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#331 HoosierHacker89

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Posted 02 September 2017 - 04:15 PM

you know you're in for a long day when the cart girl is your ex.

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Posted 03 September 2017 - 08:00 AM

True story...

When your entire foursome arrives early, hits the range and heads to the first only to be told to hold up by the starter because "the weekly lady's member tourney is coming out".

That starter allowed 4 foursomes one after another to go out ahead of us. And slow doesn't even begin to describe how  bad it was. Our tee time was 09:30. According to the head pro those ladies were not supposed to go out until 10 but had gone out early to try to beat the weather. They had put us in one of the last tee times before those ladies were supposed to go out and, as a result of what they did we were the only ones stuck behind them.

My pardner had even told the starter we would shoot up and start on 2 but he would have none of that. It was a nice 5.5 hour round. And it started raining around 16.
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Posted 03 September 2017 - 09:12 AM

When the female twosome ahead is a hole behind the pace of play after just two holes.  After waiting endlessly to play the 2nd hole you go back to the first tee and start over since the tee was open.  You catch them again at the 5th hole.  They are in a cart and you and your playing partner are walking.
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Posted 04 September 2017 - 02:43 PM

When the group in front of you hits from the tips and sprays it short of the fairway on EVERY hole.

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Posted 05 September 2017 - 05:10 PM

Playing a course for the first (and probably only) time in Charleston, not long by any means (6400 from the tips) but with fairways tighter than the IRS guidelines, water/OB on most holes and rough that is not only long but dense, not to mention rented clubs. Oh and mosquitos. Everywhere.

It wasn't a long day in terms of time (finished in just over 3 hours) but considering I brought 8 balls, the course gave me 3 and I managed to save a full sleeve, it felt like eternity. I hadn't lost that many balls in the last 2 years combined.

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Posted 05 September 2017 - 06:26 PM

You tee off at 7am in a tournament and they blow the horns at 8am but tell you not to leave because it MIGHT be clear at 4pm again to play..

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Posted 05 September 2017 - 06:56 PM

When you get to the 3rd tee box and there are 8 people in front of you waiting to tee off on a par 5

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Posted 05 September 2017 - 10:02 PM

View PostMedic, on 03 September 2017 - 08:00 AM, said:

True story...

When your entire foursome arrives early, hits the range and heads to the first only to be told to hold up by the starter because "the weekly lady's member tourney is coming out".

That starter allowed 4 foursomes one after another to go out ahead of us. And slow doesn't even begin to describe how  bad it was. Our tee time was 09:30. According to the head pro those ladies were not supposed to go out until 10 but had gone out early to try to beat the weather. They had put us in one of the last tee times before those ladies were supposed to go out and, as a result of what they did we were the only ones stuck behind them.

My pardner had even told the starter we would shoot up and start on 2 but he would have none of that. It was a nice 5.5 hour round. And it started raining around 16.


Hearing your complaints mean less than hearing a bunch of old women members complain. Nothing wrong with ladies playing, but when they're old, eff that noise pardes. My worst nightmare
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Posted 05 September 2017 - 10:03 PM

On the first tee you pop one right down the middle. Then the threesome you are paired up with all skank their drives no more than 50 yards in assorted directions and the first thing to come out of their mouths are "we are not normally this bad". You are in for a very long day.

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Posted 08 September 2017 - 07:21 AM

When the guys in front of you all play two balls of the tee and can't find either on the first few holes... Nightmare of a day

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Posted 08 September 2017 - 07:27 AM

you know you're in for a long day when you shank it or you snap hook your first tee shot
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Posted 08 September 2017 - 08:32 AM

you hit your first drive and your playing partner ask if your okay because the sound your body made "sounds like bones a breaking"
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Posted 08 September 2017 - 12:55 PM

View PostMedic, on 10 June 2017 - 10:15 PM, said:

Got another one here.....

Here in Florida we've been in the midst of a drought. Well, we have more than made up for the lack of rain and have been getting hit hard for over a week now every single day. Good news - no more brush (wildland) fires! Bad news - no golf.

So...

You know it's gonna be a long day when you get up hoping for a break in the rain, look outside, and it's already raining.

Tomorrow may end up being a Top Golf sort of a day.....

Orlando, FL guy here. Gonna be a long day when you check in and are told "cart path only"...ugh.

