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Golf, Family & BBQ

Last Memorial Day weekend, my family (parents + brothers) drove up from Los Angeles to spend time with me and Chris! Our weekend was filled with golf, barbecue and spending time together.

In case you didn’t know, I grew up in a golfing family – my dad has golfed since he was twelve; so have I. My brothers are currently in their high school’s golf team, with one acting as the team captain. Although playing on and off, golf is the only sport I really know how to play without even trying too hard. Chris, on the other hand, has been trying his hardest to learn golf so we can someday religiously golf on the weekends.

My family arrived on a Saturday afternoon and we immediately went to grab lunch at a Vietnamese restaurant. After lunch, we packed up our golf bags and headed off to the nine-hole par 3 golf course in Exeter. While the course was short, it was tricky – especially since the green wasn’t well-maintained which made it harder to estimate how strong or how slow to putt the ball in.

My dad (in orange) opted to get golf carts due to the heat – we were there from 3-5pm. I actually was surprised at how decent I played considering it’s been two years since I’ve been at the golf course/driving range. In the words of my dad, “golf is something you carry with you forever.” True that, dad.

After the game, we headed back to our place and got the grill ready for some barbecue fun! Chris and I recently bought a grill before my parents came over so this was our first time using it! Needless to say, the grill was amazing. So amazing that I ended up buying one for my parents for their house.

It was a weekend spent well with people close to my heart. We saw some rain on Sunday so we pretty much stayed indoors. My parents and brothers left around six in the evening after the rain had calmed down. Can’t wait until the next time we golf and pop this grill out!

31 Comments

  • Jacob
    July 7, 2019 at 12:39 AM

    It is a very interesting experience with friends and family. This is lovely.
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  • Nancy
    July 7, 2019 at 9:18 AM

    Aww, your family is sweet for coming up to see you two! I love that all of you are golfers, hehe. Even I don’t know how to golf and it looks hard!! Maybe you should take me one of these days, hehe (jk, I have a long way to learn to get to your level haha). The course looks super neat. It is so cool that you and Chis have your own grill! #AdultingGoals haha. Glad all of you had some fun :)! Have a great week!! ♥♥♥

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  • Kara
    July 7, 2019 at 1:34 PM

    This sounds like a wonderful weekend! Time spent with family is always the best. And that’s great that you all have a sport you like to do together! I’ve only ever played mini golf haha.

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  • Angie
    July 7, 2019 at 1:40 PM

    wish we were there! lovely photos casin, I can’t wait to see you guys!!!! <3

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  • April Rodea
    July 7, 2019 at 6:59 PM

    Weekends are always great when spent with family and good friends. It’s nice to know you had a nice time! I’ve only tried the golf driving range once and I can’t do it. Golf is such a hard sport for me with the posture, alignment, aim and not to mention the weight of those different gold clubs. Hahaha! But glad to know you’re still great at this sport! x

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  • Mica
    July 8, 2019 at 4:43 AM

    Sounds like such a fun weekend together! how nice you could all spend time together as a family 🙂

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  • Bexa
    July 9, 2019 at 1:36 AM

    This sounds like such a fun weekend and a lovely way to spend time with the family! I’m glad the weather stayed nice for the golf and BBQ! BBQ food is the best, isn’t it! Thanks for sharing, Eena! Have a great week! <3 xx

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  • jade goddard
    July 9, 2019 at 1:33 PM

    Looks like a great time ♡

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  • Nina
    July 10, 2019 at 7:22 AM

    What a great weekend, spent with your loved ones.

    Nina Kobi

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  • sonia // daring coco
    July 10, 2019 at 10:08 PM

    Sounds like it was well spent indeed. I’ve been wanting to learn how to golf for ages now. It never really appealed to me. I didn’t grow up with golf but something about it seems like would be a great social bonding experience with friends or family.

