Skill Level Guide

EWGA Portland tries to offer classes at all levels for our members. To assist you in selecting the appropriate class, we have included skills levels in our class descriptions. Below are definitions of the levels.

Golf Clinic Skill Levels

 
All Levels: These are classes that cover topics of general interest to all levels of golfers.

Beginner: Has played on an executive or regulation golf course less than 5 times, has little or no professional golf instruction, is learning basic skills, and has no knowledge about rules or etiquette.

Beginner Plus: Has played on an executive or regulation golf course at least 5 times, has recent professional golf instruction, has limited knowledge of rules and etiquette (they know that the furthest away from the hole hits), and consistently scores in the 60’s for nine holes.

Novice: Has played on an executive or regulation golf course at least 15 times, knows some etiquette and basic rules (when to take a penalty stroke), and usually scores in the high 50’s for nine holes.

Intermediate: Plays regularly and fairly consistently, knows etiquette and common rules, has an established handicap, will play some competitive events, and generally scores in the low 50’s or better for nine holes.

Advanced: Plays regularly and consistently, is proficient in etiquette and rules, has an established handicap, is involved in competitive golf, and generally scores in the 40's for nine holes.

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