By Aline Chatel
Published on 4 Mar 21 at 19:15
Of Jeanne Godey, we all know his pace, the high quality of his pictures and his aggressiveness in protection. Much much less his ardour for golf. However, this seasoned handball participant, captain of the Colombelles in National 1, can also be a seasoned golfer. “Normally I only play in the summer,” she says. At the second, I’m taking benefit that the handball season has been stopped, as a consequence of the well being scenario, to do much more golf. I hope to lastly be capable of take part in the French workforce championships from April to June. “
A passion shared with the family
Normally, clubs are kept warm at this time of year. Jeanne Godey always put the resinous ball before the little white ball. “Besides, spending four hours in the rain isn’t my favorite thing,” she smiles. The suspension of the championship at the end of October 2020 has nevertheless shaken up the small, well-anchored habits of the left winger, a master’s student in ergonomics. “I play every weekend at Agon-Coutainville, it’s really cool! It is something that I share as a family. “
Objective: index 7 this summer season
If the hand is already a household affair, since Jeanne’s brother and sister are themselves invested on this sport, golf is much more so. “My father, mom and brother are golfers. With my mom, we’re a part of the Coutainville ladies’s workforce. I began ten years in the past. In the third 12 months, I went to review sport for handball however I continued to play golf each summer season. When I’ve time, I play golf, not hand. “Despite restricted coaching, as a result of most of the 12 months is often devoted handy, Jeanne Godey has index of 9.5 *. “This 12 months, I hope to cross round the 7. It could be good. “
“A loopy sport for the thoughts”
Long game specialist – nothing pleases her more than to hear the nice sound of a good start – Jeanne Godey knows her room for improvement in the short game. When it comes to finishing a good approach, nerves are strained. “For the mind, it’s a crazy sport. This is also something that helps me in the practice of hand. When you have not been good on one hole, you must immediately switch to the next one. As after a failed shot. Moreover, Jeanne the handball player is the same as Jeanne the golfer.
I have the same aggressiveness, the same fighting spirit and the same pleasure. I always have the same desire to win or to have the best possible score in golf.
Combining team sport and individual sport, with a hierarchy, however, firmly established between the two, is a precious balance. Including at the social level. “When you do a four-hour journey, you have time to chat with the people around you. Especially me, who am very sociable! I learn a lot, because there are all ages. It’s enriching from every point of view. ”