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5 Ways To Get Your Lady To “Like” Golf!

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Frequently Asked Question

(Written By: Sara Hurwitch) One of the most frequent questions I have been asked over the years is how can I get my daughter/wife/girlfriend to “like” golf?

For the thousands of you who have asked this, there is no clear-cut answer to the question. For the Golf Obsessed, we will always have days on the golf course where we have a great round of golf and get more adrenaline than an NFL player during the Super Bowl, and there will also be days where we experience more mental issues than

…This guy….

….or even Bob Barker beating the snot out of Happy Gilmore!

(The Guide) - How To Get Women To Like Golf

So as you can see, golf has more ups and downs than marriage. The obsessive nature of this game has many people believing that filing for divorce might be an easier thing to do than trying to quit the game of Golf. It truly is a game that will stay with you for better and for worse, but can also ultimately bring you some of the greatest rewards you will ever experience in your life.

Many of you may have tried to get your woman into the game, but came out of it with nothing to show for your efforts. You may also have thought about getting them started with the game, but have zero clue where to start. There are two rules you need to remember in order to get your woman started, and a third rule that may even help your relationship and make the learning experience a little more relaxed. The two goals most of you probably want to accomplish are:

:: getting your woman out to a golf course with you

:: helping them come to the conclusion that they “LIKE” Golf (maybe not as obsessively as you, but at least willing to make a habit of working to improve their game).

According to the National Golf Foundation, the proportion of female players is right around 20-25%. In 2006, nearly 66% of all new golfers were women. There are obviously an increasing number of women interested in getting started in golf, but the problem is finding the right way to get them started and to keep them interested*.  There are 5 critical aspects of getting your woman interested in Golf, and how you approach them will determine the success of your venture.

#1 - Equipment

Yes, Golf Equipment is expensive, but it is the greatest investment you can make to maximize the success rate of your lady enjoying the game. If you give her a set of dusty relics that have been sitting in your garage for 30 years, she’s going to lift those things like a chopping axe and probably want to hit you straight upside the head with them after hitting about 5 balls.

Do her a favor and take her to get fit from a club fitter and get a decent set of clubs in her hands.  An appropriate starter set can set you back as little as a couple hundred dollars, and involving her in the shopping experience will earn you some major points.

UPDATE: Women like shopping, especially when you are paying for it! Most manufacturers have wisely chosen pink and purple color schemes for their women’s clubs and start your lady’s golf venture off the right way.  Imagine your wife asking you to attend a Bikram Yoga class with her and she provides you with a pair of her old yoga pants that have been in the back of the closet to wear to class.  That’s how she’ll feel with your old Powerbilt Blades whose grips are so dry-rotted she’ll think she needs a tetanus shot after the round.

#2 - (The Most Important) Don’t Be THAT Guy

Whether you’re teaching your daughter or your significant other, THAT GUY analyzes every shot she hits and points out why it didn’t go according to plan.  Be encouraging and do everything that you can to make her comfortable with accepting the outcome of her shots. If you feel she needs more help than your recitations of every Golf Digest you’ve read on the toilet, save yourself hours in couples’ therapy and get her a few lessons with a local instructor who regularly teaches beginners.

#3 - Teaching Your Daughter

If it’s your daughter you’re trying to get interested in the sport, girls must have a motive to play & practice. Taking her out to the practice range day after day to hit golf balls is going to get boring for her. If you want her to be a golfer more than she does, its going to be a losing endeavor. It’s a game, and games have to be fun.  The over zealous Golf Dad is a guy you definitely do not want to be.  Creating games and contests can really be beneficial. Luckily I had Slurpee coupons to win as incentive (see Rocketboobz post for reference) when I started.

You can do the same with your kids too. If you’re at the range, tell her if she hits 5 shots within a certain distance to a target you’ll get her that new Twilight DVD that just came out (I personally could care less about Twilight but hey, it works for millions of other girls).While we’re on the subject of Twilight, that leads me into the next greatest thing about girls that play golf. As much as she may be drooling over Robert Pattinson (the leading man from the Twilight movie), she could also drool over the thousands of cute, hot, sexy boys out there that play this game! And dads out there, be warned, if your daughter gets good enough, she will get plenty of stares back from these boys, and maybe even (gasp!) asked out on a date!

#4 - Getting Your Significant Other Into The Game

If you are trying to get your significant other into golf, there are some additional steps you can take to keep her interested in the game.  Women enjoy playinggolf in groups with other women. If you’ve wondered why you rarely see multiple females at a driving range, its because most ladies feel like an idiot hitting shanks, tops, and whiffs out there all alone. If you have a group of 5 females together, and all doing the same thing, it’s instantly way more exciting for them to laugh at their god-awful shots. Another reason women like to learn in groups is because (now here’s a revelation) women actually like to talk!!! Beware, there’s a very good possibility that they may talk much longer than they end up spending hitting golf balls, but in the end, if you encourage her to participate with a group, you’ll have a greater chance of maintaining her interest in the game!

Now, once your significant other has been out a few times with her other lady friends to practice with her awesome equipment you got her by following #1, the time has come for the ultimate test, taking her out to a Golf Course to play a round with you!! When you both take the plunge spending 4 hours on the golf course together, in the same cart, there is a third rule I highly suggest. The catch is that this requires that both of you are over 21, have an emergency contact, and a DD. This rule will also assist in preventing you from becoming “THAT GUY” (See #2)!

#5 (optional but recommended) Bring Alcohol….for BOTH of you!!

I’m not suggesting you take up alcoholism as a supplementary hobby, but a glass or two of swing lube never hurts! Having a few beers on the course will not only help you forget those atrocious shots you both are going to hit, but it’ll also give you less desire to try and fix every element of her game. Alcohol will also give any golfer the key quality to getting the most out of this game…. ACCEPTING FAILURE!! There is no perfection in this sport, and there is no guarantee that your woman will become as golf obsessed as you are, but if you follow most of these guidelines, it’ll give you much more of a chance of success than before you began reading this.

If you have tried in the past to get your women into golf, but weren’t able to keep her hooked, were you THAT guy??  If you were successful, what method did you try to keep her interest up in the game? If you don’t drink just remember to RELAX. It is just a game after all.

Source: *Newport, John Paul. “Golf Searches For Its Feminine Side. A New Study Sheds Light on Why Women Get Turned Off By the Game. For Starters: Clean the Bathrooms, Add Flowers.” The Wall Street Journal. April 9, 2010

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manbearpig November 16, 2012 at 12:20 pm

Our wedding weekend fell during the Masters. She turned to me and said “I guess I better take up golf or I’ll never see you” The Mrs. took her first lesson that week and we’ve played practically every weekend since. That was 5 and a half years ago.

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wdgolf November 16, 2012 at 1:12 pm

You’re very lucky. I managed to get my wife to take one swing before she declared she didn’t like it. I’m pretty sure she already made up her mind before swinging.

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stevenhw8 November 16, 2012 at 1:30 pm

We started in 2010 when we realized we spend too much time on the computer. So golf seemed to be a good alternative… get some fresh air you know.

Took our first lessons together, she used my mom’s old Callaway X16 and I bought myself a new set of clones (Rapture V2) and we play 3 times a week since.

The first year I played off 28, she played off 33. The second year I only dropped to 22 and she just kicked my ass with a 18 HCP. This year I came down to 15 and she is still 18 :D

We like to keep it competitive. We bet on every round… who makes dinner tonight, who does laundry, she wants to go shopping, etc…

Since we are into golf, we also discuss a lot about equipment, golf fashion, etc…

Basically, if it’s golf related, we’ll do it together. Since we tee off pretty early to avoid traffic jams, we have the course to ourselves and it’s just like dating.

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stevenhw8 November 16, 2012 at 1:37 pm

To answer your questions:

1. Yes, I let her choose her own equipment. She preferred a set of Mizuno MP59 instead of those flashy pink clubs. She still loves pink shoes, pink bag and pink head gear.

2. I try not to be that guy. But when she’s having some trouble, I take a look at her swing and tell her what I see. If she wants more info, she’ll ask.

3. No daughter yet, but I’ll always remember “guns don’t kill people, fathers with pretty daughters kill people” LOL

4. I think she actually prefers to play with me and my friends, it’s faster and more challenging. So finding a group of ladies is not that important.

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hckymeyer November 16, 2012 at 6:20 pm

I’ve tried on and off for the past few years with limited success. I haven’t gotten her clubs yet, mostly because every time I bring it up she says she would rather spend the money on something else. I’d love to get her a set for her birthday or Christmas, but then it looks like I’m getting her something that I want her to have instead of something she wants to have. I’m still hopeful for the future, but it’s a process.

The one exception every year is my clubs annual glow ball tourney. She absolutely loves it. It also goes along with tip #4 & #5. We play as a foursome with her and I, and her sister and husband. Plus there is lots of alcohol involved :)

So I would add two more tips for all the guys out there…

1. Find a fun event to play in. If it’s a scramble she will feel less pressure to always hit a good shot and the event atmosphere is usually more fun than a slow round on a Sat or Sun.

2. Start out slow. Take her to a pitch and putt where the hole length isn’t as intimidating. If you do hit a course, start with 9 holes. My wife get’s burned out and bored with 18 holes, but she can handle 9.

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Curtis November 17, 2012 at 9:48 am

I agree wholeheartedly with these two additional tips. (Especially seeing as how we don’t drink alcohol). And might recommend trying them first, then moving on to step 1 getting good clubs (worked for me – see my post below).

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Three Guys Golf November 16, 2012 at 6:44 pm

Good post as it is a tough job. While I have no interest in playing golf with my wife, I did want to get my son involved which comes with similar challenges. Not to piggy back on to your post, but I think they are related and many of the same strategies can be used. This was what I found to help alot. http://threeguysgolfblog.com/how-to-make-golf-fun-for-kids/

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wdgolf November 17, 2012 at 9:14 am

Very nice article TGG (and SMH)

I play with my son a lot and we do move him up to more reasonable distances, but so far I haven’t kept score for him. I’m going to do what you suggest (add 2 strokes to get par, one for an extra putt, one to help him get under par)

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William November 16, 2012 at 6:59 pm

My wife likes to mow the yard and garden while I play golf. I’m not sure I want to blow that deal – lol

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wdgolf November 17, 2012 at 9:16 am

I suggested to my wife if she has some friends at work who like golf she should go with them. Still no go, and I know if I push she’ll draw even farther away from the idea :(

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Curtis November 17, 2012 at 10:06 am

This fall, I decided to get back into golf after a near 20-year hiatus (working in law enforcement while raising a family tends to soak up the two important prerequisites to play – time & money).

To start out, I took my youngest (17) daughter to play a 5-hole short course (7-iron longest hole). At the end, she told me it was the “most fun Daddy-Daughter date, ever!” She then stated, “Let’s call mom and ask her to come join us for another round!” Worked like a charm. (Used the same approach to get my wife to shoot firearms – she was raised anti-gun, but as soon as her daughters started shooting, her competitive juices kicked in and there was no way her girls were going to be better than her, lol).

Next week, I took my daughter shopping for clubs she picked out her own (purple). My wife got her own set a couple of days after that (sense a theme here yet?). We played an 18-hole course on Saturday, and enjoyed the first 12 holes, then on a bad hole we let someone play through, not realizing they were actually going to be slower than us the rest of the way. Well, an older foursome with a real jerk bumped into us on 14 and pretty much made the next 3 holes very frustrating, yelling at us to “just hit it” as we’d address the ball, and, “hurry up” in our backswings. I finally walked back to him and explained the situation, he said slow play was killing golf. I told him if he didn’t apologize to my wife and daughter, he would be killing golf, as my daughter represents the future of golf more than he did (he was in his 60s). The rest of his foursome agreed, and they all apologized. He did impart some good advice though for all beginning players – avoid 18-hole courses on weekends if you want to have fun. Slow play will make folks mad at you, and few folks enjoy something when people are mad at them.

Next week found a sweet 9-hole, par-35 course (one Par 5, two par 3s, six par 4s) which is not very busy in a small outlying town. It’s where we’ll finish playing as we head into winter and where we’ll play mostly in the spring. With more experience and a few lessons, I’m confident my wife and daughter will be ready for the, “big-girl” courses by summer. My other daughter (who is away at college) upon learning of our new family hobby promptly went out and bought, “golf clothes” without having ever swung any club other than a putter, lol. She’s going to take a class next semester if it fits her schedule, so she can join us in the summer. She plans on getting fit for clubs after she has got a proper swing down (her idea). I expect she’ll be very good, as she is very methodical, actually performs better under pressure (she won our state pistol championship as a teenager), has excellent hand-eye coordination (she was the best member of her fencing team until an injury accident between two of her teammates caused the entire program to be shut down), and is very, very good at geometry and distance calculations.

Anyway, those of you who have daughters and want your wife to play, I suggest start with the daughters and let them draw mom in. It’s worked for me twice now (although full disclosure my wife played with me before we started having kids. I believe it was more because we were newlyweds and she wanted to spend every second with me more than because she liked it. Now she actually, “likes” it). =)

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RP Jacobs II November 18, 2012 at 4:38 pm

Curtis, great story! Hat’s off on the manner in which you handled that situation on the course with the foursome. That in & of itself should be a lesson learned by everyone who reads your post on how to handle a potentially explosive situation. Your’e a class act!

The one thing that I’ve found with my GF’s daughter’s, ages 5 & 7, is that I had two putters cut down & I just have them on the greens putting. They can work on their hand-eye & they have more success in making short puts than trying to swing and hit the ball. I had a lady’s 7i cut down that I’m letting the 7yo chip around the green with, and she really is getting the hang of the distance control. It’s fun & cute. I’ll probably move her to full swings this winter.

The very best to ya with the ladies in your life & Thank You for your service.

My Best,
Richard

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ChipShot November 18, 2012 at 9:50 am

I think you forgot one of the most important tips, which a couple others here alluded to: outfits! My girlfriend loves “those cute golf clothes” and is taking up golf if only to justify wearing a couple outfits and pairs of shoes I got her. Now she truly isn’t that shallow and does want to play so she can be with me, but the clothing adds a little ginger and wasabi (great golf colors btw) to the sushi.

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Nidine Aldean Mann November 19, 2012 at 9:09 pm

Smart girl! I love having a cute outfit to wear golfing!

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Jack Sofie November 18, 2012 at 10:14 am

Since my daughter is only 8 and doesn’t hit it very far yet we play it where, wherever my ball goes she hits from there. We pick hers up on the way to mine, or if she hits a great shot we hit from where her ball lands. Its fast, and when she hits good shots it gives her confidence that her dad hits from her spot.

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Mrs. Manbearpig November 19, 2012 at 10:40 pm

As my husband stated below, we had our wedding on probably the worse weekend – The Masters Weekend. While dating Dan, he would frequently go off with the boys on tournaments and out to the course. I came to a quick realization that: a round of golf took half the bloody day AND after the wedding having to watching the Masters tourney, I should either learn to play (because to this day I’m not a big fan of watching it on TV) or accept becoming a golfer’s widow (that wasn’t happening). I took lessons that week, which brings me back to this article and my experience getting into golf.

#1 – Equipment – Dan took me shopping to find a fairly reasonable set of clubs. We came across a set of Callaway Ladies starter clubs (I think they were actually called “Game Enjoyment System” or something like that). They were made to help get the ball in the air, but to be totally honest, they didn’t look like the real clubs and it always bothered me (esthetics are really important to me). But they were a great deal and I didn’t know if I’d enjoy playing so we bought them. A word of advice in this department, let her get a nice set of clubs, it’ll help her want to use her new toys. A year later I got my Cleaveland CG Pinks and I love them to this day!

2# THAT GUY – Dan was not that guy, and he did really good trying to teach me but like learning to drive standard, if you want to avoid accidentally hurting her feelings or confidence, leave the teaching to the professionals. I am very introverted with new people to start and then I open up so going into an all ladies group beginner’s lesson was a little scary for me. However, if your significant other gets along with others quickly, or even if she doesn’t, the group thing is great. You have a small group of ladies (or kids) all at about the same level, so there’s no embarrassment if you whiff the ball, because they’re all learning too. The instructor focuses you but doesn’t bring attention to you from the other group so you don’t feel pressured. Later Dan and I took semi-private lessons together which I really enjoyed because it was just the two of us…. And to be perfectly honest, him getting lessons made me realize his game needs work sometimes too!

#3 – Teaching kids – I don’t have kids but have babysat, raised, taught (other things) and played with children…. My family still thinks I have the mindset of a child. I understand what Sarah meant by creating games and contests to make things more fun for kids. I think encouraging some friendly competition would be beneficial but I don’t think it should turn into a bribe. If you want your children to get more interested in golf, I agree with the comments below by making it more of a bonding experience with your child. If you want to reward them make it part of the ritual (for example: dad and daughter go out to the pitch and putt and go for an ice cream on Tuesday nights). Build that bond with them, make it about spending time with you, they’ll enjoy that and hopefully in turn enjoy golf.

#4 Getting your Significant Interested – Agreed we like hanging out and talking with other women. Unfortunately for me I have very few girlfriends who play golf and a couple guy friends. When they want to go play with their girlfriends/guy friends, encourage them to go! Not that I don’t love playing with my hubby, I feel like he’s super serious with his game sometime and having a light-hearted game with some friends is a nice way to get more comfortable on the course. It’ll give her more confidence playing on the course with you.
Also, I love to take pictures (my camera is always with me), and aside from playing golf, being on the golf course is relaxing and the views are amazing sometimes. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve taken some great photos you couldn’t take anywhere other than a golf course AND wildlife! We played Kapalua in Maui with a couple from England and his wife, she would just come with him for the ride in the cart because it was quiet and beautiful. Get her out on the course with you, it’s not as fun for us sitting at home and watching it on tv.

#5 Alcohol – MEH! Thinking this doesn’t even need to be said. If it comes into play it will when it needs to.

My addition PLAY A NICE DAY – I’m still not a rainy day golfer, don’t take her on the course if it’s raining and she’s new. I remember playing my first full sized course on our first anniversary (Loomis – Semiahmoo, WA; the harder of the two courses). It was raining and I thought I was a trooper by going out in the rain to play (and because Dan had done a fabulous job planning it all) well by the 13th hole we got stuck behind some guys who wouldn’t let us play through. I was cold, wet, muddy and really needed to go pee, so we bailed. I played twice after that in the rain and I just don’t enjoy it. Shots I can normally hit far, get halfway, I get cold, and discouraged. Just my opinion.

That’s my experience. Take from it what you think will help get your loved ones playing. I even entered my first tournament this year.

All the best! <3 Mrs. Manbearpig

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manbearpig November 20, 2012 at 12:27 pm

Geez I was wondering what you were up to their last night. This is really well written.

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RP Jacobs II November 20, 2012 at 2:26 pm

Nidine, GREAT POST!! “Comment” does not do this justice. This is the most well written post that I have read “out front” here in the two years that I have been coming on the site. Articulate, from the heart & a great addition to Sara’s already outstanding article.

You did Great Buddy!! No one’s done better!!

My Best,
Richard

Fairways & Greens 4ever

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Mrs. Manbearpig November 20, 2012 at 7:55 pm

Thanks Richard!

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Troy Vayanos November 24, 2012 at 6:37 pm

Great post,

I think the key thing here is to make it as enjoyable as possible for them. If they are having fun and enjoying the experience of hitting golf balls on or off the course then they are more likely to want to come back.

Cheers

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RP Jacobs II November 24, 2012 at 9:03 pm

Well, we’ve got an excellent article and a great post by two beautiful, bright & articulate women, one a professional & the other a fairly new to the game amateur, who are trying to tell us, the idiot sex, how to not act like we do in most other areas in life when a female is introduced into the equation, especially those of us who wear our insecurities on our shirt sleeves. LOL

Ya see, my GFs don’t play golf, so their participation consists of riding around in a cart with me at night while I hit & jump around the course and occasionally they watch me in swats & tournaments. In the back of the cart I’ve also got a blanket, my iPod w/mini speakers, a candle and a cooler with wine & cheese in it. No, not for drinkin while I’m playin. I’m dead serious when I address a ball, whether a girl’s in the cart or it’s a swat or tournament. The accueterments are for afterward, when the sun sets & the stars are above us. Star light wine ‘n cheese on a blanket with some CS&N playin softly on the 15th green is fun. Try it. Make it special. Get her favorite desert. Have a rose in your bag(be careful that it goes in right before ya go off..lol). And if she hits a great shot, makes a par or bird, or for no other reason than she hit five straight grounders & can look at you and smile, buy her a surprise, clothing, jewelry, whatever works for you, her & mostly your budget. All women love surprises. And not neccessarilly a golf purchase. Remember, it’s about here & her wants, not you & yours.

Think about it guys. Instead of thinkin of you, your ego, and how you’re the man and it’s your job to teach “your woman” how to hit the ball, when most of ya couldn’t break 100 on a 130+ slope course if ya played every single shot as it lay, if your life depended on it, try thinkin of her & her fellings, fears & insecurities. No, seriously, think about it. Think how she might feel. I know that it’s gonna take some effort, but trust me, if ya truly & sincerely put her first, you might even amaze yourself in other areas. Try it.

And I’m not soft. Though we’ll probably never meet, I promise you that one of the three biggest mistakes that you could make in your life is to mistake my words for “softness.” Nomatter how good a player that you are, and most of you are not, we’re not teachers & we’re not pros. Make it fun for her. Seriously, ask her what she wants to do. If she wants to play a few and then ride, just shut the hell up and drive. And if she wants to drive, move the hell over. If she only wants to hit a shot or two, or just drop a ball on the green and putt, shut the hell up, save the lecture or any golf advice that you might want to impart on her. Save it. Because remember, most of you suck. And even you don’t, you’re not remotely qualified to teach the golf swing to a beginer. Trust me here, you’re not.

Don’t stand there in her space and glare at her as if you know what the hell you’re talkin about and you’re actually contemplating what changes that you’re going to make in her swing & it’s only her incompetance that is holding her back. And for goodness sakes, don’t “show’ her how to swing. Remember, since most of you suck, most of your swings suck. Seriously, they suck. So please don’t flatter yourselves, that because you might hit the ball farther than her, that this qualifies you to tell her anything more than where the next hole is. It doesn’t.

We’re used to playin with guys. This is different. Women are different. And I know that you’re sittin there thinkin, yea, and I need this clown to tell me how to introduce “my woman” to the game. Trust me Bubba, like I said, most of ya couldn’t break 100 on a 130 track if I let ya cheat, so please spare me that you got your sh*t together. The fact that you’re sittin there thinkin how wrong I am and are devising a plan mentally(man, that’s a plan I’d pay money to see..LOL) on how you can really not only introduce “your woman” to the game, but also show her how to play should tell ya all that ya need to know. So Please, save that macho, paper lion, glass balls huffin & puffin bullsh*t for someone else.

