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    Yesterday, 08:55
    Driver , 4 wood & hybrid The driver for distance, the hybrid to replace the 2/3 iron space in the bag and the 4 wood goes in the middle of those...
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    18-Jun-2018, 11:47
    JamesR replied to a thread US Open in The Lounge
    Sums it up perfectly for me 👍
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    18-Jun-2018, 09:03
    JamesR replied to a thread Are Greens Faster? in The Lounge
    I know sometimes our club greens can feel very fast, but I would question whether they are actually reaching 12 or 13. Our club aim for 9-10 as...
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    17-Jun-2018, 21:59
    JamesR replied to a thread US Open in The Lounge
    I’ve never seen DJ so animated and agitated. He’s normally so laconic and seemingly unaffected by everything, but today everything seems to be...
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    17-Jun-2018, 14:45
    Our club championship is now over 2 days, but the Kedleston Goose, our big Midland rankings event is 36 on one day.
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    17-Jun-2018, 13:35
    JamesR replied to a thread US Open in The Lounge
    I read a description on Twitter the other day which suggested that any other week a amateur golfer can quite easily play to their handicap. But it...
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    16-Jun-2018, 22:35
    JamesR replied to a thread US Open in The Lounge
    Isn’t the Ryder Cup going to Bethpage (New York state) in a few years? That’s a worrying prospect!
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    16-Jun-2018, 22:26
    JamesR replied to a thread US Open in The Lounge
    Looked east the way Rose played it!
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    15-Jun-2018, 13:15
    JamesR replied to a thread What's the difference? in The Lounge
    People who play big amateur events also have an advantage at keeping their handicaps low - for example the Lytham Trophy, the CSS is often several...
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    14-Jun-2018, 22:07
    JamesR replied to a thread What's the difference? in The Lounge
    Kind of what I was getting at, but far more eloquent- as per usual.
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    14-Jun-2018, 21:33
    JamesR replied to a thread What's the difference? in The Lounge
    I play off 4, I am infinitely better than I was when I played off 10. The leap from 20 to 10 and 10 to scratch are massive. You have to take into...
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    14-Jun-2018, 21:23
    JamesR replied to a thread US Open in The Lounge
    I agree with casuk, it looks easy, it’s nice and open with very short rough, no ponds or ditches, no pine straw like at Augusta. Easy! Or, it’s very...
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    14-Jun-2018, 14:41
    JamesR replied to a thread US Open in The Lounge
    I'm expecting Tiger & DJ to mostly hit driving irons off the tee to keep it in play - make it a 2nd shot course
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    14-Jun-2018, 13:27
    Booking a game is quite expensive when you are there - so if you play somewhere with the option of unlimited golf, assuming you can actually get on...
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    13-Jun-2018, 12:30
    JamesR replied to a thread Woodhall Spa - Hotchkin in The Lounge
    I haven;t played half as many heathlands as a lot of you, but what I have noticed by my favourite one's so far is that you have an almost constant...
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    12-Jun-2018, 17:12
    Richard Osman’s house of games - best quiz show there is!
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    12-Jun-2018, 14:26
    But if people aren't in the big groups they won't get the exposure until they are in contention. Surely they should be getting the exposure whilst...
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    12-Jun-2018, 14:20
    I agree
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    12-Jun-2018, 13:19
    Surely that's part of the problem - a lot of people won't have heard of these people because they never get shown on TV. But if they were to be...
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    12-Jun-2018, 11:41
    For majors I think it should just be drawn out of a hat, and thus have random groups. As, one way or another, everyone there has earned the right to...
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    11-Jun-2018, 10:55
    JamesR replied to a thread US Open Betting Tips in The Lounge
    I notice that in recent weeks a lot of top players have been putting driving irons in their bags - DJ, Rory, Day, even Tiger. I suspect that it is in...
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    11-Jun-2018, 10:52
    JamesR replied to a thread Films in Out of Bounds
    Lust in the Dust, great film
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    11-Jun-2018, 10:51
    JamesR replied to a thread Films in Out of Bounds
    Have you seen the BBC serialisation of this (starring Alec Guinness as George Smiley) - absolutely brilliant, and follows the book better than the...
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    07-Jun-2018, 15:33
    What happens if they need a ruling or to move people/objects? Is 40 seconds after that has been done?
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    05-Jun-2018, 12:23
    I think people are just trying to figure out why the distance would be coming down, and trying to think of possible reasons. If the tech is better,...
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    05-Jun-2018, 10:35
    I think it's been said a few times before that the system takes out the extremes ie, tops, fats, massively downhill, down wind, cart path etc etc etc
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    05-Jun-2018, 08:12
    On here, and out and about I read/hear alot of people saying that the rough at their courses is getting very long and/or thick. That would reduce...
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    04-Jun-2018, 13:21
    Do these systems weed out the obvious nightmare, mis*****: tops, duck hooks etc and if someone is hacking back into play with a mid-iron would it...
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    04-Jun-2018, 12:04
    Possible - I've never used a shot tracker (just assume it flies 280 everytime)! The weather in this country must have had a serious effect at the...
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    04-Jun-2018, 11:43
    According to the article on GM, and the cheeky so & so's choose a photo of me to prove it :angry:! ...
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