I noticed that his responses are more shanks-a-million-esk.
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Playing 9 or 18 by yourself. - Page 11
Poll Results: Go golfing (9 or 18) by yourself?
98% (462)Absolutely, there's nothing wrong with doing that.
1% (7)It's a little lousy, wait until you get another or several before going to a course.
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Sean Miller and Shanks-a-million are the low handicap sarcastic reminders of human frailty. That is to say, they remind us all of our physical and mental limitations many times.
I think you'll get a kick out of reading all their posts )
Ha, no boat here. I'm a fan of the show, so I named myself "Slice of Life", which happens to be the name of Dexter's boat as well as my natural ball flight.
It's great to have a new player to The Greatest Game. As you will learn, as much as one might like the company and the competition, at its core Golf is you against the course. Learn to play ole man par, per Bobby Jones; and the rest will come.
btw, don't be shy. Many, many of us learned to play with pickup games when we were beginners. I have made many lifelong friends along the way. Ask the pro or starter, and you will be good to go. Always try to play with better players; learn the Rules, etiquette and pace of play; and get a true handicap, too. The beauty of golf is that it's that simple and even scratch and pros will play with you. That's been my experience anyway. i hope you get the "fever" and it never goes away.
The social aspect of golf is nice but not so important to me to put up with slow play, arrogance or snobbery, bad etiquette, immature behavior etc. etc.
If either one of my kids develops a solid interest in the game that number will likely go down considerably.
Like it either way. However on a bad day I prefer playing alone, usually end up with better scores. What I don't like is those ''runners'' who seem to be in so much hurry they run basically infront when you are hitting, totally messes my game when I feel the need to hurry up so I don't bury the ball in their ass. Else fine but it's 2 euros per ball and my budget is tight...
Im not the most classy guy out there, but respect others on the field enough to not make any sound when they are hitting, wish everyone did.
Thinking about it, in this part of the world as caddies are affordable and most of us have a regular on our home course. Normally high school age kids. If its quiet and no one is around, I normally play with my caddy to make a bit of a game of it. We are about the same handicap so its competitive and better than the drop three balls practice routine a solo round routinely ends up as for me,
I regularly go to one of my local courses by myself. If I get paired with others that's fine, but if I don't that's OK too. If I end up playing by myself I'll usually use the round to work on my game by hitting a second and sometimes a third ball on those clubs and shots I need work on. It is very peaceful being on the course with nobody in front of behind you.
Outstanding! Join the Club. Playing an unhurried 9 or 18 by yourself is THE best way to learn how to score, too. On course conditions and scoring situations are virtually (maybe totally) impossible to duplicate at even the very best practice facilities. btw, Many Pros often do this when they show up before a tournament, too, only they have a caddie.
As indicated in a couple of my other threads, I just got into the sport/game seriously only a few weeks ago. It seems like back then, everyone wanted to go golfing. After I get all my new clubs/bag/balls/etc everyone cannot make time for it. However, I still want to get better. I hit the range at least once per week. However, I want to actually go to a course. I mean, isn't that the point?
So, since I have no one who currently wants to golf, how "lame" is it to just go and play 9 or 18 by yourself? Does anyone routinely do that?
Playing alone is not even remotely lame. On-course conditions cannot be replicated on even the best, natural grass practice facilities.
Given a balanced 9 holes: 3x practice shots on 2 par 3's (1st and 2nd shots) = 6 shots; 3x practice shots on 5 par 4's (1st, 2nd and 3rd shots) = 9 shots; 3x practice shots on 2 par 5's (1st,2nd, 3rd and 4th shots) = 12 shots. That is 37 shots Add 3x 2x 9 practice putts per hole = 54. That is a practice round of at least 91 shots.
Playing alone in the early years is THE best way to learn how to score.
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