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Old 10-22-2021, 03:42 PM
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… while reading the golf rules and all one of the things they talk about is golf carts and the fact they should never leave the golf cart path, not even a single wheel. While driving around the past few days it is amazing how mane carts are off the paths and some even right at the greens. As I said this should not surprise me but it does. Simple rules to follow but must be for the other golfers and not them.
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Old 10-22-2021, 03:50 PM
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… while reading the golf rules and all one of the things they talk about is golf carts and the fact they should never leave the golf cart path, not even a single wheel. While driving around the past few days it is amazing how mane carts are off the paths and some even right at the greens. As I said this should not surprise me but it does. Simple rules to follow but must be for the other golfers and not them.

I assume you are talking about executive courses because on championship courses you can drive to your ball until you are about 50 yds. from the green... and just for info. some players have medical exemption cards so that they can drive up near the greens
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Old 10-22-2021, 04:19 PM
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If the cart has a reasonable accommodation (CAP) it's a navy blue band wrapped near the windshield for the ambassador to see and allows people with doctor's approval to ride on courses.
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I always had a tendency to pull slightly off the path for some reason at each stop. Not so much anymore. Probably a habit from driving a car and not wanting to get rear-ended.
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It is what it is at the Executives. The stuff I have witnessed on these courses over the years amazes me. Apparently rules are only suggestions, because they are never enforced. Free golf (yes, I know we all pay amenity fees, but you pay the fee regardless of your golfing choice) brings out the best of amateur hour. We very much enjoy playing the Executives, the key is to not have unrealistic expectations.
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Old 10-23-2021, 04:49 AM
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You did a good job of it...no need for me to splain Lucy.
You threatened to leave , you left and now you’re back. Welcome back Stanley
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… while reading the golf rules and all one of the things they talk about is golf carts and the fact they should never leave the golf cart path, not even a single wheel. While driving around the past few days it is amazing how mane carts are off the paths and some even right at the greens. As I said this should not surprise me but it does. Simple rules to follow but must be for the other golfers and not them.
Just curious if you have played yet and if you have even bought your golf shirt yet? Come on man, get off TOTV and on the golf course. Let us know where you play for the first time and what the experience was like. Better hurry TEE TIMES WILL BE HARDER TO GET SOON
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on the executive courses, on the par 4's, you can drive your cart on the fairways
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It is what it is at the Executives. The stuff I have witnessed on these courses over the years amazes me. Apparently rules are only suggestions, because they are never enforced. Free golf (yes, I know we all pay amenity fees, but you pay the fee regardless of your golfing choice) brings out the best of amateur hour. We very much enjoy playing the Executives, the key is to not have unrealistic expectations.
I once followed a group of walkers w/pull carts that pulled their carts on and across every green. Shocked at some things people will do, no not really.
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The horror…..
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Old 10-23-2021, 07:50 AM
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Like most golf courses they like there to be grass where it belongs. I play with many people that usually stop with two wheels on the grass. Eventually the grass will die in those areas and be replaced at our cost. They make the cart paths quite wide(exception:mira mesa & Chula Vista)so there is no need to pull off the path(ambassadors are trained to go around).

As to the CAP requirements...30ft from greens and sand traps, no driving between and sand traps and greens. The exception is when the cart path is closer than the 30ft.

As to those who don't care....I'm sure there are things you do care about that others don't....do you like it when they do those things you don't like anyway? Do unto others....
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So now you’re at the golf cart police!
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… while reading the golf rules and all one of the things they talk about is golf carts and the fact they should never leave the golf cart path, not even a single wheel. While driving around the past few days it is amazing how mane carts are off the paths and some even right at the greens. As I said this should not surprise me but it does. Simple rules to follow but must be for the other golfers and not them.
Many people are disabled and those folks with an access pass are allowed to drive on the fairways but need to stay 10 feet from greens unless they are using a 3 wheel golf cart supplied by the country clubs.
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You threatened to leave , you left and now you’re back. Welcome back Stanley
Oh yes, now I remember that leaving story.
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