What does your BRAIN, your HEALTH and your GOLF have in common ?

Recently, I discovered an interesting article in ‘The Wall Street Journal’ that showed that mental and physical exercise can keep the brain fit whilst also preventing capacities lost to disease.  As people reach middle age this becomes increasingly relevant.  It's important to understand that ‘brain's circuitry changes microscopically with experience and activity' according to work ...

Let’s start at the very beginning… it’s a very good place to start !!

If your 2018 New Year’s Resolution is to learn the game of Golf,  I’m here to help you get started and we will begin with an introductory tour of a golf course.  When you have booked your lesson with a teaching professional your first lesson should be an introductory tour of the golf course, learning ...

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 ...

FAIRWAY BIRDIES GRANOLA

It's so easy to enter the super market looking for your favourite muesli but do you really know what's in it !  We love making this granola in our household, it's so quick & easy.   Not to mention the dollars I have saved by buying the ingredients in bulk.  Something to do this weekend ...

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 ...

PREVENTING GOLF INJURIES…

There are many ways to injure yourself playing golf and golf may cause any underlying physical problems to become painful.  I ought to know as I have had a few over the years. Firstly, here are a few scenarios to avoid as these actions will cause problems if you keep repeating them. Awkward lifting of ...

“I WANT WHAT SHE’S HAVING” Golf Victoria spreading the word with ‘Get On Course’ playing clinics…

I was invited to meet Erica Kreymborg over a coffee,  to chat about her passion for golf and encouraging female golfers around Victoria.  Erica's mission is the brainchild of a fantastic new concept from Golf Victoria, introducing women to an opportunity of Getting On Course. The hardest step after beginners clinics and hitting balls on the ...

ANKLE SPRAIN/ANKLE INJURY PREVENTION & REHABILITATION TRAINING …

My good friend Annie recently had an ankle reconstruction and is back playing golf after 10 weeks of rest & rehabilitation.  After a solid  -1 in Thursday’s Par comp, “winning” B Grade, she was explaining her rehab and recovery program.  She is still building her strength around the ankle, following her physiotherapists program and she ...

“Wind, wind & more wind” … plus STRONG GOLF !!

Just got home from an early morning tee off and had a very ordinary day.  Wind, wind and more wind !!   Windy days can be extremely frustrating, my good shots turned out bad, and bad shots turned out worse. Distance control suffers, confidence disappears, and concentrating becomes next to impossible.  I took it for ...

HOW OFTEN WILL I PLAY WELL ?

More often than not you will post a golf score that is over your handicap. It can be very frustrating if it happens time and time again. Don’t become disheartened because that is completely normal and statistically it should happen. Hard to believe but true. How is that so you ask ?   Our handicap ...

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