Any Golfers In Florida??

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  1. DeeGee

    DeeGee I'm a Yorkshireman thanoz

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    Strange request on a bike forum, but if you don't ask and all that!

    I normally have a biking holiday with my missus for our annual vacation (see the links below), but this year we've booked a family holiday to Florida where we'll be staying on I drive and doing all the Disney stuff.

    It will be our second visit and last time we stayed there we managed to get a couple of games of golf in, but this time my eldest son isn't going so I'll not have a golfing buddy. Is any of you up for a game? I'll be over the first two weeks in August.

    Cheers

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  2. Philip Kuntz

    Philip Kuntz Fleasy Rider

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    I went to a driving range once, could barely hit the little ball. That was 20 yrs ago, I probably suck even worse now. That said, I will kick your ass at Wii golf. :deal
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  3. doc4216

    doc4216 Chronic High Fiver

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    I do but of course it is when I will be up north in NY/PA!
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  4. Huzband

    Huzband Team Dirt

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    One of my riding buddies has been known to haul his clubs on the bike. I'll point him to this thread.
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  5. Dr.Z

    Dr.Z 6Sigma Knuckle Shflr

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    I'm not far from Orlando. I hack at the ball around the course a bit. Not really good at it. As a matter of fact, I suck! But... I have a good time doing it. Being the cheap bastid that I am, I wouldn't pay more than $35-$40 for 18 holes at a local course. Plenty of those around my place. My FIL likes to play golf and he's retired. He can play anytime. I have a M-F gig so I'm somewhat limited on the times I can play. Not sure how good of a golfer you are but, if you're patient, and don't like to keep score, maybe we can all hook up when you're here. :deal
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  6. DeeGee

    DeeGee I'm a Yorkshireman thanoz

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    Cheers guys!

    Typical Doc! :huh

    Thanks Huzband I'd appreciate that :thumb

    Dr. Z sounds like a plan! I'm ok, I have a handicap of 12 and I'm happy to pay that kind of dollar for a game, although I'd have to hire a set of clubs too. I'm not too bothered about keeping a card, be just good to get out on a nice course and swing the clubs while I'm away and of course the obligatory beer afterwards :freaky
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  7. Dr.Z

    Dr.Z 6Sigma Knuckle Shflr

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    12 handicap, eh... well, you're in for a long day if I tag along. :rofl

    I'm thinking you can borrow some clubs. I have a spare set. :deal

    Obligatory beer before, during, and afterwards is in order! :freaky

    There's a few courses less than 10 miles from my place... Diamondback, Grenelefe, Oakwood, Willowbrook, Ridgewood Lakes, & Highland's Reserve just to name a few. Most of those are $45 or less per hacker in the summer I believe.
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  8. DeeGee

    DeeGee I'm a Yorkshireman thanoz

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    Sounds like my kinda round, over here we call it bolfing boozing and golfing. Only snag I'll have is we aren't getting a car this time around as we've got transfers to all the parks etc. how's the public transport system to get to the courses?
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    Dr.Z 6Sigma Knuckle Shflr

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    I'm sure the transport system in Disney is great for their courses. But... their courses are $$$.

    I don't believe the public transport to golf courses 20-30 miles away from Disney is any good unless you take a taxi. :lol3
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  10. Philip Kuntz

    Philip Kuntz Fleasy Rider

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    Dr.Z taxi service? Its not such a stretch.:ricky
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  11. Hatch

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  12. DeeGee

    DeeGee I'm a Yorkshireman thanoz

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    Ha ha reminds me of this Ricky Fowler Vid. For those who don't know Ricky Fowler, he was (and still is) a pretty good moto crosser and was going to persue it as a career until a bad injury to one of his feet cut it short. He then concentrated on the golf. Tour pro now famous for wearing the (KTM?) orange. :deal

    http://youtu.be/6vyOAhP2QqM
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  13. jaydee1445

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    Worst Afternoon of my life was when I won a sales contest and prize was a day off with a round of golf at one of the nicer C.C. near Disney. :puke1 Rather spend the day being hung up on while making sales calls.
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