#GolfChat 5.4.2021

Welcome to #GolfChat! Who’s joining us and on the golf course, do you think of yourself as having a “Lay it up” or “Go for it” attitude? How about in your life off the golf course?  #GolfChat

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: The LPGA is playing internationally and that means eastern time zone prime time watching hours. Does this make it harder or easier for you to watch live? #GolfChat

Q2: Nick Dunlap and Cameron Tankersley, who are both 17, have Monday qualified for this week’s Korn Ferry Tour event. With the rise of younger and younger players across pro golf, do you think this means it is in a better or worse place than say 10 years ago? #GolfChat

Q3: Exemptions seem to be a part of pro golf now and Rickie Fowler will receive one into the PGA Championship later this month“based on their performances, playing records and OWGR position.” Are you good with Fowler, ranked No. 111 in the world, getting into the PGA through this route? ? #GofChat

Q4: When you feel the need to get away from all things golf (What?), what do you like to do? A serious hobby or an interest? Watching other sports? #GolfChat

Q5: College golf is coming into its conference and championship season, do you watch/pay attention college golf? How about amature golf in general? #GolfChat

Q6: What are you looking forward to this week? #GolfChat

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#GolfChat 4.26.2021

Welcome to #GolfChat! Who’s joining us and what do you think the best golf themed name is for a pet? Give us the animal and name. #GolfChat

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: It’s getting to be that time of the year that local golf tournaments are on the calendar, some big, some big to us.  How do you prepare the week of a tournament?” #GolfChat

Q2: @reedvstheworld says “Both times I’ve broken 80 were on Sundays and I was wearing pink, so I now wear pink every Sunday (because you know, vibes)”. Let us know your superstitions and how they came about ? #GolfChat

Q3: What do you use for distances on the course, a GPS device or a rangefinder and if you wear glasses does it influence which you use? #GofChat

Q4: What do you think is the bigger momentum starter, a long putt or a chip in like Marc Leishman in last week’s Zurich final round? Biggest momentum killer?  Drive OB? chunk/skulled chip?  Missed short putt save par? #GolfChat

Q5: What’s the best golf tip that you’ve gotten and is still in your game today? Who/where did you get it from and how long ago? #GolfChat

Q6: What are you looking forward to this week? #GolfChat

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#GolfChat 4.20.2021

Welcome to #GolfChat! Who’s joining us and since it’s spring, how many rounds do you have in so far in 2021? Let us know if Covid has shut down golf in your country/area this year.  I’m at 36 so far.  #GolfChat

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: @mmh503 Asks “I would like to know who has kids and did you manage to keep golfing afterward? If so, how? Did you rig up a stroller/pushcart? Especially you mamas…?” #GolfChat

Q2: @Isimp4JoshAllen says that Reddit Golf community is the most annoying of any.  What other social media golf communities do you follow and what do you like about them? #GolfChat

Q3: Are there certain people that you never play well with no matter how good of golfer you are or how many times you play with them? Is it a mental thing? #GofChat

Q4: Lydia Ko and Jordan Spieth have both won this season after long slumps. Ko made multiple changes in her “team” and Spieth made none with his “team”, but both put in the work to get back.  How do you work your way out of a golf slump ? #GolfChat

Q5: @eamonlynch, in an article for @golfweek out today, says that the PGA has created a lucrative bonus structure that will reward golf’s biggest stars regardless of how they perform on the course? You can read the article here https://golfweek.usatoday.com/2021/04/20/pga-tour-bonus-pool-top-players-tiger-woods-bryson-dechambeau/#GolfChat

Q6: What are you looking forward to this week? Does the PGA Zurich Classic w/alternating-round Four-ball and Foursomes format interest you?  LPGA is in LA at Wilshire CC with a Wed-Sat schedule, what do you think of the LPGA trying to facilitate easier travel to overseas tournaments in the following weeks? #GolfChat

 

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#GolfChat 4.12.2021

Welcome to #GolfChat! Who’s joining us and with the Masters over, but only 6 weeks until the PGA Championship and then just 2 for the US Women’s Open, do you have Major fever?

