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    Today, 09:29
    Thanks Darren. Yeah from what I remember, my and Joanne's distances were pretty similar. I did put in some strength training over the winter, so...
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    Today, 07:21
    That is pretty much what the two-iron-shots strategy is. With the difference that for me the second shot has to get me more to inside 100 yards from...
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    Today, 06:59
    Actually there is a good reason that kind of resparked my ambition to break 100. My current official handicap is 32.5, which, due to the slope rating...
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    Yesterday, 13:44
    If I am to trust the stats app I am using, what's holding me back most is the putting. It does not feel that bad to me, though, even though, yeah, I...
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    Yesterday, 07:31
    Even though I've been playing golf for almost 4 years now and had lessons from several pros during that time, I have not broken 100 yet. Guess, I am...
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    24-Apr-2018, 20:27
    We have one in the clubhouse, next to the toilet facilities, where it is accessible even when the rest of the clubhouse is closed.
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    24-Apr-2018, 13:44
    Yeah, I just read that as well. But I must say that I am a bit sceptical about the whole "evil old white men coming down on black women" thing. I...
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    24-Apr-2018, 07:28
    My aunt is a founding member. My parents are members. So are my cousin and his son. I think I would risk being shunned and disinherited should I...
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    24-Apr-2018, 06:33
    Capella replied to a thread White or Yellow Tees in The Lounge
    In Germany this seems to be handled a bit differently (at least at our club and every other club I played at so far). The yellow tees are used for...
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    23-Apr-2018, 14:18
    Capella replied to a thread Par 71 in The Lounge
    The rating of a course (including its par and the par of the individual holes) is part of the handicapping system. The EGA for example gives the...
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    21-Apr-2018, 11:09
    I have a few "emergency measures" that sometimes fix my swing on the fly: keeping my backswing shorter often helps, slowing the swing down, or...
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    21-Apr-2018, 11:02
    I use dry shampoo and it does the job beautifully.
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    20-Apr-2018, 09:09
    jdpjamesp replied to a thread AG voucher in The Lounge
    I have a code for the first scrounger ;) No way I can use a Mon-Fri only voucher in the next few weeks. :(
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    20-Apr-2018, 08:41
    We have a public footpath running through our course. There are signs, and most people who do use it, do so rather regularly and know to not stray...
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    20-Apr-2018, 06:32
    And as a high handicapper, I'd absolutely second that. My scoring average on par 3s is pretty good (a lot better than on par 4s or par 5s for sure),...
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    19-Apr-2018, 06:32
    Off the whites and converted to yards: 164 229 154 The longest one is a mosnter, even off the reds. I hit driver there and on a good day I...
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    18-Apr-2018, 14:31
    Which is an amazing feat, no doubt, but it is miles away from the level of a playing pro. Also, apart from playing ability, I think the tour life...
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    18-Apr-2018, 11:12
    I think there are two scenarios in which that can happen: a) you have been a very good amateur golfer for most of your life and played in high level...
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    18-Apr-2018, 09:33
    Capella replied to a thread How young is too young? in The Lounge
    The youngest one playing with our "Tiger group" at the club is 4 now, but she started when she was only 3. It looks so cute when she carries her tiny...
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    17-Apr-2018, 06:20
    Capella replied to a thread The Hybrid Chip in The Lounge
    I did try it a few times in a group lesson with a pro, but I found it very awkward to line up correctly. The shaft is just too long and when I choke...
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    16-Apr-2018, 13:05
    Capella replied to a thread Half-Way Hut in The Lounge
    We have a halfway hut that is basically just a sheltered picknick area and normally there is no food and drink available there. For some comps and...
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    16-Apr-2018, 09:05
    Impressive. Did he get out of the buggy at all or did he hit it polo style while passing by? :D
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    16-Apr-2018, 07:14
    In Germany, everybody on the course should be familiar with the etiquette, since it is taught in the obligatory "Platzreifekurs", the Get Into Golf...
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    14-Apr-2018, 18:49
    Capella replied to a thread losing / finding a club in The Lounge
    I lost my sand wedge during a round this winter (it must have fallen out of my bag on the way back to the clubhouse, actually, I am pretty sure I did...
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    14-Apr-2018, 09:48
    I have only two players who made it into the weekend. Had Cabrera-Bello as skipper ... duh ... (he played a good second round ... just not good...
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    12-Apr-2018, 06:35
    No, it is not your clock, their security certificate expired yesterday and that is probably why your browser does not want to open it. Depending on...
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    11-Apr-2018, 14:59
    Capella replied to a thread 2018 targets and plans? in The Lounge
    You just have to find the right course :D I play off 32, but I managed two rounds of two over par on our 6 hole short course last year and I...
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    11-Apr-2018, 14:45
    I know that Dominic Foos had a handicap of +6 when he turned pro at the age of 16. As far as I know, that was the best German handicap ever. He is...
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    11-Apr-2018, 09:46
    Actually, in the ladies game that has already more or less happened. I haven't seen an iron set advertised that contained a 4 iron forever. Even 5...
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    10-Apr-2018, 14:08
    Capella replied to a thread Ball flight and colour. in The Lounge
    Yes, red seems to be tricky that way. I played with one of our juniors last week and he used a red volvik ball. Visibility on the ground was good,...
    50 replies | 2923 view(s)
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