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How cold is too cold for you?


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#301 ScratchNot

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Posted 28 June 2015 - 12:19 PM

I live in Chicago. My coldest round was on a day with a high of 28. It's surprising how warm, layering and some pocket warmers can keep you.


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#302 vsteel1991

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Posted 28 June 2015 - 12:22 PM

i have played around 30* before, here in ohio sometimes 30* can feel pretty warm lol but in that scenario i play an older set of clubs

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Posted 29 June 2015 - 11:54 AM

I live in NW Florida.  It's hilarious to hear people's misconceptions regarding the temperature here.  

Our normal Jan & Feb weather is 40°, overcast, N wind, & humid.  Put these factors together and you simply can't layer up enough to swing a club.  Sure, 40° by itself isn't crazy cold.  Heck, I've been comfortable on top of a mountain at 0°.  But, and it's a huge but, it was sunny as heck, no wind, and the driest air imaginable.  Our cold is damp.  It gets into your bones.  Then the N wind brings a chill with it to numb your extremities.  And there is no sun to help.  It's bleak, as far as golf goes.

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Posted 29 June 2015 - 07:06 PM

although i live in the tropics and don't really have any real cold days ii think i can play in any weather we have as long as there is no heavy rain or thunder....

coldest i've tried locally is probably low to mid 40s F up in a mountain course during dec/jan...

i've played in over 100 degree weather--and 100% humidity--several times and as long as you keep in the shade as much as possible(we have umbrella girls!) and drink lots of water it's ok..

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Posted 29 June 2015 - 07:19 PM

In Melb we can get some cold weather and some colder winds as well!

I have played in -2* C (28.4*F) to start and warmed up too 10*C (50*F). Others have played in 0*C and warmed up too 12*C.

Cold is individual. I can play in cold winds or cold days. Rain etc. I guess the only 2 times would be Heavy Hail and Thunderstorms.

I absolutely detest cold weather and can think of nothing worse! But I am up for playing Golf in it as I guess you stay warm during the round more so than sitting around doing nothing!

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Posted 02 July 2015 - 02:45 PM

Depends if windy or not. 40's




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