The PGA Sports Academy’s focus is to develop core golfers and provide them with pathways to continue to play golf socially or competitively based on each individual’s desire. Fun – First And Foremost…We must make sure new golfers are engaged and have a fun, interactive experience. To educate and get juniors involved in golf is the goal, but keeping it fun is the primary focus. It’s crucial that instructors enjoy the experience—juniors will sense your love of the sport and hopefully become golfers for a lifetime. PGA Sports Academy Curriculum Overview: The PGA Sports Academy will help youth learn to play golf and have fun in the process. The PGA Sports Academy has three levels: Player, Sport and Champion. Each level includes five focus areas that will help juniors learn, develop and practice the skills to become better golfers and enjoy the sport of golf: • Fitness and Nutrition • Golf Skills • Sportsmanship, Etiquette and Rules • Golf and “Near Golf” Experiences • Golf and Skills Challenges Each level will develop the necessary physical, mental, golf skills to practice, improve and enjoy the sport. The PGA Sports Academy will give each participant a practice program to improve their skills and set goals to help them become better golfers. Player Level Objectives • Develop an understanding for the sport of golf • Learn fundamental movement and motor skills and link them together into the golf swing • Use ball-striking games such as baseball and hockey to develop hand-eye coordination • Establish essential safety and etiquette * Each Session includes 16 hours of PGA certified instruction and complimentary use of practice facilities during the duration of your session. * When a student begins a new Level of the PGA Academy, he/she will be given a PGA Academy Workbook and new Adidas collared shirt & hat with the Teravista logo.