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#3726 Siberian Snooper

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Posted 31 May 2018 - 12:11

Not a lot of movement in two months :(
Must be new timetables.....


Gordon is probably spoiling a good walk, by batting a small white ball into the distance and then chasing after it.



#3727 sixoh8sixoh

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Posted 31 May 2018 - 12:56

Gordon is probably spoiling a good walk, by batting a small white ball into the distance and then chasing after it.


I’ve tried that before. Definitely didn’t reach the distance. I was lucky if I hit it into the foreground...

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#3728 BoD

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Posted 31 May 2018 - 22:37

That seems sensible.
Means you don't have as far to walk...
...or am I missing something.
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#3729 Regularity

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Posted 31 May 2018 - 23:34

That seems sensible.
Means you don't have as far to walk...
...or am I missing something.

The green, per chance?
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#3730 polybear

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Posted 01 June 2018 - 06:52

Gordon is probably spoiling a good walk, by batting a small white ball into the distance and then chasing after it.

 

Why?


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#3731 gordon s

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 20:43

.....because it's a wonderful game that gets me out, keeps me fit and sometimes is enjoyable.....unlike the pain of building a layout....:-)

 

This won't mean anything to non golfers, but just about sums up the game. Played in our 36 hole Club Championship for Seniors which is spread over two weeks.  Shot a net 65 (5 under) in the first round and was leading by two shots.  Last Monday I go out for the second round and all was going well until the 3rd when I took 12..... :o

 

Suicidal coming off the green, but managed to get myself back together and came in with net 72 with a 12 on my card.

 

137 for the two rounds and lost the bloody thing by one......

 

Pass me that soldering iron.  Golf stinks...... :D

 

Fear not, it's my summer sabbatical from modelling and work will resume once the weather breaks.

 

Lovely to know you've missed me... :drink_mini:


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#3732 Regularity

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 21:13

I am not a golfer, but I once worked for one and he explained things like handicaps and hole ratings to me. Quite sophisticated, I thought.

I must say I am impressed by your performance, and it’s a great shame about the second hole 3, but your recovery was immense and I can understand your frustration at having come second by one. That one hole apart, you must have really been on form!

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#3733 martin_wynne

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 21:24

I am not a golfer

 

Nor me. I can't help feeling that if they dug a few more holes, there'd be a better chance of getting the ball to go down one.


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#3734 sixoh8sixoh

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 21:31

Nor me. I can't help feeling that if they dug a few more holes, there'd be a better chance of getting the ball to go down one.


They did, but then they called it snooker!
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#3735 hayfield

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 08:31

The last 

 

.....because it's a wonderful game that gets me out, keeps me fit and sometimes is enjoyable.....unlike the pain of building a layout....:-)

 

This won't mean anything to non golfers, but just about sums up the game. Played in our 36 hole Club Championship for Seniors which is spread over two weeks.  Shot a net 65 (5 under) in the first round and was leading by two shots.  Last Monday I go out for the second round and all was going well until the 3rd when I took 12..... :o

 

Suicidal coming off the green, but managed to get myself back together and came in with net 72 with a 12 on my card.

 

137 for the two rounds and lost the bloody thing by one......

 

Pass me that soldering iron.  Golf stinks...... :D

 

Fear not, it's my summer sabbatical from modelling and work will resume once the weather breaks.

 

Lovely to know you've missed me... :drink_mini:

 

 

My last board competition I played at my first club, I put the ball into the greenside pond on the first. Forgot about the competition and just enjoyed the game, as we were walking off the 18th green my marker said he thought I was in with a chance, won it by 1 shot. Funny old game


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Posted 13 June 2018 - 10:00

My wife tells me that there are more things in life than model trains.

 

At least I think that's what she said.  I wasn't listening.


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#3737 coachmann

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 10:50

Golf is something I do not play, but I got my lads into it! How?  One came home from school with a golf iron in the early 1970's, so I sank tins in the garden on slopes and everywhere so when they came home from school one afternoon, I said "Lets see you pot balls".  From little acorns to becoming very proficient in Abergele Golf club competitions. Grandson Jamie also took it up and is a pro. He is off to Yanky soon. Golf a fine way of keeping fit especially in old age.


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#3738 Barry O

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 11:18

we supplied the British Army tank crews with lots of golf balls prior to Gulf War 1. They asked for desert camouflaged ones.......

 

nuff said!

 

Baz


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#3739 agt613

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 15:40

My wife tells me that there are more things in life than model trains.

 

At least I think that's what she said.  I wasn't listening.

Surely not! Graham


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#3740 Tom D

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 21:21

I am not much of a golfer, but I always remember the advice of someone who played the game with passion and skill, he said.....................It's not the length that will kill you...it's the width  :no:  :no:  :no:



#3741 FJ1701

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Posted 16 June 2018 - 21:40

I haven't played golf yet but I guess it's a good way to start retirement early  :jester:














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