Brendan Ryan, a former college golfer and coach, is the owner of Golf Placement Services (started in 2009), a boutique business that provides specialized golf services in the areas of college placement and junior golf development.

Ryan, a natural connector, has built an extensive international network of world renowned coaches, teachers and industry professionals. He uses this network on a daily basis to help students navigate the college search process and find schools that meet their individual academic, athletic, financial and social needs.

What We Do

  • 100% Success Rate

  • Most Qualified References

  • Helped 200+ Families

  • Placed Junior Golfers at 326 Different Schools, in 44 Different States, as well as DC

  • Placed Junior Golfers at 188 Division I Schools

  • Placed Junior Golfers at 78 Division II Schools

  • Placed Junior Golfers at 22 Division III Schools

  • Placed Junior Golfers at 20 NAIA Schools

  • Placed Junior Golfers at 18 Junior Colleges


  • Provide an honest evaluation of your junior golfer which includes feedback about their technical and tactical game

  • Provide feedback on their junior golf development plan

  • Provide feedback on playing schedule

  • Act as a qualified reference with over 800+ college golf coaches

  • Provide feedback on schools that meet the players academic, athletic, social and financial needs

  • Coach parents and junior golfer on the process including identifying schools, communication with coaches, proper visit etiquette and other areas

  • Support in the eligibility, transcripts, clearing house, testing, resume, video and application to school including I-20 visa.


Notable players who used golf placement services

  • Wilson Bateman (San Diego St) — 74.58 College Scoring Average (2011-2012)

  • Maude-Aimee Leblanc (Purdue) — Member of 2010 D1 NCAA National Championship Team

  • Maria Hernadez (Purdue) — 2009 Individual D1 NCAA National Champion

  • Cam Burke (Eastern Michigan) — Two-time Canadian Men’s Amateur Champion (2008 & 2009)

  • Emilio Cuartero (Missouri) — British Boys Champion (2007)

  • John Axelsen (Florida) — No. 1 Junior in Europe, 2017 Class

  • Won Jun Lee (South Florida) — No. 1 Junior in America, 2017 Class

  • Leonie Harm (Houston) — School’s First NCAA Championships Individual Qualifier (2016)

  • Alastair Balcomb (Iowa Western CC/VCU) — Played in 2015 Open Championship

  • Alastair Tidcombe (University of Cumberlands/Coastal Georgia) — 3-Time Ping All-American