Car Talk

Car Talk is questions based on classes so parents can talk to their children to start a conversation about what they have learned in class.


PLAYer: Showing Respect and Courtesy Toward Others

  • What are 3 things you should do when you introduce yourself to someone?
  • How do you show respect at home? School? On the golf course?
  • Why is it important to “Get ready to Swing”? What do you do to get “Ready to Swing”
Par: Exploring the Game

  • Tell me about the opportunity to explore your GAME today?
  • Discuss something you are exploring outside of golf.
  • Talk about the difference between a pitch shot and a chip shot.
Birdie: Dreams and Goals

  • What are some of the golf goals you have this spring?
  • What goals do you have academically?
  • How do you plan to attain or accomplish that goal?
Eagle: Stay Well for Life

  • What comes to mind with the word “Wellness”?
  • How can we exercise “Wellness” in our lives?
  • Discuss how club selection is so very important as you get around the green?

Week 2

PLAYer: Responsibility for the Course

  • Discuss some ways you can be responsible on the golf course. 
  • Someone talk about how they are going to show responsibility at home/school. 
  •  How did the size of your swing affect your shot?
Par: Respecting the Rules

  • Share one story about how respecting the rules have helped you. 
  • Share one story when you did not respect the rules and how it affected you afterwards.
  • Discuss the importance of being in balance thru the entirety of your golf swing.
Birdie: Positive and Important Goals

  • Talk about a very important goal you have for the upcoming golf season. 
  •  What methods are you going to use to achieve the goal?
  •  Good balanced is important in golf. Tell me what good balance in life means to you?
Eagle: Building a Go-To Team

  • Talk about members of your go-to-team as it pertains to golf 
  •  Why is it important to have a go-to-team? 
  •  Discuss a situation where you may want the advice of your go-to-team.


PLAYer: The Honesty of PLAYers and Living with Integrity

  • What does integrity mean to you? 
  • Why is it important to show honesty at school? 
  •  What would you do if your golf partner was not being honest?
Par: Meeting and Greeting with ALR

  • What does ALR mean? 
  • How can use ALR off the golf course? 
  • Discuss the difference in club selection for chipping/pitching.
Birdie: Goals Specific and Under your Control

  • State a specific goal/
  • Why is it important to have a specific goal?
  • How can a pre-shot routine help your golf game?
Eagle: Appreciating Diversity

  • What did you discover today about diversity? 
  • How are you different than someone in your group, school, or friends? 
  •  Discuss the differences between a routine and a habit.


PLAYer: Modeling Sportsmanship

  • Can someone tell me what good sportsmanship means?
  • Tell me some things that you do that shows good sportsmanship.
  • Name me some examples outside of sports where you may need to work with teammates.
Par: Having Fun while You Learn

  • What are the Three Tips for Having Fun? 
  • How do you use them during golf? Away from golf?
  • Discuss something new that you’ve tried lately?
Birdie: Setting Different Types of Goals

  • Why are setting different types of goals important?
  • How can they have you reach a bigger goal?
  • Discuss how the clubface affects golf shots.
Eagle: Dealing with Conflicts

  • What is the way you typically respond to conflict?
  •  How can you use CARE when resolving a conflict?
  •  Discuss how high/low ball flight will benefit the golfer.


PLAYer: Developing Confidence and Playing with Perseverance

  • What are some ways you can increase your confidence? 
  •  How can perseverance relate to confidence?
  •  What may happen if you have poor alignment during your swing?
Par: Staying Cool: The 4 R’s

  • What are the 4 R’s? 
  •  How else could you use the 4 R’s every day?
  •  Discuss how the distance of the shot can affect your target.

Birdie: Getting to your Goal

  • Besides golf where else can you use a goal ladder? 
  •  Is a goal ladder a plan?
  • What does a goal ladder tell you?


Eagle: Be a Go-To Person

  • What does it mean to be a go-to-person? 
  • How were you a go-to-person in class today? 
  • Do you have a go-to-person in your life?


PLAYer: Using Good Judgment

  • Discuss what Judgment means to you.
  • How can you be sure if you have proper aim and alignment? 
  • Tell a story about a time when you practiced good judgment in school.
Par: Personal Par

  • How did you use personal par today?
  •  How can you use personal par outside of golf?
  •  Talk about target awareness differences when hitting long shots vs. short shots.

Birdie: Dealing with Challenge

  • How do you deal with challenges away from the golf course?
  • What does STAR stand for?
  • How can you use STAR on and off the golf course?
Eagle: Planning for the Future

  • What are you plans for the future?
  • What kind of goals have you been setting about helping make your future happen?
  • How can you Go To Team help you with your future?