PHED 24C: INTERMEDIATE GOLF COURSE PLAY
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Hours:||6 laboratory per week (72 total per quarter)|
|Advisory:||This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in H P 25DX.|
|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 increasing degree of proficiency advanced golf skills including drive, bunker shots and putting.
- Demonstrate with increasing proficiency and improvement in scoring in golf course play
The student will be able to:
A. Develop intermediate skills in golf shot execution.
B. Develop the knowledge and skills to play a regulation golf course.
C. Understand the etiquette involved in playing on a golf course.
D. Demonstrate an improvement in scoring through instructor observation and tournament competition.
A. Develop intermediate skills for long and short golf game
4. The use of long irons and woods
B. Knowledge and skills to play a regulation golf course
1. Preparing the student and describing swing flaws
2. Club selection
4. Focus and mental toughness
5. Game formats (scramble, bestball)
6. Relaxation and stress reduction techniques
C. Knowledge of rules and etiquette
1. Hazards, out of bounds, lateral and water hazards (red stakes, white stakes. yellow stakes)
2. Pace of play, e.g., keeping up with the group in front of you
3. Replace divots, repair ball marks
4. Common on-course courtesies, e.g., no talking or moving while someone is hitting
1. Course management
2. Risk and reward
3. Club options
4. Shot selections
Lab content includes demonstrations of the following:
D. 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 adjustment techniques will be assessed by instructor.
B. On course demeanor and adherence to rules and etiquette.
Method(s) of Instruction
Discussion, laboratory, demonstration.
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Penick, Harvey. Harvey Penick's Little Red Book. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2013.
USGA Rules of Golf (current year)
R&A and USGA Rules of Golf, 2016. Note: The most recent edition of the rules will be used; annual updates are available online at www.usga.org/content/usga/home-page/rules-hub.html
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
Optional reading activities to include monthly golf publications, such as golf magazines and periodicals. Professional tournament viewing.