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PGM 255 Swing Concepts Of Teaching: Comparative swing philosophies ...


Requirements: Choose 5 different Golf Swing Philosophies to compare/contrast. Legitimate research with at least 5 but no more than 10 sources must be used. For example, a book authored by the instructor would be a legitimate resource. A journal article/Golf Magazine article is a legitimate resource. Wikipedia is not.

Length is up to the student.


·         Introduction covering the 5 philosophies you will be discussing and a broad comment on what the philosophies of these teachers are.

·         Discussion of exactly what the philosophy of this particular instructor is.

·         Compare/contrast: What is the same? What is different? What do you like about each instructor's philosophy? What do you not like?

·         Conclusion: What have you learned that you did not know before? What will you incorporate into your teaching? Which of the 5 instructors would you want to see a seminar or gain further education from?

·         APA Format is required: This paper should have between 5 and 10 sources that the professor can cross reference throughout your paper.



This assignment lends itself to finding "books on the subject" ...


1. Look-up your golfer as an author of books and articles about the golf swing. Refine results with subject term and keyword searches. Note dates of books and articles to evaluate 'changes over time.'

2. OneSearch terms such as leadbetter golf swing philosophy. Refine by Content Type (e.g. exclude newspaper articles)

3. Read to discover additional search terms such as "leadbetter method" (inclosing in double quotes searches for the exact phrase)