The Express

  • Election Fair - 02/20 at lunch

  • Stallion Showcase 02/10

  • Boys Tennis Matches - 02/21 + 02/22

  • Multicultural Fair - 02/23 at lunch

Girls’ Golf Finishes a Successful Season

The+girls+practiced+4-5+days+a+week+during+their+season+at+the+golf+range+off+campus.+They+play+at+the+San+Juan+Golf+Club.+
The girls practiced 4-5 days a week during their season at the golf range off campus. They play at the San Juan Golf Club.

The girls practiced 4-5 days a week during their season at the golf range off campus. They play at the San Juan Golf Club.

Jackson Hirschag

Jackson Hirschag

The girls practiced 4-5 days a week during their season at the golf range off campus. They play at the San Juan Golf Club.

Kate Finman, News Editor

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






This season, the girls’ varsity golf team had an extremely successful season. They earned second place in the Sea View League with an overall record of 6-2.

Coached by math teacher Jim Tinker, the girls practiced 4-5 days a week. They play nine holes on the 18-hole courses, which takes a total of about three hours. This season, their  main focus for the season was learning to play consistently well.

“Consistency is so important, and that was probably their biggest struggle,” said Tinker.

Their competitors were quite challenging.

“We had to do all we could to do our best for every hole,” said senior Emma Mettler.

The team plans to advance next year and to take first place in their league. Sophomore Allison Berger hopes to play the top position on the team and win CIF.

The girls’ golf program will be graduating two seniors this year: Asta Olafsdottir and Mettler.

“The fact that we were just really competitive against everyone was great,” said Tinker.

For Olafsdottir, she will miss the the team in general most.

“We had a lot of fun both during practices and matches and spent a lot of time together because golf is a very time-consuming sport,” she said.

Mettler’s favorite part was “seeing everyone develop as their own individual both inside and outside of golf.”

The season was not all serious for the girls. They joked around, even with Mr. Tinker, who was known to fool around in photographs. In one, he laid in front of the girls “like a playboy.”

“Tinker’s pretty funny. He makes jokes and stuff,” said Mettler.

Because of the newly negotiated district contract, new bonuses are going out for tenured teachers who are looking at retirement, which is known as the Golden Handshake. Tinker is considering taking this deal next year. However, he still hopes to be the golf coach, regardless.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

Comments are subject to review by The Express staff before they appear.

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • Girls’ Golf Finishes a Successful Season

    Sports

    Boys Basketball Succeeding in League

  • Girls’ Golf Finishes a Successful Season

    Sports

    Kickin’ It With Boys Soccer

  • Girls’ Golf Finishes a Successful Season

    Sports

    Boys’ Basketball Leaves the Court to Help the Homeless

  • Girls’ Golf Finishes a Successful Season

    Sports

    Stallions Commit on Signing Day

  • Girls’ Golf Finishes a Successful Season

    Sports

    Girls’ Tennis Aces the Competition

  • Girls’ Golf Finishes a Successful Season

    Sports

    The March of a Cubs Fan

  • Girls’ Golf Finishes a Successful Season

    Sports

    Stallion Scoop #4: NBA Preview

  • Girls’ Golf Finishes a Successful Season

    Sports

    Girls Volleyball Goes Undefeated Once Again

  • Girls’ Golf Finishes a Successful Season

    Sports

    Commitment and Stallion Athletics: Is it too Much?

  • Girls’ Golf Finishes a Successful Season

    Sports

    E-Sports Athlete Races Ahead of Competition