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Hello folks, I am new to this site and really new to golf. I have been to the driving range many times over the years, but never really considered golf as my sport. I always thought it to be boring, that is until i played for the first time 2 years ago. I borrowed clubs when i went on vacation with some friends and played 18 in the Poconos PA. It was another year until i played again this time i had bought a set of cheapo's and did horrible but had a ton of fun. I wanted to play more last year but we had 2 losses in our family and a bunch of things that just took up time.

One of the losses was my wifes grand dad whom was a big golfer. We got along great and he knew how much i enjoyed the sport even though i had only gone a few times. He left his clubs to me when he died and because of this i am taking some instruction and practicing alot. I went and played 18 last weekend and will be going more frequently this year. The challenge is the most frustrating thing i have ever done, but i go with the mindset of fun over frustration and it seems to work.

Gramps left me a set if dci 96 clubs, an adams tight lies driver, an odessey 2 ball putter, and some misc wedges. He also left a top flite iron set. I plan on using the titleist irons and adding the driver to my bag. From this day on i am going to learn on the titleist so i get used to them.

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New guy from CT here too. Carefull with this sport as it is full on addictive. My grandparents got me hooked when I was younger some of my fondest memories. The wife's grandfathers clubs probably contain a life time of karma. Good luck with the game.
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Another new member here from CT, I also got started recently when my grandfather gave me some old clubs. After getting new clubs and playing a lot over the summer, I think I can get on the course for my college team(atleast to practice!) come next fall. I can say after already being an athlete at school it really is the most addicting sport. Hope to learn a little to help my game here.
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