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  1. 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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  2. What are the top 10 public courses in ottawa area

    List your top 10 public courses in Ottawa area in terms of best greens to play on don’t factor in the price

    Started by Tegano‎, 06-01-2021 06:54 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    06-13-2021 10:45 PM Go to last post
  3. Angry Kelly McParland: You mean Ontarians can't play golf because of Doug Ford's buddies?

    https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/canada/kelly-mcparland-you-mean-ontarians-can-t-play-golf-because-of-doug-ford-s-buddies/ar-BB1gJI80?ocid=msedgntp “I talk to my buddies, I know what happens. You know, they pick up another buddy, two or three, they go golfing, and there’s nothing wrong with...

    Started by Jasonreg‎, 05-14-2021 03:54 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    06-06-2021 08:20 AM Go to last post
  4. Recommendation for group handicap tracking?

    Looking for recommendations for a group handicap tracking. A group of us (18) play weekly games and are looking for a centralized group handicap system so it is transparent to all in the group and not relying on one admin to enter all of the scores. A feature would have to allow members to enter...

    Started by celtic28‎, 05-23-2021 02:19 PM
    • Replies: 10
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    05-28-2021 10:13 AM Go to last post
  5. Course conditions - long roughs

    Anyone else finding the rough to be really long?? What's up with the 4incj cuts and lack of cutting to be more exact?

    Started by reizax‎, 05-25-2021 05:06 AM
    • Replies: 10
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    05-26-2021 05:24 PM Go to last post
  6. Kirkland Wedges

    My cousin got a set of the Kirkland wedges instore at Costco Vancouver and is super impressed. Does anyone know if they will have any in Ontario when the siege ends or should I go ahead and back-order online (2 - 3 weeks)?

    Started by Gofish2‎, 05-17-2021 03:16 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    05-17-2021 05:36 PM Go to last post
  7. Anybody else feeling optimistic ?

    Maybe its the sunny weather but I think the Ontario govt are going to open up the golf/tennis within the week. Positive thoughts please

    Started by Gofish2‎, 05-12-2021 08:35 PM
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    05-14-2021 02:44 PM Go to last post
  8. Ontarians playing in Quebec.

    I'm thinking of running the gauntlet and playing a round on the dark side. Any thoughts, suggestions, tips, etc........................

    Started by McDuff‎, 05-08-2021 11:22 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    05-14-2021 10:52 AM Go to last post
  9. Whats up with fans in California

    Watching the PGA tour in California and noticed huge crowds, no distancing, no masks? So i checked to see if the state was doing all right withe pandemic and turns out that its still bad out there. Doesnt the PGA tour have anything to say about this? I really dont get it. A few weeks ago inTexas,...

    Started by Marcos‎, 05-10-2021 06:40 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 392
    05-10-2021 05:04 PM Go to last post
  10. Ford Announcement

    He is speaking to reporters today at 11am.

    Started by em69‎, 04-30-2021 07:58 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    04-30-2021 12:42 PM Go to last post
  11. Ontario COVID restrictions cut Canadian U.S. Open qualifiers

    Click here to link to this article written by Ron Patey. *Please Note: link counter installed by OttawaGolf

    Started by Yankflank‎, 04-28-2021 04:46 PM
    covid, golf canada, rattlesnake point, u.s. open
    • Replies: 0
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    04-28-2021 04:46 PM Go to last post
  12. How to keep in golf shape while waiting for golf in Ontario to reopen.

    Decided to try and keep my game and mental health in shape while waiting for golf in Ontario to reopen. Started trying to make 3-foot putts to a small target using the PuttOut Pressure Putt Trainer. Not to good at this but it is fun. Then I try the same putt with my eyes closed (all pulls))) ...

    Started by john8888‎, 04-23-2021 03:36 PM
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    04-23-2021 03:36 PM Go to last post
  13. Handicap Tracking

    Sorry if this has already been answered elsewhere in the Forum (looked but couldn't find) but is the handicap tracker database going to be fixed or is it dead for good?

