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Junior Golf Hub launches new ‘College Match’ feature

Instantly pairs college golf hopefuls with their ideal school

(RIDGEFIELD, Conn.)Junior Golf Hub (JGH) – the leading online community for junior golfers, their parents and college coaches – announces the launch of its new “College Match” feature, which helps members of get started with the college golf programs that best fit their golf or academic abilities.

“College Match” compares a student-athletes’ data to over 2,200 college golf programs across the country to deliver a list of the ten ‘closest’ college matches. The feature considers GPA, standardized test scores, tournament results, scoring averages and more. JGH’s priority algorithm automatically updates the recommended list of programs as members make changes to their profiles.

To try the new feature at no cost and find out five of your top ten schools, click here.

“Junior Golf Hub’s unique ability to seamlessly find and connect aspiring student-athletes with college programs became much smarter with the launch of College Match,” says JGH’s founder, Roger Knick. “In response to frequently asked questions, we continuously look for ways to improve the Hub ensuring that we are the most trusted resource in the industry, keeping players and parents informed while navigating the complex journey to play college golf.”

At just $129 per year, all members have full access to the platform which helps connect recruits with college golf coaches through tailored, searchable online profiles. Player pages present to coaches their athletic measurables such as verified tournament scores, swing speed, tournament schedules and academic information such as GPA, test scores and academic honors.

A membership to JGH, which also tracks a player’s growth and development as they move through their junior golf journey, is not only a beneficial tool for burgeoning young golfers, but it also hosts an invaluable suite of resources and education that supports parents throughout the complicated process of recruiting.

Outside of the A.I.-powered College Match, JGH has a “Find a College” function with filters that narrow down results based on the program’s scoring average, acceptable test scores, tuition, majors offered, size of enrollment and more. College golf hopefuls are instantly notified via JGH mobile app or desktop portal when a collegiate program starts following them.

To date, nearly 10,000 athletes have created a profile on JGH, while more than 1,000 members have gone on to play golf at an NCAA DI, DII, DIII or NAIA school. The current collegiate database consists of 2,300 men’s and women’s golf programs.

To sign up via mobile, download the Junior Golf Hub App in the App Store or Google Play Store.

To access the platform and learn more, visit

For questions about the Junior Golf Hub, contact Rick Dowling at or call 203.530.9342.

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About Junior Golf Hub
Junior Golf Hub is the leading online community for junior golfers, their parents and college coaches, offering a modern, easily accessible website and mobile app that simplifies and streamlines the college golf placement process for prospects. JGH provides a one-of-a-kind tool to help players and parents navigate the confusing journey to college golf, while helping college coaches discover and connect with top talent. Prided on innovation, advanced technology, big-picture thinking and operating at the cutting-edge of the golf industry, JGH’s team includes a top PGA professional, former Division I collegiate golfers, a state amateur champion, and seasoned business professionals, focused on adding value to members across the world.

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