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Old 06-15-2009, 03:19 PM   #41
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So, free beer AND a pretty girl! I do believe that would qualify as something to do with karma or planetary alignment....
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Old 06-15-2009, 03:23 PM   #42
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This will be a great golf week!. Tuesday my group is playing one of our regular courses as a tuneup for Thursday. We are playing in a tournament sponsored by the FL State Golf Assoc (FSGA) called the "once a week tournament". First one we were able to get in. Every week they run a tourney at different courses and they are all top drawer including the TPC of Tampa Bay. Those top courses cost $50 including prizes, etc. You have to have a GHIN handicap which is sponsored by the FSGA. We're playing a course called Tampa Palms ($45). I've been having trouble with distance and decided last week to make some changes. Had all my clubs regripped with jumbo grips to cope with my arthritis. Had 2" add to my driver length. Time will tell is this works. Tried it last Thursday and it did pretty good. Tomorrow will be the next test and then the tournament. I've been wanting to get a new driver but a few questions remain. I'll never again buy a driver off the shelf. You've got to be fitted and that costs money. Golf Magazine has an article on a new driver coming out that sounds just right for me. It's a Cleveland Launcher Ultralite developed for slow swingers. Max 85 mph swing speed. 12 degree loft and 46.5" shaft. However, looked at all the golf shops and nobody has one. So, I'll have to get by with my reworked driver. I'd love for this to work as it would save me about $300 for one of the new drivers. Wish me luck.
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Old 06-15-2009, 06:53 PM   #43
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Good luck, neighbor. I have an open invite to play Tampa Palms but my game's not up to it yet. One of my FIRE goals is to shape up my game and get out regularly. So I stick to Rocky Point, Babe Zaharias, and occasionally Eagles and other private ones.
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So I stick to Rocky Point, Babe Zaharias, and occasionally Eagles and other private ones.
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This will be a great golf week!. Tuesday my group is playing one of our regular courses as a tuneup for Thursday. We are playing in a tournament sponsored by the FL State Golf Assoc (FSGA) called the "once a week tournament". First one we were able to get in. Every week they run a tourney at different courses and they are all top drawer including the TPC of Tampa Bay. Those top courses cost $50 including prizes, etc. You have to have a GHIN handicap which is sponsored by the FSGA. We're playing a course called Tampa Palms ($45). I've been having trouble with distance and decided last week to make some changes. Had all my clubs regripped with jumbo grips to cope with my arthritis. Had 2" add to my driver length. Time will tell is this works. Tried it last Thursday and it did pretty good. Tomorrow will be the next test and then the tournament. I've been wanting to get a new driver but a few questions remain. I'll never again buy a driver off the shelf. You've got to be fitted and that costs money. Golf Magazine has an article on a new driver coming out that sounds just right for me. It's a Cleveland Launcher Ultralite developed for slow swingers. Max 85 mph swing speed. 12 degree loft and 46.5" shaft. However, looked at all the golf shops and nobody has one. So, I'll have to get by with my reworked driver. I'd love for this to work as it would save me about $300 for one of the new drivers. Wish me luck.
2 inches added to your driver will change your plane dramatically. Be sure to swing smooth. I once had a 48 inch driver my uncle used (6'6") but I got rid of it quick because the bad drives were two fairways away........
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If you're going to be drinking beer and golfing, you'll need one of these:



(please forgive the fact this is also posted on funny vid thread...I just couldn't resist)
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I thought my sis-n-law had given me every golf related gift possible, but she missed this one.
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Purron I watched that video and was mildly amused. Then I showed it to DH and he laughed out loud. Just showed it to DS who's home visiting for a couple of days and he busted a gut laughing and wants it forwarded to him.
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