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Whats the coldest temp you've played


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#61 I_HATE_SNOW

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Posted 07 January 2018 - 09:24 AM

My club used to have an ice tournament.  Cut 3 holes in the ice, thankfully they quit that before I played in it.  Hardly ever play below 40°.  Depends on, sun, wind, snow cover and how long it has been since I played last.


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Posted 07 January 2018 - 07:08 PM

Mid 30s in Crab Orchard, Tennessee at a course that is now closed. Thing was, on one hole, there was a course employee working in bunker with only denim overalls and no shirt on. Couldn't believe it.

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Posted 07 January 2018 - 08:30 PM

just played streamsong black in 20mph winds, rain and 45-55 degrees.  was proud i finished lol.
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Posted 07 January 2018 - 08:32 PM

Played 9 holes with a buddy at 34F, raining, and with gusts of about 45 mph

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Posted 07 January 2018 - 10:47 PM

31 this year. Fortunately no wind and sunny so it was manageable with the right gear.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 02:11 PM

Started a round on new years at 30* dipping into the high 20s as I finished up with the light fading. Played decent on the front. Fell to s*** on the back but I couldn't feel my hands lol. Girl in the clubhouse said there were 2 playing when I paid with 4 pulling up as I was walking in.

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 10:28 PM

We played with a starting temp of 27 degrees. Greens felt like plywood thru the turn.

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Warmer alternative is to use the putting cup in the den, Click-thunk.

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 04:51 PM

Low 30s, rain, heavy wind, hail...I wanted to kill myself.
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Posted 09 January 2018 - 07:46 PM

Played in 32 degree weather in an outing one time. We showed up to the outing and we were the only ones who showed up since it was so cold. lol. We had a blast. Cart cover, heater, and alot of booze. good times.

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Posted 09 January 2018 - 08:05 PM

Played in a tournament in Springfield, MO called Chili Open last Saturday. It's usually held on New Year's Day but it was postponed due to single digit temps on NYD. It was around 25* when we started. Needless to say, there weren't very many birdies made due to small greens being frozen solid.

Believe it or not, there were around 90 golfers playing that day. It was definitely too cold for me to play golf.

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Posted 10 January 2018 - 04:02 PM

It was April and the temp was 32 in the late morning with Snow flurries, i was not happy. It was a business outing and if we signed up we played.
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Posted 19 January 2018 - 06:21 PM

View Postbr61, on 09 January 2018 - 08:05 PM, said:

Played in a tournament in Springfield, MO called Chili Open last Saturday. It's usually held on New Year's Day but it was postponed due to single digit temps on NYD. It was around 25* when we started. Needless to say, there weren't very many birdies made due to small greens being frozen solid.

Believe it or not, there were around 90 golfers playing that day. It was definitely too cold for me to play golf.

What course were you on?

Living on the course we had carts with covers and propane heaters that fit in the cup holders.  I was afraid to look at the temp but I remember one day hitting a nice high 9 iron into number one at Loma Linda in Joplin, Mo..  It landed middle green, bounced at least 50 ft high going over the road behind the green.  We decided to wait a couple of hours for the greens to thaw a bit.  One of my playing partners said it was 22F.

Edited by rxk9fan, 19 January 2018 - 06:22 PM.

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Posted 19 January 2018 - 06:29 PM

View Postrxk9fan, on 19 January 2018 - 06:21 PM, said:

View Postbr61, on 09 January 2018 - 08:05 PM, said:

Played in a tournament in Springfield, MO called Chili Open last Saturday. It's usually held on New Year's Day but it was postponed due to single digit temps on NYD. It was around 25* when we started. Needless to say, there weren't very many birdies made due to small greens being frozen solid.

Believe it or not, there were around 90 golfers playing that day. It was definitely too cold for me to play golf.

What course were you on?

Living on the course we had carts with covers and propane heaters that fit in the cup holders.  I was afraid to look at the temp but I remember one day hitting a nice high 9 iron into number one at Loma Linda in Joplin, Mo..  It landed middle green, bounced at least 50 ft high going over the road behind the green.  We decided to wait a couple of hours for the greens to thaw a bit.  One of my playing partners said it was 22F.

That road is long way behind #1 green.

This tournament was held at Grandview/Stewart Golf Course. We had 8 players and 2 club pros from my home club playing in this tourney. Lot of club pros played in this tournament. It's a fun way to get rid of cabin fever.

