#Golfchat

GolfChat

#GolfChat is for golfers from all over who want to connect and share their joy for the sport.

Every Tuesday from 10AM-11AM PST and 5PM-6PM PST follow along by typing #GolfChat into Twitter search and adding #GolfChat to your tweets.

Learn more about how to join in, How to Participate in #GolfChat.


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Gadget #Golfchat

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PGA Merchandise, schmerchandise… everyone knows the biggest show in town is #Golfchat!

So this week, the USGA’s Mike Davis entered the distance debate, saying it isn’t good for golf. John Rahm can supplant DJ for #1 if he wins at Torrey Pines. Tiger’s playing and everyone’s on back and glute-watch. Plus, what are the favourite 5 courses you’ve played?

What does #Golfchat think?

Tee off with your opinions! Only on #Golfchat.  5 PM PST (click this link to get your local time)

This Week’s #Golfchat Questions

#Q1 from @realGolfchat – What’s getting you excited this week? #hopefullysomethingtodowithgolf

#Q2 from @USGA – Mike Davis – “…we do not think increased distance is good for the game.” What does #Golfchat think?

#Q3 from @USGA – Do you think reducing some tournaments’ length to less than 18 holes will help to increase participation?

#Q4 from @ericpeytongolf – What are the top 5 courses you’ve played?

#Q5 from @PGAshow – Do you like golf gadgets? What’s your favorite?

#Q6 from @realGolfchat – GPS vs. Laser? Everyone pick a side and start shooting!

Tips for good #Golfchat:

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#Golfchat of Champions

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Okay so all that holiday nonsense is past us and it’s time to get into the real thing.

Dustin Johnson kept Dustin Johnsoning on at Kapalua, fanning the flames of the ball debate. Rickie got tongues wagging without wearing orange and Tiger has released his schedule for 2018.

Tee off with your opinions! Only on #Golfchat.  5 PM PST (click this link to get your local time)

This Week’s #Golfchat Questions

#Q1 from @realGolfchat – What’s got you going in golf this week?

#Q2 from @realGolfchat – Do we need to roll back the ball?

#Q3 from @realGolfchat – The CONGU system is allowing a 54 handicap index! Discuss.

#Q4 from @z_blair – Would you rather play 1) a course in great shape with an average/below average design…. or 2) an awesome design in average/below average condition?

#Q5 from @shootingyourage – Has anyone here ever tried to qualify for a USGA tournament?

#Q6 from @BrianLeFevre – What are your thoughts on Par 3 courses?

Tips for good #Golfchat:

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Happy New #Golfchat

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Happy new year #Golfchatters!

Last year is like so two days ago…, but #Golfchat is one of those old friends you never leave behind.

Tee off with your opinions! Only on #Golfchat.  5 PM PST (click this link to get your local time)

This Week’s #Golfchat Questions

#Q1 from @realGolfchat – What 2018 golf resolutions have you made?

#Q2 from @KentonDevine7 – What is your #1 problem in golf?

#Q3 from @ZebWelborn – Will you play more or less golf in 2018? Why?

#Q4 from @connectgolf – Where’s your big golf trip in 2018 and why aren’t we invited…?

#Q5 from @realGolfchat – What golf technology are you keen to try this year?

#Q6 from @TheGratefulGolf – How many putters do you own?

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Leftovers #Golfchat

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Christmas is like, so yesterday!

It’s time to park those family arguments until next year and sit down with a big plate of leftovers to talk about stuff that really matters… golf!

Tee off with your opinions! Only on #Golfchat.  5 PM PST (click this link to get your local time)

This Week’s #Golfchat Questions

#Q1 from @realGolfchat – Speaking of food, what’s your go to snack on the golf course?

#Q2 from @realGolfchat – No this isn’t #foodiechat, but what do you like to order in the clubhouse after your round?

#Q3 from @realGolfchat – Did Santa bring you anything golf related? What was it? #picsoritdidnthappen

#Q4 from @PortlandJohn – What are the three things you look for in a golf instructor?

#Q5 from @TheGratefulGolf – What measuring device do you use on the golf course?

#Q6 from @ZebWelborn – I’m so sick of end of year lists… What are your top 3 most annoying things in golf?

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A Very #Golfchat Christmas

 

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It’s Christmas time at #Golfcat… sorry, #Golfchat and we’re not immune to a Santa cat GIF. We know @cencalhack would approve.

Tee off with your opinions! Only on #Golfchat.

This Week’s #Golfchat Questions

#Q1 from @realGolfchat – What was your favorite golf moment of 2017 & why?

#Q2 from @ndougl – What’s the windiest day you’ve ever played golf? When is it too windy?

#Q3 from @ShootingYourAge – How do leagues, golf course supers, etc handle sandbaggers during tournaments?

#Q4 from @TheGraetfulGolf – Tell us your worst 3 putt story!

#Q5 from @catenagolfpro – In tournaments, does your club adjust hcp for players playing from different tees? If not why? #golfchat

#Q6 from @ZebWelborn, @connectgolf & @golfbandwagoner – Happy Christmas from the #Golfchat crew! How are you spending the holidays?

