Ladies’ Day at the Driving Range
Looking for an alternative way to spend time with your fit friends? I’m sharing the details from my fun girl’s date at a Los Angeles driving range.
When my husband has to work on the weekend, I make it a point to clock extra quality time with my gal pals. Since he’s been busy prepping for a big case, this weekend was a marathon of girl bonding.
Saturday was spent catching up with my friend Sara over some drool-worthy ceviche at the new hotspot Verlaine in Beverly Hills.
And Sunday was the ultimate girl’s day out — starting with a fabulous brunch at my favorite vegan restaurant Gracias Madre with a group of my favorite blogger babes, and ending with an afternoon at an LA driving range with my pal Rachael.
As I mentioned last month, I’ve been getting back in the golf game, thanks to my partnership with Adidas Golf, and have been making a concerted effort to practice in between monthly lessons with my pro.
So when Rachael and I were brainstorming ideas for our next girl’s date, I suggested we check out the Aroma Sports Driving Range in Koreatown.
Rachael isn’t a golfer, but this little ball of sunshine is always down to try fun, fitness-centered activities, so she enthusiastically and open-mindedly jumped on board.
I’d never been to this driving range before, and the intoxicating smell of aromatherapy products when we walked in (it doubles as a day spa) almost detoured us from our original plan.
We stayed the course, however, and headed for the range.
The indoor/outdoor four-story facility is awesome. It’s spacious, clean, and surprising not busy on the weekend.
It cost $12 for a bucket of 100 balls — which provided Rachael and I with more than enough ammo for an hour of good-natured self-deprecation.
My first few balls were embarrassing grounders.
But luckily after a few swings, I got back in the groove, remembering the tips from my trainer Kyle and actually slamming a couple drives all the way to the back net.
It was an entertaining afternoon, and a great way to switch up the monotony of brunches and happy hours with the gals.
Although, I’m always down for a little Frosé in the summer time ;)
Next time, I promised Rachael, we’ll hit up the spa post-swing sesh!
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Want to plan a girl’s golf outing? Here are a few of the best driving ranges in Los Angeles:
Aroma Spa & Sports in Koreatown
Rancho Park Golf Course in West LA
Weddington Golf & Tennis in Studio City
Wilson Driving Range in Griffith Park
Weigh in: What is your favorite way to spend time with friends? Would you ever go on a girl’s date to the driving range?
*This post is sponsored by Adidas Golf but all opinions are my own.