Wondering how your child moves from level to level to level? Here’s the steps required.

 

All levels of certification have two parts: a golf skills assessment, and a written assessment of two pieces over life skills knowledge and golf etiquette & rules.

Attendance hours need to be met prior to starting official certification. Hours requirements can be discussed with your staff lead coach of your program.

PLAYer to Par Par to Birdie Birdie to Eagle Eagle to ACE
Age requirement No age requirement – curriculum written for 9yr No age requirement – curriculum written for 11yr  No age requirement- curriculum written for 13yr must be at least 13 turning 14 to go to ACE
Hour requirement Minimum of 27 hours of TFT programming attended Minimum of 36 hours of TFT programming attended Minimum of 48 hours of TFT programming attended Minimum of 60 hours of TFT programming attended
Yardage Book Sufficient completion of the yardage book based on communicated lead coach expectations Sufficient completion of the yardage book based on communicated lead coach expectations Sufficient completion of the yardage book based on communicated lead coach expectations Sufficient completion of the yardage book based on communicated lead coach expectations
Putting Requirement 9 holes of a putting course – no score requirement  9 holes of a putting course – score of 27 or less 9 holes of a putting course – score of 23 or less 9 holes of a putting course – score of 18 or less
Chipping Requirement 3 holes of chipping & putting – score of 12 or less 6 holes of chipping & putting – score of 21 or less 9 holes of chipping & putting – score of 27 or less
Pitching Requirement 3 out of 6 shots to a green at least 55 to 75 yards away 3 out of 6 shots to a green at least 80 to 100 yards away
Driving Requirement 3 out of 6 shots to a fairway, shots at least 160+ yards long in a fairway 40 yards wide
Playing Requirement One 9-hole round, no score requirement One 9-hole round, score of 72 or less, at a yardage distance between 1,500 to 1,900 yards Five 9-hole round, score of 63 or less, at a yardage distance between 1,900 to 2,500 yards Ten 18-hole rounds, score of 110 or less, at a yardage distance between 5,000 to 6,000 yards