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#1 senatornewsome

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Posted 20 June 2018 - 03:00 PM

This is an interesting thought that popped into my head. If somebody asked me to explain golf in one sentence I'm not sure what I would even say!

Anybody have thoughts on what they would say to someone? (assuming they've never heard of golf) or  How have some of you explained golf to your kids the first time they asked?

(honestly, im not sure if anybody has ever asked this on the forums before and I didn't wanna scroll through a hundred pages so cut me some slack if somebody has asked this before please)


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#2 wildcatden

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Posted 20 June 2018 - 03:08 PM

Golf is a game where you can only play well if you wear a collared shirt according to country clubs from all around the world.

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#3 Sean2

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Posted 20 June 2018 - 03:15 PM

To borrow from Sir Winston Churchill: "[Golf] is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma."
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Posted 20 June 2018 - 03:16 PM

a temptress and a b****.
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Posted 20 June 2018 - 03:21 PM

Golf is fun.


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Posted 20 June 2018 - 03:22 PM

I qouted " a nice walk spoiled by a little white ball"  My son looked up at me and Said. " I'll stick with football"
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Posted 20 June 2018 - 03:25 PM

A frustratinly simplistic game played with moments of peaceful chaos in company or alone.

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Posted 20 June 2018 - 03:27 PM

It’s not a single sentence but a quote from Bobby Jones.

Golf is the closest game to the game we call life. You get bad breaks from good shots; you get good breaks from bad shots - but you have to play the ball where it lies.
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Posted 20 June 2018 - 04:04 PM

Fun
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Posted 20 June 2018 - 04:44 PM

I'm eating a great sports meal called Golf, where I haven't been served all of the courses yet, so I don't know what the final bill will be...

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Posted 20 June 2018 - 04:46 PM

Golf, a swift kick to the nuts.

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Posted 20 June 2018 - 08:51 PM

F*cked, but addicting.
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Posted 20 June 2018 - 09:12 PM

Golf is the stupidest goddamned game ever created, just made my Saturday tee time.
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Posted 20 June 2018 - 09:48 PM

A game for the Kings and Queens , a peasant could play.

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Posted 20 June 2018 - 10:49 PM

Golf is a nice relaxing way to get really frustrated and super disappointed in yourself.

(Not my quote but it works)


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Posted 20 June 2018 - 11:30 PM

Get fitted and keep the receipt then return the clubs and get fitted then return the clubs then read Zen Golf then get re-fitted and return the clubs then watch 10,000 YouTube videos on basic fundamentals.

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Posted 21 June 2018 - 12:45 AM

The greatest, most difficult & addicting game known to man.


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Posted 21 June 2018 - 12:53 AM

Golf is a combination of a walk in a beautiful garden and being water boarded.

Edited by BrianMcG, 21 June 2018 - 12:54 AM.


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Posted 21 June 2018 - 02:13 AM

Golf, a game, an obsession, a life-long pursuit of passionate detail, to challenge  the course, and conquering the urge to never gift payment in the BST.

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Posted 21 June 2018 - 02:32 AM

A great way to spend all your time and money on being extremely frustrated.

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#21 3puttchamp

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Posted 21 June 2018 - 10:28 AM

Golf is one hell of a drug!

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Posted 21 June 2018 - 10:34 AM

when its good its good when its bad....well you know

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Posted 21 June 2018 - 10:37 AM

Depends on the day. One day it's "the physical manifestation of peace, tranquility, and personal satisfaction."

Another day is the biggest waste of time and money, while paying to cause yourself anger and frustration.

Score and pace of play are the only differences.
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Posted 21 June 2018 - 11:48 AM

18 f*cking times.

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Posted 21 June 2018 - 12:16 PM

Keeps me striving and sharp.

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Posted 21 June 2018 - 12:27 PM

Golf is like riding a mehanical bull of emotion wherein one can experience the highest of highs and lowest of lows in as little as 15 minutes.

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Posted 21 June 2018 - 01:07 PM

Golf is a condition that overlaps with Tourette's Syndrome, various neuroses and obsessive compulsive disorders, with periodic bouts of irrational elation and despair.

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Posted 21 June 2018 - 01:09 PM

f*** this.

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#29 joeplus2

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Posted 21 June 2018 - 02:05 PM

"Can't talk right now babe, I'm on the course"

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#30 Skaffa77

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Posted 21 June 2018 - 02:08 PM

"Golf requires goofy pants and a fat a$$." - Happy Gilmore


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