Learn to Golf Clinic

Date: 
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 8:30am-3:00pm (ended)
Event Location: 
Wedgewood Golf Course, 4875 Limeport Pike, Coopersburg, PA 18036

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33rd Annual NAGA First Swing Seminar and Learn to Golf Clinic
A clinic for individuals with disabilities, therapists and golf professionals

Registration still open!

The first of its kind in the United States, the NAGA First Swing Seminar and Learn to Golf Clinic is celebrating its 32nd year of providing professional golf instruction to people with disabilities and therapists. This free program will teach individuals with disabilities the basics of golf as well as teach therapists and golf professionals how to instruct people in adaptive golf techniques. If you have always wanted to take a swing at the game of golf, join other therapists and individuals with disabilities from the community at our Learn to Golf Clinic.

 

This hands-on clinic will:
• Introduce and review basic golf techniques to improve functional skills, such as range of motion and balance.
• Provide an opportunity to experience the Single Rider Golf Cart with a swivel seat to allow people with disabilities access to golf from a sitting or standing position with support from the cart.
• Introduce special equipment, such as adaptive golf clubs and accessories.

 

PROGRAM AGENDA
Morning Session
First Swing Seminar -For Therapists and Golf Pros ONLY
8:30 to 11 a.m.
Classroom discussion covering the basic techniques of golf, including rules andspecial equipment. Therapists will experiencesome of the challenges individuals with disabilities must overcome to play the game.

Learn to Golf Clinic- For Golfers and Therapists
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Therapists will teach golf to people with disabilities under the direction of “Learn to Golf” instructors consisting of local golf professionals and Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network staff members.

Complimentary Lunch
12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Afternoon Session
Continue with Learn to Golf Clinic
1:30 to 3 p.m.

Bring a friend or colleague and your golf clubs, and come join us for a day of instruction and fun!

 

Your Instructors
Adam Benza
  • Hellertown, PA
  • Co-Founder-"Moving Foreward"
  • Professional Golf Management- Penn State University
  • 3 time Eastern Regional Amputee
  • Golf Champion
Kenny Bontz
  • Farmingdale, NJ
  • Co-Founder-"Moving Foreward"
  • 2014 National Amputee Golf Champion
  • 5 Time Eastern Regional Amputee Champion
Bob Buck
  • Bethlehem, PA
  • Executive Director
  • Eastern Amputee Golf Association
Tom Wilson
  • Emmaus, PA
  • Wedgewood Golf

 

To register, contact Linda Bollinger at lbollinger@gsrh.org or 610-776-3588.
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