Player Development Programming – BREC Golf

Get Golf Ready

What is Get Golf Ready?

Get Golf Ready is designed to teach everything you’ll need to play golf in just a few lessons. PGA Professionals will show you that there are lots of ways to play by combining fun, friends and fitness.

Get Golf Ready is offered for Ages 14 & older and Seniors.

Each session will focus on the various golf skills you will use while playing. In addition to learning the basics, you will be guided onto the golf course to put your skills into action in a casual, friendly setting.

  • The best ways to hold the club and get ready before you take a swing
  • Getting the ball close to the hole — chipping, pitching and other shots from short distances
  • Caring for the course
  • Getting comfortable with the full swing
  • Using your irons to get the ball in the air and onto the green
  • Learning the ‘lingo’, like fairway & rough, tee box & green, divot & bunker, and more
  • Swinging your driver and other ‘big’ clubs to hit the long shots
  • Starting your play from the correct tee markers — use TEE IT FORWARD to have more fun
  • Helpful shortcuts to save time while you play
  • Linking all that you’ve learned to play a few holes
  • Tips for playing in groups, on teams and other fun ways to play
  • Getting you more comfortable on the course and where to drive the cart
  • Review of the rules and keeping score
  • More opportunities for you to come back and play golf

What do These Sessions Entail?

Attendees will get instruction based on their level of development. Instruction will involve lessons in putting, chipping, wedge play, full shots with the irons and driver. Once these lessons are completed, players will then be taken on to the golf course and trained on how to play. It is important that players register for the correct development level, so check the Level Chart to make sure you know where you belong. For those who may fit into GGR 3, 4, or 5, contact Jack Terry and he will advise you on how you can get instruction in these levels. Lastly, it does little to advance your skills if players do not enter in regular games or contests; therefore, we have created Session 4 for you to enter into League Play (modified to fit your level of development). Even if you didn’t take any Get Golf Ready instruction this Winter & Spring, but have in the past, then you are invited to participate in Session 4 play. When you take instruction, and participate in the League play, you will develop somewhat. We make the effort to teach, within these clinics, basic instruction and drills on how and what to practice in order to improve. However, it is critical that the player practice and play regularly following Get Golf Ready programming. As a result, if you schedule time to do all these necessary steps in your development, you will find greater enjoyment and recreational benefits in the total process.

Where do you fit in regarding your level of development?

Levels of Development Which GGR Session to attend Basic Descriptions
Newcomer Get Golf Ready 1.0 • Brand new to the game; no instruction
• Would like to learn and begin playing recreationally or on a more regular basis
Beginner Get Golf Ready 1.0 • Introduced to the game and in need of basic instruction
• Needs assistance getting the ball up into the air and going in a straight line
• Have played at least 8 rounds of golf
• Unaware of all the rules; general idea how the game is to be played
Candidate Get Golf Ready 2.0 • Attempting to play on a more regular basis
• Still limited in the rules and etiquette, as well as aspects of pace of play
• Played approximately 12 rounds, but plan to play more often
• Struggling to get the ball up into the air, but can advance it to a certain degree
• Score per 9 holes ranges between 56-60
Player Get Golf Ready 2.0 • Knows the basic rules and proper etiquette
• Able to maintain a steady pace of play; becoming a bit more adept but lacking real consistency
• Played 24+ rounds and generally score in the 50s for 9 holes
Core Get Golf Ready 3.0 • Plays golf on a regular basis
• Able to maintain a steady pace of play, and generally able to get off the tee box close enough to hit a green in regulation
• Played an average 24 rounds per year; struggles with consistency, some shots (or clubs) are too difficult to hit
• Willing to play in team events/tournaments
• 9-hole score ranges from 45-55; possess the ability to improve
Competitive Contact Pro • Plays on a regular basis, good pace of play, thorough knowledge of etiquette and the rules of the game
• Plays about 30-40 rounds annually
• Able to shape shots and scramble effectively around the green
• Plays competitively in local games, leagues, and/or tournaments; may have an established handicap
• Scores range in the 35-45 for 9 holes
Highly Competitive Contact Pro • Able to hit drives over 240 yards; proficient putter
• Hit better than 50% of the greens in regulation
• Can manage scores in the 30s on a regular basis
• Thorough understanding of the rules and pace of play
• Seeks to play in tournaments and competitive games on a regular basis

 Pricing/Registration

Golfers may sign up for a full series of clinics called a session. Each session is $75 for Seniors ages 55 and older. Regular Get Golf Ready 1.0 & 2.0 for ages 14 and older are $85; Get Golf Ready 3.0 are $95

Participants can pre-register by emailing Jack Terry at jterry@brec.org. Once pre-registered, full payment will be made the first day of the clinic in the Pro Shop of the golf course. Payment can be made by Credit Card, Check, or Cash. 

