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post #109 of 137
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Originally Posted by Golfingdad View Post

But she still hasn't met any of us TST tools (cept maybe Pak?) so he can always play that role.  Or just tell her that we've gotten real organized with our Socal group and that you are the president of the group and have to pre-approve any new golfers with a round on the course, or some other BS like that.

Beach: You could try using me as an excuse....not sure if it'll work, but its worth a try....

post #110 of 137
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Originally Posted by Ernest Jones View Post

I can speak French, you could come up with some outlandish story about being invited to play with the Belgian Consulate or the Prince of Monaco.

But don't let her see Ernie's new avatar, she might insist on coming with you. g2_eek.gif

post #111 of 137
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Originally Posted by dsc123 View Post

I still have to go to work, so I'll still be spending plenty of time on here.


That remains to be seen.  Normally I try to grab the first tee time so I'm back home around 9 am.  I think I can keep doing that.  The wife disagrees.  We'll see how it goes.

The early tee times is the way to go when you got kids man, I salute your thinking.
post #112 of 137
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Originally Posted by TJBam View Post

Anyone in Houston that I can golf with while wearing my "salesman hat", meaning my company would pay for the golf. c2_beer.gif


Whatever you are selling....I am in f1_cool.gif

post #113 of 137

Golfingdad

Iacas

Zipazoid

BPLewis

Jamo

 

Picking 5 was hard.

 

Edit, I was supposed to pick 3, wasn't I?

 

Screw it, I stick by my decision, 2 threesomes.

post #114 of 137
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Originally Posted by Golfingdad View Post

You have a unique situation with twins obviously, so no idea how that will play out.  I suspect though (and this goes for you too Beach) that it will be crazy hectic at first until you guys get into a rythym.  Two things you both have going for you:

 

1.  Babies sleep A LOT.  (They're like cats)

2.  If they're breastfeeding, you're kind of off the hook there too.

 

I can't tell you from experience, because I didn't golf at all when my kids were that tiny (not because of them, but because I had just sort of "retired" due to back problems I thought would never improve), but I suspect that you'll both have a short time (weeks, months maybe) where golf disappears somewhat, but eventually you'll figure something out. :)

When I first met my wife I played 3-4 times a week. Working my way through grad school at a golf course made this possible. Once I got married and was working it was 1-2 times a week. Then we had twins. The first few years were fine because I was able to sneak out on a Saturday. I would show up as a single and hook up with the first groups out. The first 3 years I also ran a local summer golf camp and played more. As the kids got older and were into sports, golf took a backseat by choice. I took about 10 years off and it wasn't until high school that I could play regularly again the way I wanted to play (practice 1-2 days a week and play once a week). That has worked out well and I was able to get a group of guys in the same boat so we always get the early tee times. I think I have become a smarter golfer because I now practice with a purpose and really try to make the time count. It's ironic that now that I don't have unlimited time, I am playing the best golf of my life. There was a time when I would say the biggest decision I had to make was to hit a hard pw or a soft 9. Now that life is more complicated life has more meaning and there is no substitute for being a good husband and father. 

post #115 of 137
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Originally Posted by ApocG10 View Post

Golfingdad

Iacas

Zipazoid

BPLewis

Jamo

 

Picking 5 was hard.

 

Edit, I was supposed to pick 3, wasn't I?

 

Screw it, I stick by my decision, 2 threesomes.

 

You will have to play in the other threesome.  I have a personal rule about not playing with people who are more fit than me.  It huts my chances when I go all Don Juan on the cart girl.

post #116 of 137

Two of the three people I met at the St. Louis Golf Expo in January. Club Rat is about my age and likes to work on clubs at home. teamroper60 had lessons from the same golf pro as I did. Mr. Desmond, if he would come up from Texas, would make a good fourth, as we often end up on the same threads talking about golf clubs.

 

After the round of golf, maybe Club Rat would show us his home club repair laboratory.

 

Actually, this could set up two rounds of golf: One with the four guys, and a second couples' round with Mr. & Mrs. TR60 (she's an avid golfer but technically not a TST member), plus my wife and me.

post #117 of 137

Apocg10 but only if he played without a shirt based on a photo he published in another thread a2_wink.gif

post #118 of 137
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Apocg10 but only if he played without a shirt based on a photo he published in another thread a2_wink.gif

Awkward...... e2_whistling.gif

post #119 of 137
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Apocg10 but only if he played without a shirt based on a photo he published in another thread a2_wink.gif
Uh.
post #120 of 137

Calm down guys...he's joking.

post #121 of 137
I think I'll have to go with Ernest Jones, Shorty and Fourputt! Sure it would be fun.
post #122 of 137
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Originally Posted by bplewis24 View Post

Calm down guys...he's joking.

 

 

We hope!

 

 

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You will have to play in the other threesome.  I have a personal rule about not playing with people who are more fit than me.  It huts my chances when I go all Don Juan on the cart girl.

 

 

Luckily for you, i'm happily married, and she is far hotter than any cart girl I have ever sen. Seeing other hot women just makes me realize that what is at home is everything I have ever wanted. I mean, hell, she lets me play 18 4-5x / week when I am off for the summer, as well as two 9's with her.

post #123 of 137
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Originally Posted by saturday View Post

I think I'll have to go with Ernest Jones, Shorty and Fourputt! Sure it would be fun.

I'd play in that Foursome any day. I'd probably learn a lot too. And it would give me an opportunity to teach Shorty to spell.

post #124 of 137

Add Slice of Life and dave s to my list. These guys live near me apparently. Hell, one more NE Ohio bro and we have a solid TST Foursome there. Hooking up with dave s this weekend to play a local course. 

post #125 of 137
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Originally Posted by Ernest Jones View Post

I'd play in that Foursome any day. I'd probably learn a lot too. And it would give me an opportunity to teach Shorty to spell.

You can bond over your "favourite" "colour."
post #126 of 137
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Originally Posted by jamo View Post


You can bond over your "favourite" "colour."

That is not right... "apologise" right now.

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