National Golf Coaches Association

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The Women's Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) — formerly known as the National Golf Coaches Association[1] — is an organization formed in 1983 to promote women's intercollegiate golf. The vision of WGCA since its inception has been "to encourage the playing of intercollegiate golf for women in correlation with a general objective of education and in accordance with the highest tradition of intercollegiate competition".

About[edit]

The WGCA has a membership of over 400 coaches of NCAA Division I, II, III, NAIA, and NJCAA[2] collegiate programs.[1]

WHCA is governed by a 13-member Board of Directors and the headquarters is located in Coral Springs, Florida.

Awards[edit]

The WGCA gives out many awards,[3] including:

In addition, they also recognize All-Americans as well as scholar-athlete All-Americans and a panel of 33 coaches in the country vote for the rankings for DI, II & III each week.

Hall of fame[edit]

Formed in 1986, the WGCA Hall of Fame[4] consists of a Coaches Hall of Fame[5] and a Players Hall of Fame.[6]

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b About WGCA. Women's Golf Coaches Association website. Retrieved on 2016-12-02.
  2. ^ Women's golf. National Junior College Athletic Association website. Retrieved on 2016-12-02.
  3. ^ Overview: Honors & Awards. WGCA website. Retrieved 2010-11-10.
  4. ^ NGCA Hall of Fame webpage. NGCA website. Retrieved 2010-11-09.
  5. ^ Coaches Hall of Fame Inductees. NGCA website. Retrieved 2010-11-09.
  6. ^ NGCA Player Hall of Fame members. NGCA website. Retrieved 2010-11-09. See also: World Golf Hall of Fame#Women.

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