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Which Accessories Identify You As A Hacker?


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#901 Dpavs

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Posted 11 April 2018 - 08:36 PM

View PostUSAF Retired E7, on 11 April 2018 - 07:40 PM, said:

View Postmubob1977, on 11 April 2018 - 03:17 PM, said:

View PostShakester, on 11 April 2018 - 01:19 PM, said:

View Posthybrid25, on 15 October 2017 - 12:44 PM, said:

Probable sign of a hacker is slow play.

I'd disagree with that.  I know plenty of single digit and a scratch golfers that are slow players.  I also know plenty of high handicappers that are fast players that just want to go out, hit the ball and not cause a backup.  Pace of play isn't an indication that they're a hacker.  I don't like players that take a bunch of time walking around the whole green to read a 2 foot putt just to constantly miss it.

Slow play is not indicative of being a hacker or a good player.  But it is indicative of being an a$$hole.

Agreed !!!

Funny again, I do not find there is a direct correlation between speed and being an arse... seems to be plenty of fast and slow ones out there lol.

Edited by Dpavs, 11 April 2018 - 08:36 PM.


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Posted 13 April 2018 - 11:16 AM

i still like the towel pinned to your belt "hacker" look.

Never have I encountered a good player who did that.
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Posted 13 April 2018 - 11:47 AM

Cigar holder

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Posted 13 April 2018 - 01:02 PM

Ball retriever.

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Posted 13 April 2018 - 08:35 PM

Tubes inside the bag as placeholders for clubs


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Posted 14 April 2018 - 12:19 PM

View Postcagecitizen, on 07 January 2016 - 07:50 AM, said:

A club cleaning brush, dead giveaway.

People keep saying this. How do you get the dirt and crap out of your grooves? Wet towels dont always get all of it

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Posted 14 April 2018 - 03:23 PM

Walked on at a busy resort course yrs ago, starter said " you better keep up son " , i said " i'll be ok, thnx " the 3 guys in the 2 carts i' m with all had the latest and greatest clubs and clothes. We all hit and they roar off with one of the guy's shiny new Callaway's hitting the cement cart path. Ouch, forgot to strap em up. Long story short... none of them broke 100 and took almost 6 hours. I just shot the starter a WTF look after that ordeal. All 3 true hacks, looks can be deceiving.

Park me in the "hack" category too i guess, needed to spark the putting routine. Bought the ball marker mold thing at the GOLF R US superstore, had a "4 yds more" tee with it. Tried it liked it, eliminated one varible, tee height same every single time and the tee is durable as hell. I've noticed my tee shots don't fly any further but that's ok. They hit the fairway 12 of 14 times a round.

Oh... and that black strip on my ball looks great rolling towards the hole. Except i'm right handed/ left eye dominate and never get lined up straight. smh

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Posted 14 April 2018 - 03:26 PM

I hope my 28deg. 11-wood puts me solidly in the 'hacker' class (I'd hate to think it's only good for hitting magnificent golf shots).

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Posted 14 April 2018 - 03:41 PM

Anything with Gary Players logo on it.
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Posted 14 April 2018 - 03:50 PM

View PostPetunia Sprinkle, on 14 April 2018 - 03:26 PM, said:

I hope my 28deg. 11-wood puts me solidly in the 'hacker' class (I'd hate to think it's only good for hitting magnificent golf shots).
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PS, sarcasm is in your wheelhouse. Well done .
Reminded me of a guy i know that had the Callaway driver-3-5-7-9 woods. Hit em all arrow straight.


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Posted 14 April 2018 - 08:12 PM

View Postbulldog8b, on 14 April 2018 - 12:19 PM, said:

View Postcagecitizen, on 07 January 2016 - 07:50 AM, said:

A club cleaning brush, dead giveaway.

People keep saying this. How do you get the dirt and crap out of your grooves? Wet towels dont always get all of it

I've got nothing bad to say about club brushes, as I use one, but an alternative is going to town on the grooves with a tee

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 12:27 AM

View Postbulldog8b, on 14 April 2018 - 12:19 PM, said:

View Postcagecitizen, on 07 January 2016 - 07:50 AM, said:

A club cleaning brush, dead giveaway.

People keep saying this. How do you get the dirt and crap out of your grooves? Wet towels dont always get all of it

Just play with the dirt in the grooves and change the dynamic loft a couple degrees at impact. You know, like a pro!

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 03:31 PM

View PostPepperturbo, on 06 January 2016 - 02:28 PM, said:

I play golf with two Surgeons that wear two gloves to protect their hands, and both are single digit golfers, that might save "your" life someday.  Also, know a single digit golfer that uses iron head covers and carries a towel in his back pocket and employees 180 truck drivers across the country.  I spose my point is, there are plenty of actual idiots and bad people in this world that do real harm.

