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#586 Bluethunda

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 04:37 PM

So you hanging up the clubs mate?


Nah gonna sell them I think, least I won't be tempted to pick them up again if I hang em
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#587 upnin

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Posted 08 February 2018 - 06:16 PM

Isn't the 17th over 160? I hit 4h into the wind last time!

 

Yes, i forgot about those holes. Good par threes at Yarra and Kingston Heath come to think of it.

 

Way back, and I mean way back about 1980, I remember hitting a fantastic wedge shot to one of those holes.

 

The shot landed a couple of feet short, bounced past the flag, screwed back and hit the stick, or rather the iron base of the flagstick, and finished about an inch past the hole. Muggins here was so disappointed in dipping out on my HIO that I went to backhand it and completely missed the ball!! :o

 

I was part of a group of Members from our Club and we had decided that there were no gimmes. Missed out on winning the day's best net by one shot!  :(


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Posted 08 February 2018 - 06:20 PM

Isn't the 17th over 160? I hit 4h into the wind last time!

 

It was when the new course was first opened but the nines were reversed by a Captain who thought he knew better than the architect. The course flows much better from the 10th tee which is why I nearly always tee off from 10.


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Posted 08 February 2018 - 08:09 PM

9th is a brilliant finishing hole.
Can make or break a round
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Posted 09 February 2018 - 05:33 PM

9th is a brilliant finishing hole.
Can make or break a round

 

Yes, much better than the 18th which is a 429m slog to a green that is like concrete and has never held. The 9th, especially off the back tee, is a strategic hole and not an easy par.



#591 CaNadiAn MiCk

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Posted 20 February 2018 - 12:41 PM

Question: Have you ever cried tears of joy on the golf course?

 

  •  Yes - several times
  •  Yes - once or twice
  •  Maybe, but I'm not sure
  •  No
  •  No - but I have cried tears of sorrow
  •  No - under no circumstance would I shed tears of any kind on a golf course

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#592 BumpunRun

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Posted 20 February 2018 - 12:52 PM

yes, once, playing foursomes.

It was the 26th hole of a 27 hole championships, my tee shot landed in the green side bunker, reasonably plugged. My partner got a big piece of it and it finished off the green. The back fringe sloped down to a sloping green. The putt was probably at least 15m, that I had to start at right angles to the hole and I nailed it for par. 

We did a running high five and connected with one of the sweetest slaps I have ever seen and my hand stung like buggery for the next while and I am sure there were tears of both joy and absolute searing pain.  


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#593 Goldy

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Posted 20 February 2018 - 01:20 PM

Good win BuRob.
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#594 iRON MiCK

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Posted 20 February 2018 - 01:40 PM

At Gardners. In front of everyone. Defining moment. Thanks Roy.
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Posted 20 February 2018 - 03:03 PM

I Haven't, but my Coach has, several times

“I will put my b***s in your mouth. And I will give you some money to make you feel good.”

 

Just Counting my money. “I don’t care about that match point—would you care if you were 23 and worth over $10 million?”

 

Nothing is my fault!

 

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#596 OldBogey

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Posted 20 February 2018 - 05:16 PM

Nup
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#597 GPJ_Longdriver

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Posted 24 February 2018 - 04:10 PM

Geez it's golf ffs ..... who would ever cry over that?


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Posted 24 February 2018 - 04:48 PM

Yes, I had just opened a can of beer and it was sitting on the seat of my buggie when someone yelled fore from the distance and one of my playing partners seeing the ball bounding towards my buggy pushed it out of the way, I lost my beer...........and a golf buddy that day.


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Posted 24 February 2018 - 09:44 PM

Yes, I had just opened a can of beer and it was sitting on the seat of my buggie when someone yelled fore from the distance and one of my playing partners seeing the ball bounding towards my buggy pushed it out of the way, I lost my beer...........and a golf buddy that day.


He would be dead to me to
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#600 CaNadiAn MiCk

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Posted 27 February 2018 - 03:32 PM

Question: If you have the option to walk or ride in a cart during a round of golf, which do you generally prefer?

 

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