Category: Mind & Body

Achieving optimum health & wellbeing…

I'd like to introduce you to Alison Tehan a university qualified Nutritionist and Health and Wellness Coach in Mt Eliza on the Mornington Peninsula. Alison is passionate about helping people understand how whole food nutrition is vital to achieve optimum health and wellbeing. Alison’s approach to nutrition is focussed on building long-term, nourishing eating habits that promote healthy ...

Pilates for Golfers…

As we adapt to the current changes in our lifestyles, we look for ways to redirect our day to day routines.  Looking at the positives, I can’t help but be drawn to working on my core fitness for the purpose of controlling my balance. It’s the one thing that I’m always saying I’ll do but ...

Emma Dumas is our Fairway Birdie golfer of the week…

When I first started Fairway Birdies my initial focus was to write about my own experiences. Sharing my love of the game and motivating women to have a life with golf ! My journey thus far, may it only be a short one, has enriched my life in so many ways. Meeting such incredible women, ...

Doing your bit for Womens Golf…It only takes one friend to make a difference !

A sense of belonging is a human need and when we feel a sense of connection it improves our motivation, health and happiness. Have you ever had a conversation expressing your pure delight on how things are going in your life, allowing your face to light up when you are given the opportunity to talk ...

Wellness, Golf and the Benefits …

  This topic is one of the foundation reasons I started Fairway Birdies. Social connectedness has been shown by J Dusheek. Standford Medicine 2016, to be the single largest driver of wellness.  As we all know it takes a lot of work to have a healthy level of social connectedness. You have to have the ...

Prevention is better than no cure…let’s talk Osteoporosis!

The object of this article is to point out the existence of Post Menopausal Osteoporosis.  It can be quite common for a lot of women and a big problem if you don’t realise you have it.  Osteoporosis is not reversible so prevention is paramount. Many things can cause it such as thyroid problems (get a ...

Finding the positives heading into finals week !

We come together from around the state to represent our clubs in the 2018 Golf Victoria Women's Pennant season.  Women's Pennant matches are fiercely contested, with all players representing their Club with pride and passion. I've been lucky enough to be apart of our Kingston Heath Division two Friday team.  We have had a very ...

EVERYBODY HAS ONE OF THOSE DAYS…

Ok, you're out on the golf course, a few holes into your round, everybody’s playing well - except you ! It’s normal to feel a little frustrated.  Don’t panic, analyse what has gone wrong.  If it was a couple of bad putts then you don’t really have a problem.  Decide whether it was speed or ...

NEW YEAR, NEW GOALS… It’s time to tee it up ladies !

We can do this, New Year, New Goals 2018. Over the last 4 months I have written a number of  articles with the purpose of encouraging you all  to find a life with golf.  Not only has it made me more passionate and understanding I hope I have connected with you and woken the golfer ...

Golf: Is it really ‘ Just like riding a bike’?

The old expression, "Just like Riding a Bike," is often used to describe something that comes second nature and should be easy to do.  It implies that we know everything about an activity and can take off where we left off." Unfortunately it's not the case with Golf, which makes it all that more satisfying ...