TR 9:30 - 10:50
1. Demonstrate knowledge of the basic golf swing from the grip to the stance.
2. Demonstrate knowledge concerning various shots from around the green such as the bump and run, sand shot, and high pitch
3. Demonstrate knowledge of the basic putting grips and fundamentals.
4. Demonstrate skill attainment in putting, chipping, approach shot, and short, medium and long irons.
5. Demonstrate knowledge of the rules, terminology, etiquette, and courtesy of the game.
6. Understand the value of golf as a lifetime leisure activity.
7. Demonstrate knowledge of selected history of golf from its invention to the present.
8. Identify various great players of the game, major tournaments, and important facts associated with both.
9. Demonstrate knowledge of the various golf tournaments such as match play, medal play, scrambles, and handicap.
Course Topics: (Tentative)
A. Brief summary of course
B. Review course syllabus
C. Equipment and dress required
Class Format: Lecture, examples and class discussion.
Basic Stretching and Fundamentals of the Swing
A. Three types of grips
C. Posture and addressing the ball
D. One-piece-take away
E. Footwork and swing the club
Class Format: Lecture, demonstration, participation and practice skills.
The Short Game
A. The pitch shot
B. Pitch & run shot
C. Sand shot
The Putting Stroke
A. Reading the green
B. Green etiquette
C. Pendulum putting
Learning to Play
A. The course
B. Playing the game
Various shots including fades and draws
A. Hitting a fade or slice
B. Hitting a draw or hook
C. Hitting low or high shots
D. Playing on hills
Class Format: Participate and practice.
Etiquette, courtesy, handicap procedures and selected history of golf
A. Mental aspects
B. Tournament golf
Participate in match play, medal play and scramble tournaments
Class Format: Participation with team members
Class Format: Participation
25% Test- This will be over the lectures: Rules, Clubs, Course, etc.
Attendance is extremely important and the class role will be checked every day. Each student is allowed 3 absences. Each unexcused absence thereafter will cause the final grade to drop by a letter grade for every occurrence.
Description of Projects:
1. Test: Evaluate the students’ comprehension and application of class instruction and lectures.
2. Skills test: Demonstrate skill in the area of putting, chipping, short approach shots, and medal play.
3. Individual and team competition: Participate each day in the drill, tournament, or game.