I played for short of greens and hope for a favorable bounce, it either stops short or goes way over the green. It was fun just for once. Ha
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Posted 19 January 2018 - 08:02 PM

I HATE cold weather so I also observe the 50* rule. I’ve played a few times in the 40s but now I won’t play unless the forecast is 50+ for the entire round.

On the other end of the spectrum, I’ve played in 115*.
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Posted 21 January 2018 - 11:31 AM

Low 30s and snow during an naia college tourney back in March/April 2003... I had a brand new set of Maxfli Australian Blades in the bag that day and really "felt" them on less than perfect shots.

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Posted 21 January 2018 - 12:08 PM

27-29 as long as the course is not completely covered in frost. Basically start out at 34 and by the end of the round it dips to high 20's.

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Posted 21 January 2018 - 01:54 PM

Was 2 above when I got to the course this morning. Wind chill took it below zero. Then it snowed. 11 holes were sufficient. Hello warm coffee.

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Posted 16 February 2018 - 02:07 PM

Somewhere around freezing.  Got some balls flying 20 feet in the air after hitting the green because they were frozen solid.

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Posted 18 February 2018 - 10:49 AM

Not the coldest, but crazy finish..

Played yesterday around 32 degrees.
Everything was fine until 13th hole..
Started snowing very heavily..  By the time we got to the 16th hole, the snow almost covered the greens.  Crazy part, as we putted, the snow would collect onto the ball. By the time the ball was near the hole, it doubled in size and would just topple over..

We did finish the round, fun times..


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Posted 18 February 2018 - 03:09 PM

I routinely play in the 30's so long as there isn't snow cover and the wind is blowing in single digits.  It's really not bad with the FootJoy cold weather gloves and a balaclava.  I usually will put a coat on between shots and walking helps keep the core temp up.

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Posted 18 February 2018 - 07:25 PM

Low 40s in the rain. Didn’t plan to golf that weekend, but it was unseasonably warm in WV. Between the temp and rain we figured nobody else would be out golfing. My dad and I took the wives who at the time were beginners. My mom and wife had a great time without the pressure of other golfers, and we went through a few cigars and a bottle of Ardbeg. One of my favorite memories.

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Posted 01 March 2018 - 10:34 PM

We qualified when it was in the low 20's in college, frozen greens and all.  I won't even think about it now unless its over 45.

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 07:36 AM

8 degrees - Forsgate CC in NJ in the Winter league.

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 09:14 AM

Well being in Florida now, the old quote of, " I golf in the 70's  any colder than that, forget it!"

While in Germany the coldest I had played in was 38 degrees.   Even at those temps it is crazy to go out and play.
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Posted 02 March 2018 - 09:40 AM

The courses in my area will not let anyone on the course if the ground is frozen. In fact, they won't drive maintenance equipment around on frozen ground either. Given that the ground on freezes maybe a dozen days a year, if that, there's no reason to push it and damage the turf. Just wait a day or two until it thaws.

So I've probably played a round somewhere along the line where it was 32F or 33F at some point during the round. And one time back in 1997 there was a round I remember when it actually did dip down to around 30F by sunset when we were finishing up. But normally mid-upper 30's is about my limit.

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 10:02 AM

Playing tomorrow at 8 am .. Cincinnati, Ohio

IT's going to be around 30 degrees.  But with the wind chill, it will be around 26 degrees..

Don't think it's going to be bush tomorrow..

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 10:06 AM

Low 40s is where I usually draw the line and stay home. I hate the cold weather.
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Posted 02 March 2018 - 10:11 AM

I’m also up north. Low to mid 40’s for me, and I didn’t particularly enjoy it. I love golf, but I play for enjoyment, so I’m not interested in playing if it’s much below 45F. If it’s too cold, I’ll hit on an indoor simulator (hate it), a golf dome or a local driving range with stalls and overhead heaters to keep the swing roughly intact. YMMV
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Posted 02 March 2018 - 10:27 AM

I think playing in the rain is worse than playing in the cold..
My buddies have cart covers and heaters..

As long as it's not too windy, we should be fine..
and temp will increate to 40s near the end..

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Posted 03 March 2018 - 07:36 PM

Not my coldest but I have an 8 am tomorrow. Gonna be 25 at that time


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