Don't get me wrong, I've had to replace a few clubs shafts and putters in the last couple of years.... it gets expensive. Then, of course, there's the self-deprecation... yeah, that's not neurotic or anything. There's a reason I've gone back to playing solo rounds.
The whole "taking it in stride" is a serious work in progress.
Who specifically are you referring to, is it @billchao ?
If so, he didnt say he can choose between sucking it back and drop and stop. He said a full swing does a drop and stop (definitely realistic for a 15 hcp) and a flighted swing does drop and release forward 10 feet or so.
The other person I saw mentioning about excessive spin was @Pretzel and hes at a +1 so I dont think you were talking about him.
I think that perhaps the only driving range etiquette rule that really exists is don't give unsolicited advice. If you're putting people down for dressing "trashy" on a driving range then you might want to get off your lofty means of transportation.
Your totally Correct, Jon..It all comes down to a person having the Temperment to enjoy playing lousy golf..after spending the money on nearly 2years of lessons off and on, and giving the game more hours than I can count, and getting nowhere, I walked away from it...My Hats off to you for being able to go out and just play, and take it all in stride...unfortunately for me, Frustration and temper wins that battle...