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6 hours ago, lewislaudrup said:

Well decided to leave Aberdour golf club. Thinking of joining Leven links my only concern would be with over a thousand members it might be hard getting tee times so not worth the money.

Leven is a nice course, always enjoyed playing it in the past.

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Played Pitreavie there.  Cracking course Dr McKenzie design who done Augusta, can see similar greens to augusta(not as big)  Hard, windy conditons shot a 83 with 4 double dogeys. 2 under ny handicap.

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Played the Kings course yesterday, what a magnificent golf course but that fucking third hole messes with my head

 

Third time this year on the course third I have been destroyed on that hole. 

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4 of us playing craigielaw down east Lothian way end of month. Anyone played it?

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47 minutes ago, Skelf said:

4 of us playing craigielaw down east Lothian way end of month. Anyone played it?

Cracking track, your in for an enjoyable day

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Winter league starts tomorrow. Genuinely looking forward to some winter golf. 

Think it’ll be good to get back out after a 3 week break and play again.

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seasons finished

Not playing the winter league this year as I want to start going to more football. 

I wont miss it

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Played Saturday, greens had been graded so very difficult. Shot 71 nett so another buffer. Started the season at 5.7, finished at 5.6 only had 9 counting scores though. 

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15 hours ago, cushynumber said:

seasons finished

Not playing the winter league this year as I want to start going to more football. 

I wont miss it

C’mon you, play golf.

Played yesterday morning, winter league week 1. Blasted scratch 74 so I’ll be back next week.

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What putter does everyone use? 

Any recommendations? 

Only club in my bag that's in serious need of an upgrade. 

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38 minutes ago, Rum Ham said:

What putter does everyone use? 

Any recommendations? 

Only club in my bag that's in serious need of an upgrade. 

Think if you go back few pages there was this same question and postings mate 👍

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9 hours ago, bigsasasfloopyhair said:

Just had email that I won week 1 of the winter league on Sunday.

Happy Days.

How does your winter league work ? 

Ours is stableford but just got announced today that we have an extra medal added on a week on Saturday our closing day this Saturday. 

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6 hours ago, RFC RYAN said:

How does your winter league work ? 

Ours is stableford but just got announced today that we have an extra medal added on a week on Saturday our closing day this Saturday. 

Yeah mate same. Stableford and everyone starts on 3/4 of your handicap and then over the winter only reductions are made, .1 for any scores over 36 and .2 for any scores over 40.

I had 38 points on Sunday so cut .1.

We also run an order of merit so you have a prize to play for at end of season.

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2 hours ago, bigsasasfloopyhair said:

Yeah mate same. Stableford and everyone starts on 3/4 of your handicap and then over the winter only reductions are made, .1 for any scores over 36 and .2 for any scores over 40.

I had 38 points on Sunday so cut .1.

We also run an order of merit so you have a prize to play for at end of season.

Aye we are stableford but it just goes with points each week how much you get cut can play Saturday or Sunday which is good for football but our course shortened so much and we don’t have a winter card so the points are through the roof we are 3/4 as well. Think it’s 6 best scores over the winter go towards the winter league table overall the prizes are really good. 

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1 hour ago, RFC RYAN said:

Aye we are stableford but it just goes with points each week how much you get cut can play Saturday or Sunday which is good for football but our course shortened so much and we don’t have a winter card so the points are through the roof we are 3/4 as well. Think it’s 6 best scores over the winter go towards the winter league table overall the prizes are really good. 

Aye we are pretty much the same mate.

Shorter lay out but we play off the longest tees available sonon Saturday prob still had around 12 whites still out, but it’ll come when the course is short.

The order of merit is good as gives people a challenge and something to keep playing for.

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Anyone remember Steven O’hara that played on the European tour originally came from my course his brother is playing in the British masters this week he’s level par after round 1 @bigsasasfloopyhair sure you said you knew him/ played against him at junior level 

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3 minutes ago, RFC RYAN said:

Anyone remember Steven O’hara that played on the European tour originally came from my course his brother is playing in the British masters this week he’s level par after round 1 @bigsasasfloopyhair sure you said you knew him/ played against him at junior level 

Yeah I know Steven. He was a fantastic player. Last time we spoke he had just came off tour. 

I remember playing a practice round at Dunbar for the Scottish boys and watching this guy in group ahead hit the ball so cleanly, that was Steven. You could just tell he was a player.

Putting was always his downfall.

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25 minutes ago, bigsasasfloopyhair said:

Yeah I know Steven. He was a fantastic player. Last time we spoke he had just came off tour. 

I remember playing a practice round at Dunbar for the Scottish boys and watching this guy in group ahead hit the ball so cleanly, that was Steven. You could just tell he was a player.

Putting was always his downfall.

Yeah when he was on tour he was near the top in GIR and fairways hit but his putting let him down. I actually seen Paul on the chipping area on Saturday there when I was playing the medal. Think their dad still holds a handicap of 7-8 doesn’t hit the ball far but gets up and down 8-9 times out of 10 from inside 100 yards. 

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Week 2 of the winter sweep and only 30 Stableford points, so pretty poor.

However a flushed 3 iron down the last (par 3) at Lanark to 3 inches will see me back next week. 

Never had a hole in one and by fuck was this close. Genuinely think I’d have jizzed ma pants!!! 

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On 14/10/2018 at 16:20, bigsasasfloopyhair said:

Week 2 of the winter sweep and only 30 Stableford points, so pretty poor.

However a flushed 3 iron down the last (par 3) at Lanark to 3 inches will see me back next week. 

Never had a hole in one and by fuck was this close. Genuinely think I’d have jizzed ma pants!!! 

Sold myself short, actually scored 33 points so not as bad.

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