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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by InTenSity on 2014-12-27, 15:15

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Leave the driver in the bag?
isn't the driver. It's those fucking short chips. If I start going bad with the driver I have no issues putting it away.

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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by Bizarro Fletch on 2014-12-27, 20:20

InTenSity wrote:How frustrating is it that the last 5 rounds I take 10 strokes off between the front and back? I'll shoot a 53 and then a 43, or a 55 then a 45, today was a 55 and a 42. Hopefully I can put it together tomorrow morning.

I would guess this is related to pre-round prep. Seems like it's taking you a while to get into a groove, meaning you're either not warming up enough or properly.

I had the exact opposite problem this season - I was consistently starting hot and losing concentration or energy on the back 9.
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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by Cym Jim on 2014-12-27, 20:46

Bizarro Fletch wrote:

I had the exact opposite problem this season - I was consistently starting hot and losing concentration or energy on the back 9.
You've got the yips. Try talking to the club pro, or overlap grips. Or just take a rain check on the yips.
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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by Bizarro Fletch on 2014-12-28, 09:32

Cym Jim wrote:
You've got the yips. Try talking to the club pro, or overlap grips. Or just take a rain check on the yips.

I'm pretty sure my shaft is too short. It's also crooked.
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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by HT on 2014-12-28, 12:49

Got a TaylorMade Spider putter for Christmas and a Michigan State poker chip ball marker that has an additional magnetic ball marker in it.

Cannot wait until spring comes so I can try it out and work on my game again. I lettered twice in golf in HS, but my game has really fallen off the last couple of years with all the work in grad school.
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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by InTenSity on 2015-01-28, 21:35

101 from the whites on blue monster today. 15 mph or more winds, so happy with that.

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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by duffy munn on 2015-01-28, 22:34

InTenSity wrote:101 from the whites on blue monster today. 15 mph or more winds, so happy with that.

Happy with 101 ?

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Post by InTenSity on 2015-01-28, 22:40

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Happy with 101 ?
Yup. I'll live with it. Had a few awesome shots and 3 blow up holes. 4 holes in a row that were triple bogey. 260 out after hitting in the drink on 18. On the green with a three wood. 2 putt for a bogey.

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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by Frank Ricard on 2015-01-28, 23:56

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Happy with 101 ?

That's not bad at all given the winds. Bet that would beat 60-70% of all golfers out there on that course. I believe that's what InTenSity shot - good for him for counting all his shots.

For most golfers, I add 5-7 shots per round, maybe even more, if they play with me. But it's not fair because I actually know the rules.

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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by duffy munn on 2015-01-29, 00:37

InTenSity wrote:
Yup. I'll live with it. Had a few awesome shots and 3 blow up holes. 4 holes in a row that were triple bogey. 260 out after hitting in the drink on 18. On the green with a three wood. 2 putt for a bogey.

How many yards does the course play form the Whites? Didn't mean to bash you but triple digits ?

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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by InTenSity on 2015-01-29, 07:22

duffy munn wrote:

How many yards does the course play form the Whites? Didn't mean to bash you but triple digits ?

6300. 6700 from blues.

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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by InTenSity on 2015-03-24, 09:08

Here is my next 4 days. Member Guest Tournament at Doral. Has anyone else ever participated in a member guest tournament? Anything I should expect?

Wed - Practice round on Blue Monster @ 9:40

Thursday
Lunch 11 - 1.
1-3:30 Match 1 9 holes (Red course)
3:45 - 6:30 Match 2 9 holes (Blue course)
7-10pm Stag party and $300 shopping experience in the pro shop

Friday
8-10am Breakfast
10-12:30 Match 3 9 holes (Yellow course)
12:30-1:15 Lunch
1:30-4 Match 4 9 holes (Red course)

Saturday
6-9am Breakfast
9-11:30 Match 5 (Yellow course)
11-12:30 Lunch on course
11:30 - 1:45 Match 6 (Blue course)
2:00 Scoring for shootout
2:15-4:30 Shoot Out Blue course Holes 1,2,17 & 18
4:45-5:30 Awards ceremony
5:45-8 Steakhouse concept dinner on patio.

