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The Golf Snob – Part 2

The Golf Snob – Part 2

Now I mentioned previously how my wife had referred to me as ‘The Golf Snob’, this got me thinking about the debate of what golfers should be allowed to wear on the course. How dress regulations were driving people away.

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The Golf Snob

The Golf Snob

I’ve been called many things before, but being called a golf snob caught me a little off guard. This is probably the furthest thing from what I would consider myself, but the comment was out there, not going away, so I had to sit back and really think about it.

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Living with Lessons

Living with Lessons

Those who have been following my quest for quite some time, might remember a goal I set to reach a single figure handicap. It has been time to review this after a few years, mainly so I can enjoy playing the Australian Top 100 golf courses a lot more.

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Aussie Golf Quest Update August 2015

Aussie Golf Quest Update August 2015

As of this week I have played 65 of the Australian Golf Digest Top 100 golf courses. The aim for this year is still to reach 75, with some planning currently in the process, but this may even be exceeded.

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The Big Miss

The Big Miss

I’ve finally come to terms with what I call “The Big Miss’: It’s not only a great book by Hank Haney, but an experience I had a few years ago.

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Top 100 Course Played

Newcastle Golf Club

Newcastle Golf Club

Playing the second leg of my weekend away, took me to a Top 100 course which can only be described as a hidden gem. A friend I had played with at NSW mentioned Newcastle Golf Club was just as good if not better than his home club. It certainly gives it some competition.

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Bethpage State Park Black Course

Bethpage State Park Black Course

Bethpage Black – Former host to two US Opens, site of The Barclays in the 2012 Fed Ex Cup, future site for the PGA Championship and a public course to boot. On my bucket list, so without hesitation I found myself teeing up on this Top 100 golf course.

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Elanora Country Club

Elanora Country Club

Elanora Country Club, located high in the hills along the Northern Beaches of Sydney, was one of only two clubs left for me to play in my former home town. It turned out to be a gem.

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RACV Healesville Country Club

RACV Healesville Country Club

An opportunity arose to play RACV Healesville Country Club, which is part of RACV Club in Melbourne. My friend James and I decided this would be a course worth visiting so off we ventured into the countryside.

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The Links Kennedy Bay

The Links Kennedy Bay

The Links Kennedy Bay would have to be one of the best seaside links in Australia. Certainly giving a feel as if you were in the United Kingdom playing on some of the older courses in the World.

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