Random golf thoughts

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Re: Random golf thoughts

Post by legitimatebeef » Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:42 pm

North San Diego county is a magnificent place to live, maybe one of the best I have ever seen. :ohyeah
Build a bridge and get over it.

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Re: Random golf thoughts

Post by DougE » Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:44 pm

jasonfish11 wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:21 pm
Calloway golf is hiring a director of finance in Carlsbad CA.

Hmmmm.
Before you apply, better learn to spell Callaway. ;)

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Re: Random golf thoughts

Post by jasonfish11 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:52 am

DougE wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:44 pm
jasonfish11 wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:21 pm
Calloway golf is hiring a director of finance in Carlsbad CA.

Hmmmm.
Before you apply, better learn to spell Callaway. ;)
Haha

I'll put that on my list of things to do right before I apply.
Keep it short stupid.

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Re: Random golf thoughts

Post by GBOGEY » Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:05 am

jasonfish11 wrote:
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:21 pm
Calloway golf is hiring a director of finance in Carlsbad CA.

Hmmmm.
Thought about this once upon a time, but cost of living would eat you up.

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Re: Random golf thoughts

Post by jasonfish11 » Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:02 pm

I assume anyone that uses the word "gamer" to describe the equipment they use is not enjoyable to play a round of golf with.
Keep it short stupid.

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Re: Random golf thoughts

Post by jfurr » Wed Nov 21, 2018 8:37 am

There is a new “Top Golf” “Swing Suite” simulator place here in town. It seems to be a virtual version of the big places. Like a bar/restaurant with a few golf simulators. Think I’ll pass.
I'm gonna hit a provisional
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Re: Random golf thoughts

Post by GBOGEY » Wed Nov 21, 2018 5:50 pm

I love playing different courses but I get so frustrated when I lose strokes from not knowing a course. Had an 84 but easily could have been 4-5 strokes better if I had known the course better - course was in the mountains and had extreme elevation and I had a difficult time estimating what elevation would do to the shot.

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Re: Random golf thoughts

Post by MattF » Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:23 am

GBOGEY wrote:
Wed Nov 21, 2018 5:50 pm
I love playing different courses but I get so frustrated when I lose strokes from not knowing a course. Had an 84 but easily could have been 4-5 strokes better if I had known the course better - course was in the mountains and had extreme elevation and I had a difficult time estimating what elevation would do to the shot.
That's when GPS tracking comes in handy. GolfPad and Skycaddie both do elevation. Even a laser with slope would work.
Throw me another ball will ya!

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Re: Random golf thoughts

Post by legitimatebeef » Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:08 am

In the world of recreational golf, I feel that a small subset is really bad at it, a much smaller subset is really good at it, and everyone else is roughly competitive with one another. Lord that is so depressing.
Build a bridge and get over it.

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Re: Random golf thoughts

Post by gpickin » Wed Jan 30, 2019 6:31 pm

Do you local Golf Associations do events?
Southern California Golf Association ( which we pay membership to with our mens club ) has a bunch of things to do.
The member outings are some awesome prices to play private courses, I think I might have planned some mini trips for the year.

Even in town, the best course is only $65 on member day.
http://www.scga.org/membership/member-o ... kg_L0Zqg2U

Might play Trump in LA too ;) Don't start on the politics.

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Re: Random golf thoughts

Post by Duke of Hazards » Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:04 pm

gpickin wrote:
Wed Jan 30, 2019 6:31 pm
Do you local Golf Associations do events?
Southern California Golf Association ( which we pay membership to with our mens club ) has a bunch of things to do.
The member outings are some awesome prices to play private courses, I think I might have planned some mini trips for the year.

Even in town, the best course is only $65 on member day.
http://www.scga.org/membership/member-o ... kg_L0Zqg2U

Might play Trump in LA too ;) Don't start on the politics.
Do it. I've been a member for 3? years, I think, along with a buddy. Absolutely worth it to get to play some sweet private courses on the cheap. We joined because I wanted to play Hacienda, which is private. I think I've played in a dozen or fifteen outings over that time. Coincidentally, I played Trump LA (not a private course) a few months ago for as low a rate as you can get on otherwise (usually July 4th weekend they have have a special for $155). They tagged my bag while I was there and I haven't removed it yet. Grounds crew looked like any other grounds crew in So Cal, which amused me.

If you join and plan to play in any of the outings down here, let me know and we can maybe pair up. Sometimes they throw in a sack lunch, sometimes a full-on bbq lunch at the turn.
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Re: Random golf thoughts

Post by gpickin » Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:40 am

Sure Dukes... will let you know. Was thinking about playing the old TPC Valencia ( the Oaks ) but I will be in Vegas that weekend.

If any one that list sound good to you, let me know, I don’t know which ones are must plays.

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Re: Random golf thoughts

Post by Duke of Hazards » Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:53 pm

gpickin wrote:
Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:40 am
Sure Dukes... will let you know. Was thinking about playing the old TPC Valencia ( the Oaks ) but I will be in Vegas that weekend.

If any one that list sound good to you, let me know, I don’t know which ones are must plays.
I'm playing the one prior to that at Mesa Verde in Costa Mesa. Many are south of L.A. Not sure how much you're willing to drive, if you're mostly interested in the ones north of L.A. (Northridge, Valencia, Simi, etc).
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