Category: On the Course

Be careful not to Drive to Sydney in an old Datsun…

Ok, the headline of my post is not apparent yet, but when selecting and buying your golf clubs there is a lot to take into consideration. New clubs, a long term investment ! The first rule is to cut through a lot of the hype and attractive marketing that is associated with golf clubs and ...

The Women’s Golf market at this level needs a catalyst…

After many years of being a home maker and juggling the demands of school age children, the relentless driving and all the other stuff that goes with being a parent, I realised that my children were becoming more independent.   As they approached the later years of schooling and beginnings of university, it was then that ...

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, ...

NIKKI SEEKS FAIRWAY BIRDIES … by Karen Harding

Nikki Wilson loves golf. As in – loves, loves, LOVES golf! Ask her what she loves about it so much and her answer is immediate: “It’s everything,” she says. “It’s the mental stimulation – that covers the competitive side of me where I’m able to be competitive – with the game, not with individuals. It’s ...

Fairway Birdies at the Vic Open with Christina Kim !

written by Karen Harding - Co Editor of Golf Victoria Magazine As the Fairway Birdies who attended the ISPS Handa Vic Open can attest, time spent anywhere near LPGA Tour player Christina Kim is quite an experience. photo credit: Paul Shire Golf Victoria Magazine Christina, who has played the LPGA Tour since 2003, recording three ...

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 ...

Playing Golf in a Thermal Blast…

There are many topics to research but none as important as skincare against solar radiation because it can effect everyone.  A fairway birdie member and new golfer has contributed her thoughts and ideas for an article on protecting our skin from the sun while playing golf.  I have only been playing golf for 5 months, ...

Angela Bailey hits TWO holes – in one, and is our Fairway Birdie of the Week!

Does the name Angela Bailey ring any bells ? Of course it does, Angela was the lead in a fairytale story last week when she hit 2 hole in ones at her home club Peninsula-Kingswood Country Club.  Angela was playing a stroke round competition when all her dreams came true, most of us can only ...

Playing out of the rough…

Many many times I have attempted to get a 100% result hitting out of the rough with the wrong club choice, falling victim to my competitive spirit that encourages me to attempt to play the most incredible shot.  Shots that you see the tour players make are inspiring, but unfortunately for us the broadcasters only ...

Erica Kreymborg is our Fairway Birdie Golfer of the Week

I met Erica through a contact at Golf Victoria, we got together because of our interests in promoting women’s golf. Erica is a beautiful golfer herself but her passion is growing the game much like mine. Erica has a fantastic vision for women’s golf,  she inspires and encourages beginners to give it a go at ...