Girls Varsity West Golf
ZEELAND WEST GIRLS GOLF 2020
Team tryouts will take place on Wednesday August 12 at Kris Tees Driving Range on 96th. Players should plan on bringing a mask and we will be following social distancing protocols. We will work on the driving range and putting green at 8:00 a.m. and will end at 9:30 a.m. After the first try-out round players will be invited back for a second try-out on Thursday August 13 at Kris Tees at the same time and procedure as the previous day. We will play 9 holes at Crestview Golf Course in Borculo on Friday the 14th at 7:30 a.m. Team selection will be made (if necessary) and a team meeting will take place following the try-out on Wednesday so players should arrange your schedules accordingly. We should be done around 10:00 a.m.
Please plan to be early to the try-out sessions. We will begin working at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, so your promptness is appreciated. You will need to bring your clubs, balls, tees, and golf or tennis shoes. All players can either carry their clubs or use a pull cart for try-out rounds and the season. There is no cost to the players for trying out for the team.
Between 15-25 players will be selected to be part of the 2020 Team, which includes Varsity and Junior Varsity. The number selected depends on scoring dispersion and team needs.
To be eligible to try-out you must be in the ninth through twelfth grade and have completed all of the steps to compete through FinalForms.
The following list of criteria will be used as part of the 2020 team selection process:
- Attitude and conduct off the golf course
- Attitude and conduct on the golf course
- Playing by and knowledge of the USGA Rules of Golf
- Playing ability and showing improvement from past year, if applicable
- Using solid golf etiquette
- Have good practice habits and practice all parts of the game
- Be able to accept and respond to coaching
- Support your teammates by encouraging their play
- Take care of yourself physically and mentally by eating, sleeping and exercising correctly
- Being able to keep the game in perspective and remember it is a game.
The team schedule (matches and competitions only) may be found at zeelandwestathletics.com. There may be a couple changes to the schedule due to various conflicts but you can get a fairly accurate picture of the season from the website listed above. A link to both the junior varsity and varsity schedules including practices will be provided to players and their families on the 14th.
Please contact Coach Tim Minnear at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns.
There will be hitting sessions held at Kris Tees Driving Range coming up this week and running for the next three weeks. These are totally voluntary and are free to attend to any interested golfers (girls or boys) entering West this fall.
Kris Tees Driving Range
Monday July 13 - 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday July 15 - 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Monday July 20- 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday July 22 - 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Monday July 27 - 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Wednesday July 29 - 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Safety protocols will be followed before any athlete is able to participate. These will be done the day of by a questionnaire and temperature check. Social distancing requirements will be followed during the time at Kris Tees.
Please contact Coach Tim Minnear at email@example.com with any questions or concerns.