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  1. I don't know why someone would want to wear that jacket when they make the same thing for men, minus the hourglass shape outline of the white. But, whatever. Surprised the sales person had to tell you it was a woman's jacket. The size 10 on the hangar, and the 12 behind that one, and the 14 behind that one should have tipped you off. I would never wear a woman's jacket like that. But if it comes down to wearing your wife's or girlfriend's thong............ j/k
  2. I'd be more surprised if Tiger wasn't taking PED's. Tiger was being treated by Dr. Galea, a Canadian doctor not licensed in the US. Dr. Galea was convicted and admitted treating athletes here in the US between 2007-2009. He was known for treating athletes with HGH and other PED's. Really Tiger, the doc never gave you PED's? Then there's the list from Biogenesis in Florida. It contains the names of over 100 athletes who were buying PED's from them. NFL players, MLB players, Golfers, Tennis players and MMA fighters are on the list. Each governing bodies of the sports mentioned were
  3. Bounce is the angle of the sole to the ground. If the clubshaft is perpendicular to the ground, the leading edge of the face is not touching the ground. The bounce is the angle from where the sole touches the ground to the leading edge of the face. More bounce, like 14° and higher, allows the club to go through deep rough and fluffy sand without digging into the ground or sand too deep. Low bounce, like 10° or less, is better for hitting from the fairway, baked ground or compacted sand, where you need to bite or dig into the ground or sand. It is a big help to use the wedge with the right
  4. People are way too sensitive nowadays. Sergio was giving Tiger a little dig but what's the big deal about making a comment about ethnic food. This is the big news in sports right now? I don't remember Blacks making a big deal about the movie, Be Cool, where The Rock kept saying he was hungry for fried chicken and waffles. So what situation makes it a ghastly racial slur? Let's be truthful now, Blacks make fun of what White people eat too. Mayonnaise and white bread ring a bell? And so on and so forth with other ethnic groups and food. And of course there's the double standa
  5. Here's a link for the USGA's explanation of rule 33-7, the rule I explained but the one you don"t understand. http://www.usga.org/news/2011/April/Rule-Revised-On-DQ-For-Incorrect-Card/ It says they can waive the DQ if the player had no way of knowing he broke the rule and signed an incorrect scorecard. It explains it has to do with modern technology ie.,slow motion HD replay. There's no need for any replay in Tiger's case, he freely admits he dropped in a different spot. He didn't realize he was breaking a rule and that is NEVER an excuse for not being penalized. As soon as
  6. Just my take on it, Tiger purposely dropped 2 yards behind the original spot not realizing he was breaking a rule. As soon as the rules committee approached and explained what they were looking at Tiger knew he had committed a penalty even though the rules committee(wink, wink) said they couldn't see where Tiger had dropped. A golfer is supposed to call a penalty on himself when he knows he committed a foul. Tiger kept his mouth shut and that amounts to cheating, figuring well if the rules committee didn't see it I'm not going to call it on myself even though I know I didn't drop in the ori
  7. It's always better to try a club first but buying one used makes it hard. As far as where to look there's ebay of course and Global Golf and Callaway Pre-owned are good places to look. Any of the big manufacturers are good and being a high handicapper you might want a driver with a draw bias. I also think the flex and weight of the shaft would be more important than the head itself.
  8. CBS was there to cover a sporting event and that's what they did. Viewers tune in to watch golf, not to listen to anything else. If CBS wanted to cover any exclusionary policies there, they can do an episode of 60 minutes on it. It's a well known fact and public knowledge concerning their policies there. There's nothing new or earth shattering to report on. Costas is just another pasty assed white guy full of guilt for being rich and in the top 1%, so he has to try to atone for his "sins" by getting political on TV.
  9. The rules committee and watching the replay shouldn't even figure into this. Tiger dropped 2 yards behind his original shot. He said so in the interview. Whether he knew he was breaking a rule or not doesn't matter either. Ignorance of a rule is never an excuse for not being penalized. Tiger should have done the right thing and DQ'd himself. Instead he let the rules committee muddle everything up. As soon as the rules committee said they didn't see him take an illegal drop, why didn't Tiger man up and tell them that yeah, I dropped 2 yards behind the original shot? He admitted th
  10. Tiger knows the rules of golf. Last night while being interviewed he admitted that he dropped two yards behind his original shot. Players are supposed to call penalties on themselves even if no one else sees it. It doesn't matter what the rules committee said after first reviewing the video, Tiger knew he broke the rule and signed an incorrect scorecard. If Tiger had been in really deep rough and touched the ball while addressing it, even if no one else saw it, he's supposed to call the penalty, right? He shouldn't let the competition committee review the video and if they say they
  11. I think too many people have misconstrued what the 10,000 hour rule means. It's more of an arbitrary number, or average number of hours that one needs to practice to reach your peak performance at sports, music, math or whatever your chosen field is. Some people reach their peak after 5000 hours and others may take 25,000 hours. Really it's just saying that it takes many, many hours of dedicated practice to achieve something. Besides, this 10,000 rule is just a small part of what it takes to become world class at something. No where in the book does it say that 10,000 hours of practice ca
  12. JMHO, most amateurs would benefit greatly from trying to hit the ball straight. And by straight, I mean very little side to side movement of the ball especially on their drives. Maybe a couple yards tops. Most amateurs hit weak fades. They should try and hit the ball straight. It's easier to learn that than to go from a fade to a draw. Once you can hit the ball reasonably straight you can then spend time trying to work the ball one way or the other. Getting back to the OP, he should go with what comes naturally to him, the straight shot. If you can hit 90% of your shots straight, lik
  13. I say Harry Vardon even though it's hard to compare someone from so long ago and not having any video to watch of him. The equipment they used back then was so much harder to play with and be consistent. Also the rules made it so much harder to play when Harry was playing. He was able to hit the ball around 280 yards depending on conditions and if he let it all hang out. Even though that was an occasional drive, you really had to hit it pure to to hit it that far. That was the least of it though. They had no lift and clean rules back then. If the ball plugged anywhere you had to play it
  14. Iacas is right as to you can have two different golfers swinging the same way and one will feel his arms are passive and the other feeling they're dominant. I remember reading an article a while back about the top 50 golfers of all time and it included some thoughts on their swings. It was a bunch of contradictions. I think it was Sam Snead who said the swing is made with the left side of the body and then Ben Hogan says he wishes he had 3 right arms or hands. I'm reading a book, "The Science of Golf" and it breaks down the swing as far as supplying power. The wrists provide 10%, the arms
  15. I think the best argument for banning the anchored putting method is in competition, at the pro level or the club championship or what ever, when someone is leading or near the lead, and coming to the last couple of holes, a lot of golfers start shaking like jello, and anchoring the putter is a distinct advantage in keeping the putter steady. Other than that, I don't think it matters much. I also agree that golf has bigger issues, like the ball and other equipment. When equipment dictates that golf courses being made have to be dramatically longer, whether new or redesigning a course, that'
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