Saddlebrook Academy

Auburn Golf Camps

June 14 -17, 2015

June 17 - 20, 2015

The Auburn Men's Golf Staff will be hosting the Annual Tiger Golf Camp June of 2015. Instruction will take place at the Auburn University Club and the Jack Key Golf Practice Facility which is the "Home" of the Auburn Tigers. All resident campers will be housed in dormitories on the Auburn University Campus..

The Auburn University Club provides a championship golf course and first-class practice facilities. Located just minutes from the Auburn University campus, the AU Club is the official home of the Auburn Tiger golf teams. Located in what Golf Digest ranked No. 1 "Best Golf City in America" (Auburn-Opelika, 2005), Auburn University Club at Yarbrough Farms features a 12,000 square foot clubhouse, pool and tennis facilities.

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Are College Golfers Expected to Take Part in a Conditioning Program?

Article by Ted Gleason

During my time playing college golf (some 25 years ago) our team-conditioning program consisted of running around the track four times at a self-dictated pace, doing some push-ups, then sit-ups, and ending with a little stretching. Wow, have things changed…and for the better!

Nowadays a specific golf fitness program is an integral part of most college golf program’s weekly routine. Whether it is a team-mandated workout or coaches encouraging players to integrate fitness into their weekly routines, fitness in college golf is here to stay.

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Get Ready. Take Aim. Fire.

The Mental Game by Michael Riggs

Sloooow play isn’t only frustrating, it is also unnecessary. The best news is that quickening your play will lower your scores.

I work with talented amateur and professional golfers on a daily basis, helping each to think and play more effectively. They come to me for a variety of reasons: to improve their confidence, to better their tournament mindset, to learn to “get in the present”, to move from a great practice player to a skilled competitor, to reduce their competitive anxiety, or to learn to recover and stay mentally focused after a poor hole.

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    We Are Now Listing Class of
    2015 Early Signees!

Are you a 2015 early signee? Send us a copy of page 1 of your National Letter of Intent (NLI) by Email or by (FAX) 804-527-0834. Select "More..." below to see our complete listing.

Junior Boys
  • Tyler Joiner - Georgia Tech
  • Logan Archer - West Alabama (D-II)
  • Trevor Lampson - California Baptist 
  • Dylan Godfrey - Texas - San Antonio
  • John Lazor - Dartmouth
 
Junior Girls
  • Sybil Robinson - Michigan State
  • Shannen Stewart - Oklahoma Baptist (NAIA)
  • Mackenzie Meadows - Tulsa
  • Sammy Winchester - Cal Poly
  • Alexa Popowitz - Georgetown

As of today, we have received and posted over 815 Signees!

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Florida State Golf Association (FSGA)

Dree Fausnaugh Victorious at West Orange

The Florida Junior Tour’s 16-18 division was back in full swing this weekend at West Orange Country Club in Winter Garden. Warm weather, as well as fairly light winds, allowed for some great scoring conditions out on the course. Both Travis Trace and Dree Fausnaugh were able to take advantage of the conditions and broke through to win their first event of the 2015 FJT season.

Dree Fausnaugh, the winner of the 2014 Junior Tour Championship at TPC Sawgrass, claimed another FJT title after firing a tournament total 152. Her extremely impressive first round 73 gave her enough of an advantage over the rest of the field to hold onto the lead after shooting a second round 79.

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Making Practice Count

Matt Brown - Mike Bender Golf Academy

As a vital component to our full-time Junior Elite Program at the Mike Bender Golf Academy, practicing smart can make the difference between progressing toward your goals in an efficient and timely manner verses spinning your wheels and wasting your time on the practice tee. What should you practice? How long and why? All great questions for the amateur, junior, and professional player alike.

At the MBEGA we make it our goal to help all of our students understand what and when to practice. In fact, we have broken it down into a science; a science that involves specific assessments and test performed at various times of the year for each of our Elite junior golfers.

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Tour Events

RMJGT - Sudden Valley Playoff
March 21 - 22, 2015

TGF - 6th Annual UNC Tarheel Junior Championship
March 21 - 22, 2015

FCG - 6th Annual Texas Championship
March 28 - 29, 2015

FCG - 6th Annual Las Vegas Championship
April 4 - 5, 2015

FCG - 3rd Annual Pacific Northwest Championship
April 25 - 26, 2015

Do you want to play golf in college?

What are you doing to make yourself standout amongst junior golfers in your grad year?

  • Do you want a college coach to know how to contact you?
  • Did you know that 100 times a month coaches look at the profiles here on the Scoreboard?
  • Do you want them to put you on their “watch” list?
  • Do you have tournaments that you play that coaches don’t know about like qualifiers and high school events?
  • Do you have accomplishments outside of golf you are proud of and want to share?

If you own A Golf and Academic Resume with the Junior Golf Scoreboard, you will be steps ahead of your competitors who are competing for those limited college golfing scholarships. For Grad Years 2015 & 2016 junior golfers, now is the time to let college coaches know you want to play college golf. Coaches are watching! Click Here to learn more about this great tool!

And click the More . . . link below to see the list of 2014 Grad Year Resume owners and the colleges they are attending.

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Cardiorespiratory Endurance

Championship Fitness by Kelly Shobe

With increased demands on time, young golfers want to workout quickly but keep their cardiorespiratory endurance at optimal efficiency. High Intensity Interval Training involves alternating between very intense bouts of exercise and low intensity exercise, preferably at a 1:4 interval ratio for beginners. So jog at a moderate intensity for 60 seconds then sprint for 15 seconds (complete 10 times) but only once or twice a week to increase anaerobic and aerobic capacities.

Read about the benefits of improving your cardiorespiratory endurance in my article by selecting "More..." below.

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Road To College Golf