Well....I get to put another first in the books.
The boy and I went golfing. Or should I say he golfed and I carried the bag then attempted to swing at a ball when I was given "permission". Ha! Here is how it went down:
Yesterday, one of my CF buddies and I were chatting about our weekend adventures. He mentioned golfing and I explained that I had never been golfing unless Putt Putt counts. For which he said that Putt Putt does not count.
Fast forward to this morning.... Vegkid and I were planning to go play Putt Putt when I told him what our friend said. Of course the child now wanted to play golf if Putt Putt doesn't count.
It was all just in good fun but the next thing I know the child is dressed in khakis and a collared shirt saying that he was going to teach me how to play.
For 40yrs, I have avoided this sport and had no desire to go this morning. None, nada, zilch!! Golf is the one thing his Dad can do with him that they enjoy (or so I thought) and so golf is the one thing they can do that gives me the house to myself and know they are having fun.
But Vegkid begged and pleaded his Dad to go with him to no avail. It had been forever since they went golfing and I couldn't stand to see the child pout.
Fine, I said. "If you will teach me the rules, we will go."
That is how our golfing adventure happened. On a 9 hole kids course, the two of us conquered the greens, the bees, the lost "favorite" ball that got me climbing a fence and I learned the basics of the sport that is Golf!!
WE - HAD - A - BLAST
You will see from our practice swings that we both have a LOT to learn regarding actually hitting the ball and having it go where we intended. But with no one behind us, we just took our time and enjoyed the beautiful weather.
We laughed and laughed. Veg quickly decided that with practice, I would get better, but for now it was best that I just carried the bag.
He did "let" me swing a few times, so that was the extent of my first golfing day but we will be back. *smile*
And I will learn to like it!!!
Hey? That's what Moms are for right?