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Hawley boys golf coach Tim Pederson watches as ninth-grader Josh Johnson lines up a putt during practice in Hawley. A new rule in Minnesota allows coaches to be on the course during meets. Photo by Dave Wallis / The Forum

High school golf: Minnesota rule change allows coaches on links

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The Minnesota State High School League has decided to give golf coaches a luxury coaches in other sports have long enjoyed.

They can now talk to their players.


The MSHSL board of directors have passed a rule that allows coaches to provide instruction on the course during matches in tournaments. Until this spring, that was off limits.

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