WELCOME. Tom Shafranski, CAA WIAA Assistant Director. WSGA HOTLINE TELEPHONE NUMBER. WIAA--(715) 344-8580 Contact: Tom Shafranski (UNTIL 4:00 P.M.) WSGA--(414) 443-3560 Rob Jansen (WSGA Executive Director) 414-308-0752 cell
Tom Shafranski, CAA
WIAA Assistant Director
Coaches—Please do not shy away from seeking assistance when needed. Tell players “I don’t know” if you are not certain of a ruling.
Please call 715-344-8580.
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Lesson to be learned - If you are caught out on the course or water ... distance yourself from anything metal OR graphite.
Photo: Golf Cart struck by lightning while the golfer stood nearby under a tree.
Thanks for your cooperation. With your help, we can maintain interscholastic athletics as an extension of the classroom where lifelong lessons and benefits are taught and learned.
Golf has long been a leader in Sportsmanship issues. As players make their own calls and maintain the integrity of the sport golf, please work with your players and encourage etiquette that maintains a high level of dignity for your high school and community.
The designated coach may give rule options to their own players anytime, and rule options to other competitors ONLY when asked by that competitor. The designated coach is not allowed on the greens or in the bunkers. The person acting as the coach must be under contract with the school as a golf coach. Players may accept verbal and hand signal advice from their school’s designated coach only. Notes, tees, and other items left behind by teammates and/or coaches are prohibited. Coaches cannot align players while the player is at address nor delay Pace of Play in any way. Penalty for violation of the coaching rule is two strokes on first offense and disqualification of player on second offense by same player.
Needed to address slow play by an individual player.
* Tee Shots
* Fairway Shots
* Lost Balls
* Green Situations
Reaches the tee of a par -4 hole and the putting green is clear.
Reaches the tee of a par -5 hole when the proceeding group is on the putting green.
****Both a. and b. must apply for a group to be out of position.
Once course in front of player is open:
Once all players are on the green:
Goal: Reduce standing around on course and keep groups moving.
We will be using this at the WIAA State Meet.
Practice this pace of play strategy at all your regular season meets.
The Golf Coaches Association of Wisconsin is an organization designed to help build Wisconsin's reputation for developing quality junior players by promoting golf in your school and community.
Some of the benefits of joining the GCAW are:
Receive issues of the "Coach Approach". This is the newsletter written by high school coaches for high school coaches.
Opportunities to improve coaching abilities at the Spring & Summer Clinics
Receive a Twenty-five Year Coaching Plaque.
Nominate players for Playing All-State Teams (Boy's and Girl's)
Nominate players for Academic All-State Teams (Boy's and Girl's)
Hole-in-one awards to high school golfers who make them during competition.
Ability to nominate former coaches for the Hall-of-Fame.
Ability to nominate for the "PGA /Friend of Golf" award.
Ability to nominate for the "Friend of High School Golf" award.
A strong voice in the affairs of high school golf with other state golf coaches and the W.I.A.A.
Play in the Association's annual Coaches Summer Tournament.
Please visit the web site @ www.golfcoacheswi.orgfor more information.
Please join the Golf Coaches Association of Wisconsin.
It is your professional responsibility!