Driving Range Pet Peeves


#62

Getting approached by the Asst. Pro for a unsolicited "hey man, if you want lessons, let me know… "

There is a “instagram golfer” that works at a public course near me that does this. Drives me insane. (and I could probably use the lessons)


#63

You sound like a blast to play with!


#64

the guy’s gotta make a living somehow


#65

self admittedly I come off super not fun. In fairness some of the response was geared towards times I’m trying to really practice. Shit I swear guys I’m not that awful!!!


#66

The kallassy’s swing magic was my jam back in the day! CharlesStrobe


#67

Dude. Feeling you. From the rats and living in the structure at Rancho’s range to the burned-out mats at Van Nuys, this is truly a golfer’s wasteland.
I was so PUMPED to cough up the cash to get inside the ropes and use the “short game area” at Westchester…I imagined a series of greens, different lies, nice bunkers. What a let down. Just crushed.
I’ve actually driven to Long Beach just to hit off grass at Skylinks. So depressing.


#68

And Golficity. Nothing better than stockbrokers handing out advice.


#69

absolutely.


#70

sounds like you are already taking the initiative by getting a space away from people. Congrats and good luck!


#71

Music guy who evidently forgot his headphones. Listen to Theory of a Deadman somewhere else bro.


#72

Look I’m all for the #GrowTheGame movement, but if you’re hitting HUNDREDS of golf balls all over the place 10 yards from your spot, you probably shouldn’t be on the range.


#73

Where should they be then??


#74

Seems like the range is exactly where they should be. Would you rather follow them on the course in their pursuit of breaking 160?


#75

Think someone may need to explain to him what being all about the grow the game movement means…


#76

Grow the game should only be for people that play golf at least once a week and want to play twice a week. These beginners at the range threaten to annoy all players looking for serious practice. It is easy to see why we want all beginners to stick to hitting into a net, preferably not at a real course or range.


#77

Motion to file this in the Contrarian Takes.

The game doesn’t grow without beginners on the range/course. Period.


#78

Hmmm… I can’t understand why golf is viewed as elitist and people feel uncomfortable learning the game… I can’t quite figure it out…


#79

This is either gifted trolling or the “Webb Simpson’s opening tee shot at the 2014 Ryder Cup” of takes. Just a fabulously horrendous take.


#80

Hint: 100% trolling


#81

I think the original post from LJD is serious. Sounds like it was a bad day picking the range for him.