May 2023 Newsletter

With the summer months just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to embrace a positive mindset, get out on the course, enjoy some fresh air and sunshine, and take your golf game to the next level.

At its core, golf celebrates the power of positivity and the beauty of the natural world. By focusing on the present moment and embracing a mindset of growth and improvement, golf can be a powerful tool for personal development and well-being.

So, whether you’re a seasoned player or just starting, there’s never been a better time to get into golf. Are you ready to join us on this journey of positivity and discovery? So, grab your clubs, head to the course, and make this a season to remember

And, if you’re looking to break free from negative thoughts, emotions, and beliefs while playing golf, then it’s time to mark your calendars! The first Keys to Being a Champion is coming July 2023!

Join me and my team of master coaches from Saturday, July 8th, 2023, to Wednesday, July 12th, 2023, at 10 AM ET to learn how to end the frustration and embarrassment so you will play golf and live your life with confidence, resolve, relaxation, focus, calm, presence, joy, appreciation, and acceptance of all shots. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity!

Upcoming Courses & Events

Keys to Being a Champion

Shift Your Beliefs & Achieve Results You Desire! Get into FLOW!
July 8th – July 12th, 2023 at 10 AM


“Golf Positive! Live Positive!

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5-Day Challenge

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In This Issue


Keys to Being A Champion

Get ready to elevate your golf game to new heights and beyond with Keys To a Champion Mindset 2.0! Save the date and mark your calendars because the masterclass is back in July 2023!

Starting on Saturday, July 8th, 2023 and running through Wednesday, July 12th, 2023, we’ll be live every day for 90 minutes. This will give you the perfect opportunity to listen, learn, engage, and ask questions! Our goal is to help you eliminate any obstacles that have been holding you back and propel you to the next level of your life. So don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity!

Get Ready For the Flight! Register Today!



“7 Principles For Lowering Your Handicap with Flow State Golf” by Debbie O’Connell

Have you ever been “in the zone” in any sport or moment? This is known as a “Flow State,” – and when immersed in the moment, you lose track of time and feel relaxed and in rhythm while everything seems effortless. What if you could play golf in that state more often?

Well, then, we have some BIG NEWS for you!! My new book, “7 Principles to Lower Your Handicap with Flow State Golf”, has launched, and I’m giving it to you for free!

Just imagine playing with the focus of Annika Sorenstam or Tiger Woods – how great will you play? With my new book, you will learn the fastest and easiest way to golf consistently – lowering your golf scores!

But that isn’t all! There’s more …. a second gift for you …. a 30-minute Success Strategy Session where we will discover what’s getting in the way of you playing to your potential consistently and give you the strategy to break through!

Download Your Copy Today!

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“Golf Positive! Live Positive!” By Debbie O’Connell

Available in a free download on my website or in paperback form on Amazon, this book provides the basics for anyone looking to enjoy golf, or any area of life for that matter, more and stress less! It’s a great way to kick off your mental and physical fitness efforts this summer while lowering your score.

Golf Positive! Live Positive! is a vibrant handbook of learning and development. Filled with colorful anecdotes, personal experiences, and instructional guidelines, Golf Positive! Live Positive! provides an entertaining and energetic path to identifying, understanding, and ultimately reaching your goals – both on and off the golf course!

Successful people—especially successful athletes—often have a tried-and-true plan. Nationally acclaimed LPGA professional and Golf Positive Founder Debbie O’Connell shares a proven approach that will inspire anyone to improve their game and dare to dream big.

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Golf’s Monthly Masterclass with Debbie O’Connell

Watch My New Live Interview Series! It’s Free!
(Next Masterclass is June 7, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET)

This new in 2023 live interview series features women who are shaking up the golf world with unbelievable professional achievements, groundbreaking concepts, and expansive community outreach efforts.

Past Guests:
⛳️ Kelley Brooke
⛳️ Shirley Spork
⛳️ Nancy Lopez
⛳️ Patty Sheehan
⛳️ Annika Sörenstam
⛳️ Kathy Whitworth
⛳️ Sandra Palmer
⛳️ Gina Kim
⛳️ Meaghan Francella
⛳️ Nancy Quarcelino
⛳️ Annette Thompson
⛳️ Avis Brown-Riley

Missed one? You can still catch these phenomenal women as they answer some of our followers’ top questions by visiting and following the Golf Positive! Facebook page.




Top 7 Mental Skills for Golf

Do you struggle to perform at your best on the golf course despite having a solid swing and technique? It might be time to work on your mental game. Golf is often called a mental game because of the immense importance of mindset and focus in the sport. Many golfers know that golf is not just about hitting the ball. In fact, the mental game of golf involves the skills and strategies you use to stay focused, confident, and calm during a round.

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4 Tips to Warming Up Before Tee Off

Golf is a sport that requires skill, patience, and preparation. A good warm-up routine will help you avoid injury, improve your swing, and increase your focus on the course. It doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro. Warming up before teeing off is crucial to playing your best round. From stretching exercises to mental preparation, getting your body and mind ready for a successful round of golf is essential.

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Karen Palacios-Jansen
Karen Palacios-Jansen – CardioGolf™ Founder

Have you heard about the new online fitness resource specifically designed for the golfing community?

CardioGolf™ pairs perfectly with your Golf Positive! mindset as it is tailor-made for golf and beneficial for all areas of life!

🏌🏼‍♀️Improves your flexibility and mobility for a wider range of motion
🏌🏼‍♀️Strengthens the power of your golf swing
🏌🏼‍♀️Improves stamina, so you perform better for an entire round of golf

In fact, we value Karen and her CardioGolf™ techniques so much that we invited her to be a part of our latest Revolutionary system – our cutting-edge program that is making more of an impact on golf scores than players have ever experienced with any other instruction available on the market.


Check out our pick for the CardioGolf™ Tip of the Month:






Golf Swing Drill – Keep Your Head-Centered Drill

Posted on CardioGolf Online Golf and Fitness Studio by Karen Palacios-Jansen

A few great things about this routine:

1. This drill is designed to help golfers learn how to keep their heads centered and level

2. Not only does this drill help keep golfer’s heads centered and level, and it teaches golfers how to get better contact with the ball.

Adding lower-body core strengthening exercises to your daily routine will improve the strength and efficiency of your golf swing. In addition, it will also teach you head positioning before, during, and after impact.


Vegan Meatballs

Posted by Forks Over Knives

Looking for a delicious and easy-to-make alternative to traditional meatballs? Look no further than vegan meatballs! Made from beans and rice, these meatballs are healthy, sustainable, and tasty. They can be ready to eat in just over an hour, making them a perfect option for busy weeknights or lazy weekends. So why not try these vegan meatballs and see how delicious plant-based eating can be?

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Zucchini Fritters

Posted by Forks Over Knives

Are you looking for a tasty, plant-based meal or side dish that’s quick and easy to prepare? Zucchini Fritters are the perfect addition to your plant-based diet! Not only are they completely vegan, but they are also ready to eat in just 40 minutes – and are the perfect light and healthy option for any occasion. Made with fresh zucchini and a blend of flavorful herbs and spices, these fritters are both healthy and delicious.

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