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Colorado WRX 2018

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pseudoswedepseudoswede Fear the Power DrawParker, CO 1475Members Posts: 1,475
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This is an annual thread for Colorado residents. Feel free to post anything Colorado golf-related in this thread. For example...
  • Great deals on green fees or club memberships
  • Recommendations for Colorado club fitters, swing coaches, etc.
  • Looking for a playing partner/golf league/club membership
  • Colorado golf course news/reviews
  • How awesome it was golfing last weekend wearing shorts and a t-shirt ... in January
  • How awesome it was golfing last weekend wearing snow gear ... in June
  • Accomplishing the Colorado duofecta of skiing and golfing on the same day
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"In the end, everything is fine; if it is not fine, it is not the end."

--Unknown


Ping G LS Tec 9° 65X
Ping S55 3-PW DG X100 (orange dot)
Ping Glide 52°, 56°, 60° (orange dot)
Odyssey Works Big T V-Line CS 33.5"
Front Range Golf Club (frgclub.com)
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  • jacobEDGEjacobEDGE  2011Members Posts: 2,011
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    I know it's a little while away, and things can change...but forecast is saying Saturday is going to be 56º.



    That's more than warm enough for me to play a round somewhere. Anyone have any plans?
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  • brianhorne8brianhorne8  1574Members Posts: 1,574
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    There it is! Welcome to 2018, everyone.

    jacobEDGE wrote:


    I know it's a little while away, and things can change...but forecast is saying Saturday is going to be 56º.



    That's more than warm enough for me to play a round somewhere. Anyone have any plans?




    If I'm around, I'm in.
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  • CDMCDM  1909Members Posts: 1,909
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    Happy New Year everyone.
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  • ArkJagArkJag  392Members Posts: 392
    Joined:  edited Jan 1, 2018 #5
    Greetings, all.



    I'm spending the next six months in the Brighton area, and am looking for a year round/heated outdoor range where I can practice for the next few months. I know there's a Top Golf in Centennial, as well as a heated double decker range close by that which I think is part of a muni. Centennial is a 40ish minute drive one way for me though, so I'm hoping to find something a little bit closer.



    Any advice would be appreciated.
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  • irvtrainirvtrain Denver, CO 1021Members Posts: 1,021
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    Near Brighton, I believe Green Valley Ranch has one as well as Colorado National. To be honest you won't need the heated garage or range though. There will be a week or two where you won't be able to practice but other than that, temps will be in the high 40s to 50s. When the sun is out, that is actually warm. Being closer to the sun has its advantages lol.



    Happy New Year guys!



    Wish I could do Saturday but committed myself to the Zona vs CU BB game in Boulder. Have fun.
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  • GmcourtneyGmcourtney  213Members Posts: 213
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    Happy New Year Colorado WRXers.



    Brian/Jacob... I *might* be in for Saturday if you guys are looking for another. I've been fighting the flu for the last several days... today is the first day since the day after Christmas that I actually feel like a human again. Assuming I'm back to my old self by the weekend, I'm hoping to get out and play. Got to take advantage of 55-60 degree days in January!
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  • CDMCDM  1909Members Posts: 1,909
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    I could be down to play to this weekend if the weather holds. Got a new shaft for Xmas (gift from me to me lol) to test in the driver. Plus been a long time since I hit a ball. Figures I am going out of town next week and the weather starts to get better.



    Edit: Also picked up a couple dozen Wilson Duo U to use in the off months.... Dick's flash sale at 15.00 a box =)
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  • thaarthaar Best 3-putter in town!  1015Members Posts: 1,015
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    Happy new year everyone! Looking back at some of the older Colorado WRX threads here, we really got this place active last year! It was really cool to see and a lot of fun. I was fortunate to meet and play with quite a few people here. It's a great community for sure. For reference, here are the total posts in these threads since 2014:



    2014 - 29 posts

    2015 - 460 posts

    2016 - 344 posts

    2017 - 2,759 posts!



