Certification

  1. The person must be at least 18 years of age and must submit proof of age along with the entry form. The applicant shall be of sound mind and should not have been convicted by a court of law of any criminal offence or that of moral turpitude.
  2. The NGAI shall withdraw accreditation / classification of an individual if it is found that he/she was not eligible or has knowingly given false information.
  3. It is recommended that the individual knows how to read and write English in view of the examinations that they would have to appear for in future.
  4. In case a professional wants to sit for re-test, he/she needs to write to ngai@indiangolfunion.org requesting the same. In case the NGAI committee finds the appeal genuine, a re-test shall be done at a fee of INR 20,000/-. In the re-test, at least one of the Teaching Staff who conducted the initial course & test, shall be on the panel.

Playing Ability Test

  1. PAT shall be taken as the scores of the first two rounds of an IGU Categorised Amateur / Ladies tournament other than the All India Amateur.
  2. Attendees wanting to give a PAT are to send application by email to Director General, Indian Golf Union at dg@indiangolfunion.org and pay the entry fee at the venue to the IGU Tournament Director. Applicants do not have to play the qualifier event.
  3. All PAT attendees will play off the same tees as all other players.
  4. Passing score for two days is 14 over for under 50 years of age and 20 over for Seniors above 50.
  5. PAT will also be organised by NGAI and the dates shall be announced on NGAI website.
  6. Result of PAT is valid for 18 months.
  1. International Tour Players: Indian and Foreign Golf Playing Professionals who have held a Tour Card for 5 years or more on the Men’s Asian, Australian, European, Japanese or US Tours are exempt from the Playing Ability Test (PAT). They are eligible to directly register and attend the annual Category “B” Certification Course and take the exam. If the exam is successfully cleared they will be certified as a Category “B” Teaching Professional else they will be classified as a Category ‘C’ Teaching Professional.
  2. Indian and Foreign Golf Playing Professionals who have held an Indian Men’s Tour card for 5 years or more are exempt from the Playing Ability Test (PAT). They are eligible to directly register and attend the annual Category “C” Certification Course and take the exam. If the exam is successfully cleared they will be certified as a Category “C” Teaching Professional, else they will be classified as a Category “D” Teaching Professional.
  3. The Indian Men’s Tour players and the top 50% of the money earners list in the Indian Women’s Tour are exempt from the Playing Ability Test (PAT). They are eligible to directly register and attend the apprenticeship course with NGAI Teaching Staff, Assistant Teaching Staff & Technical Staff and then do the Category ‘D’ Course and take the exam. If the exam is successfully cleared they will be certified as a Category ‘D’ Teaching Professional, else they will not be classified.
  4. Foreign Teaching Professionals: Foreign Teaching Golf Professionals must apply in writing and receive permission to teach golf in India. They must be members of a PGA training programme which is recognised by the PGA of Europe or members of a recognised PGA with a similar training programme.
  5. Special Cases (e.g. Amateur players who have represented India, Arjuna Awardees, etc.) The NGAI will review each case on its individual merits. All individuals wanting to apply for special dispensation or consideration must submit their case in writing to the Managing Committee at least eight weeks prior to the candidate appearing for the relevant course, stating clearly their reasons for application under this exemption. Amateurs applying under this category will be given an exemption from the Playing Ability Test (PAT) only. The NGAI reserves the right to reject any application without assigning any reason.

D COURSE

CATEGORY D COURSE – SCHEDULE
Time Description
DAY 1
8 – 9.45am Ball Flight
9.45 – 10.15am Break
10.15am – 12noon Ball Flight
12 – 1.30pm Lunch
1.30 – 2.30pm Pre Swing Principles
2.30 – 3pm Break
3 – 4pm Pre Swing Principles

 

DAY 2
8 – 9.45am Giving A Lesson With Ball Flight & Pre Swing
9.45 – 10.15am Break
10.15am – 12noon Ballistics
12 – 1.30pm Lunch
1.30 – 2.30pm Basic Club Fitting
2.30 – 3pm Break
3 – 4pm Giving A Lesson With Ball Flight & Pre Swing

 

DAY 3
8 – 9.45am Mind In Golf (Basic Intro)
9.45 – 10.15am Break
10.15am – 12noon Rules Of Golf
12 – 1.30pm Lunch
1.30 – 2.30pm Giving A Lesson With Ball Flight & Pre Swing
2.30 – 3pm Break
3 – 4pm Teaching Juniors

