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HPER 120
Beginning Golf


Credits: 1
Clock Hours per Quarter: 20

AA Discipline: [Physical Education]

Lecture Hours:5    Lab Hours:15


Description
This course explores the theory, knowledge and practical experience in the principles of golf and its relationship to personal fitness.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Describe and outline the main function of each component of a golf club.
  • Explain rules, etiquette, and safety, and demonstrate proper application.
  • Articulate differences in grip styles and justify chosen grip.
  • Explain the lifetime fitness value of golf.
  • Demonstrate proper swing mechanics.
  • Analyze results of each ball strike, demonstrate increasing competence in recognizing what went well and what went wrong, and apply strategies to fix problem areas.
  • Recognize the intended use for each golf club and select usage accordingly.
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of tee to green golf.

  • Course Topics
  • Introduction to golf - equipment, rules, scoring, etiquette, and safety
  • Club selection
  • Grip
  • Basic swing mechanics
  • Chipping
  • Putting
  • Driving
  • Putting all components together

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    HPER 120
    Spring 2011
    1893
    Michael Levens
    HPER 120
    Fall 2010
    1892
    Michael Levens
    HPER 120
    Spring 2010
    1893
    Michael Levens
    HPER 120
    Fall 2009
    1892
    Michael Levens
    HPER 120
    Spring 2009
    1893
    Michael Levens


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
     
    X
     
     
    X
     
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.