    Started by bmac1971‎, 04-13-2021 03:23 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    04-17-2021 05:53 PM Go to last post
  14. Golf Channel Pixelation

    Hey all...sorry if this has alredy been posted..haven't seen it anywhere. Anyone else who subscribes to Rogers see bad pixelation in the Golf channel feed? It's been happening for a couple of weeks. I reset the receiver, everything. Just want to see if this is a larger issue. Thanks! Troy

    Started by Teeroy‎, 04-03-2021 02:55 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    04-16-2021 09:01 PM Go to last post
  15. Thumbs up Brockville Country Club to host RBC PGA Scramble qualifier

    https://rpgolf.wordpress.com/2021/04/01/brockville-country-club-to-host-rbc-pga-scramble-qualifier-finals-set-for-cabot-links-and-cabot-cliffs/ Finals at Cabot Links and Cabot Cliffs:)

    Started by Yankflank‎, 04-01-2021 08:55 AM
    brockville country club, cabot cliffs, cabot links, cape breton, rbc pga scramble
    • Replies: 1
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    04-02-2021 08:39 PM Go to last post
  16. Smile Pine View adds two ponds on back-nine

    https://rpgolf.wordpress.com/2021/03/30/pine-views-new-look-includes-two-ponds-on-back-nine-of-championship-course/

    Started by Yankflank‎, 03-30-2021 08:06 AM
    championship course, pace of play, pine view golf course, ponds
    • Replies: 1
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    03-31-2021 10:21 AM Go to last post
  17. Golf Packages near Montréal or Ottawa

    Heyfellow golfers, Does anyone know a great golf package with accommodations on site ? Cheers

    Started by Golfmaxxx‎, 03-14-2021 09:42 AM
    • Replies: 11
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    03-15-2021 09:14 PM Go to last post
  18. Roger "The Real Deal" Beale returns to The Marshes Golf Club

    https://rpgolf.wordpress.com/2021/02/20/roger-beale-returns-as-head-golf-professional-to-the-marshes-golf-club/:)

    Started by Yankflank‎, 02-20-2021 09:56 AM
    head golf professional, roger beale, the marshes golf club
    • Replies: 2
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    02-20-2021 04:43 PM Go to last post
  19. Golf Avenue

    Does anyone have experience dealing with Golf Avenue. How accurate are their ratings? Thanks Terry

    Started by shortdrive‎, 02-18-2021 10:47 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    02-19-2021 09:17 AM Go to last post
  20. Hylands GC

    Looking at becoming a member. Any members here that can give me some information? TIA

    Started by XTOUR‎, 03-07-2020 09:58 AM
    • Replies: 22
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    02-09-2021 10:55 PM Go to last post
  21. [Costco] Kirkland Signature Golf Gloves 4 pack $26.99

    Good price in store. Also available online for $8 more.

    Started by Gofish2‎, 01-06-2021 10:48 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    01-16-2021 11:39 AM Go to last post
  22. Trying new putters and wondering if we have learned anything over the past 15 years ?

    Just going back through old posts on this site and looking for putting insights. Will never be able to hit the driver 300 yards but I think that with all the spare time to practice that I can become a much better putter. Can anyone suggest a site that has really good tips or instruction or even...

    Started by Gofish2‎, 12-30-2020 08:48 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    01-11-2021 02:18 PM Go to last post
  23. Smile Triple lines on putter ?

    Anyone know if the vinyl stickers with 3 alignment lines are available locally to place on the top of your putter head ? Already marked my golf balls and looking to practice all winter :)

    Started by Gofish2‎, 12-23-2020 07:53 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    12-28-2020 01:35 AM Go to last post
  24. Decathlon Store

    Can anyone comment on the golf equipment sold by this store ? I have been into their store on St. Laurent several times and didn't know they sold golf items until reading an article on " Inesis " on Mygolfspy.com.

    Started by Gofish2‎, 12-17-2020 07:03 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    12-23-2020 07:42 PM Go to last post
  25. Posting pics in classified section

    I used to always think it was a cop-out when people said "I can't post pics, PM me" as i never had any problems. Now, lately, I have not been able to post pics either. Does anyone have any tips or advice on what I am doing wrong? Thanks.

