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PAC 101A Basic and Beginning Techniques of Golf
Credit Hours:  1
Effective Term: Fall 2008
SUN#: None
AGEC: 
Credit Breakdown: 0L/3LL
Times for Credit: 2
Grading Option: Both A/F and S/U
Cross-Listed: N/A


Description: The basic elements of the game of golf, the rules of golf, golf course etiquette and basic golf play. May be taken two times for credit.


Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. Discuss the game of golf, rules of golf, golf course etiquette and play.
2. Demonstrate and discuss pre-shot basics including grip, stance and posture, body alignment, simple swing drills, and the pre-shot routine.
3. Demonstrate and discuss backswing basics including take-away, half-backswing, pivot and weight shift, and top of the backswing.
4. Demonstrate and discuss forward-swing basics including swing speed and tension level, downswing, club face rotation, swing path, and finish.
5. Demonstrate and discuss short game basics including putting, chipping and pitching.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Answer written quizzes at 80% or better covering the rules and etiquette of golf as defined by the U.S. Golf Association Rule Book.
2. Perform pre-shot basics correctly for each golf club.
3. Perform back swing basics correctly for each golf club.
4. Perform forward swing basics correctly for each golf club.