 

DAY 4
8 – 9.45am Golf Fitness/Building Champions
9.45 – 10.15am Break
10.15am – 12noon Putting
12 – 1.30pm Lunch
1.30 – 2.30pm Short Game
2.30 – 3pm Break
3 – 4pm Short Game

 

DAY 5
8 – 9.45am Ball Flight
9.45 – 10.15am Break
10.15am – 12noon Pre Swing
12 – 1.30pm Lunch
1.30 – 2.30pm Practical Exam
2.30 – 3pm Break
3 – 4pm Practical Exam

 

DAY 6
9 – 11am Revision
11 – 11.30am Break
11.30am – 1pm Written Exam
1 – 1.30pm Q & A

D to C COURSE

D TO C COURSE – SCHEDULE
Time Description Remark
DAY 1 – MONDAY
9-11am Essentials of a Good Instructor & How to Teach Teaching Staff
11-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1pm Ball Flight Laws Teaching Staff
1-2pm Lunch  
2-3.30pm Ball Flight Laws Teaching Staff
3.30-4pm Break  
4-5pm Application of Ball Flight Laws Teaching Staff

 

DAY 2 – TUESDAY
9-11am Application of Ball Flight Laws Teaching Staff
11-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1pm The Basics – Grip/Setup Discussion Teaching Staff
1-2pm Lunch  
2-3.30pm Long Game – Practical Teaching Staff
3.30-4pm Break  
4-5pm Review of Day 1 & 2 Teaching Staff

 

DAY 3 – WEDNESDAY
9-11am The Full Swing Teaching Staff
11-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1pm The Full Swing – Video Analysis Teaching Staff
1-2pm Lunch  
2-3.30pm Practical – How to Teach Teaching Staff
3.30-4pm Break  
4-5pm The Short Game – Putting Teaching Staff

 

DAY 4 – THURSDAY
9-11am The Short Game – Chipping, Pitching & Bunkers Teaching Staff
11-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1pm Practical – Short Game Teaching Staff
1-2pm Lunch  
2-3.30pm Practical – How to Teach Teaching Staff
3.30-4pm Break  
4-5pm Junior Golf Teaching Staff

 

DAY 5 – FRIDAY
9-11am Review – Short Game & Play from Different Lies Teaching Staff
11-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1pm Introduction to Club Fitting Teaching Staff
1-2pm Lunch  
2-3.30pm Question Hour Teaching Staff
3.30-4pm Break  
4-5pm Review of Course/In Class Evaluations Teaching Staff

 

DAY 6 – SATURDAY
9-11am Theory Examination Teaching Staff
11-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1pm Review / Q & A Teaching Staff

C to B COURSE

C TO B COURSE – SCHEDULE
Time Description
DAY 1 – MONDAY
9.00-9.30am Completion of Registration Formalities
9.30-11.00am Chapter 1-The role of the Golf Instructor/Coach
11.00-11.30am Break
11.30-1.00pm Chapter 2-Principles and Preferences-A Model for Swing Analysis
1.00-2.00pm Lunch
2-3.30pm Practical Session Reinforcing Chapter 1 and 2
3.30-4.00pm Break
4.00-5.00pm The Basic Fundamentals

 

DAY 2 – TUESDAY
9.00-10.30am Chapter 3 the Full Swing Principles
10.30-11.00am Break
11.00am-12.00 Noon Chapter 6 Special Shots and Unusual Conditions
12.00-1.00pm Indoor Presentation
1.00-2.00pm Lunch
2.00-3.30pm Practical Session Reinforcing Chapter 3 and 6
3.30-4.00pm Break
4.00-5.00pm Practical Session on Short Game (Chapter 5)

 

DAY 3 – WEDNESDAY
9.00-10.30am Chapter 7 Equipment
10.30-11.00am Break
10.30am-1pm Clubfitting
11.00-12.00 Noon Chapter 8 Physical Assessment of a Golfer
12.00-1.00pm Watch a Video/Short Game/Putting
1.00-2.00pm Lunch
2.00-3.30pm Practical Session Testing for Practicals
3.30-4.00pm Break
4.00-5.00pm Practical Session on Short Game/Putting Q&A (Chapter 5)

