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Calling Shinnecock Hills "Shinny"


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#1 youdamantiger

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 02:39 AM

For some reason this really gets on my nerves. You see it mostly from the print golf journalists as opposed to the TV guys. I mean, are they too lazy to type out the extra nine letters? Is it to sound hip? At next years Masters are they going to be talking about the extra length added to "Gussie?" Now get off my lawn.


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Posted 11 June 2018 - 02:48 AM

Just be thankful that they don't call it "the c0ck"

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 02:55 AM

Be more thankful they don't call it "skinny"...
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Posted 11 June 2018 - 03:03 AM

Okay, youda.

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 05:26 AM

View Postyoudamantiger, on 11 June 2018 - 02:39 AM, said:

For some reason this really gets on my nerves. You see it mostly from the print golf journalists as opposed to the TV guys. I mean, are they too lazy to type out the extra nine letters? Is it to sound hip? At next years Masters are they going to be talking about the extra length added to "Gussie?" Now get off my lawn.

I pointed this out 2 weeks ago when "someone" posted "Shinny" twice in one sentence.  In that case, I think he was trying to make it sound as if he was familiar with the club, maybe trying to "give the impression" he had played there.  

It's text talk.


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Posted 11 June 2018 - 06:37 AM

That's kinda lame, I agree

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 06:50 AM

Maybe it is shinny?  What kind of grass do they have ?  Is this New York slang ?  As in “ hey yo Tony ,   Youse Eva play ova at shinny “?
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Posted 11 June 2018 - 07:36 AM

Isn't a "shinny" a pick up hockey game? Greens should be slick then.

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 07:40 AM

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 07:41 AM

View PostFerguson, on 11 June 2018 - 05:26 AM, said:

View Postyoudamantiger, on 11 June 2018 - 02:39 AM, said:

For some reason this really gets on my nerves. You see it mostly from the print golf journalists as opposed to the TV guys. I mean, are they too lazy to type out the extra nine letters? Is it to sound hip? At next years Masters are they going to be talking about the extra length added to "Gussie?" Now get off my lawn.

I pointed this out 2 weeks ago when "someone" posted "Shinny" twice in one sentence.  In that case, I think he was trying to make it sound as if he was familiar with the club, maybe trying to "give the impression" he had played there.  

It's text talk.

What are the chances that the guy who called it ''Shinny'' twice in one sentence also wears mandals and may or may not have a man bun?

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 07:51 AM

View PostTPG1971, on 11 June 2018 - 07:41 AM, said:


What are the chances that the guy who called it ''Shinny'' twice in one sentence also wears mandals and may or may not have a man bun?
Pretty low, I'd imagine.

Edited by KillerPenguin, 11 June 2018 - 07:52 AM.


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Posted 11 June 2018 - 08:08 AM

View PostKillerPenguin, on 11 June 2018 - 07:51 AM, said:

View PostTPG1971, on 11 June 2018 - 07:41 AM, said:


What are the chances that the guy who called it ''Shinny'' twice in one sentence also wears mandals and may or may not have a man bun?
Pretty low, I'd imagine.

Yeah, Im thinking like 80 to 1.





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Posted 11 June 2018 - 08:38 AM

Almost as annoying as those calling Baltusrol "Balty" a few years back.
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Posted 11 June 2018 - 08:51 AM

Course nicknames be like,


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Posted 11 June 2018 - 09:07 AM

View Postyoudamantiger, on 11 June 2018 - 02:39 AM, said:

For some reason this really gets on my nerves. You see it mostly from the print golf journalists as opposed to the TV guys. I mean, are they too lazy to type out the extra nine letters? Is it to sound hip? At next years Masters are they going to be talking about the extra length added to "Gussie?" Now get off my lawn.

Pretty please with ice cream on top don't use these nicknames.


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Posted 11 June 2018 - 09:16 AM

I'm goin full on Chevy Chase in Fletch and callin it Shinnycocktoastin.