Sessions are expected to fill up quickly, therefore, please register on-line or via email.

Get Golf Ready Ages 14+

Spring 2019 Schedule

Get Golf Ready 1.0 – Session 1: 4 Lessons (6 hours)

Date Time Location Lesson Content
March 8 5-6:30 pm Santa Maria Short Game
March 11 5:30-7 pm Webb Putting
March 15 5:30-7 pm Santa Maria Full Swing
March 18 5-7 pm City Park On-Course Training

Get Golf Ready 2.0 – Session 2: 3 Lessons (6 hours)

Date Time Location Lesson Content
March 9 9-11 am Santa Maria Putting + Short Game
March 16 9-11 am Santa Maria Short Game + Full Swing
March 22 5-7 pm City Park On-Course Training

Get Golf Ready 3.0 – Sessions 3: 3 Lessons (6 hours)

Date Time Location Lesson Content
March 23 9-11 am Santa Maria Putting + Short Game
March 25 5:30-7:30 pm Santa Maria Full Swing Analysis
March 29 5:30-7:30 pm Santa Maria Full Swing + Driver

Get Golf Ready 1.0 –  Session4: 4 Lessons (6 hours)

Date Time Location Lesson Content
April 1 5:30-7:30 pm Santa Maria Putting
April 2 5:30-7:30 pm City Park Short Game
April 4 5:30-7:30 pm Santa Maria Full Swing
April 5 5:30-7:30 pm City Park On-Course Training

Get Golf Ready 2.0 –  Session 5: 3 Lessons (6 hours)

Date Time Location Lesson Content
April 22 5:30-7:30 pm Santa Maria Putting + Short Game
April 29 5:30-7:30 pm Santa Maria Short Game + Full Swing
May 6 5:30-7:30 pm Webb On-Course Training

Get Golf Ready 3.0 –  Session 6: 3 Lessons (6 hours)

Date Time Location Lesson Content
April 23 5:30-7:30 pm Santa Maria Putting + Short Game
April 30 5:30-7:30 pm Santa Maria Full Swing Analysis
May 3 5:30-7:30 pm Santa Maria Full Swing + Driver

Senior Get Golf Ready

What is Get Golf Ready for Seniors?

This instructional program is for Senior ages 55 and above that fall into categories of Newcomer, Beginner, Candidate, or Player Level golfers. See chart above to find out where you fit. Once you determine your level of development, sign up for a given session(s) by emailing Jack Terry at jterry@brec.org. Each session will be limited to 7 attendees. If you register at a golf course, you must quickly email Jack Terry at jterry@brec.org with your name and receipt number. Regarding Session 4, this is for anyone that has attended a Get Golf Ready session and now wish to become involved in an introduction to League Play; players will pay this fee at the golf course Pro Shop on the day of the event.

Spring 2019 Schedule

 

Get Golf Ready 1.0 – Session 1: 4 Lessons

Date Time Location Lesson Content
Feb. 26 9:30-11 am City Park Putting + Short Game
Feb. 28 9:30-11 am Webb Short Game + Full Swing
March 7 9:30-11 am Santa Maria Swing + Driver
March 12 9:30-11:30 am City Park On-Course

Get Golf Ready 2.0 – Sessions 2: 4 Lessons

This sessions is full as of 2/16/19

Date Time Location Lesson Content
March 14 9:30-11 am Santa Maria Putting + Short Game
March 19 9:30-11 am Webb Short Game + Full Swing
March 21 9:30-11 am Santa Maria Swing + Driver
March 26 9:30-11:30 am City Park On-Course Play

Get Golf Ready 1.0 – Sessions 3: 4 Lessons

Date Time Location Lesson Content
March 28 9:30-11 am Santa Maria Putting + Short Game
April 2 9:30-11 am Webb Short Game + Full Swing
April 4 9:30-11 am Santa Maria Swing + Driver
April 5 9:30-11:30 am City Park On-Course Play

Senior Get Golf Ready League: 4 Lessons – 9 hole Play Days

Date Time Location Lesson Content
April 8 9:30-11 am City 4 Player Scramble [$20]
April 9 10 am-noon Santa Maria 2 Player Scramble [$30]
April 11 9:30-11:30 am Webb 4 Player Scramble [$25]
April 16 9:30-11:30 am Dumas 2 Player Alternate Shot [$20]

Instructor: Jack Terry, Class A PGA Professional.

  • PGA Member for over 22 years
  • Has taught over 700 clinics
  • Has conducted over 24 junior golf camps
  • Played College Golf for University of New Orleans’ National Championship team
  • Won various Amateur events
  • Played Professionally for two years
  • Has been with BREC 19 years