Lisa "Longball" Vlooswyk


Lisa “Longball” Vlooswyk

Seven-Time Canadian Long Drive Golf Champion | Change and Peak Performance Specialist

How can you stay at the top of your game and perform at the highest level, year after year? Seven-time Canadian Long Drive Champion Lisa “Longball” Vlooswyk, went from being a high-handicap recreational golfer to a professional player who hits farther than most men. In her highly-customized presentations, Lisa shows audiences the keys to achieving peak performance. With valuable lessons drawn from her experiences, Lisa’s insights can be immediately implemented to create fast success.

Lisa entered the world of Long Drive in 2001, and has since won seven consecutive National Long Drive Championship titles and is currently ranked fifth in the world. She was the first woman to hit a golf ball over the length of three and a half NFL Football fields, briefly holding a World Record—she currently holds the Canadian Women’s Long Drive Record at 350 yards, 2 feet, 2 inches.  Lisa now runs her own Golf Schools in Canada and the United States.

When not teeing-up, Lisa is a golf and travel journalist who writes regularly for Inside Golf Magazine and The Traveling Golfer. She has also worked as a sports broadcaster for the Canadian Long Drive Series, and has had her own column in Golf Digest Canada, entitled “Ask Lisa Longball.”

As a speaker, Lisa’s clients have included Telus, IBM, Agrium, Bayer Crop Science, the Canadian Home Builders Association and many more.

Drive Determines Distance: Adapt and Capitalize on Change, Reach Your Peak Performance

In this engaging presentation, Lisa explains how she went from a high-handicap recreational adult golfer to being ranked second in the world and one of the longest hitters on the planet. Drawing on her incredible golfing background, she imparts tips and insights about discovering what drives you, and how being clear and committed to that purpose determines how far you will go and what success you are able to achieve both professionally and personally.

This presentation helps audiences find clarity in the areas of:

  • Intrinsic Motivation: What Drives You? What are you passionate about? What gets you excited? What DRIVES you?
  • Goal Setting: How far do you want to go? What do you want to achieve? Do you have limits? Are you challenging yourself enough?
  • Overcoming Obstacles: You WILL have set backs and difficulties. How will you persevere and thrive?
  • Collaboration: Team work and communication are vital to success. Surround yourself with people who support you.

Lisa not only shares humorous stories to help audience members relate and connect with her key messages, she also gives concrete and effective take away strategies that can be implemented immediately to reignite personal drive and productivity.

E.M.P.O.W.E.R Not Cower: Seven Tips To Be Successful

We have two choices in every decision we make and on every path we chose—we can either avoid change from fear or complacency or face it head on.

This keynote focuses on action and being decisive based on Lisa’s “E.M.P.O.W.E.R” acronym. She shares tips and strategies to help audiences  stay motivated, focused, healthy, resilient and successful.

  • E: ENABLE: Stop wishing and start working
  • M: MIXING MEN AND WOMEN: Gender roles and communication play a huge part in the work place and in life. Lisa explains what you need to know.
  • P: PRESENCE: What image you put out there in person and via social media brands who you are, how you are viewed, and the role you play in your organization.
  • O: OWN: Stop blaming others for your situation. Fix it.
  • W: WOMEN: Dynamics between women in an organization or personally can be incredibly strong and positive or toxic. Here’s what you need to know.
  • E: EQUIP: What are your goals and what skills, advice, support do you need to make them happen? Are you doing it?
  • R: RESILIENT: You are going to have set backs. How you deal with them will determine if you grow or flounder

Golf as a Key Business/Networking Skill: Top 10 Do’s and Don’ts

Are you invited to corporate and/or charity golf tournaments with clients, colleagues, customers or vendors?  Do you take clients on the golf course for networking or customer appreciation rounds? If so, this is a must see session.  Lisa “Longball” Vlooswyk,  7-Time Canadian Long Drive Champion, who is currently ranked Top 5 in the world, will  go over the “Top 10 Dos and Don’ts” for client golf to help you make the most of your networking time with your client and help promote future business.

Golf Instruction Tips From The Stage to Help You Impress Your Clients/Customers on the Course

This is a once in a life time experience to learn golf tips, tricks and techniques from Lisa “Longball” Vlooswyk”, a 7-time Canadian Long Drive Champion, currently ranked Top 5 in the world.

Golf is a key business and networking skill along with a great active living, family, and social sport. Four and half hours on the course with your client, customer, or colleague is far more valuable than a business lunch and will help build and solidify your key business relationships.

People do business with people they know, like, and trust. After a round on the course there are always, stories and laughs to be shared in the clubhouse in turn developing your working relationship.

Lisa will conduct an entertaining and educational swing clinic from the stage that will guarantee all audience members from beginners to single digit handicaps to have takeaways to help them improve their game immediately. Feeling more confident on the golf course will lead to accepting or extending more business golf invitations.

Golf Extras: On the Course

Power Tips Golf Clinic

7-Time Canadian Long Drive Champion, Currently ranked Top 5 in the World, Lisa “Longball” Vlooswyk will give a one hour Power Tips Clinic to attendees.

Lisa has performed this clinic on the PGA Tour and Champions’ Tour to rave reviews. It is fun, entertaining and, most importantly, educational. Lisa will offer a boat load of tips, tricks and techniques to not only improve your game but also add distance to your drives.

Beginner golfers to single digit handicap players will all find valuable takeaways that will immediately improve their game. Lisa will provide a valuable Tip Sheet for attendees to take home to review the top tips from the clinic. This is a clinic your attendees will be talking about long after the conference is over.

**In addition to Lisa’s Power Tips Clinic, she can be stationed on a par 5 hole on the course if there are a large number of attendees playing. Guests can use Lisa’s drive to help set up for a birdie or eagle opportunity. They will have a chance to meet and chat with Lisa, and ask her swing questions in addition to watching her world-class drive. Alternately, if there are a smaller number of guests Lisa could play a hole with each foursome and give tips to each guest. If there is a major sponsor, Lisa could also play all 18 holes with key players, offering a once in a lifetime experience to play with a professional world class golfer.

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