TL:DR - 4 day member guest tournament at Doral. Scramble format.

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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by NigelUno on 2015-03-24, 09:17

duffy munn wrote:

How many yards does the course play form the Whites? Didn't mean to bash you but triple digits ?

He's playing the Blue Monster, not Royal Scot. Settle down.
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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by Wally Fairway on 2015-03-24, 09:27

InTenSity wrote: Scramble format.
Seriously, that is the member/guest format?

IMO, that would kinda suck

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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by InTenSity on 2015-03-24, 09:31

Wally Fairway wrote:
Seriously, that is the member/guest format?

IMO, that would kinda suck
The member hasn't played a member/guest tournament in about 5 years or so, but that is how it was last time. Another guy I know, but a member at another club said theirs is a scramble format. Honestly, this is one of those once in a lifetime opportunities. He said he's going to push it through so his company foots the bill. I shot an 85 over the weekend, but the course was only 5500 yards.

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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by LooseGoose on 2015-03-24, 10:28

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Thursday
Lunch 11 - 1.
Friday
8-10am Breakfast
Saturday
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Jeezus Christ!! After spending 7 hours eating how the hell will you even be able to golf??

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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by NigelUno on 2015-03-24, 10:38

I would like a pictorial documentary of this event. Pictures of the food. Pictures of each drink you have. Pictures of the beer cart girl. Pictures of Donald Trump's comb over...
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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by InTenSity on 2015-03-25, 16:41

Practice round is done. I didn't take any pics today. I shot a little bit better without wind, but it was getting hot, about 92 or so according to my car. I think I finished with a 93 or a 94 from the blues. Was having a good round on the back until 18 and blew that one up.

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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by InTenSity on 2015-03-26, 23:50

First day is done. I think we lost 6 holes on the front, but won 7 on the back. Anyway, I think I won a new driver too, plus a few other things. Pics later, will try to take one of the cart girl.
Blue monster tomorrow.

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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by LooseGoose on 2015-03-26, 23:57

InTenSity wrote:First day is done. I think we lost 6 holes on the front, but won 7 on the back. Anyway, I think I won a new driver too, plus a few other things. Pics later, will try to take one of the cart girl.
Blue monster tomorrow.

Less of your blather and more time spent on acquiring cart girl pics please.

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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by HT on 2015-03-27, 08:49

Man I want to go golfing. There is still a bunch of snow on the ground here in NY. Probably have another 3ish weeks before I can think about hitting the links.
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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by InTenSity on 2015-03-27, 21:44

So, I won an R15. It's selling for around $400. We're in second or third in our flight, but we beat the guys in first. Tomorrow is the final day. If we can keep our pace up, I think we win. I'll try to take a pic of the cart girl but they frown on it.

My best shot of the day was a 3 wood into the wind about 200 yards to get on in two to win the match.

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Re: The Golf Thread

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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by Bizarro Fletch on 2015-04-09, 09:47

NigelUno wrote:

Sorry if we were muddling up the thread about you and Tanny, RP.
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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by Robert J Sakimano on 2015-04-09, 09:58

Bizarro Fletch wrote:
NigelUno wrote:

Sorry if we were muddling up the thread about you and Tanny, RP.
thinking about going "Up North" to play golf.. do you have an argyle sweater I could borrow?

Thanks.

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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by NigelUno on 2015-04-09, 10:01

Bizarro Fletch wrote:
NigelUno wrote:

Sorry if we were muddling up the thread about you and Tanny.

My bad.  Was that thread about you and Tanfan?  Are you jealous?  Is that why you bumped it this morning?
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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by Bizarro Fletch on 2015-04-09, 10:32

Robert J Sakimano wrote:
Bizarro Fletch wrote:

Sorry if we were muddling up the thread about you and Tanny, RP.
thinking about going "Up North" to play golf.. do you have an argyle sweater I could borrow?

Thanks.


Plenty! Do you want pink or coral pants to go with it?
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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by InTenSity on 2015-04-10, 10:48

Tomorrow is the second championship round in the league I play in. The course is wide open and I play it pretty well, which means I'll probably shoot about 105, instead of 85.