Or, my favorite, "we aerated 2 days ago". Oh, but you couldn't tell.me that when I called for a tee time? I actually leave if that happens anymore. But I also check when it's near that time of year.

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Posted 08 September 2017 - 01:16 PM

View PostJayGord, on 05 September 2017 - 06:56 PM, said:

When you get to the 3rd tee box and there are 8 people in front of you waiting to tee off on a par 5

I see you're from PA but you just described the situation every Saturday playing the Jungle course at Green Meadow in New Hampshire.

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Posted 08 September 2017 - 09:50 PM

When you have nothing better to do than troll the WRX.......


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Posted 08 September 2017 - 09:51 PM

View Postgetitdaily, on 08 September 2017 - 12:55 PM, said:

View PostMedic, on 10 June 2017 - 10:15 PM, said:

Got another one here.....

Here in Florida we've been in the midst of a drought. Well, we have more than made up for the lack of rain and have been getting hit hard for over a week now every single day. Good news - no more brush (wildland) fires! Bad news - no golf.

So...

You know it's gonna be a long day when you get up hoping for a break in the rain, look outside, and it's already raining.

Tomorrow may end up being a Top Golf sort of a day.....

Orlando, FL guy here. Gonna be a long day when you check in and are told "cart path only"...ugh.

Or, my favorite, "we aerated 2 days ago". Oh, but you couldn't tell.me that when I called for a tee time? I actually leave if that happens anymore. But I also check when it's near that time of year.
Especially when you've driven from Tampa to J'ville for the weekend.....lol

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Posted 11 September 2017 - 01:14 AM

Birdie the first hole. It can only go down hill from there

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Posted 11 September 2017 - 06:35 AM

Apparently when you absolutely nail every shot on the range.  I did that on Saturday morning, then went out and shot my worst score in at least 5 years.
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Posted 11 September 2017 - 06:59 AM

View PostJayGord, on 05 September 2017 - 06:56 PM, said:

When you get to the 3rd tee box and there are 8 people in front of you waiting to tee off on a par 5

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Posted 11 September 2017 - 07:11 AM

Checking in at the first hole, the two carts in front of you are covered with pom poms and balloons and the foursome are waiting to shoot the first hole island green ,,,from the blacks.

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Posted 11 September 2017 - 10:45 AM

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Posted 11 September 2017 - 09:04 PM

I didn't read the 350 earlier posts so I'm not sure if this has been said but you know you're in for a long day when you get paired up with a couple and it's the gf/significant other's first time golfing. Happened to me this past Saturday and it went faster than I assumed and they had a cart which sped things up. She was having fun and was very good looking as well.

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Posted 11 September 2017 - 10:08 PM

When you're waiting to hit on the par 3 first hole, a member of the group in front uses his laser three different times but still hasn't reached the green

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 07:35 AM

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You find a fried electronics board that irrigates hole number 5, the most viewed hole on the entire course as the entrance to the club parallels hole 5.

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Posted 12 September 2017 - 08:42 AM

View Postarbitrage, on 04 September 2017 - 02:43 PM, said:

When the group in front of you hits from the tips and sprays it short of the fairway on EVERY hole.

This happened to me last week, certainly made for a long day.


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Posted 12 September 2017 - 10:24 AM

- When you get paired up with the cast of duck dynasty and they're using range balls

- When the first hole is a dogleg left and you're spraying it right on the practice tee
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Posted 13 September 2017 - 03:38 AM

When a third member is added to your twosome at the first tee. Now this is okay, however it was really confusing when he kept referring to himself in the third person. We were awaiting for T-Roy  to show up as a forth. We knew from previous discussion that T-Roy was stiff (maybe that's why he's running behind), T-Roy missed breakfast (getting food?) T-Roy had some bad fish the night before and might need a few pit stops as we play (poor guy).

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 03:34 PM

You're getting dressed for your round, realize you put your underwear on backwards...& they fit better.
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Posted 13 September 2017 - 09:40 PM

You see a school bus in the parking lot but don't think much of it until you catch up to a junior high school girls team match in progress on the 2nd hole complete with team coaches and helicopter parents riding in carts coaching their beloved offspring on every shot...

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 08:55 AM

When a guy you're playing with has asked you to pull the flag on every chip shot and maybe one of them was remotely close to going in the hole

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