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#1. Are there tryouts for your team?
Tryouts are held at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters. Normally, tryouts are held at Cottonwood Creek GC consisting of two 18-hole rounds.
#2. How many days and hours a week do you practice?
We have two official team practices each week. We practice at the driving range/putting green at Cottonwood on Thursday from 4-6. We also play 18 holes every Sunday afternoon at various Waco courses.
#3. Typically where are your tournaments/ practices held?
Practices are typically held at Cottonwood Creek GC or Twin Rivers GC. For tournaments, we typically travel to different Texas cities, such as Fort Worth, College Station, Houston etc.
#4. What schools do you compete against?
Baylor Club Golf competes in the Texas Region of the NCCGA. The NCCGA is the national governing body for non-varsity collegiete competitive golf. They are currently over 150 club teams across the country. We were a founding member of the Texas Region in the Spring of 2013.
Other Schools in Texas Region: TCU, Texas A & M, SMU, Houston, Oklahoma St., UT-Tyler, and Texas
#5. What are the dues for this club team?
Dues for the Spring 2014 Season are $175. This includes all practices, sunday rounds, and a pullover. This does not include any tournament or travel fees.
#6. How many tournaments do you play each semester?
We play two regional tournaments each semester. They are 36-hole weekend events in various Texas locations. If we win the Texas Region, we qualify for the national championship at the end of the semester. In addition, we schedule a Ryder-Cup style match against another club team.
#7. When is your season?
The NCCGA has both a Fall and Spring Season with a national tournament for both.
#8. How many players are on the team? How many play in tournaments?
The current BU Club Golf Team has 12 members. 8 players play in NCCGA tournaments. The practices rounds are used as qualifying to decide the top 8 players for regional tournaments.
#9. Do students need experience to join?
Compettive golf experience is encouraged but not necessary. Our Fall 2013 Team Averages ranged from 76-85.
#10. How did the Club Team finish in 2013 tournaments?
Spring 2013: 3rd Place Texas Region (Waco, Arlington)
Fall 2013: 1st Place Texas Region (Arlington, Bryan)
T-2 National Championship (Myrtle Beach, SC)