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Hey Everyone,

Long time lurker, figured I would finally join the club! I am from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and have been playing golf for as long as I can remember. My dad got me into it when I was a little guy and I guess the stress of the game doesn't outweigh the love I have for it because I keep coming back out on the weekends for more! At this moment in my life, I consider myself a bit of a golf free agent and play pretty much anywhere in the lower mainland and northern Washington state. My favourite courses in the area are Redwoods Golf Course, which is the course I grew up on and worked at for many years. You can play that place every day of the week and have a new experience there each time. the other one that tops my list is another Ted Locke design called North Bellingham Golf Course just over the boarder. It is an inland links type of course and if you can't flight the ball low, you're gonna have problems!

As of right now, my handicap sits at a 5.3. I shoot anywhere from mid 70's to low 80's and can creep down to around par if the game is really clicking. I think the one thing that I love about golf is the feeling you get when you have the absolute round of your life just makes you wanting more and it brings us back to the course the next time! I love MY Golf Spy because the forums give awesome feedback on literally anything golf. I really enjoy that the people that test the equipment come from a wide range of skill levels which makes the breakdown of each club fair and honest. 

Anyways, I look forward to interacting with everyone on the forums!

Cheers!

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  1. I've been playing this great game for 34 years.  Current handicap is a 7, and I'm ranging between mid-high 70's to low 80's .

  2. I love everything about golf. 🙂

  3. A colleague of mine introduced me to the site - I should check if he's on here! 😄

  4. Located in Sudbury, Ontario Canada.  I don't have a home course, I play anywhere and anytime that I can.

  5. The best things?  Definately the social aspect and the colours when the leaves are changing in the fall.  The worst is the snow that gets in the way of putts in December. 😛

  6. Employed as a programmer/analyst for the regional hospital.

  7. My username is my first name and first initial of my last name - very original right?

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We are the part of guys that can ot enter in any tester wanted and giveaways. Hello for all

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Hey MGS fans let's see how I do on the questions.

1. I started 16 years ago with a couple friends bout a brand new set of irons and a bag at a grand opening sale. Friends slowly separated as we got older and now within my work we seem to be able to come up with a foursome every 2 weeks or so.

2. My bag is a mix of old and new. Started with a set of Callaway X-16 steelhead irons, have slowly added Callaway Diablo 3 and 5 wood. Recently adding a Titleist D17D2 driver and replaced my freebie putters with a Ping sigma 2. Also added a Titleist SM6 58 degree wedge.

3. Not sure what brings me to MSG yet. Never know where things will take you.

4.Originally from central British Columbia Canada, now residing in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

5.Worst part about golf where i live is winter shutting it down for 6 months of the year. Best part is mountain golf and the variety available.

6.For work I manage airport security.

7.User Name is my name.

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Hi everyone,
 
I've been playing golf for about 15 years. I'm currently a 7.8 handicap with an average score between the high 70s and low 80s.
 
What I love most about golf is just being outside and enjoy what nature has to offer. "A bad day on the golf course still beats a good day in the office."
 
What brought me to MyGolfSpy is that it's a one-stop shop for a lot of my golfing needs. Whether it's for equipment reviews, advice, tips, it's the place to be.
 
I grew up in New Brunswick but I currently live in Ottawa, Ontario. I do not have a home course. There are too many to choose from in this region but I do have a few favorite public courses (Equinelle, Marshes, Nation, Stonebridge).
 
I work in IT for the federal government.
 
Growing up in a small town a lot of people have nicknames. My dad's nickname was Moe (from his favorite tv show growing up The 3 Stooges). It was kinda catchy for folks to call me Moe's kid and that's where it comes from.
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Hello fellow members! I'm Shawn from Vancouver, British Columbia. Thank you for having me on this forum. 

  1. How long have you been playing golf? What’s your handicap or normal score? I just actually started golfing about 2 years ago, I am getting better (slowly) lol Brutal handi at 25-30 

  2. What do you love about golf? The environment, the peacefulness, the ability to just clear your head and enjoy a nice walk between the shots taken.  

  3. What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Do you already know any other Spies? I don't believe I know anyone on this site... and I saw the forums and decided to sign up. 

