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Speaking of boring sports... US Open is at Pebble Beach this year...

March 05, 2019 11:53AM
my son-in-law and two oldest grandson's are thinking about going... at least one day.

I have actually played golf with a few professional golfers... but I have only been to one other pro tournament... the Pro Am at Pebble, and that many years ago. The hi light of that day was almost getting hit by an errant approach to the green shot by Kevin Costner... it hit 3 rows in front of me in the bleachers surrounding the 18th green.

Playing with Pros - - - is frustrating. And no, it's not helpful... oh I suppose it could be helpful and perhaps is for those golfers with calm demeanor and an immunity to tantrums but I'm not one of those golfers.

Pro, "Jimmy, you could try......."

Me Interrupting, "If I want your #$#@$# advice I'll ask for it".

There is also a lot of humiliation involved in playing with Pros. I was once in a 4-some with a semi-pro, behind us was a 4-some with Craig Stadler, (The Walrus)... I hit my best drive of the day... right at 300yds dead middle of the fairway. The Walrus teed off a little early, shouted "FOUR"... and flew us with his drive.

As a viewer, however, and not a player... they are beyond amazing to watch. If you ever go to a pro tournament DO NOT MISS OUT on heading over to the practice area and watch them warm-up... you'll be astounded.... whichever club they are warming up with their ball will be landing in an area no bigger than a doormat. Well, close to that anyway. - JamesJM
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  Ok, Most frustrating team sport to watch, in your option...

Arkansas Ram78March 03, 2019 11:11AM

  Re: Ok, Most frustrating team sport to watch, in your option...

MamaRAMa41March 03, 2019 12:19PM

  I don't think Hockey plays that well on TV...

JamesJM24March 03, 2019 01:38PM

  There's nothing like going to the stadium

BlueRidgeHorns26March 03, 2019 03:28PM

  Re: There's nothing like going to the stadium

MamaRAMa26March 03, 2019 03:41PM

  I have been told that with NASCAR.

Ramgator33March 04, 2019 04:47AM

  Re: I have been told that with NASCAR.

MamaRAMa49March 04, 2019 05:04AM

  To all the above yes, and MaMa there's this..........

Arkansas Ram26March 03, 2019 04:38PM

  Never been to a sporting event I didn't enjoy...

JamesJM22March 04, 2019 07:00AM

  I sure as heck salute Hockey Announcers/ Commentators !!!

Ramgator23March 04, 2019 04:50AM

  Very little of.....

Ramgator22March 04, 2019 04:51AM

  I like hockey... Baseball??? omg

Atlantic Ram28March 05, 2019 10:07AM

  LOL.. baseball is a social event...

JamesJM26March 05, 2019 11:20AM

  Re: LOL.. baseball is a social event...

Atlantic Ram18March 05, 2019 02:42PM

  Yeah, I don't know if it's 'more' of a thinking game...

JamesJM18March 05, 2019 02:54PM

  Re: Yeah, I don't know if it's 'more' of a thinking game...

Atlantic Ram19March 05, 2019 04:12PM

  Horse racing

JamesJM31March 05, 2019 04:30PM

  not mean to dog you Atlantic.......

21Dog23March 05, 2019 03:08PM

  Absolutely...

JamesJM18March 05, 2019 03:15PM

  No, I was wrong, I checked.. it was '81 and '85.

JamesJM17March 05, 2019 03:27PM

  not at all... dog away!

Atlantic Ram19March 05, 2019 04:07PM

  Soccer

IowaRam24March 05, 2019 10:18AM

  Speaking of boring sports... US Open is at Pebble Beach this year...

JamesJM24March 05, 2019 11:53AM

  I like them all.....

21Dog25March 05, 2019 01:45PM

  Can't see Dodgers on TV

waterfield22March 06, 2019 06:00AM

  Transistor Radio

JoeMad21March 07, 2019 11:46AM

  I love radio...

JamesJM22March 07, 2019 12:11PM

  ME TOO! Especially Gator football games. Takes me back....

Ramgator19March 07, 2019 02:54PM

  Interesting..

JamesJM18March 07, 2019 10:53AM