Shooting your age

Imurg

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We had a guy who did it in a comp at the age of 86. Everyone was so pleased for him.

chrisd - you must be really crap if you haven't done it yet at the age you look .... ;)
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chrisd

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We had a guy who did it in a comp at the age of 86. Everyone was so pleased for him.

chrisd - you must be really crap if you haven't done it yet at the age you look .... ;)
I've had plastic surgery to try and look like you Shark, thus how it ended - I still look the younger 😁
 

Orikoru

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A guy at my club has just done it for the second time. 79. He did it before, a couple of years ago.
That brings the interesting question of what exact age makes it the pinnacle achievement. i.e. your man there has done it with a worse score, but he's older, so is it more or less impressive? Is it more impressive to be a 70 year-old shooting 70, or a 90-year-old shooting 90? I'm not sure. Food for thought anyway.
 

murphthemog

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That brings the interesting question of what exact age makes it the pinnacle achievement. i.e. your man there has done it with a worse score, but he's older, so is it more or less impressive? Is it more impressive to be a 70 year-old shooting 70, or a 90-year-old shooting 90? I'm not sure. Food for thought anyway.
Defo a 53 year old shooting 53!
 

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That brings the interesting question of what exact age makes it the pinnacle achievement. i.e. your man there has done it with a worse score, but he's older, so is it more or less impressive? Is it more impressive to be a 70 year-old shooting 70, or a 90-year-old shooting 90? I'm not sure. Food for thought anyway.
I suspect amongst good golfers the former is far more common, physical performance tends to fall quite steeply in the 80's.
I suspect for the good in golfers who remain physically fit there is a 'sweet spot' in the mid to late 70's.
 

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My late FIL did it a couple of times in his 70s.

Sadly I never got to see him play as he was crippled with arthritis when I got to know him, but I've been told he was a hell of a player.
 
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