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    Today, 08:46
    Whatever's easier to hit the thing in the first place for me. Which is going to be the modern one I'm sure.
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    Yesterday, 16:32
    I did my work experience with Carillion, some 15 years ago, as my dad was working for them at the time - when they were building the GCHQ building in...
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    Yesterday, 16:26
    Orikoru replied to a thread Golf Clash in Out of Bounds
    Have been playing it since about June. The tournaments are the best thing about it. Nowadays I only play a handful of tour 8 games each week to keep...
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    Yesterday, 14:36
    Orikoru replied to a thread How do you practice? in The Lounge
    Yeah I agree with all of that. I'll go if I know I'm not able to play at the weekend (rather than go over a week without hitting a ball) but that's...
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    Yesterday, 14:29
    I don't go in for expensive courses, but there are some local ones to me that I'd quite like to try this year - West Middlesex & Verulam are a couple...
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    Yesterday, 14:27
    Orikoru replied to a thread Ping G700 in The Lounge
    I agree. It's just mind game really. My current and previous sets were both Callaway, where their 5 iron is 23° and I do struggle a bit to hit it...
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    Yesterday, 14:00
    Orikoru replied to a thread Ping G700 in The Lounge
    Sounds pretty ridiculous but fair enough. I thought game improvement was game improvement, never mind super game improvement! :rofl: I tried the...
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    Yesterday, 13:56
    Maybe I should take a leaf out of his book and get the missus to caddie for me. She doesn't know the first thing about golf, but it'd save me pushing...
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    Yesterday, 13:53
    Orikoru replied to a thread Ping G700 in The Lounge
    I thought G400 was game improvement as well though. I thought all of their stuff with a 'G' in front was game improvement in fact?
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    Yesterday, 13:40
    Orikoru replied to a thread Ping G700 in The Lounge
    They were doing well but then they messed it all up when the G series came out. G5 > G10 > G15 > G20 > G25 > G30 > G? > G400??
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    Yesterday, 13:38
    Orikoru replied to a thread Ping G700 in The Lounge
    They actually look really nice. Nicer than the G400 anyway. This seems a bit quick after the G400s came out though? Swear that was only a couple of...
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    Yesterday, 10:59
    Orikoru replied to a thread Dunlop Tour Soft Balls in The Lounge
    Wilson Staff DX2 Soft are good balls, a step above Dunlops, and they're still cheap as chips. Usually £15 a box, AG is selling them on offer at a...
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    Yesterday, 10:55
    Orikoru replied to a thread How do you practice? in The Lounge
    Occasionally I go and do 50 balls down the range, but I'm not sure you really gain much from that. It feels different to playing on the course, and...
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    Yesterday, 10:47
    Orikoru replied to a thread New Irons advice please in The Lounge
    You can go to American Golf and do a 'fitting' for free. I say fitting in inverted commas because really you can just use it to try out all the...
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    Yesterday, 09:53
    Orikoru replied to a thread Driving range costs in The Lounge
    The one I go to is in Harrow, they charge £5 for 50 or £8 for 100 I think. There used to be one walking distance from me that closed a year ago,...
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    Yesterday, 09:31
    Played the home course on Saturday, first time out with the new irons and new sand wedge I got recently. Got 92 / 34 points so not too bad. Blobbed...
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    12-Jan-2018, 16:03
    Well of course they're welcome to spend 100 quid a pop! :D
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    12-Jan-2018, 15:55
    Yeah I will do, one major advantage it has is only being 20 minutes long. Can easily stick one on when you're just eating dinner or you have to go...
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    12-Jan-2018, 15:40
    Saves you reloading them all when you get a new phone. Saves you using up all your phone's data (I had over 5000 songs on my old iPod). In my case,...
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    12-Jan-2018, 14:57
    I didn't even notice that. The only exciting event in athletics is the 100m sprint. That's the one people care about. No coincidence that's also the...
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    12-Jan-2018, 14:49
    Other classifications seem a better watch, they're just not as often on TV. F1 is more about the cars they're driving than any driver skill. Whoever...
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    12-Jan-2018, 14:20
    Can be inferred by extension though. I think most people who don't play golf don't typically watch it either.
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    12-Jan-2018, 14:09
    I bought this: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B01M6XJQYJ/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Surprisingly pretty good. Obviously it...
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    12-Jan-2018, 12:45
    Formula One is rather dull. It seems like all the action happens off the grid at the very start, then all the cars stay in pretty much the same...
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    12-Jan-2018, 11:59
    In full agreement there, I'm not a rugby fan either. It just looks a fight plus a ball to me. :D American football is obviously more similar to...
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    12-Jan-2018, 11:34
    Snooker, I would only watch if Ronnie O'Sullivan is playing. But tennis can be good. I don't go out of my way to watch it, but players like Federer,...
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    12-Jan-2018, 11:33
    You can't claim they're not similar? Both involve carrying an egg down the end of the pitch, and also kicking it between two tall posts to score...
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    12-Jan-2018, 10:31
    To be fair, I used to find golf on TV boring until I began playing it more often myself - then you start to appreciate the skill that the pros impart...
    69 replies | 1909 view(s)
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    12-Jan-2018, 09:57
    So true. It never looks spectacular or anything, it's just quiet consistency with the minimum of fuss. You just look back at the score and go 'oh...
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    11-Jan-2018, 19:06
    She's here! Isn't she pretty?
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9th September 1986 (31)
About Orikoru
Biography:
30 year old player who's got back into the game over the last couple of years.
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Watford
Interests:
Golf, football, playing in a band.

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