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What do you HATE the most about golf?

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Of course we don't hate golf overall, only on certain days.

When you have a bad day, what do you hate most about golf?

For me it's probably when starting the round off well, thinking "this is going to be a great round", only to hit a few shanks in a row and ruin everything. You get your hopes up, and then your hopes get crushed. So I guess how hard it is to get consistency in my shots. That's really what I hate about golf.

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That it takes 4-5hours per round and travel time. Makes it tough to dedicate the amount of time i want to spend on it.

Wish more courses were designed with 6holesX3  layout so you can finish them quickly and choose to play only 6 (though i'd love to play 18 always).

 

About hopes getting crushed with bad shots, always start each round accounting for a few bad shots, lost balls, hazards etc. When you face one of them - its one from the expected count - even pro's have bad shots, the number of shots will reduce as your game improves.

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9 minutes ago, longdrive23 said:

About hopes getting crushed with bad shots, always start each round accounting for a few bad shots, lost balls, hazards etc. When you face one of them - its onefrom the expected count - even pro's have bad shots, the number of shots will reduce as your game improves.

That is a good way to think about it. Will try that!

If I start of making a Par, I always expect to end up at Par. Even as a 15 handicapper.

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Love golf.

Slow play is what I don't like,I better be careful and not elaborate too much or I'll be getting my arse slung off the board again........haha but I stick to what I said.

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There is nothing I really hate about golf. I'm a bit addicted to it, but I don't get to play and practice enough. I don't like slow play, but it doesn't make me hate golf. 

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About playing golf? when I have it one day and the next day it is completely gone.

About playing with golfers? Players that aren't ready to hit when its their turn.

After golf? the constant bickering about handicaps/sandbagging.

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34 minutes ago, RH31 said:

About playing golf? when I have it one day and the next day it is completely gone.

About playing with golfers? Players that aren't ready to hit when its their turn.

After golf? the constant bickering about handicaps/sandbagging.

hcaps/sbagging   this will be forever discussed.We're the same within our own group. Being in Thailand we have 2 major societies,one using the European system and one using the US system.loads of lively conversations.

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I wouldn't say I hate anything about golf, but I am addicted to it so that could be why.  There are annoyances like slow play and rabbit players who push on groups in front of them even though there's no place to go, but none of that would qualify as hate. 

This might be better suited for a poll where you take some of the common reasons and see what the membership here relates to most.  My guess is slow play wins by a landslide

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57 minutes ago, RH31 said:

About playing golf? when I have it one day and the next day it is completely gone.

This is it for me.

While I get on a level that the short-comings in my swing can result in wildly different results, it is what makes this one of the most frustrating games to play. Easier to rationalize after a round, but very hard to deal with on the course.

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19 minutes ago, mcanadiens said:

While I get on a level that the short-comings in my swing can result in wildly different results, it is what makes this one of the most frustrating games to play

This is the definitely the most frustrating in my own game.  Slow play would take it if it was golf on the whole.  I have decided to start using game golf again and was looking at my results from last year. Unfortunately I don't think my current results are much much better. Check out the percentages left and right.

 

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6 hours ago, stolpioni said:

Of course we don't hate golf overall, only on certain days.

When you have a bad day, what do you hate most about golf?

 

I remind myself that a bad day golfing is better than a good day at work. Other than that, I hate rude golfers 

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19 minutes ago, 9wood said:

I remind myself that a bad day golfing is better than a good day at work. Other than that, I hate rude golfers 

I try to tell myself that, except that sometimes I'd take a bad day at work to a frustrating day on the course. At least I'm getting paid to be at work as opposed to paying to play bad golf.

What I hate most about golf is I don't have enough time and money to play as much as I'd like.

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Nothing about the game of golf bothers me.  I don't mind slow play, poor course conditions, bad shots, or missed putts. Heck, I don't even mind the snobbery from the know it alls that I sometimes run into both on, and off the course, as they are eaily ignored.  All this said, I am not a fan of playing in higher (2 club) wind conditions. 

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