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50 minutes ago, GolfSpy Stroker said:

New England/boston/metrowest golfers - I know the options for swinging clubs are few and far between in the winter but if you're anywhere near Natick MA there is a range called KOHR golf that is open year round.  I've been a number of times and it's a great place to hit some balls!

 

SEASONS GREETINGS from KOHR Golf!!!
 
We wanted to update everyone around our winter hours and offerings.
 
We try our best to remain open throughout the off-season. The weather often prevents us from open, but do not hesitate to call the ball shack to check on our status.
 
Winter Hours:
 
12-5pm Weekdays
10-5pm Weekends
 
 

I go to Sagamore in Hampton, NH - it's heated but is usually into the sun and you can lose your ball pretty quickly if you hit it at the wrong time of day. 

I asked the guy working there how they collect balls in the winter and he said by hand! If it's icy they actually dig into the ice to retrieve the balls - that's dedication.

 

 

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Driver:  Sub 70 639D - 9.5; :cleveland-small: Launcher HB Turbo; :mizuno-small: ST 190 
FW Wood: :tour-edge: Tour Edge EXS 220 - 15*; :mizuno-small: ST 180 14*
Hybrids:  PXG 0311 22
Utility Irons: :wilson_staff_small: Staff Model Utilities 18, 21, 24*;  Lynx VT Stinger - 16*
Irons::wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged; :benhogan-small:PTx Pro, :macgregor-small: VIP 1025 V-Foil MB/CB; :wilson_staff_small: Progressives (circa 1993)

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: CBX -2, :benhogan-small:Riviera 52-56-60; :wilson_staff_small: Staff Model
Putter:   :edel-golf-1:  Willamette,  :bettinardi-small: BB8,  :benhogan-small:Baby Ben

Ball: :bridgestone-small: Tour B X (2020); :srixon-small: Z-STAR XV

Stat Tracker/GPS Watch: :ShotScope:


 
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And not for nuthin - the New England Golf Expo is in Boston Feb 28-Mar 1st. It's a decent local golf show and you can score some BOGO's at some nice courses.

Anyone interested in a MyGolfSpy trip to the show? Not a bad way to spend a wintry Saturday or Sunday...

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What's in the bag:
 
Driver:  Sub 70 639D - 9.5; :cleveland-small: Launcher HB Turbo; :mizuno-small: ST 190 
FW Wood: :tour-edge: Tour Edge EXS 220 - 15*; :mizuno-small: ST 180 14*
Hybrids:  PXG 0311 22
Utility Irons: :wilson_staff_small: Staff Model Utilities 18, 21, 24*;  Lynx VT Stinger - 16*
Irons::wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged; :benhogan-small:PTx Pro, :macgregor-small: VIP 1025 V-Foil MB/CB; :wilson_staff_small: Progressives (circa 1993)

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: CBX -2, :benhogan-small:Riviera 52-56-60; :wilson_staff_small: Staff Model
Putter:   :edel-golf-1:  Willamette,  :bettinardi-small: BB8,  :benhogan-small:Baby Ben

Ball: :bridgestone-small: Tour B X (2020); :srixon-small: Z-STAR XV

Stat Tracker/GPS Watch: :ShotScope:


 
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  1. How long have you been playing golf? What’s your handicap or normal score? I’ve been playing most of my life, 30+ years. But, very sporadically for the past 10-15, no more than a handful of times per year. Just got back from my first buddies golf trip and got the bug again. Looking to log 40+ rounds this year. Handicap is at 13-14, and can be anywhere from mid/low 80s to mid 90s.

  2. What do you love about golf? The camaraderie and competition (both internal and among friends), the feeling of a good shot.

  3. What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Reviews

  4. Where are you from? What is your home course? Living in southern MA/Providence, RI area. No home course yet.

  5. What are the best and worst things about golf in your region? I haven’t played enough up here yet to know.

  6. What do you do for a living? Real Estate Consultant

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  1. How long have you been playing golf? What’s your handicap or normal score? I’ve been playing most of my life, 30+ years. But, very sporadically for the past 10-15, no more than a handful of times per year. Just got back from my first buddies golf trip and got the bug again. Looking to log 40+ rounds this year. Handicap is at 13-14, and can be anywhere from mid/low 80s to mid 90s.

  2. What do you love about golf? The camaraderie and competition (both internal and among friends), the feeling of a good shot.