 

DAY 4 – THURSDAY
9.00am-1.00pm Trackman Presentation by Romit Bose
1.00-2.00pm Lunch
2.00-3.30pm Practical Exam/Assessment
3.30-4.00pm Break
4.00-5.00pm Practical Exam/Assessment

 

DAY 5 – FRIDAY
9.00-10.30am Chapter 9 The Mental Side of Golf
10.30-11.00am Break
11.00am-12.00 Noon Chaper 10 Coaching Juniors
12.00-1.00pm Indoor Video Presentation
1.00-2.00pm Lunch
2.00-3.30pm Practical Exam/Assessment
3.30-4.00pm Break
4.00-5.00pm Practical Session Q&A (Chapter 5)

 

DAY 6 – SATURDAY
9.00-10.00am Review Feedback and Closing
10.00-10.30am Break
10.30-11.00am Theory Exam for those eligible, Others can depart

B to A COURSE

B TO A COURSE – SCHEDULE
Time Description Remark
DAY 1 – MONDAY
9.00-11.00am Introduction To Course / A Class instructor Teaching Staff
11.00-11.30am Submission Of Presentation / Break  
11.30am-1.00pm The Basics – Grip / Aim / Setup – Discussion NGAI Manual
1.00-2.00pm Lunch  
2.00-3.30pm Swing Basics – Rules Vs Preference NGAI Manual
3.30-4.00pm Break  
4.00-5.00pm Ball Flight Laws NGAI Manual

 

DAY 2 – TUESDAY
9.00-11.00am Presentation 1 Attendee
11.00-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1.00pm Presentation 2 Attendee
1.00-2.00pm Lunch  
2.00-3.30pm Short Game 1 NGAI Manual
3.30-4.00pm Break  
4.00-5.00pm Short Game 2 NGAI Manual

 

DAY 3 – WEDNESDAY
9.00-11.00am Presentation 3 Attendee
11.00-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1.00pm Presentation 4 Attendee
1.00-2.00pm Lunch  
2.00-3.30pm Long Game – Practical Outdoor
3.30-4.00pm Break  
4.00-5.00pm Case Study / NGAI DVD / Trackman / K Vest Teaching Staff

 

DAY 4 – THURSDAY
9.00-11.00am Presentation 5 Attendee
11.00-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1.00pm Presentation 6 Attendee
1.00-2.00pm Lunch  
2.00-3.30pm Long Game – Practical Outdoor
3.30-4.00pm Break  
4.00-5.00pm Short Game Practical Outdoor

 

DAY 5 – FRIDAY
9.00-11.00am Long Game – Practical Outdoor
11.00-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1.00pm Short Game Practical Outdoor
1.00-2.00pm Lunch  
2.00-3.30pm Question Hour Teaching Staff
3.30-4.00pm Break  
4.00-5.00pm Review Of Course / In Class Evaluations Teaching Staff

 

DAY 6- SATURDAY
9.00-11.00am Theory Examination Teaching Staff
11.00-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1pm Answers And Evaluations Teaching Staff

REFRESHER COURSE

REFRESHER COURSE – 2017

 

