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I used to be a Golf nut...not so much since putting on a "White" Jacket....but I have to say watching the Masters is still one of my favorite sporting events.

The colors of Augusta National are pretty cool to see especially when I'm staring out the window of my MN Home and all I see is white stuff.

Easter weekend consists of Eat...watch the NCAA Frozen Four Hockey Tourney...take a nap....eat....watch some Masters Golf....call pro and check on Dogs...go to church and thank the Lord for all he's done for me...nap....watch some more golf....Can't Wait!!!!!

Only variable would be wife and kids may have other plans for me. :?
 

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Enjoy the masters Mark. I believe that the masters is the biggest sporting event in the US Is that correct ?or does the Grand Prix or the US open tennis rate better?
We will be watching the masters here in Australia. Go the Aussies
 

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Markjens said:
I used to be a Golf nut...not so much since putting on a "White" Jacket....but I have to say watching the Masters is still one of my favorite sporting events.

The colors of Augusta National are pretty cool to see especially when I'm staring out the window of my MN Home and all I see is white stuff.

Easter weekend consists of Eat...watch the NCAA Frozen Four Hockey Tourney...take a nap....eat....watch some Masters Golf....call pro and check on Dogs...go to church and thank the Lord for all he's done for me...nap....watch some more golf....Can't Wait!!!!!

Only variable would be wife and kids may have other plans for me. :?
I hear you talking!!!! 4 Years ago I used to golf 5 x's a week and carried a 2 handicap! Last year I golfed 7 times 6 of those being tournaments.........this may be the most addictive game around!

Ping's are dusty regards,

Aaron
 

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I took up golf around the same time I did the retriever game. I knew right away I was going to have to pick one or the other. And, here I am! But I do enjoy watching the Masters. Even got to go one time!
 

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And Phil will be spending his Easter weekend watching television if he shoots another 76 tomorrow.
 

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A friend and I went to the Colonial in Ft. Worth in 1968 or 69. Followed Jack Nicklaus for one round.

He hit a tremendous drive on 18 that was about 120 yards from the green but had hooked a little into the "rough". There was a huge "wax leaf" tree between him and the green. He stalked, and looked, then stalked and looked for what seemed like an eternity to us. Finally he pulled out a club and proceeded to whack that ball right through the middle of the tree. Leaves fell, one small limb fell and two birds got the hell out of there.

The ball hit just short of the green and rolled on for a long Birdie putt.

Some guy that evidently had had a few more drinks than I did yelled out "Way to go Jack, that's just how I would have played it!!!"

MR. Nicklaus turned and STARED that goofy devil down without saying one word.

Plus I saw my first live woman in a "see-through" blouse at that tournament!!! Been a rotten devil ever since.

Jerry
 

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A friend and I went to the Colonial in Ft. Worth in 1968 or 69. Followed Jack Nicklaus for one round.

Back in college I dated a gal from Plano and we went to the Colonial in like 95, hotter than haites, she got us into the corporate tent on like the 16th hole and we sat in air conditioning and ate and drank the rest of the day.....definately the best place to watch a golf tournament in that heat! One of you Texas guys might have to help me......we golfed that week at a Country Club in the Dallas area....I believe Las Calinas or something like that....nice place....group behind us had Bill Bates of Cowboys fame in it and the group in front of us had Bob Horner former Atlanta Braves third basemen in it.....cool place....very expensive if I remember correctly....

Reminiscing regards,

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Not a golf nut myself, but if any one wants tickets to the Heritage in Hilton Head next week, I have a few through my company.
 

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Well I keep saying I'm gonna go play, sure I am. I've played maybe 6 times in the last 3 years and probably purchased 10 sets of irons during that time, still have some that have never seen a golf course and probably won't.
 

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Enjoy the masters Mark. I believe that the masters is the biggest sporting event in the US Is that correct ?or does the Grand Prix or the US open tennis rate better?
We will be watching the masters here in Australia. Go the Aussies
Hahaha

What is the Grand Prix?? :roll:

The big sporting events here are the Super Bowl, The NCAA's and the World Series.
 

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Monty Willis said:
Well I keep saying I'm gonna go play, sure I am. I've played maybe 6 times in the last 3 years and probably purchased 10 sets of irons during that time, still have some that have never seen a golf course and probably won't.
You purchased 10 set of irons in 3 years .... and haven't played but six times? Something does not compute!
 

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Unca Jerry wrote:
Been a rotten devil ever since.
Tell the truth now Unca Jerry, you were a rotten devil before, weren'tcha?


:twisted:
 

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What is the Grand Prix?? Rolling Eyes

The big sporting events here are the Super Bowl, The NCAA's and the World Series
Russ
the Grand Prix is the US grand Prix which has massive world wide ratings far greater than Indianaplois or Daytonna You are obviously not a petrol head or F I enthusiast
The super Bowl only rates at about 50 million which is a drop in the bucket compared to big sports like Golf, Football and tennis rugby , cricket etc

there is massive world wide interest in the US masters .We here that there is 690 million pay for view viewers globally. where there is almost no interest outside the US in baseball ,gridiron or university kids playing sport
it amazes me that you haven't heard of the US grand Prix as it is one of the worlds biggest sporting events
 

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I believe Las Calinas or something like that....nice place....group behind us had Bill Bates of Cowboys fame in it and the group in front of us had Bob Horner former Atlanta Braves third basemen in it.....cool place....very expensive if I remember correctly....
If it was at the Four Seasons in Las Colinas then it was either the TPC or Cottonwood Valley course, where they host the Byron Nelson. There is the Las Colinas Country Club as well but is is not as nice as the TPC/Cottonwood.

Jerry was talking about seeing a see-through top at the Colonial, come to the Byron Nelson and hit the Pavillion late on Fri or Sat and you may see a gal or two with less on 8)
 

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Howard N said:
Unca Jerry wrote:
Been a rotten devil ever since.
Tell the truth now Unca Jerry, you were a rotten devil before, weren'tcha?


:twisted:
Well I guess I was.

But she married me and made an honest man out of me.

Jerry
 

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Have ya'll noticed the grounds at the Masters? Nice water, some channel blinds, points to cross or swim by, etc, etc.

You don't think that after the Masters is over, they would let us use the grounds, do you? 8)
 

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golf

Golf is a good walk ruined. The only thing good about a golf course are the bass ponds, and if you can get permission to hunt one, the nusiance geese.
 
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