  3. What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Reviews

  4. Where are you from? What is your home course? Living in southern MA/Providence, RI area. No home course yet.

  5. What are the best and worst things about golf in your region? I haven’t played enough up here yet to know.

  6. What do you do for a living? Real Estate Consultant

  7. How’d you pick your user name? Used a name generator

Welcome! I'm just outside of New Bedford & there's a few other spies in the general area. 

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  1. How long have you been playing golf? What’s your handicap or normal score? I’ve been playing most of my life, 30+ years. But, very sporadically for the past 10-15, no more than a handful of times per year. Just got back from my first buddies golf trip and got the bug again. Looking to log 40+ rounds this year. Handicap is at 13-14, and can be anywhere from mid/low 80s to mid 90s.

  2. What do you love about golf? The camaraderie and competition (both internal and among friends), the feeling of a good shot.

  3. What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Reviews

  4. Where are you from? What is your home course? Living in southern MA/Providence, RI area. No home course yet.

  5. What are the best and worst things about golf in your region? I haven’t played enough up here yet to know.

  6. What do you do for a living? Real Estate Consultant

  7. How’d you pick your user name? Used a name generator



Welcome to the forums! I’m in Bellingham. Lots of good courses around this area!


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Hello all!

Figured I would start my first reply on this introduction:

-I have been playing golf since I was about 12 (not seriously) few times a summer at par 3 courses with my dad. Did not seriously start playing until I was 24 (after I got out of the Navy. Bad decision because I had the opportunity to play at some really cool courses around the world and did not take advantage). My handicap currently is between a 7/8 normally scoring in the low 80's.

-My favorite thing about golf is that its the hardest sport I have played and its a constant drive to improve. Also the competition/comradery of helping each other to A) help each other get better and of course B) beating them.

-Joined a few months ago but have not been active, enjoy reading the reviews and would like to start doing them. I do know 1 other spy Bryan Pluta *B.Boston.

-I am from Bellingham, MA. home course is Maplegate CC. My favorite course in the area though is Highfields.

-My favorite things are definitly the landscape, cant get it anywhere else. Also the challenge. New England course=Tight. My least favorite is that you cant play all year up here of course!

-I am a facilities manager. I manage planned maintenance, annual budgeting, vendor support as well as any soft service (landscaping, housekeeping etc) for 3.5 million SQ. FT. of real estate.. End goal is to eventually manage a golf club/resort.

-Super original last name first initial.

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Hello all!
Figured I would start my first reply on this introduction:
-I have been playing golf since I was about 12 (not seriously) few times a summer at par 3 courses with my dad. Did not seriously start playing until I was 24 (after I got out of the Navy. Bad decision because I had the opportunity to play at some really cool courses around the world and did not take advantage). My handicap currently is between a 7/8 normally scoring in the low 80's.
-My favorite thing about golf is that its the hardest sport I have played and its a constant drive to improve. Also the competition/comradery of helping each other to A) help each other get better and of course B) beating them.
-Joined a few months ago but have not been active, enjoy reading the reviews and would like to start doing them. I do know 1 other spy Bryan Pluta *B.Boston.
-I am from Bellingham, MA. home course is Maplegate CC. My favorite course in the area though is Highfields.
-My favorite things are definitly the landscape, cant get it anywhere else. Also the challenge. New England course=Tight. My least favorite is that you cant play all year up here of course!
-I am a facilities manager. I manage planned maintenance, annual budgeting, vendor support as well as any soft service (landscaping, housekeeping etc) for 3.5 million SQ. FT. of real estate.. End goal is to eventually manage a golf club/resort.
-Super original last name first initial.


Welcome bud. Now everyone knows who I like to beat!


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:cobra-small: Speedzone Driver 10.5 - Ventus Blue 6X

:cobra-small: Speedzone 5-wood - Ventus Blue 8S

:cobra-small: Speedzone 4-Hybrid - KBS Proto 85S vs :titelist-small: 818 H1 - Tensei Blue 70s

:cobra-small: KING Forged Tec 5-GW - PX LZ 6.5

:cobra-small: KING MIM Black 52.12 Classic, 56.10 Versatile, 60.04 Widelow - KBS 610 Wedge

:EVNROLL: ER2B

:titelist-small: Pro V1x vs :Snell: MTB-X vs :bridgestone-small: Tour B X

:918457628_PrecisionPro: NX9 HD Slope

 

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*Occasionally* beat....swing speed is still higher....

