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  1. Thread: 2010 Golf

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    Not to give you a hard time, but that 267ish poke...

    Not to give you a hard time, but that 267ish poke was UPHILL and into a 15mph or so wind. Dustin Johnson is known on tour as one of the longer hitters out there.
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    The bottomline is this was a result of a local...

    The bottomline is this was a result of a local rule thta the PGA Officials put in place prior to the championship. They're perfectly fine to do so, and apparently they had it well marked (the local...
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    The problem s there will be many folks who will...

    The problem s there will be many folks who will stretch the rule, if grounding was allowed. There would be that bunker with really soft sand in it where the "ethically shaky" guy playing a $2 nassau...
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    As I was waiting to tee off this morning, I was...

    As I was waiting to tee off this morning, I was talking with my course superintendent about Dustin Johnson's incident yesterday. As my course super put it(he's a 3 handicap, mega golf historian...
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    Great round there Jay! Just be carefull as the...

    Great round there Jay! Just be carefull as the golf gods can giveth, but they sure as hell can invoke some viscious revenge quickly too! :eek: :lol: ;)
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    I think if I thought about that chart while I'm...

    I think if I thought about that chart while I'm out on the course that my brain would implode and there's no way I could shoot anything under 90! :lol:

    Solid stuff though, seriously! And I...
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    0? Maybe 1? Maybe More? Maybe Never? Maybe ...

    0? Maybe
    1? Maybe
    More? Maybe
    Never? Maybe

    That's the beauty of the game, you never know????

    Just as Camp and I were saying, it tends to be a thing where the closer to par you're getting,...
  8. Thread: 2010 Golf

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    Par or better as a goal?? Hmmm. For the most...

    Par or better as a goal?? Hmmm. For the most part I've had a single digit handicap for 20 years, been down as low as a 1 and for a year or two made it up an 11 during that time frame. It wasn't...
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    How surreal would it be given BOTH of their...

    How surreal would it be given BOTH of their performances last Sunday, if this week, the final group in the PGA on Sunday was Woods/Mickelson and they staged an epic battle for the trophy???
  10. Thread: 2010 Golf

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    Strong work with the break 80 round! I'd buy...

    Strong work with the break 80 round! I'd buy that 8 greens is the key theory too. What I do just about every round is give myself 1 point for each green hit and each fairway hit. My benchmarch for...
  11. Thread: 2010 Golf

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    I really think that the thing about golf that got...

    I really think that the thing about golf that got me hooked soon after I started playing 30+ years ago was that one day I was out playing with both my grandfather and my dad and even way back then I...
  12. Thread: 2010 Golf

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    Warp, that course management WITHOUT HAVING TO...

    Warp, that course management WITHOUT HAVING TO THINK ABOUT IT, will happen. Likely first on a par 5 when your hitting your 2nd shot (and you know there's no way, even if your ball bounces off 2...
  13. Thread: 2010 Golf

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    No double eagles for me (same thing with the...

    No double eagles for me (same thing with the elusive ace) in 30+ years of teeing it up. This was the 5th time in my career that I've holed out from the fairway/rough for a 2 on a par 4 though, and I...
  14. Thread: 2010 Golf

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    Real solid advice here and the key to breaking...

    Real solid advice here and the key to breaking that 80 barrier. It's not a question of if your going to hit a "less than ideal" shot during the course of a round, but when. And then when it...
  15. Thread: 2010 Golf

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    No way in the heat yesterday. Rode my cart for...

    No way in the heat yesterday. Rode my cart for all 54. There was maybe a total of 30 golfers out at my course while I was playing yesterday, and *maybe* 2 were walking
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    Warp, I'd like to day that beers were involved,...

    Warp, I'd like to day that beers were involved, but with the heat yestetday it was just water, iced tea and powerade zero that was being consumed in LARGE quantities! After my evening mountain bike...
  17. Thread: 2010 Golf

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    Went absolutely crazy golf wise today! Things...

    Went absolutely crazy golf wise today! Things just fell into place, and I had a day on the course that I haven't had one like in almost 25 years. Got to my course about 7:30AM and by the time I got...
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    Pretty solid round this AM :) Shot a 77 with a...

    Pretty solid round this AM :) Shot a 77 with a ball into the water hazard off both the 16th and 17th tees :( Managed to save bogey on both holes - hit solid shots in both cases, but this morning...
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    Shot an 81 today at the home course - hit the...

    Shot an 81 today at the home course - hit the ball REAL solid today - just could never figure out the wind (I was playing in between the weather fronts that passed through today) :mad: which lead to...
  20. Thread: 2010 Golf

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    Good news today - hit the ball really well, ...

    Good news today - hit the ball really well, putted pretty well and shot a 75 :)

    Bad news, that 75 kicked out an 80 from my handicap scores and my handicap index dropped down to a 4.6 :eek: and...
  21. Thread: 2010 Golf

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    Played decent this afternoon - a bit breezy...

    Played decent this afternoon - a bit breezy (blowing a steady 10 with gusts to about 20) Shot an 82 with 4 3 putts :mad: after hitting 11 greens and 10 fairways and as much as I'd like to blame my...
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    Good start to the 2010 season today for me! I...

    Good start to the 2010 season today for me! I literally hadn't even picked up a club(let alone hit a ball) since my last round about Thanksgiving time, so I when I stepped onto the 1st tee this AM,...
  23. Thread: 2010 Golf

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    Yup, Haystack and Stratton both have full sized...

    Yup, Haystack and Stratton both have full sized ranges. Most of the time, they open up in early May
  24. Thread: 2010 Golf

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    Sounds like the tires on my golf cart at the end...

    Sounds like the tires on my golf cart at the end of last season :rolleyes: :lol:
  25. Thread: 2010 Golf

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    Not quite yet, but I will admit that when on my...

    Not quite yet, but I will admit that when on my flights to/from Utah last week that the magazines I bought at the airport newsstand were Golf and Golf Digest - the Feb issues of the flight out and...
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