Gloating golfers

bladeplayer

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Oooo it was nice out there
Course was lush, but windy, but nice sunshine

A certain member who has asked to remain nameless out of huge embarrassment amassed the grand total of 6 points in his 9 holes, losing 3 balls and working hard to achieve his 5 blobs πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Would you like me to gloat some more?

First time I have played the course in summer conditions, greens were slick, drove pretty well, had 4 par putts which slipped by and blobbed the last, but happy with 14 points,
Plenty to work on and plenty to look forward to

Here’s to the next crushing Victory :)
Duplicate post .... mods mods 😁
 

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I hope this post is tongue in cheek because if not then Lighten up for god sake. People are allowed to have something to look forward to and enjoy especially with what's going on. Im happy people are pleased with themselves and now have some form of light and outlet.. There's enough misery and negativity as it is right now without being to concerned someone may actually have a reason to smile for a change πŸ˜’
I'd bet my house on it not being tongue in cheek.
 

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Its funny how some who were "key workers" last week but now golf is allowed they've booked days off and shuffled work around in the most hours of need to be teeing off at 11:20am etc.

They should hang their heads in shame.

We're starting to see who the real key workers are.
 

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I was playing crap before the lock down, I dread to think what it's going to be like when we eventually do get back to it :eek:.
But still looking forward to it, even though it'll probably be pissin down and freezing cold. Good news is, I won't go up point 1 :LOL::LOL:
 

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Its funny how some who were "key workers" last week but now golf is allowed they've booked days off and shuffled work around in the most hours of need to be teeing off at 11:20am etc.

They should hang their heads in shame.

We're starting to see who the real key workers are.
So people who are "key workers" can't try to book some time off to play golf and have some respite like everyone else?

Perhaps they need a day off from the most stressful time - "they've booked days off and shuffled work around in the most hours of need".

Maybe you need to hang your head a bit.
 
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Its funny how some who were "key workers" last week but now golf is allowed they've booked days off and shuffled work around in the most hours of need to be teeing off at 11:20am etc.

They should hang their heads in shame.

We're starting to see who the real key workers are.
Imagine working twice as hard for no additional benefits or renumeration, in a dangerous environment (for most). So that people who sit on there arse earning 80% or in most cases their full wages can try and live somewhat of a normal life and have access to things they need. And then imagine being criticised for trying to take one normal day (or the closest the new rules have allowed it to be) to try and de-stress after being at it for almost 2 months.

I'm a key worker and I don't even have the stress of having to go to a workplace. I have been working minimum 70 hour weeks since the 16th of march. Guess what? Now i'm allowed, I took a day off and cycled all day, after being on the verge of a couple breakdowns from stress and anxiety it was much needed.

Your take is :poop: and hugely ungrateful. You should be the one hanging your head.
 

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Duplicate post .... mods mods 😁
If you've got the time, you'll probably find it Copied and Pasted into every thread that is remotely connected to playing golf.

PS I am preparing myself to be barred.
In my defence it was such a crushing victory that even confounded the Forum Bookie, that it deserves wider publication πŸ˜‚
Secondly I did start the second post with a note that it was also on this thread.

Thirdly I somehow resisted the temptation to post it on the β€œI Played Today” thread
Out of sympathy for my poor embarrassed brother, who has suffered enough ribbing albeit well deserved.

πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ‘

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@DanFST and @ExRabbit Nobody needs to tell me about understaffed, underprotected, hardworking frontline key workers.

I see it 1st hand and have to deal with my wife coming home after a 12hour shift in absolute bits after what shes seeing and the people shes providing excellent care for.

Those are not the people I'm having a go at. It's the others who I've seen and heard who are telling the world how they're key workers but as soon as the golf courses open they're dropping work and cracking on like nothings happening.

Believe it or not golf courses will still exist after this.

And @DanFST as for your point - ]So that people who sit on there arse earning 80% or in most cases their full wages can try and live somewhat of a normal life and have access to things they need- is a poor comment, nobody is living a normal life right now. And don't forget some if us haven't even had 20% of our wages for nearly 3 months!!

I stand by my initial point.
 
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I'm hoping to play my first round as a member of any golf club on the weekend. My local club introduced a trial membership earlier this year which I signed up to, just before they announced golf clubs could re-open. My 12 year old daughter is a junior member and has been through the club's coaching system since she was 8. We are hoping to have 9 holes together assuming we can get a tee time. Normally an early evening tee off wouldn't be a problem, but there's a bit of demand at the moment! I am really looking forward to it, but feel a bit guilty about it too, so am trying not to gloat.
 

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@DanFST and @ExRabbit Nobody needs to tell me about understaffed, underprotected, hardworking frontline key workers.

I see it 1st hand and have to deal with my wife coming home after a 12hour shift in absolute bits after what shes seeing and the people shes providing excellent care for.

Those are not the people I'm having a go at. It's the others who I've seen and heard who are telling the world how they're key workers but as soon as the golf courses open they're dropping work and cracking on like nothings happening.

Believe it or not golf courses will still exist after this.

And @DanFST as for your point - ]So that people who sit on there arse earning 80% or in most cases their full wages can try and live somewhat of a normal life and have access to things they need- is a poor comment, nobody is living a normal life right now. And don't forget some if us haven't even had 20% of our wages for nearly 3 months!!

I stand by my initial point.
The problem is your point like many comes across as a blanket post. You cannot post something then say well it's only aimed a certain percentage of people if you do not specify who those people are in the original post. Poor post
 
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It's bittersweet for sure but I am enjoying seeing the photos and vids of people playing.

You lot will just have to be very tolerant in a few weeks when we get to be this excited and it's old hat for you again....
To be honest - if I was living in Scotland I wouldn't be at all bothered about having to wait another week or three...virus situation is different and so be it.
 

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First out on the 10th today...flying solo
And the blobs continued.
Failed to clear a bunker by 6 inches and the rest was hysterics
Settled down after that with a bogey on 11 but then it started to kick in..
Par, bogey, par, par, birdie, bogey, par to finish with 18 points
Irons are still shonkingly bad though...
 

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The problem is your point like many comes across as a blanket post. You cannot post something then say well it's only aimed a certain percentage of people if you do not specify who those people are in the original post. Poor post
My initial point stated "some".
 

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Its funny how some who were "key workers" last week but now golf is allowed they've booked days off and shuffled work around in the most hours of need to be teeing off at 11:20am etc.

They should hang their heads in shame.

We're starting to see who the real key workers are.
I understood the sentiment of the post.

I'm officially a "key worker" because of my job, but in reality I am not in any way a "key" worker anywhere near the front line of this pandemic.

I wouldn't dream of doing so, but I have ID, I could easily queue up with the key workers in restricted opening times, I have a travel letter, I could make unnecessary journies pretending to be on duty etc etc.

It would be crazy to imagine "some" people in the country haven't taken advantage of their new description but are suddenly free to take tee times.
 
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