  4. Where are you from? What is your home course? I'm from Vancouver Canada. I don't really have a home course but I enjoy playing at Mylora golf course. Nice place to practice. 

  5. What are the best and worst things about golf in your region? The weather and how unpredictable it is (Rain-Couver) 

  6. What do you do for a living? I'm a Realtor.

  7. How’d you pick your user name? Probably the most boring name chosen lol honestly there was no effort in it. 

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My name is Nick and I’m addicted to golf….This is an addiction support group isn’t it? 😉

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

I have been playing golf for 20 years, but only been more serious about the game in the past few years. I am currently an 11 handicap but hopefully I can get it down below 10 this year.

2)      What do you love about golf?

Besides golf being the most beautiful sport on the planet, I enjoy the relaxation of good round. I also enjoy the complexities of the game and working on continually improving my game.

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

I have used MyGolfSpy to research many of the products I have bought. Thought it was about time I put my two cents in on some topics I am passionate about.

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

I am from Regina Saskatchewan; my home course is Deer Valley.

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

The best thing about golf in my region is the people. Everyone is nice and always looking to make new friends. The worst thing about my region is the short golf season; there is really only 5 months of outdoor golf in the year.

6)      What do you do for a living?

I am a Bridge Engineer. I tend to overthink the game and let my scientific background get in the way.

7)      How did you pick your username?

In Saskatchewan there is only one pro sport team (Saskatchewan Roughriders, CFL) so everyone in the province is a Roughrider fan…..I also may play too much golf in the rough instead of the fairway.

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Greetings from south of the border in northwest Ohio.


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Hi everyone, 

My names Harry and I'm 25 from Cheshire in England (inbetween Manchester and Liverpool). I'm a long time lurker on the forum but thought I'd now join 🙂. I'm lucky enough to live in the middle of nowhere but have about 10/12 golf courses/clubs within a 15 mile radius of where I live. My current home is Hartford Golf Club; a nice friendly 9 holer.

I've been playing (more like hacking) golf now for just over a year; my current competitive handicap is 28 but at the moment I feel like I'm playing quite well for me as my Arccos system is showing a rolling handicap of 18.9 - slow improvements but improvements non the less.

I come to MGS really ro red reviews from the writers as well as forum contributors. I'm also interested a lot of the time of whats in peoples bags too!

For living; it's pretty broing but I'm a qualified accountant 🙂

 

H

 

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Welcome from the west  side of the pond - from wet northwest Ohio

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Hi Everyone,

 

I'm Steve, I live on a golf course in Spain, and I've been playing for 8 years. My handicap is 12.4 and I generally play 3 times a week. 

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Hi everyone, I'm Bob from Poland, been playing for almost 32 years and learned to play on a sand course in Oman, with browns not greens (a mixture of oil and sand). After many years I was lucky enough to get my ideal job of Golf Club Manager and have managed clubs in Spain, UK, France and now Poland. Officially I am retired (private pensions are great!) and manage to play 4/5 times a week although as in Canada our winters are pretty bad so our season is April to October or snow to snow. I have a current handicap of 10 but have been down as low as 8 last year. My home club is Mazury Golf and Country Club but I play most Polish courses at least once a year.

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Hi everyone, I'm Bob from Poland, been playing for almost 32 years and learned to play on a sand course in Oman, with browns not greens (a mixture of oil and sand). After many years I was lucky enough to get my ideal job of Golf Club Manager and have managed clubs in Spain, UK, France and now Poland. Officially I am retired (private pensions are great!) and manage to play 4/5 times a week although as in Canada our winters are pretty bad so our season is April to October or snow to snow. I have a current handicap of 10 but have been down as low as 8 last year. My home club is Mazury Golf and Country Club but I play most Polish courses at least once a year.
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Warm greetings from northwest Ohio.


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Well I don't know how to begin but hope to get to know a few of you. 

This is my 3rd year playing golf. Started with a few of my friends for the craic and the fun but then I fell in love. 

Handicap of 22

Golf is just the perfect sport. You get out what you put in. I am always striving to get better, I enjoy the practice but never feel satisfied. When I got my first par I was happy but then wanted a birdie, then wanted an Eagle (which I got about 2 months back- 9 iron from about 120 yards on a par 5) and now I thrive for a hole in one. Once I feel like I have the game beat, when I think I'm hitting everything so well that's when I fall apart. You have to respect the beautiful game and she will respect you back. 

