CGSA Guidelines For Women

GENERAL EXPECTATIONS FOR GOLFERS, BY DIVISION

Division I

    • Top-Tier DI
      • Handicap: 6 or better
      • 18 Hole Average: 79 or under
      • Success at National Tournaments, such as the AJGA, RMJGT, and USGA
      • Competes in State and Local Tournaments Championships
    • Lower-Tier DI
      • Handicap: 9 or better
      • 18 Hole Average: 83 or better
      • Competes in National Tournaments, such as the AJGA, RMJGT, and USGA
      • Competes in State and Local Tournaments Championships

Division II

    • All Tiers
      • Handicap: 11 or better
      • 18 Hole Average: 86 or better
      • Competes in National Tournaments, such as the AJGA, RMJGT, and USGA
      • Competes in State and Local Tournaments Championships
    • Some DII coaches require DI standards

Division III

    • All Tiers
      • Handicap: 16 or better
      • 18 Hole Average: 96 or better
      • Competes in State and Local Tournaments Championships
      • Preferably competes in Tournaments, such as the AJGA, RMJGT, and USGA
    • Some DIII coaches require DI standards

NAIA

    • Top Tier NAIA
      • Handicap: 11 or better
      • 18 Hole Average: 86 or better
      • Competes in National Tournaments, such as AJGA, RMJGT, and USGA
      • Competes in State and Local Tournaments Championships
    • Lower Tier NAIA
      • Handicap: 17 or better
      • 18 Hole Average: 96 or better
      • Competes in State and Local Tournaments Championships
      • Preferred Tournaments, such as AJGA, RMJGT, USGA
    • Some NAIA coaches require DI standards

Preferred Grades for All Divisions:
3.0 GPA

24 ACT

1000 SAT (on 1600 point scale)
(No scores needed for underclassmen)

WOMEN’S COLLEGE GOLF RECRUITING STATISTICS

Schools with Women’s Golf Programs

    • Division I: 256
    • Division II: 144
    • Division III: 168
    • NAIA: 140
    • Junior College: 93
    • Total: 801

Average # of Athletic Scholarships, per school:

    • Division I: 6
    • Division II: 5.4
    • NAIA: 5
    • NJCAA (varied by school): 8

Total Student-Athlete Population, by Division

    • Division I: 2,085
    • Division II: 1,020
    • Division III: 1,203
    • NAIA: 311
    • Junior College: 311
    • High School Student-Athletes: 69,223

#25 Ranked Team

D1:
#1 Player’s Scoring Average from the #25 Ranked Team … 72.8
#5 Player’s Scoring Average from the #25 Ranked Team … 78

D2:
#1 Player’s Scoring Average from the #25 Ranked Team … 74.4
#5 Player’s Scoring Average from the #25 Ranked Team …81.3

D3:
#1 Player’s Scoring Average from the #25 Ranked Team … 75.2
#5 Player’s Scoring Average from the #25 Ranked Team … 91.1

 

#50 Ranked Team

D1: #1 Player’s Scoring Average from the #50 Ranked Team … 73.5
#5 Player’s Scoring Average from the #50 Ranked Team … 75

D2:
#1 Player’s Scoring Average from the #50 Ranked Team … 77.10
#5 Player’s Scoring Average from the #50 Ranked Team … 83.38

D3:
#1 Player’s Scoring Average from the #50 Ranked Team … 82.6
#5 Player’s Scoring Average from the #50 Ranked Team … 91.5

 

#100 Ranked Team

D1:
#1 Player’s Scoring Average from the #100 Ranked Team … 72.5
#5 Player’s Scoring Average from the #100 Ranked Team … 79.3

D2:
#1 Player’s Scoring Average from the #100 Ranked Team … 79.4
#5 Player’s Scoring Average from the #100 Ranked Team … 84.9

D3:
#1 Player’s Scoring Average from the #100 Ranked Team … 91.43
#5 Player’s Scoring Average from the #100 Ranked Team … 94.4

 

#150 Ranked Team

D1:
#1 Player’s Scoring Average from the #150 Ranked Team … 76.27
#5 Player’s Scoring Average from the #150 Ranked Team … 78.0

D2:
#1 Player’s Scoring Average from the #150 Ranked Team … 83.75
#5 Player’s Scoring Average from the #150 Ranked Team … 90.88

D3:
#1 Player’s Scoring Average from the #150 Ranked Team … 97.6
#5 Player’s Scoring Average from the #150 Ranked Team … 149.7

 

#200 Ranked Team

D1:
#1 Player’s Scoring Average from the #200 Ranked Team … 80.14
#5 Player’s Scoring Average from the #200 Ranked Team … 85.32

D2:
#1 Player’s Scoring Average from the #200 Ranked Team … 90.1
#5 Player’s Scoring Average from the #200 Ranked Team … 114.4

D3:
#1 Player’s Scoring Average from the #200 Ranked Team … N/A
#5 Player’s Scoring Average from the #200 Ranked Team … N/A