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 09:20 AM

Nobilo puts a lot of emphasis on the trail end of ShinneCOCK ... that is disconcerting

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 09:20 AM

View PostTPG1971, on 11 June 2018 - 07:41 AM, said:

View PostFerguson, on 11 June 2018 - 05:26 AM, said:

View Postyoudamantiger, on 11 June 2018 - 02:39 AM, said:

For some reason this really gets on my nerves. You see it mostly from the print golf journalists as opposed to the TV guys. I mean, are they too lazy to type out the extra nine letters? Is it to sound hip? At next years Masters are they going to be talking about the extra length added to "Gussie?" Now get off my lawn.

I pointed this out 2 weeks ago when "someone" posted "Shinny" twice in one sentence.  In that case, I think he was trying to make it sound as if he was familiar with the club, maybe trying to "give the impression" he had played there.  

It's text talk.

What are the chances that the guy who called it ''Shinny'' twice in one sentence also wears mandals and may or may not have a man bun?

Probability is high.  I repeat, probability is high.  




By the way - played at a public track two weeks ago.  We got a golf cart with a bent front wheel - it had a terrible "shinny" at higher speeds.

Edited by Ferguson, 11 June 2018 - 09:21 AM.


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Posted 11 June 2018 - 10:25 AM

Why would anyone pass up the opportunity to say c0ck as much as they want this weekend? I know I won't. My CPS (or cocks per sentence, for the layman) will be at an all-time high.

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 10:31 AM

Not for nothing, but the club’s official twitter handle is @shinnysHills.


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Posted 11 June 2018 - 10:38 AM

View Postmizuno player, on 11 June 2018 - 07:36 AM, said:

Isn't a "shinny" a pick up hockey game? Greens should be slick then.

It sure is: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shinny Essentially a casual pick-up game with no pads/checking. However, I'm not sure how this translates to this weekend..?

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 10:44 AM

View Postgolfandfishing, on 11 June 2018 - 10:31 AM, said:

Not for nothing, but the club’s official twitter handle is @shinnysHills.

Sounds like a headliner at the jiggly room ; )

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 10:49 AM

View Postgolfandfishing, on 11 June 2018 - 10:31 AM, said:

Not for nothing, but the club's official twitter handle is @shinnysHills.

Im guessing @therealS.c0ck was taken?
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Posted 11 June 2018 - 10:54 AM

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 01:43 PM

View Postgolfandfishing, on 11 June 2018 - 10:31 AM, said:

Not for nothing, but the club's official twitter handle is @shinnysHills.


Shinnecock Hills was officially founded in 1891.  
Twitter was officially founded in March of 2006.


There is a good probability that "Shinny" is a relatively new term coined by those who prefer to type than talk.


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Posted 11 June 2018 - 02:02 PM

View PostFerguson, on 11 June 2018 - 01:43 PM, said:

View Postgolfandfishing, on 11 June 2018 - 10:31 AM, said:

Not for nothing, but the club's official twitter handle is @shinnysHills.


Shinnecock Hills was officially founded in 1891.  
Twitter was officially founded in March of 2006.


There is a good probability that "Shinny" is a relatively new term coined by those who prefer to type than talk.

Really, Fergs?
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Posted 11 June 2018 - 02:43 PM

View Postjonsnow, on 11 June 2018 - 02:02 PM, said:

View PostFerguson, on 11 June 2018 - 01:43 PM, said:

View Postgolfandfishing, on 11 June 2018 - 10:31 AM, said:

Not for nothing, but the club's official twitter handle is @shinnysHills.


Shinnecock Hills was officially founded in 1891.  
Twitter was officially founded in March of 2006.


There is a good probability that "Shinny" is a relatively new term coined by those who prefer to type than talk.

Really, Fergs?



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Posted 11 June 2018 - 03:17 PM

I’ll be that guy.

I wouldn’t call it Shinny out of respect for the native Shinnecock people and their burial lands upon which the course is built.

Not trying to be PC or anything - you can call the course what you want - but I’ll err on the side of being overly respectful vs not.

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 03:30 PM

by the way it's not the US open, traditional name was the National Open.

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Posted 11 June 2018 - 03:36 PM

Shinnnyyyyy

The Shinmeister

Shinatolaaaaa

Shinnyshinnybangbang


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