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About BigT

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  1. I golf on a budget. I buy my balls now were they are 2 for one or on sale. I typically buy clubs that are 2-3 years old, I have found older name brands clubs are better than new cheap ones. I will upgrade in the off season some times spending $300 on club(s). I like to walk a course were I have 2 local that are $12 for 9. I have a budy that gets out of work just in time for twilight golf which is 1/2 the price with cart. So I typicall can spend 40-80 a month on green fee's. I do splurge a couple times a year and get on a really nice course. But, in my opinion golf c
  2. nike one vapor speed followed by cally hx diablo & e6's
  3. driver - 240-270 3w - 220-230 5w - 210 4h - 185-190 5i - 190 6i - 175 7i - 160 8i - 140 9i - 120 pw - 100 putter - 30ft I'm 5' 8" so no huge swing arch. Also for my wedges it will change for what danger is there, I don't think there are any right or wrong distance on wedges.
  4. Basically to build on what I did in 2012, which was a great year for me. I had fun, golfed some nice courses (founds some hidden gems) and overall felt like I golfed the best golf of my life. goals for 2013 Improve my short game, 120yrds in play more consistent on league break 90 Improve my mental game have fun
  5. Broke 100 for the first time and was like oh i broke 100, no biggy. This past summer I went on a 8 week stretch that I averaged low 90's. I really enjoyed being consistent over having a fluke round. In that stretch I returned to a course that I learned how to golf and played in my first league. It was not kind to me in the early days, it kicked my butt and stole my balls. I golfed with the same ball all round and ended with 46 (9 holes). It was a milestone to me to conquer a course that used slap me around like a rag doll.
  6. Nike juice golf balls, had a coupon for $8.88 a doz, to good to pass up.
  7. Nike One Vapor Speed was my go to ball this year, I like the Nike PD soft as a cheep back up. I also like the Callaway HX hot and Srixon Ad333's.
  8. Really enjoyed the Royal Highlands at Canadian Lakes this year. The Highlands is my favorite. Visited them several time this year. Hit Pilgams Run and that was a fun course. Snow Snake in Harrison is a great course too.
  9. Guilty, one of my first leagues I was on had a rule that you can fluff the ball and i did. I was golfing in the mid 50's then and still dont see much problem with high handycappers doing it. If you playing for money or have to follow league rules then play it as it lays. I know I will get some flack for this but we are pushing "tee it foward" and 12" cups why not make it easier for beginners by allowing some fluffing. That said I have backed away from the practice since my game has drastically improved.
  10. About 800 multi colored golf tees at a yard sale for $5. Guy had a bucket of tees with no price tag, he said make an offer, I shrugged my shoulders and said $5??. SOLD!
  11. Bubba, due to the timing. I hit a simular shot off the tee box this weekend, except I was trying hit it straight.
  12. box of Nike PD soft golf balls. Hit them yesterday and love them.
  13. Miller High Life, it is after all the Champagne of beers. Beyond that I will attempt any new beer I come across, Im to beer what most people are to wine, never pass on the opportunity to try a new one.
  14. Quote: as for nike balls, i just tried out the PD soft I just bought some myself but have not hit them yet. The problem with buying a different golf ball is that the reviews on most are all over the place. You get: "adds 50yrds to my drive" "slice like a pizza" "I loose 15yrds from my drive" "feels like a rock" "softest ball I ever hit" This on the same ball, that why you sometime just have to buy and try
  15. Callaway warbirds are a bit harder but always fly straight for me and they go for about $15 a box. Titleist NXT always hit fine to. Some golf shops sell balls as singles, pick a couple and try.
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