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Golf; a good walk spoiled... and a huge waste of time?!

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by N8 v2.0, Feb 22, 2008.

  1. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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  2. moff_quigley

    moff_quigley Why don't you have a seat over there?

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    My wife is thankful that I like to ride bikes instead of play golf. Golf = teh suck.
     
  3. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    Who the **** cares?
     
  4. syadasti

    syadasti i heart mac

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    Huge waste of time/land/resources.
     
  5. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    I was just getting into golf when I got hooked on MTB. I've golfed like four times since (seven years or so).

    I figured riding would be cheaper since I didn't have to pay $50-$75 each time I did it. :rolleyes: I could have golfed once a week for the last seven years and I still would have spent more on the MTB hobby.

    Golfing in company outings is fun. Beats the hell out of being in the office.
     
  6. Quo Fan

    Quo Fan don't make me kick your ass

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    I used to chase little white balls through the woods, got tired of that so I switched to bright orange ball. Got tired of still chasing orange balls through the woods and gave up golf.
     
  7. Dartman

    Dartman Old Bastard Mike

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    I do. Ever since they bulldozed the singletrack near my house for a bull$hit goof course. Plus they've had their eye on some of the most beautiful state parks in Virginia. :disgust1:
     
  8. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    i fugured you would welcome this bit of news.. less crowded single track.

     
  9. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    They obviously haven't seen the friggin lift lines at Mt Snow.
     
  10. N8 v2.0

    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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    well.. this is info is suspect.. i mean from the New York Times and all..

    :twitch:
     
  11. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    Every golfer I've ever met was a fat asshole.

    This means there are more fat assholes on bikes now.


    :(
     
  12. Jim Mac

    Jim Mac MAKE ENDURO GREAT AGAIN

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    Here's one I have never seen before, until last week...I'm in Long Island visiting the in-laws and got out for a ride on a very wet but warm Monday (this past week). The local trails I'm riding run along a golf course that is closed due to the wetness. Anyway, I finish up my ride and some schmantsy fancy dude from NJ pulls up next to me at the trailhead, looking nervous. I load my bike on the roof and see him pop up the trailhead with his GOLF CLUBS. He then hops the fence onto the course!

    Bootleg golf!
     
  13. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    If your state is stupid enough to sell off its parks to developers...don't blame golf, blame greedy legislators and developers.
    Actually, blame whoever you want, I dont care. I was just saying that I dont care about the articles insinuation that fat lazy golfers are now even too fat and lazy to get out and play golf. Or blaming their wives and families or whatever.
     
  14. Sherpa

    Sherpa Basking in fail.

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    Golfing while drinking is one of my favorite sports...
     
  15. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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  16. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    Ficksed
     
  17. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    Playing a crappy public course on the east coast prolly does suck, but Arizona rules when it comes to awesome courses.

     
  18. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    I actually play (I needed PE credits in school) and enjoy it. It's an expensive habit, so I play crappy public courses and often bring my own beer.

    It makes for a nice walk, though.
     
  19. Jim Mac

    Jim Mac MAKE ENDURO GREAT AGAIN

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    That'll revert back to desert after the upcoming Water Wars of 2010-2012.
     
  20. syadasti

    syadasti i heart mac

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  21. BurlyShirley

    BurlyShirley Rex Grossman Will Rise Again

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    Haha, move over stinkyboy, there's a new photoshop sheriff in town!
     
  22. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    Better than golf:


    Stay home and fvck.
     
  23. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    :disgust1:
     
  24. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    Golf is like bowling. The more I golf, the better I drink. The more I drink, the better I golf. Or was it the other way around? The problem isnt golf, its golfers.
    My buddy and I used to play neighborhood golf. Whacking balls (Whack and balls in the same sentence! Bonus points!) across lawns and parkways of our sh*tty little town. Was great, especially when you put one into a window, off some siding or under a car or truck. Plus, it was free...
     
  25. CBJ

    CBJ Turbo Monkey

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    Played from when I was very little and stopped when I developed the fine test for girls and Barcardi. Biking is just so much more fun. Golf is great for business meeting.
     
  26. Jim Mac

    Jim Mac MAKE ENDURO GREAT AGAIN

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    But what happens of you're too drunk to fvck?
     
  27. H8R

    H8R Cranky Pants

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    I don't drink.
     
  28. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    That has never happened. If it has, then your priorities are in disarray.
     
  29. Silver

    Silver find me a tampon

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    About 11 am at an undisclosed location in Palm Springs a few years ago, I had a beautiful nine iron approach into the 15th green. However, the ball just kept on going, and rattled off a balcony of a house 40 yards behind the pin.

    Turns out I had grabbed a six iron instead. Thank God Betty Ford was just around the corner...
     
  30. Jim Mac

    Jim Mac MAKE ENDURO GREAT AGAIN

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    Pvssy! :lighten:
     
  31. giantrider89

    giantrider89 Monkey

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    i didnt know so many people hated golf/golfers......I golf quite a bit.....

    its one good way to be outside in a usually beautiful setting (a golf course)....be with friends (i see golf as a primarily social sport, not so much competitive).....while it can be expensive, it definitely doesn't have to be......just dont let your suckiness get to you and it can be a great time! :banana::thumb:

    9 holes and a good cigar, is one of life's simple pleasures.....:cheers: