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Get Golf Ready

Let me let you in on a little secret. If you’re brand new to the game of golf, there’s a perfect way for you to get comfortably started, get out on the course and have the time of your life! 

It’s called Get Golf Ready.  And it really works!

Get Golf Ready offers expert instruction designed for new adult golfers, with five easy, fun and affordable lessons from a PGA or LPGA Professional. You’ll enjoy learning the basics of golf—Rules, etiquette, fundamentals and navigating the course. By the time you “graduate,” you’ll have the tools necessary to get out and play with confidence!

Real, on-course playing opportunities are the best way to increase your comfort level, and that’s what makes Get Golf Ready so much fun. If you can join friends and colleagues that you already know, you’ll love it even more!

Once you’re out on the course, you’ll quickly see that people are enjoying the experience. Just wait ‘til the feeling you’ll have of watching the ball fly up in the air off your club.

Get ready for good times and great fun — Get Golf Ready


Over the course of 5 lessons you'll discover:

  • Warm up, stretching and wellness tips

  • The best ways to hold the club and get ready before you take a swing

  • Getting the ball close to the hole — chipping, pitching and other shots from short distances

  • Caring for the course


  • Getting comfortable with the full swing

  • Using your irons to get the ball in the air and onto the green

  • Learning the 'lingo', like fairway & rough, tee box & green, divot & bunker, and more

  • Having more fun using 'It's Okay' as the way to play


  • Swinging your driver and other 'big' clubs to hit the long shots

  • Starting your play from the correct tee markers — use TEE IT FORWARD to have more fun

  • Helpful shortcuts to save time while you play


  • Linking all that you've learned to play a few holes

  • Tips for playing in groups, on teams and other fun ways to play

  • Getting you more comfortable on the course and where to drive the cart

  • Review of the rules and keeping score

  • More opportunities for you to come back and play golf

If you have ever thought about picking up a golf club, either for the first time or returning once again, you can make golf your sport for a lifetime. The Get Golf Ready program is designed to teach you in five short lessons everything you’ll need to know to step onto a golf course and play with confidence. Get Golf Ready will be guided by trained professionals who will make sure you have fun each step of the way. 


What to expect: Welcome to Golf! If you've never been on a golf course, held a golf club, or putted a golf ball . . . this is for you!

Equipment: All registered participants will receive the complimentary use of rental clubs and range balls during the clinic. JUST WEAR COMFORTABLE CLOTHING, AND GOLF OR TENNIS SHOES.

Instruction: You'll learn how to swing the club, chip, pitch and putt. Just as importantly, you'll learn on-course etiquette, terminology, and how to properly conduct yourself in a golf environment. Instruction also covers:

  • Proper golf attire, equipment, shoes and accessories

  • Golf course maintenance (how to fix divots & ball marks, understand course signage)

  • Where to tee it up, how to spot balls, where to drive the golf car

  • How to make a tee time, tend the flag, and mark your ball

  • How to play a scramble, and how to keep score!


Day 1:  Awakening the golfer in you.

Just like when you were in grade school, the first day is always the easiest and the most important. During the first lesson, you’ll learn:

  • The history of golf

  • Proper etiquette on and off the golf course

  • How to dress and what to carry in your bag

  • How to find your way around the golf facility and the golf course

  • How to stand, grip and take aim

  • The role each golf club plays and when to play it

  • Putting


Day 2:  Become one with the golf course.

During the second lesson, you’ll become more comfortable on the course as you experience the art of the short game. On the second day, you’ll learn:

  • Chipping, pitching and green-side bunker shots

  • Everything you need to know about golf carts

  • Keeping healthy with golf and how to warm up

  • How to care for the course, repairing divots and raking bunkers

  • Speed of play and being aware of other golfers on the course


Day 3:  The turn.

On the golf course, when you’ve reached the halfway mark, it’s called “the turn.” Here the turn means you’re halfway to becoming a golfer. On day three, you’ll learn about:

  • Using your irons and playing approach shots

  • Stretching and how to avoid injury

  • Which golfer in a group plays first

  • The importance of being able to identify your golf ball

  • The rules of the fairway, the rough and bunkers

  • Introduction to “it’s okay rules”


Day 4:  Driving school.

You know your way around the green, the fairway, bunkers and even the rough. Now it’s time to step into the tee box and let it rip. On the fourth day, you’ll learn:

  • How to use your woods

  • How and where to tee from

  • Which tee markers to sue and when

  • Where to park your golf cart at the teeing area / putting green

  • The speed of play when it comes to ready golf

  • Where to safely stand at all times


Day 5:  Take your swing.

Over the course of the first four days, you’ve learned the what, when, where, why and how. Now it’s time to do. On the final day, you’ll learn:

  • How to keep score

  • Understanding the basic rules of golf

  • Navigating from tee to green and green to tee

  • How to read on-course signage

  • Tips for playing in outings and scramble formats

  • About upcoming opportunities to play golf


For more information, call 907-384-4653

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