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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by Robert J Sakimano on 2015-04-10, 10:51

Bizarro Fletch wrote:
Robert J Sakimano wrote:thinking about going "Up North" to play golf.. do you have an argyle sweater I could borrow?

Thanks.


Plenty! Do you want pink or coral pants to go with it?
I'll let you pick.

Also, can you make some suggestions as to how I should style my hair? I want it to look nice as I drive Up North in my SUV with my very attractive yet non-threatening family.

Instagram would appreciate any efforts you may wish to put forth.
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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by InTenSity on 2015-04-10, 10:58

Robert J Sakimano wrote:
Bizarro Fletch wrote:

Plenty! Do you want pink or coral pants to go with it?
I'll let you pick.

Also, can you make some suggestions as to how I should style my hair? I want it to look nice as I drive Up North in my SUV with my very attractive yet non-threatening family.

Instagram would appreciate any efforts you may wish to put forth.

Wear a hat.

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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by Robert J Sakimano on 2015-04-10, 11:02

InTenSity wrote:
Robert J Sakimano wrote:I'll let you pick.

Also, can you make some suggestions as to how I should style my hair? I want it to look nice as I drive Up North in my SUV with my very attractive yet non-threatening family.

Instagram would appreciate any efforts you may wish to put forth.

Wear a hat.
can I wear a hat and then put my sunglasses on the back of my neck as I stroll effortlessly into an Up North restaurant?
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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by tanfan! on 2015-04-10, 11:18

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duffy munn wrote:

Happy with 101 ?

That's not bad at all given the winds. Bet that would beat 60-70% of all golfers out there on that course. I believe that's what InTenSity shot - good for him for counting all his shots.

For most golfers, I add 5-7 shots per round, maybe even more, if they play with me. But it's not fair because I actually know the rules.



Frank. Why am I hitting fat shots. I keep my weight forward so I dint sway. Am I just going blind?

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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by tanfan! on 2015-04-10, 11:22

InTenSity wrote:First day is done. I think we lost 6 holes on the front, but won 7 on the back. Anyway, I think I won a new driver too, plus a few other things. Pics later, will try to take one of the cart girl.
Blue monster tomorrow.

Intensity. Let's get together this summer. I'll come down. We can play my course and all the courses you can get us on. I do have reciprocity with a bunch of great courses. Pelican marsh is fun.

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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2015-04-10, 11:27

Are there any par 3 courses around EL?
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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by Robert J Sakimano on 2015-04-10, 11:29

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:Are there any par 3 courses around EL?
there is a putt-putt course in Okemos.
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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by LooseGoose on 2015-04-10, 12:01

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:Are there any par 3 courses around EL?

Learn to hit the ball like a player and all courses become Par 3's.

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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by Triple Sparty on 2015-04-10, 12:08

Used to be executive course at up Abbott near Hawks Hollow.
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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by InTenSity on 2015-04-10, 12:12

Tanfan! wrote:
InTenSity wrote:First day is done. I think we lost 6 holes on the front, but won 7 on the back. Anyway, I think I won a new driver too, plus a few other things. Pics later, will try to take one of the cart girl.
Blue monster tomorrow.

Intensity. Let's get together this summer. I'll come down. We can play my course and all the courses you can get us on. I do have reciprocity with a bunch of great courses. Pelican marsh is fun.

So fucking hot on the west coast in the summer. I'm going to try to make a trip up mid May. It depends on when my son will have surgery and be ready to travel again. I'll play, but would definitely need some coordination to get the free rounds in. After June a lot of the sales guys go out to CA or up to TN and VA, so they aren't around to take me golfing. I'll let you know the next time I'm heading up to central FL.

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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on 2015-08-10, 16:02

Bump.

Going for the first time this summer and it's August. This should be fun.
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Re: The Golf Thread

Post by InTenSity on 2015-08-10, 16:03

Other Teams Pursuing That wrote:Bump.

Going for the first time this summer and it's August. This should be fun.
Where at?

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