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Resource Center for Ernie Els #GameON Autism™ Golf

Golf Therapy

The Ernie Els #GameON Autism™ Golf program is infused with evidence-based practices for teaching golf to people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Participants learn golf skills while practicing specific autism learning concepts, including communication, emotional regulation, motor, and social skills.

The goal of the program is for participants to achieve their individual golf successes, build confidence and self-esteem, in a fun, welcoming and supportive environment.

 


Learn More About the Ernie Els #GameON Autism Golf Program

Webinar How to Ernie Els #GameON Autism™ Golf

This video gives a comprehensive overview of the curriculum. Learn how golf can help people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), how to teach golf skills to individuals with ASD, and the flow of an Ernie Els #GameON Autism Golf session.

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Video Modeling

Video models are a helpful way to prepare individuals with autism for what they can expect during an experience. This video model demonstrates an Ernie Els #GameON Autism Golf session.

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How to Become an Official Program Provider

Are you passionate about bringing the Ernie Els #GameON Autism Golf Program to your community?  To become an Official Program Provider, you must complete our Official Program Provider online training course on the Leadbetter Golf Academy website.

  1. Create a free account on the Leadbetter Golf Academy website, and simply search for “Els”, and select the first search result to begin the Academy training. The online training includes didactic instruction, video samples, and downloadable materials.
  2.  Once you have completed the course, please e-mail our team for a 30-minute course follow-up call to finalize your OPP status.

For more information and/or to become an Official Program Provider, contact: sports@elsforautism.org

Sneak Peek Video Tutorials for the Ernie Els #GameON Autism Golf Program 

Library for Ernie Els #GameON Autism™ Golf

Available to Official Program Providers worldwide.

Tune into the FORE! Autism Podcast for an Interview with an OPP Provider

List of National and International Official Program Providers

 

Ernie Els #GameON Autism Golf Clinics

Baltimore Country Club

Duke University Golf Club

Harbour Town Golf Links

Liberty National Golf Club