1. TLuke

    Why Are You NOT Scheduling Lessons

    Nah, at my age my swing is held together with bailing wire, duct tape, and super glue. And I’m happy with that. Once we move to Florida in April, I may PT at a local course in exchange for a once a week lesson for Mrs. TLuke. I’d rather spend my money now on cheap golf, good steak, and good...
  2. TLuke

    Tour Event 2021 Genesis Invitational

    30 mph is normal in Nebraska. Come play the Prairie Club in the Sand Hills of Nebraska and you will see wind!
  3. TLuke

    USGA and R&A - Distance Rollback Proposals

    Just listening now to this subject on Golf Central. Very spirited discussion. I believe these changes will target the pro golfer only and not affect us weekday/weekend hacks. Just think of the OEM club and ball inventory that would be at risk if this was implemented across the board.
  4. TLuke

    USGA and R&A - Distance Rollback Proposals

    If the USGA and R&A think pro tour distance is that big of a problem, have the pros only play Cayman Pimples, hybrid, or 80% Pro V1 golf balls. No money lost for course redesigns. Problem solved.
  5. TLuke

    USGA and R&A - Distance Rollback Proposals

    Please leave everything as is. No need for driver COR adjustments or detuning golf balls. Pro golfers are pro golfers because they are most excellent (most of the time) in their tradecraft and fitness. But I do ponder how Nicklaus, Palmer, Player, Trevino etc. etc in their prime would compare...
  6. TLuke

    Those who’ve moved to Florida - hate it/love it?

    Thanks for all the input. Mrs. TLuke is heading Tuesday to Inverness, FL to look at a house at Lakeside CC. Properties are super hot now, so now I’m afraid we’ll get in a bidding war that will exceed our price point. Wish us luck!
  7. TLuke

    Cable companies - Cutting the cord

    I don’t believe they will buy them out, but will strike a very attractive deal to host their media content (e.g. Netflix) on their cable platform. Just like HBO, Showtime as an add-on with our local cable provider. I found it odd that Sony dropped PSVue. We really enjoyed that service. Maybe...
  8. TLuke

    Cable companies - Cutting the cord

    Yes, we have CL here but only 40 Mbps for $50. Don’t know if that’s a strong enough engine to power streaming two TVs, internet and other connected gadgets. Jealous of your deal.
  9. TLuke

    Cable companies - Cutting the cord

    And I’ll use my psychic powers here to predict that in 5 years cable companies will rule the roost. You can have your Netflix, Disney, etc. but they will be add-on channels through your cable provider.
  10. TLuke

    Cable companies - Cutting the cord

    Major cable supplier here in Omaha is pretty sly. We originally had just internet for about $60 a month based on our “history” of internet/streaming use. But we blew through our bandwidth data cap pretty quickly. Had to add unlimited usage for additional $60 a month just to keep things working...
  11. TLuke

    Those who’ve moved to Florida - hate it/love it?

    Well, we’ve wintered in Inverness/Lakeside Country Club the past couple of years and enjoyed it. Laid back small community. We’re looking in this area and Ocala as well. Nebraska can be just as horrible as well with the heat and humidity in the summer. My bones need warmth and not cold. Just...
  12. TLuke

    Those who’ve moved to Florida - hate it/love it?

    Mrs. TLuke wants to move to Florida. I kinda do too. Nebraska winters are no fun anymore. We’re both retired, no kids, just a weeny dog. For those that have moved to Florida, do you love it or regret it?
  13. TLuke

    Best Method for Learning?

    A little off topic, but with all the golf instruction information now available I wonder how my dad learned to play golf in the early 60’s on a 9 hole goat track in rural Iowa. He had none of what we have now, but he was quite the ball striker. Maybe it was self-taught or those Sunday...
  14. TLuke

    Oh, just stamp the darn degrees on irons please!

    Just watched Matt @ Golf Sidekick on YouTube hitting (no, bombing) a 26* Epic Star 7 iron. That’s my 5 iron loft! With all the iron loft jacking, why don’t OEM’s just stamp the degrees on their clubs? I know your answers already. Anyway, I’m going to the basement now with a Sharpie to renumber...
  15. TLuke

    Golf equipment - I have a ridiculous amount of ....

    Outside of golf balls, what golf equipment do you have too much of?
  16. TLuke

    How do you restrain yourself from buying another golf item?

    My wife is a Cricut and crafting maniac. I sneakily keep track of her costs and then confront her with her expenditures if I would like to have something for my golf hobby. Sometimes it works; sometimes I have to take care of my nosebleed.
  17. TLuke

    What others Do

    I’ll gladly take a 5 hour round instead of 5 hours shopping with the wife. But either way, I need a stiff drink afterwards.
  18. TLuke

    Ball Position Discussion

    As a casual golfer, I use Hogan/Nicklaus/Norman, and even Foley’s suggestions above for constant ball position, but widening/narrowing stance based on club selection. Just easier for me. But I will move the ball further back in my stance for chips around the green and punch outs from the trees.
  19. TLuke

    What Golf Stuff Did You Do Today?

    After plowing the driveway, hit some old shag balls out of a snow drift to see what PGA tournament bunkers might be like.
  20. TLuke

    Do you enjoy watching golf on TV?

    Just Sunday for the majors. If it’s a blowout, I’ll go watch paint dry. But that 96 Sunday Master’s I missed still haunts me. Greg was proof that your game can go off the rails.

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