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  1. Entire Range outfitted with Trackman?

    This would be a dream for me! While nothing beats playing, I love practicing & hitting balls for fun. I wouldn't expect this kind of setup to hit the Ottawa area, but it's a super cool idea. ...

    Started by Mr. Chi‎, 11-30-2017 10:42 AM
    cool, launch monitor, protracer, range, trackman
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    11-30-2017 02:49 PM Go to last post
  2. Looking for Club Fitter recommendations

    I am happy with my game on my woods and driver. I am looking to upgrade my irons from the 2008 Big Bertha model, to something new. I have never been fit for clubs before, so I figured why not get fit now ;) Also a newbie question, is it normal practice that when getting fit, would you normally...

    Started by nezzie‎, 11-13-2017 04:27 PM
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    11-17-2017 10:26 PM Go to last post
  3. Most Challenging course

    I'm a 10 hdcp. I play around 55 to 70 games a year, My favorite courses are Montebello, Heritage, Marshes, Sorcier, Outaouais, Hawkesbury and.... Edelweiss for the challenge. I've played most courses in the Ottawa Valley in the past 35 years, one of the toughest for me always been Edelweiss. #4...

    Started by Kak‎, 11-15-2017 07:40 PM
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    11-17-2017 10:55 AM Go to last post
  4. Glen Abbey may be demolished?

    Not sure if this is correct but read the course will be demolished and housing complex built in its place. Say it aint so.Anyone have further info.

    Started by Marcos‎, 09-27-2017 06:24 AM
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    10-30-2017 08:00 PM Go to last post
  5. John Daly - Collapse

    Anyone know what happened? Is it an on-going knee issue? "John Daly collapsed on the ninth hole at Sherwood Country Club in Thousand Oaks, California. and then withdrew after being helped off, unable to put any weight on his injured right knee.

    Started by em69‎, 10-28-2017 07:59 PM
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    10-29-2017 12:18 AM Go to last post
  6. PGA Money Race Pool

    Come join a fun golf pool thats been locally run for over 15 years. $25 per team, weekly prizes mid and year end prizes. More info here: Here's how you join my golf pool: Pick your team of 13 golfers by going to the link below and entering the pool id and...

    Started by nezzie‎, 10-05-2017 12:36 PM
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    10-05-2017 12:36 PM Go to last post
  7. Manhattan Links

    <iframe src="" width="560" height="432" style="border:none;overflow:hidden" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" allowTransparency="true"...

    Started by Kilroy‎, 09-28-2017 06:10 AM
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    09-28-2017 06:10 AM Go to last post
  8. A close look at Brooke Henderson's swing

    Started by Kilroy‎, 09-27-2017 11:46 AM
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  9. 4 moods of golf

    <iframe src="" width="560" height="562" style="border:none;overflow:hidden" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" allowTransparency="true"...

    Started by Kilroy‎, 09-21-2017 11:58 AM
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    09-21-2017 11:58 AM Go to last post
  10. When enough is enough

    <iframe src="" width="380" height="476" style="border:none;overflow:hidden" scrolling="no" frameborder="0" allowTransparency="true"...

    Started by Kilroy‎, 09-14-2017 03:57 PM
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    09-18-2017 11:12 PM Go to last post
  11. Winter Practice

    Where does everyone hit balls in the winter? It seems as though Ben Franklin Dome is only open as a driving range during the week, 9am to 4pm. Well...most people are at work at that time. It is too bad that can't slot in an early weekend time or something. I don't really want to play on a simulator.

    Started by em69‎, 09-13-2017 09:12 PM
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    09-18-2017 11:35 AM Go to last post
  12. How far do average golfers really hit it? New distance data will surprise you

    Started by Kilroy‎, 09-16-2017 11:15 AM
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    09-16-2017 03:26 PM Go to last post
  13. Healthy Fitness Tips | Fitness Diet | Solution to all the Health Problems

    Live a healthier life with TODAY’s health tips.The right foods and fitness can help you build muscle, improve endurance, and speed recovery.Learn how to plan your diet and nutrition for your fitness goals.home exercise equipment

    Started by Manthore‎, 09-14-2017 07:33 AM
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    09-14-2017 07:33 AM Go to last post
  14. Playing with Fire... .

