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    Yesterday, 21:39
    KenL replied to a thread Best PARKLAND courses in The Lounge
    Hmm! Does a course have to have deciduous trees and not evergreens to be parkland? If Blairgowrie is not parkland, I would say that Downfield was...
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    Yesterday, 17:20
    KenL replied to a thread Best PARKLAND courses in The Lounge
    My favourite is Rosemount Course at Blairgowrie.
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    12-Jan-2018, 19:15
    I don't like this but if their members are paying £100k to join that's up to them. I'd much rather play a top course like the Old Course or Royal...
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    12-Jan-2018, 18:54
    Is it OK to rub a grip hard with a rough towel? I imagine that as long as your intention is just to dry it rather than toughen the surface of the...
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    12-Jan-2018, 18:46
    KenL replied to a thread It's a small world. in The Lounge
    That is quality. He sounds a legend. Get him on the forum!
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    12-Jan-2018, 18:42
    KenL replied to a thread Courses Near Glasgow in The Lounge
    A wee bit unfair! In the summer it is worth playing, not my favourite course but some great holes and fantastic views.
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    11-Jan-2018, 06:44
    Absolute nonsense. Giving a benefit to someone on the basis of where they reside is not racist. When I stayed in the US residents of that state...
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    10-Jan-2018, 17:11
    Up here there are council courses that are about £20 a round I think. If you take up golf you can get access to a course (often very decent ones)...
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    10-Jan-2018, 13:49
    Courses should charge as much as they can get away with as it makes a big contribution to keeping members fees down. We are about £75 during the...
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    10-Jan-2018, 13:13
    Two par 5s to start then par 3 then through the wall as you correctly remembered. The truth has emerged about the non-use of driver. A block will...
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    10-Jan-2018, 12:45
    Did you play off the back tees? There are 4 par fours on the back 9 into the prevailing that are 435, 440, 457 and 460 yards. There is only one...
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    10-Jan-2018, 10:31
    Yes. It was lengthened about 10 years ago in order to keep its local final qualifying status.
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    10-Jan-2018, 07:10
    I suspect that the round was quicker as players don't care for the format and are happy to get it over with. To me this "fun" format is a complete...
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    09-Jan-2018, 07:11
    Oops
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    09-Jan-2018, 07:07
    I can see that makes sense cliveb. However, there are 7 greens on the course at the moment. That's a lot layups and trying to get up and down for...
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    08-Jan-2018, 20:55
    Seriously? These bunkers are right by the green and can be either side of a pinched entry. Both these holes are ~430 yard par 4s. I am cat 1 and...
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    08-Jan-2018, 20:46
    We too have optional mats but closely mown areas have been narrowed and shaped so that some greenside bunkers now have semi-rough leading into them!
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    08-Jan-2018, 07:07
    Our local rule is that you must take relief from an area marked GUR.
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    08-Jan-2018, 07:06
    Yes, I dropped correctly. I was asking if there was an option within the rules that allowed a "fair" relief drop. I had two virtually impossible...
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    07-Jan-2018, 21:19
    It's not about the pin position at all. From the bunkers, unless you just fall in one side, you will need to drop on a downslope. I can get out of...
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    07-Jan-2018, 17:34
    Jim8flog- your thoughts about being in a footprint make no sense to me!
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    07-Jan-2018, 17:33
    Thanks rulefan. So I believe I dropped correctly today as per rule b (i). I assume that this rule is fixed and that a fairer drop zone can't be...
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    07-Jan-2018, 14:01
    The whole of the bunkers that are being worked on are GUR. They have a white line around them protecting new turf and either a sign in them or GUR...
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    07-Jan-2018, 13:20
    At my club excellent work is being carried out rebuilding bunkers. If your ball is in the bunker you drop at the NPR. This can be on a downslope...
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    01-Jan-2018, 20:23
    We have £1.50 Medal entry then optional £1 to enter each of the following: scratch (2 divisions), handicap sweeps and 2s. 2s money goes into pro...
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    01-Jan-2018, 08:12
    KenL replied to a thread Golf Break Advice in The Lounge
    http://craigielawgolfclub.com/golf/packages How about the "links package" here. The hotel & restaurant here are lovely. Three great courses,...
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    31-Dec-2017, 18:20
    I gave golf a miss today, wind was wild. BBC were saying gusts up to about 55mph. My club is right by the sea and very exposed in places so no...
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    31-Dec-2017, 13:27
    KenL replied to a thread What a numpty in The Lounge
    Could someone explain how to set up a VPN? Is it legal?
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    30-Dec-2017, 18:32
    KenL replied to a thread What a numpty in The Lounge
    If your wife is as understanding as mine you'll be able to catch it in a bar in the evening.
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    23-Dec-2017, 08:12
    KenL replied to a thread Taylormade m3 in The Lounge
    I disagree that a shaft makes little difference. At my last driver fitting the same head went from terrible to a great fit for me. The stock...
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