10 Putting Strokes

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