Golf professionals, instructors and club managers will use this book to ensure they are providing appropriate fecilities and opportunities for individuals with disabilities, Golfers with disabilities may also use this book to teach themselves how to adapt the game. Provides practical teaching and coaching information, including working with adapted equipment, adapting the environment and adapting play. Covers specific disabilities including cognitive, attentional, visual, hearing and physical impairments, accompanied by the implications for golf instruction. Addresses the specific aspects of enabling a wide variety of individuals with disabilities to play and enjoy the game.
The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) was founded in 1950 to promote women in professional golf and is now the oldest ongoing women's professional sports organisation in the United States. It is the loading women's golf tour in the world and features top International golfers including Annika Sorenstam and England's Laura Davies.
Part I: Making Golf Accessible to All; Chapter 1. Protecting the Rights of All to Play Golf; Chapter 2. Improving Access at Your Facility; Chapter 3. Meeting the Needs in Your Community; Chapter 4. The Value of Golf in the Lives of Individuals with Disabilities; Part II: Learning and Playing with a Disability; Chapter 5. Teaching the Game of Golf; Chapter 6. Playing the Game of Golf; Chapter 7. Creating Safe Learning Environments; Chapter 8. Understanding the Learner: Assessment Related to individuals with Disabilities; Part III: Understanding the Needs of Golfers with Disabilities; Chapter 9. Understanding People with Cognitive impairments and Implications for Golf Instruction; Chapter 10. Understanding People with Attentional impairments and implications for Golf Instruction; Chapter 11. Understanding People with Visual or Hearing impairments and Implications for Golf instruction; Chapter 12. Understanding People with Physical Disabilities and Implications for Golf Instruction; Part IV: Developing a Full-Participation Golf Program; Chapter 13. Adaptive Equipment; Chapter 14. Creating Community-Based Support; Chapter 15. Program Development: Creating a Team; Part V: Resources - Appendices.