Girls' Varsity Golf

Head Coach: Ginger O'Shea

The Girls' Varsity Golf team was officially established in the spring of 2006. Having Watertown Golf Club, a championship 18-hole golf course on campus is a terrific advantage. Practice facilities and rights to the course help players improve their overall skill. One focus of the program is a commitment to honoring of the game of golf. This growing sport has become very popular because of the competitive, yet social atmosphere. The program challenges individuals to improve their individual skills, so that the team reaps the benefit. Thirteen girls participated in the inaugural year program, but only the top five play in "official" matches.

Interscholastic competition is match-play and the scoring is as such: a win receives one point, a loss zero points and an all-square match receives half a point; often matches would come down to the final putt on the ninth hole. In 2009, the Founders League schools started a tournament in which Taft came in second. In 2010 and 2011, Taft won the Founders League Championship. The girls have also won the newly established New England Tournament:  The Pippy O'Connor Independent School Girls Golf Classic in 2009, 2010, 2011. The team record to date is 71-6-3.

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