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So you think you want to play college golf?

Mike Andrusin, PGA

When I took the Men’s Golf Coach job at Caldwell College in December 2006, I knew there would be many opportunities and challenges ahead of me.  One of the more difficult challenges was to build a team that only had two returning players from the previous year where Caldwell had not such a shiny finish in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference.

The Athletic Director stressed the importance of recruiting, and that was one of the areas where he wanted to see improvement right away.   Navigating my way through the NCAA Compliance information was an education in itself.  After many reviews of the rules, I was ready to plan my strategy of how and where to see recruits.

There are few things that I noticed right from the start in the recruiting process…

 

As seen in New Jersey State Golf Magazine

A Better Game By The Numbers

Mike Andrusin, PGA

I have a funny habit of going through old magazines and tearing out pages that have interesting information on them.  My wife laughs at me when it’s time to recycle the papers and magazines.  I go through months old and sometimes year old stuff looking for anything I may have missed the first time around.  I envision my golf instructional collection to be something like Mike’s Little Red Book some day.  There are two particular articles I keep going back to.  They both are a statistical analysis of how charting your game will uncover your handicap and help you realize what you need to do to reduce it….

 

As seen Morristown Daily Record, July 18, 2006

The Truth About Lies

Mike Andrusin, PGA

More times than not I find when I ask my students about shots they think they  would try to execute in given situations on the golf course, I find they immediately give me the standard “yardage equals club selection” answer.  I try to get it into their heads that they must have a thought process by which they make their decision.  I want them to ask me the question, “What is the truth about the lie?”…

 

A Better Game By The Numbers

As seen in New Jersey State Golf Magazine April 2007   By Michael Andrusin, NJPGA   I have a funny habit of going through old magazines and tearing out pages that have interesting information on them.  My wife laughs at me when it’s time to recycle the papers and magazines.  I go through months old …

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So you think you want to play college golf?

When I took the Men’s Golf Coach job at Caldwell College in December 2006, I knew there would be many opportunities and challenges ahead of me.  One of the more difficult challenges was to build a team that only had two returning players from the previous year where Caldwell had not such a shiny finish …

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The Truth About Lies.

The Truth About Lies By Mike Andrusin              More times than not I find when I ask my students about shots they think they  would try to execute in given situations on the golf course, I find they immediately give me the standard “yardage equals club selection” answer.  I try to get it into their …

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