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    25 degree hybrid

    I have a 30 degree hybrid, a very useful club, not tried it out of fairway bunkers, maybe I should give it a go
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    Lift, Clean And Place

    We have gone onto mats at my place and I feel it makes the game a lot easier, especially when coupled with soft greens so that the ball tends not to bounce much, I scored 27 points in our 12 hole comp today. That said I am more than happy to play the ball as it lies during the summer and don't...
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    My Favourite Band and Why

    Over the years I had several favourite bands, one of my first ones was Love, they were very innovative and their album Forever Changes is still my favourite album.
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    10 Most Influential Women Golfers?

    Surprised no-one has mentioned Mickey Walker
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    Are You A Potential Bandit?

    PBR 9.0 - 6.0 =3.0 IR 10.4 - 6.0 = 4.4 not sure what that means but when that 6.0 comes off in a couple of rounds those figures will look very different
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    Stones in the Bunker

    we have a large rock on our 9th hole, the hole is named after it...Giant Stone. It is even mentioned on old OS maps from before the course was built. Our bunkers thankfully are pretty stone free.
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    I played today and..(Rolling) -originally created by JohnnyDee

    We had our 12 hole closing competition, I didnt play as well as I have been doing recently but unusually for me I holes 5 or 6 decent putts so my score looked a lot better than played. One day i will putt like that while playing well too (hopefully)
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    I played today and..(Rolling) -originally created by JohnnyDee

    Played in an Open today, parred 7 of the first 8 holes but then annoyingly messed up 3 par 5s after being in good position after 2 shots on each of them. Very simlar to Monday when I parred 6 on the front nine then messed up 3 par 5s on the back.
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    Playing in Simultaneous Competitions

    I assume it refers to where The OP said the Stag who played the course first set a "new par" against which a bogey comp was played
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    Team Competitiom Query

    I know in Lancashire comps you can only play for your home club
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    Does 14.45 become 14 or 15

    it seems someone rounded 14.45 to 14.5 and then to 15, it happened at our place but it got fixed
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    Whs exceptional score

    The handicap committee should not be changing peoples handicaps on the fly, meetings every 6 or 12 months are sufficient. The new system is an average based one, let it do its work.
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    I played today and..(Rolling) -originally created by JohnnyDee

    played in a couple of end of season team opens this week, yesterday at my own course, I played really well apart from one hole and had 26 points after the 12 holes we played. Started in a similar vein today at Haydock Park with a couple of pars and a birdie in the first 5 holes but then was far...
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    Tee time availability…. Is it a geographical issue?

    We can book 14 days in advance
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    Elevated tees

    I was thinking back on yesterdays round where I started pulling my usual straight drives and I realised that it particularly happened on holes with elevated tees. Is there any reason that that could be the cause? or is it just that being high up exaggerates the poor shot?
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    I played today and..(Rolling) -originally created by JohnnyDee

    Could be, but normally a players handicap just shows as pending until they have 3 cards in
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    I played today and..(Rolling) -originally created by JohnnyDee

    Lancs senior ladies championship at Formby Ladies today, postponed from May. I have been in good form so was optimistic on the first tee and it was well founded as I parred the first four holes, followed by a bogey on a nasty little par 3, and then on the 6th tee I badly pulled my drive into...
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    I played today and..(Rolling) -originally created by JohnnyDee

    Only 2 scores in his handicap record, that doesnt sound right.
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    I played today and..(Rolling) -originally created by JohnnyDee

    Glad you enjoyed my place :)
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    I played today and..(Rolling) -originally created by JohnnyDee

    I should have had my best score ever today, I certainly played well enough sadly once again my putting let me down, 4 three putts and another couple of putting misses after chipping close, I did finish 10 over which is bang on handicap but it really should have been several shots less. I just...
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