Benefits

benefits imageBenefits for the Teacher

The Golf in Schools program will help you to provide you with easy-to-follow suggestions on how to increase your students’ knowledge of fundamental movement skills related to the sport of golf as well as:

  • Assess student physical proficiency in a variety of fundamental movement skills
  • Enable the learning of golf and golf-related sport/games activities in order for your students to continue to expand on their physical development
  • Provide age-appropriate assessment tools that students can use to determine their own progress and success
  • Identify national physical education curricular links for each grade range.
  • Make links to other subject areas (e.g., Mathematics, Science, Language Arts, Health, Visual Arts).
Benefits for the Student

Golf in Schools will help students by:

  • Acting as a resource to help them develop the physical literacy skills necessary to acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to lead healthy, active, and successful lives
  • Exposing them to culturally diverse activities
  • Being gender inclusive
  • Providing a fun way to enjoy movement and effort
  • Introducing them to golf, a sport they can enjoy for life
  • Providing the avenue to continue their participation within golf outside of school
  • Increasing their knowledge of golf and enabling the learning of other related sport/games activities to expand their basic movement skill development.
  • Bringing awareness to socio-economic factors.
  • Promoting active healthy living as part of a well-balanced life.
  • Providing age-appropriate assessment tools that students can use to determine their own progress and success.

Program levels are catered specifically to the age group: