Drive, Chip & Putt at the Masters in Augusta

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When the Golf Game Clicks

My husband Paul is always saying, “The putting will come.”  That’s one of the biggest set backs to executing amazing scores when the girls’ have been so successful striking the ball.  Play a tournament and 3-putt four times, that became a norm.  Yes, they should work on putting.  Yes, they should practice putting more than [...]

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2015 Farmers Insurance Open

Nalani called it!  We asked her who she wanted to follow on Sunday and she said Jason Day! Love taking the kids to see the professionals in action.  I must admit though, Sundays are awfully crowded but the excitement is contagious.  Someone birdies a hole to take the lead and guess where the crowd goes? [...]

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Homeschooling through a Public Charter School

There is a common misconception about homeschooling that the parent does all of the teaching.  In my initial research, receiving advice from experienced parents, I learned that I don’t have to do it all.  This was a relief to me, having for the past twenty years been a control freak, doing it all has always [...]

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The Decision to Homeschool

I decided to homeschool. A couple of other golf parents I know have mentioned it.  Some sang praises, others said it wasn’t for their child.  One particular golf parent who’s daughter competed against Lexi Thompson years ago mentioned that Lexi was homeschooled.  Seems like a great idea, after all we could schedule our practices early [...]

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11-11-11

Kayla played her very first Toyota Tour Cup Tournament this week at only 11 years old posting +11 to finish T11 in a field of 36 players.  As a parent I am excited, elated and impressed!  It took some time for the final scores to post that evening and when I told Kayla she pulled [...]

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Keeps You Coming Back

This one awesome chip for birdie, that’s what can keep you coming back… Callaway Junior World Golf Championship is the biggest junior golf competition in the world.  Over 1,200 children from all of the world and the U.S. descend upon San Diego to compete for the coveted title of World Champion.  My girls were the [...]

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You Can’t Fix Perfect!

Took Kayla in for a driver club fitting yesterday.  She warmed up a little with an iron.  Then grabbed her driver and hit a ball.  The club fitter looked at me with a question on his face, “And, why do you want a new driver for her?”  Well, she’s had a growth spurt this year, [...]

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Starting My New Year Resolution Early

I’d like to take up jogging.  Waiting for a day that’s not too hot, where I have an extra 2 hours to spare and I’m not suffering from a cold, back pain or other physical ailment that hits a person my age. In the meanwhile, I’ll sit comfortably in my car checking emails while the [...]

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Rain Gear We Never Use

We finally had a cold, wet weekend of golf.  Should I celebrate?  Well, Southern California could always use the rain.  We are so spoiled here with the great golf weather we consistently have. In the golf bags the girls each have a pair of rain pants we purchased from REI that they’ve never used.  And, [...]

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Exercises Good for Golf

What do you do to stay fit for life and for golf?  Please share exercise routines, classes or programs you participate in.  I’d love your feedback. I recently signed my girls up for a junior golf fitness program run by a TPI Certified fitness trainer.  In past years, my girls have participated in tumbling classes [...]

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