fore the ladies finds
volume 2, issue 1
"There never was a time in my life when I wasn't trying to work on something. To me, that was the whole point. That's where the joy comes from, in identifying problems and then fixing them. I might very well be better at something next year than I am right now." -Mickey Wright
I spent the last two weeks doing a lot of what I did in 2020 and it. was. awesome. I watched Bridgerton (please make haste because I wish to be entertained!), bought all the things on Amazon and made ‘21 plans for FTL. We’ll slowly be reintroducing events safely in 2021, with our first in-person event in Dallas this February! We’ll be requesting that all attendees wear masks and we’ll have plenty of hand sanitizers + the works while keeping event sizes small.
Virtual Clinic with Five Iron Golf | January 13
Is one of your goals to pick up golf? Five Iron's co-founder and Director of Golf Mike Doyle will host a 1-hour interactive virtual clinic where attendees will be introduced to the game of golf: How it's played, terms you might hear on the course and basic fundamentals of the swing.
Fore the Ladies Intro to Golf Clinic: Dallas! | February 21
4-6:30 pm local time| City Golf Club: We'll warm up with some bevs, snacks and light introductory instruction from PGA Professionals. They'll show you the basics of the game so you can decide if you'd like to continue your journey with golf!
Thank you all for your continued support of the little golf community that could. Happy New Year and cheers to 2021!
-lady liebenthal (kidding … abby)
This year I am getting SUPER specific with my golf goals. I was gifted the Arccos system a few years ago, but I really got the hang of it this year. I am taking my stats from my rounds in 2020 as a 20 handicap, and focusing on improving them to the level of a 16 handicap. For instance, this past year I scored a par on 13% of the holes I played, but this year we're gonna get it up to 24%! There are a number of categories I have targeted: GIR, fairways hit, # of putts, and more. I am actually excited to be able to track these goals this year, instead of my usual and vague "eat healthier." Let's do it 2021, we're aiming low! - sara
My golf goal for 2021 is to play a solo competitive tournmanet. I haven't played in a tournament since college and I'd really like to get my mental game back into shape and sign up.
My typical relationship with golf includes showing up 30 minutes before my tee time, hitting the range and a few putts then heading to the first tee. This year, my goal is to practice once a week, whether it’s inside on my putting mat or a short game area.
I'm always looking for ways to cut down on waste, so I got these cute face pads to replace cotton rounds. They work just as well and I wash them weekly in their little bag in my laundry. - sara
I have never written in a journal, not even in my angsty teenage years. However, I was gifted this Five Minute Journal from Brooke and I’m pretty hooked. It prompts you to start your day with what you’re grateful for and ends your day with reflection. I appreciate the mindset it’s given me over the last few months and plan to continue in ‘21. - abby
Stasher Bags are my latest obsession. I love that they're reusable and come in fun colors. I purchased my first bag pre-pandemic to travel with some snacks and purchased more when they were on sale over the holidays. I've eliminated plastic zip lock bags and now only use Stasher Bags. I'll definitely be hoarding snacks in my golf bag this summer all packed in Stasher Bags. - brooke
Ladies of Golf: Alison Curdt
For our first podcast of the year we welcomed the extremely accomplished Alison Curdt! Alison is 1 of 2 women (!!) to be a dual master professional in both the PGA and LPGA and she has her doctorate in psychology. We talked about setting goals, how to approach golf instruction and her teaching philosophies. We’re baaack baby!
I bought new sheets from Riley Home at the beginning of 2020, which was a nice, fresh way to start the year. I found Riley from my other favorite discovery, Wirecutter dot com! They have reviews for seemingly everything, and it's a great resource when you don't want to interpret the difference between an infinite amount of options on Amazon. - sara
I just bought Peter Thomas Roth’s Rose Stem Cell Bio-Repair Gel Mask (lol to that mouthful) during the onslaught of beauty product sales after Christmas. One of my favorite Insta accounts (things I bought and liked) posted it and now I toss it in the fridge for a cooling mask. - abby
My other obsession is Saie beauty products. I love that they're clean and the lavender color branding plays into my need for aesthetically pleasing products in my makeup bag. The product line is simple, so it's been easy to try all of them. The Slip Tint is by far my favorite. I love that it's a moisturizer married with SPF 35. Since it recently launched, I have yet to wear it while golfing, but I have high hopes that it will protect me from the sun and still look good after a round. -brooke
The Sculpt Society has been my quarantine workout go-to. Megan Roup, the founder and instructor has an awesome positive attitude, upbeat and easy to follow classes, and dang if I'm not sore after doing a 15 minute class. Until I can workout somewhere that isn't my living room, Sculpt Society is keeping me busy. - sara