How to Make Golf a Fun Family Activity

June 4, 2022

We all want to spend quality time with our family. It can be hard to find an activity that appeals to all members of the family, especially when trying to cater for a range of age groups, but golf is a great option.  Make sure that you always bring golf bag accessories to make your golfing activity more enjoyable. Here’s how you can make golf a fun activity for you and your family.

Mini Golf

If you’re just starting out on your golfing journey or have young children to amuse, mini golf is the perfect choice for a day’s entertainment. There’s no need to know the difference between a putter and a driver with mini golf, with each player having just one club. From traditional pitch and putt to crazy golf courses with obstacles to beat, this is fun for all involved.

The Great Outdoors

Spending time outside is good for your health with vitamin D boosting immune systems and strengthening bones. Fresh air is energizing and can improve your mental health, with being outdoors relieving stress. Enjoy being together as a family on the golf course and know that as you make memories you are improving your overall well-being. A light rain doesn’t need to dissuade you either, with dressing appropriately and having equipment such as golf cart covers meaning golf is an all-weather sport.

Exercise

Golf is a complete workout with one round burning up to 800 calories, predominantly from walking between holes, but even if you choose a shorter course, you are still exercising your body with each swing. Get fit with golf and enjoy your family time.

Healthy Competition

Keeping a scorecard adds a competitive element to golf so encourage everyone to give their all by making it a family challenge! If there is a wide range of abilities, consider giving the less able players a head start. Another option is to create competition with yourself rather than each other. Log scores each time you play a course and see who can better their score on the next visit.

Golf Carts

There’s no denying there’s something appealing about golf carts! No matter what age you are, these mini vehicles bring the adventure and are a fantastic way to include family members with mobility issues or kids with tired legs. Hold on tight!

Golfing Holidays

If you and your family want to take your hobby to the next level, why not book a golfing vacation? An active break is a surefire way of ensuring everyone has a good time. Golf resorts are now geared up for families so spend your days on the course before enjoying a swim, a meal, and a clubhouse disco. You are sure to find a resort that will put a smile on everyone’s face.

Socialize

Whether it’s out on the course or at the nineteenth hole, golf is a fantastic way to socialize. Try to meet other families who are enjoying the game and create strong bonds and lifelong friendships. If you are members of a club, find out if they have any social events where you can get to know other members, or if there is a notice board or Facebook group, consider reaching out and seeing if there are any other families who’d like to extend their friendship circle. The golfing community is known for being welcoming so don’t be shy.

From young to old and experienced players to newbies, golf is for everyone. By making golf a family hobby you will make memories to last a lifetime while instilling old-fashioned values and transferable skills such as turn-taking, humility, and co-operation. It really is the perfect family activity, and so much fun!

 

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