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I just wanted to introduce myself. I have played sparingly since I was 12 or so (33 now), but over the past year and a half, I have begun to play more regularly and have played about 15 times since May. I am lucky enough to live in a county that has a great county course system, so it is easy and relatively inexpensive to get out (~$35 with cart after 3pm). I am around a 20 right now, and I definitely have my good-great holes, and then my blowups. I recently started taking a few lessons and they have helped a lot. My instructor works a lot on over-corrections that help develop muscle memory and that seems to be working well. 

I have gotten into the game and I hope to get better and learn more. 

 

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7 hours ago, Mesa4234 said:

I am lucky enough to live in a county that has a great county course system, so it is easy and relatively inexpensive to get out (~$35 with cart after 3pm). 

Somerset or Morris county perhaps?  Used to live in Somerset and it truly was a great county golf system.  Liked the Morris courses as well, just not as much.

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1 hour ago, gbogey said:

Somerset or Morris county perhaps?  Used to live in Somerset and it truly was a great county golf system.  Liked the Morris courses as well, just not as much.

Somerset County. We play Quailbrook and Spooky Brook most often, and play Neshanic occasionally. I actually used to live on the 18th of Quailbrook. 

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13 hours ago, Mesa4234 said:

 I actually used to live on the 18th of Quailbrook. 

One of my least favorite and maybe the hardest hole in all 5 courses.  Never could figure out the tee shot.  One of the two times I had a chance to break par I was -1 at Quail after 17 and was more than pleased to bogey that hole and finish even par.

I was lukewarm on Green Knoll as it didn't fit my game, but I loved all four of the other courses and played Warrenbrook quite often.  It's hard and quirky but I liked it and it was usually less crowded.  The other thing I miss is that all of the Somerset courses were easy to walk - much less so down here.

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