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Old 06-28-2018, 02:50 PM   #1361
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So, you're lucky in numerous ways today! You should go buy a Powerball ticket while you're hot... if you win, I'd appreciate 10% for suggesting it.
I bought two tickets a couple of days ago when at my condo on the coast. Checked the numbers this morning and............loser. Back to reality.
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Old 06-28-2018, 09:44 PM   #1362
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Ok, Iím almost embarassed to admit this but, I started playing an online golf game (WGT) a couple days ago. And, I have to say that I like it. Itís not real golf of course but, Iíve played some of the courses in the game, and they are very realistically portrayed. And, I find the game pretty realistic as well. Does anyone else admit to this guilty pleasure?
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I played early this morning (2nd tee time) walking as a single, quickly played through a foursome, and finished my round in 2hrs+change (even though I played two balls most of the 2nd Nine). Didn’t even keep score; good thing because I probably wouldn’t have scored well. BUT, I loved not waiting on anyone, and I found it easier to concentrate on the game. I also noticed/learned a few things that I’m not sure I’d have noticed in a normal round (foursome) with my golf group. I’ll have to do that again. ⛳️��️
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One of my regular golf buddies and myself quite often snag the 1st or 2nd tee time of the day...no one in front of us and we're often done in less than 3 hours (walking). We not only beat the heat of the day, but are left with almost a full day to do other things.
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One of my regular golf buddies and myself quite often snag the 1st or 2nd tee time of the day...no one in front of us and we're often done in less than 3 hours (walking). We not only beat the heat of the day, but are left with almost a full day to do other things.
I usually get the 0700 (first time) on weekends. We aim to get done with 18 in 2.25 hours
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I usually get the 0700 (first time) on weekends. We aim to get done with 18 in 2.25 hours
I'm also a fan of early golf as it seems that as a general rule the faster players tend to play early. But, even the slower players early in the morning seem to be more aware of the players behind them and let the faster players play through without needing too much "prompting".
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I usually get the 0700 (first time) on weekends. We aim to get done with 18 in 2.25 hours
At this time of year there are 6:00 AM tee times. I was once up at 5:00, played at 6:00, finished at 8:45, went home and laid down for a nap and was woken by the phone at 9:30: "Oh, sorry...I thought you'd be up by now!!"
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I usually get the 0700 (first time) on weekends. We aim to get done with 18 in 2.25 hours
Thatís very fast for a foursome.

ETA: maybe I lose more balls.
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At this time of year there are 6:00 AM tee times. I was once up at 5:00, played at 6:00, finished at 8:45, went home and laid down for a nap and was woken by the phone at 9:30: "Oh, sorry...I thought you'd be up by now!!"
our first tee time is at 7, I guess we could tee off at 6 but when it stays light till 10 pm it isn't necessary. our grounds crew starts daily around 6 and needs the extra hour.
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Thatís very fast for a foursome.

ETA: maybe I lose more balls.
usually just two of us can make it out that early, we play fast. my cart goes 20mph uphill so that helps a bit.

4 of us can usually get around in 3 hours when we're all carting it
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Since I don't see any gloating I'm guessing everyone here missed out on the 2019 Masters ticket lottery like I did, once again. My understanding is they sent out the notices to those who were selected at the beginning of this week.
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Since I don't see any gloating I'm guessing everyone here missed out on the 2019 Masters ticket lottery like I did, once again. My understanding is they sent out the notices to those who were selected at the beginning of this week.
My brother and I both got our rejection emails on Monday. Been once but it sure would be nice to go again!
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Yup... I got my annual rejection the other day. While it is easy to say that there is always next year... who knows how many next years are left?
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I got my rejection e-mail Monday.
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30, according to just about every FA
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Got my rejection letter too. I don't even apply for the practice rounds anymore. Been to a few of those. Only applying for a Thurs-Sunday round. Greatly reduces my odds but that's ok.
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still on my golf bucket list to go to the masters

playing pebble and bandon dunes is on there too

maybe i can get out to sun river before the decade is over
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playing pebble and bandon dunes is on there too

maybe i can get out to sun river before the decade is over
BH-

Btwn the two, Iíd play BD first for two reasons: (1) overall better experience IMO, (2) multiple courses. Plus, you can drive to BD from Boise.
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