Jump to content
TSauer

Happy thread

Recommended Posts

Our Sponsors

So, I have a happy. My twin brother is "marrying" his partner next May and I was asked if I'd be going. The answer was no as we are hopefully going back to visit February 2021 for our 50th and I can't really afford it.

However, my mother said she will pay for my airfare to attend, so I'll be flying home to Sydney for about 6 days in May. This will be 11 years since I've been on my home soil and I hope to spend some time with my daughters while I'm there.
Awesome, I'll be there in July for my daughter's"Australian"wedding.

Sent from my XT1635-01 using MyGolfSpy mobile app

  • Like 3

:cobra-small:             F7+ w/Fujikura Pro XLR8 Graphite Shaft

MALTBY.png.a2a7b0f0659df827f6200a68ab77f34c.png            STi   Irons 5-SW   KURO KAGE  70IR Flex-R  Lamkin Grips

 :titelist-small:                          980F 3 Wood

:cobra-small:             King F6 Hybrid Matrix Red Tie HQ4 Graphite Shaft

Upswing                   60* wedge

:odyssey-small:           O-Putter 1W

                        

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Got to tell a car dealer where to go today after he kindly told me that I don't understand how finance and numbers work when buying a car.  I may not have gone to the best MBA program in the country but I went to one that was good enough to tell me when I was getting screwed by a kid in a cheap wash and wear suit.  Made me happy today and it was even more priceless getting a call when I was two minutes out of the dealership from his "manager" when he saw I left in a Hellcat.

I hate the car buying 'experience'. I wish those guys nothing but the worst.


Sent from my iPad using MyGolfSpy
  • Like 1

Left Hand orientation

:ping-small: G410 SFT driver 

:cobra-small: F Max 5 wood

:ping-small:  9 wood
:ping-small:  410  Hybrids 22*, 26*
:wilson-small: C300 4i-GP
:cleveland-small:  Wedges RTX 3.0: 52*, 56*
:ping-small: EYE 2 Wedge 60*

:odyssey-small: O Works putter
:918457628_PrecisionPro:NX9-HD

:CaddyTek: - 4 Wheel 
:footjoy-small: - too many shoes to list and so many to buy

:1590477705_SunMountain:

:SuperSpeed: Official Tester 2020   Beginning Driver Speed  - 78

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I hate the car buying 'experience'. I wish those guys nothing but the worst.


Sent from my iPad using MyGolfSpy


Me too and that is why I am just keeping my Lincoln and will more than likely run it into the ground.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  • Like 3

In the Bag for 2020

PXG 0811XF Gen 2 10.5* (set at 9*) AD VR 6x

PXG 0341X Gen 2 15* AD TP 7x

PXG 0317X Gen 2 19* KBS Proto 95x

PXG 0311T Gen 3 4-6 KBS $ Taper 130

PXG 0311 ST 7 - PW KBS $ Taper 130

PXG 0311 Sugar Daddy 50/10 KBS $ Taper 130

PXG 0311 Sugar Daddy 54/10 & 58/07 TTDG TI S400

:rife-putters-1: Two Bar Blade Long 47"

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
4 minutes ago, tony@CIC said:


I hate the car buying 'experience'. I wish those guys nothing but the worst.
 

I thought the same thing until my wife told me that her oldest brother was a platinum Hyundai salesman.  However, she always told people that were going to his dealership to leave their checkbook and spare keys at home!!  She never bought a car from him... the "family discount" was MSRP +10%.  😂

  • Like 3

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
She never bought a car from him... the "family discount" was MSRP +10%.  

I'd expect no less for that "family discount"
  • Like 1

Left Hand orientation

:ping-small: G410 SFT driver 

:cobra-small: F Max 5 wood

:ping-small:  9 wood
:ping-small:  410  Hybrids 22*, 26*
:wilson-small: C300 4i-GP
:cleveland-small:  Wedges RTX 3.0: 52*, 56*
:ping-small: EYE 2 Wedge 60*

:odyssey-small: O Works putter
:918457628_PrecisionPro:NX9-HD

:CaddyTek: - 4 Wheel 
:footjoy-small: - too many shoes to list and so many to buy

:1590477705_SunMountain:

:SuperSpeed: Official Tester 2020   Beginning Driver Speed  - 78

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'd expect no less for that "family discount"


Sounds about right for a car salesman. I am sure there are some great honest ones out there but I have yet to meet one. This experience quickly killed my want for a new truck and I am back to a need basis.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  • Like 3

In the Bag for 2020

PXG 0811XF Gen 2 10.5* (set at 9*) AD VR 6x

PXG 0341X Gen 2 15* AD TP 7x

PXG 0317X Gen 2 19* KBS Proto 95x

PXG 0311T Gen 3 4-6 KBS $ Taper 130

PXG 0311 ST 7 - PW KBS $ Taper 130

PXG 0311 Sugar Daddy 50/10 KBS $ Taper 130

PXG 0311 Sugar Daddy 54/10 & 58/07 TTDG TI S400

:rife-putters-1: Two Bar Blade Long 47"

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I"m happy today because I found a great gift for my wife for Christmas.  

