What is a golf coach?
It goes without saying that if a person wants to be a golf coach, they must first understand what a golf coach is. And interestingly, if you ask 100 people in the golf industry to define what a golf coach is, you will have as many answers. Obviously, however, there has to be a clear definition. The World Golf Coaches Alliance defines a golf coach as an individual who helps those who compete at golf. It is the element of competition that separates the golf teaching professional from the professional golf coach.
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Who does a golf coach help?
A golf coach helps:
- High school golf teams
- Collegiate level teams
- Golf club teams or groups who compete
- Individuals who compete in tournaments and on various professional tours
What are a golf coach’s areas of expertise?
A golf coach’s areas of expertise are:
- Golf swing mechanics
- Sports psychology
- Mental aspects of coaching
- Advice on personal development
- Inspiration and motivation