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PostSubject: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 1:12 pm


Went to one range in the centre part of Singapore (Bukit Timah Rolling Eyes ) To my amazement, the range balls were yellowish (original was white when new) and most were even muddied.... Shocked What a Face What a Face

To make it even more memorable, the range ran out of balls and the guys had to queue up for more than 10 minutes while waiting for their rationed 1 bucket of balls...

Just wondering how many of this out there since I seldom go to the range...

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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 2:14 pm

Haha I think u r referring to green fairway ....
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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 2:35 pm

steven_koh wrote:
Haha I think u r referring to green fairway ....

ROFL

You went through similar "joke" as me bro ??
ROFL

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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 2:47 pm

That place has deteriorated over the years Crying or Very sad
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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 3:10 pm

I think for me, worst so far is Punggol. Must pay for parking... Friggin ridiculous. Hahahahhaha.. But the balls not bad.. And can actually see it hit the back net.. Quite good feeling. But still, need to pay for parking. Sucks.
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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 3:43 pm

chien wrote:
steven_koh wrote:
Haha I think u r referring to green fairway ....

ROFL

You went through similar "joke" as me bro ??
ROFL

Haha I think I a common issue there on peak hr....
As they using "human" to pick up ball...think if management give per ball they pick $0.10 will get this issue solve veri soon hahaha
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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 3:44 pm

TheFocalPoint wrote:
I think for me, worst so far is Punggol. Must pay for parking... Friggin ridiculous. Hahahahhaha.. But the balls not bad.. And can actually see it hit the back net.. Quite good feeling. But still, need to pay for parking. Sucks.
But can alway go for KFC after hitting balls... Lol...
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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 3:49 pm

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I think for me, worst so far is Punggol. Must pay for parking... Friggin ridiculous. Hahahahhaha.. But the balls not bad.. And can actually see it hit the back net.. Quite good feeling. But still, need to pay for parking. Sucks.

Bro, Punggol not that bad la....

Pain to pay for parking but at least the environment open and airy.
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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 4:09 pm

Is there a body to govern the minimum standards of driving ranges in Singapore ??

Isn't there some guidelines ? Like condition of balls and mats etc?
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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 4:15 pm

simoner wrote:
TheFocalPoint wrote:
I think for me, worst so far is Punggol. Must pay for parking... Friggin ridiculous. Hahahahhaha.. But the balls not bad.. And can actually see it hit the back net.. Quite good feeling. But still, need to pay for parking. Sucks.

Bro, Punggol not that bad la....

Pain to pay for parking but at least the environment open and airy.

I can feel fr u guys w regard to e parkg fees. Rolling Eyes
I was fortunately tat my place was within walkg distance n e oni place where i can find convenient in practicg at most timing. Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 4:16 pm

Green Fairway isn't bad , i see worse in singapore . Just Bishan is worse as the quality of the mat and sign are all of them falling down last time i went there was end of January .
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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 4:17 pm

hkhamateur wrote:
simoner wrote:
TheFocalPoint wrote:
I think for me, worst so far is Punggol. Must pay for parking... Friggin ridiculous. Hahahahhaha.. But the balls not bad.. And can actually see it hit the back net.. Quite good feeling. But still, need to pay for parking. Sucks.

Bro, Punggol not that bad la....

Pain to pay for parking but at least the environment open and airy.

I can feel fr u guys w regard to e parkg fees. Rolling Eyes
I was fortunately tat my place was within walkg distance n e oni place where i can find convenient in practicg at most timing. Wink

Ok how much is the parking at Punggol brothers??

Hong where's that great place near your house man??

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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 4:20 pm

Parking at Punggol 60cents for 30 minutes
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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 4:46 pm

Ofcos...Punggol range Evil or Very Mad From 7.30pm -11.30 cost me $4.80 Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 4:53 pm

Cyp_PGA wrote:
Green Fairway isn't bad , i see worse in singapore . Just Bishan is worse as the quality of the mat and sign are all of them falling down last time i went there was end of January .
Ya,maybe those mat was old...but dun forget,100 balls cost $6.40...free parking...can talk cock with our kakis...take our own sweet time...
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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 5:00 pm

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Ofcos...Punggol range Evil or Very Mad From 7.30pm -11.30 cost me $4.80 Shocked


Shocked

Bro !! You spent 4 hours at the range ???

What you do there man...? What a Face

lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 5:04 pm

Sometimes is the crowd tt makes the range visit unpleasant. I particularly had bad experiences at Mandai.
1) Ppl blasting music while hitting. (can u believe tt?!)
2) Uncles & coaches talking damn bloody loud...(prob the regulars there & I'm sure they r shareholders... If not y so ya-ya)
3) 'Free coaching'
4) Smoking... I hate most....
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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 5:07 pm

chien wrote:
Kengnam wrote:
Ofcos...Punggol range Evil or Very Mad From 7.30pm -11.30 cost me $4.80 Shocked


Shocked

Bro !! You spent 4 hours at the range ???