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: What was your biggest takeaway from the Masters? Will Zalatoris has no status on PGA tour and doesn’t need it right now? The Masters is better w/firm & fast conditions? Growing the game is good for golf? As much as we hate “Get in the hole” guy, crowds make for a better tournament? #GolfChat

Q2: Lots of ways to watch the Masters, ESPN/CBS broadcast, Golf Channel’s Live from the Masters, streaming the Masters app for Featured Groups, Amen Corner, holes 4, 5, &6.  Who was your favorite broadcaster what was a former player ? #GolfChat

Q3: What’s the most under par you’ve ever been at any point in a round? #GofChat

Q4: D. Johnson, DeChambeau, J. Thomas, Morikawa, Koepka and Schauffele hold spots on the US Ryder Cup Team.  These are the next 6 P. Reed, Finau, W. Simpson, D. Beger, Spieth, Horschel.  Of the 2nd 6, who do your drop and replace with Max Homa or Will Zalatoris ? #GolfChat

Q5: If you’re working on a swing change, do you get better results with training aids or drills or video? #GolfChat

Q6: What are you looking forward to this week?  #GolfChat

 

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#GolfChat 4.6.2021

Welcome to #GolfChat! Who’s joining us and what is your biggest Masters tournament tradition? Mine is taking Thursday and Friday off work to watch every second of coverage.

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: Who’s your pick to win the Masters and did Jordan Spieth enter the contender column with his win last Sunday? #GolfChat

Q2: How much different do you think Augusta National will play in April than it did last November? #GolfChat

Q3: How will an undisclosed, but limited number patrons on the course make the tournament feel as opposed to November? #GofChat

Q4: Did you participate in @Back9Ben #EastCoastGolfBracket (Tobacco Road winner), @talkinstatic #westcoastgolfbracket (still underway) golf course brackets?  What is your number 1 course? #GolfChat

Q5: Who was the most famous person you ever played golf with? Why were they famous? #GolfChat

Q6: What are you looking forward to this week?  #GolfChat

 

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#GolfChat 3.30.2021

Welcome to #GolfChat! Who’s joining us and what is your favorite golf betting game? Nassau? Wolf? Skins? Junk? Names differ around the globe so please describe the rules. Mine is wolf with junk points that reward all good behavior like fairways, GIR, par or better. $0.25 a dot.

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: Did Rory McIlroy’s renent admission that he was chasing distance to keep up with Bryson and that it actually hurt his game make you think differently about your golf goals and training/practice? #GolfChat

Q2: Lots of chat on #GolfChat and Twitter around the WGC Match Play this past week. Saw both positive and negative takes on the format, the pace of play, the excitement level? Did anything change your mind with only 1 top 20 player advancing?  Thoughts on the Kevin Na and Dustin Johnson incident? #GolfChat

Q3: What’s the coolest item you’ve ever seen someone use as a ball marker?? #GofChat

Q4: Lots of courses are punching greens and tee boxes right now, how do you feel if you get a tee time and are not informed that this necessary work was done earlier in the week? What do you think is a fair discount to play punched and aerated greens? #GolfChat

Q5: The LPGA finally plays back-to-back tournaments with the Kia Classic this past week and now ANA Inspiration without the now famous 18th green backstop. Are you looking forward to the women moving into a full weekly schedule? Did the return of Michelle Wie West add any interest for you? #GolfChat

Q6: What are you looking forward to this week?  #GolfChat

 

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#GolfChat 3.23.2021

Welcome to #GolfChat! Who’s joining us and have you ever been overseas to play golf? If you have, what were/are your favorite countries and courses to play? #GolfChat @scottrichards19

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: If you knew right now you’d never be any better at golf than you are right now, would your enjoyment of the game decrease, increase, or stay the same? #GolfChat @Back9Ben

Q2: WGC Match Play is this week’s PGA event. Do you like the format as is, would you like to see #1 vs #64, #2 vs #63 and so on, or do you enjoy the different divisions? What about match play do you enjoy and if you don’t like it, why not? #GolfChat @eywgolf70

Q3: Do you ever play back or forward tees to force yourself to play longer or shorter clubs? Does it bring more trouble into play that you’re not used to? Set you up to be between clubs?  Is it a way to make you think more and get better? #GofChat @ActiveGlutes