 

We're at the point in our lives where we don't need anymore "stuff."  My wife likes one gift under the tree, but it's always a challenge to come up with something special for her.  I think If found the gift for this year.   

Edited by alfriday101
  • Like 7

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, alfriday101 said:

I"m happy today because I found a great gift for my wife for Christmas.  

 

We're at the point in our lives where we don't need anymore "stuff."  My wife likes one gift under the tree, but it's always a challenge to come up with something special for her.  I think If found the gift for this year.   

And you're not going to tell us? 😂

  • Like 4
  • Haha 1

Left Hand orientation

:ping-small: G410 SFT driver 

:cobra-small: F Max 5 wood

:ping-small:  9 wood
:ping-small:  410  Hybrids 22*, 26*
:wilson-small: C300 4i-GP
:cleveland-small:  Wedges RTX 3.0: 52*, 56*
:ping-small: EYE 2 Wedge 60*

:odyssey-small: O Works putter
:918457628_PrecisionPro:NX9-HD

:CaddyTek: - 4 Wheel 
:footjoy-small: - too many shoes to list and so many to buy

:1590477705_SunMountain:

:SuperSpeed: Official Tester 2020   Beginning Driver Speed  - 78

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
4 hours ago, tony@CIC said:

And you're not going to tell us? 😂

Reminds me of a story when I was in Ohio on a business trip just before Christmas.  My boss and a couple of our buddies came back to the hotel from dinner one night, and we walked into the lounge.  They just started a lingerie show where the models (from Columbus, I think) walked around among the crowd and people bid on the lingerie.  We didn't bid, but the the views were pretty good.  Then a model came out wearing a sweatshirt.  My boss bid on it and got it for his wife.  To this day, I don't think she knows A. that he picked it over lingerie, or B. that it had been worn!!

  • Like 4

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I got her a set of 4 espresso cups and saucers.  Exciting!  Right?    

 

Back story:  About 30 years ago we bought Cafe Richard espresso cups on a trip to Paris.  She loved the cups.  Over the years we managed to break all of them.  The company changed the design of the cups a few years after we got ours and the original design was discontinued so I wasn't able to replace them. My wife did not like the new design.  We've looked for replacements every time we've been to Paris.  They must have come out with new ones in the original design in the last year and a half.  I found them on-line.  I don't think she knows the original design is now available.  

  • Like 5

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
I got her a set of 4 espresso cups and saucers.  Exciting!  Right?    
 
Back story:  About 30 years ago we bought Cafe Richard espresso cups on a trip to Paris.  She loved the cups.  Over the years we managed to break all of them.  The company changed the design of the cups a few years after we got ours and the original design was discontinued so I wasn't able to replace them. My wife did not like the new design.  We've looked for replacements every time we've been to Paris.  They must have come out with new ones in the original design in the last year and a half.  I found them on-line.  I don't think she knows the original design is now available.  

Now that's a thoughtful gift.


Sent from my iPad using MyGolfSpy
  • Like 3

Left Hand orientation

:ping-small: G410 SFT driver 

:cobra-small: F Max 5 wood

:ping-small:  9 wood
:ping-small:  410  Hybrids 22*, 26*
:wilson-small: C300 4i-GP
:cleveland-small:  Wedges RTX 3.0: 52*, 56*
:ping-small: EYE 2 Wedge 60*

:odyssey-small: O Works putter
:918457628_PrecisionPro:NX9-HD

:CaddyTek: - 4 Wheel 
:footjoy-small: - too many shoes to list and so many to buy

:1590477705_SunMountain:

:SuperSpeed: Official Tester 2020   Beginning Driver Speed  - 78

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, tony@CIC said:


Now that's a thoughtful gift.
 

I ordered my wife an Old Macdonald hat from Bandon Dunes.  She bought one when we were at Bandon Dunes 10 years ago, and the Old Macdonald course was just being built.  She loves that hat, but after 10 years it's looking rather shabby.  

Of course, now that she will have a new OM hat, we HAVE to go back to play the course, right??

  • Like 6

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

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Kenny B said:

I ordered my wife an Old Macdonald hat from Bandon Dunes.  She bought one when we were at Bandon Dunes 10 years ago, and the Old Macdonald course was just being built.  She loves that hat, but after 10 years it's looking rather shabby.  

Of course, now that she will have a new OM hat, we HAVE to go back to play the course, right??

You definitely need to, it is the most unique course I have ever seen. Truly one of a kind. 

