Requirement 1: Discuss safety on the golf course. Show that you know first aid for injuries or illnesses that could occur while golfing, including heat reactions, dehydration, blisters, sprains, and strains.
Requirement 2: Study the USGA "Rules of Golf" now in use.
Requirement 2a: Tell about the three categories of golf etiquette.
Requirement 2b: Demonstrate that you understand the definitions of golf terms.
Requirement 2c: Show that you understand the "Rules of Amateur Status."
Requirement 3: Tell about your understanding of the USGA system of handicapping.
Requirement 4: Do the following:
Requirement 4a: Tell about the early history of golf.
Requirement 4b: Describe golf's early years in the United States.
Requirement 4c: Tell about the accomplishments of a top golfer of your choice.
Requirement 5: Discuss with your counselor vocational opportunities related to golf.
Requirement 6: Do the following:
Requirement 6a: Tell how golf can contribute to a healthy lifestyle, mentally and physically.
Requirement 6b: Tell how a golf exercise plan can help you play better. Show two exercises that would help improve your game.
Requirement 7: Show the following:
Requirement 7a: The proper grip, stance, posture, and key fundamentals of a good swing
Requirement 7b: The full wood shot, played from a tee
Requirement 7c: The fairway wood shot
Requirement 7d: The long iron shot
Requirement 7e: The short iron shot
Requirement 7f: The approach, chip-and-run, and pitch shots
Requirement 7g: The sand iron shot, bunker, or heavy rough recovery shots
Requirement 7h: A sound putting stroke
Requirement 8: Play a minimum of two nine-hole rounds or one 18-hole round of golf with another golfer about your age and with your counselor, or an adult approved by your counselor. Do the following:
Requirement 8a: Follow the "Rules of Golf."
Requirement 8b: Practice good golf etiquette.
Requirement 8c: Show respect to fellow golfers, committee, sponsor, and gallery.