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Went To My First Meeting Today...

Greydawg

King Of All Hackers!!!
Dec 15, 2006
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[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]As we all know when one has an addiction the first step towards recovery is to admit you have a problem.[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]Well I finally decided to face my addiction.[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]Earlier this morning I found myself sitting in a room full of others who share my problem.[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]At the beginning of the meeting everyone took their turn introducing themselves and admitting to their addiction.[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]I sat there shaking,[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]my hands were sweating,[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]my head was bowed as it became my turn...[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]In a quiverring voice I mumbled...[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]Hi, I'm Bob and[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]I'm er, um, well,[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]Ok, I'm a GOLFER!!!!!!:confused: [/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]Oh, how much I hated to make this admission!!!!![/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]I used to ride Harleys,[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]now I drive a golf cart![/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]I used to fly colors, wear blue jeans, boots, and a chain drive wallet![/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]Now I wear Polo shirts, shorts, and Nike saddle golf shoes.[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]My can of beer has been replaced with a #7 iron.[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]I had to state publicly that I infect others with my addiction...[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]Susan now has a set of clubs and is taking lessons.[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]Worse yet, little Casey Anne has her own play set of clubs.[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]Hell I even sent a certain friend of mine from Tennesee a complete set of clubs and got him hooked too.!!!![/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]Now he hates me!!![/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]OH THE SHAME OF IT ALL!!!!:( [/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]Anyway after about an hour of listening to horror stories about slicing, divots, and cheating on score cards we closed with a prayer...[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]"Our Mentor,[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]Who Art On the Fairway,[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]Jack Nicklaus Be Thy Name.[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]I Pray To Me Will Come,[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]A Hole In One,[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]Some Day On Hole #7![/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]Forgive Us Our Divots[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]As We Forgive Those[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]Who Yell "FORE" Against Us,[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]Give Us A Day Of Warm Sun And Low Score,[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]And Lead Us Not Into The Hazards, [/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]But Deliver Us From All Slices[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]Amen."[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]After which we all retired to the back of the room where we smoked big fat cigars,[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]ate hot dogs,[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]drank beer, (my favorite part!!!)[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]And watched old re-runs of [/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]Shells Wonderful World of Golf!!!![/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica]I'm Doomed!!!!!!!!!!:dead: [/FONT]
 

ezra76

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Feb 5, 2006
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Welcome. I've been at this game for 3 yrs. now and I only get more into it. You are a truck driver? I drive for a Moving Company but just a 26' Freightliner. Glad to have you aboard. Hit 'em long and straight.
 

Adam Pettman

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Nov 3, 2005
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The first step is to admit you have a problem, the second is to infect everyone around you.
 

julie2golf

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Nov 3, 2006
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Welcome!!:)
We all understand, and know exactly what you are going through!!:)
You have come to the right place, you are now with the people that you belong with!!:)
 

JEFF4i

She lives!
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Jul 3, 2006
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Welcome welcome welcome welcome welcome welcome welcome!
 
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Greydawg

Greydawg

King Of All Hackers!!!
Dec 15, 2006
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Thank you all for the nice welcome.
Ezra, yes I'm a truckdriver.
I own a 2000 Peterbilt 379exhd w/ 63" standup sleeper.
I pull for Barnes&Noble out of Monroe, NJ.
Your job sounds too much like work,
I think I'll stick with my "drop&hook" gig!!!

Last fall, (2005) My dispatcher asked me if I wanted to join him and some others from B&N for a round of golf.
Now I've never played before and didn't own any golf equipment.
He had a extra set of clubs for me to use.
I have no idea what my score was, although I'm sure it was VERY high, but I had a ball!!!
And the rest is history...

I had a starter set of Ram clubs and about 3 months ago I was able to buy a brand new-never hit set of Cobra 3400 i/h irons and M-speed driver on ebay for $400.00.
I also bought an Oddessy 2-ball srt putter.
I still have my Ram #3 & #5 woods and #3 iron-wood in my bag but hope to replace them with Cobras at the Golf Expo up here in Febuary.

I've been taking lessons with a PGA pro and he says I have a very natural swing.
But I have a looooooong way to go.
Played both days last weekend.
Shot a 114 and 123.
I need help in ALL areas of my game!!!!!

But, I'm still having a ball!!!
Leaving today for Lady Lake Florida, The Villages, for a week of golf with the in-laws!!!

Everyone have a wonderful Christmas and New Years!!!!!
 

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