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14 minutes ago, CFrazier said:

Golf carts are for lazy people and old guys....


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I'm an old guy!  🙂

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Gimmies should not be given in stroke play....putt it out!

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I'm an old guy! 

Take out the old guys you also take out the golf club industry.
BTW a lot of old guys are disabled vets who need those nasty carts.....


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I've posted previously for feedback on this....

I think par is the most irrelevant but constant concept in golf.  

What on earth does it matter??? I feel it is irrelevant for good players who go low and even more so for those who shoot well above it.  Seems too often to take and keep peoples mind off of making the best total score on each hole and each round.

 

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11 hours ago, CarlH said:

I'm an old guy!  🙂

Thank gawd for golf carts!  😉  


My unpopular opinion might be for those not keeping a handicap and or not playing in USGA golf tournaments, pick ya ball up after a double or triple bogie.  Don't keep hacking the ball around the greens and move on to the next tee.  You're only ticking off the folks behind you waiting to hit their approach shot and not doing anything for your game except frustration.......

 

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Gary McCord is terrible.


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14 hours ago, CFrazier said:

Golf carts are for lazy people and old guys....

And for those of us with bad backs, shoulders, hips and knees that can't ,or prefer not to carry or push a bag for 18 holes.

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The statement, “the club feels good” is useless information.


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They'll drop it in a few years.  Heard they're going to include Break Dancing.  (I an NOT making this up...)  Maybe time to stop watching the Olympics, too.  #SMH 


You still watch the Olympics?


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Higher handicapped players only get better with age...


Then I should be a 5 handicap by now.


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1. Trees are awful on a course and eliminate options or force only one option of how to play a hole.

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I thought that was the whole point of having trees on the course.


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2 hours ago, tehuti said:

 


I thought that was the whole point of having trees on the course.


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Trees are there to knock your ball back into play when you slice it.  

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Trees are there to knock your ball back into play when you slice it.  


Number 11 on my home course as a kid was a dogleg right par 5, there was a giant oak tree about 30 yards from the tee box which overhung so far you had to hit a draw, but the trees on the right were too close to do that too. Straight balls ended up on a hillside....

So that’s when I learned the low cut 1 iron.

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1 minute ago, Shankster said:

 


Number 11 on my home course as a kid was a dogleg right par 5, there was a giant oak tree about 30 yards from the tee box which overhung so far you had to hit a draw, but the trees on the right were too close to do that too. Straight balls ended up on a hillside....

So that’s when I learned the low cut 1 iron.

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Excellent description of why trees are the worst!

They limit creativity and imagination.

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32 minutes ago, palvord said:

Excellent description of why trees are the worst!

They limit creativity and imagination.

or, they force you to learn creativity with your game.

 

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12 minutes ago, CarlH said:

or, they force you to learn creativity with your game.

 

Hey, it's the unpopular opinion thread.  It's my unpopular opinion and I'm sticking to it.

Despite any logical arguments to the contrary. 

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There is no such thing as a game improvement club. Only way to get better is thru proper practice with a purpose 

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On 3/12/2019 at 7:25 AM, GolfSpy MPR said:

That's a solid unpopular opinion. I'll raise it: we put too much emphasis on winning in general. 

Ok, @GolfSpy MPR.. I respectfully think you are wrong. These are not friendly games on Sat afternoon between friends. These are competitions to see who is the best on that course at that given time played for large amounts of money.  Winning is Winning. What you are saying is the "participation medal" ideology where we do not keep score and everyone wins.. Which is wrong, we need to teach that you will be rewarded for your hard work and effort not just because you showed up.. 

Yes,Tony had a great Year But He did not WIN.. Bubba as a whole did not play as well, but he did win 3 times.. 

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Ok, [mention=58668]GolfSpy MPR[/mention].. I respectfully think you are wrong. These are not friendly games on Sat afternoon between friends. These are competitions to see who is the best on that course at that given time played for large amounts of money.  Winning is Winning. What you are saying is the "participation medal" ideology where we do not keep score and everyone wins.. Which is wrong, we need to teach that you will be rewarded for your hard work and effort not just because you showed up.. 
Yes,Tony had a great Year But He did not WIN.. Bubba as a whole did not play as well, but he did win 3 times.. 


I have to somewhat agree here. Finau is playing consistently well, but at some point you have to win. Had he won even one tournament last year he would be seen very differently right now.


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