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Where 30 min from Seattle? I'm in Monroe.. You??

Redmond area. Where do you usually play?

 

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"Is this Heaven?  No, it's Iowa."

 

I enjoy small town living.  The town I live in is big enough to have all the necessities, but small enough to not be a hassle.  I'm less than 5 minutes from my office and 2 minutes to the course.  A trip to the post office takes 10 minutes, not an hour like when I lived in San Diego.  A trip to the grocery store takes 20 minutes max.  When I walk in the bank, I'm greeted by name.  When I need a plumber or other work done, I know the person and things get done quickly and at a reasonable cost.  We have good public schools--which saved a small fortune when my children were young.      

 

There are two 18 hole course in town--not bad for a town of 7000 people.  We don't have tee ties at my course because they are not needed.  A round of golf rarely takes more than 3 hours.    

 

I have cities 60 and 80 minutes away when I want to see a play or take in a concert.

 

I enjoy three of the seasons.  Fall is my favorite.  I don't like winter, so I go to warmer climes.   I guess no place is perfect.  But my small town comes close.      

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Redmond area. Where do you usually play?

 

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My father in law lives in Wenatchee so we play over there a lot.. locally I play Blue Heron in Carnation ( wife like its) snohomish, legion in Everett.. Mostly.. You?? Willows or redmond ridge?? 

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Also a photographer... NIce

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My father in law lives in Wenatchee so we play over there a lot.. locally I play Blue Heron in Carnation ( wife like its) snohomish, legion in Everett.. Mostly.. You?? Willows or redmond ridge??

Just played Blue Heron this afternoon! Usually play at Willow's and also Mt Si.

 

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Year round golf

Galveston Island 45 minutes away

Great seafood

Great BBQ

Lots of craft beer breweries

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I can golf or surf on Christmas (my bday) and every day it's at least 75F. I don't do well in cold weather, I'm a weeny.

 

Friendly people and pretty low violent crime, and it's a nice balance between big city and small town

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I'm surrounded by good golf courses, beaches and wineries. Population of 12,000, about 20 minutes from work in a city of 250,000. Four of the top 80 golf courses are within 20 minutes of my house (including my club). I live on an acre block, with room for a small vineyard.

 

What's not to love.

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The mild climate, National Forest access and mile high air for long, straight ball flight.

 

 

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For me, living in Columbus, OH its probably the combination of good paying jobs and low cost of living.  You see a lot of people, myself included, who live a very comfortable life, living in $500K-$1 million houses, driving new cars and living it up every weekend.  As someone who struggled to get by when he lived in Wisconsin, its like living the dream.

Beyond that, Ohio is Ohio.  Its a good place to rasie a family but theres really not much here.  I always tell people that I like Ohio but I also live in the best part of Ohio.  If my wife and I didnt have great jobs and couldnt afford to spend money, it would probably be a much different story. LOL

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Just played Blue Heron this afternoon! Usually play at Willow's and also Mt Si.

 

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How'd ya do? Last time i played there HAD some issues once we got to the back 9.. The guys behind us hit into us twice. and had the balls to yell at us while we looking for a ball on 18.. still shot a 87 i think.. 

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Cobra 4 hybrid Rogue Pro 75g Shaft

Cobra F8 irons 5-GW KBS tour 90 stiff shafts

Cobra King Black Wedges 54* and 58* versatile grind

Snake eyes Viper Putter.

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How'd ya do? Last time i played there HAD some issues once we got to the back 9.. The guys behind us hit into us twice. and had the balls to yell at us while we looking for a ball on 18.. still shot a 87 i think..

To be honest, I don't really know. It wasn't good... 😊

 

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Old Gray noted about Maryland crabs- "They sale some good jock itch powder at rite aid ;)"

 

I have found it somewhat amusing, that the motto of my home State is "Virginia is for Lovers".  Continue on to Maryland and the motto is "Maryland is for Crabs".   Perhaps, the Delaware motto should be "Delaware is for Jock Itch Powder".

 

I have been a resident of Annapolis for quite sometime now.   I must admit that I enjoy life in the "Land of Pleasant Living" on the shores of the Chesapeake.   I have often been asked if I own a boat.   I do not because I prefer to play golf on my weekends and I have multiple neighbors and friends that have both power boats and sailboats that are constantly asking me to join them.   But I do enjoy, after a great meal at the many restaurants, sitting on the docks drinking our Dark and Stormys  (the somewhat official drink of Annapolis).

 

As for golf, the only venues in Annapolis are a muni and the Naval Academy course, but the surrounding communities have multiple rather nice options.  Additionally, my office is on the eastern shore, Kent Island.  Accordingly, I tend to play a lot of eastern shore golf, which I find has a lot of extremely great venues.  It also provides multiple opportunities to play during the winter months.   For some reason, the temperatures in the Ocean City area tends to be 10 degrees or so warmer.   When it may snow on the western shore, again, for some reason, it typically just rains in the Ocean City area.   However, living in Maryland, if I want to experience mountain golf, I just head west on a reasonable commute.   

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Inexpensive housing.

We've been looking at a possible move and anywhere we would go will be much more expensive for the same size home...

 

 

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Florida, love 3 of the seasons, summers not so much.

Originally from New England and the ridiculous winters make the hot summers look a lot better.

95' is better than 3' snow covering the 2" of sleet/freezing rain.

Plus I play all winter long now.

 

 

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To be honest, I don't really know. It wasn't good...

 

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The course or the round?? How is Mt. Si, I've never played there.. Played both willows courses a few times.. Like Eagles Talon better but play Coyote creek better.. 

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Cobra F8+ 3wd Hzrdus Red 65g shaft

Cobra 3 hybrid Rogue Pro 75g Shaft

Cobra 4 hybrid Rogue Pro 75g Shaft

Cobra F8 irons 5-GW KBS tour 90 stiff shafts

Cobra King Black Wedges 54* and 58* versatile grind

Snake eyes Viper Putter.

Ball: Srixon Z-Star

 

 

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The course or the round?? How is Mt. Si, I've never played there.. Played both willows courses a few times.. Like Eagles Talon better but play Coyote creek better.. 

I've played Mt. Si a couple of years ago with some friends in Seattle.  It's a nice course; inexpensive, not long so easy to walk, fairly easy; thus, it can be crowded.  If you want a nice fun round with friends and don't care about slow play, it's OK.  The restaurant was pretty good.

We don’t stop playing the game because we get old; we get old because we stop playing the game.”

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... Chicago has great sports teams and restaurants, sits on a lake as well as having 100 golf course within 25 miles of my house. No better place to be in the summer. But I HATE IT HERE! Because winter is insufferable, spring takes forever to arrive and fall is too short. Great place to visit and live between May-October but November - April is brutal. 

... I love the PNW but am afraid it also has too much of the W word. (winter) I am looking at Tuscon, Austin and California. 

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