Education, Mentorship and Advising
on the College Golf Recruiting Process


Our Mission is to educate and mentor junior golf families during the college recruiting process and provide them with the tools that will lead to the ideal fit for college, both academically and athletically.

With a combined 25 years of coaching experience and having helped navigate over 100 families through junior golf and the recruiting process, Second Nine is uniquely qualified to help families reduce stress and make the best decision possible.  


“ At the end of every season, I found that I had grown as a golfer, as a leader, and as a man. These coaches created a program that was a family, and families turn boys into men. If you are an aspiring collegiate golfer reading this testimonial, I urge you to take this opportunity to not only increase your chances of getting a scholarship but to become a golfer worthy of one.”
— Justin Pagila, West Point Class of 2017
“Navigating the world of junior golf and college recruiting can be overwhelming.
As a former AJGA staff member and college coach, Rich Brazeau has great
experience towards understanding what it takes to be successful.
Rich is a very professional guy and I highly recommend him.”
— Mark Oskarson, Chief Operating Officer, AJGA
“Rich is an invaluable resource for golfers and parents trying to negotiate the difficult and confusing waters that lead to college golf. He knows coaches. He knows the colleges and the kind of opportunties they offer, and he knows kids and how to evaluate their talent. Put these things together and you have winning combination. We don’t know what we would have done without him. We recommend him highly and without reservation.”
— Angie and Bill Halamandaris, Class of '16
We would highly recommend Rich Brazeau and Second Nine Consulting. He is a great resource for anyone trying to navigate the college recruiting process. What sets Rich apart is his highly personalized approach. To better understand my son’s game, Rich took the time to watch Eric in competitive tournaments, played a round of golf with him 1-on-1, met his swing coach, and reviewed the evolution of his key statistics to better understand the trajectory of his game. Without question, the insight Rich gained from this analysis, combined with his deep understanding of the recruiting process, was essential to successfully identifying and communicating with the golf programs that represented the best fit for Eric.
— The Ganshaw Family
Brian has been a dear family friend for as long as I can remember. He has proven to be an excellent mentor and advisor in pivotal moments of my golf career. When I was unable to join his team at West Point as my first choice in the recruiting process, he helped me tremendously by contacting then head coach at Arizona State University, Melissa Luellen, to recommend that she seriously recruit me. This was one of the most important phone calls to my career as his action helped pave the way to a remarkable four years playing for the Sun Devils. Brian creates not only a comfortable atmosphere and learning environment, but also long lasting friendships with his students. He is very knowledgeable and meticulous about the game and genuinely cares about helping all achieve at the highest level. He gave honest and sincere advice during his time caddying for me that helped steer my career into a new direction with more opportunity for growth. He is a loving family man and very personable. Anyone would be lucky to have Brian on their bag.
— Monica Vaughn, 2017 NCAA Womens Champion

Second Nine Golf is proud to be a College Golf Advisor of the AJGA.  

NCAA Compliance

To comply with NCAA Bylaws, SECOND NINE CONSULTING does not market a prospective student-athlete's athletic ability or reputation, negotiate or promise scholarships or serve as an agent in any way. It is permissible, however, for high school academic and athletics records to be distributed to collegiate coaches without jeopardizing a prospective student-athlete's eligibility.  All fees are due in advance of services and are not contingent on a prospective student-athlete either being recruited to play golf in college or receiving any institutional financial aid.

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