FTSV’s Community Program

(formerly called DRIVE = Develops Rewarding Inspiring Values for Everyone)

Objectives

  • Introduce golf and the Nine Core Values to students in our local communities through activity-based games.
  • Provide an educational program appropriate for youth serving organizations and schools.
  • Present golf to students as a physical fitness activity.

Curriculum Content & Benefits

  • Activity Guide written with the youth activity leader and volunteer leader in mind.
  • Designed to fit in a variety of settings and locations.
  • Includes 18 detailed activity plans, an information section explaining teaching methods, safety and class management procedures, instructional cue cards, golf terms, and other helpful information for successful implementation
  • Seamlessly integrates the Nine Core Values which include: honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy, and judgment into physical lessons.
  • Uses sports that students are familiar with to introduce golf fundamentals.
  • Schedule is flexible to fit the needs of school or youth serving organizations.

Training & Equipment

  • Includes a one-and-a-half-hour online session.
  • Contains lesson design, equipment, safety, and skills instruction.
  • Provides the ability to view video clips of physical educators delivering core content.
  • SNAG, Starting New At Golf is developmentally appropriate golf equipment which includes oversized clubs, tennis-style balls, and a variety of targets designed to be used indoors or outdoors.
  • Set contains equipment to teach large groups of 25 to 45 students.

Cost = $3,000 per location underwritten by FTSV

  • Includes one equipment set, one curriculum manual and online training links
  • Includes consulting and scheduled visits by FTSV staff