    Looking forward to a great 2018!
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    Cobra F8+ 9.5* - Project X EvenFlow 65x
    Cobra F8 3/4w - Tour AD IZ-7s
    Cobra Utility 19.5* - Tensei Blue 80s
    Cobra 3/4h - SmacWrap 780 ES x
    Cobra Forged Tec Black - AMT x100
    Cobra King Wedges 50/54/58 versatile - AMT S400
    Edel E-1
  • brianhorne8brianhorne8  1574Members Posts: 1,574
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    thaar wrote:


    Happy new year everyone! Looking back at some of the older Colorado WRX threads here, we really got this place active last year! It was really cool to see and a lot of fun. I was fortunate to meet and play with quite a few people here. It's a great community for sure. For reference, here are the total posts in these threads since 2014:



    2014 - 29 posts

    2015 - 460 posts

    2016 - 344 posts

    2017 - 2,759 posts!



    Looking forward to a great 2018!




    Nice work, everyone. Hope you all had good holidays. 2017 thread gets locked up tonight.
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  • brianhorne8brianhorne8  1574Members Posts: 1,574
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    Darn. I'm out for Saturday. The AM is no good and Mollie got offered a last-minute nannying gig in the PM. We're already planning to go far, far away for Christmas 2018 (among other hopeful vacations this year), so I'm on dad duty while she watches some other kids. Have fun out there guys. I'll be thinking of this day when I'm golfing in Hawaii this coming December!
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  • DaVinciGolfDaVinciGolf Seasoned Hacker  142Members Posts: 142
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    Just posting to the new thread so I get notifications on what’s happening.



    Playing this morning for the 4th time in 6 days (in San Diego for the holidays).
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  • deadsolid...shankdeadsolid...shank  14804ClubWRX Posts: 14,804
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    Is there snow on the ground in Denver? Looks like I might have to run over there Thursday.
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    Titleist 910 8.5
    Titleist 910 15*
    Titleist 910H 17*
    2-6 Mizuno MP-60, 7-PW MP-67
    SC GoLo
    Vokey SM5 52,58,62
  • I_HATE_SNOWI_HATE_SNOW  3363Members Posts: 3,363
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    Tag for when the snow melts off my course, or I travel.
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  • CDMCDM  1909Members Posts: 1,909
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    Is there snow on the ground in Denver? Looks like I might have to run over there Thursday.




    Not much at all. You might be good as it is listing around 48-50 on Thursday.
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    Is there snow on the ground in Denver? Looks like I might have to run over there Thursday.




    Not much at all. You might be good as it is listing around 48-50 on Thursday.




    Those temps work for me. We’ve got a foot of snow on the ground so it’s going to be quite a while before we can play here.
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    Titleist 910 8.5
    Titleist 910 15*
    Titleist 910H 17*
    2-6 Mizuno MP-60, 7-PW MP-67
    SC GoLo
    Vokey SM5 52,58,62
  • jacobEDGEjacobEDGE  2011Members Posts: 2,011
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    Feel like an actual grown up today! Purchased a Club Glove travel bag & stiff arm thing. Something about traveling with my golf clubs just makes me feel like an adult.



    Just in time for the tournament I'm playing in Vegas next weekend. (which is why I really need to get out and play this weekend. I'm so rusty right now)
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  • masamitsumasamitsu  2511Members Posts: 2,511
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    Welcome to adulthood :P



    Play well in Vegas and bring back the trophy!!
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    Mizuno GT190 Atmos Blue 6S
    Mizuno CLK 19* Speeder EVO HB S
    Titleist 4i AMT S300
    Mizuno JPX 900 Forged 5-G KBS Tour
    Mizuno S18 54.8/58.8
    Carbon Ringo 1/4
    Balls : 2017 ProV1x / KSig / Vice Pro+
  • irvtrainirvtrain Denver, CO 1021Members Posts: 1,021
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    Is there snow on the ground in Denver? Looks like I might have to run over there Thursday.




    Not much at all. You might be good as it is listing around 48-50 on Thursday.




    Those temps work for me. We’ve got a foot of snow on the ground so it’s going to be quite a while before we can play here.




    All snow is melted and most courses are in pretty good shape for January.

    masamitsu wrote:


    Welcome to adulthood :P



    Play well in Vegas and bring back the trophy!!




    Good luck! Golfweek?
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  • deadsolid...shankdeadsolid...shank  14804ClubWRX Posts: 14,804
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    irvtrain wrote:





    Is there snow on the ground in Denver? Looks like I might have to run over there Thursday.