    Started by boylebj‎, 09-08-2017 08:13 AM
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    09-08-2017 02:40 PM Go to last post
  15. Poll Poll: What to hit from 170yds out...

    On the idea of "distance claims" can we come up with a question that will give a more reasonable picture of distance. Let's try the following: Which club would you use if you had 170yds to the pin? Just because I know there will be questions: - no elevation change between you and the pin -...

    Started by Started2k3‎, 12-18-2006 02:07 PM
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    09-08-2017 09:00 AM Go to last post
  16. Thanks Jumbo

    Had the pleasure to play a round at Pineview with a visitor from New Zealand. The lads name is "Jumbo"...and no, that's not his size. We were both playing singles on Monday and got put together starting on the 10th hole. This is where the fun began! I asked Jumbo if his golf game was okay. He...

    Started by boylebj‎, 08-09-2017 12:10 PM
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    08-15-2017 02:32 PM Go to last post
  17. Golf Canada handicap app

    Anyone else having an issue entering a score online through the app? It gives me an error message along the lines of there being no slope or rating information available while the numbers are clearly right there. I am probably doing one simple thing incrorrect.

    Started by Travis‎, 07-25-2017 08:51 PM
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    07-28-2017 02:39 PM Go to last post
  18. What would they really shoot?

    Watching PGA events week after week is so impressive, but I always wonder, what would these guys shoot if they had no cameras, marshalls, fans and grandstands finding or keeping their ball in play? Many of these guys would lose 2 or 3 balls per round off the tee because it is next to...

    Started by golfisforfun‎, 07-27-2017 01:48 PM
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    07-27-2017 07:30 PM Go to last post
  19. Building an indoor putting green

    I am looking for advice on the best method to construct a nice indoor putting green. What artificial turfs are ideal? What construction methods did you apply?

    Started by em69‎, 07-24-2017 03:52 PM
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    07-27-2017 09:59 AM Go to last post
  20. Arranging Groups

    Is there any software or formula out there or does anyone have any experience with managing groups like this. We have a weekend trip with 16 guys, playing 4 rounds. Some guys don't know everyone and most guys haven't seen some of the other guys in a year or more. I want to arrange the tee off...

    Started by Sab‎, 07-25-2017 01:51 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    07-26-2017 10:37 AM Go to last post
  21. Are the launch monitors at Golftown accurate?

    For the first time, I brought in a few drivers to test out at the Golftown in Kanata, hoping to figure out which of the two was giving me better numbers (and get a regrip while I was there). I couldn't believe the results....I wasn't getting any distance at all, even when it "felt" really good. ...

    Started by SnazzyD‎, 06-17-2017 02:23 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    07-13-2017 12:21 PM Go to last post
  22. Golf Avenue & Golf Town

    Golf Avenue & Golf Town just increased their pre-owned club prices just before season start. Isn't that nice of them.

    Started by boylebj‎, 04-04-2017 08:41 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-12-2017 05:51 PM Go to last post
  23. Booking

    Anyone else having problems since yesterday with booking access

    Started by justdoit‎, 06-11-2017 03:22 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-12-2017 05:39 PM Go to last post
  24. Tiger DUI

    Sad ...

    Started by 4jag‎, 05-29-2017 12:18 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    06-06-2017 03:53 PM Go to last post
  25. Tree in the Fariway

    I never understood why courses place a large tree in the middle of the fairway...leaving you no options. Too large to go over...and I am not talented enough to hook it around the tree. I don't think the typical golfer should have to deal with that obstacle....seems silly.

    Started by em69‎, 05-28-2017 07:54 PM
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    05-29-2017 07:12 PM Go to last post
  26. Golfing in Malone NY

    Hi, My wife and I are golfing in Malone. Does anybody know of the quickest route to get there from Ottawa via 416? Thanks :thumbsup

    Started by Slammin' Stever‎, 05-25-2017 05:05 PM
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    05-25-2017 05:38 PM Go to last post
  27. US Open qualifying story from the BBC And the guy must have had an index of 1.4 or better!

