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1 hour ago, ForeGlass said:

 

 

  • How long have you been playing golf?
    I grew up on a golf course. I have been playing since the mid 1970s.

  • What’s your handicap or normal score?
    I normally score between 80 and 85.

  • What do you love about golf?
    I love the challenge. It is great way to spend a day with old or new friends.

  • What brings you to MyGolfSpy?
    I like the testing philosophy.

  • Do you already know any other Spies?
    I am not sure that I do.

  • Where are you from?
    Born and raised in Fort Wayne, IN. I grew up on Lakeside Golf Course (#15). It is closed now. 

  • What is your home course?
    Bridgewater East in Auburn, IN

  • What are the best and worst things about golf in your region?
    We have a nice variety of courses. The costs are reasonable and getting tee times usually isn't too big of a problem.

  • What do you do for a living?
    I am a digital marketing professional for a Fortune 500 company.

Welcome from the Fort!

Semper ubi, sub ubi.

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  • How long have you been playing golf?
    I grew up on a golf course. I have been playing since the mid 1970s.

  • What’s your handicap or normal score?
    I normally score between 80 and 85.

  • What do you love about golf?
    I love the challenge. It is great way to spend a day with old or new friends.

  • What brings you to MyGolfSpy?
    I like the testing philosophy.

  • Do you already know any other Spies?
    I am not sure that I do.

  • Where are you from?
    Born and raised in Fort Wayne, IN. I grew up on Lakeside Golf Course (#15). It is closed now. 

  • What is your home course?
    Bridgewater East in Auburn, IN

  • What are the best and worst things about golf in your region?
    We have a nice variety of courses. The costs are reasonable and getting tee times usually isn't too big of a problem.

  • What do you do for a living?
    I am a digital marketing professional for a Fortune 500 company.



Welcome! Also from the Fort Wayne area, just played Bridgewater for the first time last summer.


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Driver: :callaway-logo-1: 10.5* XR16 R Flex

 

Woods: :callaway-logo-1: Big Bertha V-Series 3 Wood R Flex

 

Hybrid: :titelist-small: 913H 21* R flex

 

Irons: :wilson_staff_small: C300 4-PW R Flex

 

Wedges: :titelist-small: SM5 50*, 54*, 58*

 

Putter: :cleveland-small: 2135 Cero 33" / :odyssey-small: EXO Seven S 33"

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Hey ForeGlass and Camcmart!  If you happen to be in the Foster Park Golf Course neighborhood during the golf season, you might see me mowing greens or doing doughnuts in the rough on the zero turn!  But *not* molding C4 into the shape of squirrels nor gophers.  More's the pity.

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Semper ubi, sub ubi.

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Hey ForeGlass and Camcmart!  If you happen to be in the Foster Park Golf Course neighborhood during the golf season, you might see me mowing greens or doing doughnuts in the rough on the zero turn!  But *not* molding C4 into the shape of squirrels nor gophers.  More's the pity.


I’ll definitely keep an eye out, made it out to Foster a few times last season.


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Driver: :callaway-logo-1: 10.5* XR16 R Flex

 

Woods: :callaway-logo-1: Big Bertha V-Series 3 Wood R Flex

 

Hybrid: :titelist-small: 913H 21* R flex

 

Irons: :wilson_staff_small: C300 4-PW R Flex

 

Wedges: :titelist-small: SM5 50*, 54*, 58*

 

Putter: :cleveland-small: 2135 Cero 33" / :odyssey-small: EXO Seven S 33"

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

    I started playing golf in 1982 but took a 10 year break from the game from 2000 to 2010. Current handicap is 12.

2. What do you love about golf?

    Being outside and the feeling of a well struck ball.

3. What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Do you already know any other spies?

    I have followed the Most Wanted for years and decided to check out the forum.  I do not know any other spies?

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

   I am from Flatwoods, West Virginia and my home course is The Palmer Course at Stonewall Resort.

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

   Best thing: Mountains and great views     Worst thing: 45 minute drive to nearest course

6. What do you do for a living?

  I am Director of Agency Relations for Mountaineer Food Bank.  We are a private non-profit organization that is dedicated to      feeding West Virginia's hungry.

