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105º F in Wisconsin?

Discussion in 'General Golf Talk' started by warbirdlover, Jul 4, 2012.

  1. warbirdlover

    warbirdlover Ender of all threads Supporting Member

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    They predicted it and my thermometer confirms it. 105º F here today (40.55º C). In Wisconsin? Holy global warming Batman!

    Oops. Just checked and it's up to 107º F!!!

    Anybody stupid... I mean brave enough to golf in this shit?
     
  2. BigJim13

    BigJim13 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    How humid is it? We had 95*+ weather about 2 weeks ago with humidity so thick you could cut it. I HATE that kind of weather. Hopefully its not headed our way!
     
  3. Wi-Golfer

    Wi-Golfer Golfer on hiatus. Supporting Member

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    I refuse to golf in anything warmer than 90º, it's just no fun when you are sweating your balls off and have to wait on every hole. If the course is empty than it's not so bad because you can fly around the course.

    And it's 102º here and supposed to be worse tomorrow.
     
  4. SilverUberXeno

    SilverUberXeno El Tigre Blanco

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    92 in NY today with near 100% humidity. It felt like I was drowning, trying to breathe. Walked 18. Drank about 80 ounces of water, peed 0 times.

    Energy level was surprisingly good for the round. When I got home I slept for four hours.
     
  5. warbirdlover

    warbirdlover Ender of all threads Supporting Member

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    Dew point is 70% for tomorrow so probably was similar today.
     
  6. TheTrueReview

    TheTrueReview "Playing it straight" Supporting Member

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    Cheeseheads melting?

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  7. warbirdlover

    warbirdlover Ender of all threads Supporting Member

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    Yeah but there IS no one else stupid enough to be on the course when it's that hot so there is no waiting. At least that's what we found Monday.
     
  8. nututhugame

    nututhugame Winter Sucks! Supporting Member

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    It was hot as hell today and supposed to be similar tomorrow. I have a tee time @ 10am tomorrow. We'll be riding with plenty of fluids though so we'll be alright.
     
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    lamebums 300 yards into the woods.

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    Hi all--

    It was about a million degrees yesterday in a weekly league. On the drive down, the car said it was 104 outside. I got one of those super-gulp 44oz specials from Speedway for 99 cents and it was gone in three holes. Refilled it with water from coolers every 2-3 holes after that. Didn't pee once, and I was thirsty as all hell when I got back to the clubhouse.

    They say a man never drowned in his own sweat; I disagree. I may have been the first to pull it off.

    At least the 19th had $5 pitchers. That was a happy ending on an otherwise disastrous golf day. :)



    Edit: This is from today. Not a chance in hell I'd be out on the course.

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  10. anonymous golfaholic

    anonymous golfaholic Refusing Recovery Supporting Member

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    For the past couple of weeks it's been over 100* F here, but the humidity has been low so it's actually been tolerable. We got some rain over the past couple of days and now it's a different story. It's amazing the difference humidity makes. Still, I wish I had the chance to play golf in it...I don't care how hot it is, I'm having withdrawals.


    One thing that will save your life on the course in this weather...a towel. Wet that baby down with cold water and drape it over your head and neck. It'll drop your core temp down incredibly. It's a must right now while we're having record setting temperatures.

    Stay cool guys!
     
  11. SilverUberXeno

    SilverUberXeno El Tigre Blanco

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    Cold water becomes warm water in about 30 seconds in that weather.
     
  12. anonymous golfaholic

    anonymous golfaholic Refusing Recovery Supporting Member

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    There is a fairly easy answer to your problem: a cooler ;)
     
  13. azgreg

    azgreg "Don't count that." Supporting Member

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    I've told you a billion times not to exaggerate. :)
     
  14. IrishGolfer

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    We had a record June here in Ireland, the wettest since records began, back to approx. 1906. We had 169.2mm of liquid sunshine and I think July is trying to beat June, as so far it seems like it has rained every day for the last week. Forgetting what the sun looks like. Ground is nearly at saturation levels. Lots of news stories over past few weeks about localised flooding. Send some of your heat / sunshine over to Ireland please!
     
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    Even better answer: AC, IN THE CLUBHOUSE

    Screw playing in that heat.
     
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    ejdahl21 Never Lay Up Supporting Member

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    If it's too hot outside try this place, AG. Tee's golf grill in Chesterfield.
     
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    Well, the heat didn't bother me, but the incredibly slow and retarded play of the guys I played with from work did. I wont even say how long it took. Searching for balls so far in the shit it was like watching the Kevin Na hole... on numerous occasions. They are friends who don't really play and we were the only ones out there so it wasn't the end of the world, but after a while it was like just drop one and hit it... damn. I've had days where I hit less trees too.
     
  18. anonymous golfaholic

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    Thanks ejdahl, that place looks like fun. $40 per/hr is pretty steep though. Plus, simulators are like blow-up dolls...they're just not the same.
     
  19. J.P.C.

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    looking forward to the round of golf on Sunday morning - however the weather is nowhere close to what you all experiencing.

    Wind coming in at 17mph and temp sitting at 50º F.......nice......:eek:
     
  20. Wi-Golfer

    Wi-Golfer Golfer on hiatus. Supporting Member

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    I think this is the 4th day in a row of over 100º+ temps, looking forward to next weeks supposedly cooler 85º weather.
    Plus it's been so dry that there are ponds/small lakes that have dried up. I haven't seen them without any water in the 7+ yrs I have lived here.

    Filled the bird bath up and it was attacked by the critters, so many of them that you couldn't see the bath anymore.
     

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