    Not much at all. You might be good as it is listing around 48-50 on Thursday.




    Those temps work for me. We’ve got a foot of snow on the ground so it’s going to be quite a while before we can play here.




    All snow is melted and most courses are in pretty good shape for January.



    Thanks Irv. I think maybe a Friday trip over is in order.
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    Titleist 910 8.5
    Titleist 910 15*
    Titleist 910H 17*
    2-6 Mizuno MP-60, 7-PW MP-67
    SC GoLo
    Vokey SM5 52,58,62
  • jacobEDGEjacobEDGE  2011Members Posts: 2,011
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    irvtrain wrote:




    Good luck! Golfweek?




    Yup! Played on the tour all last year, and had a real fun time. My game kept improving towards the end of the year. Pretty limited field so far (16 people in my flight), but it'll be fun just to travel and play a couple new courses. And possibly even make money from it!
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  • thaarthaar Best 3-putter in town!  1015Members Posts: 1,015
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    jacobEDGE wrote:


    Feel like an actual grown up today! Purchased a Club Glove travel bag & stiff arm thing. Something about traveling with my golf clubs just makes me feel like an adult.



    Just in time for the tournament I'm playing in Vegas next weekend. (which is why I really need to get out and play this weekend. I'm so rusty right now)




    Haha, good luck! Sounds like fun!


    masamitsu wrote:


    Welcome to adulthood :P



    Play well in Vegas and bring back the trophy!!




    Bert has surfaced! Haven't seen you around here in awhile. Parenting keeping you busy? How's the kid...um, I mean, are the parents still sane image/smile.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />



    My BiL just had their second kid over thxgiving and it sounds like both of them are miserable and about to lose their mind image/laugh.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':lol:' />
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    Cobra F8+ 9.5* - Project X EvenFlow 65x
    Cobra F8 3/4w - Tour AD IZ-7s
    Cobra Utility 19.5* - Tensei Blue 80s
    Cobra 3/4h - SmacWrap 780 ES x
    Cobra Forged Tec Black - AMT x100
    Cobra King Wedges 50/54/58 versatile - AMT S400
    Edel E-1
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  • masamitsumasamitsu  2511Members Posts: 2,511
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    thaar wrote:

    jacobEDGE wrote:


    Feel like an actual grown up today! Purchased a Club Glove travel bag & stiff arm thing. Something about traveling with my golf clubs just makes me feel like an adult.



    Just in time for the tournament I'm playing in Vegas next weekend. (which is why I really need to get out and play this weekend. I'm so rusty right now)




    Haha, good luck! Sounds like fun!


    masamitsu wrote:


    Welcome to adulthood :P



    Play well in Vegas and bring back the trophy!!




    Bert has surfaced! Haven't seen you around here in awhile. Parenting keeping you busy? How's the kid...um, I mean, are the parents still sane image/smile.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />



    My BiL just had their second kid over thxgiving and it sounds like both of them are miserable and about to lose their mind image/laugh.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':lol:' />




    Yeah, pretty busy to say the least. It's not so much the additional child but everything from work etc. Just busy. I think I've played 3 times since Oct. image/sad.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':(' />



    How you doing?
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    Mizuno JPX900 EvoIII S (weights center channel port 1 & 2)
    Mizuno GT190 Atmos Blue 6S
    Mizuno CLK 19* Speeder EVO HB S
    Titleist 4i AMT S300
    Mizuno JPX 900 Forged 5-G KBS Tour
    Mizuno S18 54.8/58.8
    Carbon Ringo 1/4
    Balls : 2017 ProV1x / KSig / Vice Pro+
  • thaarthaar Best 3-putter in town!  1015Members Posts: 1,015
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    I don't even think I've played that much unfortunately. Been good, but super busy lately with the family, holidays, work, and studying for a cert. Things will be slowing down soon though! Are you considering doing Monte's clinic again? I'm torn...
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    Cobra F8+ 9.5* - Project X EvenFlow 65x
    Cobra F8 3/4w - Tour AD IZ-7s
    Cobra Utility 19.5* - Tensei Blue 80s
    Cobra 3/4h - SmacWrap 780 ES x
    Cobra Forged Tec Black - AMT x100
    Cobra King Wedges 50/54/58 versatile - AMT S400
    Edel E-1
  • jacobEDGEjacobEDGE  2011Members Posts: 2,011
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    Just booked 1:07pm at Green Valley Ranch for tomorrow.



