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Whats your go to excuse for bad shot?


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#1 LeftyLuck

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 11:15 PM

Hope to get some funny responses.


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#2 Circaflex

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 11:49 PM

a butterfly farted near me
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Posted 14 February 2018 - 12:53 AM

The voices in my head were talking during my backswing.

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 01:00 AM

The group in front was too slow and I had to wait too long before my shot.
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Posted 14 February 2018 - 01:33 AM

I suck.


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Posted 14 February 2018 - 05:31 AM

User error.
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Sub: 3w for 5i

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#7 Rob McHugh

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 05:38 AM

The absolute nearest outside agency. :-)

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 07:57 AM

Not all that funny to me, because it's true, but more often than not I find out somewhere on the 17th or 18th hole (because I'm stupid enough to text and ask) that when I get home I'm having chicken and not beef for dinner - round quickly goes to heck.  My mental game is, well, mental.

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 08:16 AM

The sun shining on my club head made the top line look too thick. I can't play with an ugly club.
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Posted 14 February 2018 - 08:26 AM

Last season I blamed every bad shot on weight loss.  I'd lost 30lbs from Dec 16-Mar 17.  Honestly I think it was a valid excuse.  My swing didn't come around until late July lol


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Posted 14 February 2018 - 08:43 AM

I point the finger at either the weather or course conditions.

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 08:44 AM

dang old glutes are too tight, not firing
Everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses.

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 09:16 AM

'Keeping it out of the wind' - said any time I fail to get the ball launched, especially on a lovely calm day.
'The other fairway is flatter' - said on the 8th at Rye Hill because I keep fading onto the 9th. It's true though.

Edited by andrue, 14 February 2018 - 09:17 AM.

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 09:24 AM

My go to used to be my glutes not firing.   Now early in the season, and maybe through the season it will be, "I'm trying to establish and get my feels back."
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Posted 14 February 2018 - 10:55 AM

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 11:03 AM

I don't make excuses. I just suck. Is that an excuse?

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 11:05 AM

View PostJerseyBoy, on 14 February 2018 - 11:03 AM, said:

I don't make excuses. I just suck. Is that an excuse?

The truth is always a valid defense.
Everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses.

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 11:31 AM

How am I supposed to play when the tee box isn't perfectly level?

Never mind that I say that phrase standing in my second bunker of the hole

Edited by fillwelix, 14 February 2018 - 11:32 AM.

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 11:36 AM

I'm all 'roided out

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 11:37 AM

Can't hit a decent shot with a fart in the chamber

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 11:38 AM

Course management. It's hard to see the contour of the green from back here, so just laying up to get a better view

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 11:41 AM

View PostCanoe Paddler, on 14 February 2018 - 11:38 AM, said:

Course management. It's hard to see the contour of the green from back here, so just laying up to get a better view

That's always a good one. Strategery!
Everything has its drawbacks, as the man said when his mother-in-law died, and they came down upon him for the funeral expenses.

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 11:41 AM

View PostNorth Butte, on 14 February 2018 - 11:05 AM, said:

View PostJerseyBoy, on 14 February 2018 - 11:03 AM, said:

I don't make excuses. I just suck. Is that an excuse?

The truth is always a valid defense.


In regard to a valid defense, the same can be said for probiotics.  And maybe that poor golf shot leads to a feeling of dismay that, in turn, leads to poor a decision about eating.  But that's no excuse for getting an unhealthy hot dog on the turn.  It's a terrible cycle.

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 11:43 AM

"Oh my gahhhhd - can I bum a pinch off someone?"

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 11:58 AM

I made a poor swing/decision.

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 12:10 PM

"Eat a steak" When I hit a short or weak shot.

Or get off  that Vegetarian diet when someone in group hits a putt short.

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 12:18 PM

Blame the Sprinkler head.
Then blame the guy who etched the number to the head.  
Then look for support from the nearest guy.
Then blame him.
Then take a bogey.


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That 7 looks like a 2.
A$$hole can't write a 7.
Does that look like a 7 or a 2?  
Ah, you're f--ing blind.
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Posted 14 February 2018 - 12:24 PM

One of my buddies always blames the grounds crew for aiming the tee markers incorrectly. Makes me laugh every time. I ask him if he even bothers to look up before he pulls the trigger and he says:” should I have to?! “

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 12:53 PM

View PostPetunia Sprinkle, on 14 February 2018 - 01:33 AM, said:

I suck.

^^^^^ This.  I knew being  late to the party it would be taken, but still true none the less.

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 01:03 PM

# 1 cause (excuse) for a bad shot is LOFT... Lack Of F***g Talent


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