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      Welcome to the brand new TST! Click the title of this announcement to read more about what's new and different here at The Sand Trap!       We're using some new software to power this forum, and while this means some change, it's for the better. However, there will be a few bumps, and one of those may be that you may have a little trouble logging in to your account. So try this: Log in with your existing username and password.If that fails, reset your password here: http://thesandtrap.com/lostpassword/ .If that fails, PM either @mvmac or @iacas and we'll help you out.After that, check out this thread to share any bugs you find along with your likes/dislikes, and check out this thread to see what awesome new features you can use on this site. Finally, once you're on the site, do a few things if you don't mind: Check your account settings. This is where you can clean up your signature.Edit your profile (to possibly include your GAME Golf account). Do this by clicking "Edit Profile" on your name in the top right corner of the site.Add or replace the cover photo on your profile. They're now Facebook-like dimensions. Change your avatar if it looks distorted, too.
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  1. BigTex71 added a post in a topic Howdy from Texas   

    Let me know when you are in town. It would be cool to hit the links with a fellow TSTer.
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  2. BigTex71 added a post in a topic What Do You Do for a Living?   

    I am an IT Manager for a regional physicians group in Dallas, Texas.
    Top Golf Dallas is a few blocks away from my office.

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  3. BigTex71 added a topic in Welcome, Everyone   

    Howdy from Texas
    Hello, all!

    My name is John and I live in Fort Worth, Texas. I commute to Dallas for work as an IT Manager for a physicians group.
    I started golfing intermittently when I was about 10 years old. I played a lot when I was in the U.S. Air Force back in the 1990's. I was addicted. Once I got married at the end of 1999, my golf weekends started slipping away. Right after our first child was born in 2000, I pretty much stopped playing golf - not by choice. I have been wanting to get back to playing since then, but kids and financial hardships kept me away. Now that my oldest son is 15, he is interested in picking up the game. This was my 'in'! I am starting to swing the clubs again and plan on getting my son and I a few lessons (or just learning from this forum first), since I haven't swung a club much in the past 15 years.

    I have old technology from my past playing days but hope to start buying some newer equipment soon. I used to be a 15 handicap and hit Titleist DCI 962 irons (which I still have.) But I recently went to the local PGA Tour Superstore to hit some clubs to see what might fit me best. A golf pro had me hit several types of irons (after warming up a bit) and I seemed to hit the Nike VR_S X irons the best. I haven't purchased them yet, but I feel they would be a good step back into the game and my son and I could share the clubs until I get my game back. (And they are only $300!) I plan on hitting some clubs at Golf Galaxy and Golfsmith to see if my swing points to the same clubs, or if I get different results.

    I just found this forum via Google and it looks like this is THE place for talking golf. I look forward to getting a lot out of the forums and hope to contribute where I can.
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