Eligibility and Pairing:• HSJGA Alumni mentors junior 14 & up.• HSJGA Senior mentors junior 13 & under.• Must live in Hawaii
Purpose:• Delivering on the HSJGA mission through mentorship.• A chance to learn from another’s experiences.
Association Goals:• Providing opportunities that teach responsibility, develop qualities of leadership and integrity, and assist juniors in becoming productive members of the adult community• Learning etiquette and the rules of golf through a fellow member or alumni• An environment to promote and encourage good sportsmanship and friendship• Assist juniors with their preparation for higher education
Discussion Points & Areas of support:• Golfo General golf gameo Drills and games to practice and improveo Rules of golfo Managing “slumps” throughout the yearso Keeping a calm demeanor before and during tournamentso Key tournaments to playo Importance of good sportsmanship and good attitude
• School / College Prepo School study habitso Time managemento When to start planning for collegeo Deciding on college fit / career patho Applying for scholarshipso Building resumes – volunteering, clubs, extra-curricularo Optimizing resources available (HSJGA, Ping College Guide, etc)
Opportunities to get together:• Play 18 holes• Hang out at the driving range• Mini GolfOther:• Hiking• Beach• Foot Golf (Oahu & Maui)• HSJGA Events
Follow Up:• HSJGA will go over all applicants and mentors and create matches based on gender, common interests, goals.• HSJGA will arrange an initial meeting during tournament season at an HSJGA event.• Routine progress reports to HSJGA from both mentor and junior member.