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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
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    06-29-2016 07:20 PM Go to last post
  6. When a hole in one is not

    I had to share this as its too good not too. I was playing Canadian last week. Not playing overly well but not horrid either. We get to #9. I have honors. We are playing the orange. I hit a slightly pulled 8 iron going at a back right pin. As a lefty it drifts towards the trees I cant see. I am...

    Started by jimmyc‎, 06-07-2016 01:38 PM
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    06-24-2016 07:09 PM Go to last post
  7. Golf after surgery

    Well recovery sucks and I wish it went faster. I had open hernia repair for an inguinal hernia and although I had one before on the other side (Shouldice method), this time it seems to take much longer to recover. It's been almost 4 weeks and I don't think that I'm anywhere near being able to play....

    Started by nice_lag‎, 04-14-2016 07:59 PM
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    04-27-2016 06:13 PM Go to last post
  8. More distance with Driver

    Hi, My Taylormade burner 2009, 10.5, regular shaft driver gives me 215 yards presently, I would like to get 20-25 more yards.. Any suggestions are welcome. Thanks in advance.

    Started by rajah‎, 09-29-2015 10:56 AM
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    03-05-2016 05:27 PM Go to last post
  9. Kid Hits Hole-In-One As Tiger Watches

    An 11-year-old boy on Wednesday played the opening shot on a new golf course with co-designer Tiger Woods watching — and scored a hole-in-one. (March 3) <iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/iTFqQmgthY4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    Started by Kilroy‎, 03-03-2016 03:04 PM
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    03-04-2016 01:24 PM Go to last post
  10. Good golf read

    Hey guys! I'm looking for a good book to read, of course, golf related. I have read paper tiger and the big miss in the past few months. I'm open to any suggestion. Thanks

    Started by Roach‎, 09-02-2014 06:03 PM
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    02-26-2016 08:19 PM Go to last post
  11. Half Way House

    Got on the topic with some people of Halfway house snacks. What is your go to snack / meal at the half way? What are some neat ideas you think golf courses should add. I'm all for a slushie machine!

    Started by zacmac19‎, 02-11-2016 01:34 PM
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    02-11-2016 04:35 PM Go to last post
  12. Today

    Who was lucky enough to get out today,it was pure awesome weather.Might be the last day like this till spring.Kingsway was in nice condition and pretty busy

    Started by spuds‎, 10-27-2015 04:22 PM
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    11-02-2015 08:51 AM Go to last post
  13. Clublink files to redevelop Glen Abbey Golf Club into residential community

    Story here: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/toronto/clublink-files-to-redevelop-glen-abbey-golf-club-into-residential-community/article27012533/

    Started by 3Jack‎, 10-28-2015 07:58 AM
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    10-28-2015 07:58 AM Go to last post
  14. Why do we label people as "low/mid/high handicappers" when discussing clubs?

    I've been wondering about this for a while, and haven't seen it discussed on here so I thought I'd start a discussion thread - if this is a repost, apologies. Why do we label people as "low/mid/high handicappers" when discussing which clubs are best suited to their game, when we rarely seem to...

    Started by SnazzyD‎, 10-21-2015 10:25 AM
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    10-24-2015 07:53 AM Go to last post
  15. Bushnell V2 Rangefinder

    Good Morning Form members, Quick post to share, I had my car broken into and one item that was stolen was my Bushnell V2 rangefinder (orange). These items are pretty golf specific so I thought I'd throw a quick post to the Ottawa area golfers. If anyone is in contact with someone looking to...

    Started by deepball‎, 10-20-2015 09:59 AM
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    10-20-2015 09:59 AM Go to last post
  16. Camera specs for golf swing

    Hi, Does anyone out there know the minimum specs (frames/sec, megapixels, etc.) for a camera to record the golf swing and see the shaft (or most of it)? Thanks.

    Started by BigFlopper‎, 10-05-2015 05:07 PM
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    10-05-2015 07:15 PM Go to last post
  17. I have seen it all now !!

    :eek: I played Newcastle Golf and Country club on Friday---nice course but I had trouble in the water hazards---could not see my ball for the huge Lake Ontario Salmon---next time I bring my rod !!!!!! :-)

    Started by big mac‎, 10-03-2015 02:17 PM
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    10-05-2015 03:57 PM Go to last post
  18. 18 holes in 2 hours

    Anyone know if an ottawa based golf course tried implementing this style of play? I'm finding it more and more difficult to find 4-5 hours to play a round. 2-2.5 hours would be perfect! Here is the link to the case study http://twincitiesgolf.com/2hourgolf/

    Started by jimmycox‎, 09-18-2015 10:48 AM
    • Replies: 11
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    09-24-2015 03:00 PM Go to last post
  19. Your Favourite Golf Snack

    I generally bring a banana and a couple of granola bars to eat during the round, but a couple of weeks ago a buddy of mine showed up with a dozen Golden Palace egg rolls that we scarfed down during our Thursday evening round, which got me to wondering; What is everyones favourite, or most...

