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Russ Morrison Jr. Golf Schedule

2019 Spring Schedule2019 Fall Schedule
January
February
March
April
May
12, 26
02, 9, 1, 23
02, 9, 16, 23, 30
06, 13, 27
04, 11, 18
July
August
September
October
November
13, 20, 27
03, 10, 17, 24
07, 14, 21, 28
05, 12, 19, 26
02, 09

Year-end Tournament - Saturday, November 16th

Program Syllabus

Sessions 1-5

Meet at SBGC Instruction Area at the Driving Range – 3:30-5PM

Content: Intros/class overview/attendance - (as your schedules allow because our program is NOT cumulative)

Clinics consist of three main stations: putting, short game, full swing (pitches/chipping); full swing (start with lofted clubs: P, W, S wedges to Driver).  “static” components of swing- PGA (Posture, Grip, Alignment).

Grip: 3 basic types of grip: 10-finger, interlock, overlap (Vardon)

Swing mechanics- Wedge vs Driver: length, merry-go-round vs Ferris wheel imagery

Evaluations of junior golf skills and abilities to determine group color (Red, White, & Blue). Coaches will select qualified White group juniors to participate with Blue groups on Wednesdays.

Typically take Russ Morrison youngsters out on the golf course once every 4to 5 sessions to play golf.  We review order of play; rules, etiquette (how to behave, politeness), hazards (lateral, sand, out of bounds)

Sessions 6-10

Meet at SBGC Instruction Area at the Driving Range – 3:30-5PM

Content: working on long and short components of golf skills

Putting mechanics- pendulum motion, quiet hands, eyes over the golf ball; “reading the green”, stroking vs hitting the putt; distance control

Chipping mechanics- partial swing rotation (half circle vs full, slow motion movement, no hinge, hinge and hold, hinge and re-hinge)

Full Swing mechanics- Dynamic components (moving parts) of the golf swing; creating leverage- wrist hinge...lower body rotation (pivot)

Clubs: pitching wedge, 7 iron, (longer too...no hybrids or woods)

Every shot must have a purpose...shoot at targets

Evaluations of junior golf skills and abilities to determine group color (Red, White, & Blue). Coaches will select qualified White group juniors to participate with Blue groups on Wednesdays.

Typically take Russ Morrison youngsters out on the golf course once every 4to 5 sessions to play golf.  We review order of play; rules, etiquette (how to behave, politeness), hazards (lateral, sand, out of bounds)

Sessions 11-17

Content: Overview of prior sessions with advanced knowledge & skills dependent of students’ abilities and skill level.

Evaluations of junior golf skills and abilities to determine group color (Red, White, & Blue). Coaches will select qualified White group juniors to participate with Blue groups on Wednesdays.

Clubs: pitching wedge, driver (3 wood if you use clubs from shed)

warm up with pitching wedge, then longer irons.

Typically take Russ Morrison youngsters out on the golf course once every 4to 5 sessions to play golf.  We review order of play; rules, etiquette (how to behave, politeness), hazards (lateral, sand, out of bounds)

Year-End Golf Tournament - Saturday, November 16, 2019

Meet at the SBGC Main Putting Green by the Golf Shop at 2PM

Content: end of sessions tournament “beat the coach” contests low gross prizes- ball markers, range baskets, golf balls.

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