Philosophy One..Your aim is to hit fairways to allow best chance of greens in regulation, and in so doing, score as low a gross score as possible.
And you try to use similar clubs to greens as Pros would do, because you play from tees that make this possible.
Hopefully you shoot more pars than double bogeys.
This tests your skill.
Philosophy Two...You do not play from tees that allow shots to the greens with similar irons as Pros might use.
You are happy to play woods,hybrids or long irons to many par fours and par 3's.
Your preference is to allow the handicap system to compensate for your shorter driving distance, knowing you are unable to reach most greens in regulation.
You often score more double bogeys than pars.
You prefer tees that most members use.