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Braivo last won the day on April 5 2017

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  1. Update: The PC I built based on the recs here is still going strong! It's blazing fast. Other than adding another SSD I have had to make zero modifications. My son has recently got into gaming and this is the perfect PC for him. I am thinking about building another one for myself as he is beginning to monopolize this one. How much has changed in 2.5 years? I wonder what kind of system I could build now?
  2. I'd put money on Niemann. Saw him play in Detroit, looking forward to see what he accomplishes.
  3. I am far less exhausted after a round of golf than I am after 8 hours in the office, take that how you will. Any exhaustion I have from golf is probably because I get up early and grab the first tee time of the day. Afternoon naps after a round of golf are superb.
  4. Same. Rejected. First time trying. Top bucket list trip though. Will try every year til the end.
  5. I'm the same. Been doing CF for six months and it has changed my workout routine for good. I am in the best shape of my life at 39. Feels good. Today was Partner AMRAP 18 minutes 18 Wall Balls 18 Kb Swings 18 Box Jumps 18 Burpees Got through 5 Rounds and 48 Reps
  6. I leave work and the leaders are -3, run a couple of errands, and I get home to -6. What an afternoon. I keep telling my buddy that his pick (Rory) is currently tied with 61 year old Sandy Lyle. Good fun.
  7. Been a while since I have posted here. I started CrossFit after the New Year and I gotta say after only two months I am already in the best shape of my adult life (almost 40). It is just the right mix of accountability and team competition that gets me pushing myself and wanting to come back for more.
  8. I'm excited about this deal. I think Discovery Golf is a subscription streaming channel at this point. Looking forward to these.
  9. Weather has been holding here in MI. Looks like I might be able to get out comfortably into November. Really has been a great season, very grateful.
  10. Recently my brother and I had won a round and a very exclusive country club nearby. We normally play tees around the 6,000 yard mark. This course had Gold at 6,200 and a White/Red combo tee at 5,800. We were initially reluctant to play the "ladies" tees, but eventually opted for the shorter track. Good thing we did, the course beat us up pretty good from there. Anyway, as I approach 40 I have fully accepted that I enjoy golf more from the appropriate tees. Until I can drive the ball 270 I am gonna stick with enjoyment over ego.
  11. FWIW, one of the most popular sports league in the world, the English Premier League, does not even have a playoff system. Top team at the end of the regular season wins the title. I agree, contrived. I think sports should highlight their strengths rather than trying to be like other sports. You want to crown a season long "Champion" based on money earned or total victories? Great! (side note: no one ever talks about the money list anymore, wonder why?) But to break down a long, grueling season to a couple of shots in the last tourney is gimmickry. I'll still watch though.
  12. 5x5 Squat at 135 lbs 5x5 Bench at 95 lbs 1x5 Deadlift at 185 lbs Getting back into regular lifting after some time off.
  13. First of all, it gave me goosebumps to watch Tiger complete the comeback. Incredible to see a man overcome so many physical and mental challenges to get back to the top of the game. Bravo. I also agree that the FedEx Cup lacks any real enthusiasm, in part, because no one really knows how it works. When a guy with zero victories has a chance to win the prize there is something wrong with the system. Next year is even worse. A season of success gets you two stroke advantage in a single tournament? meh
  14. The entire FedEx Cup is a bad idea imo. Trying to crown season long "champions" has been a mostly futile effort in individual sports. See NASCAR as a similar example. All of the tweaks in the world don't generate excitement. Outside of the majors and Ryder Cup the PGA Tour is a niche sport and they should accept this. Same with NASCAR outside of Daytona / Talladega. Anyway, now they are throwing more money at it to contrive excitement. Yet the RC has zero money and great excitement. The money doesn't matter and won't change things.
  15. Whether he should have been DQ'd is not relevant to his character. His character is only relevant to your opinion of him, arguing opinions on the character of an individual is an exercise in futility. He purposely broke the rules and accepted the consequences handed to him.
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