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    19-Oct-2017, 22:45
    backwoodsman replied to a thread Drop zone in Rules of Golf
    Quite! - bunker not a consideration as to whether a dz is appropriate. Only mentioned as illustration as to why people might think a dz was "only for...
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    19-Oct-2017, 17:21
    backwoodsman replied to a thread Drop zone in Rules of Golf
    Not especially convenient but feasible. Could cause pace of play issues at busy times. Have attached image of green & LWH. Actual edge of hazard...
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    19-Oct-2017, 15:52
    backwoodsman replied to a thread Drop zone in Rules of Golf
    Turns out that the "only for shots from the bunker" was a red herring. The dz would be for "normal use" - ie any ball within the hazard. T'was...
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    19-Oct-2017, 06:07
    backwoodsman replied to a thread Drop zone in Rules of Golf
    Have now spoken with chairman of H& and it seems the matter actually naff all to do with the area of cabbage! It is to do with the lateral water...
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    16-Oct-2017, 06:47
    First time time I've played better than handicap since about April... Been a bit of a long haul, but nice to have done it at last. 85 (nett 66) for...
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    16-Oct-2017, 04:30
    backwoodsman replied to a thread Drop zone in Rules of Golf
    Thanks again for responses. Especially rulefan's suggestion of wording for the local rule. I will be talking to H&C committee chairman to see if the...
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    14-Oct-2017, 20:02
    backwoodsman replied to a thread Drop zone in Rules of Golf
    Thanks all. For info, the lateral hazard is not really relevant to the "cabbage". Was just to help describe the hole. As to cutting it, one...
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    14-Oct-2017, 05:24
    backwoodsman started a thread Drop zone in Rules of Golf
    Your advice please, on a proposal at our place, to install a drop zone on 16th. Situation is that the green has water hazard (red) close down the...
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    05-Oct-2017, 04:06
    Like D4S says - do it through Golfbreaks, or one of the other companies. You'll be hard pressed to put together a better deal by yourself. They have...
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    01-Oct-2017, 02:45
    Whooosh ......
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    24-Sep-2017, 19:32
    Which reminds me. If the actual hole was bigger, then you wouldn't need to play holes out of sequence to avoid slow play. So why dont we have bigger...
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    24-Sep-2017, 03:15
    backwoodsman replied to a thread Lines on your ball in The Lounge
    Whether having a line on my ball, and aligning it to the hole is of any use to me is a decision only i can make. But... Please do not accuse...
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    22-Sep-2017, 05:19
    Back to original question ... As you say, you cant add up individual scores because not everyone plays every shot. But how about everyone has...
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    22-Sep-2017, 04:36
    I can see how the formula might well give you either one more, or one less, stroke than you might expect (ie different from a straight 50%...
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    22-Sep-2017, 04:16
    I may be wrong, but l thought there was a Decision to do with this? But if there is, l can't find it. Can someone put me out of my misery by either...
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