PHED 24: INTRODUCTION TO GOLF
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Hours:||3 laboratory per week (36 total per quarter)|
|Advisory:||This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses.|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Degree-Applicable Credit Course|
|Foothill GE:||Area VII: Lifelong Learning|
|Grade Type:||Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)|
Student Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate with increased proficiency the skills necessary for the full golf swing, the chip shot and putting stroke
- Demonstrate proper etiquette and knowledge of rules for golf course play
The student will be able to:
A. Understand the rules and terminology of golf.
B. Acquire knowledge on the history of the game.
C. Discuss, introduce and explain golf equipment.
D. Develop basic skills of proper posture, grip, and alignment.
E. Display proper etiquette of golf.
F. Learn and acquire skills to play golf.
A. Pre-shot Fundamentals
3. Set Up
B. Forms of Learning
C. In Swing Fundamentals
1. Swing Plan
4. Swing Center
D. Rules and Etiquette
1. Courtesy to Fellow Golfers
2. Discussion of Rules
3. Pace of Play
2. Evolution of Equipment
3. Influential Players in History
1. Aim Line
7. Closed and Open Club Face
8. Fade and Draw
9. Flat and Upright Swing
D. Golf Shot Execution
4. Full Swing
Lab content includes demonstrations of the following:
D. Full Swing
E. Driver Swing
F. Sand Shots
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
B. When taught as an online distance learning or hybrid section, students and faculty need ongoing and continuous internet and email access.
Method(s) of Evaluation
A. Physical skills and techniques will be assessed by direct instructor observation.
B. Test on rules of golf and terminology.
Method(s) of Instruction
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Penick, Harvey. Harvey Penick's Little Red Book. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
Optional reading would include monthly golf publications, e.g., Golf Digest.