Q4: The Masters is coming up soon, are you already starting to make plans? Do you have any Masters traditions? Take Thurs or Fri off? Make your own pimento cheese sammiches? Wear Masters logo gear all weekend? #GolfChat

Q5: How many of you regularly hit driver off deck? If you do, what are the average results and is it better than some of your tee shots? #GolfChat @fuerst_tim

Q6: What are you looking forward to this week?  #GolfChat

 

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#GolfChat 3.16.2021

Welcome to #GolfChat! Who’s joining us and what on the course gives you the biggest thrill? Bombs with driver? Crisp long-mid irons, pitch/chips that bounce twice and check, or draining those eagle/birdie putts that just ruin your buddies? #GolfChat

 

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: World #1 Dustin Johnson said this past week that he will not play in the summer Olympics citing travel miles and scheduled tournaments including The Open. Brandel Chamblee was critical of his decision. Should we expect our top players to represent us in the Olympics? #GolfChat?

Q2 With The Players Championship on the line, should Lee Westwood have been more aggressive on the 17th hole on Sunday? Justify you thoughts!? #GolfChat

Q3: What’s more damaging to your mental game. A shank like Brenden Todd hit on #17 Sunday, or cold top such as Bryson hit on #4 while still a co-leader Sunday during The Players? #GolfChat @TylerMunson7

Q4: Do you play tournament golf or is it all casural rounds? @mmh503 played two rounds of tournament golf and both were 6 plus hours, what do you do to survive long rounds that you can’t walk away from? #GolfChat

Q5: What’s the farthest you would drive and most you would pay to join a private club?  #GolfChat @KyleStevener

Q6: What are you looking forward to this week?  #GolfChat

 

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#GolfChat 3.9.2021

Welcome to #GolfChat! Who’s joining us and with a yardage spread of 137 to 92 (according to scorecard) at the #17 par 3 TPC Sawgrass, what are you picking for yardage and what club?  #GolfChat

 

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: @1beardedgolfer wrote a recent article, link below, on how #GolfTwitter has become like everything, so polarized, self-sorted into silos of conformity within and division between. Do you agree and what are you doing about it?  https://onebeardedgolfer.com/2020/08/21/closing-a-sad-chapter-of-my-personal-golftwitter/? #GolfChat?

Q2 Bryson, Bryson, Bryson is all we seem to be hearing after his win at last week’s API tournament.  Is he the most interesting golfer on the planet at this time? Do you care what line he take off any tees? #GolfChat @TylerMunson7

Q3: What do you think is the best way to teach yourself to turn off “The Think Box” and allow “The React Box.”? How, mentally, cognitively, psychologically do you turn that switch? ?  #GolfChat @rlmgrandpa

Q4: Where do you put The Players Championship and does a player have to win 1 to be “elite”?  Not a major? Just another tour stop? Something in between?  #GolfChat

Q5: We’re now into the 3rd month of the year so it’s time to check our 2021 golf goals.  Remind us what your goals were (if any) and let us know how you’re progressing toward reaching them/it  ?  #GolfChat

Q6: What are you looking forward to this week? Is it still winter or spring in your area?  #GolfChat

 

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#GolfChat 3.2.2021

Welcome to #GolfChat! Who’s joining us and if you could have 1 other person’s golf swing who would it be? Tiger (which version?), Hogan, Mickey Wright, one of the Korda sisters?  #GolfChat

 

This Week’s #GolfChat Questions

Q1: Some players at the WGC wore red/black in honor of Tiger this past Sunday. What’s a fun way #Golfchatters could pay tribute to you if you were in the hospital with a potentially golf-ending injury?  #GolfChat

Q2 If you won 3 free sessions with a sports psychologist to help improve your golf game, what would the topic be for Session 1? #GolfChat

Q3: For some of you courses are beginning to thaw out so the courses are wet. If it’s cart path only and you are enabled, are you getting a cart or walking?  #GolfChat

Q4: Do have a favorite YouTube instructor?  What’s or who is your go to non-instructor on YouTube for golf content?  #GolfChat

Q5: What’s your pre-golf grooming routine? Do you get yourself prim and proper? Shave and a shower? Put a hat on and go? Do you dress a certain way for certain courses/rounds?  #GolfChat

Q6: What are you looking forward to this week?  Just a little over a month until The Masters!  #GolfChat

 

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