    Started by goochy‎, 05-12-2017 12:16 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-12-2017 09:32 PM Go to last post
  28. Golf Stereotypes

    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    Started by Kilroy‎, 05-02-2017 05:37 PM
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  29. Arthritis Help Needed

    Not sure this belongs in this forum, or in the (Club-Making). I just took my clubs out, to get ready for a Vacation in Florida. Over the winter I have developed Arthritis in my Hands. So when I grip my clubs, It HURTS like hell. I've been looking into it and have found some common Aids....

    Started by R-22‎, 03-19-2017 10:14 AM
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    04-29-2017 08:50 PM Go to last post
  30. Rickie Fowler's Double Pitch.

    Did anyone else see Rickie Fowler throw his ball towards his caddie (Joe Skovron) after he picked it up from his pitch shot onto the 15th green?

    Started by MarcArt‎, 04-07-2017 06:20 PM
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    04-07-2017 06:20 PM Go to last post
  31. Poll Poll: whats your handicap

    dunno if this poll has been done before but im wondering where people on this site stand in their handicaps? seems as though there are alot of good golfers here, and im just curious

    Started by MusicMan‎, 11-30-2006 01:40 PM
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    04-04-2017 08:20 AM Go to last post
  32. Poll Poll: Who is to blame for slow play?

    Interested to see the results... Feel free to be honest and not politically correct.

    Started by fundonny‎, 04-24-2006 04:16 PM
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    03-26-2017 07:56 PM Go to last post
  33. Poll Poll: Do you suck at golf?

    I voted yes.

    Started by nokids‎, 06-09-2012 04:26 PM
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    03-15-2017 07:18 PM Go to last post
  34. Young golfer's family calls Air Canada's handling of stolen clubs 'below par'

    Air Canada told golfer her clubs were on the next flight, but they showed up for sale on Kijiji

    Started by Kilroy‎, 02-23-2017 08:54 AM
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    03-02-2017 09:58 AM Go to last post
  35. UNB engineering students designing prosthetic golf arm

    'To think that maybe I'm helping someone regain their ability to play golf ... is really exciting'

    Started by Kilroy‎, 02-04-2017 01:30 PM
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    02-07-2017 05:12 PM Go to last post
  36. Choosing your tee

    Played, what I assume will be, my final round this season today. Given the cold weather, I decided to play from the white tees (approximately 6,000 yards). I'm going to make this really short - I had a great time! I shot a 76 and thoroughly enjoyed myself. I wasn't looking for balls and had a...

    Started by Johnyc‎, 10-30-2016 08:11 PM
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    12-20-2016 10:03 AM Go to last post
  37. Thoughts on Repiaring the Decline of Golf

    On the heel’s of the “Golfsmith/Golftown restructuring” Post. Since that Post evolved into The Decline of Golf spectrum. My 2-bits on the future of golf. The courses like Pebble Beach, Hilton Head, Pinehurst#2 etc. Will never see there bookings drop. If Golf Equipment went to $10,000 for a set of...

    Started by R-22‎, 09-17-2016 05:10 PM
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    11-30-2016 12:08 PM Go to last post
  38. Last Game of year

    Well had my last game of the year played at Canadian. Was pretty good shape, although few temp green as covering up greens for winter. Should have been a sad day, but I got my very first hole in one on 9 west at 100 yards. Didn't roll in was a slam dunk. Made it even sweeter. Called my Mom to...

    Started by ladygolfer13‎, 11-19-2016 09:52 PM
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    11-21-2016 02:53 PM Go to last post
  39. Golftown / Golfsmith restructuring

    For those who haven't seen it yet.

    Started by jvincent‎, 09-14-2016 09:19 AM
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    10-26-2016 08:55 AM Go to last post
  40. Boombox on the course

    About a year ago I was surprised (and annoyed) by a group of young fellas with a boombox playing while they golfed. Fortunately, they were only within earshot for a few minutes on that occasion. Last week I noticed a group in my league had one going. They were a couple of groups ahead of us,...

