NCAA Division 1 Golf Recruiting Rules Explained

NCAA Division 1 Golf Recruiting Rules Explained

College Golf Camp is NOT a recruiting service, however, it’s for junior golfers to understand and know the the NCAA Division 1 Golf Recruiting Rules.  Coaches have certain guidelines they must follow 

NCAA Division I Golf recruiting calendar runs August 1st, 2017 through July 31st, 2018.

Here are some examples.

As a Sophomore in high school

Camps Yes
Recruiting Material You may receive brochures for camps and questionnaires.
Telephone Calls You can call the coach at your own expense.
Coach cannot call you.
Off-Campus Contact Not Permitted
Official Visits Not Permitted
Unofficial Visits Unlimited (changing August 1, 2018)

As a Junior in High School

Camps Yes
Recruiting Material You can begin to receive recruiting material and information from the coach on September 1st.
Telephone Calls You can call the coach at your own expense.
Coach can call you starting September 1st of your Junior year.
Electronic Correspondence (i.e. texts, IM, email.) All forms of electronic correspondence are allowed starting September 1st of your Junior Year.
Correspondence must be private between athlete & coach.
Off-Campus Contact Allowed July 1st after your Junior year.
Official Visits Not Permitted
Unofficial Visits Unlimited(changing August 1, 2018)

As a Senior in High School

Camps Yes
Recruiting Material You can receive material and information from the coach
Telephone Calls You can call the coach at your own expense.
Coach can call you.
Electronic Correspondence (i.e. texts, IM, email.) All forms of electronic correspondence are allowed starting September 1st of your Junior Year.
Correspondence must be private between athlete & coach.
Off-Campus Contact Allowed but no more than 3 times.
Official Visits You can start official visits on the opening day of your classes.
You get one per college and a maximum of 5 visits to D1, and unlimited visits to D2, D3 and NAIA schools.
Unofficial visits Unlimited (changing August 1, 2018)

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