#GolfChat 19 May

Photo of Ballyhack Golf Club courtesy of @Back9Ben

THIS WEEK:

Seminole is revealed, counting your rusty rounds, the worst course ever, and more! All this week on #GolfChat, come join us starting at 5:30 PM PST (click this link to get your local time)!

 

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: What has you EXCITED about golf this week? #GolfChat

Q2: @PGALockerRoom asks “Do you consider #TaylorMadeDrivingRelief a success or meh?” What were your takeaways from the weekend’s charity match? #GolfChat

Q3: @ShootingYourAge asks “When coming back from long layoff and re-learning how to play do you post your (bad) scores for handicap purposes or wait until you’re back to your normal game?” #GolfChat

Q4: @taracoates says she’s lost 10 lbs since the lockdowns started and her handicap has gone up 3 shots. “Should I find a new swing or have a donut?” #GolfChat

Q5: @Wallajay wants to know “What’s the worst course you’ve played on and why?” #GolfChat

Q6: @JerryLouLooper asks “What’s the biggest front nine back nine stroke differential you’ve ever witnessed? #GolfChat

#GolfChat POLL: @GolfLRE asks “Who has the oddest swing?”

 

Tips for good #GolfChat:

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2. Retweet the questions to spread the #GolfChat love.
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4. Ask us questions for next week!

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#GolfChat Golf is Back!

Photo courtesy of @XMoralHazardX

THIS WEEK:

Golf returns for many of us, the PGA makes “plans”, we rediscover this thing called “reading books” and we share our guilty pleasures. All that and more, come join us starting at 5:30 PM PST (click this link to get your local time)!

 

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: What has you EXCITED about golf this week? #GolfChat

Q2: @KimKarrick asks “What changes should the PGA consider after play resumes, either temporary or permanent?” #GolfChat

Q3: @XMoralHazardX wants to know “What are people’s favorite golf books that they’ve read?” #GolfChat

Q4: @MikeintheCouv asks “Outside of course data and/scoring, do you use your cell phones on the course for texts, calls (gasp), or other?” #GolfChat

Q5: @BryanTweed16 asks “Who is your golf course architect “guilty pleasure” that you love despite potential scorn from GCA Twitter enthusiasts?” #GolfChat

Q6: @Weatherhack wants to know “If the golf course you’re playing at has the range closed, are you allowing for ‘breakfast balls’ on the first tee?” #GolfChat

#GolfChat POLL: @11Scooby71 “have you been gap-tested by a pro through your whole set of clubs?”

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT to be made at 9:30pm EST, don’t forget!

Tips for good #GolfChat:

1. Follow @realGolfchat and the hashtag #GolfChat.
2. Retweet the questions to spread the #GolfChat love.
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4. Ask us questions for next week!

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#GolfChat Cinco de Golf Hole

Let’s all congratulate @RalphaelEivots on a hole-in-one this week! Way to go, Brad!

THIS WEEK:

Does Tiger really regret running? Would you watch PGA TOUR events with no spectators? PLUS the $25,000,000 question! All coming up tonight at a special time, come join us starting at 5:30 PM PST (click this link to get your local time)!

 

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: What has you hopeful about golf this week? #GolfChat

Q2:  @TigerWoods recently said in an interview that his biggest regret was running too much earlier in his career. @jnesky88 wants to know “how many golfers find this plausible?” #GolfChat

Q3: @JoeEstesPT asks “What are your favorite golf games to play with a threesome/foursome with people you know?” #GolfChat

Q4:  @GolfTravelerBOS asks “What course was an add-on to one of your buddies trip that was a pleasant surprise?” #GolfChat

Q5:  @GolfLRE asks “They just cancelled spectators at the KFT TPC Colorado event. Will you still be as interested to watch events if there are no fans?” #GolfChat

Q6:  @JerryLouLooper wants to know “Would you take $25mil to never play golf again?” #GolfChat

 

#GolfChat POLL: @RaphaelEivots wants to know “Would you rather play in front of another group and feel rushed or play behind a group and wait every shot?” #GolfChat

 

Tips for good #GolfChat:

1. Follow @realGolfchat and the hashtag #GolfChat.
2. Retweet the questions to spread the #GolfChat love.
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4. Ask us questions for next week!

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#GolfChat Extra 30

So much to talk about, so little time? Not tonight! We’re going 90 minutes on #GolfChat, come join us starting at 5:30 PM PST (click this link to get your local time)!