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:titelist-small: TS2 9.5 - Project X HZRDUS Smoke VS Project X HZRDUS Green 

:taylormade-small: SIM 3W - Project X HZRDUS Green 

:adams-small: 2H VST - Super Idea S Matrix Kujoh S-Flex

:taylormade-small: 2019 P790 4-PW - Project X 6.5 LZ 

:titelist-small: 52, 56, 60 SM7 - Nippon Modus 125

:odyssey-small: O-Works 1W

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*Occasionally* beat....swing speed is still higher....

 

 

Too bad you’re so steep into it, you could probably out drive me.

#COBRACONNECT CHALLENGE 4 ALUMNUS

:cobra-small: Speedzone Driver 10.5 - Ventus Blue 6X

:cobra-small: Speedzone 5-wood - Ventus Blue 8S

:cobra-small: Speedzone 4-Hybrid - KBS Proto 85S vs :titelist-small: 818 H1 - Tensei Blue 70s

:cobra-small: KING Forged Tec 5-GW - PX LZ 6.5

:cobra-small: KING MIM Black 52.12 Classic, 56.10 Versatile, 60.04 Widelow - KBS 610 Wedge

:EVNROLL: ER2B

:titelist-small: Pro V1x vs :Snell: MTB-X vs :bridgestone-small: Tour B X

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  1. Came late to the sport, about 15 years ago. A ‘has been jock’ — played all the sports:  football, lacrosse, rugby in college; along with basketball, baseball  in high school (some tennis, then racquetball in my 30s).  Over the years, a litany of medical issues:  multiple shoulder separations & dislocations, bilateral total knee replacements, rotator cuff surgery. And, in the last year: cardiac work; gi-bowel surgeries & a hip replacement ... So, haven’t played since mid-September 2019. GHIN was 12.2 (typically, 80-100 rounds annually). playing golf? 

  2. Individuality, self reliance - Never, really appreciated the ‘team’ aspect. 

  3. Product reviews, possible testing opportunities.  No other acknowledged Spies  

  4. Originally from NY (Long Island); attended Hofstra. Business wise, started in NYC - then transferred to Hawaii, back to NYC, then to Massachusetts in 1978 (divorced & remarried 15 years ago, living in Jefferson/Holden since). Home course is Cyprian Keyes (Boylston) since 2005.

  5. Nothing good/bad ....

  6. Retired.  Golf; ski (instructor); travel with ‘the best wife yet’ (Cozumel, Stowe, NYC, etc). 

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Good afternoon all!  Thought it was about time to introduce myself and start participating here!  Really hoping to meet some fellow locals and start to expand my network of folks to play with!

1. How long have you been playing golf? What’s your handicap or normal score?
-I've been playing for two full years.  Got the golf itch in 2017 but didn't do much about it.  In the late winter/early spring of '18, I started hitting the driving range on a weekly basis, and started to play some local 9-hole spots once the weather got nice.  Since then, I've gotten more and more excited about the game, and play as often as I can.  Over last season I was averaging scores in the mid-90s.  I've taken several lessons, and have been working obsessively on my putting this offseason, but am really hoping to take a big step forward this coming spring and will probably rededicate myself to some lessons.

2. What do you love about golf?
-What don't I love about golf!!? I love the self-competitive aspect; the healthy ability to push myself constantly to get better.  I love the strategy of playing the game, especially when I'm hitting the ball well.  I love being on the course, being outside, meeting fellow golfers on the course, geeking out over equipment.  It's an amazing game and I'm thankful to have found it.

3. What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Do you already know any other Spies?
-I always have a tendency to be a bit of an equipment nerd when I'm taking on a new hobby.  Golf was no different, but finding MGS gave me an outlet to learn about equipment with a statistical mindset that speaks to my personality.  I don't know any other Spies, but I share the website every chance I get!!

4. Where are you from? What is your home course?
-I'm from Upton, MA (right next to Hopkinton, where the Boston Marathon starts).  My home course is Shining Rock Golf Club, where I'm a weekday member.  I also play quite often at Juniper Hill in Northborough, and Sandy Burr in Wayland.

5. What are the best and worst things about golf in your region?
-Best is the number of beautiful summer days we have to play where the temperature isn't oppressive!  Love the fall foliage as well. The tough part is that the season is fairly short, so I get a little golf crazy in the winter.

6. What do you do for a living?
I'm an investment actuary by trade. I work on large corporate retirement plans for a large consulting firm in Boston.  I'm a huge numbers guy.

7. How’d you pick your user name?
-Not sure how I picked my username, but I've been using it for online forums for ages. Obviously there's a Matrix connection, but I can't even remember the last time I saw that movie...

