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Every day is golf season here!

Yeah, that's why the price drops so much in the summer. Golf in the summer in Florida, and summer includes September, is a non starter for me.

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As long as the temperature while playing is 60+. I can't golf with a long sleeve shirt on, strangely enough I couldn't bowl with one on either. Either way, that typically means I can play through October. Most of the courses here close around the end of Oct or sometime in Nov anyway.

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As long as the courses are open, I will play throughout the winter. Even when I lived in Pennsylvania, I played throughout the winter when the courses were open. Of course some winters were worse than others in terms of snow. In Colorado, we can play pretty much all winter.
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I hope to play every two weeks until the snow covers the courses or temps go below 40. One executive course in the area used to be open year round. No carts. $5 in the mail slot at the clubhouse and play all day if you want. Not sure if they still do that. Find out probably in nov or dec when the doors close for the season.
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Yeah, that's why the price drops so much in the summer. Golf in the summer in Florida, and summer includes September, is a non starter for me.


It's really not that bad. Just have plenty of water and don't think about walking. I walked once towards the beginning of the summer just to see if I could do it. I did it but I'll never do it again!

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We can play all 12 months in Dallas. There will be some snow and ice but typically it's gone by the next weekend. Sometimes tee times are delayed until the frost melts. I'll play if it's in the 40s, I've done 30s but usually there's wind so that is a pretty miserable experience.
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I'll play all winter here in Colorado. GHIN season is from March 15 - November 15. Courses go into winter mode after November 15, meaning no tee boxes, and normally no cutting of new holes during that time. But they will still be open all year round. I'll play in pretty much anything above freezing. When you walk, you tend to be warm enough if you have the right gear if it's above freezing. My goal is to play 18 once per month all winter. That's been easy to do the past couple of years.

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We don't shut down all year. In the winter we get rain with an occasional few inches of snow that is gone with a day or so. I play all year round and usually play in the rain, cold or windy days unless all three are present the same day then it is maybe 9 holes that day.

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Yep all year golf in CO. For me all about how much snow is out there, the wind and if the sun is shining. A mild 20 degree day with bright sun feels warmer than 40 degrees under clouds with a little breeze. I've posted pics here showing my winter rounds, snow on greens and flags frozen into holes. We played Xmas eve last year. Eventually it gets silly though. When the greens are frozen the ball bounces off them like it hit a cart path and putting it a joke. The ball slithers like a snake when the greens get dead and shaggy. You just hit it and hope.

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When I lived in Denver, it was always, if you can see any snow, we play winter rules, then a quick glance at Long Peak, and winter rules it was!

But I just hate hitting a cold golf ball. Maybe if I had better contact, I wouldn't mind it so much. Well, I am going to a lesson today to try to improve contact, and am ordering a Tourstriker, so maybe I will be able to play in cooler weather, which I don't mind at all otherwise.

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When I lived in Denver, it was always, if you can see any snow, we play winter rules, then a quick glance at Long Peak, and winter rules it was!

But I just hate hitting a cold golf ball. Maybe if I had better contact, I wouldn't mind it so much. Well, I am going to a lesson today to try to improve contact, and am ordering a Tourstriker, so maybe I will be able to play in cooler weather, which I don't mind at all otherwise.


Since we are out of season I keep hand warmers in my pocket and alternate balls when it's cold enough to feel the difference.

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Most of the courses in New Brunswick are closed by Oct 31st. There is an executive course here in Fredericton which will stay open until the ground freezes and some mild years they have had rounds in December. Only the true Nuts play them,  If the first week of November is mild, I will go there to say I played in November, otherwise that is it until the 2016 season.  Or Florida or Arizona. We have a lot of Snowbirds

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