I have been reading up on some forums on MyGolfSpy for a while so thought I would go ahead and participate to reach out to others who view the sport the same way I do. 

I am from the emerald Isle of Ireland where you will get sun, rain and snow all in the same round of golf. 

Golf in my region is generally an older individuals sport. I am part of a small group of a younger generation who don't get as much respect on the golf course as they give(Although I could hit a ball further and straighter than most of the oldies). Golf is cheap in my area, €10 a round and €160 annual membership for me with plenty of competitions to keep me on my toes. The bad thing is that for about 6 months of the year there is no competitions and bad weather

I am currently still a student so no work yet.

I wasn't too creative with my username. Just my 1st name innitial is 2nd name and the beautiful word of golf to top it off 🙂

What's in the bag:

Titleist 915 d2 driver

Callaway XHot 5 wood 

Irons: Mizuno jpx 900 hot metal 5-Gap 

Callaway RTX 588 56°

Odyssey O Works #7putter 

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Allow me to reintroduce myself.

 

I originally joined MGS what feels like a lifetime ago. A young lad in his early 20’s with a passion for equipment and a new found love for a litttle game called golf.

After a few years of lurking in the weeds, I reach out and set up a round with a local spy. A few months later life took a turn and golf had to be put in the back burner!

With everything on the upswing i am now able to golf typically 1-2 times a week with a sprinkling of range sessions in between.

I’m 31 and live in Langley, British Columbia

i don’t have an official handicap but I’d figure it’s floating around an 18.

My home course is Fort.Langley

My fav thing about golf is every hole is a clean slate and every swing has a new challenge!

The best thing about where i live is the amount of courses to choose from and variance in style.

The worst thing about golf here is probably the cost.

I work as a Sales rep for a millwork company, driving range lunches a favourite!

Im looking forward  to becoming a more active member of the forums!

 

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Hi guys. I've been a reader and a member of MGS for quite a few months now and i just tought on being more active.

So that being said i would just like to introduce myself.

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

I've been playing for 8 months now and i'm a 45 handicap. I score around 55 on a 9 hole round. I'm 26 and i only think that i shoulde have started playing earlier.

What do you love about golf?

That feeling that you get when you hit the ball in the middle of the club face. That accoutability of what happens on the golf course depends only on me. The imersive feel that you get. When i play i don't think of anything else. I also love GOLF GEAR!

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

I became a big fan of your content and i can say that i'm an everyday visitor of the webside. i don't know any other spies at this moment.

Where are you from? What is your home course?

I'm from Portugal and my home course is Montado.

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

The weather here is usually great! I tought the sport would be more expensive that it actually is (it's still a little expensive).

What do you do for a living?

I'm an accountant.

How’d you pick your user name?

I'm a golfer and my name starts with D. Simple 😀

 

As i said i'm a beginner but i'm enthusiastic and addicted. There's always something golf related in my days. Being videos, articles, watching gear, having golf classes. 

Now i'm starting to go to the course more often and look forward to improving my game.

 

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Hello Everyone! My name is Lee, originally from the US and currently living in Dubai. 

  1. How long have you been playing golf? What’s your handicap or normal score? Current Handicap of 22

  2. What do you love about golf? Being outdoors and not thinking about work. I would love to say it is a huge stress reliever, but that is dependent on how my round is going!

  3. What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Do you already know any other Spies? I have used MGS in the past for reviews etc, and thought maybe I should join. 

  4. Where are you from? What is your home course? Current home course is Jumeirah Golf Esates

  5. What are the best and worst things about golf in your region? The best - You can play golf 9-10 months out of the year. The worst thing - Golf in summer sucks. 40 - 50 (celsius) temps in July and August? No thanks.

  6. What do you do for a living? Flight Instructor

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Hi all,

Just a quick one to say hello...

I am from Nottingham, UK.  Been playing golf for around 13 years but with a long gap after about  the first 18 months where I couldn't play much, but happy to say I now play regularly.  Currently playing off 30 handicap, but expect (hope?) that will drop soon.

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