Birdie Study Guide

The First Tee of Pittsburgh Birdie Level Study Guide

  1. What are the 3 things you need to respect in the First Tee Code of Conduct?
  2. Name 3 ways you can respect yourself.

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 3. Name 3 ways you can respect others.

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4. Name 3 ways you can respect your surroundings.

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5. Name the 6 life skills you will learn.

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     6. What skills, etiquette and rules will you develop at Birdie Level ?

     

     7. What is a Goal?

     8. Name 3 reasons why Goals are important.

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    9. What are the 4 Guidelines for Setting Reachable Goals?

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   10. Why is it important for your goal to be positive?

  

   11. Why does your goal have to be important to you?

   

   12. Why should it be specific?

   13. Why should it be under your control?

   14. Name 3 things under your control in golf.

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   15. Name 3 things not under your control in golf.

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   16. How can you rate your control?

   17. For a goal ladder you put the easiest steps where?

   18. The ladder lets you see ____ ___ ____ ____ and how far you                

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   19. What are the 2 kinds of challenges?

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   20. What does STAR stand for?

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ANSWER SHEET

  1. RESPECT YOURSELF, OTHERS AND YOUR SURROUNDINGS
  2. DRESS NEATLY AND WEAR GOLF OR ATHLETIC SHOES

ALWAYS TRY MY BEST WHEN PLAY OR PRACTICE

POSITIVE ATTITUDE & CATCH MYSELF DOING SOMETHING RIGHT REGARDLESS OF OUTCOME

BE PHYSICALLY ACTIVE, EAT WELL, GET ENOUGH SLEEP AND TAKE CARE OF MYSELF

BE HONEST AT ALL TIMES

USE PROPER ETIQUETTE & MAINTAIN MY COMPOSURE

  1. FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS & SAFETY RULES

KEEP UP PACE OF PLAY ON THE COURSE

BE FRIENDLY, COURTEOUS AND HELPFUL

REMAIN STILL WHEN OTHERS ARE PLAYING AND HAVE FUN WITHOUT BEING LOUD & ROWDY

BE A GOOD SPORT TO OTHERS IF I WIN OR LOSE

  1. CLEAN AND TAKE CARE OF MY AND OTHERS’ GOLF EQUIPMENT

KEEP THE COURSE & PRACTICE AREAS CLEAN AND IN AS GOOD SHAPE OR BETTER THAN WHEN I FOUND THEM

BE CAREFUL NOT TO DAMAGE ANYTHING THAT BELONGS TO OTHERS

  1. DREAMS AND GOALS

POSITIVE AND IMPORTANT GOALS

SPECIFIC GOALS

GOALS UNDER YOUR CONTROL

GOAL LADDER

STAR

  1. BE TARGET-ORIENTED

USING YOUR EQUIPMENT TO CONTROL TRAJECTORY

PRE-SHOT ROUTINE

CONTROLLING DISTANCE

MAKING SOLID IMPACT

GOOD BALANCE

CURVE THE BALL

5 MINUTE GOLF WARM-UP

APPLICATION OF THE RULES OF GOLF

  1. A DREAM YOU WORK HARD TO MAKE COME TRUE
  2. MOTIVATE US

HELP US PLAN FOR THE FUTURE

GIVE US A PURPOSE

MAKE US FEEL PROUD & SATISFIED WHEN WE REACH THEM

  1. POSITIVE

IMPORTANT TO YOU

SPECIFIC

UNDER YOUR CONTROL

10. IT WILL BE EASY TO ACHIEVE

11.  SO YOU HAVE A PURPOSE

12. YOU WILL BE ABLE TO MEASURE IT & KNOW WHEN YOU HAVE REACHED IT

13. THE GOAL SHOULD BE BASED ON WHAT YOU CAN AND WILL DO – NOT LUCK OR WHAT SOMEBODY ELSE DOES

14. YOUR ATTITUDE

 WHAT YOU DO AND HOW YOU ACT

 THE STEPS YOU GO THROUGH BEFORE MAKING A STROKE

 HOW CONFIDENT YOU FEEL

 HOW MUCH WATER YOU DRINK WHEN YOU PLAY

 HOW MUCH SLEEP YOU GET THE NIGHT BEFORE YOU PLAY

 HOW YOU DECIDE TO PLAY A SHOT

 HOW MUCH YOU PRACTICE

15. HOW OTHERS ARE PLAYING

HOW OTHERS ARE ACTING

HOW OTHER PEOPLE FEEL

BAD BOUNCES OR OTHER BAD LUCK

HOW THE SHOT TURNS OUT

WHETHER YOUR PUTT DROPS INTO THE HOLE

WHAT OTHER PEOPLE SAY OR THINK ABOUT YOU

16. MY ATTITUDE AND EMOTIONS

HOW I REACT AFTER A SHOT

HOW I SET UP FOR EACH SHOT

MY DECISIONS ON HOW TO PLAY A SHOT

HOW MUCH I PRACTICE

SETTING GOALS FOR PRACTICE OR PLAY

MY RESPECT FOR OTHERS AND THE GOLF COURSE

17. AT THE BOTTOM

18. HOW FAR YOU HAVE COME  --- STILL HAVE TO GO

19. ON THE GOLF COURSE YOU CREATE

20.STOP THINK ANTICIPATE RESPOND

 

 

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