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Any advice on how to get started in some competive golf tournaments. Last year was my first full year of playing golf and I am hooked. I establish a handicap last year and ended the year at 11.8. Not great but I expect to keep improving (short game practice). Any advice on what to look for in an association to join and what kind of tournaments should I look for to get my feet wet? I am kind of intimidated by the whole thing so any pointers to not make a fool of myself would be appreciated.
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Competitive golf is just like anything else that involves competition...ya just have to go do it. But in golf, the difference is that anyone can play! You can't do that in tennis or football or soccer because everyone isn't on the same playing level as they are in golf, thanks to handicaps. You'll find that a casual round of golf or a round of golf with your buddies for a few bucks isn't anything close to being the same as competitive golf. If you think that a $20 nassau is tough on you mentally, then a competitive round of golf is probably likened to a $1000 nassau. Now, when I speak of "competitive golf", I'm talking about a really good amateur tournament or a really strong local tournament like your city or state open. The "2nd annual Lamda Lamda Lamda charity golf outing" won't count in this instance! :birthday: But it can't hurt to tee it up though! Simp

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