Nah,, if ya listen & aplly what Sara & Nidine(Mrs. Manbearpig) have written, and ya take a little unsolicited advice from a Type A, 2 hdcp who isn’t remotely qualified to teach any of my GFs how to play this game, and you truly put “your woman,” and more importantly, her feelings, wants & needs first, hell, not only may she like this crazy dumb-ass game, she might even enjoy playin it with you.

The Best To Ya

Fairways & Greens 4ever

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Augustine Fan November 27, 2012 at 11:00 am

Or marry a women who already plays golf (like me). But getting her to be as passionate (or as crazy) will take some time. But here’s what I did

1) Try to book tee times when it’s not busy on the course, that way you take all the time you need to play a round and she doesn’t feel pressured to play faster.

2) Play 9 holes to start. Nothing will discourage a new golfer more than struggling to hit the ball on a regulation length golf course for 5+ hours hacking away

3) Play with her on the same tees unless she insists you play from your regular tees. Some strong willed women (my wife) will see this as condescending, but later she realized that two people playing from the same tee is faster unless both golfers are at similar levels – besides, i need the practice with my short game anyways…

4) Keep score differently. instead of 4-strokes to complete par-4, give her 4 strokes to reach the green and give her a two putt rule. This will limit her score to a double bogey instead of double pars. Again this can be seen as condescending but the idea is to help her focus on one part of the game at a time. Once she can or close to routinely reaching GIR then let her start counting the total score.

5) Integrate. At some point, you should start booking tee times with her and your regular golfing buddies. This includes playing as a two some with another couple or with other public golfers. Eventually you want her to feel comfortable playing golf with just about anyone so that she feels she belongs….

TIME IT TOOK ME
about 4-5 years of persistence. The reward is that now we can book golf vacations/road trips and she is hooked on the game and i don’t have to book separate tee times with her and my buddies. We golfed about 20-25 rounds together for the last couple years… and now she nags me less on buying golf equipment because she understands the importance of getting fit and how different equipment affects play.

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RP Jacobs II November 27, 2012 at 11:58 am

Now, this is a GREAT post, especially from one of “us.” AG gets it!!

Well done Dude! Seriously, well done!!

I got one of ‘em interested & I am takin her out this week-end to pick out her “Christmas clubs.”

I’m gonna be incorporatin #s 3 & 4 immediately(well, after the snow melts..lol)

The diffrence between AG’s post & mine is probably why he’s married & I’m not..lol

Oh well, the starlight on the green with wine n’ cheese, music, desert & a rose may not help her like golf better, but everyone of ‘em commented on how “soft & nice” the grass that they were layin on felt. And they did have fun..lol. At the end of the day(or, in this case, night), that’s a good thing..lol

Excellent post AG

The Best

Fairways & Greens 4ever

Fairways & Greens 4ever

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Katherine Bourque June 7, 2013 at 11:13 pm

Buying them fashionable golf clothes is one way to get us to want to play, not just the boring white polo with the club log from the pro shop. I am hoping that my husband will see this post as I know he is an active reader of this blog. here are my top pics

I pretty much want everything in this store:
http://www.pinksandgreens.com/golf/?___store=golf

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Jamie June 25, 2014 at 6:44 pm

Just to add another couple comments to this good article:

6) Call your club or local muni, ask them for a tee time that has 30 minutes open behind it. Tell your wife/daughter “no pressure there will be no one behind us”. take your time and have fun.

7) Find a course with “PGA FAMILY TEES”. They are disks set in the ground to mark an area for beginners to tee up from….kids or people new who drive less than 100 yards. They can play around the same score as everyone else and it kills the embarassment. Then move them back to teeing off the 200 marker, then on back to the ladies tees.

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