 

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Driver:   :cobra-small: Speedzone Xtreme 10.5* ... MCA Tensei AV Blue 65 (s)
Fw woods: :cobra-small: King F9 Speedback 14.5*/18.5* ... Fujikura Atmos Blue 7 (s)
Hybrids:   :cobra-small: King F9 Speedback One Length 4hy/5hy ... Fujikura ATMOS 7 ONE Length (s)
Irons:    6-Gw :mizuno-small: JPX 900 Hot Metal ... Aerotech SteelFiber i95 (s)
Wedges:  :ping-small:  Glide 2.0 Stealth SS 52*/56* ... AWT 2.0 (w)
Putter:  :taylormade-small: Spider Tour Red "L" Neck
Ball:  MfleKCg.jpg Pro

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18 minutes ago, NoSpoon said:

Good afternoon all!  Thought it was about time to introduce myself and start participating here!  Really hoping to meet some fellow locals and start to expand my network of folks to play with!

1. How long have you been playing golf? What’s your handicap or normal score?
-I've been playing for two full years.  Got the golf itch in 2017 but didn't do much about it.  In the late winter/early spring of '18, I started hitting the driving range on a weekly basis, and started to play some local 9-hole spots once the weather got nice.  Since then, I've gotten more and more excited about the game, and play as often as I can.  Over last season I was averaging scores in the mid-90s.  I've taken several lessons, and have been working obsessively on my putting this offseason, but am really hoping to take a big step forward this coming spring and will probably rededicate myself to some lessons.

2. What do you love about golf?
-What don't I love about golf!!? I love the self-competitive aspect; the healthy ability to push myself constantly to get better.  I love the strategy of playing the game, especially when I'm hitting the ball well.  I love being on the course, being outside, meeting fellow golfers on the course, geeking out over equipment.  It's an amazing game and I'm thankful to have found it.

3. What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Do you already know any other Spies?
-I always have a tendency to be a bit of an equipment nerd when I'm taking on a new hobby.  Golf was no different, but finding MGS gave me an outlet to learn about equipment with a statistical mindset that speaks to my personality.  I don't know any other Spies, but I share the website every chance I get!!

4. Where are you from? What is your home course?
-I'm from Upton, MA (right next to Hopkinton, where the Boston Marathon starts).  My home course is Shining Rock Golf Club, where I'm a weekday member.  I also play quite often at Juniper Hill in Northborough, and Sandy Burr in Wayland.

5. What are the best and worst things about golf in your region?
-Best is the number of beautiful summer days we have to play where the temperature isn't oppressive!  Love the fall foliage as well. The tough part is that the season is fairly short, so I get a little golf crazy in the winter.

6. What do you do for a living?
I'm an investment actuary by trade. I work on large corporate retirement plans for a large consulting firm in Boston.  I'm a huge numbers guy.

7. How’d you pick your user name?
-Not sure how I picked my username, but I've been using it for online forums for ages. Obviously there's a Matrix connection, but I can't even remember the last time I saw that movie...

 

Welcome!  myself and @lacassem play at shining rock a lot.  There's another few members in our immediate area too... we'll have to get a gathering together at some point this summer.

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:cobra-small: Speedzone Driver 10.5 - Ventus Blue 6X

:cobra-small: Speedzone 5-wood - Ventus Blue 8S

:cobra-small: Speedzone 4-Hybrid - KBS Proto 85S vs :titelist-small: 818 H1 - Tensei Blue 70s

:cobra-small: KING Forged Tec 5-GW - PX LZ 6.5

:cobra-small: KING MIM Black 52.12 Classic, 56.10 Versatile, 60.04 Widelow - KBS 610 Wedge

:EVNROLL: ER2B

:titelist-small: Pro V1x vs :Snell: MTB-X vs :bridgestone-small: Tour B X

:918457628_PrecisionPro: NX9 HD Slope

 

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28 minutes ago, B.Boston said:

Welcome!  myself and @lacassem play at shining rock a lot.  There's another few members in our immediate area too... we'll have to get a gathering together at some point this summer.

Sounds great!  Would love to meet some fellow members.  Shining Rock is a beautiful course, although I'll admit some of the holes are a bit quirky (which I don't mind at all).

