Jump to content
IGNORED

I am calling you out as a non-golfer IF.........................


Note: This thread is 2079 days old. We appreciate that you found this thread instead of starting a new one, but if you plan to post here please make sure it's still relevant. If not, please start a new topic. Thank you!

Recommended Posts

You're ripping guys who get excited about breaking 80 on a course rated 68.4 or something similar, but the reality is that very few of us play courses such as what you describe (72.8 rating, 131 slope) on a regular basis. Maybe you or I wouldn't be happy about a 79 on a 68.4 rated layout, but why do you feel the need to rain on someone's parade? Hey, none of us should be judging the merits of someone else's rounds. If they're thrilled, I'm happy for them. You should be, too.

I hold a course record on a course that's par 70 with a 70.0 rating and a 127 slope. Should I be embarrassed because the rating and slope don't meet your standards? 

 

Bingo!  I shot my PB on a course with a 69.4/120 rating, but as far as I'm concerned, one over par 73 is still just one over par.  

Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

  • Replies 465
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

Top Posters In This Topic

Popular Posts

You are making a real ass of yourself lately. You are a non-golfer if you can not treat fellow golfers with the respect due to them, regardless of their score or the CR of the course on which they sh

Not me! A golf ball with a demonstrated affinity for the water has a horrible character flaw that cannot be changed.  It should never be trusted again!

I made a 12 on a par-3 once......with NO PENALTY STROKES!

Stella Artois???????

Girly man

 

JUST KIDDING.  I don't know why when I read Stella Artois Hans and Frans popped in my head though.  

Yeah, but Stella is just for fancy courses and I don't do fancy.

Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Yeah, but Stella is just for fancy courses and I don't do fancy.

Personally I think it tastes kind of skunky, same with Heineken and Becks.  I like craft beers, especially a nice porter or stout but if going more main stream brews I will take a Yuengling, Bass, Guinness (Stout) and occasionally, *gasp* can't believe I am going to admit to this, if it is really hot out and sunny, I'll drink a Miller Lite because beers with more body to them seem to be just a bit too heavy.  At that point it's more like drinkin a sodie pop.  

Edited by Gator Hazard
Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

You're ripping guys who get excited about breaking 80 on a course rated 68.4 or something similar, but the reality is that very few of us play courses such as what you describe (72.8 rating, 131 slope) on a regular basis. Maybe you or I wouldn't be happy about a 79 on a 68.4 rated layout, but why do you feel the need to rain on someone's parade? Hey, none of us should be judging the merits of someone else's rounds. If they're thrilled, I'm happy for them. You should be, too.

I hold a course record on a course that's par 70 with a 70.0 rating and a 127 slope. Should I be embarrassed because the rating and slope don't meet your standards? 

I apologize then, but really all I was saying was why @Buckeyenut would want to know and probably why others omit it, Also I'm not trying to impose any standard on course difficulty to anyone, play wherever you want I don't care.

Link to post
Share on other sites

  • Moderator

Stella Artois???????

Girly man

 

JUST KIDDING.  I don't know why when I read Stella Artois Hans and Frans popped in my head though.  

I thought this was LOL!

Yeah, but Stella is just for fancy courses and I don't do fancy.

Even the not-so-fancy courses are carrying it on tap now up here in the Boston area. After buying Bud, they started pushing it.

Personally I think it tastes kind of skunky, same with Heineken and Becks.  I like craft beers, especially a nice porter or stout but if going more main stream brews I will take a Yuengling, Bass, Guinness (Stout) and occasionally, *gasp* can't believe I am going to admit to this, if it is really hot out and sunny, I'll drink a Miller Lite because beers with more body to them seem to be just a bit too heavy.  At that point it's more like drinkin a sodie pop.  

Stella is OK when you've just played 18 in 90F weather. It is refreshing but not my first choice as a normal draught. After playing 18 on Tuesday in 55F weather, we went to a bar that had Newcastle on tap. That was nice.

Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

  • 2 weeks later...
18 hours ago, BuckeyeNut said:

I might call you out as a non-golfer if you bowl in the winter instead of playing winter-golf!!  LOL

 

Wait!  I did golf in the spring, summer, fall and bowling in the winter for 30 years! :-)

Link to post
Share on other sites

10 hours ago, vangator said:

Wait!  I did golf in the spring, summer, fall and bowling in the winter for 30 years! :-)

Yeah but you didn't mention that Florida winter is a cruel and hard 5 weeks with some occasional frosty ground.  Played Chi Chi Rodriguez yesterday morning, fun little track.

Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

3 hours ago, Gator Hazard said:

Yeah but you didn't mention that Florida winter is a cruel and hard 5 weeks with some occasional frosty ground.  Played Chi Chi Rodriguez yesterday morning, fun little track.

Chi Chi's can be fun.  Isn't that a par 69 or something?  Been a long time since I've played there.  Played a scramble there back in the 90's.

Link to post
Share on other sites

10 minutes ago, vangator said:

Chi Chi's can be fun.  Isn't that a par 69 or something?  Been a long time since I've played there.  Played a scramble there back in the 90's.

Yes it is a par 69. Has some holes that make you think, lots of doglegs. It was a good time. 

Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

I said that jokingly because since my son took to bowling, I've become a non-golfer when it comes to winter golf.   Today was sunny and 66 with light winds.........and I bowled!!  LOL

Link to post
Share on other sites

Note: This thread is 2079 days old. We appreciate that you found this thread instead of starting a new one, but if you plan to post here please make sure it's still relevant. If not, please start a new topic. Thank you!

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.



  • Want to join this community?

    We'd love to have you!

    Sign Up
  • Support TST Affiliates

    TourStriker PlaneMate
    Golfer's Journal
    Whoop
    SuperSpeed
    FlightScope Mevo
    Use the code "iacas" for 10% off Mevo and the code "iacasjun21" for 10% off SuperSpeed.
  • Posts

    • This nails it. And if he read this he’d think..’yeah…another minion.’ 
    • In the video, one of them had #7 as their favorite hole 🙂 Then sadly he liked #9 Here are my course reviews... Lac La Belle - 6.0/10 Visually this course is good. The mix of fescue, bunkers, and marshy areas outline the holes nicely. There is a lot of target golf going on here. Some of the holes were a bit wonky, like hole #2. Also, the 600 yard par 5 was kind of bad. I am just glad that the fescue was not thick and tall, it was very playable from. If not, this course would be unbearable. The massive putting green with basically a putt putt course was really fun. In the end, it's a good course, but I would not enjoy playing this course a lot. Just too much target golf.  Course Layout - 5/10, Course Condition - 8/10, Visual - 8/10, Clubhouse - N/A Lawsonia - 7.0/10 I really enjoyed this course. It has a unique style that isn’t around my area. Holes 1 thru 8 were good. For me, a bit too many blind tee shots. Holes 9-18 were more open from the tee. Luckily, there wasn’t much in the terms areas the ball would end up unplayable on the holes with blind tee shots. If you aimed over the mounds, and hit a decent shot you would have a shot at the green. There was a good variety of holes. This course was really fun to play.  Course Layout - 7/10, Course Condition - 8/10, Visual - 6/10, Clubhouse - N/A Mammoth Dunes - 8.0/10 A visually stunning course. It is much more of a friendly course than Sand Valley due to the green complexes having more areas to feed the ball into the green on errant shots. Each hole was like a problem to solve off the tee even though there was wide landing areas. I really enjoyed playing this course. The first tee shot of the day was really awesome teeing off from an elevated tee over looking over the expanse of the property. It really gives you a sense of the grand scale of the course. The bins of water on the course were nice since  you have to walk the course.  Course Layout - 8/10, Course Condition - 8/10, Visual - 8/10, Clubhouse - N/A Sand Valley - 8.5/10 A visually stunning golf course. The green complexes are tough with a premium on hitting the flat areas or areas with backstops. Balls would routinely run off the edges where severe slopes were located at. When you miss the green, you usually had a few options to play. Mostly, the high risk through the air or try to putt it to a spot on the green for a longer putt. I think the back nine is much stronger than the front nine. Overall, I prefer the test of this course.  Course Layout - 9/10, Course Condition - 8/10, Visual - 8/10, Clubhouse - N/A Bonus - Sandbox - 10/10 This little gem of a course is just a joy to play. Each green complex is unique and with the variety of pin placements and tee boxes changing daily, each time playing is slightly different. I thoroughly looked forward to starting every day at the Sandbox. 
    • I guess it's easier for some people to think that their enemy is a cult rather than a bunch of informed individuals. Saves one the bother of introspection. 🙃
    • I am watching that thread.  Just in wait & see mode
  • Today's Birthdays

    1. Armando Araujo
      Armando Araujo
      (46 years old)
    2. chris3putt
      chris3putt
      (54 years old)
    3. CrazyHorsePete
      CrazyHorsePete
      (34 years old)
    4. DHak20
      DHak20
      (44 years old)

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Welcome to TST! Signing up is free, and you'll see fewer ads and can talk with fellow golf enthusiasts! By using TST, you agree to our Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, and our Guidelines.

The popup will be closed in 10 seconds...