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Do you wear a watch?


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Poll: Do you wear a watch or any other jewellery on your wrist while playing? (1218 member(s) have cast votes)

Do you wear a watch or any other jewellery on your wrist while playing?

  1. Yes (388 votes [31.86%])

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  2. No (830 votes [68.14%])

    Percentage of vote: 68.14%

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#31 Edetc

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Posted 05 January 2007 - 05:39 PM

I don't wear my watch when I'm playing, I don't like the feel with the glove


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Posted 05 January 2007 - 08:52 PM

Since I bought my Suunto G6 Pro I never take it off
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#33 tarheel

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Posted 07 January 2007 - 11:05 AM

no watch when playing. and then 3 years ago i stopped wearing a watch altogether ... most liberating. in its place is the analaog (digital) clock on the cellphone.

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Posted 07 January 2007 - 12:07 PM

never crosses my mind except when putting my glove on, have to make sure it's not slid up under it.  After that it feels strange not to have it on.

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Posted 07 January 2007 - 12:07 PM

I wear my watch 24/7, as well as my livestrong. Interesting to note that Phil Mickelson wears a watch when he plays golf. He started wearing a watch when he was playing in junior golf tournaments. He said that if he watched other kids swings it would mess up his rhythm. So while they were swinging he would look at his watch. I don't think he looks at his watch anymore, but he still wears his watch.

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#36 Turnin-Pro-2moro

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Posted 07 January 2007 - 01:07 PM

personally i can never wear a watch wen im playin because i feel it restricts me from swinging properly... but dats just a personal choice.....

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Posted 07 January 2007 - 05:56 PM

wearing a watch while playing is just not comfortable to me. The only thing i wear while playing golf is a trion:z.

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#38 Steve_FLA

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Posted 07 January 2007 - 06:12 PM

I don't even wear my wedding ring!  I take it off before the round and try to remember to put it back on before I get home to the misses.  :)

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#39 MrParr1Noid

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Posted 07 January 2007 - 06:20 PM

I always wear a watch, have the Timex digital with the sweep second hand one. :)   My question to those who don't wear a watch while playing.....How do you know whether you are playing a 4 1/2 hour round or a 5 hour round?? :)
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#40 tarheel

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Posted 08 January 2007 - 08:44 AM

i don't wear my wedding ring as well. and then i stopped wearing it altogether (in case i forget and leave it in a bag or lose it). my wife gave up trying to get me to wear it.


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#41 MBurritt

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Posted 08 January 2007 - 10:35 PM

can't do it...throws me right off

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#42 Merlin_T

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Posted 09 January 2007 - 12:02 AM

I stopped to wear a watch maybe 2-3 years ago:  it was always stuck in my shirtsleeves when I wanted to watch it!  I'm also using my cell phone to check the time.  But I got one sticked with my new Daytek golf bag :)

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#43 The Derkness

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Posted 09 January 2007 - 04:47 AM

View PostTourPro, on Jan 3 2007, 04:45 PM, said:

I usually wear it during warm up and on the putting green then take it off and put it in the bag at the first tee.


Same here.
I wear my watch loose, so if I have it on when I'm playin it'll slide around.
So it goes in the valuables pocket along with the keys, phone, and what ever else I put in there
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Posted 09 January 2007 - 02:36 PM

I have a watch that clips on to the bag if I need to know the time.

No wristwatch while playing.
No wedding ring.
No thumb ring.
No chain with man symbol pendant.
No jewel encrusted dog tags.

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#45 dmboak

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Posted 09 January 2007 - 02:43 PM

I've never worn a watch before...ever.


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#46 Jayhawk

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Posted 09 January 2007 - 03:39 PM

In order to tell time, I keep my cell phone in my jeans pocket while on the golf course.

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Posted 09 January 2007 - 04:09 PM

I cannot wear a watch while golfing.  Far too distracting to me.

My golf buddy (wrx member MPH) gave me a unique little device that tells time and also monitors UV ratings from the sun.  It's a great gadget that clips onto a golf bag.

In fact, a user can enter skin type and hair color and the SPF of the the sunscreen you're wearing to form an equation that determines a safe amount of time to spend in the sun, or the optimum time to reapply sunscreen.  It even has an alarm to let you know when the outdoor UV levels are changing (i.e. - going from cloudy to sunnier conditions) or when you're likely to start burning.

I simply enter my skin type (fair skin, freckles) and hair color (red) and the SPF of the sunscreen (15).  I then enter the approximate time I will spend outdoors (four hours for a round of golf on a muni course).  After the gadget does some initial calculations, it begins to emit a loud "beep" about every 3 minutes, letting me know that I'm a complete and utter idiot for even being in the sun and that I'm burning to a crisp.  :crazy:  I've learned to ignore it, but my playing partners find it distracting during their backswing.  teehee.

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#48 WhereDidMyShoesGo

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Posted 09 January 2007 - 04:23 PM

I just wear a stopwatch so I can time my tempo..I cant tell if its getting fast unless I time it.

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Posted 10 January 2007 - 12:04 AM

Ya I always wear my tag heurer  TW edition I got as a college graduation present

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Posted 12 January 2007 - 09:37 AM

YOW, I wear 2 platinum rolex, and 2 kilograms of shaggy's golden wristband. :P


With or without, I cannot feel the difference :crazy:


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#51 RIDEamountain

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Posted 13 January 2007 - 01:51 AM

BIG watch nut here.  I have always worn one while playing and it's never bothered me one bit.  And I typically play with my Panerai...and that is HUGE.  But again, it does not effect me one bit.

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Posted 13 January 2007 - 02:50 AM

I tried to wear a watch while I was golfing before.  Made a bad swing and it left a nasty gouge in my fore arm.

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Posted 13 January 2007 - 11:18 AM

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Do you wear a watch when playing, or am I just odd?

Yeah you are a bit odd!!!!

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Posted 13 January 2007 - 12:04 PM

View Postmcbush25, on Jan 3 2007, 01:29 PM, said:

I can't wear my watch when I play.  The only thing on my wrists when I play is my Trion:z bracelets.

C.J.


I am the same way, although i do not wear a watch much in my normal daily life, but i do however wear my Trion Z's all day ever day.

I could never play golf with a watch on.

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Posted 13 January 2007 - 12:52 PM

just cant wear it, it slides around every where on my skinny wrists.

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Posted 16 January 2007 - 01:33 AM

I can't wear my watch, it's too big and cumbersome and would move around too much on my wrist.

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Posted 17 January 2007 - 05:36 PM

All the ho's wear the new TM "SuperQuartz" watch which is of course only available in black for now.   It features MWT which stands for "Matching Watch Time" according to the TM Rep I spoke with.  

Like the Driver it was named for the SuperQuartz also features eMOI which was not specifically defined by the TM Rep I spoke with, but it most likely means every Month Old Inventory.  

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Posted 17 January 2007 - 10:35 PM

i play with my watch on...i CANT play without it...and it has to be a heavier watch too. gaming watch Swatch Irony Stainless steel chrono...everyday watch, Explorer 2, or Bell&Ross military...non chrono, AP Annual Calender...
I'm a bit of a watch ho and collector

even when i played competitive tennis i had to wear my watch...tossing the ball with my left hand with the watch on always felt more control...i know thats weird...makes me weird

its like counter balance

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Posted 17 January 2007 - 10:42 PM

I tried a couple of times, but my Cartier Roadster is huge on my wrist and gets in the way...it seems.  I like the feeling of no watch for golf.
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Posted 06 February 2007 - 08:25 PM

Omega Constellation on the left(midsize) and Trion z on the right!


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