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I have another grand daughter as of May 17. Brynleigh Mae. 3 grand daughters and a grand son. I'll be a busy grandpa in the next few years...lol.


Congrats!! Cool name too!
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I have another grand daughter as of May 17. Brynleigh Mae. 3 grand daughters and a grand son. I'll be a busy grandpa in the next few years...lol.

Congratulations!!
We also have 1 boy and 3 girls grandchildren. Oldest is girl 16, 17 in July and we paid for 1/2 of her car last month.
Only 3 more to go
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The PING Blueprint irons are $230 a club... that is absolutely ridiculous.

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Bad weather heading to the midwest this evening!

 

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The PING Blueprint irons are $230 a club... that is absolutely ridiculous.

They are definitely not on my short list either.


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The PING Blueprint irons are $230 a club... that is absolutely ridiculous.

They are nice, hit them last week, but too much club for me. Both style and price
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Someone cleaned the coffee pot, but forgot to rinse all of the salt out. Nothing worse than waiting for a nice cup and have it ruined... 🤢

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22 hours ago, Shankster said:

The PING Blueprint irons are $230 a club... that is absolutely ridiculous.

The PXG / Bob Parsons effect?!?!?  He proved people will pay ridiculous prices based solely on marketing.  More expensive rarely equals better quality.  

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The PXG / Bob Parsons effect?!?!?  He proved people will pay ridiculous prices based solely on marketing.  More expensive rarely equals better quality.  

 

Yep. It’s a crock of you know what if you ask me.

 

I am surprised the die hard blade fans aren’t kicking and screaming that they aren’t 1020 steel.

 

I just don’t get it. It is impossible to grow the game for the majority of golfers if you keep hiking the prices up.

 

If I was looking to get someone into the game I don’t know how I could tell them that it is cool to spend more than $2000 on some sticks and they might not even like it. Sure there are used options and cheaper clubs, but this is getting a little out of hand.

 

My guess is $600 drivers, $350+ fairway woods, $250 Hybrids, and $200 per iron next year from a majority of the brands.

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1 hour ago, Shankster said:

 

Yep. It’s a crock of you know what if you ask me.

 

I am surprised the die hard blade fans aren’t kicking and screaming that they aren’t 1020 steel.

 

I just don’t get it. It is impossible to grow the game for the majority of golfers if you keep hiking the prices up.

 

If I was looking to get someone into the game I don’t know how I could tell them that it is cool to spend more than $2000 on some sticks and they might not even like it. Sure there are used options and cheaper clubs, but this is getting a little out of hand.

 

My guess is $600 drivers, $350+ fairway woods, $250 Hybrids, and $200 per iron next year from a majority of the brands.

I haven't bought the latest release of anything in a number of years.  Still gaming everything in my bag except wedges and putter from at least 5 years ago.  I refuse to play that game.  Like the golf ball market, they are going to push people toward direct-to-consumer club manufacturers like Sub 70 and Hogan.

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Weed whacking and grass cutting a few acres where poison Ivy is prevalent makes me do everything I can to keep it off of me.

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Weed whacking and grass cutting a few acres where poison Ivy is prevalent makes me do everything I can to keep it off of me.
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Don't forget to wash everything in cold water. When I'm around it I immediately throw everything into the washer - handling them with gloves by the way.


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“Sharp Dressed Man”
One of my daughters can catch poison ivy if she’s in the same city!!


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1 hour ago, tony@CIC said:


Don't forget to wash everything in cold water. When I'm around it I immediately throw everything into the washer - handling them with gloves by the way.


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I'll be doing it again tomorrow then I'm gonna wash it. My friend asked me when I got out on prison work release lol

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Being the packrat that I am, I came across two tapes recently - a cassette of the very first rehearsal of the very first rock band I was in when I was 13, and a VHS of us rehearsing a few months later. I've spent the morning converting them to share with the other guys, who I'm still in touch with 30 years later. Pretty cool if you ask me. 

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I dislike flying.

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Haha. Jamie Donaldson just rose up my OWGR list. Many style points.

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So did this guy! On a Safari!!!

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Tomorrow we honor our fallen brothers & sisters 🇺🇸

 

 

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I am 100% sure there is nothing better then BBQ’d Bacon with Hickory and Brown Sugar BBQ sauce... mmm bacon.

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