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Driver:   :cobra-small: Speedzone Xtreme 10.5* ... MCA Tensei AV Blue 65 (s)
Fw woods: :cobra-small: King F9 Speedback 14.5*/18.5* ... Fujikura Atmos Blue 7 (s)
Hybrids:   :cobra-small: King F9 Speedback One Length 4hy/5hy ... Fujikura ATMOS 7 ONE Length (s)
Irons:    6-Gw :mizuno-small: JPX 900 Hot Metal ... Aerotech SteelFiber i95 (s)
Wedges:  :ping-small:  Glide 2.0 Stealth SS 52*/56* ... AWT 2.0 (w)
Putter:  :taylormade-small: Spider Tour Red "L" Neck
Ball:  MfleKCg.jpg Pro

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30 minutes ago, NoSpoon said:

Sounds great!  Would love to meet some fellow members.  Shining Rock is a beautiful course, although I'll admit some of the holes are a bit quirky (which I don't mind at all).

Yeah, we play in a league there and there certainly are a few holes there I would love to change.  I have an Albatross on 9 though! so that one is good in my book. haha

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#COBRACONNECT CHALLENGE 4 ALUMNUS

:cobra-small: Speedzone Driver 10.5 - Ventus Blue 6X

:cobra-small: Speedzone 5-wood - Ventus Blue 8S

:cobra-small: Speedzone 4-Hybrid - KBS Proto 85S vs :titelist-small: 818 H1 - Tensei Blue 70s

:cobra-small: KING Forged Tec 5-GW - PX LZ 6.5

:cobra-small: KING MIM Black 52.12 Classic, 56.10 Versatile, 60.04 Widelow - KBS 610 Wedge

:EVNROLL: ER2B

:titelist-small: Pro V1x vs :Snell: MTB-X vs :bridgestone-small: Tour B X

:918457628_PrecisionPro: NX9 HD Slope

 

#cuetheduckboats

 

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On 3/5/2019 at 1:03 PM, B.Boston said:

Hey Golf Spies,

Bryan from outside of Boston here.  I grew up about 45 minutes west of Boston, went to school just outside the city, lived there for a few years, and now am back about 45 minutes away, almost right between Boston and Providence.

Long time lurker here, finally setting up an account.  Before I get started, I'd like to thank GolfSpy for the testing and reviews/analysis that they do.  It is awesome to get into those details without the marketing fluff from all of the OEMs.

  1. How long have you been playing golf? What’s your handicap or normal score?

    I have been playing golf for as long as I can remember.  I learned to play with my dad on a little executive 9-hole course that is unfortunately now closed.  (Pine Acres in Bellingham).  Since I graduated for College my game has gotten consistently better and I am currently down to an 8.9, hoping to drop even lower this year.  My personal best was a 75 as Wentworth Hills Country Club.  Twice I have scored 4 birdies in a 5 hole stretch, and I also scored an Albatross on the par 5 9th hole at Shining Rock during league play last season! 
  2. What do you love about golf?

    I love the challenge the game brings both physically and mentally.  The battle between playing against the course and my own weaknesses on the course and against other players in match play.  I love being outside and enjoying nature, as well as the camaraderie and back and fourth banter between my playing mates.  We all want to win, and get better every time we play, but we also have fun and can laugh at our bad shots too.
  3. What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Do you already know any other Spies?

    I have been on this site for reviews and forum threads in the past, but never had made a page for myself.  I don't know that I know any other Spies, but then we wouldn't be Spies right?! I love the no-nonsense approach of the analysis and reviews done here, and appreciate how they make the technical work they do and write it so that it is digestible by someone without an engineering degree.
  4. Where are you from? What is your home course?

    I currently live in Bellingham, MA and play most frequently as Shining Rock in Northbridge as that is where my league meets.
  5. What are the best and worst things about golf in your region?

    Best is the variation of playing conditions and scenery between the seasons and styles of courses around.  We have every style of course imaginable and the fall foliage creates a beautiful and serene backdrop for late season play.  The winter is of course the #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6th worst things about golf in New England.  But you knew that already.  #7 is probably cost.
  6. What do you do for a living?

    I am a financial analyst for a large software company HQ'd in MA.
  7. How’d you pick your user name?

    Pretty simple really, B for Bryan Boston for my states Capital.  I use it whenever it's not taken.

 

I know everyone loves to share photos, here are a few of mine from the past season.  Please note neither of those swings are mine, so you can critique them all you want and won't hurt my feelings! 

 

 

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That’s because one of them are mine! (One hint John Daly) not representative of my swing now....I think.

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On 2/9/2020 at 12:19 PM, Lacassem said:

Hello all!