7. How'd you pick your user name?

  Combo of my name and home state.  

 

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  1. How long have you been playing golf? What's your handicap or normal score?    
            I have been playing golf off and on for 43 years. I say off and on because I had to stop playing for 14 years due to knee pain. Received a new knee and played 6 times last year. I play local courses around Marietta, and right now am happy shooting 80. I do not have an established handicap, but hope to join a club this year.

       2. What do you love about golf?
  
            I was in the PGA apprentice program when I was 21, but could not survive the off season financially. Started a club repair business I ran for a few years, before getting married and giving professional golf up to go back to school. I have always regretted leaving golf, so now that I can play again, I am working to further my certification as an instructor in hopes that I may volunteer for a HS or College golf program. I love that golf is basically “deal with it, get over it, and move on.” I love it so much, I want to teach others to enjoy it as well.

       3. What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Do you already know any other Spies?
          Being away from golf for 14 years means I am way behind the tech of it all. Heck I have 30 yr old shag balls. I bought my Titleist 975 driver back in 1998. I gave away my Big Bertha irons from the same era, and restarted with a 30 yr old set of blades (now shorter than current norms, w/ dynamic gold shafts) heads from Louisville Golf (back when I repaired and assembled clubs). So I am here at MyGolfSpy to learn what is available and what I should now know. I have learned a lot over the past 6 months, and as soon as the weather and a vaccine hit my arm, I’m getting fitted for a new set ... plus an ARRCOS system! Unfortunately, no, I don’t know anyone here.

      4. Where are you from? What's your home course?
          Marietta, Ohio. I play Oxbow which was the first course I ever played and my first job at a golf course. I also play Lake Side and occasionally Marietta Country Club. All local.

      5. What are the best and worst things about golf in your region?
 
           Unfortunately all the courses I play have money issues so course quality is often poor ... no sand in traps, disease on greens, shabby fairways, etc. 

      6. What do you do for a living?
            I’m retired from computers, art, & publishing, and am looking to volunteer for any local school golf program. While I am a member of the USGTF and am certified by TPI, I do not pursue golf instruction. I had my chance ... let the younger instructors make a career from it.

      7. How’d you pick your user name?
          It’s my name..

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Associate USGTF
Certified TPI - lvl 1

WITB....
Driver: 1998 Titleist 975, 9.5°, S Ultralight Graphite, DriTec LT 1/8 Over
(everyone asks if I’m hitting a 3 wood)

3 Wood: 1998 Titleist 975F, 14.5°, S Ultralight Fairway, DriTec LT Over

Hybrids: 2019 Calloway Apex, 3 & 4, Catalyst 70 - 6.0, Super Stroker Jumbo

Irons: 2019 Calloway Apex Pro black, 5-PW, Catalyst 100 - 6.0, Super Stroker Jumbo

Wedges: 2019 Calloway PM-grind, 56° & 60°, KBS steel, Green Cap

Putter: Vintage Ping Anser w/sound slot

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Welcome @B_R_A_D_Y. Be sure to keep an eye on the Arrange a Game thread. There's getting to be quite a few of us from Ohio that get together a couple of times a year.

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Driver: :titelist-small: TSi2 Project X HZRDUS Smoke Black RDX 6.0
Fairway: :Sub70: 939X 15° Project X Even Flow Blue 6.0
Hybrid: :Sub70: 939X 3 Hybrid Project X Even Flow Riptide 6.0
Irons: :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged 4-GW Project X Catalyst 80 6.0
Wedge: :cleveland-small: Smartsole S
Putter :yes-small: Tracy
Bag: 
:Ogio: Alpha Convoy 514
Balls::Snell: MTB-X or Black

Cart: :CaddyTek: CaddyLite ONE Ver. 8


God Bless America🇺🇸, God save the Queen🇬🇧, God defend New Zealand🇳🇿 and thank Christ for Australia🇦🇺!

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Thanks. Sounds great.