REFRESHER COURSE ATTENDEES 2017
S. No. NAME COURSE YEAR VENUE
1 RAFICK ALI MOLLAH East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
2 ARIF ALI MOLLAH East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
3 TARAK ROY East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
4 MINTU BANIK East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
5 RAJU ALI MOLLAH East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
6 ANWAR ALI East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
7 ASGAR ALI East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
8 RAJU GHOSH East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
9 SK PATAL East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
10 NUR HOSSAIN SARDAR East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
11 REENA SINGH East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
12 NABIN MANDAL East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
13 AKBAR ALI East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
14 SOMNATH ROY East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
15 SK HASEM East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
16 YUSUF ALI East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
17 MD. KHOKAN East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
18 MONTU SARKAR East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
19 ANIL SAMANTA East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
20 SUDARSHAN SARKAR East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
21 SK MANNAN East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
22 AJIT DAS East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
23 GOLAM ALI MOLLAH East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
24 BINOD PANDEY East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
25 MADAN PANDEY East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
26 SWAPAN TUNG East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
27 REJWAN ALI MOLLAH East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
28 SHASHI RAJ SINHA East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
29 SANKAR LAL East Zone Refresher Course 2017 Tolly Airtel Golf Center
30 JEETU CHAVANDAKE West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
31 SACHIN NIGADE West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
32 GURKI SHERGILL West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
33 AJAY GAIKWAD West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
34 CHANDER RAJU MISTRY West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
35 GANESH RAJU MISTRY West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
36 GAUTAM KANDIBA GAIKWAD West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
37 UMESH ARJUN ANGRE West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
38 MANOHAR RATAN DHANGADE West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
39 DILIP KESHAV MORE West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
40 MURUGAN P West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
41 MAHESH A RASHINKAR West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
42 NIKHIL D KUMAR West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
43 AJAY SHASHIKANT CONTROLLU West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
44 SUNIL GALPADE West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
45 PRAVIN J PATHARE West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
46 SAMEER M SHAIK West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
47 RAJU SHINDE West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
48 MITA GOWANDE West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
49 AJAY A CHITLEKAR West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
50 MAHENDRA DATTATRYA BAMNE West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
51 BAPU S SHAHANE West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
52 MANOHAR DIKE West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
53 MAGAN SUBARAO West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
54 SIMON DENNIS West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
55 MD LATIF ANSARI West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
56 RAJEEV N DATAR West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
57 ANWAR SHEIKH West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
58 ROHAN MANHAS West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
59 YASHWANT BAMNE West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
60 PRASHANT DHUMAL West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
61 PRAVIN R DHUMAL West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
62 BHARAT T KHARAT West Zone Refresher Course 2017 Oxford Golf Resorts
63 AFROZ PASHA South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
64 AJAS South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
65 AKBAR PASHA South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
66 ANAND M South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
67 ANIL N South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
68 ANJAN KUMAR South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
69 AROKIANATHAN F South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
70 ASHOK S South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
71 T ASHOK South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
72 BILLA NAGARAJU South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
73 J BABU South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
74 BABU S South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
75 B BAKSHU South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
76 BAMBY RANDHAWA South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
77 C ARUL South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
78 C ILAYARAJA South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
79 C KUMAR South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
80 C MADESH South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
81 C PUTTARAJ South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
82 F LAWRANCE South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
83 GANISETTY DURGA PRASAD South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
84 MANOHARAN G South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
85 GEORGE PUSHPARAJ South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
86 DARGU PALLY GIRI South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
87 GOPI S South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
88 HARISH S H South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
89 I VIKAS South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
90 J SHIVAKUMAR South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
91 JAYARAJ K South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
92 S JOHN ROYAN South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
93 K MADESH South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
94 KARUN JACOB South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
95 L GOPI South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
96 MANJU BH South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
97 MANJUNATH N South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
98 MANJUNATH R South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
99 S MARTIN South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
100 MOHAMMAD ARIF South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
101 MUTHU S South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
102 NIKKI PONAPPA South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
103 KUMAR P South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
104 P MURUGAN South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
105 R MUTHU South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
106 R SARVANAN South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
107 RAJESH KUMAR South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
108 RAJU YK South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
109 RAKESH South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
110 RANI SONTI South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
111 RK RAJ South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
112 ROOVESH S South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
113 ROYAPPAN PREM KUMAR South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
114 SHAIK SYED KASIM South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
115 SHANKAR K South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
116 VALLEBOINA SHYAM SUNDAR RAO South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
117 SRIDHAR S South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
118 M SRIKANTA South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
119 SRINIVAS G South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
120 SRINIVAS N South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
121 SRINIVAS R South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
122 SWAMINATHAN MS South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
123 SWAMY SATISH KUMAR South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
124 THYAGARAJ S South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
125 VINOD KS South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
126 SANDEEP SYAL South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
127 M DHAN SINGH South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
128 VIVEK VS South Zone Refresher Course 2017 Karnataka Golf Association
129 SWADHIN K PATEL NGAI D Category Course 2017 DLF Golf Academy
130 PRIYA PURI NGAI B to A Category Course 2017 DLF Golf Academy
131 BHARAT SINGH RAJAWAT NGAI B to A Category Course 2017 DLF Golf Academy
132 GAGAN DEEP GHOTRA NGAI B to A Category Course 2017 DLF Golf Academy
133 SARVAR HUSSAIN NGAI C to B Category Course 2017 NGAI, Chandigarh
134 PAL SINGH NGAI D to C Category Course 2017 NGAI, Chandigarh
135 VARUN SAHAY NGAI D to C Category Course 2017 NGAI, Chandigarh
136 RAJINDER NGAI D to C Category Course 2017 NGAI, Chandigarh
137 PREETINDER KAUR NGAI D to C Category Course 2017 NGAI, Chandigarh
138 Navjosh Singh NGAI North Zone Refresher Course 2017 DLF Golf Academy, Chandigarh
139 WILLIAM TONY NGAI North Zone Refresher Course 2017 DLF Golf Academy, Chandigarh
140 MANINDER SINGH SEKHON NGAI North Zone Refresher Course 2017 DLF Golf Academy, Chandigarh
141 SK DELWAR NGAI North Zone Refresher Course 2017 DLF Golf Academy, Chandigarh
142 SHAHID ALI KHAN NGAI North Zone Refresher Course 2017 DLF Golf Academy, Chandigarh
143 SAANIYA SHARMA NGAI North Zone Refresher Course 2017 DLF Golf Academy, Chandigarh
144 SHIVAM KHANNA NGAI North Zone Refresher Course 2017 DLF Golf Academy, Chandigarh
145 AMIT KUMAR NGAI North Zone Refresher Course 2017 DLF Golf Academy, Chandigarh
146 ARJUN SINGH BARTWAL NGAI North Zone Refresher Course 2017 DLF Golf Academy, Chandigarh
147 AMIT RAWAL NGAI North Zone Refresher Course 2017 DLF Golf Academy, Chandigarh
148 SREEKANTH NAGARAJ NGAI North Zone Refresher Course 2017 DLF Golf Academy, Chandigarh

