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Old 11-17-2018, 09:42 AM   #1681
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Up in Scottsdale AZ this week and visited the TopGolf facility at Talking Stick Resort, it was a lot of fun. They run a weekday morning special form 9-12, $15 per person for as long as you want in that 3 hour window. They have big circular targets out in the field and the monitor in your bay tells you if/where you hit in the target and gives you the distance for each shot. Great way to practice and have fun with your partner or even by yourself. They have many different games you can select and play and it keeps score for you, just need to relax and hit balls. Will definitely be back.
I went to a Top Golf in Roseville earlier this year. It was a blast! Luxury driving range with games and bar service.
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Old 11-17-2018, 09:57 AM   #1682
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Up in Scottsdale AZ this week and visited the TopGolf facility at Talking Stick Resort, it was a lot of fun. They run a weekday morning special form 9-12, $15 per person for as long as you want in that 3 hour window. They have big circular targets out in the field and the monitor in your bay tells you if/where you hit in the target and gives you the distance for each shot. Great way to practice and have fun with your partner or even by yourself. They have many different games you can select and play and it keeps score for you, just need to relax and hit balls. Will definitely be back.
I've been to the one in Atlanta, lot of fun. Kind of like a bowling alley experience except for golfers. Not too pricey and the food was good. Took my own clubs but was impressed with the cubs furnish at each bay.
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All Callaway metals so far, interesting.
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Old 11-17-2018, 11:21 AM   #1687
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Old 11-17-2018, 04:34 PM   #1690
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Ping G400 SFT set at 9 or so....I never can remember...as low as it goes.
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I went to a Top Golf in Roseville earlier this year. It was a blast! Luxury driving range with games and bar service.
I've been 4 or 5 times in both Austin and Tampa. Had DW's birthday party there last spring... may do mine there this year... lots of fun.
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Old 11-18-2018, 04:27 AM   #1692
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Anybody here tried the Srixon u85 utility iron? I wouldn't mind replacing my low hybrid with an 18 degree u85. Seems like I would get about the same distance but hit it straighter.
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Played golf today. First 18 hole round in a month due to not feeling good and bad weather when I did feel ok. Had a stretch where I made 4 birdies in a row and missed a short putt for five in a row. Think I'm going to take more time off as it seems to help my game.
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Getting back into golf after 45 years away; planning on getting one of the manual push/pull carts. Opinions on how many wheels? Seems like I've seen lots of preference for 3 over 2, but I would think that 3 might be even more difficult/unstable than 4 (or 2).
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3 wheels is the way to go. More stable than 2 wheels plus pushing a cart is better for the back vs. pulling a cart. Highly recommend the caddytek which can be had at Costco. On sale - great price.



https://www.costco.com/CaddyTek-3-wh...100430232.html
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I bought a BagBoy Triswivel II last year, I love it and I'd definitely buy another one. It has 3 wheels, and the front one swivels (or locks as needed) - I thought the swiveling wheel was a silly gimmick until I used one myself. It also has a brake, so it doesn't roll away if you're parked on a slope. Pricey at $250 list (now $270?), but I waited for a sale and got mine for $189. Worth every penny to me.

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killer deal on hyperflex II and freestyle shoes - I got 3 pair!!!!

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Getting back into golf after 45 years away; planning on getting one of the manual push/pull carts. Opinions on how many wheels? Seems like I've seen lots of preference for 3 over 2, but I would think that 3 might be even more difficult/unstable than 4 (or 2).
I've only used the 3 wheel models, have both a Clicgear and Sun Mountain, both work well and are stable except for steep side hills. Take a look on craigslist, I picked up an almost brand new Sun Mountain for $50, always see some on there for sale.
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All of our pull carts are two wheels. For some reason that I can't explain, I find it much easier to pull than to push. Also, the push carts tend to be a bit bulkier... but there definitely seems to be a preference out there for 3 wheels.
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get one of these

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