Roll Call “Chicago” (Part 1)

Been a Nest member for over a year, but making my first posts in the Refuge today! I’m up in the northwest suburbs (Lake county) and looking to play more than the ONE ROUND of golf I played last year. (Had a second kid last year so it was kinda difficult to get out). Anyone else in the northwest burbs?

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Lots of us.

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Congrats on the second kiddo. Cary/ crystal lake area for me.

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LZ is my home town, now out in the Elgin/West Dundee area

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Not in the northern burbs - but had baby #2 last year and relate w/ the struggle for rounds

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Sounds like I’m your huckleberry.

The 2nd Annual Burban Memorial NLU Golf Classic (Salem Lakes, WI): 2022, April 16 - Wisconsin/Illino

Join us next April.

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Same. And same.

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I’m in full concern mode now that I just had #2 after seeing this shit from all of you

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Hey now…

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I do have 2 golf trips plus Maxamania and Mudness planned, but it might be the only golf I play.

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Is Merch gonna be available for us Ex Pat chicagoans?

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You can always hope….

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I played a little more probably in the aftermath of kid 2 than I did after kid 1, though his physical issues contributed to that. When #1 was born (February birth) I suspended my membership for a year, played once in Illinois, and had one weekend trip to Oakland Hills (South), U of Michigan, Stoatin Brae, and 3 rounds at Egypt Valley, and that was it for the year.

I usually play super early but average about 35 rounds/year. About 10 of those are golf trips. Try to do 1-1.5 per week the rest of the time. Had third last Jan. It can be done!

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Was gonna say, I think you play more than me and I don’t even have a kid yet, impressive home negotiations.

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Lots of solo rounds

Lots of guilt

Not enough birdies

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As a newly married man… my wife had set some ground rules with the golden rule being that if she is still asleep and I’m playing golf she doesn’t count that against me so I tend to play at sunrise…. April 14th can’t come soon enough so I can great our friendly coyote starter at waveland

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This is what I soooooo want to do….Unfortunately I’ll have to wait until my kids are in college to do that

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this is where having a shortened season plays in our favor - fill up your wife’s tank in the winter and then slowly leech off all that goodwill starting in the spring

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I am nearing a the period that will be dominated my driving to weekend activities constantly for like 12 years.

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