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#1 monty09

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 12:38 AM

When people find out I golf they always brag about how good they are. 90% of the time they are 5-10 strokes worse.

Why not just say about 100 and surprise everyone

I laugh but why not just let your game speak for itself



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Posted 02 December 2012 - 12:40 AM

never off the course. On the course i have been known to pimp walk around when i hole out from off the green or do something crazy.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 12:43 AM

View Post1fairway2another, on 02 December 2012 - 12:40 AM, said:

never off the course. On the course i have been known to pimp walk around when i hole out from off the green or do something crazy.

That's a given. You hole out and you can prime time it all you want. You earned it

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 12:44 AM

I think often times people brag as an attem

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 12:47 AM

Often times people want you to know they are serious about golf or letting you know they love it ..  Not just in golf but in life we often think we are better than we really are or better than our past results have shown .. Often times this comes across as bragging ..


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Posted 02 December 2012 - 12:49 AM

No. Just not into it. On or off the course.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 12:51 AM

View Postsaltrunner, on 02 December 2012 - 12:47 AM, said:

Often times people want you to know they are serious about golf or letting you know they love it ..  Not just in golf but in life we often think we are better than we really are or better than our past results have shown .. Often times this comes across as bragging ..

I love golf as well. I lean on underselling

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 02:19 AM

"Yeah, I'm kiiiiind of a big deal."

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 02:46 AM

I'm a very low handicap golfer, self made millionaire, corporate titan, and I enjoy yachting, combat shooting and ice climbing on the weekends when I'm not at one of my exclusive private country clubs that you couldn't afford, and even if you could they still wouldn't let you in.

So in conclusion, my milkshake brings all the boys to the yard, and their life is better than yours, damn right, it's better than yours, I could teach you but I'd have to charge.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 03:24 AM

View PostThrillhouse, on 02 December 2012 - 02:46 AM, said:

I'm a very low handicap golfer, self made millionaire, corporate titan, and I enjoy yachting, combat shooting and ice climbing on the weekends when I'm not at one of my exclusive private country clubs that you couldn't afford, and even if you could they still wouldn't let you in.

So in conclusion, my milkshake brings all the boys to the yard, and their life is better than yours, damn right, it's better than yours, I could teach you but I'd have to charge.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:56 AM

Nope, it is poor form.

BTW, I had an Ace yesterday. 126 yrd par 3 with my Volkey 51*. (yes really)

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 07:07 AM

This is the most annoying thing about golf for me. I could literally moan all day

My girlfriend works in a pro shop so I see a lot of people come in and out and talk to her about their round. You'd think they were all tiger woods the way they go on. I work very hard on my game and practice hard everyday. I'd never If someone asked me if I was any good say yeah I'm a good golfer. I'm a 15 hcap for f##k sake. I find the people that are all talk are the ones that can't break 100. I've never met a scratch golfer who would go on about how good they are. I actually avoid my club on the weekends as weekend warriors frustrate me so much. They say 'yeah I can hit a ball' then shank 20 in a row on the range.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 07:13 AM

Line up all the golfers who have NEVER, EVER bragged once in their lives, regardless of handicap, and you couldn't make a foursome.

Some are just worse than others.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 07:59 AM

View PostThrillhouse, on 02 December 2012 - 02:46 AM, said:

I'm a very low handicap golfer, self made millionaire, corporate titan, and I enjoy yachting, combat shooting and ice climbing on the weekends when I'm not at one of my exclusive private country clubs that you couldn't afford, and even if you could they still wouldn't let you in.

So in conclusion, my milkshake brings all the boys to the yard, and their life is better than yours, damn right, it's better than yours, I could teach you but I'd have to charge.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 08:10 AM

Meh, no bragging here. When I meet someone who is a "self proclaimed good golfer" I smile nicely nod my head and let them say their peace. I have found that this is a good approach in avoiding the "good" golfer from pulling out his tour issue tape measure to see who has a bigger club. ;)

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 09:03 AM

View PostThrillhouse, on 02 December 2012 - 02:46 AM, said:

I'm a very low handicap golfer, self made millionaire, corporate titan, and I enjoy yachting, combat shooting and ice climbing on the weekends when I'm not at one of my exclusive private country clubs that you couldn't afford, and even if you could they still wouldn't let you in.

So in conclusion, my milkshake brings all the boys to the yard, and their life is better than yours, damn right, it's better than yours, I could teach you but I'd have to charge.

That's nothing. My family owns the patent on water. Yup H2 effing O.

Oprah does my laundry. Michael Jordan cuts my grass. You know how frivolous I am? I drive my hummer to the end of my driveway just to get the mail, and thats all i use it for.

I got 6 stock brokers, 14 doctors, 2 lawyers, 17 accountants, and 8 other lawyers to watch the first 2 lawyers. You know how rich I am? You know how much credit I got? I threw away all my platinum cards and I got a uranium card.

