Education & PAT Schedule

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with Mike Martz
Coach of New Competitors
University Golf Club
Start Date
October 16, 2024
End Date
October 17, 2024
Registration Deadline
September 25, 2024
# Registered
0 / 20

Credit Value: 3
Delivery Method: 2 day, blended learning
Specialization: Coaching

This two day workshop is designed for coaches working with players who are beginning the competition phase of their golf experience, either at a club or regional level and focus' on the difference between instruction and coaching. This workshop will involve a mandatory pre-workshop e-learning component, an 2 day in-person component and an optional post-workshop evaluation.

Session Dates & Times
The workshop will run between 8:30am - 5:00pm each day (please register between 8:15-8:30am on Day 1).


Notice of Outdoor Component
There is an outdoor component to this workshop, please bring your golf clubs and dress in golf attire for both days.


Coaches in this context will have the skills in the following areas:
• Ability to manage genuine fun and incorporate play as a learning tool
• Experience in golf and/or sport competition and ability to introduce competition to juniors
• Strong facilitation skills to develop problem solving and critical thinking skills in athletes
• To understand and posses the ability to develop physical literacy
• Understanding of the basic rules of golf
• Ability to develop basic golf skills
• Introductory level of knowledge regarding fitness and nutrition
• Strong communication and organizational skills as it relates to athletes and parents
• Understanding of growth and development principles
• Focus on performance goals and process
• Introduction in the management of statistics


Course Pre-Work and Accessing Course Material
Please follow instructions provided in your confirmation email  - there is a pre-workshop component to the workshop and will be available for you to complete prior to attending the workshop.

You will require a laptop or tablet to access some of the documents in this workshop, the link to download these materials will be in your course homepage on PGA Brightspace.


Course Policies

Refund Policy for Workshops
Cancellations before the registration deadline will receive a full refund, no cancellation fee.
Cancellations after the registration deadline but before the first day of the workshop will receive half the refund of their registration fee and minus a $75 cancellation fee.
Cancellations on day one of the workshop (or absentees) will not receive any refund of their registration fee.

*any member who is 50% or more through a PGA Training Academy course will receive a $0 refund.
*any failing grade for a course will receive a $0 refund.

Late/Missed Time Policy:

Early departures for in-person workshops are not permitted. To obtain your Training Academy credits, individuals must be present for the entirety of the scheduled agenda. Individuals who depart earlier than the allotted time for a workshop may be subject to re-taking the workshop and not receiving Training Academy credits. 

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