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: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.
: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.
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::c. Show respect to fellow golfers, committee, sponsor, and gallery.
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Revision as of 15:00, April 24, 2008

Golf merit badge
Status: Elective
Created: 1976
Discontinued: no
BSA Advancement ID:
Requirements revision: 2003
Latest pamphlet revision: 2002

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[[Category:{{{field}}} merit badges]]
This article is about the Merit Badge for Boy Scouts
for the Belt Loop and Pin for Cub Scouts, see Cub Scout Golf



Golf requirements

  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.
  2. Study the USGA Rules of Golf now in use.
    a. Tell about the three categories of golf etiquette.
    b. Show that you know about the definitions of golf terms.
    c. Show that you understand the "Rules of Amateur Status."
  3. Tell about your understanding of the USGA system of handicapping.
  4. Do the following:
    a. Tell about the early history of golf.
    b. Describe its early years in the United States.
    c. Tell about the accomplishments of a top golfer of your choice.
  5. Discuss with your counselor vocational opportunities related to golf.
  6. Do the following:
    a. Tell how golf can contribute to a healthy lifestyle, mentally and physically.
    b. Tell how a golf exercise plan can help you play better. Show two exercises that would improve your game.
  7. Show the following:
    a. The proper grip, stance, posture, and key fundamentals of a good swing.
    b. The full wood shot, played from a tee.
    c. The fairway wood shot.
    d. The long iron shot.
    e. The short iron shot.
    f. The approach, chip-and-run, and pitch shots.
    g. The sand iron shot, bunker, or heavy rough recovery shots.
    h. A sound putting stroke
  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:
    a. Follow the "Rules of Golf".
    b. Practice good golf etiquette.
    c. Show respect to fellow golfers, committee, sponsor, and gallery.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Boy Scout Requirements, 2014 Edition (BSA Supply No. 33216 - SKU# 619576)

The text of these requirements is locked and can only be edited
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Please note any errors found in the above requirements on this article's Talk Page.
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.
2. Study the USGA Rules of Golf now in use.
a. Tell about the three categories of golf etiquette.
b. Show that you know about the definitions of golf terms.
c. Show that you understand the "Rules of Amateur Status."
3. Tell about your understanding of the USGA system of handicapping.
4. Do the following:
a. Tell about the early history of golf.
b. Describe its early years in the United States.
c. Tell about the accomplishments of a top golfer of your choice.
5. Discuss with your counselor vocational opportunities related to golf.
6. Do the following:
a. Tell how golf can contribute to a healthy lifestyle, mentally and physically.
b. Tell how a golf exercise plan can help you play better. Show two exercises that would improve your game.
7. Show the following:
a. The proper grip, stance, posture, and key fundamentals of a good swing.
b. The full wood shot, played from a tee.
c. The fairway wood shot.
d. The long iron shot.
e. The short iron shot.
f. The approach, chip-and-run, and pitch shots.
g. The sand iron shot, bunker, or heavy rough recovery shots.
h. A sound putting stroke
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:
a. Follow the "Rules of Golf".
b. Practice good golf etiquette.
c. Show respect to fellow golfers, committee, sponsor, and gallery.


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