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PostSubject: Re: Should I take intermediate lessons after my PC test? Any recommendation for coach?   Wed May 09, 2012 3:13 pm

Intend to take up intermediate lessons after my PC test so that I can go a step further. (handicap later?)
Any suggestions? (Should I or should I not) Any coach to recommend? ( live in Bishan area)
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PostSubject: Re: Re: Should I take intermediate lessons after my PC test? Any recommendation for coach?   Wed May 09, 2012 8:49 pm

My humble tots...

Play to feel, and feel to play..
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PostSubject: Re: Re: Should I take intermediate lessons after my PC test? Any recommendation for coach?   Wed May 09, 2012 9:00 pm

Now what you need is course experience,go play more on course.Keep on hitting on mat can't help u much...just my 2 cent.
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PostSubject: Re: Re: Should I take intermediate lessons after my PC test? Any recommendation for coach?   Wed May 09, 2012 9:36 pm

How is your game now? Like the bros suggested, go play on course. Uphill, downhill, sidehill lies are what u will not experience on course.

Maybe after some playing experience, u will know what u need to work on and here's what the intermediate lesson can help u
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PostSubject: Re: Re: Should I take intermediate lessons after my PC test? Any recommendation for coach?   Wed May 09, 2012 11:41 pm

I may not be giving the right advice because I don't do range. Prefer to go to the course instead. At the range all the lie is flat. No uphill, no downhill, no sidehill lie. Play more often and you get the feel. But that's just me. Lazy old man.


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PostSubject: Re: Re: Should I take intermediate lessons after my PC test? Any recommendation for coach?   Thu May 10, 2012 12:04 am

stephaniecheong wrote:
Intend to take up intermediate lessons after my PC test so that I can go a step further. (handicap later?)
Any suggestions? (Should I or should I not) Any coach to recommend? ( live in Bishan area)

just my 2 cents worth of tot..
firstly ask yourself how serious are you to get to the next level ? than decide from there . for me i took beginner and intermediate course together from a coach in bishan too . thats because you must know how and what to do even before you reach a situation.. than after that i play 3 to 4 times a week to gain experience for a peroid till i manage to play around a level where a coach is needed to bring me to the next level.. ex and painful way .. but it works a lot better ..
i dun think it good once you stop after a basic course and start playing will bring you anywhere as this is the time you will pick up alot of bad habit.. and also friend will try to help , thats where you will cultivate all sorts of bad habit .. if its work for you fine if not than you will have to go back to square one.. seek proper coach that you can trust than stick to him or her till you think they cant bring you any further than change coach ... however i am not here to try pulling you to any coach is just my route i chosen and i am happy to share... hope you enjoy this process....

cheers....
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PostSubject: Re: Re: Should I take intermediate lessons after my PC test? Any recommendation for coach?   Thu May 10, 2012 6:55 am

Dear Frens,
Thank u all for the wonderful advice. Will definitely play n practice more. Luckily I got a kaki who is also into this game. we will try to cheer each other on.

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PostSubject: Re: Re: Should I take intermediate lessons after my PC test? Any recommendation for coach?   Thu May 10, 2012 7:31 am

Welcome to the game.. U can seek to go under the wings mloy.. Not yo learn golfing skills.. But other nitty grtties of the game Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Re: Should I take intermediate lessons after my PC test? Any recommendation for coach?   Thu May 10, 2012 7:48 am

mengteck71 wrote:
Welcome to the game.. U can seek to go under the wings mloy.. Not yo learn golfing skills.. But other nitty grtties of the game Smile

Gagaga....bro mengteck, it seem like most thread here wil get Mloy involved. Laughing
She s a coach too. In another level. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Re: Should I take intermediate lessons after my PC test? Any recommendation for coach?   Thu May 10, 2012 7:55 am

hkhamateur wrote:
mengteck71 wrote:
Welcome to the game.. U can seek to go under the wings mloy.. Not yo learn golfing skills.. But other nitty grtties of the game Smile

Gagaga....bro mengteck, it seem like most thread here wil get Mloy involved. Laughing
She s a coach too. In another level. Very Happy

What does she coach may I ask ? She coach u before ??
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PostSubject: Re: Re: Should I take intermediate lessons after my PC test? Any recommendation for coach?   Thu May 10, 2012 8:19 am

Begbie wrote:
hkhamateur wrote:
mengteck71 wrote:
Welcome to the game.. U can seek to go under the wings mloy.. Not yo learn golfing skills.. But other nitty grtties of the game Smile

Gagaga....bro mengteck, it seem like most thread here wil get Mloy involved. Laughing
She s a coach too. In another level. Very Happy

What does she coach may I ask ? She coach u before ??

What hk is saying is not about golf coaching.
My game is crappy so I have to negotiate for strokes.

So mengteck & hk is telling Stephanie that she can learn the art of stroke negotiating from me lah. Very naughty you two, mengteck & hk. Hahaha...

