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Golf is Easy...

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by qtlaw, Nov 10, 2008.

  1. qtlaw

    qtlaw Well-Known Member

    Went out yesterday with my two boys (9 and 7) yesterday to a Par 3 course. The boys have been to the range a handful of times and this summer we were in Yosemite and played a few holes at dusk (unbelievable that there is a course in Yosemite but its a great setting at dusk in the summer.) No lessons for either.

    Well, on a 75 yd hole, my 7 yr old hits his driver (he swings it like a hockey stick) and it goes careening about 40 yds barely in the air then starts rolling and ....into the hole. Hole in one on his first real day on a course. Unbelievable. (I'm a 7 who has played for over 30 years and am still waiting.)

    Golf is Easy...so says my boy.
  2. GB-Hack

    GB-Hack Active Member

    Wow, that's fantastic.

    When's he hitting Q-School?
  3. doubledown68

    doubledown68 Active Member

    He should quit now. It ain't getting any better.
  4. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

  5. Big Buckin' agate_monkey

    Big Buckin' agate_monkey Active Member

    To echo pern's comment, Carl Hocker begs to disagree.
  6. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    I admire your restraint in not strangling him. [/no aces in 20 years]
  7. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    I almost did that. Went on a college outing although I had never golfed before. Figured it was a good time to start. First hole was about a 120-yarder. I pull out a driver. Everyone was laughing at me. Having never even hit a ball outside of Putt-Putt, I'm like, what's the deal, I'm driving from the tee, you use a driver for that.

    First swing I ever took on a golf course I planted the ball 10 feet from the hole. Too bad it didn't roll in. I would have immediately retired from golf.
  8. expendable

    expendable Well-Known Member

    As someone who has twice had balls come to rest on the circle where the hole was placed the day before, I echo playthrough's sentiments.
  9. CentralIllinoisan

    CentralIllinoisan Active Member

  10. Notepad

    Notepad Member

    I demand Kindred look into the validity of this claim.
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