    Sxx
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  • mia
    July 11, 2019 at 2:26 AM

    This sounds like such a lovely weekend… I wish I could golf – the closest I’ve ever got is mini golf and I was embarassingly bad at that LOL xxx

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  • ThatAutisticFitChick
    July 11, 2019 at 4:05 AM

    Amazing photos on the green! I’m so glad that the grill worked so well, and with you’re parents now having one too there can be family BBQs all round!

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  • Lisa
    July 11, 2019 at 4:25 AM

    I’m not a golfer although that buggy looks a lot of fun. And I’m always up for a barbecue 🙂 What a lovely family weekend, Eena. Lisa xx

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  • Kathrine Eldridge
    July 11, 2019 at 4:36 AM

    Sounds like a wonderful way to spend time with family! I want to get back into golf.

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  • Simone
    July 11, 2019 at 5:20 AM

    I’ve been golfing a lot before my kids were born, it’s such a fantastic sport. It looks like you’ve had so much fun and that bbq looks so yum!

    xx Simone
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  • Rach
    July 11, 2019 at 6:30 AM

    Aww that is awesome that your family came to visit! This sounded like a fun time!

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  • Allie Mackin
    July 11, 2019 at 6:43 AM

    This look like a great golf weekend! You guys are luck on the west coast as you do not have to deal with humidity. I lived in Seattle for a decade and I remember when I first moved there how blown away I was with how little humidity there was in the summer. It is awful here.

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  • Soph
    July 11, 2019 at 8:36 AM

    Oh I love a good BBQ! I’m glad you had such a good time with your family. J took me golfing ages ago and I had so much fun putting (I think that’s what it’s called) – I’d love to go again!
    Soph – https://sophhearts.com x

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  • Sarah Winton
    July 11, 2019 at 10:57 AM

    This looks like a perfect, fun filled family day! Golfing can be so much fun.

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  • Deborah Kos
    July 11, 2019 at 12:58 PM

    I bet your family is really good at golfing and that you’ve got some pros in the family. Family time is great with golfing and barbecues. That is a great way to enjoy the summer.

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  • Roo
    July 11, 2019 at 1:46 PM

    I’ve never golfed! Hopefully one day I’ll get a chance. Great post.

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  • Sophie Wentworth
    July 11, 2019 at 1:51 PM

    This sounds like such a lovely weekend! I love that you guys have a family sport/ activity that you all participate in. It must be such a nice way to bond and create memories x

    Sophie
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  • Charlotte
    July 11, 2019 at 2:30 PM

    Love this! Such a fun way to spend the day, though I am so rubbish at golf. Also loving the dust effect on the first picture!

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  • Geraldine
    July 11, 2019 at 5:54 PM

    Sounds like a wonderful time you had with the fam! There’s a golf club at school?! That is awesome! It’s nice you ended up buying them a bbq for their house 🙂 loved learning about this little bit about you!

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  • Mai
    July 11, 2019 at 6:56 PM

    I’ve never played golf before, but it looks fun! Glad you got some family bonding time in 🙂

    Mai
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  • sarah
    July 12, 2019 at 2:49 AM

    What a lovely weekend you had with your family playing golf and BBQ.
    How I wish I know how to play golf haha

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  • Nicole
    July 12, 2019 at 4:08 AM

    Nothing beats family time! Lovely pics! x

    Nicole Batley

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  • SundayDahlias
    July 12, 2019 at 7:16 AM

    Sounds like such a lovely weekend with your family! I don’t play golf, but it does sound fun to play all together!

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  • Michael Anderson
    July 12, 2019 at 8:39 AM

    Post-golf grilling sounds awesome and well deserved! I used to golf like ten years ago but I think I would be terrible if I tried again today haha. Nice article and I hope you enjoy more golf & grill days soon!

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  • Kenny
    July 12, 2019 at 2:10 PM

    Mmmm. Golf and barbecue. Sounds like a fantastic weekend. Glad you had fun. 🙂

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  • Carmelatte
    July 13, 2019 at 9:13 AM

    This is such an idyllic post, love your edit as well as the whole mood x

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