    Started by Swerve‎, 12-14-2020 02:54 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    12-15-2020 09:56 PM Go to last post
  26. Anyone see any Cyber Monday Green Fee or other deals for next year?

    I've noted that GolfXtra had a discount on their memberships for next year. And several courses have emails out on discounts but some are not really discounts or not very much per green fee. I did see this but wondering if this is just all the time and not just for today to buy or not. ...

    Started by opuscat‎, 11-30-2020 03:40 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    12-04-2020 10:35 AM Go to last post
  27. 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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    12-04-2020 09:25 AM Go to last post
  28. best condition public golf course

    Looking to join. Any suggestions on public golf courses in the Ottawa area that are in usually good condition like private courses.

    Started by sillygolf‎, 11-14-2020 11:14 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    11-23-2020 08:00 PM Go to last post
  29. Kirkland / Costco Golf balls

    If anyone is interested, Costco on Merivale is stocking them again.

    Started by nice_lag‎, 11-14-2020 09:58 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    11-22-2020 12:36 AM Go to last post
  30. Golf stuff.ca

    Just wondering if anyone has ordered from here? Are they good/bad ?

    Started by ladygolfer13‎, 11-10-2020 06:07 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    11-17-2020 12:50 AM Go to last post
  31. Titleist Loyalty Rewarded - Buy 3 Get 1 Free with Free Personalization

    Hey Ottawa Golfers - it's back and we've got it! Order any Titleist Golf balls and get free personalization and free shipping delivered to your door or as a gift for the lucky golfer in your life - before X-mas guaranteed!...

    Started by Tambo‎, 11-01-2020 10:37 AM
    golf balls, golf deals, pro v1, titleist
    • Replies: 0
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    11-01-2020 10:37 AM Go to last post
  32. Rideauview or Camelot

    Hi All, I am wondering if anyone has views on which is better. Rideauview or Camelot. I have narrowed down my search to those two. Here are my criteria: 1) Golf Course/Playing conditions 2) Practice Facilities/ Instruction 3) Social: Welcoming, easy to connect with other members, friendly...

    Started by MS1‎, 10-26-2020 07:55 PM
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    10-27-2020 07:59 PM Go to last post
  33. Post Membership and Physio

    Greetings all, New to the forum and excited to be here. I got the golf bug this year and have started to dream golf (much to my Wife's annoyance). I have been on the range a lot and this has impacted my shoulder and elbow (I am a long time tennis player which does not help either). Any...

    Started by MS1‎, 09-15-2020 01:15 PM
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    10-05-2020 10:24 AM Go to last post
  34. Global Golf

    Just wondering if anyone has ordered from this company? There website does not show actual pictures of the clubs. Unlike Golf Avenue where you get an idea of what the club looks like Thanks

    Started by ladygolfer13‎, 09-28-2020 01:10 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    10-04-2020 04:37 PM Go to last post
  35. Lost Titleist Hybrid 910 21* at Champlain on Sunday sep 20

    Checking my luck., Hoping one good Ottawa golf forum guy found it..

    Started by Golf41‎, 09-23-2020 02:24 PM
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    09-24-2020 08:55 PM Go to last post
  36. Free golf grip

    Lambkin is currently offering a free golf grip https://www.lamkingrips.com/upgrade/ You get a printable voucher and take your club to Golftown. Installation is free as well.

    Started by Gofish2‎, 09-07-2020 09:51 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    09-14-2020 06:07 PM Go to last post
  37. Comparable Courses in Kingston

    Hi guys---we are having a golf day in Kingston as it is central for folks driving from other areas. Does anyone have any suggestions for courses comparable to Equinelle and Stonebridge----also a decent dinning room :-) Black Bear is too far from Montreal :(

    Started by big mac‎, 08-08-2020 12:03 PM
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    08-20-2020 05:39 PM Go to last post
  38. How to make Wybdham Fantasy Golf picks ?

    Trying to make fantasy golf picks but Wyndham Championship is not showing up. Any ideas ?

    Started by Gofish2‎, 08-11-2020 02:57 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    08-12-2020 02:49 PM Go to last post
  39. Cool ball marker for those who have trouble lining up putts

    I visited their website and this ball marker is a step up from putting a line on your ball. It is expensive but for those "mature" golfers who may have difficulty lining up their stating line this can be very effective. The trident shape on the marker slides back and forth on the actual marker...

