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    20-Jun-2018, 16:01
    Capella replied to a thread Mickleson 2_shot or DQ? in The Lounge
    Really? I wasn't aware that they changed anything about hitting a moving ball. What does the new rule say?
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    17-Jun-2018, 07:45
    Capella replied to a thread US Open in The Lounge
    Is it, though? From what Mickelson said in the interview, for him it was more like a trade: take two penalty shots, but catch the ball before it...
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    16-Jun-2018, 18:06
    Capella replied to a thread My most consistent club in The Lounge
    Well, that's kind of what ladies' tees were invented for :D (and why demanding ladies should play of the same tees as the men in mixed comps is just...
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    16-Jun-2018, 15:53
    Capella replied to a thread My most consistent club in The Lounge
    I would trade you, to be honest. Putting is make or break for me usually. Yesterday I just could not hole anything, for example. I just kept pulling...
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    16-Jun-2018, 09:25
    We have two "Newcomer" comps a year in scramble format, where two new members play together with two oldies, mostly recruited from committee members,...
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    16-Jun-2018, 08:07
    Capella replied to a thread My first iron fitting in The Lounge
    So, I've been playing them for a month now, time for a quick review: The quick version is: I absolutely love them. I was a bit insecure the first...
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    16-Jun-2018, 07:38
    I played nine holes yesterday and just out of interest measured every drive with my Garmin. The result surprised me. Except for one shot where the...
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    15-Jun-2018, 10:11
    Capella replied to a thread What's the difference? in The Lounge
    You need the physical ability to reach greens in reg, though. Maybe this comes more into play in the ladies game (and for people of all genders who...
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    13-Jun-2018, 09:48
    Maybe you can do both? Stay at your current club and get a five day membership or a another affordable deal at your old club? That way you can enjoy...
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    12-Jun-2018, 09:36
    Capella replied to a thread Unwelcome visitors in The Lounge
    I understand the frustration and I don't think it is easy. What helped in our case was that it was a piece of public land (I think it was owned by...
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    12-Jun-2018, 07:50
    Capella replied to a thread Unwelcome visitors in The Lounge
    I used to live right next to a piece of land which was officially designated for travelling folks, so groups of tinkers, Roma and the occasional...
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    10-Jun-2018, 19:16
    It is, but the picture is a few years old now. I don't bow my wrist quite as much anymore (it was great for power, but difficult to control)....
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    10-Jun-2018, 16:48
    Unfortunately, I play my very best golf when no one is watching. When I go out for a quiet nine holes after work, I play much better than I do when I...
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    07-Jun-2018, 13:34
    Capella replied to a thread Roll out or back spin? in The Lounge
    A typical full wedge shot off the fairway for me drops, hops once (3 to 6 ft) and stops. No zip-back, no real rollout either. Which is nice, because...
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    06-Jun-2018, 11:22
    Capella replied to a thread Ladies - R&A Charter in The Lounge
    Maybe that is the crux here. I don't think many women have a circle of mates that introduces them to a game and lets them tag along. Maybe they get...
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    06-Jun-2018, 10:17
    Since you are not too far from Manchester: Chris Fletcher from the Trafford Golf Center has started a golf society, mostly aimed at learners and...
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    06-Jun-2018, 10:12
    I am basically of the oppinion that you can learn something from everyone and that you take something away from every lesson, even if it does not...
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    05-Jun-2018, 08:42
    Nope, they aren't (assuming they take the same dataset that they do to calculate the individual average distances for a certain player). Of course,...
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    05-Jun-2018, 07:33
    On a personal level: becasue they want to see if they can keep up, I suppose. It's a challenge. On a wider, more public level it brings attention to...
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    04-Jun-2018, 20:13
    According to the official scorecards 6590 yards, not that much in it, maybe 300 yards longer than the average of the LET courses I looked up, but it...
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    04-Jun-2018, 20:02
    I agree with what others have suggested. The loss in distance most likely comes from a change in the demographic that uses Arccos. In the beginning...
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    04-Jun-2018, 09:31
    60, there was no cut.
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    04-Jun-2018, 06:29
    Capella replied to a thread Ladies - R&A Charter in The Lounge
    Well, for one thing, it isn't even possible to watch the US Ladies Open in Germany. I did keep track by following the leader board and watching the...
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    01-Jun-2018, 19:36
    I totally understand how that can happen. We've been on preferred lies for so long this year, that I really have to remind myself every time that I...
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    01-Jun-2018, 11:36
    Capella replied to a thread Ladies - R&A Charter in The Lounge
    I suspect that is part of it. I know when my parents started playing a few years back, my mum only tried it out because she did not want to sit at...
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    01-Jun-2018, 06:32
    Capella replied to a thread Ladies - R&A Charter in The Lounge
    That's not a gender specific problem, though, is it? It is true for young men as well. Golf is a very time intensive sport (and it is not cheap...
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    30-May-2018, 07:34
    Oh, I absolutely loved that series as a teenager. Watched it on dutch tv in English with Dutch subtitles (both languages being largely gibberish to...
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    29-May-2018, 08:27
    As others have said: it just grows so fast ... it is fine when it is freshly mown, but come back the next day and it is a desaster again. But they...
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    29-May-2018, 07:08
    Capella replied to a thread The golf ball in The Lounge
    I think it is pretty similar to what Mark Crossfield found for shafts not so long ago (we had a lengthy discussion about it in case anyone missed...
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    28-May-2018, 08:53
    Capella replied to a thread Wind Maps in The Lounge
    It does all get a bit excessive, does it not? I mean, yeah, I understand that a lot of money is envolved and that the pros want to have as much...
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