I see no enjoyment in making fun of people because their choices are different or not like mine, and many are not hacks.  I am NOT remotely PC either, just know fun from being an adolescent jerk.

View PostPepperturbo, on 06 January 2016 - 02:28 PM, said:

I play golf with two Surgeons that wear two gloves to protect their hands, and both are single digit golfers, that might save "your" life someday.  Also, know a single digit golfer that uses iron head covers and carries a towel in his back pocket and employees 180 truck drivers across the country.  I spose my point is, there are plenty of actual idiots and bad people in this world that do real harm.

I see no enjoyment in making fun of people because their choices are different or not like mine, and many are not hacks.  I am NOT remotely PC either, just know fun from being an adolescent jerk.

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 04:59 PM

I havenít read the entire 31 page thread so mea culpa if it has already been mentioned but the golf club looking drink dispenser has to be near the top.

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 07:02 PM

Cell clip on your belt.


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Posted 15 April 2018 - 07:31 PM

Loud mouth pants and a turtle neck.

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 07:35 PM

View PostGuia, on 15 April 2018 - 07:31 PM, said:

Loud mouth pants and a turtle neck.

How about a loudmouth in a turtleneck!?
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Posted 15 April 2018 - 10:28 PM

Doubley so.

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Posted 18 April 2018 - 07:42 AM

Knock off 2-ball putter
Datrek cart bag
Jeans
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Posted 18 April 2018 - 08:02 AM

Iron head covers
Ball retriever
Ball marker attached to the glove


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Posted 18 April 2018 - 08:46 AM

Poker chip ball marker
Line on ball
Using aim point putting (guess that isn't an accessory, but whatever)
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Posted 18 April 2018 - 07:34 PM

Square driver lol
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Posted 18 April 2018 - 08:38 PM

 vaca22, on 13 April 2018 - 01:02 PM, said:

Ball retriever.

I kinda want to get one, but probably won't...  Played at a course with a lot of water last weekend.  One of the guys in my group had one and he probably raked in 2 dozen Pro V1s.  I was jelly!
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Posted 18 April 2018 - 08:38 PM

I know better than do judge people. If there is one thing I have learned in life is don't be too quick to judge.

But I'm sorry, golf sandals. I am still waiting for the day I get paired with a guy that shoots 73 in a pair golf sandals and socks. I would LOVE that tho.
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Posted 18 April 2018 - 10:33 PM

 FKA HB, on 18 April 2018 - 07:42 AM, said:

Knock off 2-ball putter
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Yep. If some loser turns up on the first tee wearing saddle shoes, you can start planning how to spend your winnings.


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Posted 19 April 2018 - 02:10 AM

Pockets on shirts.

Shorts with socks above ankles.

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Posted 19 April 2018 - 03:13 PM

 playa, on 19 April 2018 - 02:10 AM, said:

Pockets on shirts.

Shorts with socks above ankles.

I do this to keep sand and dirt from getting in my socks during the round if I'm wearing shorts.

If someone's wearing jeans on the course, 100% going to have a bad time.
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Posted 19 April 2018 - 03:14 PM

Jeans.

Hands down.  I don't get it.  Looks bad, kinda restrictive, and must be hot when its a bit warm out.

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Posted 19 April 2018 - 03:16 PM

Not saying that everyone is like this but..Saw a guy roll up at my local muni the other day with a Titleist Staff Bag and a full set of new PXG irons, and a PXG shirt.  

Let's just say that his game was what you think it would be :stink:

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Posted 19 April 2018 - 05:17 PM

 Dpavs, on 11 April 2018 - 08:36 PM, said:

 USAF Retired E7, on 11 April 2018 - 07:40 PM, said:

 mubob1977, on 11 April 2018 - 03:17 PM, said:

 Shakester, on 11 April 2018 - 01:19 PM, said:

 hybrid25, on 15 October 2017 - 12:44 PM, said:

Probable sign of a hacker is slow play.

I'd disagree with that.  I know plenty of single digit and a scratch golfers that are slow players.  I also know plenty of high handicappers that are fast players that just want to go out, hit the ball and not cause a backup.  Pace of play isn't an indication that they're a hacker.  I don't like players that take a bunch of time walking around the whole green to read a 2 foot putt just to constantly miss it.

Slow play is not indicative of being a hacker or a good player.  But it is indicative of being an a$$hole.

Agreed !!!

Funny again, I do not find there is a direct correlation between speed and being an arse... seems to be plenty of fast and slow ones out there lol.
My original comment was pretty much said tongue in cheek, but humor is sometimes hard to convey in forums like these. Yes, both types of golfers can take too long.


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