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Rippy_72

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  1. Of course, I believe in God. Our country was formed thusly. I don't want to engage you. I don't like you
  2. Read the Declaration of Independence. "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights...." Unalienable......unable to be taken away from or given away by the possessor. Endowed.....to provide with something freely or naturally In other words, these are natural rights. They cannot be taken away
  3. Do you speak English? Bill of Rights. Did you go to school?
  4. I'll play 1. Caddies only 2. No women 3. No smoking on the course 4. No cellphones 5. No rangers. One rules infraction gets the member a warning (even if it is his guest). Second warning results in suspension 6. Must be strategic in design (Doak, Hanse, Crenshaw...). No Fazio crap. 7. Overnight lodging for guests 8. Turtlesoup as a specialty
  5. How about Delaware coastal. Near Philly and soccer. Low taxes and low housing costs. Pinehurst? Flagstaff? (not hot)
  6. SW or LW pitch shots, the feel shots. I developed numbness and no feel in my left hand and arm. It is like I have the yips or something. I have no idea where the clubface is and my brain freaks out. I truly suck. Horrible.
  7. They are all rights of the individual, conferred by God. 2A is an individual right and those who think otherwise deserve a solid dose of the 1st amendment.
  8. I have been scared for over 2 months. I am a bit tired of the political finger pointing especially WRT ventilators or even like one poster commented that the president finally gets it (seriously?). Data from China shows that if you get that bad that you need a ventilator, your chance of dying is 81%. I am not surprised how many people are not isolating. We need a very, very high level of compliance for this to work. It is not likely to work based on what I see but hope I am wrong. Now, I can now sort of understand why the Chinese welded people's apartment doors to keep them inside. A potentially larger issue than Covid-SaRs-2 is the complete destruction of the economy. Health doesn't thrive in the conditions Fed Bullocks just described, 30% unemployment and 50% drop in GDP in Q2.
  9. I had a shot once where the ball was on the grass lip shoulder high and I was standing in bunker 150 yards out, which would have been a wedge. I took a 7 iron gripped my left hand all the way down on the grip. Focused on balance and 1/2 baseball swing with a hold follow thru. It worked.
  10. I do not have a copy of the decisions or interpretations on the rules of golf. 1. What does "pieces" mean? What if it tore into two pieces but was still joined by a thread? 2. Within the context of an environmental hazard, I could only look down off the bridge and see a huge crack. It is possible that if I picked it up, it would be in pieces. It always bugged me. In terms of fairness, it would seem to me that replay of the shot would be fair. In any case, I suppose there might be a ruling or interpretation out there. Of course the smarties will say it is clear in the rules.
  11. It was 2013. I remember trying to figure it out but it really did not matter. At that point in the round, it wasn't anything special. Then, I went birdie, birdie, eagle, eagle, birdie, par, bogie, birdie, par, par. I three putted from 10 feet on a 238 yard par 3. I was pissed missing and my angry tap in missed. It was 2013. I remember trying to figure it out but it really did not matter. I figured a 5 but there was something about unfit for play. I made a good shot, it just traveled like a wounded sparrow. At that point in the round, it wasn't anything special. Then, I went birdie, birdie, eagle, eagle, birdie, par, bogie, birdie, par, par. I three putted from 10 feet on a 238 yard par 3. I was pissed missing and my angry tap in missed.
  12. Some years ago, I had an 8 iron approach shot on the 6th hole and the Nike Platinum ball makes a weird whistle noise like when a range ball breaks. It goes low right and then dives left into an environmental hazard. I could see the ball and a crack into it. We are not allowed to go into the environmental. It was not in two pieces. But surely cracked. Not into two whole chunks, just a huge crack I had played a second ball from the fairway. I knocked it up and made the putt for bogey. Did I make a 3 or a 5? It was the best round of my life. I asked the pro and he wasn't sure. I just did a Ty Webb and let it kgo.
  13. I wonder if my two neighbors would mind me using their backyards ajoining. I need to practice my new driver. The guy behind me throws his junk in my woods, so, a few divots should not matter. People need to be inside and in quarantine. I am blown away that the local golf course teesheet is completely filled. Dumb Scheißeheads.
  14. I have tried intermediate, target, and combo. Sounds weird but I like to see in my mind how the ball is going to go and area on the green that I want to be. It is like shooting Clays compared instead to shooting precision rifle. Different part of the brain.
  15. I guess I only care about putting surfaces and nobody moving behind me when hitting.....everything else is chill
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