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    My first golf lesson @ Veenker - today at 2:15

    Veenker's PGA pro, Chris Seaboch is going to give me my first ever golf lesson today at 2:15. I've only played once this year and I am a TERRIBLE golfer.

    Anybody ever taken lessons before? Any tips?



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    Re: My first golf lesson @ Veenker - today at 2:15

    I have never taken lessons although I probably should. Just started golfing last year and I consistantly shoot 110-120. Let us know how it goes.


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    Re: My first golf lesson @ Veenker - today at 2:15

    Quote Originally Posted by sunnysideup View Post
    I have never taken lessons although I probably should. Just started golfing last year and I consistantly shoot 110-120. Let us know how it goes.
    Will do. We're actually going to put together a golf tips video with this. Should be a lot of fun and great publicity for Veenker, an awesome CF sponsor.



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    Re: My first golf lesson @ Veenker - today at 2:15

    I took lessons when I was yittle--it doesn't show. I guess to give myself some credit I went from 40 rounds a year to about 15 times in 3 years--5 of which were this year at Veenker before school got out. So I need to play more.

    My advice--try not to get discouraged--it only makes the matter worse



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    Re: My first golf lesson @ Veenker - today at 2:15

    Took lessons two years ago, one or two tune-ups last year, and most likely will again soon.

    Went to Lori ??? over at Longview and it made a huge difference.

    Not much you can really do during the lesson. I might suggest taking a notecard or something and jotting down the key points they walk you through. Then review and get to the driving a few times a week. Sounds like a lot, but you can get a small bucket for maybe $5 and only takes 20-30 minutes. I did that during lunches two summers ago and was playing my best.... which isn't saying much.



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    Re: My first golf lesson @ Veenker - today at 2:15

    Get as many short game tips as you can!


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    Re: My first golf lesson @ Veenker - today at 2:15

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Veenker's PGA pro, Chris Seaboch is going to give me my first ever golf lesson today at 2:15. I've only played once this year and I am a TERRIBLE golfer.

    Anybody ever taken lessons before? Any tips?

    I'm going to Coldwater this afternoon for my 3rd lesson this year! I have been playing off and on for about 12 years, and am also a TERRIBLE golfer. I have never felt like I improved much over the years, even as I play more and more golf every summer. This year I decided to take my first lesson, and was so happy with it I signed up then and there for a 3-pack.

    Put it this way- the only golfing advise I have ever received my whole life was from my drunken golfing buddies. The rest was on my own. Not being a particularly athletic guy, that has not been a good combination for success! I think you'll enjoy getting some actual tips from a legitimate pro. I'm not ready to join the PGA Tour after my 3 lessons, but I do think it has helped quite a bit.

    Advice: no matter how bad you are and how embarrassed you'll be when you duff it 3 times in a row in front of the golf pro, trust me- he's seen worse.


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    Re: My first golf lesson @ Veenker - today at 2:15

    Post video of lesson on youtube or send into America's Funniest Videos, whichever is appropriate.



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    Re: My first golf lesson @ Veenker - today at 2:15

    Make sure you get your swing on camera Chris! We'd like to see it!


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    Re: My first golf lesson @ Veenker - today at 2:15

    CW: Just taaaaaaap it in. Just taaaaaaap it in.



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    Re: My first golf lesson @ Veenker - today at 2:15

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    CW: Just taaaaaaap it in. Just taaaaaaap it in.
    Then Chris goes over and starts knocking people out, and throws his club and it knocks some old lady out.


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    Re: My first golf lesson @ Veenker - today at 2:15

    I guess we need to start calling you "golf guy".



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    Re: My first golf lesson @ Veenker - today at 2:15

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    I guess we need to start calling you "golf guy".
    Could make for a great weekly vblog segement. "Golfing with Chris"



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    Re: My first golf lesson @ Veenker - today at 2:15

    Rule #1: You will get worse before you get better.

    Rule #2: Don't stop after 1 lesson, you need to keep going.

    Rule #3: Practice - don't play!



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    Re: My first golf lesson @ Veenker - today at 2:15

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77NVTXiKv94]YouTube - Happy Gilmore: You Suck ya *******[/ame]


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