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Anybody planning to watch this?  It looks interesting to me.   HBO Real Sports: The Downturn in the Golf Industry HBO Sports 2:35 mins   Host Bryant Gumbel speaks with industry leaders, including Jack Nicklaus, the most decorated golfer of all time, about the state of the sport. Real Sports debuts Tues., July 22 at 10pm ET/PT on HBO.
I was B-Fit for Bridgestone TOUR B330‑S golf balls.   1. Henrik Stenson -11 2. Kevin Chappell -9 3. Tim Clark -12
Thanks.  I called and they are sending a replacement set.   Nice customer service that Amazon has.....
 Who did you call? Thx.
 Same for me, one blue grip in a big box.  boo.  I'll probably ship it back.
For that price, I will like the color blue.   Thanks for sharing.   Brad
Adam Scott -6   Billy Horschel - 5   Nicolas Colsaerts - 4
 It doesn't happen often enough to matter IMO.   I reflected back on the 100s of rounds I have played and not once have I found myself with an unplayable in a bunker.  I have stood in near vertical sand to hit out before, which I did successfully by some miracle. I don't think it's worth the effort to petition and would rather you petition to add a rule to address a ball that comes to rest in a divot.  I would bet the average golfer experiences this more often and it would...
 To clarify a bit more: A person who takes an unplayable from a ball buried in the lip of a bunker is almost certainly going to end up with a better score than trying to play a ball buried in the lip of a bunker.  The point I was trying to make is a pentalty stroke should equate to 1 full stroke, not .75 of a stroke. Brad
 Well, I think you are making a case for my viewpoint.  You should not be able gain an advantage by applying the unplayable rule.  But in you example above, with the paragraph deleted, I am in fact gaining a .25 of a stroke advantage.   If I take a one stroke pentalty, I would expect a full stroke added to my baseline up and down metric. You can attribute the bad luck to a risk/reward option you executed on the hole, you chose not to aim for the middle of the green,...
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