    Started by Kilroy‎, 09-09-2016 05:45 PM
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    10-22-2016 08:36 PM Go to last post
  41. Question about kenneth smith clubs

    I have kenneth smith oversized 4(x2) 8 (x2) 6 (x2) and a pitching wedge, a putter and 1 10.5 driver they all have a gold crown on the and ks 2000, can anyone tell me what they would be worth? I am looking to get rid of some extra golf clubs we have

    Started by jchurc92‎, 10-15-2016 03:11 PM
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    10-15-2016 03:11 PM Go to last post
  42. Question Question not an Ad - Golf Liquidation

    Morning all, received a flyer with my paper this AM. Ad for a liquidation of golf equipment, clothing etc. this coming Friday/Saturday. Been to one of these many moons ago in Bells Corners and was disappointed. Seems like it is a couple-of-times-a-year thing. Just looking for comments about the...

    Started by Kiwi‎, 09-28-2016 12:25 PM
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    10-09-2016 09:47 AM Go to last post
  43. My first ACE, hole in one

    Hey guys, got a hole in one today at Sorcier, my first but hopefully not my last. It was on the second par 3 on the front nine, #7 before you go back to the clubhouse side. That hole is appropriately named "L'Enfer" or "Hell". Today's pin was 194 yards and on the left side of the green. I hit...

    Started by leftylucas‎, 09-03-2016 09:23 PM
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    09-17-2016 04:25 PM Go to last post
  44. Question Found club what to do

    Played golf the other day and like most golfers have done I forgot a club right beside the green. I didn't notice it for quite some time so I had no idea where I left it. On getting back to the clubhouse I waited for some golfers who were behind me and asked if they had seen my club and believe it...

    Started by DMWARREN‎, 08-09-2016 09:52 PM
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    08-17-2016 09:35 AM Go to last post
  45. Moving up to senior tees.

    I know a lot of you still play tips and whites but i think this year i will be moving to the senior tips. I have never been a long hitter by no means and its just getting harder for me to reach par 4's in two. I just want to enjoy the game more. Re-joining Buckingham after 4 years and look forward...

    Started by Marcos‎, 03-04-2016 08:10 AM
    • Replies: 25
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    08-09-2016 09:59 PM Go to last post
  46. Loblaws has Golf Town gift cards for 20% off...

    Loblaws has a deal for 20% off $50 Golf Town Cards. This is definitely a great deal, it's summer time and if you were thinking of getting some new golfing gear, now is the time! This deal is in participating Atlantic Superstore, Zehrs, Superstore, Fortinos, Dominion, Zehrs, Real Canadian...

    Started by moegolf26‎, 07-19-2016 09:09 AM
    deal, discount, golf, golf town
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    07-19-2016 02:25 PM Go to last post
  47. Scottish Open, now thats real golf!!!

    Yep, not for the faint of heart. Its on my bucket list. Golf channel has it on this morning. Would love to go if i could get over my fear of flying and my if my wife would let me go.LOL.

    Started by Marcos‎, 07-07-2016 09:07 AM
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    07-17-2016 07:57 AM Go to last post
  48. Pre shot routines

    So I have never been a big advocate of practice swings. Mostly because I see people take too many and it really throws the pace of play off (not 1-2 but acting like a pro). So I had essentially trained myself to help pick up other players slow play by playing faster. My routine was, get distance -...

    Started by jimmyc‎, 06-01-2016 02:18 PM
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    07-16-2016 11:46 AM Go to last post
  49. Forun rules for promoting new golf company

    Hi everyone, My friends and I will be launching a pre-owned golf equipment and golf ball website and I was wondering if there are any forum rules that need to be respected before doing so. Any information or recommendations you have would be greatly appreciated as we'd like to start things off...

    Started by enconicado‎, 07-10-2016 02:13 PM
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    07-10-2016 02:34 PM Go to last post
  50. Free birthday Golf - anyone know of the courses

    Hey guys, Thought this could be helpful to many - I know of a few places (Canadian, Metcalfe) that offer free golf on your birthday, or 6 months later for the winter born... Any other courses that anyone knows of? TIA

    Started by thedufs‎, 06-27-2016 02:06 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,747
    06-29-2016 07:20 PM Go to last post

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