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    Re: Titleist fitting

    I had a fitting with Titleist years ago when they were at Brampton Park.....the fitting had to be arranged via my local Titleist agent/shop but I was lucky enough to get a morning fitting which...
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    Re: World Handicap System

    I take your point but given the vast majority of club golfers are a lot closer to a "handicap player" than a "scratch player", the slope rating will have a good deal more relevance as to how they...
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    Re: World Handicap System

    Yes...I can see the Course Rating hasn't changed....66.9 v. a current SSS of 67 off the Yellows and 69 v 69 off the whites (Par 70 for both).

    Be interesting to see how our Slope Rating compares...
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    Re: World Handicap System

    According to a very recent post on my local unions website they completed the rating of 7 courses in 2017 and expect to complete 7 more in both 2018 and 2019....leaving 9 courses unrated at the start...
  5. Thread: Astro turf

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    Re: Astro turf

    I'm having an area of my garden done in the near future by https://www.trulawn.co.uk. (Lawn replacement in one area first and then, once I've moved a shed, another area will become a putting green)
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  6. Thread: Dashcams

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    Poll: Re: Dashcams

    i'd not really considered one seriously until last summer when someone decided to change lanes on the A12 and just pulled straight into the side of me whilst I was stationary in queuing traffic....
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    Re: Who would sponsor YOUR balls?

    Local Search and Rescue service.
  8. Thread: Which tee ?

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    Re: Which tee ?

    I don't get how this can work - I understand the difference in SSS and the additional shots, but playing off a different tee is not just a distance factor....there are psychological issues that come...
  9. Thread: Pot Holes

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    Re: Pot Holes

    Our roads round Ipswich aren't too bad but I work in Brentwood down in Essex and the roads round there are awful.... there's a stretch of road close to where I work where, within 100 yards there must...
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    Re: New H/C (54) Comp Changes

    Funnily enough we did ours, changing from 2 to three divisions.... off the top of my head our three divisions are up to 12, 13 to 17 and 18 plus..... these were all based on the previous 18 months...
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    Re: New H/C (54) Comp Changes

    Just had a look at our handicap list....we now have 13 men who play off handicaps higher than 28....each and every one of them is a senior and the vast majority of them have never scored more than 30...
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    Re: Competitions

    At my place all Sunday comps (medals, named Stableford, scrambles, *somes and *balls are mixed.... ladies free to enter.

    The ladies also have their own dedicated slots on Tuesdays and Thursdays as...
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    Re: Retrieving a card from the Comp Box

    I'm with you here.

    In order to get round the rules Mussolini's you could, as part of the CoC's state that a card is not deemed to be officially returned to the committee until the player has...
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    Re: Match play or strokeplay ?

    I love the cut and thrust of Matchplay but have to say that Strokeplay (Medal rather than S'ford) is the ultimate challenge.

    an 8 in a Match is no biggie (have even halved holes with such a...
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    Re: Online dating, anyone done it.

    Wasn't a dating site but I met my missus in an internet chat room.

    17 years married now.
  16. Thread: Blazers

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    Re: Blazers

    I've got one.....think they can look really smart without necessarily being stuffy and can lend themselves to a semi casual/smart look in a way that a normal suit jacket just cannot.

    Mine works...
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    Re: 54 handicap !

    There are 24 members of my club who have a 28 handicap with "competition" status.

    There are a number of them who cannot play to it. By the end of the year it is expected that we will have several...
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    Re: Pride vs Custom Fitting

    FD...If its any help.....your question actually caused me to consider whether I (a portly, less flexible, 50 something, single digit player,) would benefit from dropping the 5 iron in favour of a...
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    Re: Maximum One Prize Per Player

    But everybody knows that might be the outcome before they tee off.... if folks are really concerned that they may be promoted from 2nd to 1st place then they can choose not to enter. Theres plenty...
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    Re: Maximum One Prize Per Player

    This is exactly how our Club Championships run.....as well as the gross prizes which are played for over 36 holes we have a handicap prize which is won by the best net from the morning 18 holes (not...
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    Re: Competition Entry fee includes 2's Club

    £4 entry fee at our place of which £1 automatically goes into the 2's pot....in reality the 2's entry is optional.....but in 17 years membership I've never known a single person to refuse to pay.
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    Re: Had Iron Fitting, Need Advice

    A local and very highly regarded club fitter once told me that it takes a year of regular play for a player to bed in/get used to a new set of irons.
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    Re: Caption time

    TV referee spots rules infraction as Foxy strikes flag when holing out from on the green.
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    Re: Shot Trackers - Opinions please.

    I also had GG and sold it for exactly the same reason as you (and maybe because my belly kept knocking the GPS tracker device off my belt!!).

    ShotScope are currently working on an update to their...
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    Re: Playing on your own.

    I play regularly in comps so am perfectly happy to play on my own as well.... especially in the summer evenings.... can be lovely and relaxing and on an empty course I can play with a rhythm that is...
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