Incoming 9th Grader Golf Information

INCOMING 9TH GRADER GOLF INFORMATION

• PLAYERS NEED TO HAVE TOURNAMENT GOLF EXPERIENCE. PLAYERS CAN REFER TO NTPGA JUNIOR GOLF WEBSITE FOR LISTING OF TOURNAMENTS OFFERED. OUR ADVANCED PLAYERS CAN REFER TO THE TJGT WEBSITE FOR A LISTING OF ADVANCED TOURNAMENTS.
• INCOMING PLAYERS NEED TO HAVE A SCORING AVERAGE OF 95 OR BETTER IN TOURNAMENT GOLF TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ONE OF THE CLASS PERIODS. WE WILL HAVE AN AFTER SCHOOL OPTION FOR THOSE NOT QUITE READY FOR THE CLASS.
• FIRST PERIOD GOLF STARTS AT 7:45 AND ENDS AT 9:30. PLAYERS HAVE THE OPTION OF COMING BACK AFTER SCHOOL WITH RANGE MEMBERSHIP.
• FOURTH PERIOD GOLF STARTS AT 2:15 AND ENDS AT 5:00 OR WHEN THEY FINISH THEIR ROUND WHICH IS USUALLY LATER.
• WE HAVE TWO SEASONS WHICH MAKES IT A YEAR ROUND SPORT
• SUMMER HOMEWORK IS TO PLAY IN 5 TOURNAMENTS DURING THE SUMMER BEFORE THE START OF THE FALL SEASON.
• EACH PLAYER CAN PLAY UP TO 7 TOURNAMENTS EACH YEAR WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF PLAYING DISTRICT FOR THE 8TH TOURNAMENT. THIS MEANS EACH PLAYER COULD MISS UP TO 9 DAYS OF SCHOOL EACH YEAR.
• PLAYERS MUST BE RESPONSIBLE TO KEEP UP THEIR GRADES AND MAKING UP THEIR WORK IN A TIMELY MANNER WHEN GONE FOR TOURNAMENTS.
• PLAYERS PAY FOR THEIR OWN UNIFORMS AND BAGS. UNIFORMS APPROX. COST IS $125 PER YEAR. BAGS COST $150 AND RANGE PASSES ARE $150 PER SEASON. WE HAVE TWO SEASONS.
• NUMBERS ARE LIMITED TO THE SPACE ALLOWED ON THE COURSES. WE USAUALLY CARRY APPROX. 35 PLAYERS EACH YEAR. THAT IS COMBINED BOYS AND GIRLS.
• ALL PLAYERS MUST HAVE THEIR OWN TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM THE COURSES. WE USE BRIDLEWOOD, TOUR 18, AND LAKE PARK FOR PRACTICE FACILITIES
• WE WILL HAVE AN INITIAL TRYOUT IN MAY AND A FOLLOW UP TRYOUT AT THE END OF SUMMER TO MAKE FINAL DECISIONS ON CLASS PLACEMENT.
• FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT COACH DARREN BAILEY (469)463-3042, BAILEYD@LISD.NET
• TRYOUTS WILL BE AT LAKE PARK AND BRIDLEWOOD WITH A GREEN FEE REQUIRED.