Golf Lesson Plan

Instructor: Sharon Linde

Sharon has a Masters of Science in Mathematics

Before hitting the links, teach students about the ins and outs of golf with this lesson plan. Teach the structure of the sport as well as etiquette, rules, and scoring, then apply learning through the analysis of a video clip.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • explain the structure and rules of golf
  • demonstrate understanding of scoring in golf
  • use key vocabulary appropriately


  • 50 minutes


  • Copies of the lesson Golf Rules & Scoring, one for each student
  • Video of a golf game
  • Shared viewing device
  • Set of golf clubs for students to view
  • Scoring sheets
  • Pencils

Key Vocabulary

  • Golf
  • Round
  • Stroke
  • Par
  • Obstruction
  • Hazard

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7.7

Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium's portrayal of the subject (e.g., how the delivery of a speech affects the impact of the words).

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