Certified Golf Teaching Professional®

USGTF Certified Golf Teaching Professional® Certification – $1,565.00

At the five-day on-site USGTF Certified Golf Teaching Professional® course, you will learn all aspects of teaching the game including the full swing, faults and cures, short game, rules of golf, ball flight laws, golf psychology, clubfitting, video analysis and marketing techniques. Certified Golf Teaching Professionals will be able to effectively teach all phases of the game, from beginning to advanced players.

Your course will be conducted by a USGTF Master Golf Teaching Professional®, who has years of experience. It is not necessary to become an Associate member prior to becoming a Certified Golf Teaching Professional®. A Certified Golf Teaching Professional® is one who has successfully completed the entire teaching curriculum, verbal teaching and playing ability tests, and is considered a fully-certified member of the USGTF. Fully-certified members enjoy all the rights and privileges of USGTF membership, including participation in the United States Golf Teachers Cup® and the World Golf Teachers Cup®.

The on-site course requires the successful completion of the following:

  • 25-Question Golf Fundamentals Test (80% passing grade)
  • 40-Question Written Rules Test (70% passing grade)
  • One-on-one Verbal Teaching Test (75% passing grade)
  • Playing Ability Test (see gender and age divisions below)

The Playing Ability Test takes place on the last day of certification and has the following requirements:

Men Women
  • Ages 18-49 – score of 83
  • Ages 50-59 – score of 84
  • Ages 60-69 – score of 86
  • Ages 70-over – score of 88
  • Ages 18-49 – score of 85
  • Ages 50-59 – score of 86
  • Ages 60-69 – score of 88
  • Ages 70-over – score of 90

Written Rules Test

Multiple choice questions. USGA Rules book is issued to you and permitted during the test along with the easier-to-understand version, “Rules in Brief.”

Verbal Teaching Test

This is based on detection and correction of swing errors. It will be taught to you during the course of the week so that you feel comfortable in this scenario.

The cost for this course is $1,565.00 and includes: Daily green & cart usage, daily range balls, all course materials, instruction, banquet dinner and all taxes. Please begin your purchase by clicking the “Please click here to Register” link below. Your transaction will be conducted securely, and will allow for payments with a Paypal account, or by the credit card of your choice.

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