PLAYer Certification Requirements
A participant can become Player Certified within The First Tee of Tennessee in Memphis by completing the following:
Within The First Tee of Tennessee Memphis Player Group Golf Lessons, participants must complete ALL of the criteria below in order to become Player Certified. It may take multiple sessions to complete all sections.
|Life Skills Knowledge and Application||Participants must exhibit and demonstrate the following life skills:
|Written Test||Must complete written assessment with a score of 80%|
Complete a 3-hole putting course in a maximum of 9 strokes (avg. 3.0) with holes of the following length:
• 1 short hole (between 3 and 9 feet)
|Short Game Skills||
Complete a 3-hole up-and-down course in a maximum of 12 strokes (avg. 4.0) with holes of the following length (hole locations of “low to moderate” difficulty):
• 1 hole at approximately 2-4 yards from the edge of the green
|Full-swing Skills: Woods||
Hit 2 out of 6 fairways (or a defined area) a minimum distance of:
• 75 yards to an approximately 22.5 yard wide fairway (5-10 yrs.)
Ball must travel at least HALF of that distance in the air to count. Maximum of one “Swing and Miss” allowed (still counts as swing) to pass this requirement.
|Full-swing Skills: Irons||
Hit 2 out of 6 greens in the air (or a defined area) from a distance of:
• 35 yards to the front edge of the green (5-10 yrs.)
Maximum of one “Swing and Miss” allowed (still counts as swing) to pass this requirement.