Tips for good #Golfchat:

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Remember #Golfchat is on at 5 PM PST (click this link to get your local time)

 

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#Golfchat Breaks All The Rules

 

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So the USGA has blocked viewer call-ins for rule discretions. Quite unbelievable they accepted them in the first place…

What does #Golfchat think?

This Week’s #Golfchat Questions

#Q1 from @realGolfchat – What’s was the best golf gift you ever received? Pics if you got ’em.

#Q2 from @realGolfchat – No more viewer call ins on rules. What other rules need to be changed? (E.g. the @cencalhack #footwedge)

#Q3 from @realGolfchat – Who’s your favorite golfer of 2017 & why?

#Q4 from @connectgolf – Do you have a registered handicap – with which organization? Or do you manage your own?

#Q5 from @ZebWelborn – Do you bet on golf like me? If so, please help, I need a better system…

#Q6 from @TheGratefulGolf – How often do you replace your golf shoes?

Tips for good #Golfchat:

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Remember #Golfchat is on at 5 PM PST (click this link to get your local time)

 

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#Golfchat Silly Season

It’s the #sillyseason, so #Golfchat joins the party with a little silliness of our own… #Dufnering!

Just take a photo of yourself in your best #dufnering pose and fight for your right to party AND be #Golfchat’s best #duffer.

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I mean, who wouldn’t want that title…? (#dontanswerthat)

This Week’s #Golfchat Questions

#Q1 from @realGolfchat – What’s was the silliest thing you saw in golf this year?

#Q2 from @realGolfchat – Show us your best #dufnering pose (yourself, your dog, your kid, your teddy) & be judged the biggest #Golfchat #duffer

#Q3 from @realGolfchat – Are you blocked by Brandel Chamblee? If yes, how? If not, you’ve still got 40 mins until the end of #Golfchat! @chambleebrandel

#Q4 from @connectgolf – On the subject of @JasonDufner, do you waggle? Why or why not?

#Q5 from @ZebWelborn – Do you carry a hip flask like me? What do you put in it & does it make you play better or worse?

#Q6 from @cencalhack – I break rules all the time, but what’s the one rule of golf you don’t mind breaking?

Tips for good #Golfchat:

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Remember #Golfchat is on at 5 PM PST (click this link to get your local time)

 

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Only 4 #Golfchat Weeks Until Xmas!

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This Week’s #Golfchat Questions

#Q1 from @realGolfchat – What’s was the best thing you saw in golf last week?

#Q2 from @dressergolf – Where do you like to get your lessons? On grass, range mats, simulator etc.?

#Q3 from @TheGratefulGolf – What are people’s thoughts on Tiger’s comeback at his own event?

#Q4 from @connectgolf – What golf gift do you want for Xmas?

#Q5 from @The GratefulGolf – How do you pick what golf balls to play?

#Q6 from @ZebWelborn – What can golf courses do to better focus on you, the golfer?

Tips for good #Golfchat:

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Remember #Golfchat is on at 5 PM PST (click this link to get your local time)

 

 

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Last Minute #Golfchat

Sorry for the last-minute nature of today’s #Golfchat folks. Strange as it may sound, but despite being primarily responsible for blowing up the Internet, we are not full-time disruptive social media experts. Yesterday I was running a fundraising golf day for Fairways so today #Golfchat oragnisation is happening a little later than anticipated.

This Week’s #Golfchat Questions

#Q1 from @realGolfchat – What’s was the best thing you saw in golf last week?

#Q2 from @NoRealSports – What are the top 3 reasons a golf course gets your business?

#Q3 from @TheGratefulGolf – How do you measure distance on the golf course?

#Q4 from @NoRealSports – When you take a golf trip, do you organize it yourself or use a golf travel agent?

#Q5 from @connectgolf – Show us your favorite golf hat. Why is it your favorite?

#Q6 from @ZebWelborn – What’s the coolest thing you’ve seen done at a golf tournament?

Tips for good #Golfchat:

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Remember #Golfchat is on at 5 PM PST (click this link to get your local time)

 

 

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#Golfchat Goes to Potts

Ricky Lee Potts, that is.

This week the most interesting thing in golf is the LPGA CME Group Tour Championship, being held in Naples FL, at the Tiburón Golf Club. Tiburón is a Troon property and the Troon Director of Marketing there is the inimitable Ricky Lee Potts.

Ricky has kindly agreed to be our first ever special guest as we look to expand #Golfchat’s horizons, even temporarily, beyond the latest and greatest cat GIF.

The format for this week will be a little experimental. We’ll ask Ricky to talk a bit about the CME Group Tour Championship, the Tiburón property and his role there. Then we’ll open it up to #Golfchat participants, who will no doubt only ask Ricky intelligent, insightful and cutting-edge questions about the topics at hand.

Of course, being a golf tragic, Ricky will surely be happy to respond to other questions, particularly those relating to his recent visit to the home of golf, St. Andrew’s in Scotland.

Hope to see you all there. Remember #Golfchat is on at 5 PM PST (click this link to get your local time)

Jeremy – @connectgolf

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Zeb Welborn

Last year Zeb Welborn started hosting #GolfChat on Twitter. He is the founder of 19th Hole Media, author of the Social Golf Course, president of Welborn Media, Chairman of the Board of the Chino Valley Chamber of Commerce, and he loves golf. Find out more.

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