You've spent years training in golf and competing for your high school. The time has come to make sure all that effort pays off. Last year over 145,000 student athletes received athletic scholarships that helped them pay for their higher education. For some, it can mean the difference between getting a college degree and having to put that dream on hold.

If you would like to be a competitor for one of the numerous men's golf scholarships available to student athletes you need to know which schools to contact, who the coaches are and how to get in front of them. In some cases, joining a network of student golf athletes with pre-established access to college coaches can help a great deal. AthleticScholarships.com was created to provide these student athletes with the information they need to improve their chances of being recruited and receiving a men's golf scholarship.

Men's Golf Sports Program & Athletic Scholarship Statistics

Detailed Breakdown Nationwide for Golf
Average Number of Athletes 10
Total Number of Athletes 12,240
Average Operating Expenses Per Player $2,839
Average Operating Expenses Per Team $27,684
Total Full Time Head Coaches 287
Total Part Time Head Coaches 1,405
Total Full Time Assistant Coaches 80
Total Part Time Assistant Coaches 763
Average Total Revenue $87,298
Average Total Expenses $104,142

Use the men's golf athletic scholarship information above to find out:

Total Number of Athletes and Average Athletes Per Team: This tells you about how many male athletes are on men's golf teams throughout the nation, which will help you figure out how competitive the recruiting process is. The more positions there are the more opportunities you have for getting on a college golf team.

Average Operating Expenses Per Player: This describes how much colleges are spending on average for each player on a men's golf team for things which are needed for example uniforms and equipment. How much a college invests in you as a player should help figure out how important they feel you are to the golf team and the overall sports program as well as the level of support they offer each player.

Average Operating Expenses Per Team: This is what it cost on average for a college to run the day-to-day operations that keep the golf program up and running. This will give student athletes a good idea of the quality of men's golf programs, facilities and training staff at colleges across the country. The more colleges invest the better quality you may expect.

Total Full and Part Time Coaches: Coaches are essential to helping you hone your talent and help you remain track academically and athletically so you can keep your golf scholarship every year. The more men's golf coaches there are, the more likely you are to get one-on-one training and attention that can help you reach your goal of graduating college.

Average Total Revenue: The more money colleges can make off their men's golf programs the more likely they are to grow them. When men's golf programs tend to be profitable and popular colleges will spend more in their current programs and other colleges will create a new golf teams to get in on the action. More golf teams means more athletic scholarship opportunities.

Average Total Expenses: Is there an increasing interest in promoting and growing men's golf teams? Are colleges actively recruiting men's golf players? The total expenses stat includes operating and recruiting expenses. This will give you a good idea of how much colleges around the country are investing in men's golf programs and recruiting players, thus whether or not golf scholarship opportunities are likely to grow, keep pace or weaken.

Now that you know the national statistics see how the different divisions compare. Choose a division below to get detailed sports program and athletic scholarship statistics.

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