Clarendon College Golf
In its inaugural season the CC Golf Team has one objective, the NJCAA National Golf Tournament in Alabama in May 2012. The team will consist of players' worldwide including England, Wales and Texas. Sophomore transfers will include Steven Evans, Louis Laviscount, Nick Jordan, Chris Fletcher. In addition from across the pond will be Jake Bonds and Alex Palomeque both from England.
The team will compete among the Nation's Best in Region V. Region V holds 13 of the last 17 NJCAA National Golf Champions. The Bulldog Golf Squad's schedule includes ten of the best tournaments across the Texas/New Mexico region. Highlights will be the Coca Cola Classis at Twin Rivers which is home of the Baylor Bears Golf Team, also two trips to the mountains of Ruidoso New Mexico one in the fall and one in the spring to play courses such as the Links at Sierra Blanca, Inn of the Mountain Gods and Rainmaker.
Coach Green expects the team to be nationally ranked in the fall. These talent young men have the athletic ability to make a statement and bring the national spotlight to Clarendon College. The inaugural rings are already being designed for the special first year squad and what they will accomplish this year.
Coach Green is certainly a player's coach and has had tremendous success in the development and progression of golfers to the university level. Coach Green's squad in 2010 was named the GCAA Academic National Champs. He has produced both NJCAA All Americans and Academic All Americans.
The Clarendon College Golf team participated in the High Country Shootout in Ruidioso, NM this weekend and finished 6th as a team.
12 teams participated in the tournament.
Two players finished in the top 20 at the tournament.
Alex Palomeque, a freshman from England, placed 14th with a 4 under par and Steven Evans, a sophomore from Wales placed 17th with a 2 under par.
“The team played well for a first tournament of the fall,” CC Athletic Director and Golf Coach John Green said. “I am pleased we were able to compete with the NJCAA DI colleges.”
Coach Green said the team will build on this effort as they prepare for the NJCAA National Golf Preview next week at Swan Lake Golf Resort in Plymouth, Indiana.
CC announces the addition of NJCAA men’s golf
Under the direction of newly appointed Athletic Director John Green, Clarendon College announces that the college will participate in NJCAA Men’s Golf starting the Fall 2011.
The team will be coached by John Green who has coached a highly successful junior college golf program. In four years, Coach Green had four nationally ranked squads qualifying for the NJCAA National Golf Tournament and finishing in the Top 20 in the nation all four years. The successes of the golfers under Green’s program have been recruited by many high profile programs across the United States.
The college has already started recruiting a team for this upcoming season.
Coach Green is known for recruiting the best talent around the world and has elevated and promoted numerous players to universities ranging from DI to NAIA level. Coach Green is busy recruiting and has verbal commitments from two golfers from United Kingdom.
Alex Palomeque and Jake Bond from England as well as Chris Fletcher, a transfer from California who also hails from England, are processing the paperwork to join the Bulldog golf squad.
Coach Green is eager to hear from any of the highly competitive golfers from across the Panhandle who would be interested in joining the team. Recruiting will continue throughout the summer until the 15 player squad is filled.
The Clarendon College golf team will compete in 10 of the most prestigious tournaments across the Texas/New Mexico area. Green expects the team to immediately step into the national spotlight and be ranked in the Top 20 in the nation.
“I am confident the team will be selected to compete in the NJCAA National Golf Tournament in the Fall 2012,” Green said.
The Bulldog golf program will be the 9th program featured at Clarendon College. The sports include Volleyball, Baseball, Softball, Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, Men’s and Women’s Basketball, and Rodeo. Also under the athletic department competitive teams are the Livestock and Meats Judging Teams and the Ranch Horse Team.
Supporting the teams is a dynamic Cheerleader Squad.