I drive a rolls royce pickup truck. I got the penthouse with the helicopter pad on the roof and snipers in the other building to make sure no one steals my helicopter.

Donald trump delivers my newspaper in the morning and I dont even tip him.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 09:05 AM

View PostLlortamaisey, on 02 December 2012 - 09:03 AM, said:

View PostThrillhouse, on 02 December 2012 - 02:46 AM, said:

I'm a very low handicap golfer, self made millionaire, corporate titan, and I enjoy yachting, combat shooting and ice climbing on the weekends when I'm not at one of my exclusive private country clubs that you couldn't afford, and even if you could they still wouldn't let you in.

So in conclusion, my milkshake brings all the boys to the yard, and their life is better than yours, damn right, it's better than yours, I could teach you but I'd have to charge.

That's nothing. My family owns the patent on water. Yup H2 effing O.

Oprah does my laundry. Michael Jordan cuts my grass. You know how frivolous I am? I drive my hummer to the end of my driveway just to get the mail, and thats all i use it for.

I got 6 stock brokers, 14 doctors, 2 lawyers, 17 accountants, and 8 other lawyers to watch the first 2 lawyers. You know how rich I am? You know how much credit I got? I threw away all my platinum cards and I got a uranium card.

I drive a rolls royce pickup truck. I got the penthouse with the helicopter pad on the roof and snipers in the other building to make sure no one steals my helicopter.

Donald trump delivers my newspaper in the morning and I dont even tip him.
Is MJ allowed to wear cargo shorts when he does so?

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 09:08 AM

View PostSean2, on 02 December 2012 - 09:05 AM, said:

Is MJ allowed to wear cargo shorts when he does so?

Ha!.... No, he cuts the grass in his Bulls uniform.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 10:00 AM

View PostLlortamaisey, on 02 December 2012 - 09:08 AM, said:

View PostSean2, on 02 December 2012 - 09:05 AM, said:

Is MJ allowed to wear cargo shorts when he does so?
Lol

Ha!.... No, he cuts the grass in his Bulls uniform.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 10:25 AM

And if he does a poor job, the next week he has to do it in a Wizards uniform.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 10:48 AM

View PostThrillhouse, on 02 December 2012 - 02:46 AM, said:

I'm a very low handicap golfer, self made millionaire, corporate titan, and I enjoy yachting, combat shooting and ice climbing on the weekends when I'm not at one of my exclusive private country clubs that you couldn't afford, and even if you could they still wouldn't let you in.

So in conclusion, my milkshake brings all the boys to the yard, and their life is better than yours, damn right, it's better than yours, I could teach you but I'd have to charge.

You forgot to mention your special ops training, master martial arts skills, several PHD's, your fine collection of Cuban cigars, and of course your hot wife who is the envy of all men..... but why start bragging now?

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 11:01 AM

I brag....about things I'm really good at.

Golf is NOT one of them.  I brag about how much fun I have at it maybe...most people like to play with me, I think.
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Posted 02 December 2012 - 11:07 AM

Not about my golf game, but about the things the chicks dig:

My calculus skills
My nun chuck skills
My cross stiching skills
My ability to make the sickest pb and j sammich in the 7 collar counties

So I guess I do brag.



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Posted 02 December 2012 - 11:45 AM

View PostWaterboy, on 02 December 2012 - 11:07 AM, said:

Not about my golf game, but about the things the chicks dig:

My calculus skills
My nun chuck skills
My cross stiching skills
My ability to make the sickest pb and j sammich in the 7 collar counties

So I guess I do brag.
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Posted 02 December 2012 - 12:03 PM

View PostWaterboy, on 02 December 2012 - 11:07 AM, said:

Not about my golf game, but about the things the chicks dig:

My calculus skills
My nun chuck skills
My cross stiching skills
My ability to make the sickest pb and j sammich in the 7 collar counties

So I guess I do brag.

You forgot your bow hunting skills, computer hacking skills... Girls only want boyfriends who have great skills.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 12:19 PM

View PostKYMAR, on 02 December 2012 - 10:25 AM, said:

And if he does a poor job, the next week he has to do it in a Wizards uniform.

One time he ruined the hedges so I made him wear a Birmingham Barons #45 uniform.

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 12:20 PM

I try not to so I can avoid jinxing myself. However, there are times when I get one of my 3 GIRs per round when I will offer an autograph to my playing partners.
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Posted 02 December 2012 - 12:43 PM

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Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:29 PM

Brag, no....answer questions honestly, yes

Just as annoying as bragging is the guy who is a +2 and says he isn't good. Just so someone will chime in and say "what are you talking about, you're awesome!"

That is the proxy brag. I hate braggers by proxy just as much as braggers

If someone asks me if i am good at golf, i'll tell them yes. That is not bragging
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Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:31 PM

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