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Posted 06 February 2014 - 03:39 AM

Anyone else play? Or at least watch it on tv?? I just got into it a few months ago and I'm obsessed, I already got a job at a nice golf course and now I'm playing as much as I can taking advantage of free driving range and free rounds. I can hit pretty far, around 250 yards with my driver, and I'm starting to become pretty accurate too so I could be dangerous soon lol.

 

I've been watching a lot of PGA too, I wanted Rory to win last week but he had a let down on the final day.. also Henrik Stenson looks like the new best golfer, he hits ridiculous shots with great consistency, I wouldn't be surprised if he passes Tiger eventually for #1 spot.


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Posted 12 February 2014 - 08:34 PM

Im going to pick up a pair of clubs and try it out when I move to AZ. Since its one of the main golf hotbeds in the US I thpught I might as well give it a try. I have only played in video games though but it looks like a fun sport.

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Posted 13 February 2014 - 05:16 AM

golf in video games will not prepare you for golf in real life.

 

golf in real life is one of the most tedious sports on Earth.... if it can even be called a "sport."


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Posted 13 February 2014 - 05:59 AM

golf in video games will not prepare you for golf in real life.
 
golf in real life is one of the most tedious sports on Earth.... if it can even be called a "sport."


I never said it would prepare me I just said thats my only experience with it. And I think I can deal with the tediousness lol

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Posted 13 February 2014 - 04:45 PM

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Posted 13 February 2014 - 04:53 PM

Golf is fun as f*ck to play, and boring as sh*t to watch.

 

I go out a few times a year, but trying to go a bit more this year. I'm good with my Driver but I am horrible with my Irons. Putting is probably a bit below average but once I get out there more I think it will come quick to me.

 

I'm always a lot better when I am drinking though. Probably a bit more relaxed and not thinking as much.


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Posted 14 February 2014 - 01:58 PM

Golf is fun as f*ck to play, and boring as sh*t to watch.

 

I go out a few times a year, but trying to go a bit more this year. I'm good with my Driver but I am horrible with my Irons. Putting is probably a bit below average but once I get out there more I think it will come quick to me.

 

I'm always a lot better when I am drinking though. Probably a bit more relaxed and not thinking as much.

 

The key to irons is hitting the bottom of the ball. If you hit the middle your ball won't go up in the air, you have to hit the bottom to pop it up. That's why the pros hit the ground and leave divots a lot of times.

 

And I didn't play yesterday but I worked and my course had a free keg for everyone, was pretty nice just drank like 7 beers and drove around golf carts while getting paid lol


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Posted 14 February 2014 - 03:40 PM

I know that, But I never know which Iron to use from what Distance. I need to study up.


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Posted 07 April 2014 - 07:53 PM

I am a golfer too. Looking forward to the new season coming too. I have only been out once on the range so far this year. Need to get motivated to get out and get the swing back in shape. Watching The Masters pre-tournament events this week too. Its a great way to get the season going with the first major.

 

 

I know that, But I never know which Iron to use from what Distance. I need to study up.

A good "rough rule" for this is a pitching wedge (PW) for 100 metres, and for every extra 10 metres range, add a club, ie 110 metres = 9 iron, 120 metres = 8 iron, ect. Less than 100m use a sand wedge. I'm not going to get into lofts here, but thats a good way to get started.


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Posted 16 August 2014 - 05:52 AM

I've recently started watching golf a lot, and I love it! I'd love to play it myself some time. Most people consider it to be the most boring sport, but I find it interesting.

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Posted 21 November 2014 - 01:25 AM

Lol I'm excited to start again at my golf course job after they fired me for being caught with weed in my golf cart now they're giving me a second chance.

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Posted 4 weeks ago

Lol I'm excited to start again at my golf course job after they fired me for being caught with weed in my golf cart now they're giving me a second chance.

 

LOL Did you have anymore instances of that?

 

 

 

Anyways, when is Tiger gonna realize it's over? Scored an 85 yesterday, which was his worst in his career. He's just not the same, not even an amateur player could lose to him right now. lol


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Posted 2 weeks ago

 

Lol I'm excited to start again at my golf course job after they fired me for being caught with weed in my golf cart now they're giving me a second chance.

 

LOL Did you have anymore instances of that?

 

 

 

Anyways, when is Tiger gonna realize it's over? Scored an 85 yesterday, which was his worst in his career. He's just not the same, not even an amateur player could lose to him right now. lol

 

 

 

Yeah U.S open coming up too, It will be interesting to see how he bounces back. Tricky course at Chambers Bay. Scottish Links style. Would be good to see a UK golfer do well :p


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Posted 2 weeks ago

Golf seems like the hardest sport to better yourself at. So much skill and accuracy, I commend anyone who plays it.

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Posted 2 weeks ago

I do like golf to a certain extent. I just wish I was rich enough to be able to afford to play it.

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Posted 2 weeks ago

golf can be great fun with the right friends.

 

but playing by yourself is torture.

and trying to watch golf on TV is dreadfully boring.


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Posted 2 weeks ago


and trying to watch golf on TV is dreadfully boring.

 

I watch the Majors at the weekends it can get pretty interesting on Sundays at the back nine, and a few of the other big ones of the year, TPC at Sawgrass for example, and If you think TV golf if boring, the Ryder Cup @Medinah was one of the sporting events of the decade.... but yes, a lot of it is pretty mundane.


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Posted A week ago Edited by GTA3Rockstar, A week ago.

Yea, I was flippin to it throughout the day.

But damn, sucks for Dustin Johnson. A 12foot or so eagle putt to win it, missed it. Then like a 5foot birdie to force an 18 hole playoff tomorrow, missed it by inches.

Good on Spieth. Youngest to win the first two majors of the year, since like the 20s.

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Posted A week ago

damn, sucks for Dustin Johnson.

dude, no it doesn't.

 

nothing ever sucks for Dustin Johnson.

ever.

 

N3CHMGR.jpg

 

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Posted A week ago Edited by GTA3Rockstar, A week ago.

dude, no it doesn't.
 
nothing ever sucks for Dustin Johnson.
ever.
 
http://i.imgur.com/N3CHMGR.jpg
 
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Well, at least he can get it in those holes.

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#21

Posted A week ago

I'd f*ck Paulina Gretzky if she looked like Marty Feldman, just because she's the great one's daughter.

Anyway, it was a more exciting ending than the rest of the tournament.

Tiger looks like he's done.




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