Thomson High's golf teams started practicing earlier this month, and Girls' Coach John Barnett already has high hopes.
"We lost five of our seniors, but we still have a chance to finish near the top of the region and qualify for state again," he said.
The 2004 Girls' Team qualified for the state tournament.
Boys' Coach Chris Hodges has his own expectations for the boys' team.
"Knowledge of the game and rules, and prior experience would help. Above all things, a person's character is most important," he said.