According to the National High School Golf Association, there are over 220,000 high school golfers in the United States. Of that number, only about 20,000 golfers go on to compete collegiately, and an even smaller number — approximately 3.3 percent — play at the elite Division I level.
So what kind of scores does a player need to shoot if he or she wants to play collegiately? Junior Golf Hub, an online community for parents, coaches and junior golfers, set out to provide a definitive answer that question by compiling a first-of-its-kind study that analyzes the historical tournament data of more than 900 junior golfers who signed a National Letter of Intent in 2021.
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