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I tend to agree with the OP, that it is a tired old joke that some people still think is funny.  It doesn't bother me much when people do it though-I just smile and shake my head.

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I don't know anyone that finds it truly funny.  But it is an old stand by and, frankly, part of the culture and such a common thread everywhere.  The 'traditionalists' should revel in it, perhaps just smile and shake their heads at the old standby, but it seems some 'traditionalists' are also just cranky little girls that are easily rubbed the wrong way.

It's pretty much just a testament to how touchy some types of golfers are.

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Once or twice a round ? If you find the comments annoying, the easiest fix might be to develop a pre-shot routine that doesn't include hitting the ball with your golf club.

OK smarty pants how about this one. You smack a ball and it goes awry. MIRACULOUSLY, it bounces onto the top of a tee that was stuck in the ground on the ladies tee.  (Or a tee box on an

Perfect fairway lie. Hit it massively fat. "Well out!" Chortle. Die die die die die die.

It's also fun to yell, "FORE" as loud as you can.

well, crap, it landed within a couple yards of a couple people in the foursome

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I actually prefer either 1) "you needed more club" or 2) "at least you hit it straight".  But that's just me.

See.  There you go.  Bring some new material to the table and it's all good.  To me the "one" joke is right up there with "thats what she said" as the most annoying, played out jokes.

Me:  Get in the HOLE!

Some Jackass:  That's what she said.


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I enjoy waiting for that perfect moment when someone is hitting a blind shot so they say "watch this for me to see where it lands"..then they hit it so fat it only goes about 10 yards....."I see it!...good layup!"

Then Karma smacks me and I do the same dang thing!

when someone knocks a ball off the tee I sometimes can't stop myself from saying "stroke" like a rowing captain.

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The correct response to making this error, ideally before someone shouts 'one!', is to whistle and say 'tough course, this.' That'll grate on your buddies just as much if you do it several times a round too.
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