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We're all here for one reason, but why? I'm sure everyone has hated golf at some point, whether that be before you took the up the sport or after you got hooked... but we've all been there. The crazy thing is, we always come back to it.

 

Personally, the reasons why I love the game of golf are endless. The camaraderie, the outdoors, the challenges, playing new courses, the list goes on and on.

 

So, why do you love it?

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:ping-small: G400 Max

:ping-small: G410 3W

:ping-small: G410 3 & 4 Crossover

:ping-small: i200 5-PW

:vokey-small: Vokey SM7 | 52-56-60

:taylormade-small: Taylormade Spider X

 

 

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I like golf because it's a stress reliever for me.

Never get to up or down, and any day golfing is better then working.

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:mizuno-small:  Driver ST190 
:mizuno-small: 3 wood ST190            

:mizuno-small: 5 wood ST190

:taylormade-small: P790 5i / 7i  LZ 6.5  

:taylormade-small: P7WC 8i / PW
:callaway-small: MD5 Jaws 50* 54* 58*                                             

:taylormade-small: FCG #7 

:srixon-small: Z Star #6

 

 

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Golf is like a really good addiction. That long putt you sink"like Tiger" or that incredible drive that seems to go forever. Your first birdie, or eagle, or hole-in-one. How about beautiful nature, good drink and friends. Well that is just the tip of the iceberg for me.

 

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

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

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

MALTBY.png.a2a7b0f0659df827f6200a68ab77f34c.png           Forged FGT  60* wedge KURO KAGE 70R SS cross Comfort grip

:odyssey-small:           O-Putter 1W

                        

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I love golf because there is no timetable. I can play whenever I want, with whoever I want. The game is never the same, be it course, weather or how you feel on that particular day. You are always in search of the day when it all comes together. I also love the social aspect of the game as well, I have met and played with some fantastic folks. Like the folks on this site golfers are generally good to hangout with.

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Driver: Cobra F8 Tour length

3W: Cobra King F7 3/4 Wood

5W: Cobra King F7 5/6 Wood

Hybrid 3/4: Cobra F7 20.5*

Irons: 5 to PW Taylormade P790

A Wedge: 48* Vokey SM6 F grind

S Wedge: 54* Vokey SM6 M grind

L Wedge: 58* Vokey SM6 M grind

Putter: Rife Two Bar Hybrid 35" P2 Aware Tour grip

Ball: Taylormade TP 5X

Bag: Hot Z Canadian flag 🇨🇦

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I love it not only for the reasons above like the friendship and challenges but also gives me the opportunity to disconnect from the endless news cycle for several hours. If I wasn't on the course I'd probably be checking the news for the latest disaster, faux pas by a politician, or market results.

 

 

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:ping-small: G410 SFT driver 

Cobra King F-9  5 wood
:ping-small:  410  Hybrids 22*, 26*

Cobra Speed Zone 6-GP/Recoil ESX 460 F3 Shafts 

:titelist-small: SM7 54* Wedge

:ping-small: Glide 3.0  60* Wedge

: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: And  BAG Boy

Golf Balls: Snell MTB-X 

2020 Official Tester :SuperSpeed: Beginning Driver Speed  - 78

2019 Official Tester :ping-small:  410 Driver

2018 Official Tester :wilson-small: C300

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I play because it's hard and I like things that aren't easy. It's also gets me off my butt sometimes

 

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Same and same. Even though I know I'll never master it, I'll sure try every chance I get.

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:ping-small: G410 3W

:ping-small: G410 3 & 4 Crossover

:ping-small: i200 5-PW

:vokey-small: Vokey SM7 | 52-56-60

:taylormade-small: Taylormade Spider X

 

 

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Good subject TSauer.

 

There are endless facets to this game I like a lot; The tradition, the challenge of every shot-even on a course you've played many times, the quiet, the camaraderie, the nature, and of course the beer..!

 

My most favorite? The gear of course. I am a hopeless gear junkie for all hobbies or sports I've ever taken up. From baseball, to skiing, bowling, competition shooting, fly fishing and now golf, I gotta have the best gear I can get, or so my ADD brain tells me. As long as I am satisfied that I have the best gear possible, then I cannot ever use it as a scapegoat for any personal performance deficits. I've always rolled this way.

