BLUE LEVEL

Intermediate II Golfer

 

Intermediate.  To pass the Blue level participants must show solid and consistent fundamentals and also show good execution of various golf shots: iron play, hybrid, driving the golf ball, chipping with distance control and pitching.  Introduction to Bunker play.

 

1-     Fundamentals

Consistent solid grip, setup, posture, ball position and alignment.  

 

2-     Full Swing

Iron, Driver, Hybrid: Solid contact and adequate direction most of the time

 

3-     Putting

Adequate distance control and direction on long putts.  50/50 on short putts.

 

4-     Chipping

Adequate distance control and direction on short and medium chips.

 

5-     Pitching

Participant shows good understanding of the pitch shot and execution

 

6-     Playing Requirements

Score under 55 on 9 holes.  Participants must play from acceptable tee markers.

 

7-     Bunker Play (introduction)

Introduction to greenside bunker play and fairway bunker.  Participant must show good understanding (setup, ball position …) and execution.

 

8-     Rules and Etiquette

Complete Blue level Rules and Etiquette Quiz.

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            Requirements

Homework Requirements:

1-     Putting:  2 consecutive long putts (20-25 feet) to 5 feet from hole

2-     Full swing:  Hitting 3/5 balls air born with a full swing with  Iron, hybrid and driver

3-     Chipping:  Chip 3/5 to 5-6 feet from the hole.

4-     Pitching:  Pitch 2/5 from 20-40 yards onto the green where target is located.

5-     Bunker: 2/4 out of bunker and onto the green.

6-     Participant must shoot under 55 on 9 holes. Record a Par anywhere.

 

Instructor only confirmed skills

1.     Fundamentals:  The participant MUST show solid consistent fundamentals to move to the Gold level – Grip, posture, setup, ball position, alignment.

2.     Full swing:  Participant can hit most golf shots in a nice ball flight over 50%.  Any club; iron, driver, hybrid.

3.     Putting: Participant can make 50% long putts within 5 feet

4.     Chipping:  Participant has good understanding of chipping and can execute a basic chip

5.     Pitching: Participant can execute a good pitch shot with fair distance control

6.     Bunker:  Participants shows good understanding and execution getting out of bunkers.

7.     Rules and Etiquette Quiz completion.