What you do there man...? What a Face

lol!
Mostly I can spent at list 4hrs at Bishan range,co's my kaki all down there.On that day at Punggol range,I meet PGA members for some training...after that left three of us talking and still hit some of own remining balls...end up like that lor...
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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 5:08 pm

Last time TP range ran out of balls in wkend at times, so they had to let customer go out and picked the balls back.....so got "happy hour"
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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 5:11 pm

Cyp_PGA wrote:
Green Fairway isn't bad , i see worse in singapore . Just Bishan is worse as the quality of the mat and sign are all of them falling down last time i went there was end of January .

I agree. Bishan range is getting really bad. although parking is free, the carpark is almost always full during evenings / night. and the worst part is that it's not bcos of golfers, but ppl who go to bishan park or the nearby coffeeshop.

as for the golfing bays, the management has decreased the distance between each bay by so much such that each bay is so close to the next one. so much so that they have to put signs to warn ppl to watch out for the other golfer's backswing! Essentially, u can't swing your driver with peace of mind, bcos u'r afraid of hitting the guy behind, and u are also in constant fear that the guy in front of u may take ur head off with his club (esp if he / she is a wild-swinging type of golfer)
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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 5:13 pm

peace2903 wrote:
Sometimes is the crowd tt makes the range visit unpleasant. I particularly had bad experiences at Mandai.
1) Ppl blasting music while hitting. (can u believe tt?!)
2) Uncles & coaches talking damn bloody loud...(prob the regulars there & I'm sure they r shareholders... If not y so ya-ya)
3) 'Free coaching'
4) Smoking... I hate most....

Hahaha....bro peace, i came across these 4 experiences. Laughing
Better no name e range lor!! V subjective n personal ya. Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 5:17 pm

chien wrote:
hkhamateur wrote:
simoner wrote:
TheFocalPoint wrote:
I think for me, worst so far is Punggol. Must pay for parking... Friggin ridiculous. Hahahahhaha.. But the balls not bad.. And can actually see it hit the back net.. Quite good feeling. But still, need to pay for parking. Sucks.

Bro, Punggol not that bad la....

Pain to pay for parking but at least the environment open and airy.

I can feel fr u guys w regard to e parkg fees. Rolling Eyes
I was fortunately tat my place was within walkg distance n e oni place where i can find convenient in practicg at most timing. Wink

Ok how much is the parking at Punggol brothers??

Hong where's that great place near your house man??


Usually i ll walk over most sat morn 715am w a kakis practicg. tongue
Again, every tues wil try to drop by w another grp of friend (we named: PGA grp) fr a backet of 90 balls. afro
Bro, free drop by la. Watsapp me, we can hve bfast at kfc or Mac. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 5:18 pm

scottycollector wrote:
Cyp_PGA wrote:
Green Fairway isn't bad , i see worse in singapore . Just Bishan is worse as the quality of the mat and sign are all of them falling down last time i went there was end of January .

I agree. Bishan range is getting really bad. although parking is free, the carpark is almost always full during evenings / night. and the worst part is that it's not bcos of golfers, but ppl who go to bishan park or the nearby coffeeshop.

as for the golfing bays, the management has decreased the distance between each bay by so much such that each bay is so close to the next one. so much so that they have to put signs to warn ppl to watch out for the other golfer's backswing! Essentially, u can't swing your driver with peace of mind, bcos u'r afraid of hitting the guy behind, and u are also in constant fear that the guy in front of u may take ur head off with his club (esp if he / she is a wild-swinging type of golfer)

Oh yes, i always hv to check rear when hittin drivers.

Now carpark lagi full cos theres a used car shop located in same building.
Thus many used car parked in the carkpark.
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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 5:21 pm

scottycollector wrote:
Cyp_PGA wrote:
Green Fairway isn't bad , i see worse in singapore . Just Bishan is worse as the quality of the mat and sign are all of them falling down last time i went there was end of January .

I agree. Bishan range is getting really bad. although parking is free, the carpark is almost always full during evenings / night. and the worst part is that it's not bcos of golfers, but ppl who go to bishan park or the nearby coffeeshop.

as for the golfing bays, the management has decreased the distance between each bay by so much such that each bay is so close to the next one. so much so that they have to put signs to warn ppl to watch out for the other golfer's backswing! Essentially, u can't swing your driver with peace of mind, bcos u'r afraid of hitting the guy behind, and u are also in constant fear that the guy in front of u may take ur head off with his club (esp if he / she is a wild-swinging type of golfer)
Yes,now a days lots really full...co's there got 3-4 car mobile company use up those lots.If u wanna enjoy those bay,why not go up to 3rd story..not much ppl Very Happy


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PostSubject: Re: Vote: Worst Driving Range    Sun May 06, 2012 5:22 pm

To those who wanna practice their swing can come my place at night.. Got driving range $1 for 40 balls. After practice can go swimming to cool off also.. Free parking also. BYOB (Bring Your Own Beer) though.. Smile
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