- Course Number:
- PE 183G
- Course Title:
- Beginning Golf
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Course DescriptionCovers fundamental techniques in the use of all clubs. Includes rules, course management, etiquette, range, putting green and pitching area practice and video assessment sessions. Requires playing a few rounds of golf outside of class. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon completion of the course students should be able to:
- Understand the techniques needed in the sport of golf
- Apply fundamental rules, strategies and tactics of the sport of golf
- Develop a life-long fitness, health and wellness strategy.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Specific grading policies will be discussed at the first class meeting and presented in a handout. Students will be evaluated on the following
Attendance- double emphasis on class tournament
Completion of all assigned matches
Improvement - measured weekly a
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
- Rules and etiquette of the game.
- Short game, long game, putting, pitching, chipping, sand play.
- Golfing equipment.
- Opportunities for practice and play.
- Various drills and practice games.
- Course-play management.
- Health and fitness benefits of golf.
- Principles of golf swing mechanics, and ball flight.
- Proper warm up and stretching for golf.
- Social aspects of golf.
1) Perform a variety of drills and practice games such as: chip to the circle, circle putting, 4 hole putting, up-and-down, elephant swing, best seat in the house, and more.
2) Play 3 5 outside-of-class nine-hole rounds.
3) Demonstrate proper warm-up and stretching.
4) Interact during practice and play in a group setting.
5) Demonstrate short game improvement by practical assessment.
6) Participate in lecture, skill demonstrations, and video sessions to learn more about swing mechanics, course-play management, rules, and etiquette.
7) Demonstrate proper mechanics for chipping, pitching, driving, and putting.