20 results for "Marcela Smith"

Getaway Guide to Palm Springs

By: Marcela Smith - Mar 15, 2019

It sounds terrible to complain about the “cold” winter we’ve had this year in Southern California, but it’s definitely been odd to have so many days where the high only reached 55 degrees. Many of us have felt the need to seek warmth, and one spot that can be relied…

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Get On Board With The New Rules

By: Marcela Smith - Jan 23, 2019

Marcela M. Smith launched Girlfriends Guide To Golf to help grow the game and encourage more women to experience the golf lifestyle. Marcela teaches golf etiquette and basic golf rules to groups of women via clinics and on-course rules experiences. She is an active volunteer with Pro Kids/The First Tee…

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How to Pick a Tournament Partner

By: Marcela M. Smith - Jan 18, 2022

…guess what? We won! Marcela Smith teaches golf rules and etiquette in her unique On-Course Rules Experience, helping women gain confidence, lower their scores, and have more fun. www.GirlfriendsGuideToGolf.com

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How “Taking Your Medicine” Will Pay Off

By: Marcela Smith - Sep 09, 2021

We all know the object of golf is to finish each hole in the least amount of strokes, but there are times when choosing to take a penalty stroke may actually save you from a worse score. Here’s how! The term “stroke-and-distance” means going back to the location of your…

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Are You Ready To Get Fitted For Clubs?

By: Marcela Smith - Nov 15, 2021

Whether you’re brand-spanking new to golf, or have been playing a bit longer, you’ve probably wondered if different clubs would help you be a better player. Yes, a skilled golfer can shoot par with any set of clubs, but how about the rest of us? Is there a particular brand…

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What Happened To Resolutions?

By: Marcela Smith - Dec 16, 2019

…as the Rules Diva, Marcela launched Girlfriends Guide To Golf to provide a relaxed, fun environment to learn the rules and etiquette of golf. Her On-Course Rules Experiences help players gain more confidence, lower their scores and have more fun.

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How To Handicap A Scorecard

By: Marcela Smith - Dec 14, 2021

You arrive at a golf competition and are handed a scorecard with a bunch of dots printed across it. Why do some of the ladies in your foursome have more dots than others, and what the heck do all those dots mean? Let’s make some sense out of what can…

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Your New Best Friend: The Stroke & Distance Rule

By: Marcela Smith - Jan 17, 2024

When I was asked to write an article about my favorite rule in golf, I almost leapt with joy. I know, it sounds strange to think that anyone could get that excited about the Rules of Golf, but I was thrilled to be able to share something that is guaranteed…

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The Truth About Sun Protection

By: Marcela Smith - Jun 13, 2019

Now that we’re finally enjoying some Southern California sun, we should be thinking about protecting our skin from the sun’s damaging rays. When I was younger I really didn’t think much about the long-term effects of sun damage, but now that I’m in my 50’s I can see the sun…

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Gloves Up: Handling Ruling Disagreements

By: Marcela Smith - Apr 14, 2021

…as the Rules Diva, Marcela found that most recreational players aren’t interested in reading the entire Rules of Golf book, and prefer learning by “doing.” Marcela provides On-Course Rules Experiences where participants learn golf rules and strategies in real life scenarios, which helps them gain more confidence, lower their scores…

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