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Do top golfers typically have parents who play?


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#31 kekoa

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 02:12 AM

Shooting 70’s and having a good junior golfer at the same time can be done. Its tough but no way in hell am I giving up the game anytime soon lol.  People always ask if I play or practice with my son and right now I dont.  Im looking forward to the day he kicks my a** though.


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#32 BertGA

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 07:49 AM

View Postkekoa, on 26 June 2018 - 02:12 AM, said:

Shooting 70’s and having a good junior golfer at the same time can be done. Its tough but no way in hell am I giving up the game anytime soon lol.  People always ask if I play or practice with my son and right now I dont.  Im looking forward to the day he kicks my a** though.

Yeah, call me selfish, but half the reason I pushed my daughter to play is to punch my own ticket to go out and hit balls.

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#33 tiger1873

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 10:00 AM

View Postkekoa, on 26 June 2018 - 02:12 AM, said:

Shooting 70’s and having a good junior golfer at the same time can be done. Its tough but no way in hell am I giving up the game anytime soon lol.  People always ask if I play or practice with my son and right now I dont.  Im looking forward to the day he kicks my a** though.

See that is how it starts you don't practice and in a few years you end up like the rest of us.

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Posted 28 June 2018 - 08:34 AM

I don't play nearly as much as I used to but I could hold my own. Every now and again my daughter well tell me something to the shorts of you can't do it dad and i'll take her midget club and show her dads gotta little skill.

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Posted 28 June 2018 - 09:46 AM

A bit off topic, but I'm in Chicago with my daughter for the Western Women's Am.  She shot 73-80 and missed the match play cut (124 players for 32 match play spots).

I'd usually be disappointed,  but her college teammate missed also but is a member of Medinah CC, so we'll be playing and hanging there today and tomorrow. 😁

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Posted 28 June 2018 - 10:40 AM

View Postdpb5031, on 28 June 2018 - 09:46 AM, said:

A bit off topic, but I'm in Chicago with my daughter for the Western Women's Am.  She shot 73-80 and missed the match play cut (124 players for 32 match play spots).

I'd usually be disappointed,  but her college teammate missed also but is a member of Medinah CC, so we'll be playing and hanging there today and tomorrow. ��

I would usually like this post but I'm a bit jealous. Enjoy!

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Posted 02 July 2018 - 09:20 AM

I picked up the clubs yesterday for the second time since last August.  Was pleasantly surprised to shoot a 45 on 9 holes.  Had a great time with the kid even though he out drove me and put a whipping on me.

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Posted 02 July 2018 - 09:29 AM

View Postheavy_hitter, on 02 July 2018 - 09:20 AM, said:

I picked up the clubs yesterday for the second time since last August.  Was pleasantly surprised to shoot a 45 on 9 holes.  Had a great time with the kid even though he out drove me and put a whipping on me.

I expect better.

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Posted 02 July 2018 - 10:10 AM

View Postdarter79, on 02 July 2018 - 09:29 AM, said:

View Postheavy_hitter, on 02 July 2018 - 09:20 AM, said:

I picked up the clubs yesterday for the second time since last August.  Was pleasantly surprised to shoot a 45 on 9 holes.  Had a great time with the kid even though he out drove me and put a whipping on me.

I expect better.

Hey now.  Didn't you just get back from Golf WRX Jail?

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#40 kekoa

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Posted 02 July 2018 - 12:14 PM

View Posttiger1873, on 26 June 2018 - 10:00 AM, said:

View Postkekoa, on 26 June 2018 - 02:12 AM, said:

Shooting 70’s and having a good junior golfer at the same time can be done. Its tough but no way in hell am I giving up the game anytime soon lol.  People always ask if I play or practice with my son and right now I dont.  Im looking forward to the day he kicks my a** though.

See that is how it starts you don't practice and in a few years you end up like the rest of us.

Luckily for me, I have to keep my game sharp for work.  If my son isn't playing or practicing then I am.  I'll never get close to scratch again, but being an low mid single digit index isn't so bad.  :superman:


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#41 darter79

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Posted 02 July 2018 - 03:02 PM

View Postheavy_hitter, on 02 July 2018 - 10:10 AM, said:

View Postdarter79, on 02 July 2018 - 09:29 AM, said:

View Postheavy_hitter, on 02 July 2018 - 09:20 AM, said:

I picked up the clubs yesterday for the second time since last August.  Was pleasantly surprised to shoot a 45 on 9 holes.  Had a great time with the kid even though he out drove me and put a whipping on me.

I expect better.

Hey now.  Didn't you just get back from Golf WRX Jail?

Yes and I'm working on a longer say this time.... :busted_cop:

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