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Level 5 Assessments
Level 5 Assessments - What to Expect

Putting:         

Knowledge    - need to say and demonstrate these putting forms

                  PLAN        

1.      Mark the Ball

2.      Reading the Green: Two Point Ready

3.      Find Your Target

4.      Practice the Strokes

SETUP

5.      Thumbs on Top

6.      The “Y” Setup

7.      Eyes over the ball

8.      Aim the Train at a Spot

PLAY

9.      Backswing -= FT. Short, Medium and Long Putt

10. Be still and Stick the Finish

Skills

1.      Short Putt – Merry Go Round

  • Place a ball three feet from the hole and count the number strokes to get it in the hole. On the second and third round, place the ball in different locations around the hole.

2.      Medium Putt - 20’ away on sloping green.

  • Count the number of strokes to get it in the hole.

3.      Opposite Side of Hole – 20’ opposite side of medium putt.

  • Count the number of strokes to get it in the hole.

4.      Long Putt – 40’ away.

  • Count the number of strokes to get in in the hole.

After putting all four station, your combined score for all three rounds must be 26 or less to pass this Putting Skills Test.

 

Short Putt

Merry go round

Medium Putt

Medium Putt

Opposite Side

Long Putt

Total

Round 1

 

 

 

 

 

Round 2

 

 

 

 

 

Round 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                        COMBINED TOTAL:   

 

 

Around the Green:

Chipping Forms:

Knowledge – need to say and demonstrate these chipping forms

            PLAN

1.      Reading the Lie

2.      Reading the Green

3.      Find the Target

4.      Club Selection

5.      Practice Swing

SETUP

6.      Hotdog in a Bun

7.      “Y” Setup, Ball in Middle

8.      Aim the Train at a Spot

PLAY

9.      “Y” Swing / Backswing = Follow Through

10. Brush the Grass

11. Stick the Finish and Be Still

Skills

1.      Short Chip –  20’ away, then put until holed out

2.      Medium Chip – 40’ away, then putt until holed out

3.      Long Chip – 60’ away, then putt until holed out

 

Short Chip

Medium Chip

Long Chip

Total

Score

 

 

 

 

Your Score for one round must be 10 or less to pass this Chipping/Putting Skills Test                                                                                                                                

Pitching Forms:

Knowledge – need to say and demonstrate these  pitching forms

             PLAN

1.      Reading the Lie

2.      Find the Target

3.      Club Selection

4.      Practice Swings

SETUP

5.      Hotdog in a Bun

6.      “Y” Setup / Ball in the Middle

7.      Aim the Train at a Spot

PLAY

8.      Backswing = FT / “L” to “L” Swing

9.      Brush the Grass

10. Stick the Finish

 

Skills

1.      Short Pitch – 10 yards away, then putt until holed out.

2.      Medium Pitch – 20 yards away, then putt until holed out.

3.      Long Pitch – 30 yards away, then putt until holed out.

 

Short Pitch

Medium Pitch

Long Pitch

Total

Score

 

 

 

 

Your Score for one round must be 11 or less to pass this Pitching/Putting combined Skills test.

 

Sand:

Knowledge – need to say and demonstrate these Sand forms

             PLAN

1.       Club Selection: Loft and Bounce

2.      Practice Swings

3.      Enter the Bunker

4.      Determine your Lie

SETUP

5.      Don’t Touch

6.      Hotdog In a Bun

7.      Open Stance / Swing Parallel

PLAY

8.      Backswing = Follow-Through / “Y” to “L” Swing

9.      Splash the Sand Under the Ball

10. Stick the Finish

11. Rake the Bunker

 

Skills

1.      Sand Shot – 5 of 5 balls out of bunker, landing and staying on the green

 

Full Swing:

Knowledge – need to say and demonstrate these full swing forms

                  PLAN

1.      Find Your Target

2.      Club Selection

3.      Practice Swings

SETUP

4.      Hotdog in the Bun

5.      Posture

6.      “Y” Setup / Ball Positions

7.      Aim the Train at the Target

PLAY

8.      “Y” to “L”

9.      Release the “L”  Brush the Grass

10. Brush the Grass

11. Stick the Finish, Show some Shoe

Skills                                                                                                                                                       

1.      Iron Shot – Hit a 6, 7, or 8 Iron off the ground at least 60 yards in air, 4 of 5 attempts.

2.      Driver Shot – Hit Driver off a tee at least 90 yards in the air, 4 of 5 attempts.

 

Equipment, Rules and Etiquette Knowledge:

1.       This information is covered in the back of the Learning Program Handbook. You must answer 5 of 5 questions correct verbally.

 

Scoring:

1.      Once qualified by passing skills test, you will go play 9 holes on the golf course.  For Level 5, you must score 51 or less 1 time.  1,350 yard course.