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#1 djahubes

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Posted 21 January 2018 - 12:43 AM

Finally got out today, 55 degrees in NoVa. Ground was frozen so hit a few drives like this.

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Posted 21 January 2018 - 12:54 AM

Finally got out today, 55 degrees in NoVa. Ground was frozen so hit a few drives like this.
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Quite possibly the only benefit lol.
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5W: Taylormade R15 15*
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Posted 21 January 2018 - 01:47 AM

Yeah man. Careful taking a divot. It’s like concrete.

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Posted 21 January 2018 - 01:50 AM

Yeah man. Careful taking a divot. It’s like concrete.


I hate when you catch one thin and you lose feeling in your fingers and a stinger running up your arm.
Driver: Taylormade R15 9.5*
3W: Taylormade R15 13*
5W: Taylormade R15 15*
Hybrid 4: Ping G 22*
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L Wedge: 58* Vokey SM6 M grind
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Posted 21 January 2018 - 01:59 AM

I hit this one last year when the lake was frozen over (sorry for the low quality Google Maps screenshot): PSX_20180120_175704.jpg

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Posted 21 January 2018 - 02:02 AM

Any of you guys ever packed in a power drill for getting tees in the ground? In theory, great idea. Probably not that practical, though...

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Posted 21 January 2018 - 02:05 AM

I hate when you catch one thin and you lose feeling in your fingers and a stinger running up your arm.


Haha. The demo day last year was about 35-38° any miss hit felt like hitting a rock. Good times.

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Posted 21 January 2018 - 02:08 AM

Any of you guys ever packed in a power drill for getting tees in the ground? In theory, great idea. Probably not that practical, though...

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Nah, the frozen grass is tall enough to catch a 3 wood clean.

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Posted 21 January 2018 - 02:53 PM

Any of you guys ever packed in a power drill for getting tees in the ground? In theory, great idea. Probably not that practical, though...

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Used an ice pick. Still had a difficult time getting anything lower than driver tee height. Was a clown show watching everyone struggle.


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Posted 23 January 2018 - 05:06 AM

My favorite is watching balls hit frozen greens like they're parking lots. I played on 12/27, and I had a couple of those. Never know when it's going to happen, either.

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Posted 23 January 2018 - 06:35 AM

I’ve had bad luck a few years back,when ground was frozen.Since I take a pretty substantial divot.Half of my set after the round had the epoxy come loose and feral (spelling) bust in the shafts.Not even worth losing or injuring another golfer with a loose club head flying in the air.
Keep it in the short stuff

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Posted 23 January 2018 - 10:12 AM

My favorite is watching balls hit frozen greens like they're parking lots. I played on 12/27, and I had a couple of those. Never know when it's going to happen, either.

This is why I will leave it short and then use my short game for a par. I've had them bounce right over the green.

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