 

Na, forget about all that... Heh, it's really "All about the shooz!" But more on that later in my pending "Shoe HO's Anonymous" thread.... :rolleyes: 

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In my       :ping-small: DLX Cart Bag:
Driver
:    :ping-small: G410 SFT, set to 9.5*, Mitsubishi Tensei CK Orange 60, stiff (MGS Official 2019 Tester)
3W:          :ping-small: G-Series SF TEC, set to 16*, Aldila Tour Blue ATX, 65g, stiff
5W:          :ping-small: G400 SFT, set to 19*, Aldila Tour Blue ATX, 65g, stiff
7W:         :ping-small: G410 SFT, set to 22*. Alta CB 65 Red, stiff

Irons:       :ping-small: GMax, Green Dot, 5-PW, Project X Graphite Blue 6.0, 80-90g , stiff
Wedges: :ping-small: Glide 2.0 Stealth, 50* SS, 54* ES & 60*/8 Forged MGS Special from the Wedge Wizard, Green Dot, Alta CB graphite, 84g, stiff
Putter:     :ping-small: Vault 2.0 B60 Copper, 33", black dot w/GP SNSR grip (PING Sigma 2 Fetch under "see-trials")
Ball:       :Snell: MTB BLACK (MGS Official 2018 Tester for the :Snell: MTB RED)
Shoes:     :footjoy-small:  Classics Tour w/Black Widow Softspikes

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Fresh air, exercise, being with buddies, and an athletic challenge that isn't likely to break your ankles or tear up your knees as you get older. No matter how good or bad you are, you compete against yourself, just like everybody else. How could you not love that?

 

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I always try to remember that I'm not good enough to get mad!

 

My Bag:

:ping-small:  G400 Max

:cleveland-small: Halo 3h

PGF Southpaw 7W

:ping-small:  Eye 2  5-SW  or

:wilson-small: C200 5 - AW

:cleveland-small:  Oil Can 56* and 60*

:rife-putters-1:  2Bar Mallet

:ping-small: Traverse II Cart Bag

 

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Fresh air, exercise, being with buddies, and an athletic challenge that isn't likely to break your ankles or tear up your knees as you get older. No matter how good or bad you are, you compete against yourself, just like everybody else. How could you not love that?

 

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Good stuff there!

In my       :ping-small: DLX Cart Bag:
Driver
:    :ping-small: G410 SFT, set to 9.5*, Mitsubishi Tensei CK Orange 60, stiff (MGS Official 2019 Tester)
3W:          :ping-small: G-Series SF TEC, set to 16*, Aldila Tour Blue ATX, 65g, stiff
5W:          :ping-small: G400 SFT, set to 19*, Aldila Tour Blue ATX, 65g, stiff
7W:         :ping-small: G410 SFT, set to 22*. Alta CB 65 Red, stiff

Irons:       :ping-small: GMax, Green Dot, 5-PW, Project X Graphite Blue 6.0, 80-90g , stiff
Wedges: :ping-small: Glide 2.0 Stealth, 50* SS, 54* ES & 60*/8 Forged MGS Special from the Wedge Wizard, Green Dot, Alta CB graphite, 84g, stiff
Putter:     :ping-small: Vault 2.0 B60 Copper, 33", black dot w/GP SNSR grip (PING Sigma 2 Fetch under "see-trials")
Ball:       :Snell: MTB BLACK (MGS Official 2018 Tester for the :Snell: MTB RED)
Shoes:     :footjoy-small:  Classics Tour w/Black Widow Softspikes

Disabled Marine Veteran. Semper Fi!

#No apologies, just Play Your Best
#Powertotheplayers

 

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and of course the beer..

 

...My most favorite? The gear of course. I am a hopeless gear junkie for all hobbies or sports I've ever taken up. From baseball, to skiing, bowling, competition shooting, fly fishing and now golf, I gotta have the best gear I can get, or so my ADD brain tells me. As long as I am satisfied that I have the best gear possible, then I cannot ever use it as a scapegoat for any personal performance deficits. I've always rolled this way

1. How could I forget the beer part? Golf and beer, the best combo.

 

2. I'm the same as you, I love new equipment! It's not like I need it, I just want it. I've always been that way when it comes to PC hardware/components or power tools or any other sort of electronics.