    Started by Shivas Irons‎, 08-29-2014 11:48 AM
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    09-12-2015 11:08 PM Go to last post
  20. Ref Golf Ball Guy selling balls near Champlain gofl course ?

    Hi /Does anyone know where that guy is selling used ball in Aylmer or Gatineau ? thanks or the name of his company

    Started by ROLLYGOLF7‎, 09-09-2015 07:44 PM
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    09-11-2015 12:07 AM Go to last post
  21. CR2 Batteries for range finders

    Just went by Shoppers DrugMart and saw a 2-pack for $32....I'm thinking there has to be a better deal somewhere else. Anyone have any suggestions for me? Thx, T

    Started by Travis‎, 07-30-2015 02:36 PM
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    09-01-2015 10:32 AM Go to last post
  22. Used or recycled balls in Canada?

    Seen alot of used ball sites based in the US but just wondering if there's any Canadian companies selling used balls? May be easier than paying customs and delivery charges

    Started by Sunster‎, 06-30-2015 10:21 AM
    • Replies: 14
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    08-31-2015 10:49 AM Go to last post
  23. Hole in one!

    First time this afternoon. #2 at Stonebridge in Ottawa, 159 yards, 7 iron, one hop 3 feet from the hole and in! I was in shock. Hit a beautiful shot with a nice little draw right at it but how many times do we do that and it doesn't go in. One of the toughest par 3's in the city, over water with...

    Started by jeffc‎, 06-25-2015 08:21 PM
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    08-10-2015 07:48 AM Go to last post
  24. Golf Scoring Variations

    Hey Guys, Anyone here play any scoring variations to mix things up? I noticed there exists one on TruGolf e6 software, and in turn found this one.. Any others people like? Not supposed to be an advert, but this is the best explanation they have of the scoring method!

    Started by danielbush‎, 07-17-2015 01:57 PM
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    07-17-2015 01:57 PM Go to last post
  25. 2016 Masters

    Well I finally decided to throw my name in to get tickets this year. My wife had been doing so for some time and stupidly I never did. I did not get any tournament days but managed to get the Wednesday practice round which includes the par 3 contest. I am very excited and my wife will accompany...

    Started by leftylucas‎, 07-14-2015 01:30 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    07-15-2015 07:21 PM Go to last post
  26. Cool Sun Mountain Wheel Bearing

    I had a Wheel Bearing fall apart on my Sun Mountain Speed Cart. The offered solution was a complete new wheel that was not in stock. I decided to attempt my own repair. I was able to remove the old broken pressed in bearing without doing further damage to the wheel. I took the wheel, old bearing...

    Started by golfmajic‎, 07-06-2015 03:46 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    07-10-2015 10:16 AM Go to last post
  27. Taylor Made R7

    Hi All, I need a 7-iron (steel shaft- right hand) to complete my set. Does anyone have one for sale??

    Started by collsoul‎, 07-06-2015 03:20 PM
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    07-06-2015 03:20 PM Go to last post
  28. Poll Poll: Would you rather...

    Which of the following accomplishments would be the most satisfying to you: - A hole in one. - Shoot a career low round. - Improve upon your career best handicap factor.

    Started by mjf‎, 09-08-2014 02:08 PM
    • Replies: 18
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    06-25-2015 10:14 PM Go to last post
  29. Moved: Pledge for Charities - 2015

    Started by stevek‎, 04-22-2015 01:38 PM
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    04-22-2015 01:38 PM Go to last post
  30. HBO Real Sports: The Future of Golf

    I don't think this is a repost, but I found this quite interesting. I'd love to go to one of those TopGolf Range/nightclubs, that looks awesome. http://youtu.be/QFEYC4Z44v0

    Started by Sakuraba‎, 08-18-2014 10:16 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    04-19-2015 09:04 PM Go to last post
  31. The Future of Golf ?

    Interesting article in today's New York Times http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/19/sports/golf/in-a-hole-golf-considers-digging-a-wider-one.html?hp&_r=0

    Started by Gofish2‎, 04-19-2014 06:59 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    04-14-2015 10:40 AM Go to last post
  32. Trespassers on 2 golf courses.

    Had enough of it, having played both Stonebridge and Kanata this year to have at least 5 incidents each time where there are just idiots roaming the course, whether it be dog walkers, kids playing, or just stupid ignorant adults. Last year was the same. Carefree and clueless. Have never seen a...

    Started by talktomyball‎, 07-11-2014 01:04 PM
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    04-14-2015 09:53 AM Go to last post
  33. Masters Tickets

    Anyone else get notified for tickets. I got 2 for Monday not 100 percent sure I can go but purchased the tickets anyway.

    Started by DanCan59‎, 07-22-2014 06:05 AM
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    03-02-2015 04:29 PM Go to last post
  34. Sims at GolfTown

    So I was at Golftown trying out the Callaway V Series 3 wood. I do not have a very fast swing speed, but I did confirm that I can swing a 3 wood almost as fast as a driver. I assume that it has to do with shaft length, and for my swing, a 43.5" shaft gets me the fastes clubhead speed... But...

