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While I think watches look very cool I am not a watch wearer. The main reason being I have a cell phone always on me so I have zero need for it.

 

Are you a watch wearer or not? And what is your favorite watch?

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I am a watch guy and right now my favorite is a Tag Heuer Aquaracer that I got a few months ago.

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I used to be, but since my shattered left wrist 15 years ago, I seldom wear anything on my left wrist......so now I game a Nike Fuel on my right wrist.....and it functions for a watch.

 

My drawer still holds several Seikos, a Raymond Weil and a couple gimick watches(U of KY watch etc.).....they all need batteries.

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Never have been, was very excited once the cell phone came about and I could do time that way.  Loved the GPS feature of the watch but couldn't get used to it and had to abandon it for play.

 

Not a watch person!

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I wear a watch every day, stainless Seiko Sports 150 I bought in San Francisco in 1997. I don't, however, wear it when I play. Keys, wallet and watch go into the valuables pocket of my bag. 

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Used to wear one everyday to work. My insulin pump has a clock on it, so I always have the time.

I like the watch though and wear it when I do get a little more dressed up. Seiko Kinetic all titanium. Very light.

Just have to shake it a few times to get it going and set the time if I haven't worn it for a long time.

I try to take as few things to be potentially stolen to the course with me as possible, so the watch stays home.

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I'm a watch geek! Right now its Invicta, Bullova, Tag and Wegner Swiss Army. Can't beat the Invicta's for the money though. I'm a big fan of the Russian Divers. But, way to big and heavy to wear while playing!

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Definitely a watch person. I only own two watches currently, both are quartz, but I would like to own a very nice mechanical watch one day. There are a too many that I like, Ball, Hamilton, IWC, Omega, Sinn and much more. I realize I could use a cell phone to look up time but there are many more reasons as to why I like watches, they are mechanical art. There are some nice quartz watches as well such as Swiss Army. 

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Nope. I wear no jewelry of any kind. I used to carry a pocket watch for years, but since I have a cell phone on me at all times, it's not necessary.

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I used a pocket watch when I was in school to put on the desk when taking tests. Since school, I have only had two watches; Seiko and a G-Shock, both are in the dresser needing batteries. Went to the cell phone about 5 years ago, and haven't looked back. Watches and jewelry get in the way of golf.

 

So... thinking about it, I have had the same number of watches as I have had putters. 3 Amazing huh?

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I never wear a watch when I play, but generally wear one off the course.  I only have two, one for everyday my daughter gave me years ago and my Dad's Bulova I wear for special occasions.

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Bought a watch when I graduated middle school. Wore it for a year or two but between batteries dying and my wrist becoming tree limb sized didn't wear one for a while.

 

Bought another watch last year but it fell apart on me within months, and just ordered a new one for cheap off Amazon two days ago.

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I tend to wear one.  I stick with the Timex Weekender.  Classic, lightweight, and stylish.  Plus, you don't look like a dweeb when you pull your phone out to check the time.

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I'm for sure a watch guy. Love my Citizen watches. Have a few cheaper Fossil watches too. However, I don't wear while playing. Watch, keys, and wallet all go into my bag. 

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I used to never be a watch guy until a couple years ago.  Im a watch wearer now though and I like it.  No other reason just because I like the way it feels.  I dont have an expensive watch, just a cheapie $50 Casio G-Shock from Target.  Id love to have a nice Seiko or Citizen but right now spending money on other, more practical things take a higher priority.

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On the golf course you can tell it's time to quit when the sun starts going down.  Getting up in the middle of the night to pee is the only time I HAVE to know what time it is.  

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A throwback Friday thread!

I have a new watch arriving on Monday (if FedEx behaves properly). It's a Fossil hybrid watch: it has real hands, but the face of the watch is also an e-ink display, so it can show notifications.

This thread was started five years ago: presumably, the ubiquity of smart phones has made watch-wearing even less common. So how about it: how many of you are watch-wearers?

And though this thread isn't specifically about golf, thinking about watches made me recall this post from Andrew Rice on the effect of wearing a watch on the course: https://www.andrewricegolf.com/andrew-rice-golf/2012/09/when-you-play-watch-or-no-watch. This test showed a noticeable effect on swing speed. I tweeted to him today asking if he's ever tried replicating that effect.

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I have a Fitbit I wear on a daily basis but my nicer Tissot watch hardly ever gets worn anymore. Unfortunately a watch that only shows the date/time seems pretty lacking these days.

For golf I’d much rather have an Arccos Link than mess with a watch like the Shot Scope. Maybe the smaller V3 will change that but I’m just not much of a watch while golfing person.




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