  • Like 2

:callaway-small:                      Epic Flash Sub Zero 9.5* (Ventus Black 6X) 45"

:taylormade-small:             M5 15* (Ventus Black 7x) 43"

:callaway-small:                      Epic Flash Sub Zero 18* (Tensei AV Blue 70 X)

:srixon-small:                     Z585 4-5 (KBS C Taper S)

:srixon-small:                     Z785 6-AW (KBS C Taper S)

:titelist-small:                      Vokey SM8 55 08 M (KBS 610)

:titelist-small:                      Vokey SM8 59 04 L   (KBS 610)

:bettinardi-1:                Studio Stock 28 Slotback 33.5"

:bridgestone-small:       Tour BX

:Arccos:

Twitter         @THEZIPR23

 

"One thing Golf has taught me, is that my muscles have no memory."

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
I ordered my wife an Old Macdonald hat from Bandon Dunes.  She bought one when we were at Bandon Dunes 10 years ago, and the Old Macdonald course was just being built.  She loves that hat, but after 10 years it's looking rather shabby.  
Of course, now that she will have a new OM hat, we HAVE to go back to play the course, right??

Of course! ROAD TRIP!


Sent from my iPhone using MyGolfSpy
  • Like 4

Rick

 

 

Left Hand, 

Driver; Ping G410 Plus

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead

Irons; Ping G410 5-SW & Mizno 919 Hot Metal 5-SW

Putter; Waaay too many to list

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

IMG_1869.thumb.JPG.dd2b7ea7e21e84e9aac3871d3cda7f3a.JPGIMG_1870.thumb.JPG.383ddc5c58e0ca5fe5f97d50541f9999.JPGIMG_1871.thumb.JPG.cdbea0cb75b7ab00842857745c2d275c.JPG

 

Watching the lift off for the Boeing Starliner rocket. Soon it will carry astronauts to the space station.

 

What a way to start the day.

 

 

#CobraCONNECT using the new F8’s from Cobra

 

Sent from my iPhone using MyGolfSpy

 

  • Like 9

Driver: Tour Edge Exotics EXS w/Mitsubishi ck Blue regular shaft Fairways:  Cobra King F8 3W(14.5*) & 5W(18.5*) w/Mitsubishi ck Blue regular shaft Hybrids: Tour Edge CBX 119 4H(22*)  with Project X Evenflo regular shaft Irons: Wilson Staff D7 5 - PW w/Recoil 460 regular shafts Wedges: Wilson D7 GW(48*) & SW(54*) Cobra King F8 LW(58*)all wedges have Recoil 460 regular shafts Putter: 33" Bellum-Winmore 707 putter Bag: Cobra Ultralite Cart Bag(Peacoat Blue).

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
33 minutes ago, fozcycle said:

IMG_1869.thumb.JPG.dd2b7ea7e21e84e9aac3871d3cda7f3a.JPGIMG_1870.thumb.JPG.383ddc5c58e0ca5fe5f97d50541f9999.JPGIMG_1871.thumb.JPG.cdbea0cb75b7ab00842857745c2d275c.JPG

 

Watching the lift off for the Boeing Starliner rocket. Soon it will carry astronauts to the space station.

 

What a way to start the day.

 

 

#CobraCONNECT using the new F8’s from Cobra

 

Sent from my iPhone using MyGolfSpy

 

That's really cool that you can see it from your house. 

  • Like 3

Left Hand orientation

:ping-small: G410 SFT driver 

:cobra-small: F Max 5 wood

:ping-small:  9 wood
:ping-small:  410  Hybrids 22*, 26*
:wilson-small: C300 4i-GP
:cleveland-small:  Wedges RTX 3.0: 52*, 56*
:ping-small: EYE 2 Wedge 60*

:odyssey-small: O Works putter
:918457628_PrecisionPro:NX9-HD

:CaddyTek: - 4 Wheel 
:footjoy-small: - too many shoes to list and so many to buy

:1590477705_SunMountain:

:SuperSpeed: Official Tester 2020   Beginning Driver Speed  - 78

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
IMG_1869.thumb.JPG.dd2b7ea7e21e84e9aac3871d3cda7f3a.JPGIMG_1870.thumb.JPG.383ddc5c58e0ca5fe5f97d50541f9999.JPGIMG_1871.thumb.JPG.cdbea0cb75b7ab00842857745c2d275c.JPG
 
Watching the lift off for the Boeing Starliner rocket. Soon it will carry astronauts to the space station.
 
What a way to start the day.
 
 
#CobraCONNECT using the new F8’s from Cobra
 
Sent from my iPhone using MyGolfSpy
 

That was awesome this morning. I didn’t know about the launch until this morning. I was watching Fox News B4 leaving for “Bacon Boys 9” and they showed the count down so I went outside and there it was. Really cool


Sent from my iPhone using MyGolfSpy
  • Like 2

Rick

 

 

Left Hand, 

Driver; Ping G410 Plus

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead

Irons; Ping G410 5-SW & Mizno 919 Hot Metal 5-SW

Putter; Waaay too many to list

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


×
×
  • Create New...