    Teeoff.com had it for $23. At that time, it's highly unlikely I'll squeeze all 18 holes in, but I'm also super stubborn and will keep playing until I can no longer find where my ball ends up.



    I think there is still 1 more slot open at that time if anyone wants to join!
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  • masamitsumasamitsu  2511Members Posts: 2,511
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    I wish I could. My wife is taking our 5 yr old to copper for his ski lessons - I'm flying solo with the 8 month old.
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    Mizuno JPX900 EvoIII S (weights center channel port 1 & 2)
    Mizuno GT190 Atmos Blue 6S
    Mizuno CLK 19* Speeder EVO HB S
    Titleist 4i AMT S300
    Mizuno JPX 900 Forged 5-G KBS Tour
    Mizuno S18 54.8/58.8
    Carbon Ringo 1/4
    Balls : 2017 ProV1x / KSig / Vice Pro+
  • GmcourtneyGmcourtney  213Members Posts: 213
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    Jacob, did you already have to prepay for that time? Looks like that group is full, but I snagged a single at 12:29 and there are a couple spots still open as of 2pm. It's $35 with cart on the GVR website, so a couple bucks more, but gets an extra 40 minutes of sunlight which should mean finishing 18.
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  • jacobEDGEjacobEDGE  2011Members Posts: 2,011
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    Gmcourtney wrote:


    Jacob, did you already have to prepay for that time? Looks like that group is full, but I snagged a single at 12:29 and there are a couple spots still open as of 2pm. It's $35 with cart on the GVR website, so a couple bucks more, but gets an extra 40 minutes of sunlight which should mean finishing 18.




    Shoot, yeah I did prepay. I'm gonna see if I can cancel and join that group instead. I love being able to play a full 18.



    Edit: I'm such a doofus. The 1:07 time I booked was for today! WHOOPS. I could of sworn I had booked tomorrow. Clearly I'm still at work and didn't make it out to GVR by that time, so I'm on the phone now to cancel. Just signed up for tomorrow at 12:29 though. Thanks for the heads up! Without that, I would have shown up very very confused tomorrow afternoon. Looks like I'll see you tomorrow!
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  • deadsolid...shankdeadsolid...shank  14804ClubWRX Posts: 14,804
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    Do any of the course do funky things, ie temp greens or tee boxes during winter? Thinking about Murphy Creek on Tuesday. If the forecast holds it looks like 60*.
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    Titleist 910 8.5
    Titleist 910 15*
    Titleist 910H 17*
    2-6 Mizuno MP-60, 7-PW MP-67
    SC GoLo
    Vokey SM5 52,58,62
  • jacobEDGEjacobEDGE  2011Members Posts: 2,011
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    Do any of the course do funky things, ie temp greens or tee boxes during winter? Thinking about Murphy Creek on Tuesday. If the forecast holds it looks like 60*.




    I know Kings Deer down in Monument covers a good portion of their greens in the winter. I've never gone down after they've done this though. Riverdale Dunes uses mats on their par 3's to tee off from. I think that's about it though.
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  • deadsolid...shankdeadsolid...shank  14804ClubWRX Posts: 14,804
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    jacobEDGE wrote:



    Do any of the course do funky things, ie temp greens or tee boxes during winter? Thinking about Murphy Creek on Tuesday. If the forecast holds it looks like 60*.




    I know Kings Deer down in Monument covers a good portion of their greens in the winter. I've never gone down after they've done this though. Riverdale Dunes uses mats on their par 3's to tee off from. I think that's about it though.




    Thanks Jacob, we just don’t want to get somewhere and get surprised. Might even end up at Buffalo Run.
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    Titleist 910 8.5
    Titleist 910 15*
    Titleist 910H 17*
    2-6 Mizuno MP-60, 7-PW MP-67
    SC GoLo
    Vokey SM5 52,58,62
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