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Interested to know everyone's experience and why they picked up a club.

I was 15, on holiday and a little bored, so a friend and I borrowed some family friends golf clubs and went and played 9 holes. I remember a par 3 and getting it about 3 feet from the hole and was hooked. I played for a season then sadly, lost interest due to girls, partying and drinking lol....and didn't play again till I was 23, and am hooked again and will never leave the game again.
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At my school we had a "golf class". every 2nd period the class went to the local golf course and hit balls. And my classmates would bring back fries or (the ballers) full meals back from the course restuarant. Waaaaaaaay better than the food on campus!!

I decided to join the golf class in 7th grade to be different than my peers, for the challange, and ................well...........for those fries!! And i got hooked. And at one point in H.S. passed up a varsity spot on the basketball team to play on the golf team. After a 12 year break from the game after H.S. (got burned out and discouraged from my quest to get a scholarship) i have made a real effort to get back into it and...................once again im hooked, and rather play golf than my rec league basketball games. lol
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Guess I just started to watch it on TV more often and due to the fact that I will have my BA in Accounting next year, I figured it would be fun and a good skill to pick up.

When I was younger I guess I thought it was boring and would not be fun, but I just didnt know better back then.
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I started this summer and I have to say that I was one of those people that called golf a "boring" sport. I was always into sports like snowboarding, soccer, hockey, tennis, etc. Since I've started playing a month or two ago though, I'm getting pretty hooked on anything golf.

Reasons I started were because I stopped playing organized sports a few years back and wanted something fun to do during the summer weekends. It was also an opportunity to learn a sport alongside my girlfriend and have something sporty the two of us could do and enjoy. Finally, I just finished my undergrad in business and will be going into law school this fall, so knowing how to play golf (alongside tennis and snowboarding) will probably serve me in the business/legal world.

Can't wait to get better!!

Cheers,
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