Jump to content

NJpatbee

Established Member
  • Content count

    782
  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

50 Moving Up the Leaderboard

About NJpatbee

  • Rank
    Dedicated Member
  • Birthday 11/12/1951

Personal Information

  • Your Location
    Sussex County, NJ

Your Golf Game

  • Handicap Index
    17.5
  • Handedness
    Righty

Recent Profile Visitors

The recent visitors block is disabled and is not being shown to other users.

Enable
  1. NJpatbee

    Would you watch a Ryder Cup style of NFL vs NBA?

    No interest.
  2. NJpatbee

    Graphite Shaft Irons

    I switched to all graphite in my early 50's and my back, wrists, and fingers have been thankful ever since. I am now 66 and find that i can still generate respectable speed with graphite without trying to lengthen my swing. I started t age 40 with steel shafts but once I tried the graphite shafts I was amazed by the softer feel of contact, even fat shots.
  3. In NW Jersey I have run into bears (which frequent my yard) and coyotes on the golf course. No harm done.
  4. NJpatbee

    My new too lazy to bring my own rubber tee method

    I started bringing my own rubber tees to ranges that have them. My preference is a grass hitting areas where I can use my normal wooden tees. Clever idea in a pinch but I believe I would tire of replacing the tee after I snap it or it winds up in the range area where others are hitting.
  5. NJpatbee

    Costco Kirkland Ball

    I am a higher handicap golfer and not a high ball hitter, but when I play a Prov1 I hit moonshots with my irons and come up short. A Tour ball was not designed for a golfer like myself but I still bought 2 dozen because of the hype. I will give them a try - I did like the RBZ U and Maxfli U/3 so who knows.
  6. NJpatbee

    Golf Course Food

    My home course has a excellent grill but closes at 7PM. They make one of the best burgers I have ever had.
  7. NJpatbee

    "Putting is a huge part of the game."

    A lot of emotion and strong opinions - I am jumping in late. I have not read LSW ( I probably should) and have also never been better than a mid-teens HCP golfer. I never played or practiced enough and it is a great season if I play 20 official rounds. I am an adequate putter which I practice occasionally at the course. I am also a 17 HCP and it has very little to do with my putting.
  8. NJpatbee

    Why pay over 100 to play a round?

    I would pay the big bucks to play Pebble or Pinehurst #2 and the like, but a round over $100 is typically a vacation round. At my home course I average $45/round and will pay up to $100 for a change of scenery on a good course.
  9. NJpatbee

    What sunscreen do you use?

    I use SPF 50 or better lotion from any major manufacturer. I have a darker Italian complexion and never thought I needed it until I got skin cancer.
  10. NJpatbee

    Why Don't More Clubs Paint The Holes?

    I never noticed it.
  11. I will second the Gamer Soft. I would stay away from super high spin balls like the ProV1. I plan to try the Duo U this season to see how much better it performs On the green without spinning like a true tour ball.
  12. NJpatbee

    Highest Price You've Paid For Green Fees

    I have paid up to $175 in places like Hilton Head, Myrtle, and the Orlando area - not once in a lifetime courses. I would pay up to $400 - $500 for Pebble, Pinehurst #2, The Old Course and maybe a couple of others. At my home course as a Senior I pay $45 on weekdays and weekends after 2PM. I rarely pay more than $90 and that is typically on vacation.
  13. NJpatbee

    Go to club or shot from 125 yards. READ ORIGINAL POST!!!

    A well struck 8i or a slightly fat 7i if I am a bit off at this stage in the game.
  14. NJpatbee

    Rory or Spieth - who has the better career?

    I went with Jordan based on his age and demeanor. Rory is also a great talent and fiery which I like, but too much adrenaline is not a good thing.
×

Important Information

Welcome to TST! Signing up is free, and you'll see fewer ads and can talk with fellow golf enthusiasts! By using TST, you agree to our Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, and our Guidelines.

The popup will be closed in 10 seconds...