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The feeling of accomplishment you get from hitting a shot you have been practicing. For me now, its 50 yard pitches. I'm getting pretty good.

Watching a long iron that starts out low but climbs until it falls out of the sky to the green.
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I just wanted to say to whoever jacked my reputation: This is a free speech forum in a free speech country. My comment about the left wing was not intended to offend anyone and was not offensive in any way. People like you are why we are so quickly turning to socialism. One more thing, this post is not offensive either so putting negative rep on it is abuse of the reputation system.
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For me I love the constant struggle and overcoming each struggle one at a time. That feeling you get when you can say.... Damn that was a good shot... to yourself.
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I think the number one thing i enjoy is being out there. Golf courses are so beutiful.
And the only real thing to worry about is your game. No bills, no girlfriend.
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  • 4 weeks later...
being away from everything for 3-6 hrs...
taking a long walk in a beautiful park while occasionally smacking a lil white ball as far as i can...
hanging out with my brothers...
hot beercart chicks...
hearing strangers say "nice shot" and letting them believe i can actually play this game...
every now and then beating the snot outta co workers
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I agree. I love all my golf maintenance whether it is regripping, polishing, or cleaning.

if we dont have guns what will we go hunting with? well besides a bow.

for me its the smell of fresh cut grass early in the morning when everything is very still. only one other thing in life gave me that feeling and that was smelling the grass when i first stepped on the field for warmups before football games.
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I played with my kids tonight on the par 3 course. It was enjoyable, yet frustrating since I had to keep kicking them in the arse to move it along and stop chit chatting. We were the last ones out, but they've gotta learn.
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being away from everything for 3-6 hrs...

my adopted golf brothers never seen a beer cart chick (must play the wrong courses); there's time yet I hope hearing strangers yell "Fore!" yelling "FORE" really loudly myself! the flight of a well struck ball being out there for a few hours, just enjoying being out there a cold toasted blue point lager at the 19th hole with the adopted golf bro.'s after. There's much more, but that's a start.
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Walking down the fairway and realizing you haven't thought of anything but golf for the last few minutes. I'm not clear very often...

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Hitting a ball and immediately thinking "oh yes.."

Reading a green perfectly and nailing a long putt

Getting out of a tough lie with a good swing

Walking up to a green to see the previous shot within 5 feet of the hole
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Finally finding the swing flaw of the week and figuring out how to fix it.

Hitting a perfect wedge shot into the green on 9 or 18 when there's a big dinner or lunch crowd on the deck overlooking the greens.

A perfect, sunny, 75 degree day in a Minnesota summer. Spent outside.

Having something to control and focus on for the next 3 hours.
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