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Someone moving in my peripheral vision as I play my shot. It's amazing how many golfers there are that don't know to stay out of every players peripheral and then can't stand still to boot.

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Wind blowing me off balance during my setup, or worse in the backswing.

Yeah, here in the Rocky Mountain west wind can often effect your game! :blink:

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Haha! Just rap?

Country western is terrible too.  Rap and country would make me try to kill the wildlife with my clubs.

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Country western is terrible too.  Rap and country would make me try to kill the wildlife with my clubs.

New pop country makes me puke. But I'll definitely throw a little bit of Waylon Jennings in on a nice day. If I had my pick it'd be a nice open 18 hole course and some bluegrass.

If the day gets a little rainy...throw in some of The Dubliners.

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Man, I'd get thrown off your courses with my playlist. Lot's of rap, pop country, rock, metal, and a couple soft rock/easy listening. As soon as Eminem starts rapping out putting his d*** somewhere, I'm sure you'd have me in handcuffs. Lol

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People who think it's cool to have music playing in their cart. I mean, this is a golf course not a cook out, we don't need to have music blaring out here.

I was gonna say that nothing bothers me except my own negative attitude following anything more than a couple bad holes.  Not that I've never been distracted by noise or visuals, but I've many times had people apologize to me for moving in my field of view or making noise/talking during my swing and looked up at them like, "What are you talking about?"

But the radio in the cart really bothers me.  Only seen it a couple times, but each time I've had to make a huge effort not to get pissed and off my game.

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Yeppers whether they are on the beverage cart or the foursome in front. Also bikinis and the smell of suntan lotion if the first tee is by the pool.

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Short skirts, tight tops and tanned legs.

That's distracting whether playing golf, working out, driving, or whatever it is you are doing....

:whistle:

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Not much bothers me on a golf course, but I have been riled by rude players a few times. I remember one time a rude guy was talking while I was waiting to hit. He was very boisterous. I was in the group in front of him. After I hit my drive I walked back to my cart, as I was going past him I told him  "thanks for tip, it really helped my drive". The look on his face was worth a good chuckle.

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Wind driven rain that gets in my eyes on a Tight par 4 or 5...

Well, and shot really ...lol

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Gnats.

Gnats flying up my nose, in my ears and in my eyes while trying to hit a shot or make a putt.

I hate them.

THOSE LITTLE THINGS HAVE TO BE THE BIGGEST PAIN IN THE ASS ON AND OFF THE COURSE.

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Gnats.

Gnats flying up my nose, in my ears and in my eyes while trying to hit a shot or make a putt.

I hate them.

mosquitoes and gnats - absolutely

I have trouble with hitting into the sun and glare directly off my club face - that really challenges the concentration

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mosquitoes and gnats - absolutely

I have trouble with hitting into the sun and glare directly off my club face - that really challenges the concentration


Especially when the sun is setting right where you're hitting! Who designs these courses with holes facing east-west anyway?

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