 

PAT

Playing Ability Test – PAT

  1. PAT will be taken as the scores of the first two rounds of an IGU Categorised Amateur / Ladies tournament other than the All India Amateur.
  2. Attendees wanting to give a PAT are to send an application by email to Director General, Indian Golf Union at dg@indiangolfunion.org and pay the entry fee at the venue to the IGU Tournament Director. Applicants do not have to play the qualifier event.
  3. All PAT attendees will play off the same tees as all other players.
  4. Passing score for two days is 14 over for under 50 years of age and 20 over for Seniors above 50.
  5. PAT shall also be organised by NGAI and the dates shall be announced through NGAI Website

A) A professional can attend an NGAI Certification Course after he/she sends the details for the Refresher Course attended since his/her last course or in the current calendar year. In case a professional has not done a Refresher Course after the last course attended or in the calendar year, they will not be allowed to attend the course.

1. Playing Ability Test – PAT

  • PAT will be taken as the scores of the first two rounds of an IGU Categorised Amateur / Ladies tournament other than the All India Amateur.
  • Attendees wanting to give a PAT are to send application by email to Director General, Indian Golf Union at dg@indiangolfunion.org or Secretary & Director Golf Operations at ajay.singh@indiangolfunion.org and pay the entry fee at the venue to the IGU Tournament Director.
  • All PAT attendees will play off the same tees as all other players.
  • Passing score for two days is 14 over for under 50 years of age and 20 over for Seniors above 50.
  • PAT shall also be organised by NGAI and the dates shall be announced through NGAI Website.
  • Result of PAT is valid for 18 months

2. Category D Course

  • Eligibility – A professional wishing to join NGAI shall attend the D Course and give the theory examination only. Thereafter a PAT needs to be cleared. He/She must then attach to a mentor who will be a NGAI Teaching Staff, Technical Staff, Assistant Teaching Staff for a period of 4 days where he/she shall observe and learn how practical lessons are done. A fee of Rs. 12000/- shall be payable to NGAI for the same.
  • Exam – 100% theory with 50% pass mark to obtain a category certification.
  • Amateurs are allowed to attend the course but are not eligible to give the examination.

3. Category C Course

  • Eligibility – Category D Certificate
  • D Category Coaches must gain at least one year`s experience and must attend one zonal Refresher Course during that period prior to attending a C Category course
  • Exam – 50% theory and 50% practical with a pass mark of 60% in each to obtain a Category C Certification

4. Category B Course

  • Eligibility – C Category coaches must gain at least 2 years experience in C Category and msut attend one zonal refresher course in each year during that period prior to attending a B Category course
  • Exam – 40% theory and 60% practical with a pass mark of 70% in each to obtain a Category B Certification.

