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  1. Dellboy

    Handicap cut ?

    Hi, last week I took part in our mid-week comp, stableford off the yellows. I played the game of my life, I'm off 21 (20.9) and I scored 48pts, so I knew I was in for a cut but didn't know how much of one, had a few people get back to me saying it should be between 3 - 4, found out tonight it...
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    ipad and iphone

    Hi, Yesterday morning, on both my Ipad and Iphone I counldn't load this site, error saying " could not establish a secure connection ", works fine on this Mac but not sure how to get it back onto my phone and pad. Any ideas please, anyone !!
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    EE mobile speeds

    Just ended my contract with Vodafone and looking to go over to EE, much better coverage around where i live. But getting confused with the wording on the website, one tariff offering " Our fastest 4g speed " and another " Up to 60Mbps speeds " I did call them and ask which is better but the...
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    DAB / satnav for van

    Hi, I have a Nissan NV200 van and I'm looking for a DAB / Sat nav radio, its a 6inch radio but finding it hard to find one local to me. Local Nissan dealer don't sell them, so they tell me !! which is strange as when I got the van from new last year they asked if I wanted one fitted (...
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    Testing the ground ?

    Hi, Was playing yesterday when I hit my ball just off the fairway and within 3 ft of a large tree. I was unaware of how far the roots came out so wanted to check if the ground under or around the ball was free from them, I did this by using a wooden tee and testing within a few inches of...
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    Umbrella

    Hi, Might sound a daft question but... When on the green putting in the rain, I know you are not allowed to have someone hold an umbrella over you, but can you hold one over yourself ? I didn't think you could but have seen this done a lot over the last few weeks and just got me thinking...
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    H/C & Sup cards

    Hi, Just a quick question, how many cards do I need to put in to get a H/C cut ? My H/C at the moment is 20c, but as I haven't played any comp's this year I was told I need to get some cards in or my H/C will not be current for next year. So yesterday I played and put in a sup card, Par 71...
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    Training Aid on course

    Hi, could someone please tell me if I broke the rules today. In my bag I sometimes have my V-easy, use it on the putting green most weekends, so today while waiting on the 12th tee the chap I was playing with started to ask me about it. As we had a good wait I got it out and told him how...
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    Galvin green jackets

    Hi all, I'm looking to get myself a new jacket and wanted a Galvin Green one but now I'm a little unsure about the sizes. My old jacket is an XL (Sunderland and 6 yrs old) and fits nice, so tired a GG XL but found it very snug!! So tired an XXL and to be honest that didn't feel any...
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    Spike marks

    Hi Just a very quick question of which, yes I should know the answer but not sure :o My ball was on the fringe today so before I putted onto the green, I went forward to repair a couple of pitch marks and also I repaired two bad spike marks on the green. Now as I was off the green I...
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    Video Editing

    Hi Can anyone recommend some good software (Happy to pay good money if needed) to edit video's, all video's are my own and have been saved to my hard drive. Mostly home shot vid's and would like to cut them down in size as some are 30-40 minutes long but only need clips of them put together...
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    Is this giving advice ?

    Playing yesterday with a couple of chaps (first time I met and played with them) Both very nice and friendly but one of them was talking to himself, out loud all away round. He didn't look and say anything to me or his friend directly just seem to talk to himself, but of course anyone around...
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    When do you stop becoming a bandit ?

    So when do you stop becoming a bandit ? and just a player who had a good round. I play of 19 and last Saturday had the game of my life, went round in 82 (par 71) so a good few under my H/C also scored 46 pts. The same day a young lad (mid 20's) playing off 8 shot a 73, (not sure how many...
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    Spike marks on green

    So was playing Saturday in a four ball, just a friendly game so not in a comp. My ball was on the green but on my lie it looked like someone had done a 360 and made a mess of the green. I know I can't repair it but was moaning about it to one other chap, he then went over and repaired it...
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    Any plumbers / boiler engineers ??

    Hi, Just wondering if we have any plumbers/boiler engineers here. I’m having a problem with our boiler. It’s a Worcester boiler (Greenstar 27cdi combi) and 3-4 years old, or so I’m told, only moved into the house 7 months ago. Heating works fine, no problem with that; it’s the hot...
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    Been giving new drug to take

    Hi All, Bit of a long shot, but was wondering if anyone here takes a drug called Ramipril, Its mainly used for, I believe, to help lower blood pressure. I have just been put on to it, not for my blood pressure, been told that is spot on, but as 40 yrs ago I had a heart opp, and...
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    Game starts when ??

    Hi, might sound a silly question, but when does a game start, was stood on the tee monday with two chaps I have never played with (really nice chaps) and before we started they were both asking and telling each other the best way to play each hole. What club they normally use and why also...
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    2 balls in bunker

    Right then, yesterday I hit my ball into the green side bunker, then so did my pp. as his ball was further from the hole (about 3/4 inch) I marked my ball and he played his shot. He then raked the bunker putting back to the same condition as he found it for me to play my ball, but he then said...
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    Par 3 and water

    I was playing yesterday (in between the showers) and when walking up to our 4th, par 3 over water, the couple in front were having a right old ding dong. One of them came over and asked me if I knew where the drop zone was as his tee shot went in the drink, I told him to just drop one behind...
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    Swing aid

    Hi, Just a quickie, (yesterday) I was swinging my driver on the first tee with my head cover still on, while waiting for the group in front to clear, and was told by FC that if I did this in a comp ( only a friendly knock about today) I would be in trouble as it would be seen as a swing...
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