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danielzreyesdanielzreyes Posts: 8,696 ✭✭✭✭✭
Anyone else play?
Such a stupid and frustrating game. I love it
"It's plume, bro. Nothing to worry about. Got any Opus?" The suppose to be DZR
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  • silvermousesilvermouse Cape CodPosts: 8,535 ✭✭✭✭✭
    nope, it is stupid and frustrating....
  • CharlieHeisCharlieHeis South DakotaPosts: 6,098 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I used to golf every day in the six months of decent weather we have here. Truly a frustrating game if one isn't good at it. I wasn't good at it but got better by fall and then basically had to start over every spring. But you won't have the weather issues that I had. 
  • Usaf06Usaf06 FloridaPosts: 8,187 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I use to pretty often. Havent in 2 plus years though. Thought about getting new irons and starting again.
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  • NorCalR1NorCalR1 San Jose CaPosts: 2,355 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I try to get in a round a month from March - Nov. 
    It is truly a humbling game 
  • PatrickbrickPatrickbrick Lake Zurich IlPosts: 5,323 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I was scratch - for a long time, then I had to work crazy hours to make a great living. After that I kept working, then I had a kid, haven't been able to play since.
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  • GaryThompsonGaryThompson South CarolinaPosts: 788 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited February 2019
    Pretty much limited to Driving Range lush status for the last few years.  B)
    I'm lefty but learned to play righty and so after a couple Cuba Libres, I'll borrow a right hand wood/driver and blast off a few.. Always freaks people out  :D
  • YankeeManYankeeMan Posts: 2,239 ✭✭✭✭
    I have a set of sticks, but when I step on a golf course, people in Scotland roll over in their graves!
  • IndustMechIndustMech FIBPosts: 2,399 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Maybe this year...
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  • MarkwellMarkwell Central PAPosts: 1,685 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I'll stick to doing doughnuts in the golf cart while my buddies are swinging lol. 
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  • BKDogBKDog NE PAPosts: 1,032 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Once upon a time, back in the 90's three of my buddies and I would go out an golf quite often and have a blast. The course we belonged to was open year-round and we would go even in the winter sometimes. Of course, we'd always arrive with alcohol (shhHhhh!) and wouldn't really get a lot of golfing accomplished, but those golf carts sure are fun. They don't make very good bumper cars, though. We just blamed it on the damn ice...which sometimes fell onto our laps at the most inopportune moment. Ever play electric buggy polo-golf before?
    B)
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  • Thanatos0320Thanatos0320 Posts: 578 ✭✭✭
    I'm a very avid golfer. I was offered a spot as a walk-on at the university I attended. I haven't played much in the last year because of work. Now I've got a neck issue and I don't know when I'll be able to play again.
  • Thanatos0320Thanatos0320 Posts: 578 ✭✭✭
    I was scratch - for a long time, then I had to work crazy hours to make a great living. After that I kept working, then I had a kid, haven't been able to play since.
    I feel your pain. Aside from the kid, I'm in the same boat. My last round was 2 under. 
  • peter4jcpeter4jc Milwaukee, WIPosts: 7,531 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I was a scratch golfer too.  After my tee shot I'd scratch my head and wonder where the ball went.

    LOL.  But seriously... most rounds I'd play in the mid-70's...
    if it got much warmer than that I sweat too much and could get a good grip on the clubs.
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  • danielzreyesdanielzreyes Posts: 8,696 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I just recently purchased new irons. I'm not sure when I want to get fitted for them. My swing is still all over the place.  I still tend to extreamly change my swing instead of letting the diff clubs do the work. 
    "It's plume, bro. Nothing to worry about. Got any Opus?" The suppose to be DZR
  • GuitardedGuitarded AlbuquerquePosts: 3,814 ✭✭✭✭✭
    @danielzreyes here is your first free lesson.
    Takes two weeks off.........then quit.
    Got any Opus? 
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  • Usaf06Usaf06 FloridaPosts: 8,187 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I just recently purchased new irons. I'm not sure when I want to get fitted for them. My swing is still all over the place.  I still tend to extreamly change my swing instead of letting the diff clubs do the work. 
    are you taking lessons? If you want to take it serious i would recommend a few lessons to get the basics down. That should help with the grip, swing, and all the **** that makes your ball end up in the lake.  
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  • danielzreyesdanielzreyes Posts: 8,696 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Usaf06 said:
    I just recently purchased new irons. I'm not sure when I want to get fitted for them. My swing is still all over the place.  I still tend to extreamly change my swing instead of letting the diff clubs do the work. 
    are you taking lessons? If you want to take it serious i would recommend a few lessons to get the basics down. That should help with the grip, swing, and all the **** that makes your ball end up in the lake.  
    Does youtube count? 
    What I meant was, my swing speed is not consistent. 
    "It's plume, bro. Nothing to worry about. Got any Opus?" The suppose to be DZR
  • AlbinfkAlbinfk Pittstown,NYPosts: 1,943 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I just remind myself I don’t practice and hit hundreds of golf balls everyday and also not on the pro tour. Makes all my bad shots go away quicker.
  • MartelMartel Somewhere in PAPosts: 3,304 ✭✭✭✭
    I used to golf a couple times a week.  Then one of my buddies joined the army and the other moved to Hollyweird to make movies and TV (and he's been successful).

    My handicap was something like 35.  I sucked.  There was always that one shot that kept bringing me back.  But when I had no friends to go with, it all ended.  Getting married to a non-golfer put the nail in the coffin.  I went once and to the range twice after saying "I do" 17 years ago.  Grad school move meant selling the clubs.

    I have a friend now who's a local pro.  He gave me a couple lessons for fun and said I actually would have had potential with some help.  I was entirely self-taught.  I've thought about getting into it again, but just can't justify the $$$ for clubs, let alone greens fees. 

    Nope, I've moved on to disc golf.  I'm just as bad, but a disc can be had for $10.  $25 for top of the line molds and plastics.  Courses are usually free.  Shorter playing time (courses are shorter).

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  • First_WarriorFirst_Warrior N.C. MountainsPosts: 1,986 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I guess golf is about hitting a target with a small white ball. When I want to hit a target I use a wood arrow, a lead round ball, or a fishing fly.
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  • PatrickbrickPatrickbrick Lake Zurich IlPosts: 5,323 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Darts!
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  • danielzreyesdanielzreyes Posts: 8,696 ✭✭✭✭✭
    What does everyone play with?
    "It's plume, bro. Nothing to worry about. Got any Opus?" The suppose to be DZR
  • NorCalR1NorCalR1 San Jose CaPosts: 2,355 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I have a set of Ping irons and Taylormade driver. Wedges are Cleveland. Hardly have a moment to get on the course but I am going to try to tomorrow.
  • TX98Z28TX98Z28 TexasPosts: 1,685 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Any round under 100 or so and I’m happy. I can hit a 5iron over 250 and pitching wedge 150 every time but my putting and short game is trash. Got some old Wilson Staff irons and woods but looking to buy some newer Taylor Mades, wouldn’t mind getting some real Persimmon woods too, always liked them.
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  • 84CJ784CJ7 Augusta, GAPosts: 313 ✭✭✭✭
    Taylor Made Burners about 7 years old.  Played in a night golf tourny last week.  Fairways looked like airport runways and it was a lot of fun.  Most of the game is talking $h!t to my buddies ...just like our poker games.

    Used to do 3 gun competitions, was good enough to get a free gun from Daniel Defense if I wore their shirt at the competitions. Wish my golf game was 1/2 as good as that.


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