5. Category A Course

  • Eligibility – B Category Coaches must gain at least 2 years experience in B Category and must attend one A Certification Course at NGAI during that period prior to attending an A Category course
  • Presentation – The examinee has to do a 45 minutes presentation with a minimum of 30 slides on any one of the subjects as listed on the NGAI website. It is compulsory to present in the first year of attending the B to A Course. The candidate shall have the option of presenting or not when he/she attends it for the second time and appears for the B to A examination.
  • Exam – 20% Theory and 80% Practical (30 marks for presentation, 30 marks practical and 20 marks classroom knowledge, interaction and discipline)
  • Pass Mark of 80% overall to obtain Category A Certification.

6. Refresher Courses

  1. There shall be Zonal Refresher Course and National Refresher Courses from 2016 onwards.
  2. All A Category professionals shall need to attend one National Refrehser Course every two year. There shall be two National Refreshers held every year.
  3. All B / C / D / Category professionals can attend Zonal or National Refresher Courses every year.
  4. A professional who has not attended a refresher course for one year can do so in the next year but is required to pay a fine of INR 5000/- in addition to the fee of the refresher course.
  5. A professional who has not attended a refresher course for two years or more shall lose his status and Teaching License. He can become active again by attending the course of his current level but does not need to give the examination.
  6. Attending a global seminar like PGA Teaching Summit / PGA Europe Teaching Summit shall be treated as a refresher course. Any professional wanting to count the same as a Refresher Course must write to NGAI in advance.
  7. There will be four Zonal Refresher Courses every year.
  • North Zone Refresher Course – To Be Announced. Please send entry by email to ngai@indiangolfunion.org
  • East Zone Refresher Course – To Be Announced. Please send entry by mail to ngai@indiangolfunion.org
  • South Zone Refresher Course – To Be Announced. Please send entry by mail to ngai@indiangolfunion.org
  • West Zone Refresher Course – To Be Announced. Please send entry by mail to ngai@indiangolfunion.org

*A Professional who has not attended a refresher course for one year can do so in the next year but is required to pay a fine of Rs. 5,000/- in addition to the fee of the refresher course. A Professional who has not attended a refresher course for two years or more will lose his status and Teaching License. He/She can become active again by attending the course of his/her current level for which the course fee is Rs. 5750/- but does not need to give the examination. 

Cat B to A
(Topics for Presentation)

1. Junior Golf Development
2. Faults and Fixes
3. Bio – Mechanics
4. Putting
5. The Short Game
6. Club Fitting
7. The Swing Plane
8. Fitness for Golf
9. Mental Aspects for Golf
10. Laws Vs Preferences applicable to the Golf Swing
11. Use of Video Camera and Analysis Software

NOTE: Presentation is to be handed over to teaching staff at the start of the B to A Program

Guidelines for B to A Category Course

  1. All presentations are to be submitted to Teaching Staff on the morning of Day 1 of the course
  2. Teaching Staff shall ask one or two attendees to present on each day of the course
  3. An attendee may present either while attending the refresher B to A or while he / she attend the course the second time and is eligible to sit the exam. The higher marks out of the two shall be counted towards the final evaluation
  4. The topics for presentation are listed on the NGAI website
  5. Each presentation must be of minimum 30 slides and the presenter shall present to the Teaching Staff and other attendees for 45 minutes
  6. The presentation must be an original work of the presenter and all sources of reference used in making the presentation must be duly acknowledged
  7. The presenter has to defend his presentation from any questions that the Teaching Staff or any of the attendees may ask
  8. The total marks of the course are 100 and an attendee must get 80% to pass and become an A Certified Teaching Professional
  9. The break-up of the marks is as follows:• Presentation – 30 Marks
    • Practical sessions and evaluations – 30 marks
    • In classroom knowledge / interaction / turnout / discipline – 20 marks
    • Theory exam – 20 marks
    • Total 100 marks
  10. Practical assessments shall be ongoing throughout the week and attendees shall be assessed on quality of evaluation of problem and solutions given
  11. The theory exam is of 90 minutes and shall have 20 marks
  12. The theory exam shall be held on the morning of the last day of the course
  13. The attendees who are doing a B to A refresher and are not eligible to give the exam may leave after the end of day session on the second last day of the course