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I was always an 18 hole guy but lately this year I been playing mostly 9 holes during the twilight after work and I really it .. just wondering what everyone has been playing and what you preferred ?

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I'm actually a big fan of playing 9... it doesn't feel like it takes all day and my wife doesn't get as annoyed

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I strongly prefer to play 18, it just feels more complete to me.  However, I'm happy to play 9 in our after-work men's group.

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I play 18 every weekend, golf league is 9, do occasion outings and play 36, and happy to go hit balls and putt for a few hours.

I enjoy the game and just enjoy getting out and playing or practicing for however long I can.

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I play 18 at least once a week. I play 9 on league night.  I prefer playing 18, but if It isn't possible, 9 works. 😉

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Any way to get on the golf course works for me. If I could play 36 holes in a day i would ( have done it a few times and it is exhausting but fun). if all i can get after work are 9 holes then so be it. Wednesday i played 14 holes after work with a buddy cuz that was all the time we could spare. Walked through hole 13 then took a detour and played #18 to end the round. 

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I love either one, in normal conditions, I play 9 on league nights on Wednesdays and 18 for fun on Saturdays. 

The wife do complains about how long my Saturday rounds take. 

Yet, she have no problem spending a few hours shopping in a store. 

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I tend to play a lot of munis and executive courses that are 9 hole and I enjoy them.  Its nice to be able to get out, bang out 9 holes in an hour and a half and get on with your day.  I always feel like playing 18 holes can take all day, especially when the course is crowded.

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I love playing 18 holes but 9 holes has been my go to this year. So many projects at home that need to be done but I still need to keep my sanity and get some golf in.


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I was exclusively an 18 guy if only bc the courses around me today don't offer 9 hole rates plus I feel like I'm just getting warmed up at the turn

I joined a club in January and now I walk 9 about 3x/week, typically before work. I've found if I get to the course around 7, I'm done and back home by 9-9:15, in time for my 9:30 team check-in for work.

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10 hours ago, cnosil said:

I play 18 every weekend, golf league is 9, do occasion outings and play 36, and happy to go hit balls and putt for a few hours.

I enjoy the game and just enjoy getting out and playing or practicing for however long I can.

Ditto. 

I play golf any way I can get it. I even enjoy practicing as much, or more, than playing. 

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I prefer 18 with the guys. 9 solo or with the wife. 3 holes with the kids. 

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2 hours ago, TimoTe said:

Ditto. 

I play golf any way I can get it. I even enjoy practicing as much, or more, than playing. 

I'm glad somebody said it. Sometimes I just enjoy the grind. Practicing is a lot of fun for me, especially when I start seeing the results!

When it's really hot and humid here, I like to get 9 in. Any other time, I'm all for a full 18 holes.

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I really like playing 18 whenever I go out and play. Like @Josh Ross said, I enjoy the grind of trying to put together a complete round. I really try to focus on what I’m struggling on throughout each round and try to turn it around by the end of the round. Unfortunately for me, it’s not always just the same thing.

The one problem when I play just 9 holes is shooting a low round (to my standards) and wanting to continue on and see if I can maintain it for the other 9.

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19 hours ago, Jwhite86 said:

I'm actually a big fan of playing 9... it doesn't feel like it takes all day and my wife doesn't get as annoyed

Haha I hear that 


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19 hours ago, DaveP043 said:

I strongly prefer to play 18, it just feels more complete to me.  However, I'm happy to play 9 in our after-work men's group.

Yep I been playing 9 a lot bc of after work .. I agree with the 18 feels more complete though 


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36 minutes ago, Mtbryant01 said:

I really like playing 18 whenever I go out and play. Like @Josh Ross said, I enjoy the grind of trying to put together a complete round. I really try to focus on what I’m struggling on throughout each round and try to turn it around by the end of the round. Unfortunately for me, it’s not always just the same thing.

The one problem when I play just 9 holes is shooting a low round (to my standards) and wanting to continue on and see if I can maintain it for the other 9.

Same thing happen to me I played 9 so well I wanted to keep going but no way would of completed back 9 while walking with sun going down


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:cobra-small: F8 Single Length Irons 5-GW OBAN CT-100 shafts 

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8 hours ago, TimoTe said:

Ditto. 

I play golf any way I can get it. I even enjoy practicing as much, or more, than playing. 

I practice more then I play bc of the net I have in my garage I can hit balls every day but def play golf anyway I can get it too 


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:ping-small:  4 G Crossover

:cobra-small: F8 Single Length Irons 5-GW OBAN CT-100 shafts 

:ping-small:   Glide 2.0 SS Wedges 54 & 58 

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Agree wholeheartedly with most sentiments here.  Usually I just take what I can get. I really enjoy practicing, but still need to find a way to translate the range to the course a bit better.  

I still suffer from mindlessly hitting balls and the practice sessions don't have enough pressure built in.  

I've played 6 complete rounds so far this year and only two have been 18 holes.  The other 8 times I've gotten out have been 9 holes combined to make up the difference.

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I play twice a week at in the evening and play 9 for now, still some COVID restrictions limiting course opening and tee times, but i am liking the quick evening 9 and then 18 on the weekends


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