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Associate USGTF
Certified TPI - lvl 1

WITB....
Driver: 1998 Titleist 975, 9.5°, S Ultralight Graphite, DriTec LT 1/8 Over
(everyone asks if I’m hitting a 3 wood)

3 Wood: 1998 Titleist 975F, 14.5°, S Ultralight Fairway, DriTec LT Over

Hybrids: 2019 Calloway Apex, 3 & 4, Catalyst 70 - 6.0, Super Stroker Jumbo

Irons: 2019 Calloway Apex Pro black, 5-PW, Catalyst 100 - 6.0, Super Stroker Jumbo

Wedges: 2019 Calloway PM-grind, 56° & 60°, KBS steel, Green Cap

Putter: Vintage Ping Anser w/sound slot

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  1. How long have you been playing golf? What’s your handicap or normal score? I’ve been playing off and on since I was about 13, so 25+ years.  Haven’t played much the past few years, but I was shooting in the low 80’s then.

  2. What do you love about golf? I love being outside with family and friends.

  3. What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Do you already know any other Spies?  I found the forum through online searches  It seemed like a group of knowledgeable folks.

  4. Where are you from? What is your home course?  SW Indiana.  I don’t have a home course, I play a few local courses.

  5. What are the best and worst things about golf in your region? The long offseason and biting flies in the spring.

  6. What do you do for a living?  Bridge Engineer 

  7. How’d you pick your user name? It’s just a random name. 

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18 hours ago, LookGoodHacking said:

How’d you pick your user name? It’s just a random name. 

Welcome from NE Ohio.

It's a great name. I've often said that if I'm going to suck, I might as well look good doing it!

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Driver: :taylormade-small: M5 10.5* (set at 8.5*) Tensei CK Orange
3W: :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 15* Recoil 460ES
3H, 4H: :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 19*, 23* Recoil 780ES
4-PW:  :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR HF2 Modus3 Tour 105
AW: :mizuno-small:S5 52*
SW: :cleveland-small: Zipcore Black Satin 54*
LW: :cleveland-small: Zipcore Black Satin 58*
Putter: :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab Marxman
Bag: :bridgestone-small: Tour B Stand Bag
Ball: :srixon-small: Z-Star
Pushcart: BigMax iQ+

:SuperSpeed: Tester
Starting Driver Speed on PRGR Monitor: 102 mph

Final Driver Speed (end of Level 2): 120 mph

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On 2/7/2021 at 9:27 AM, MattF said:

Welcome @B_R_A_D_Y. Be sure to keep an eye on the Arrange a Game thread. There's getting to be quite a few of us from Ohio that get together a couple of times a year.

He forgot to mention how much fun we have on the course at the same time

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:titelist-small: TS3 Tensei Av Raw White 65s

:titelist-small: TS3 15.5 3W Fuji Speeder Tour Spec

:titelist-small: 818 H1 19deg Hybrid Fuji Atmos White or King Cobra UT 18.5 with KBS C Taper

:mizuno-small: JPX 921 Hot Metal 4-GW Nippon Modus 120s

:vokey-small: SM7 54 and 58deg Dynamic Gold Wedge Flex stiff

:odyssey-small:  Double Wide Stroke Lab 2019 with Super Stroke Tour 3.0

:Snell: MTB-X Golf Ball or Vice Pro Plus

:ping-small: Hoofer Stand Bag

:CaddyTek: V8 3 Wheel Push Cart

Leupod Gx2i3 Rangefinder

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16 hours ago, RollingGreens said:

He forgot to mention how much fun we have on the course at the same time

That goes without saying...but you've gotta have a somewhat thick skin. The ragging, oh the ragging.

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In the bag:
Driver: :titelist-small: TSi2 Project X HZRDUS Smoke Black RDX 6.0
Fairway: :Sub70: 939X 15° Project X Even Flow Blue 6.0
Hybrid: :Sub70: 939X 3 Hybrid Project X Even Flow Riptide 6.0
Irons: :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged 4-GW Project X Catalyst 80 6.0
Wedge: :cleveland-small: Smartsole S
Putter :yes-small: Tracy
Bag: 
:Ogio: Alpha Convoy 514
Balls::Snell: MTB-X or Black

Cart: :CaddyTek: CaddyLite ONE Ver. 8


God Bless America🇺🇸, God save the Queen🇬🇧, God defend New Zealand🇳🇿 and thank Christ for Australia🇦🇺!

