Wife Started Playing.... And Loves It!
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On our first date, my wife saw my 3wood leaning up against the wall in my living room, and asked if she could hit a ball. There is a field across the street from my house so I said sure. We go out, and she rips a shot with a slight fade, and I thought to myself, 'I think this might work!' (she had played some when she was younger and worked at a CC. We have since joined a local CC, and she doesn't play as often as she would like due to other responsibilities, but golf has become a core family activity, esp with our son and daughter. Our little girl is quite good, and can often smack her drive ~200 (c'mon scholarship!).
Mine didnt either. One thing that helped is I have included her in my quest to break 80. Abt once every other week she goes with me. Althgh she dsnt play she will keep track of my shots using a golfapp. She also will keep my score and she knows what I need to tey to break 80, so she will say I really need u to one putt this one so make sure u dont leave it short, and I dont ask what my score is except at the turn and after 18. Believe me weve had our share of golf related arguments but for whatever reason things seem to be clicking now so I wont complain. Good luck.
yo... you got a great wife! Short comings and all, if she's willing to do all that for/with you, that says a lot. You got any kids?
My wife is great but she's not in to golf all that much. perhaps once the kids leave the nest.
I golfed with a an older married couple last week. It was cool to see the camaraderie between the two as they played together. Hopefully you two will be able to enjoy the sport together for many years to come as well.
Been married 13 and I feel the same way. Golf is my thing, I do it for the serenity and nothing ruins serenity like a wife hahahahaha.
To clarify...I don't want mine out there every time either. But we've tried so many other sports and nothing has caught on, so I'm glad we finally found something we can do. It's odd that it's golf since that was previously a point of contention. I play 3-4x per week, and she joins in usually once a week or once every other week. Couldn't take more than that myself! Thanks for all the comments.
My wife and I play with another couple once a week. She likes it but is not as avid as I am. She has fun though.
Your approach is good too. We played best ball the first six months to keep play moving. My wife was a novice and so was our friend's husband. Now they are both much better and we play straight stroke play. Our pace is very good and could do nine in two hours or less if we did not have to wait.
If you can, spend a little time at a grass range with her to give her more confidence.