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PostSubject: Re: Re: Should I take intermediate lessons after my PC test? Any recommendation for coach?   Thu May 10, 2012 9:05 am

mloy wrote:
Begbie wrote:
hkhamateur wrote:
mengteck71 wrote:
Welcome to the game.. U can seek to go under the wings mloy.. Not yo learn golfing skills.. But other nitty grtties of the game Smile

Gagaga....bro mengteck, it seem like most thread here wil get Mloy involved. Laughing
She s a coach too. In another level. Very Happy

What does she coach may I ask ? She coach u before ??

What hk is saying is not about golf coaching.
My game is crappy so I have to negotiate for strokes.

So mengteck & hk is telling Stephanie that she can learn the art of stroke negotiating from me lah. Very naughty you two, mengteck & hk. Hahaha...

Exactly Sis! Very Happy
Definately must give me hint n tips during our next game hor. Very Happy
My last game at Palm Villa, one new friend asked fr 1-2-2 n nt too sure as tot it meant fr e lower index holes so i agreed. Razz
He meant every hole! I played like hell man! Luckily was on form n won e last hole 18th. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Re: Should I take intermediate lessons after my PC test? Any recommendation for coach?   Thu May 10, 2012 10:01 am

Hi Stephanie,

When I first started golf I took lessons to learn the basic of a golf swing. After 10 lessons I started playing at Mandai Executive Course, a 9 hole course just to have a feel of playing on a course. After playing there for 6 months I felt that I was ready to tackle the "big" course which is 18 holes. I went to Daiman 18 with my coach. It was not easy. I still duff & top a lot. But very happy when I can hit one or two good shots. I did not take score as its was not important then. Being a social golfer then I just play on weekends and do not range.

All that change when I join GR. Met lots of good golfers and being competitive I wanted to improve so I engaged a coach for refresher course. I have improved, not much but at least I can have a decent game with the guys but have to negotiate strokes from them lah. hahahha...

So if you ask me if you should take intermediate lessons...I'll say yes. You will enjoy the game better. Enjoy your journey. Swing

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PostSubject: Re: Re: Should I take intermediate lessons after my PC test? Any recommendation for coach?   Thu May 10, 2012 10:03 am

I offer FOC lessons... ladies only... no guarantee can help u improve though... What a Face
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PostSubject: Re: Re: Should I take intermediate lessons after my PC test? Any recommendation for coach?   Thu May 10, 2012 12:53 pm

mloy wrote:
Hi Stephanie,

When I first started golf I took lessons to learn the basic of a golf swing. After 10 lessons I started playing at Mandai Executive Course, a 9 hole course just to have a feel of playing on a course. After playing there for 6 months I felt that I was ready to tackle the "big" course which is 18 holes. I went to Daiman 18 with my coach. It was not easy. I still duff & top a lot. But very happy when I can hit one or two good shots. I did not take score as its was not important then. Being a social golfer then I just play on weekends and do not range.

All that change when I join GR. Met lots of good golfers and being competitive I wanted to improve so I engaged a coach for refresher course. I have improved, not much but at least I can have a decent game with the guys but have to negotiate strokes from them lah. hahahha...

So if you ask me if you should take intermediate lessons...I'll say yes. You will enjoy the game better. Enjoy your journey. Swing

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PostSubject: Re: Re: Should I take intermediate lessons after my PC test? Any recommendation for coach?   Fri May 11, 2012 11:48 pm

I took a beginners course as well. But am gonna continue to take somemore lessons while playing at Mandai also. I must say, playing on course is so much more different that on the range. But i think practicing on the range can help improve my swing. just my thoughts Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Re: Should I take intermediate lessons after my PC test? Any recommendation for coach?   Sat May 12, 2012 6:59 am

Go to the 9 hole executive golf course, jb, batam and bintan. Best if you can get a coach to advice on the various condition you have to face on the course. Practice on those advices until you master them. Practice at the range for your distance and direction feel.
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PostSubject: Re: Re: Should I take intermediate lessons after my PC test? Any recommendation for coach?   Sat May 12, 2012 8:02 am

I will suggest not going to range, and play the safra par three for thnext 3 months. Or any beautiful short course you can find. Forget about your swing, if you are practising without a purpose, bad habits build up anyway. Play play and play for now, go out and enjoy the gamefor what it meant to be, outdoors and fun!

I went to the range so much when i first started and never improved, but instead became a range professional, ie: can only play 7 iron very well at the range. No where else. Dont take my route. Not fun at all.
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PostSubject: Re: Re: Should I take intermediate lessons after my PC test? Any recommendation for coach?   Thu May 17, 2012 2:38 pm

Its useful to play on a course as soon as you can, the experience will tell you what you need to practice on the driving range.
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PostSubject: Re: Re: Should I take intermediate lessons after my PC test? Any recommendation for coach?   Thu May 17, 2012 8:06 pm

Go enjoy yourself on the course first and discover a little more about your game. This will also allow you to share with your next coach the difficulties that you encounter. I practise at Bishan too...
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