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Hey, everyone. I'm Jeremiah (Jer or JR for short). I'm from Grand Rapids, MI and I've been following MGS for a long time. I've worked in the golf biz for over 13 years (retail/e-commerce). Love the game, getting outside, and the toys that come with it. Just hate the long winters here in MI that keep us off the course.

Looking to just dive deeper into the forum conversations and meet other golfers like me. 

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Driver: Ping G425 Max
Fairways: Ping G410 Plus 3w & 7w
Hybrids: Mizuno CLK 22 & 25
Irons: Mizuno JPX919 HM Pro
Wedges: Cleveland RTX Zipcore 50/54/58
Putter: EVNROLL ER2B
Ball: MTB-X

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  1. How long have you been playing golf? What’s your handicap or normal score? I've been playing for about 4 years now, and have a 15 Handicap

  2. What do you love about golf? The challenge of always trying to get better

  3. What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Do you already know any other Spies? I know one of my buddies is a Spy, and I come to the forum because I am an equipment junkie and a tinkerer

  4. Where are you from? What is your home course? I live in Cincinnati, Ohio and my "home course" is probably Eagles Nest in Loveland, OH.

  5. What are the best and worst things about golf in your region? Best part is lots of hills and fun designs with that. Worst part is I feel like I've explored all the public courses I live close to already.

  6. What do you do for a living? I sell New Equipment for Otis Elevator

  7. How’d you pick your user name? Its matches my email address 

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Driver: Callaway Rogue SubZero

Irons: Mizuno JPZ Hot Metal Pro

Putter: Scotty Cameron Newport 2.5

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Hello..

New to the forum from SouthWest Ohio.  If I had money to burn, I would be golf equipment junkie.  I love new technology.

 

  1. I've been playing golf for about 20 years

  2. Love playing golf as to better myself.  Not as competitive as my playing partners.  Good day or Bad day, always good to play golf.

  3. Heard good things about MGS.. Been a long memeber of WRX, hope to get involved in MGS also.

  4. I play Walden Pond (league), Pleasant Hill, Potters, and Twin Run.

  5. I play year around..  Unless there are frost/snow/rain..

  6. IT field

  7. Place that I vacationed in.. 

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47 minutes ago, Papagayo said:

Hello..

New to the forum from SouthWest Ohio.  If I had money to burn, I would be golf equipment junkie.  I love new technology.

 

  1. I've been playing golf for about 20 years

  2. Love playing golf as to better myself.  Not as competitive as my playing partners.  Good day or Bad day, always good to play golf.

  3. Heard good things about MGS.. Been a long memeber of WRX, hope to get involved in MGS also.

  4. I play Walden Pond (league), Pleasant Hill, Potters, and Twin Run.

  5. I play year around..  Unless there are frost/snow/rain..

  6. IT field

  7. Place that I vacationed in.. 

Welcome - you'll find a bunch of Buckeyes here

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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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Man, there's quite an Ohio crowd here    LOL
 

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Driver: TM Original One 11.5* set to 10*, Aldila RIP Alpha 80 X, 43.5"
3w:  Cobra King LTD, Matrix 8m3 X, 42"
2h or 3h:  TaylorMade Stage 2 Tour, Aldila NV105 S
Irons:  3-PW Mizuno MP37, Recoil Proto 125 F4 (reshaft in progress, slowly); 1-PW Vibration Matched Golden Rams, RIP Tour 115 R (reshaft project); 1i & 3-PW Golden Ram TW276, NV105 S
GW: Dynacraft Dual Milled CNC 52*, DGS300; Scratch 8620 DS 53*, Steelfiber 125 S
SW:  Ram TG-898 56*, DGX ss2x; Ram Tom Watson 55*, DGX ss2x; Wilson Staff PMP 58*, DGS; Golden Ram TW276, DGS; Golden Ram TW282, DGS; Ram Troon Grind 56*, DGS
LW:  Maltby Design 60*, 1.05 sole, DGS; Maltby Design 60* 1.05 sole, NV105
Putter:  Snake Eyes Viper Tour Sv1, 34"
Ball:  Wilson Staff Duo Professional, or TM TP5

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On 2/11/2019 at 4:27 PM, GolfSpy MPR said:

MGS New Member Introduction: Midwest Region

Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia

Welcome to the MyGolfSpy forums! We’re always glad to have new members contributing to the best golf discussions on the internet.  If you’ve already created an introduction thread, feel free to re-introduce yourself here!

