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  1. Michelle Wie wins on her last shot to avoid a 4 man playoff. It was fun, I got there to see the final 3some on #11 and then bounced around. And, Yes....My I-phone is outdated because I'm cheap and I do need to get a better one that takes better pics. I think I saw HaNa Jang hit the stick (anyway, it was Lydia's Grouping) on a short and gorgeous Par 3 (15) Brook must have had her sister on the bag - same face, same posture, same shape, same same Jessica Korda was dropped the F-bomb about 5 times in a short and happy little convo we overheard waiting to hit on a short Par 4 that she absolutely BOMBED the tee shot. Fun times. Only my 2nd tourney to visit. I got a free umbrella now I have the stupid golfers tan lines. And....If you get a great place to stand and watch tee shots, you can count on the players and caddies to move in the way.....
  2. jsgolfer

    Orlando Bound

    Much better round today at TPC Sawgrass 39-39-78 doubled 18 ugh no sixes round until then With my Dad
  3. Yukari

    2018 WGC-Mexico Championship

    Great Job by Mickelson! Congratulation!
  4. snowman0157

    Do I need a 60 degree wedge?

    No. Most of us would probably be better off with a Chipper than a 60 degree.
  5. Club Rat

    Handicap

    In the US, players may move to lower handicap competition if the competition has no requirements which may not allow the player. As an example, players who are interested in playing in a USGA Open Qualifier must meet guidelines. At our club level, a player may compete in the Championship Flight if they desire. I suggest inquiring with your Competition Committee or Pro for a better explanation or ruling. Sorry many US golfers are not familiar with UK rules and guidelines of competition.
  6. No Mulligans

    Golf balls for my dad!

    I'd recommend Titliest Tour Soft or Callaway Chrome Soft. Both are premium balls.
  7. nevets88

    Good Day Bad Day Crap

    Bad shots, for me, are a lot easier to swallow when I have a better idea of why it happened. Having seen them on video and associating feels with them, those shots sting less because ok, I have an idea of how to correct.
  8. MrGolfguy67

    2018 WGC-Mexico Championship

    I certainly hope not. He seems oblivious to the huge stage; all the great players around him & all the pressure.
  9. dennyjones

    Golfzon Puts Game in Korean Basements

    The one I occasionally play has it set up so that a 10' is a give me. Anyway...you putt across the sensors, it's sort of iffy..
  10. JetFan1983

    Who Wins First: Rory or Tiger?

    I was expecting Rory's results to be terrible as I haven't checked on or heard from him in a while, but he almost won twice in January. If we're including Euro Tour, then I think I'll give the edge to Rory right now. I think both could have good years though.
  11. You quoted me from 2010. The USGA now allow rangefinders that have slope so long as you turn it off. Before, it used to be that it wasn't even possible. The original Leupold completed a circuit that turned it on. This was illegal even though the circuit wasn't completed and you couldn't "get" the slope. Then the later versions moved the chip that processed it into the faceplate, which was legal, because the actual capability was "outside" or not a part of the rangefinder when the faceplate wasn't on.
  12. My gut feeling is that they may have done more back then. But who knows - in watching something that wasn't PGA Tour golf (the second place finishers were guaranteed a lot of money in the Shell's matches) - you're not comparing apples to oranges. I do think, though, that the idea of "laying up to a comfortable yardage" is more of a 90s-era thing. Kind of about when Tom Kite and Dave Pelz started to have some influence on the set makeup of pros and their wedges. But even with their influence, it's not like every or even necessarily the majority of PGA Tour players are laying up. I still think the majority, and the large majority even, go for it when they can. A better example might be when Billy Casper laid up all four rounds on a par three. That may be a great example of understanding Shot Zones and Decision Maps pretty well.
  13. NM Golf

    Post Your GAME Golf Rounds

    https://www.gamegolf.com/player/nmgolf/round/2002613 Liking this Game Golf thing. Got my first 18 hole round in today Shot 70 (-2). Definitely one of the best ball striking rounds I can remember. Only made one bad swing with the irons, it came on #16 and cost me my only bogey on the day. Other than that I never had to hit a chip or pitch shot the whole day. All the greens I missed, I missed just off the surface and could use the putter. Only negative was I did not hole any putts over a couple feet, all my birdies were 2 putt birdies on par 5s.
  14. Yea that doesn't sound fun at all. There are some weird long stretches of walking from one green to the next tee, too. I can see building this as somebody's personal golf course, but the whole thing makes no sense to me as a public course.
  15. Seems like construction helmets would be required to play there. ;) If I was a super rich guy, though, this is the kind of thing that would be awesome to put in my backyard instead of just a practice area. :)
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