Tee it Forward
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To help golfers have more fun on the course and enhance their overall experience by playing from a set of tees best suited to their abilities, The PGA of America and the United States Golf Association have partnered to support "TEE IT FORWARD," It is also promoted by NGCOA, GCSAA, CMAA, LPGA.
With TEE IT FORWARD, golfers can potentially speed up play and have more fun by utilizing tees that provide the greatest playability and enjoyment.
It encourages all golfers to play the course at a length that is aligned with their average driving distance (see chart below).
This new national initiative from The PGA of America and United States Golf Association was introduced at golf facilities nationwide in July 2011
TEE IT FORWARD received great feedback from golfers nationwide. See the results below :-
70% of golfers found playing more enjoyable with TEE IT FORWARD
47% felt they played faster
91% are likely to use it again
52% stated they were likely to play golf more often knowing they could TEE IT FORWARD
"The Players Course" at Tierra Rejada Golf Club California, with new forward tees and wide landing areas, drew 1,000 rounds in August. Click Here
LEVEL OF SUCCESS
Encourage new virgin players to progress to the next step.
Groups playing from seperate tee boxes may cause distruption to play.
TEE IT FORWARD
Guidelines for Selecting Tees
Driver Distance Recommended 18 Hole Yardages
275 6,700 - 6,900
250 6,200 - 6,400
225 5,800 - 6,000
200 5,200 - 5,400
175 4,400 - 4,600
150 3,500 - 3,700
125 2,800 - 3,000
100 2,100 - 2,300