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Old 08-14-2019, 09:10 AM
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During the lighting storm, they just need to use a 2-iron for every shot. Cause as every golfer knows...

Not even God can hit a 2-iron.
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Old 08-14-2019, 09:13 AM
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I don't think people are considering the correct risk. When you're in your 70's, 80's, and up, the "risk of death" isn't quite as significant as the "risk of permanent disability."

Imagine - you don't die. But instead, you are in a hospital bed, hooked up to machines, unable to speak, but very able to feel pain for the rest of your life - no matter how long or short that might be.

That's the risk these folks need to consider, because there is a very real possibility that being hit by lightning will result in lifelong and painful permanent disability.
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Old 08-14-2019, 09:22 AM
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Graphite shafts. Golf carts with rubber tires. No Problem!
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Old 08-14-2019, 09:27 AM
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During the lighting storm, they just need to use a 2-iron for every shot. Cause as every golfer knows...

Not even God can hit a 2-iron.
I thought it was a 1 iron he couldn't hit! Never accuse him of slow play either!
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Old 08-14-2019, 09:42 AM
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I thought it was a 1 iron he couldn't hit! Never accuse him of slow play either!
The story in the 60's and 70's was... only God and Jack Nicklaus could hit a 1 iron.
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Old 08-14-2019, 12:11 PM
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Graphite shafts. Golf carts with rubber tires. No Problem!
Cars fine with lightning, but golf carts and graphite?
I fly fish, but no way am I going to wave a graphite rod in a lightning storm, and as for a golf cart, no way!
I assume you were joking?

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Old 08-14-2019, 06:14 PM
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Thinning of the herd.
I know it has the same meaning but it's more like culling of the herd.
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Old 08-14-2019, 08:23 PM
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Okay. Okay. It’s a 1-iron!!

But for most of us wannabe golfers, trying to hit a 1-iron or a 2-iron would likely have similar results.

Although maybe God can hit a 2-iron, so I’m glad you made the correction.
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Old 08-15-2019, 04:17 AM
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Misses Bosox and I are sitting in our lanai looking over a couple holes on the Longleaf executive golf course watching lightning bolts and listening to thunder. Guess what else we're seeing? People playing golf.Is this a death wish? Do these folks like playing Russian roulette also? Come on. I'm just baffled with the sheer ignorance of people some time. It's an executive course.The most these people pay is 3 bucks. Lets's all pray we don't read about these fools in the obits
Sitting on a lanai during lightning could be just as dangerous,
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Old 08-15-2019, 10:21 PM
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Sitting on a lanai during lightning could be just as dangerous,
An enclosed lane. We're not outside in the open air. We have a roof over our head.
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