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A Report from NCCGA Spring Nationals
GolfWRX, April 29, 2019
Are club golfers any good? Clemson and Andrew Stineman from Notre Dame came out on top at the Spring NCCGA Nationals. Check out what the data and research says behind the talented students playing club golf. Full Article
PGA of American Acquires Nextgengolf
PGA.com, April 2, 2019
The PGA of America has acquired Nextgengolf, to enhance player development programming that is designed to grow the game across emerging generations. Full Press Release
Ian Martin's ups and downs have been key to his college golf experience
Golf News Net, December 12, 2018
Ian Martin has bounced around during his college golf career, but found a home with the Michigan Club Golf Team.
The NCCGA Has Plenty of Directions to Grow
Amateurgolf.com, November 18, 2018
Julie Williams goes into depth on the NCCGA and highlights that any college student can play college golf.
Why you should consider playing Club Golf in college
GolfWRX, Feb 14, 2018
Brendan Ryan goes in-depth about why students should consider playing Club Golf in college. Check out this compelling piece to learn more about the NCCGA and it’s amazing reach for thousands of college students every year.
The laid-back, but competitive, world of college club golf
Golf Digest, May 5, 2017
Golf Digest’s Ryan Herrington writes about the laid-back, but competitive, world of club golf through the view of Jordan Davis, member of the NCCGA National Champion Georgia Club Golf team.
College students tee it up with the NCCGA
GolfChannel.com, April 2016
NCCGA students Matt Hahn and Evan Rodwell talk with Will Wilcox of the PGA Tour, and Charlie Rymer on Morning Drive about the NCCGA National Championship, and how the NCCGA helps keep students playing golf in college. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
Should golf become a team sport?
Wall Street Journal, May 2016
Brian Costa from the Wall Street Journal profiles Nextgengolf as a unique opportunity that could help change the game for years to come.
Innovators and Influencers of 2016
Golf Digest, May 2016
Kris Hart, the CEO of Nextgengolf was named a “futurist” in the May 2016 issue of Golf Digest for his work with Nextgengolf. Learn about the history of the company and his story starting Nextgengolf.
Carolina's Club Golf Journey
SkratchTV, November 2015
Join the University of South Carolina Club Golf team as they embark on a mission to win the National Collegiate Club Golf Association Fall Championship…and hopefully “kick Clemson’s ass” along the way.
Courting Golf's Next Generation
Global Golf Post, November 2015
There is no denying that young people are the future of golf. What is debatable, however, are the best ways to reach that coveted group of 18-34 year olds.
Golf Digest Stix, August 2015
It’s not quite Red Sox versus Yankees. Still, millennial golfers are creating rivalries in an expanding circuit of city tournaments held by Nextgengolf.
Nextgengolf: Youth Is Served
Golf.com, August 2015
Many avid millennial golfers are caught in an unfortunate circumstance – they don’t have the money to pay big green fees, the time for a five-hour round, or a platform for competition. Enter Nextgengolf…
Millennials - The Next Big Opportunity?
PGA Magazine, May 2015
With nearly 80 million people, the millennial generation offers both challenges and opportunities for PGA Professionals and the game of golf.
10 Most Innovative Golf Marketers
Golf Inc, May 2015
Savvy golf marketers are taking advantage of resources, new and old. Social media, research and technology have forever changed how these moves and shakers promote golf, for the better.
Nextgengolf aims to make golf accessible to millennials
Boston Business Journal, January 2015
In his senior year at Rhode Island’s Bryant University, Kris Hart decided to forgo his final season on the varsity golf team to focus on academics. After leaving the team, Hart played little golf at school, a game he cherished, because it was too expensive and inconvenient for a college student. Realizing he was not alone, Hart set out on a mission shortly after college to assist his generation of golfers.
Nextgengolf: Social Golf for Young Adults
GolfChannel.com, November 2014
Kris Hart, Nextgengolf CEO, talks about the social golf experiences that Nextgengolf provides college students and young adults. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
What is the NCCGA?
GolfWeek, November 2014
GolfWeek talks about the what the NCCGA is, who participates and what goes on at the NCCGA Fall Championships.
Winning Golf's Next Generation
NECN, January 2014
Newly minted University of Massachusetts graduate Jim Lau took up golf three years ago, and quickly loved it – so much so that by his senior year, he was getting out once or twice a week to play.
Normally, that would be much too expensive for most college kids to consider.
College Golf Pass targets low-priced rounds
Boston Globe, May 2012
For many, college life follows a familiar pattern: A steady dose of Ramen noodles, bad beer, hook-ups, break-ups, noon wake-ups, and the occasional academic all-nighter. Rarely is golf a consistent part of the college experience.
Kris Hart is trying to change that.
10 Boston Start-Ups Worth Watching
Boston Globe, December 2011
One of the perks of my job is talking to entrepreneurs who are just getting companies off the ground. They tend to brim with enthusiasm about tackling opportunities that others can’t see. (And if they don’t, well, usually their start-ups don’t make it.)