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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Plan, manage and report on a golf tournament 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
120212  Plan, manage and report on a golf tournament 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Sport 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Sport 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-11-30  2008-11-30  SAQA 0463/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2009-11-30   2012-11-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Learners working towards this standard will be working within a golf club environment, specialising in the golf retailing, added services to golf clubs, golf coaching, sports science and golf event management, where the acquisition of competence against this standard will add value to one's job. This standard will also add value to individuals who are seeking to develop a career pathway towards an accomplished sports management and sports administration specialist.

The qualifying learner is capable of:
  • Planning a golf tournament.
  • Managing a golf tournament.
  • Conducting post tournament administration.
  • Demonstrating an understanding of, and applying the handicapping system in tournament planning and management. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    It is assumed that learners accessing this standard are competent in:
  • Communication at NQF Level 4.
  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF level 4.
  • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 3. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Plan a golf tournament. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The objectives of and reasons for tournament planning are understood so as to ensure a successful event for tournament planners, sponsors, players and the golf course involved. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Planning objectives include, but are not limited to, increasing customer participation, profits and sales, funding, and budget, product promotion, attracting sponsors.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Planning meetings are held to ensure that all planning is done utilising the guidelines for tournaments and Pro-Ams. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Tournament golf course is inspected prior to event to ensure that it complies with requirements and whether any specific local rules will need to be applied to the tournament. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Inspection includes, but is not limited to, inspection aims, examination of course features and local rules.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Tournament plans are determined and documented in relation to tournaments and Pro-Am's. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Tournament plans include, but are not limited to, rain preparation procedures, establishing and demarcating practice areas, appointing briefing and equipping greenstaff and referees, marking course to ensure fair and consistent implementation of rules, daily course set up procedures, setup of course for lady professionals, procedures for giving rulings, and dealing with problems during the tournament.
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Manage a golf tournament. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Procedures for implementing plans are documented and implemented according to the objectives of the tournament. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Tournament procedures include, but are not limited to, rain preparation procedures, pace of play and warning procedures, play off procedures, delaying start of play and interrupting play procedures, specific procedures for tournaments and Pro-Am's, starters briefs, procedures for recording results and serious complaints procedures.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A Referee equipment list is developed and referees are supplied with the equipment they require. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Referee equipment includes, but is not limited to, draw sheets, local rules, radio, pace of play guidelines, pin positions, stopwatch, rules book, timing sheets, decision book, tournament rules card.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Tournament play and procedures are monitored to ensure successful conduct of tournament or Pro-Am. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Tournament reports are compiled according to PGA guidelines. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Conduct post tournament administration. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Cheques are prepared for prizes and the payment of gratuities and money list updated accordingly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Thank you letters are prepared and dispatched within given timeframes. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Results are compiled and forwarded to appropriate stakeholders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Press details are provided to relevant stakeholders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Order of merit is updated on records. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Tournament report is compiled and dispatched to relevant stakeholders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Control forms are completed and lessons learned documented for input into tournament reports. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 8 
    Systems data is updated for future reference. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Demonstrate an understanding of, and apply the South African handicapping system in tournament planning and management. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Handicapping terminology is defined and explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The procedure for the allotment of handicaps by affiliate clubs is explained and described in the context of tournaments and stroke and match play. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The procedure for the alteration of handicaps is explained with examples. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    The purpose and function of the handicap committee is described as it relates to different types of golf matches. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    The handicap record sheet is described and its completion demonstrated for input into records. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 6 
    Score cards are checked and results recorded utilising handicap information. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 7 
    Various rules of scoring are explained and described to golfers. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Any individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA, or an ETQA that has a Memorandum of Understanding with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Tournament planning techniques
  • Inspection procedures
  • Tournament management techniques
  • Tournament protocol and procedures
  • South African handicapping systems
  • Basic public relations skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems using critical and creative thinking processes to plan and manage golf tournaments. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organization or community in order to effectively manage a golf tournament. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively in order to ensure that tournament planning if completed timeously and implemented successfully. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information in order to determine tournament requirements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language in the modes of oral and/or written persuasion to inform all relevant stakeholders regarding tournament protocol and activities related there to. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility to the environment and health of others in managing tournaments effectively. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of interrelated systems by recognising that tournament planning and management problem-solving contexts within the golfing context do not exist in isolation and many peripheral stakeholders and activities impact on the success thereof. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    Participating as responsible citizens in the life of local, national and global communities by organising tournaments professionally. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  50017   National Diploma: Club Professional Golfing  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5  Passed the End Date -
    Status was "Registered" 
    2008-11-30  Was CATHSSETA until Last Date for Achievement 
    Core  73209   National Diploma: Club Professional Golfing  Level 5  NQF Level 05  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CATHSSETA 
    Elective  57712   Further Education and Training Certificate: Generic Management  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
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