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Hey all, just thought I'd start an introduction thread as I have been frequenting the site lately trying to get as many tips and tools I can to help fine tune my game.

I'm a 28 year old from Upstate New York. Civil Engineering graduate who was really into golf 4-5 years ago but had intensive nerve surgery done about five years ago and just starting to get back into the game. A close friend of mine and I just hit the links last weekend for the first time in a long time and boy was it extremely enjoyable (probably had something to do with the beer we drank on the back 9 )

I look forward to sharing my trials and tribulations as I try to work on my game over the course of this year.



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Welcome indeed. Good hunting, this is a great place! :)


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