    Started by leftylucas‎, 08-10-2020 05:04 PM
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    08-10-2020 05:04 PM Go to last post
  40. Golftown Gatineau

    Just a Kudo to the service at Golftown Gatineau with everyone and especially Raymond. He knows is stuff with lots of experience and provides a A-1 service to customers.

    Started by Kak‎, 08-10-2020 04:03 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    08-10-2020 04:54 PM Go to last post
  41. Covid discs and foam stealing hole in ones?

    Just wondering if anyone else is thought this. Seems like some places with these Covid disc and foam might be robbing golfers of hole in ones. There has to be a decrease in hole in ones this season. That foam will kick about everything out sometimes.

    Started by Grabster‎, 08-08-2020 03:57 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    08-09-2020 04:19 PM Go to last post
  42. Clicgear at Ottawa Golf Courses

    Hello, Does anyone know of any courses in the Ottawa/Gatineau area that carry Clicgear accessories? I have some gift certificates to CPGA Ottawa golf shops I'm hoping to use towards something from Clicgear. I would otherwise consider Amazon/Golf Town normally but I'm hopeful there's a course out...

    Started by royalsevy‎, 08-06-2020 01:22 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    08-07-2020 05:50 AM Go to last post
  43. Cure for sweaty hands

    Saw a you tube video on a fix for sweaty hands that can play havoc with your game..rain gloves on both hands is recommended or just your top hand..

    Started by justdoit‎, 06-19-2020 03:28 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    07-23-2020 09:51 AM Go to last post
  44. Courses ripping people off for carts

    So far Canadian and Smith's Falls have ripped me off for golf carts. Canadian charged $50 and Smith's Falls $42. Won't be going back again!

    Started by reizax‎, 07-11-2020 05:54 PM
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 2,239
    07-17-2020 11:43 AM Go to last post
  45. Smile Canada Life Series set up for pros

    https://rpgolf.wordpress.com/2020/07/10/mackenzie-tour-pga-tour-canada-rolls-out-four-event-canada-life-series/

    Started by Yankflank‎, 07-11-2020 11:07 AM
    canada life series, mackenzie tour
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 701
    07-11-2020 11:07 AM Go to last post
  46. Golftown Return Policy

    Hey All, Before I waste my time standing in line at GT, I was wondering if anyone knows the return policy on drivers? If I brought it to a range, and absolutely hate it, can I bring it back for a refund or credit? It has zero marks from the range session, and given they have their launch...

    Started by Teeroy‎, 06-20-2020 10:59 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 950
    06-23-2020 09:50 AM Go to last post
  47. Lessons

    Need suggestions. I did not take lessons for years and I need suggestions for a good pro near Champlain bridge. Don't want a David Leadbetter, i want a feel teacher. Thanks

    Started by strong49‎, 06-16-2020 09:32 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    06-22-2020 11:33 AM Go to last post
  48. Course Suggestions

    Every year for my birthday, I pick a higher end course to play. What are some really good courses within 60-90 drive from the city. I have never played Heritage in Quebec or Montebello. They look very scenic. Any suggestions?

    Started by em69‎, 05-29-2020 07:17 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,189
    06-20-2020 11:17 AM Go to last post
  49. Golf Course Talk

    Hey guys. I sat down and made a list of all the golf courses in Eastern Ontario about a year or two ago and decided that in the following couple of years, I wanted to try to play every course on that list at least once. The area I covered is basically if you look at the map of Ontario and draw a...

    Started by Chris8185‎, 06-18-2020 02:11 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 960
    06-20-2020 10:06 AM Go to last post
  50. Golf Canada axes all amateur events

    https://rpgolf.wordpress.com/2020/06/15/breaking-news-golf-canada-scrubs-all-amateur-events-for-rest-of-2020/:shocked

    Started by Yankflank‎, 06-15-2020 04:42 PM
    golf canada, ottawagolfexaminer, ronpateygolf
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 760
    06-15-2020 04:42 PM Go to last post

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