    Started by golfisforfun‎, 01-21-2015 12:03 PM
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    02-15-2015 10:57 PM Go to last post
  35. Buy one Get One at Callaway Preowned !

    Just saw this on Slickdeals http://slickdeals.net/f/7623380-callaway-golf-preowned-fairway-woods-or-hybrids-buy-1-get-1-free-from-85-10-shipping ., today only .]

    Started by Gofish2‎, 01-29-2015 04:34 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    01-29-2015 05:16 PM Go to last post
  36. Dicks getting out of Golf

    http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-08-19/dicks-quits-golf#r=rss

    Started by Gofish2‎, 08-20-2014 07:56 AM
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    01-23-2015 10:33 AM Go to last post
  37. Poll Poll: Ball Flight Preference

    What is your general preferred ball flight (poll) and what is your actual ball flight (comment)? When I am talking about ball flight, I am also saying the preferred trajectory in addition to direction. You can also comment on preferred ball flight for different shots (tee shot, approach...

    Started by mizzyboy‎, 05-13-2014 08:55 AM
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    01-09-2015 11:28 PM Go to last post
  38. is this a good website to buy golf clubs?

    the price looks too good to be true..

    Started by keble‎, 08-03-2010 12:34 PM
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    01-06-2015 02:01 AM Go to last post
  39. Great big bertha irons

    Hi everybody is there anyone out there who could help !! I have tried everywhere on the web , and the idiots callaway many times trying to obtain information on great big berthas...I am trying to find out the club head weights or the total club weights, as I would like to convert mine to single...

    Started by Stavross‎, 12-04-2014 10:46 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    12-04-2014 05:38 PM Go to last post
  40. Forum time stamps off?

    Can someone confirm whether the forum time stamps for posts are off? I looked at my local settings for timezone and it appears to be set right, but I'm seeing posts showing they were posted at 10pm tonight. This is both in my computer browser as well as my phone Moderators?

    Started by orangeTANG‎, 11-25-2014 11:15 PM
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    11-26-2014 02:15 PM Go to last post
  41. Thumbs up Incredible golf "juggling"

    Impressive! http://www.golfchannel.com/news/grill-room/junior-golfers-juggling-best-thing-youll-see-today/

    Started by GarthM‎, 10-28-2014 08:19 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    10-31-2014 02:20 PM Go to last post
  42. The Golf Tan

    Started by Kilroy‎, 10-27-2014 02:56 PM
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    10-27-2014 04:14 PM Go to last post
  43. state of the game of golf

    I knew the golf industry was struggling but this is an eye opener http://www.youtube.com/embed/QFEYC4Z44v0?feature=player_detailpage

    Started by cleek‎, 10-20-2014 03:42 PM
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    10-23-2014 09:13 PM Go to last post
  44. Still a bit of magic in the sticks...

    Those that know me are aware my amount of playing time has diminished over the years. No more shift work, having kids, golf has taken a few steps down on the priority department. When I get out now I try to enjoy it more but its tough sometimes when I think back to how well I used to play...

    Started by Big Johnny69‎, 09-07-2014 08:58 PM
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    09-19-2014 06:47 PM Go to last post
  45. Talking I am a pig

    144 holes this year and counting the days till I play again. How is everyone else doing?

    Started by al m‎, 04-27-2014 07:35 PM
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    09-15-2014 09:15 PM Go to last post
  46. Fairmont, B.C. golfers film dancing bear on the green

    When golfing, should you encounter a group of black bears on the green, your best bet is to not approach them. More...

    Started by Kilroy‎, 09-11-2014 02:20 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    09-13-2014 08:29 PM Go to last post
  47. Winter Golf Lessons

    Hello, New to the forum and looked around but could not find anything on this topic. My wife and 14 y/o daughter are looking for beginners golf lessons (group or individual). We live out in Navan so anything East of Ottawa and evenings or weekends is preferred. Thanks Tom

    Started by tturnbull‎, 09-10-2014 07:53 PM
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    09-11-2014 06:00 PM Go to last post
  48. Broken Garmin charger

    Hey gang. My plastic charger has snapped in half. This is the original basic GARMIN APPROACH S1 black watch version. Does anybody have a charger that they're not using any more that they could sell or maybe give me?? Thanks a lot team!

    Started by faldo‎, 09-08-2014 06:53 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    09-08-2014 06:53 AM Go to last post
  49. Aimpoint Clinics

    While it is obviously getting late in the golf season, does anyone know of any Aimpoint Clinics that may be held in Eastern Ontario? I have tried the search on their website for clinics in Canada but it requires the last three letters of a postal code, and that does not work. Any information...

    Started by BC MIST‎, 08-29-2014 12:41 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,226
    09-02-2014 01:39 PM Go to last post
  50. Tremblant T-Pack question

    I'm a last minute replacement for an annual Tremblant trip. The guy I'm replacing offered to sell his T-Pack green fees, however, the conditions indicate that they are non-transferable. Does anyone have experience with the T-Pack green fee? Will the pro shop request ID? Many thanks.

    Started by Green Jacket‎, 08-31-2014 11:17 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,891
    08-31-2014 03:33 PM Go to last post

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