Author Archives: Ben Bryant WGCA contributing writer

THE FUTURE OF GOLF AND VIRTUAL REALITY

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By: Ben Bryant, WGCA contributing writer In 2014, Facebook bought a small virtual reality startup company called Oculus for $2 billion.  Such a large investment by one of the world’s leading tech companies caused the world’s ears to perk up. People began to ask whether or not virtual reality – or VR – would be […]

Good Team Practice Isn’t An Accident

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By: Ben Bryant, WGCA contributing writer “Hey Coach, what are we doing today?” That’s a question that should never have to be asked at a high school golf practice.  By the second or third practice of your season, your players should know what to expect out of a typical golf team practice.  How you organize […]

You’re no longer alone

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By: Ben Bryant, WGCA contributing writer Seven years ago, while I was attending the University of Florida to earn my Master’s degree in Education, I attended the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) annual conference in Sarasota, Florida.  It seemed like a good idea to get involved in an organization dedicated to what I […]

What it takes to be a great coach

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By: Ben Bryant, WGCA contributing writer “You want me to coach swimming?” That was the question I had for my new principal. I had just been hired as a high school teacher and they needed someone to coach the swim team. Since I was low man on the totem pole, that job fell to me. The […]