Fire Girls Golf offers students with varying levels of skill and knowledge of golf to develop their games further. Varsity and junior varsity teams compete in the Wright County Conference. Golfers not competing may join the developmental squad and practice with the junior varsity team at Dahlgren Golf Course in Chaska. Varsity practices at a variety of top golf courses in the area and plays home matches at Ridges of Sand Creek in Jordan, Minnesota. The season for high school golf programs in Minnesota takes place in the spring.
Fire Girls Golf program competes in Class AA. Each year the program has consistently sent individual competitors to the state tournament.
Kristin Sankovitz grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the daughter of a PGA golf professional. She played high school varsity golf and participated in local, state and national tournaments before attending Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois on a golf scholarship.
Kristin graduated magna cum laude from the University of Minnesota Law School and practiced law for eight years before starting a family with her husband, James. They have two sons and live in Chaska, Minnesota. She was an active member of Pax Christi Catholic Community, St. Hubert Catholic Community, and currently serves as a greeter and catechist at St. Victoria Parish Family. Kristin enjoys playing and teaching golf and is a four-time Bearpath women’s club champion.
She assisted in coaching the back to back State Champion Holy Family Boys Golf team for the past two seasons and also teaches junior golf at the Hanneman Golf Academy during the summer.