 

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: What has you hopeful about golf this week? #GolfChat

Q2:   @JoeEstesPT asks “You are trying to lighten your bag to start/keep walking the course. What 3 clubs are you taking out of your bag to lighten the load?” #GolfChat

Q3: @Golfer_Jake_78 wants to know “We’ve been limited to single golf lately. What do you do to help stay engaged playing solo?” #GolfChat

Q4:  @garrett__lyon asks “When should someone consider getting fitted for clubs? If I feel great playing with various used clubs I’ve purchased over the years, do I need to get fitted?” #GolfChat

Q5:  Double-question time! @3underparpod asks “If you aren’t comfortable playing golf during this pandemic, what’s stopping you from playing?” and @RaphaelEivots wants to know “Is it only non-golfers that think golf should be banned right now?” #GolfChat

Q6:  @fnf2017 wants to know “I seem to play better if I quit hitting balls on the range after 90, is there a (rough) number of balls you can hit at the range that is too many?” #GolfChat

Q7: @PoMoSip asks “What’s the most dangerous animal you have ever encountered on a golf course?” #GolfChat

Q8: @11Scooby71 “What drives us to play golf? The Game? Challenge? Fraternize with your boys/girls? Just to get away from the daily?” #GolfChat

Q9: @MikeintheCouv asks “Do you consider your hand position while chipping/pitching?” #GolfChat

 

#GolfChat POLL: @Back9Ben wants to know “Putting is a very different skill than the rest of the game of golf. Do you like it more or less than the other skills?”

 

 

Tips for good #GolfChat:

1. Follow @realGolfchat and the hashtag #GolfChat.
2. Retweet the questions to spread the #GolfChat love.
3. Follow other #Golfchatters and follow back if they follow you.
4. Ask us questions for next week!

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#GolfChat 21 April

Photo of Jubilee’s 16th, courtesy of @1beardedgolfer

Breaking clubs, taking lessons, feeling guilty and more, tonight on #GolfChat! 5 PM PST (click this link to get your local time)

 

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: What has you hopeful about golf this week? #GolfChat

Q2:  @BradlyLoughren asks “What is the appropriate number of holes to play the same ball? What is the longest you have played the same ball?” #GolfChat

Q3:  @CalvinMax15 asks “Have you broken more clubs from anger or weird incidents? How many people have ever broken a club at all under any circumstances?” #GolfChat

Q4:  @Southern_Witt wants to know “If you’re struggling with your game and have never had a lesson, how many lessons do you think it would take to fix your faults?” #GolfChat

Q5:  @JerryLouLooper wants to know “Should I feel guilty golfing when others can’t?” #GolfChat

Q6:  @GolfUnfiltered asks “If you started a golf company right now, what product would you focus most on selling?” #GolfChat

#GolfChat POLL: @Lady_Kat_Golf asks “Would you still play if it was mandated to wear a mask the entire round?”

 

 

Tips for good #GolfChat:

1. Follow @realGolfchat and the hashtag #GolfChat.
2. Retweet the questions to spread the #GolfChat love.
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4. Ask us questions for next week!

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#GolfChat 7 April

Photo of the first tee at Brookwood Golf Course in Buchanan, Michigan, courtesy of @_KeithCook.

 

Majors move, people practice, tech trends and more! Come join in on the discussions this week on #GolfChat! 5 PM PST (click this link to get your local time)

 

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: What has you excited about golf this week? #GolfChat

Q2:  What are your thoughts on the scheduling changes made to the golf majors announced yesterday? #GolfChat

Q3:  @KimKarrick asks “As most of us are not professional players, how important is it to you to keep up with the club manufacturing technology improvements ??” #GolfChat

Q4:  @jvcolangelo wants to know “What’s your favorite at home golf practice item you’ve purchased (bonus points for net/mat recommendations)” #GolfChat

Q5:  @garret_lyon wants to know “What are some tips for an indoor/in-office putting area? Are those practice mats a worthwhile investment?” #GolfChat

Q6:  @_KeithCook asks “For those in states/provinces/countries that are open to golf right now; What are your top 3-5 protection expectations of golf course operations, when you arrive to play?” #GolfChat

 

#GolfChat POLL: Are you satisfied with how your mayor/governor/prime minister has managed how golf courses in your area operate during the current pandemic?

