First dates can put your emotions through the wringer. It’s important to be prepared for anything and everything!
Chances are you’ll feel excited, nervous, stressed, and exhilarated. But, thinking of where to go or what to eat can seem almost as daunting as getting asked out on the date to begin with. So, I’m piping in to ease those first date jitters.
Dating can be nerve-wracking, but finding the perfect date night activity doesn’t have to be. Which brings me to why mini golf makes the ultimate first date!
I was lucky enough to pair up with Matt at a very young age, so while I haven’t had a ton of first date experience – I have been on a ton of dates. Honestly, dates come and go, but our mini golf date nights are some of the most memorable date nights ever. I mean mini golf is a classic! No matter your age, gender, height or skill set – mini golf is anybody’s game – which is why it’s so fun.
It can be tempting to head to your favorite restaurant or a good movie for your big date. But, nothing shakes off the jitters and allows you to really chat like a freshly turfed mini golf course. Whether you’re fishing your ball out of the water pathways or strategically trying to get your ball through the narrow doors of the lighthouse structure and into the hole – embracing the now and letting loose is what dating is all about.
Oh, and it’s a good date night option if you’re looking to step away from your phone -which is another reason I love playing. I mean focus is key if you want to win and you know I’m all about winning!
Now that you know what you’re doing for your first date, it’s important to figure out what you should wear.
Recently I’ve been living in this gingham printed sports polo dress from Vineyard Vines. Usually, I’m in between a size four/six but decided on a size small in this polo dress and honestly couldn’t be happier. The fabric is ideal for hot summer days and is cute as a button to boot. Very Jackie O and let’s just say that the compliments came pouring in while I was on the mini-golf course. Overall, polo dresses are a great New England wardrobe staple and can be styled from the golf course to the club with a few added accessories like earrings, a bold lip, and oversized sunglasses.
To make things more interesting it’s always fun to throw down a bet. For Matt and I that means the winner gets to control the TV remote for one entire night, so the stakes are high. For a first date, I say the loser buys ice cream is a pretty safe bet.
Now I’d love to hear from you guys! Do you have a favorite mini golf course? If so, leave the name and town of the course below so Matt and I can check it out.