Figured I would start my first reply on this introduction:

-I have been playing golf since I was about 12 (not seriously) few times a summer at par 3 courses with my dad. Did not seriously start playing until I was 24 (after I got out of the Navy. Bad decision because I had the opportunity to play at some really cool courses around the world and did not take advantage). My handicap currently is between a 7/8 normally scoring in the low 80's.

-My favorite thing about golf is that its the hardest sport I have played and its a constant drive to improve. Also the competition/comradery of helping each other to A) help each other get better and of course B) beating them.

-Joined a few months ago but have not been active, enjoy reading the reviews and would like to start doing them. I do know 1 other spy Bryan Pluta *B.Boston.

-I am from Bellingham, MA. home course is Maplegate CC. My favorite course in the area though is Highfields.

-My favorite things are definitly the landscape, cant get it anywhere else. Also the challenge. New England course=Tight. My least favorite is that you cant play all year up here of course!

-I am a facilities manager. I manage planned maintenance, annual budgeting, vendor support as well as any soft service (landscaping, housekeeping etc) for 3.5 million SQ. FT. of real estate.. End goal is to eventually manage a golf club/resort.

-Super original last name first initial.

 

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That’s because one of them are mine! (One hint John Daly) not representative of my swing now....I think.


Yeah you’re a little less flexible now.


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  1. How long have you been playing golf? What’s your handicap or normal score?

I was first introduced to golf about 35 years ago, but I've only been serious about learning the game and getting better for maybe the last 5 years. I don't have an official handicap but on an average day I'm in the mid-90s (hoping to change that for the better this year).

  1. What do you love about golf?

The challenge of playing consistently, the natural beauty of golf courses, and the fact that I can unplug and just enjoy something outside for a number of hours. Also, I have to mention equipment. I absolutely love golf equipment.

  1. What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Do you already know any other Spies?

I've been coming to the website for years but never joined the forum. A lot of my spare time is spent reading up on pretty much anything I can find that's equipment related, so MGS is a great place to check out. I usually stay away from the commercial publications because if I wanted the manufacturer's opinion, I'd just go to their website. The data that accompanies club reviews on MGS is always interesting to parse through.

  1. Where are you from? What is your home course?

I'm from Connecticut and my home course is The Griff (Griffith E. Harris Golf Course) in Greenwich, CT. I've also got a get away place on Kiawah Island, so Kiawah is fast becoming my home course.

  1. What are the best and worst things about golf in your region?

In CT, the best things are spring and fall golf when the weather is pretty much perfect. The worst things are the winter weather and SLOW play. I'm pretty quick on the course and if I'm just playing on my own I'll get 18 holes in under 3 hours. A lot of the courses that I play in my area are dreadfully slow - which definitely affects when I go out to play. I'm more apt to go out at twilight, when I can just cruise along without having to wait 10 minutes on every tee box.

  1. What do you do for a living?

I'm an attorney and run the legal department at a tech startup in NYC.

  1. How’d you pick your user name?

Brogan was my Great Dane of 11 1/2 years.

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Hybrid: :ping-small: G410 19*

Irons: TBD (selling my :titelist-small: 718 CB and trying something else this season)

Wedge: :ping-small: Glide 2.0 60*

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2 hours ago, Brogan said:

I've been coming to the website for years but never joined the forum. 

Welcome! Glad to have you here. 

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Fw woods: :cobra-small: King F9 Speedback 14.5*/18.5* ... Fujikura Atmos Blue 7 (s)
Hybrids:   :cobra-small: King F9 Speedback One Length 4hy/5hy ... Fujikura ATMOS 7 ONE Length (s)
Irons:    6-Gw :mizuno-small: JPX 900 Hot Metal ... Aerotech SteelFiber i95 (s)
Wedges:  :ping-small:  Glide 2.0 Stealth SS 52*/56* ... AWT 2.0 (w)
Putter:  :taylormade-small: Spider Tour Red "L" Neck
Ball:  MfleKCg.jpg Pro

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10 minutes ago, NoSpoon said:

Welcome! Glad to have you here. 

Thanks! This seems like a pretty chill place to chat about golf. Glad to be aboard.

Driver: :ping-small: G410 LST 9*

Hybrid: :ping-small: G410 19*

Irons: TBD (selling my :titelist-small: 718 CB and trying something else this season)

Wedge: :ping-small: Glide 2.0 60*

Putter: :ping-small: Valut 2.0 Anser (Copper)

Ball: :srixon-small: Z-Star XV

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