 

 

Tips for good #GolfChat:

1. Follow @realGolfchat and the hashtag #GolfChat.
2. Retweet the questions to spread the #GolfChat love.
3. Follow other #Golfchatters and follow back if they follow you.
4. Ask us questions for next week!

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#GolfChat At-Home Golf

Photo of the Champions Tour’s 2019 Sanford Invitational, back when crowds were a good thing. Courtesy of @Golfer_Jake_78.

We’ve got a lot of great golf questions this week on #GolfChat.  Come join in on the discussions! 5 PM PST (click this link to get your local time)

 

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: What’s something golf-related you’d like to share with us this week? #GolfChat

Q2: The inimitable @maxhoma23 asked on Twitter yesterday “Do you really care about golfers wearing backwards hats, jeans, etc. or do you say it’s disrespectful because fancy people have deemed it inappropriate?” #GolfChat

Q3:  @natedodge9 wants to know “Anybody ever put in a DIY backyard putting green? Cost? Difficulty?” #GolfChat

Q4:  @JasonKrump asks “With no Masters to broadcast next week, if CBS replayed a Masters from years past to fill the void, what tournament would you want to watch?” #GolfChat

Q5:  @JoeEstes “If you go play a public course in your area for the first time on a weekend prime-time, and green fee is $75 for 18&cart, what is your expectation on the day in regards to service/course/conditioning/pace/etc.?” #GolfChat

Q6: @PoMoSip wants to know “With most golf courses closed, what you done, or had to do to fill your time.” #GolfChat

#GolfChat Poll” @GolfLRE asks “Would you rather see the Ryder Cup competed or all 4 majors by the end of the year?” #GolfChat

 

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#GolfChat Freestyle 3

Photo courtesy of @birdieallholes

We hope to be a beacon of hope and levity during these tough weeks ahead. That’s why we’re bringing back #GolfChat Freestyle!  Come join in on the discussions this weekt! 5 PM PST (click this link to get your local time)

 

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: Who’s got some positive stories or discoveries about their golf game to share with us this week? #GolfChat

Q2:  TBD

Q3:  TBD

Q4:  TBD

Q5:  TBD

Q6:  TBD

 

 

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#GolfChat Getting Excited

Photo courtesy of @RaphaelEivots

Excited about golf? Great! That’s what this week is ALL ABOUT! Who, what, where, when, and how you get excited about the game from every angle. Come join us this week on #GolfChat! 5 PM PST (click this link to get your local time)

 

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: WHAT has you excited about golf this week? #GolfChat

Q2:  WHERE are you most excited about playing coming up in the next few months and why? #GolfChat

Q3:  WHICH non-major tournament excites you the most to watch/follow? #GolfChat

Q4:  WHAT new golf club or golf tech are you most excited to try out? #GolfChat

Q5:  HOW do you show excitement on the golf course? #GolfChat

Q6:  WHO are you most looking forward to playing golf with this year? Give them a shout-out if they’re on Twitter! #GolfChat

 

#GolfChat POLL: WHEN do you get excited about your next round?

 

 

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#GolfChat Dream, Dream, Dream

Photo of the 17th at TPC Danzante Bay, courtesy of golfchatter @GabrielAluisy

We’re dreaming up a masterpiece this week with questions all about dream golf things. What’s your dream course? Who’s your dream opponent with the Masters on the line? Where’s your dream golf getaway and who would you take with you? All this and more this week on a special “Dream” edition of #GolfChat, come join in on the discussions! 5 PM PST (click this link to get your local time)

 

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: What has you excited about golf this week? #GolfChat

Q2: If you could compete professionally, what is your dream tournament scenario? Course, opponent, caddie, situation, etc #GolfChat

Q3: You’re captain of an *all-time* Ryder/President’s Cup team. Who’s on your dream team to take down the other side? #GolfChat

Q4: If you could create your dream course from a collection of pre-existing holes, what are some of the ones you’d choose to include? #GolfChat

Q5: If you instead wanted to create a dream course from scratch, what features, shapes, and surfaces would you include to make it your own? #GolfChat

Q6: What’s your dream golf getaway trip? Location, courses, playing partners, etc #GolfChat

 

#GolfChat POLL: How often do you dream about golf?

 

 

Tips for good #GolfChat:

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2. Retweet the questions to spread the #GolfChat love.
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4. Ask us questions for next week!

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