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  1. I wish they would bring back "The Daly Planet"

    Faster Play - Is It Hurting the Game?

    I agree with iacas. When I was a 21 handicap it took me the same amount of time to play as it does now. I've shot my best round of 75 and a high of 95 and a bunch in between within the last 2 months. All of those rounds took the same amount of time. Its the guy that hits his drive 200/210 yards and then waits for the green to clear backing everybody up because now he's going to hit his 3 wood or hybrid off the deck 235 yards on the green. Then he hits it fat 100 yards. BTW I don't play public courses hardly at all. But when I do that's what I see as one of the main problems. Also just pick up after 8.

    Faster Play - Is It Hurting the Game?

    What about "you get what you pay for." I just thought of something. I hope people aren't complaining about slow play at a course the costs $35 w/cart. I would never show up to a public course and expect to get the same service and play with the same people I do at a private club.

    Faster Play - Is It Hurting the Game?

    Most of the rounds I play are 3/12 hrs. I don't get the "4 hour round to some people is a snails pace." Really 1/2 hr. is the difference between a steady pace and snails pace?

    "The Inner Game of Golf" by Timothy Gallwey

    I read this book and now I'm 1/4 way through "Inner Skiing". One thing to think about is not to use the inner game techniques as "gimmicks". They are meant to be used the same way you would use a lesson from a teaching pro. You have to practice the inner game techniques the same way you practice your physical swing. I've found that committing to the Inner Game is as hard as committing to an adjustment of the physical swing. You may go back a little to go forward.



    How to Play Through Another Group

    I'm a member of a private country club. Takes about 3 hrs. on the low end/4.25 hrs. on the high end for 18 holes. When I do play at a public course the 2 reasons I see that slow things down are a player that won't pick up after a couple duffs and just move up to where the other players in his group are or someone will hit a 200 yard drive, have 200+ yards to the green and wait for the green to clear.

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