Skills Advancement Classes

Our Skills Advancement Classes are unique to FTSV and are offered for Par levels and above. They are designed to help golf skill progression. We encourage participants to take both a skills advancement and mandatory certifying class to maximize their golf and life skills development.

Class Definitions

Golf Rounds

  • No direct instruction or supervision
  • Play 9- or 18-hole rounds of golf
  • Use all 8 rounds towards the external scorecard requirements (due week 7)
  • Develop interpersonal and self-management skills by playing with other participants

Golf Play

  • Instruction and supervision
  • Combine practice methods and play on the golf course
  • Explore course management strategies, mental & physical routines, etiquette, and rules
  • Play 9-holes and 4 of the rounds can be used towards the external scorecard requirements


  • Instruction and supervision
  • Explore how science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) develop and improve golf techniques and on-course strategies
  • Learn a problem-solving framework which fosters critical thinking and a deeper understanding of golf