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#46 Hypergolf

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Posted 03 November 2018 - 04:49 PM

Good stuff

 

Thanks!

 

congrats  Hopefully you will still grace us with your presence here online  and you dont get all snobby on us;)

 

Yes, I really enjoy this forum. Of course I will stick around. Why would I get snobby on you guys? LOL.

 

Don’t forget us girls.

 

How can I forget Goldy (and the ladies) who almost got me to join Growling Frog... Hehehe...

 

 

 

Happy for anyone in the forum to try out at Eastern with me after I join. Guest green fee is $60. 


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Posted 06 November 2018 - 12:16 PM

Thanks!


Yes, I really enjoy this forum. Of course I will stick around. Why would I get snobby on you guys? LOL.


How can I forget Goldy (and the ladies) who almost got me to join Growling Frog... Hehehe...



Happy for anyone in the forum to try out at Eastern with me after I join. Guest green fee is $60.


Have you gone all in or on the introductory offer to start with ?

#48 Hypergolf

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Posted 06 November 2018 - 12:45 PM

Have you gone all in or on the introductory offer to start with ?


I was supposed to do my trial round today but I had to postpone due to rain. So will try out the course this Sunday. I am going for full 7 days membership. Introductory offer excludes Wednesday and Saturday. With a new born around I need flexibilty and ability to choose which days I can play on the weekend. But if I didn't have a baby I would have gone for introductory.

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Posted 13 November 2018 - 11:10 AM

Played North course @ EGC on Sunday. OMG. I joined straight away after playing. 'nuff said. :)


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Posted 08 January 2019 - 09:14 AM

Okay... Honeymoon period is over. I am sick of the swarm of flies at Eastern Golf. I am back out in the market to join membership elsewhere once my membership expires. 

 

Any suggestions?



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Posted 08 January 2019 - 09:22 AM

Wow...that didn't take long.   People will start calling you Rob Newy soon.     ;) 


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Posted 08 January 2019 - 09:23 AM

Wow...that didn't take long.   People will start calling you Rob Newy soon.     ;)

 

The course is nice. It's the flies... 

 

And it is getting a bit boring. Hit as far as you can then hit the green.

 

I am sure it will be nice in a few years but the FLIES!!!!


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Posted 08 January 2019 - 09:30 AM

I suppose Gardiners Run and Yering Meadows are a bit close to EGC to not have the same issue....probably the same flies???   :unsure: 


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Posted 08 January 2019 - 09:33 AM

I suppose Gardiners Run and Yering Meadows are a bit close to EGC to not have the same issue....probably the same flies???   :unsure:

 

Yes, I hear they are having similar issues but not as bad as EGC. Currently flirting with Heritage and will try out the course in a couple weeks.

 

Also looking at Yarrambat and potentially Heidelberg might come back in to the radar...



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Posted 08 January 2019 - 09:39 AM

Not  sure  about Yarrambat after you've played at EGC.   Pretty basic IMHO......just depends on your standards I guess.   Goldy will  be able to give you a better opinion as I haven't been there for a few years


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Posted 08 January 2019 - 10:11 AM

Okay... Honeymoon period is over. I am sick of the swarm of flies at Eastern Golf. I am back out in the market to join membership elsewhere once my membership expires. 

 

Any suggestions?

Kew GC is the go, regardless of your first impressions.

Investigate fully and you'll thank me later.

Wow...that didn't take long.   People will start calling you Rob Newy soon.     ;)

That's a tough call, he's got a long way to go to catch up to RN and TB with the " how many clubs can I go thru " in a 5 year period. 

Jon...


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Posted 11 January 2019 - 02:49 PM

Yes, I hear they are having similar issues but not as bad as EGC. Currently flirting with Heritage and will try out the course in a couple weeks.

 

Also looking at Yarrambat and potentially Heidelberg might come back in to the radar...

 

Yarrambat is not worth it IMO and I have been a member at both that you mention above. They are both around the same price point and would pick Heidelberg every day of the week. 


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Posted 11 January 2019 - 03:11 PM

Yarrambat is not worth it IMO and I have been a member at both that you mention above. They are both around the same price point and would pick Heidelberg every day of the week. 

 

Yarrambat at around $1300 p.a. and Heidelberg just under $3k...they're not close on price.

 

Or quality...Heidelberg does crap all over Yarrambat. But price wise they're in a different league as well.


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Posted 11 January 2019 - 03:40 PM

Yarrambat at around $1300 p.a. and Heidelberg just under $3k...they're not close on price.

Or quality...Heidelberg does crap all over Yarrambat. But price wise they're in a different league as well.


True but thought he was under 40 which is a lot less??

If I'm wrong then yeah massive diff in price.

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