MRHS Boys Golf Program

Player and Parent Meeting 5:30pm

August 6th MRHS, Wrangler Room at MRHS.

There are a number of new items for 2018 from CHSAA that need to be adressed prior to tryouts. Players will be registering Monday night online with CHSAA and create/update Iwanamaker accounts prior to try-outs on Tuesday.

Players and parents will meet at 5:30 to go over these requirements and use the computer lab to get their accounts setup prior to tryouts.

Keep in touch with the golf program updates by joining remind.com

https://www.remind.com/join/boysmr15

GOLF ATHLETIC CHECK IN:

July 30 to August 3, 2018

MRHS Main Office. 7:30 am to 3pm.

Try out Schedule

August 7th, 9-18 hole evaluation at Riverdale Knolls. Players meet at the course at 11:00 for team meeting tee times start at 1:00.

August 7th and 8th Riverdale Knolls

18 hole stroke play to determine V and JV positions.

Team composition:

5 Varsity positions

8 JV Positions

There will be a "C" team option available to sophomores and freshmen that do not qualify for V and JV positions.


MRHS Boys Golf Head Coach

Thomas Norfolk

thomas.norfolk@adams12.org

cell: 303-638-0116


Team Composition:

Varsity: 5 players that demonstrate an ability to compete in Front Range League Matches

JV: 8 players that show an aptitude to grow their skills during the season.

C Level: Players development program for freshmen and sophomore players that do not make V and JV spots.

All level of players will be CHSAA certified and have the opportunity to "play up"in the program as scores dictate.

Playing Expectations:

Varsity: 70s to mid 80s JV: mid 80s to 95 C level: 100+

Team Schedule

Varsity Schedule:

League Matches: (5 players)

August 15th South Ridge GC , Fort Collins

August 23rd Olde Course, Loveland

August 30th Thorncreek GC, Thonton

September 5th Flatirons GC, Boulder

September 12th Harmony Club, Fort Collins

Invitational Matches: (4 players)

Greeley West Invite August 13th Highland Hills, Greeley 8:00 Shotgun

Cherry Creek Invite August 14th Buffalo Run, Commerce City 7:30 Shotgun

Eaton Invite August 16th Eaton CC, Eaton 8:00 Shotgun

Horizon Invite August 27th Todd Creek,


Regionals: TBD Week of September 16th (4 players)

5A State Championships October 1-2 (Qualifiers from regional)


Junior Varsity Schedule:


August 14 Holy Family Invite at Broadlands GC

August 15th League at Southridge GC

August 15th Kent Denver Invite at Saddle Rock GC

August 22nd Eagle Classic at Broadlands

August 23rd League at Olde Course

August 27th Poudre Invite at Southridge GC

August 30th League at Thorncreek

September 4th NGHS Invite at Legacy Ridge GC

September 13th Front Range JV Championships (TBD)


"C" Level Schedule:

Invitational Matches will be 9-hole events on Thursday afternoons starting August 16th-September 13th.

Players demonstrating an aptitude to play 18 hole matches may be eligible to play in JV level events listed above as well.


Season Practice Schedule:

V and JV 3:45-5:30

C level 5:30-7pm (Mondays and Tuesdays)

Fridays are optional short game work at Hyland Hills North par 3; 4 to 5:30


Expectations:

Players have their own golf bag and clubs for trying out for the team.

Players have a general understanding on how to implement the rules of golf.

Players have experience walking a minimum of 9 holes and be prepared to walk 18 holes.

Players are allowed to use a push cart during play but they are not provided by the golf program.

Players have transportation to and from practices at Hyland Hills, Riverdale, Thorncreek

Tournaments within a 10 mile radius of MRHS will require players to have their own transportation to those events

Player Expenses:

District Athletic Fee $150 (based on 2017-2018 school fees),

Team Uniform: $100 (2 team polos and other team gear)

Optional team spirit pack offered to players once they are on the team.

Player responsibilities:

Athletic paperwork, proof of current physical on file with the athletic secretary and district athletic fee to be paid prior to tryouts.

Team uniform fee paid by August 23rd

Team golf bag to be cared for during the season and returned at end of season

(replacement cost of golf bag $100)

Academic Eligibility:

CHSAA 2 F’s on last semester are ineligible for Fall Sports and during the season,

a single F precludes a player from traveling to an event during the school day.

Please read and review school handbook for absence policies due to competing in high school golf.

Local Professional Lessons:

Ed Oldham, The Ranch Country Club: http://oldhamweb.uschedule.com/

Blake Sharamitaro, Riverdale: bcsgolfinstruction@gmail.com

Val Heim II,I Hyland Hills: vheim@hylandhills.org

Chris Swinhart, Thorncreek Chris.Swinhart@cityofthornton.net