Cub Scout Golf

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Golf
Belt Loop and Pin
Golf Sports Belt Loop
Image:s-Golf.gif
Golf Sports Pin
(line drawing, actual pins are color)
The Cub Scout Golf Belt Loop is an option for the Webelos Sportsman activity badge.
The Cub Scout Golf belt loop and pin help prepare Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts for the Boy Scout Golf merit badge.


The Cub Scout Golf belt loop and pin are a part of the Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program. Tiger Cub, Wolf, Bear, and Webelos Scouts may earn this award in a Family, Den, Pack, school, or community setting. Tiger Cubs must be always accompanied by their Adult partner.


Contents

Belt Loop Requirements

Complete these three requirements:

  1. Explain the rules of golf to your leader or adult partner. Explain the need for caution concerning golf clubs and golf balls.
  2. Spend at least 30 minutes practicing golfing skills.
  3. Participate in a round of golf (nine holes).


Sports Pin Requirements

Earn the Golf belt loop, and complete five of the following requirements:

  1. Explain the use of woods and irons. Explain their differences.
  2. Explain how par is determined for a hole.
  3. Demonstrate the proper grip of the club to your leader, adult partner, or instructor.
  4. Spend 30 minutes practicing the swing styles: full swing, approach swing, and putting swing.
  5. Spend 30 minutes practicing aim, stance, and the address position.
  6. Draw a diagram of a typical golf hole, from tee to green.
  7. Demonstrate your knowledge of the use and care of golf equipment: clubs, ball, tee, bag, shoes, and gloves.
  8. Describe the composition of a regulation golf ball.
  9. Take golf lessons.
  10. Spend 30 minutes hitting balls on a driving range.
  11. Play miniature golf.


The official source for the information shown in this article or section is:
Cub Scout Academics and Sports Program Guide, 2003 Edition (BSA Supply No. 34299)


Help with these requirements

Worksheet A FREE workbook for Cub Scout Golf is available here! Adobe Acrobat PDF
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Or click here to print just the Cub Scout Golf requirements.
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Notes

  1. Details on earning a Cub Scout Sports or Academic pin or belt loop multiple times


Related achievements, electives, or other awards

Bear Cub Scout
  • 15. Games, Games Games! - Golf is an individual sport option.
Webelos Scout
  • Sportsman Activity Badge requirement 3. (earn the Cub Scout Golf Belt Loop while a Webelos Scout)


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