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:ping-small: G400 Max

:ping-small: G410 3W

:ping-small: G410 3 & 4 Crossover

:ping-small: i200 5-PW

:vokey-small: Vokey SM7 | 52-56-60

:taylormade-small: Taylormade Spider X

 

 

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Is because SWMBO does not play a good answer?

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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"

 

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Is because SWMBO does not play a good answer?

It's as valid a reason as any others have given.

 

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I always try to remember that I'm not good enough to get mad!

 

My Bag:

:ping-small:  G400 Max

:cleveland-small: Halo 3h

PGF Southpaw 7W

:ping-small:  Eye 2  5-SW  or

:wilson-small: C200 5 - AW

:cleveland-small:  Oil Can 56* and 60*

:rife-putters-1:  2Bar Mallet

:ping-small: Traverse II Cart Bag

 

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I've played sports all my life and took up golf later in life.  It's the only sport I can physically perform now days and being outdoors is a must for me.  I've made a ton of great friends through golf, the challenge of the game is addicting, and although I'm a hacker, I love heading out for another round.  

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Callaway  Epic Flash 10.5 Driver
Callaway Epic Flash 3 hybrid
Callaway Big Bertha 2019  4 & 5 hybrid 
Tommy Armour 845 MAX 6 - GW Irons
Cleveland CBX 2 54 Degree SW
Cleveland CBX Full-Face Wedge 58 degree
Odyssey Arm Lock Putter 42 inch
 
 

 

 



 

 

 

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Love the scenery, the camaraderie, the challenge, & sometimes the competition or the solitude. Best game ever...

 

 

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"Where'd it go?"  "Right in the Lumberyard..."
 
:bridgestone-small:  JGR 9.5*  Driver Graphite Design AD DI-6x 
:bridgestone-small:  Tour B JGR 15*   Fairway UST ProForce V2 7F5 76g X-Flex
:bridgestone-small:  Tour B JGR 19* & 22* Hybrid UST ProForce V2 90g X-Flex
:bridgestone-small:  Tour B JGR HF-2 irons (5i - AW)  KBS Tour 130x

:cleveland-small: CBX Wedges (50, 54, 58)
MATI Mamo Putter 33"  Super Stroke Mid Slim 2.0
:bridgestone-small: Tour B-RX

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For me, it's all about family memories. I took it for granted when I was young, but since I started playing after my 10+ year hiatus, I've come to appreciate all the time they spent teaching me the game. Also, the green fees they spent holy moly! I've said it before on these boards, but if you play with one of your loved ones -- cherish that! Forget about how your round is going and just be thankful you're able to get out there and play with them.

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Driver: :taylormade-small: SIM Max 10.5 Fujikura Motore X F3 5S

3w/5w: :titelist-small: TSi2 Tensei AV Raw Blue 75S

4h: :mizuno-small: CLK 22* Hybrid Tensei CK Pro Blue 80HY S

Irons 5-PW: :mizuno-small: JPX 919 Forged Nippon Modus 3 Tour 105 S

Wedges: :cleveland-small: RTX Zipcore Tour Rack 50 Mid | 54 Full S-grind | 58 Low Relief Grind Nippon Modus 115 Wedge

Putter: L.A.B. DF 2.1, 34.5", BGT Stability Tour, 71* lie angle, Press II 3* Grip | :EVNROLL: ER5 BGT Stability Tour

Ball: :bridgestone-small: Tour B X

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My grandfather got both my dad and me hooked on golf. Three generations of the family on the course. He's not with us anymore, but my girls both play. Still three generations of the family on the course.

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What's in the bag:
Driver - :cobra-small: F8 - Aldila NV Blue 60 ( S )
3 Wood (16*) - :cobra-small: F8 - Aldila NV Blue 60 ( S )
4 Wood (17*) - :callaway-logo-1: Big Bertha S2H2 - RCH 90 "Firm"
4i - PW - :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged - Recoil 760 ( S )
GW - LW - :cobra-small: F8 - N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour105 ( S )
Putter - :ping-small: Craz-e
Bag - :1590477705_SunMountain: 2.5 (Black)
Ball -  :srixon-small: Z-Star XV
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