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REC8401

Course
REC8401
Course Title
Golf for Beginners

Description

Golf is one of the most popular recreational pastimes, played for business and pleasure. This course emphasizes the fundamentals needed to practice and play the game of golf. Topics include the proper grips, alignment, stance and swings for the long and short game.

Objectives

  • Perform the full swing, chip, pitch and putt

Content

  1. Class 1
    • Orientation, learning style
    • Grip, stance, posture
    • Half Swing
    • Chipping
    • Putting
  2.    Class 2
    • Review grip, stance, posture
    • Mechanics of the hip turn, start of downswing, striking zone and follow through
    • Review chipping and putting
  3. Class 3
    • Review of class 2
    • Pitch shot, pitch to green
    • Full Swing
  4. Class 4
    • Review of class 3
    • Introduce mid-irons
    • Work on pitch, chip, putt and full swing
  5. Class 5
    • Review of class 4
    • Work on mid-irons, short-irons
    • Introduce #5 fairway wood
  6. Class 6
    • Golf etiquette film
    • Review all clubs that have been introduced
    • Prepare students to play on a Par 3 course.

Prerequisites

  • None

Method of Instruction

  • Lecture, demonstration, and participation

Evaluation

  • Exam:  No
  • Demonstration of Skills:  Through class participation
  • Class Participation:  Active participation with proper equipment