Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. #1
    Assistant Pro chimpo1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2012

    You wont believe what happened today!

    I am currently on Jury service and on the way I pass a driving range. Today I had about 25 minutes available on my way there so I thought I would pop in.
    The range is a little away from the pro shop and is coin operated. I pay my £3 for 50 balls and the machine dispenses. But it doesn't stop! I quickly placed another basket under the chute and the balls keep coming. Some are starting to roll on to the floor etc. Another basket goes under the chute. I step outside to see if anyone can help but no one is around. After the 4th basket the machine display states that it is empty. I now have 4 baskets of balls to hit, perhaps 60 in each and only around 25 minutes available. Why couldn't this happen when I have hours to spare!

    I gave a basket away to another golfer that came in 10 minutes later and left most of them there after I had to leave.

    Has this ever happened to anyone else?
    PING i25 3-U
    Taylormade R11S
    Glide wedge 54
    Vokey SM6 58
    Bettinardi mallet putter
    Taylormade TP5 ball
    Hcap 4.6

    H4H challenge
    Chimpo1 V NWJocko
    4.6 V 4.6

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2012

    Re: You wont believe what happened today!

    Wow that's the coolest story I've ever heard in my life.

    Can you tell it again?

  3. #3
    Journeyman Pro srixon 1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2011

    Re: You wont believe what happened today!

    Where is Jeremy Beadle when you want him.

    Classic candid camera stuff

  4. #4
    Q-School Graduate
    Join Date
    Jul 2011

    Re: You wont believe what happened today!

    I often get the case where you put your money in and only get half of what you've paid for. 😂

  5. #5
    Money List Winner
    Join Date
    Dec 2013

    Re: You wont believe what happened today!

    I would of paid £3 to see the look on your face. Good job you weren't playing with your pals. Am sure they would of had summat to say 😁

  6. #6
    Money List Winner ScienceBoy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010

    Re: You wont believe what happened today!

    Every time someone offers me more than half a bucket I am in a rush to finish the few I have left... every time!

  7. #7
    Hall of Famer HomerJSimpson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Bracknell - Berkshire

    Re: You wont believe what happened today!

    IF I was a regular use I'd have kept them for future use. If not I'd have hit what I needed and left the rest

  8. #8
    Journeyman Pro
    Join Date
    May 2017

    Re: You wont believe what happened today!

    It happens every time my brother opens up his golf bag.

  9. #9
    Head Pro
    Join Date
    Oct 2016

    Re: You wont believe what happened today!

    Was it a casino based range? 😱
    2018: 5.8 > current 5.3 (year best 4.8)
    2017: 8.1 > 5.8
    2016: 12.0 > 8.1
    Handicap 2015: Restarted August :-)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Latest Golf News

Matt Wallace What’s In The Bag?

What clubs did Matt Wallace use to win his third European Tour title in Germany?

June 25, 2018

Bubba Watson What’s In The Bag?

Here we take a look at the Ping gear used by Bubba Watson to win his 12th PGA Tour title at the Travelers Championship

June 25, 2018

Bubba Watson wins Travelers Championship

Bubba Watson fired a closing round of 63 to come from six shots behind and win the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands for a third time.

June 25, 2018

Matt Wallace wins BMW International Open

England’s Matt Wallace fired a closing round of 65 at Golf Club Gut Laerchenhof to win the BMW International Open by a shot from Martin Kaymer, Mikko Korhonen and Thorbjorn Olesen.

June 25, 2018

Sunday Trading: Huge Savings On Golf Shoes!

In the market for a new pair of golf shoes? You're in the right place!

June 24, 2018