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#31 Left is Dead

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Posted 05 July 2017 - 06:48 PM

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Posted 05 July 2017 - 07:05 PM

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Posted 06 July 2017 - 08:33 AM

Hi Gents,

Would just like to know what everone enjoys most about playing the great game? In turn what do you all dislike about getting out for a hit?

I enjoy the thrill of trying to play better. It's a long game to play and one that generally doesn't come with overall gratification for a total score, but when you do score better than your last best it is an enjoyable experience. 

You do, of course get instant gratification of a well struck shot, or sinking a putt

 

I dislike that I am not in a position to play as well as I used to when I was younger.

I dislike whingers and moaners on the course, always looking outside for an excuse for why they didn't make a putt or why the ball bounced sideways from th erough, or a good one is they whinge when their ball lands in a divot in the rough under a tree and they don't get a perfect lie after chunking their drive 120m from the tee.

I don't like cart drivers who rush up the fairway in front of the rest of the group, it shows that they feel more self entitled than the rest of us and it makes them look foolish, they always seem to have better lies - even in the rough

I don't like how some traditions of the game are being eroded, particularly dress code. I can't fathom why it is too difficult to wear a neat polo shirt - tucked in and a pair of tailored pants with a leather belt. I see people with all the latest gear and gadgets but claim that pants are too dear and they wear something more akin to shopping at the weekend markets.

 

well that does look a lot like there is more that I dislike than I do like, but I can assure you that I love the game and there will always be a lot more that I do like than I don't like 


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Posted 06 July 2017 - 09:09 AM

 

I don't like how some traditions of the game are being eroded, particularly dress code. I can't fathom why it is too difficult to wear a neat polo shirt - tucked in and a pair of tailored pants with a leather belt. I see people with all the latest gear and gadgets but claim that pants are too dear and they wear something more akin to shopping at the weekend markets.

I like it sir, you appear to be quite the intelligent fellow

 

but when you say leather belts, is there room for some coloured belts too?

this answer will make or break what I think about you 


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Posted 06 July 2017 - 09:16 AM

... when you say leather belts, is there room for some coloured belts too?

 

 

Wait, that's it ... the key to a faster swing ----> COLOURED BELT. I knew, just knew, there was a piece of equipment that would fix the problem. Just totally overlooked the golfing attire aspect.



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Posted 06 July 2017 - 09:20 AM

I like it sir, you appear to be quite the intelligent fellow

 

but when you say leather belts, is there room for some coloured belts too?

this answer will make or break what I think about you 

I hope that we can still remain friends after my answer but I think it will not be what you want it to hear


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Posted 06 July 2017 - 09:21 AM

I hope that we can still remain friends after my answer but I think it will not be what you want it to hear

Oh...
"But sometimes there are more important things in life than being pedantic about the rules of golf, or spelling and grammar on golf forums"

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Posted 06 July 2017 - 09:24 AM

Wait, that's it ... the key to a faster swing ----> COLOURED BELT. I knew, just knew, there was a piece of equipment that would fix the problem. Just totally overlooked the golfing attire aspect.

And BINGO was his name-oh!
You got it brother, the clothes maketh the man and without a great coloured belt to compete the outfit, you just can't swing as hard as you can otherwise!
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Posted 06 July 2017 - 09:37 AM

I like it sir, you appear to be quite the intelligent fellow

but when you say leather belts, is there room for some coloured belts too?
this answer will make or break what I think about you


If your age is lower than your waist size, then you can wear a colored belt
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Posted 06 July 2017 - 09:49 AM

If your age is lower than your waist size, then you can wear a colored belt

 

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Posted 06 July 2017 - 09:54 AM

If your age is lower than your waist size, then you can wear a colored belt

phew, I'd better make the most of it for the next few years, and by few years I mean only a couple. 


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Posted 06 July 2017 - 11:43 AM

"How would you describe the culture on here ?"

Occasionally racist (mainly the poms)
 

 

Feck off you Aussie ******. I'm not racist...


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Posted 06 July 2017 - 11:50 AM

Feck off you Aussie ******. I'm not racist...

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Posted 06 July 2017 - 12:14 PM

Likes:

 

- Making dirty pars

- Any shot that goes where I want it to go

- Sledging my playing partners

- Having at least 6 points on the opening 3 holes

 

Dislikes:

 

- Fog

- Having less than 30 points


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Posted 06 July 2017 - 12:53 PM

Likes:
Eagles
Tap in birdies
Chip ins

Dislikes:
Stableford
Handicaps
Getting stuck behind choppers




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