Phase 1Lesson: 8-12 hours. Requirements: Course Permission, NGF Rule Exam, Qualifying Score
Basic knowledge of technique, rules and etiquette
Basic knowledge of technique, rules and etiquette
Purpose: Course Permission
You take lessons with a golf professional (teacher) and get an introduction to golf and the basic principles of golf: technique, rules and etiquette. Playing safe and how to practice. If the teacher thinks you are ready, you will get your Course Permission. Also try one or more of Golf4Holland's walk-in lessons
We advise you to take a minimum of 6 - 8 hours of lessons including a course lesson.
You must be a member of Golf4Holland before you get a job permit.
Purpose: Pass the NGF Rule Exam
You learn the rules and etiquette of Golf that every beginner golfer must know.
We recommend that you practice the NGF Rule Exam here. You can do that unlimited and free of charge. At the end of each practice exam you will not only get the correct answers, but also an explanation. You will also find all possible questions that may be finalized. On the official site of the NGF you will find a comprehensive explanation of the rules and terms here. Unfortunately these options are all in Dutch. It is however possible to take your NGF Rule Exam in English and in German. Please contact Golf4Holland on 076-2011108 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
You must be a member of Golf4Holland before you can take an NGF Rule Exam.
Purpose: GVB/Handicap 54
Now you have to play 9 or 18 holes with someone who has at least Handicap 54.
Take another 2-4 hours lesson. Includes a course lesson. And play on the course where you have course permission. If you have achieved 36 stableford points, you have achieved your GVB / Handicap 54
You must have your Course Permission and you must have passed the NGF Rule Exam
Purpose: EGA Disability 36
You will hit further and more on target. You get more insight into the game and your possibilities. And that helps you to make better choices during the game.
Take 2-4 hours class. Includes a course lesson. And play regularly.
You must register qualifying cards with results such that you achieved EGA Handicap 36. This can be done using the Golf4Holland App (Android and iOS) and online via golf4holland.nl, after you log in.
Course management, improving consistency, playing tournaments.
Purpose: Handicap 28
During this step you will increase your consistency in length and your game around the green. You are feeling more comfortable playing on the golfcourse, which has a very positive influence on your game. The number of bogeys will increase and the number of double bogeys will decrease. You are looking forward to playing tournaments
We recommend you take 6 hours of lessons, including a Course Lesson. And of course check out the events of Golf4Holland events!
Purpose: Handicap 20
You will become more conscious of your selection of clubs. You will be better prepared and by participating in tournaments you will increase your experience in course management, tactics and rules. You will look for other golfers to practice with on and off the golfcourse. You practice all together and you wonder how far your ambition reaches.
We recommend 6 hours of lessons, including at least 1 course lesson. And for more fun and less costs, invite your golf buddies to join you!
Purpose: Handicap 15
This is the breaking point! Here strategy and your game from 100 meters to the flag are becoming more important. Tournaments and competitions give you a taste of performing under pressure. Gradually you are adding the finishing touches and you will be a regular at the practice facilities
We recommend 6 hours of lessons, including at least 1 course lesson. Focus on the game from 100 meters to the flag and around the green. And for more fun and less costs, invite your golf buddies to join you!
Lowering margin of error, increase scoring game, playing (inter)national tournaments.
Purpose: Handicap 9.9
You are on your way to a single handicap; a milestone! To reach this milestone you will focus on lowering your margin of error and improving your game from 50 meters to the flag. You are training with passion and you develop a good, steady routine for a more predictable result. You will be celebrating successes!
We recommend 6 hours of lessons, including at least 1 course lesson. Focus on the short game around the green too and especially the shots from 50 meters to the flag. And for more fun and less costs, invite your golf buddies to join you!
Purpose: Handicap 4.4
You have become a very intense golfer. In this step it really is all about the short game. Preventing errors in difficult situations is your challenge. You are actively trying to improve your game. Tournaments help you with your mental game. You have a game plan for your training which you made with your pro
We recommend 6 hours of lessons, including at least 1 course lesson. Focus on the short game and the mental game. And for more fun and less costs, invite your golf buddies to join you!
Purpose: Handicap 0
This where you are very critical of yourself and have an eye for detail. You continue to refine your mental and physical abilities to perfection. Where does the succes end for you? You are considering playing national and international tournaments by now and you are very determined in deciding in which tournaments you wish to peak.
We recommend 6 hours of lessons, including at least 1 course lesson. It will be about small details of your game, and your mental and physical abilities. Determination is key. And for more fun and less costs, invite your golf buddies to join you!