Your on course personality/approach?

What is your on course personality/approach? Choose one or many.

  • Focused on the golf

    Votes: 37 52.9%
  • Social, outgoing

    Votes: 42 60.0%
  • Party mode

    Votes: 1 1.4%
  • Full pro every shot

    Votes: 2 2.9%
  • Correcting everyone else's flaws

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Quiet, reserved

    Votes: 9 12.9%
  • Grumpy

    Votes: 1 1.4%
  • Just happy to be not working

    Votes: 31 44.3%
  • Wishing it was a THP event

    Votes: 18 25.7%
  • Data scientist

    Votes: 4 5.7%

  • Total voters
    70
  • Poll closed .

GoldenBuff

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When you are out playing around, what's your on course personality and approach? I created a poll but have no expectation it will be inclusive of the diversity.

Open for 7 days. Curious what THPers are like when playing.
 

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I am typically quiet and reserved. I am conversational and get to know someone, but I don't typically deep dive into anyone's life unless I am playing with them regularly.

But, of course I am always wishing I was at a THP event!! Someday...someday!!
 

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I'm focused on the golf for sure, but not to the point that I take myself too seriously. Beyond that, I have no idea.
 

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Definitely focused on the golf, but also like to have some fun and interact with the people I'm playing. I will never get to the point that I take my golf too seriously.:)
 

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I'm enthusiastic and social but easy going. I focus on the golf but where I can like to get to know the people I'm golfing with. I'm not always a good fit with the party crowd and some of the more reserved, quiet players.

I see so many different personalities and approaches. I wondered if THP calls to some types more than others. I have golf buddies who banter and put each other down all day and others who are best described as grumpy focused. I've also run into total pro types where I felt like I was playing alone. The only ones who get under my skin are the golfers who can't tell me enough times what I'm doing wrong.
 

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I focus on the golf, but also want to have a good time and that is important to me.
 

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despite not being able to shut up off the course, I am usually quite quiet on the course. I am usually fighting my own demons and trying to scrape together a round so may come off as grumpy, but I love getting out.
 

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I focus on the golf, but also want to have a good time and that is important to me.
I totally agree, one of the reasons I like golfing so much is the fun I have doing it. When golf becomes a chore and not fun is the day I will hang up the golf shoes.
 

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Completely depends on the season, my energy level, the gear in my hands, the company, and the wagers/competition. I'm totally happy to just kick back, enjoy the day, and that I'm not working, but I can focus so hard you have to shout my name multiple times before I even hear it, and everything in between too. I'm game for all games.
 

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Try to be a good mix of focused on the golf while still being social and having fun.
 

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I chose focused, social and full pro

Focused because I try with every shot
Social because I like talking and joking between shots
Full Pro not because of the outcome of my game, but my approach to the rounds
 

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I'm usually relatively quiet and don't take the golf too seriously. I'm pretty laid back for the most part.
 

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I am focused on the golf because I love to play, but I also joke around quite a bit and I love the social aspect of the game. I do get in my own way sometimes with over analysis though. One thing I don't do is lose my cool. I just don't like playing with someone who does so I dont do it myself. I do try to win whatever game we ar laying that day though. I am competitive.
 

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Quiet, reserved. Im a pretty introverted person and if I get grouped with randoms, I tend to not really talk to them about anything other than golf unless they try to engage me in conversation. Im there to golf, not to talk. ?‍♂
 

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Depends. Am I shooting 82 or 102?

I used to be serious on the course. Read a bunch of Rotella books. Now I tend to just be my easy going self regardless of how I’m shooting. Much better.
 

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Social and easygoing, because I don't play well enough to take it too serious.
 

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I enjoy golf.

Even when I play bad golf.

It might actually be my superpower, because I've played some baaaaaad golf with a smile on my face.
 

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i'm the stereotypical "non-golfer" of the group...I use baseball slang and drink lots of beer.
 

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In the past, when I was playing in Sectional PGA events, I was full pro mode on every shot. I really didn't enjoy playing that way, and once I got out of the PGA events, I became more of a social golfer, I still get focused over the ball, but I can turn it off after hitting my shot. I credit playing with my wife and getting my son into the game for helping me take it a little less seriously.
 

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I focus on the golf and love to chat between shots.
 

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I'm pretty focused on golf but not at the exclusion of being social. I certainly focus on playing but also enjoy the chat and banter of playing partners.
 

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Social and happy to not be working.

Im way past the sucking the fun out of the group/day by being the one so hyper focused on things within the golf that I lose sight of it just being a pastime. Toughest rounds for me are with those that take their game way too serious.
 

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