If you haven’t yet done so, take a moment to check out the Moral Codes that shape how we treat each other here.

You’ll find that this community is very welcoming to newcomers so come on in, take off your shoes, and get comfortable. Tell us all about yourself. To help us get to know you, here are some questions you might answer in your new member post. Feel free to share some fun pictures of your golfing ventures as well!

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

  2. What do you love about golf?

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

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

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

  6. What do you do for a living?

  7. How’d you pick your user name?

Hi all,

My name is Ryan. New to the forum and love seeing the enthusiasm for the game.

1. I've always had a set of clubs but I haven't played a whole lot until the last year or so. My handicap has come down quite significantly with the uptick in rounds played. Currently it sits right around 11.

2. I love golf because it gives me somewhere I can be competitive with myself. I was a swimmer in college and after I hung up the goggles I missed the high of competition. Golf has given me that once again and I can't stay away.

3. I stumbled across MyGolfSpy while looking for the new irons I purchased last year. It was immensely helpful and I am now a frequent reader. I do not know any other spies.

4. I am originally from Hawaii. Went to college in Wisconsin. Lived in Florida then Texas and now Southern Illinois. I would consider my home course is the home of the Saluki's, Hickory Ridge Golf Center.

5. Best part would be the value. The courses are well maintained and you get a good bang for your buck. The worst part is winter.

6. Currently, I teach people how to fly as a Certified Flight Instructor. I am working on building hours to someday fly professionally at an airline or at a charter jet company.

7. It's an easy go to with my name.

Happy golfing!

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:taylormade-small: Sim Max 10.5º Ventus Red Velocore 6S 45"

:taylormade-small: R11 15º

:taylormade-small: Burner 4 hybrid

:mizuno-small: JPX 919 Forged KBS 120

:mizuno-small:S18 52, 56

:taylormade-small: HiToe 60

:odyssey-small: O-Works 7

:bridgestone-small: Tour B X

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

I’ve played since I was a kid (29 now) became competitive in late high school and started playing junior tours before moving to low level collegiate golf. Around 21-22 I completely quit golf and just now started back up. Probably a 15-ish handicap at the moment but would like to get back to 2-3 where I played competitively. 

What do you love about golf?

Golf is a sport that’s personally competitive. It’s easy to track your progress and play against yourself no matter what skill level you play at.

Where are you from? What is your home course?

I just joined the Urbana Country Club in Illinois, looking forward to making it my home course.

What do you do for a living?

I’m a human factors engineer. Basically, I design medical devices to prevent surgeons from making mistakes.

 

I’m happy to join the forum, if anyone would like to meet up for a round, let me know! 

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  • :taylormade-small: '08 Burner 3-Wood
  • :mizuno-small: CLK-Fli Hi 
  • :mizuno-small: MP-60 3-PW | KBS 
  • :titelist-small: '09 Vokey 52, 56, 60
  • :scotty-cameron-1:  Studio Design 5

 

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Hi, my name is Jarrod.

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

    I have been playing on and off for about 20 years. I had a long streak during college and after where I couldn't afford to play. Have gotten back into it over the past 3-4 years and have taught my wife how to play (still a work in progress and we now are getting her propper lessons). Handicap = 16
  2. What do you love about golf?

    Everything except for getting behind a group of 4 slow players that won't let you pass. If I had to pick a favorite thing it would be playing with family and friends or just being outside enjoying a nice day. 
  3. What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Do you already know any other Spies?

    I love golf and I love forums and equipment/tech so I've been a long time follower of MyGolfSpy so decided to finally join and introduce myself. I don't know any other spies. 
  4. Where are you from? What is your home course?

    Cleveland, Ohio. Home course is Columbia Hills CC.
  5. What are the best and worst things about golf in your region?

    Best is that there are a lot of great courses in the area. Worst is that all the public courses are always so busy a round can take a long time. Thus why we joined a CC because pace of play is a lot better.
  6. What do you do for a living?

    Information Technology
  7. How’d you pick your user name?

    Nickname + Last Name + Favorite #
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