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Resource Center for Ernie Els #GameON Autism ™ Golf

The Ernie Els #GameON Autism Golf Program is specially designed so that participants learn efficiently and practice effectively to achieve their individual golf successes.  Infused with evidence-based practices for teaching golf to people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Ernie Els #GameON Autism Golf is designed to build self-esteem and confidence in a fun, welcoming and supportive environment; encouraging participants to learn golf skills while practicing specific autism learning concepts including communication, emotional regulation, motor and social skills.

Library for Ernie Els #GameON Autism™ Golf
Available to Official Program Providers (in the U.S.) only

Webinar How to Ernie Els #GameON Autism™ Golf
By Jen Hong, Golf Challenge Development Manager, Els for Autism Foundation

Webinar Autism 101
By Dr. Marlene Sotelo, Chief Operating Officer, Els for Autism Foundation

How to Become an Ernie Els #GameON Autism™  Golf Offical Program Provider

Training Course to become and Offical Program Provider:
Welcome to the Ernie Els #GameON Autism Golf Curriculum. course  The five online modules, included in the course, will help teach the fundamentals of golf training for people on the autism spectrum.

If this is your first time taking this training, you will need to click on the link above and register.  The course needs to be taken in its entirety and a short quiz passed after each module before proceeding to the next module. Upon completion, please email Kimberly Watterson-Rivieccio at to verify completion and receive a certificate.

*Please note: During the duration of the course, if you have already reviewed some of the content and you receive a “Review Mode” notification, this is not cause for alarm.  You are still able to complete the course.

The training course has been created in Adobe Connect and Adobe Connect content is best viewed in Internet Explorer and requires Adobe Flash.

List of National and International Official Program Providers

For more information and to become an Official Program Provider:
Contact: Kimberly Watterson-Rivieccio, Ed.D, Global Outreach Coordinator
Phone: 561-320-9491

Ernie Els #GameON Autism Golf Clinics

Baltimore Country Club

Duke University Golf Club

Harbour Town Golf Links

Liberty National Golf Club