2020 - 2021 Golf Tryouts- Parent Q & A

When are tryouts?
  • Due to Covid-19 we are trying to take every precaution to keep our players safe and follow State, UIL, and District policy. We are hopeful that by the first week in July some regulations will be lifted and we can set a firm try out date. As of right now it is looking like the first week in August.”
  • Click here if you are interested in trying it out for the team
  • Email Coach Trent at trentm@lisd.net if you have any further questions
What will tryouts consist of?
  • Each player is responsible for purchasing their own range balls
  • Each player will play nine holes of golf (maybe less) -a Hebron golfer will be with each group to help with rulings/keep score
  • The green fees will be paid for by Hebron Golf
What is required for tryouts?
  • Must have your own golf equipment (golf clubs, balls, tees, etc)
  • Must dress in golf attire
  • Must carry own bag or use your own push-cart
When will I find out if I make the team?
  • Coach Trent will communicate via email or phone if you make the team
  • Fall schedules will be updated for the player to reflect the changes
  • Final list will be posted on the https://hebrongolf.com web site
Role of the parents
  • Be an active member in the Hebron Golf Booster Club
  • Be Responsible for providing transportation to and from weekly golf practice for your player. *Carpooling must be coordinated by parents- as this is not offered by the Booster Club
  • Provide golfer with equipment, lessons, financial obligations
  • Take every opportunity to come watch your player and support their game!
What does the practice schedule and season look like?
  • All golfers will be in the 4th period
  • Weekly practice/course days are Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays. Wednesday can be used for a pro-day and Fridays are reserved for conditioning
  • Our home courses are Indian Creeks (both sides), Lake Park, Hank Haney, Coyote Ridge and Castle Hills
  • They must be in golf class all year unless they play another sport that is not in-season in the springAny spring sport will not work with golf due to it is golf’s most important time of the year. (Exceptions will be basketball players)
  • We play all year long. There are 8 tournaments a year, usually 4 before Winter break and 4 after the break
  • The varsity district tournament and any play-off will be additional tournaments for those who qualify
Who can qualify for the Varsity Team?
  • Any player can qualify and work their way up to Varsity
Who can tryout and what is expected?
  • Any grade (incoming 9th grader – current 11 grader) may tryout
  • Participant should possess fundamental skills and knowledge of the game
  • Update Knowledge of basic USGA golf rules to: Have basic knowledge of the USGA Golf rules
  • Be able to carry your own golf bag, play USGA golf, and keep score for yourself and rest of the golfers in the group
  • Possess core values: honesty, integrity, respect, sportsmanship, confidence & perseverance
Tournament transportation/what to expect on tournament days
  • Transportation is provided to and from tournaments- however parents are responsible for dropping off and picking players from the high school on tournament days
  • Snacks/drinks will be provided during tournament days
  • Parents are highly encouraged to come watch/support the player and team. Parents however cannot engage with players by providing coaching, giving advice or rulings while tournament is in play
  • Email Coach Trent at trentm@lisd.net if you have any questions