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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:02 pm

jimmchew wrote:
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The balls and matts condition must improved.

yes i noticed the balls really dun have wings.
If u been to OCC, u'll notice they change balls twice a year. If I'm not wrong they should be doing it soon. Maybe after the Handa.
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Tue Feb 26, 2013 12:14 am

enwee wrote:
jimmchew wrote:
enwee wrote:
The balls and matts condition must improved.

yes i noticed the balls really dun have wings.
If u been to OCC, u'll notice they change balls twice a year. If I'm not wrong they should be doing it soon. Maybe after the Handa.

hi, balls at bishan are added every month the the dmaged balls are removed. u can see the month/date on the balls
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Tue Feb 26, 2013 9:55 am

Bishan DR have been well known using old and bad balls for over decade!! I won't visit even I'm staying nearby. Go either MBGC, OCC....
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Tue Feb 26, 2013 10:27 am

At OCC last night and bishan last sat, must say the range balls are world apart. OCC must say their range balls in very good condition.
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Tue Feb 26, 2013 10:30 am

odyssey23 wrote:
At OCC last night and bishan last sat, must say the range balls are world apart. OCC must say their range balls in very good condition.
I oftern found crack balls in Bishan, but not so often in OCC. Even since OCC removed the entrance fee, I more frequent to OCC, balls cheaper and better. Also parking is never a problem. Lastly now they got promo here and there, make it even a bonus.
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Tue Feb 26, 2013 10:36 am

Dollar for dollar top up before 6pm until thurs if I am not wrong at OCC. That is what the lady told me yesterday.
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Tue Feb 26, 2013 10:37 am

odyssey23 wrote:
Dollar for dollar top up before 6pm until thurs if I am not wrong at OCC. That is what the lady told me yesterday.
Now until month end.
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Tue Feb 26, 2013 12:01 pm

Whats the promo at occ?
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Tue Feb 26, 2013 12:03 pm

morganoh wrote:
Whats the promo at occ?
$ for $ promo. before 6pm min top up $20 and ending 28th Feb
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Thu Feb 28, 2013 3:45 am

ahnah wrote:
didnt' know your grandfathe owns the range.....

sorry if my words are hash.

1) can repair the roof ? when rain.. the shelter can't cover us properly

2) remove the ERP

I agree with Ahnah.
There are a couple of times when a group of my friends and myself could not find a mat area space that is free from water dripping from the shelter when we are having lessons on the ground floor during rainy days.

Not to mention the malfunction balls dispenser and balls not dispensed after the amount is deducted from the range card, there was once where there is no balls in ball dispenser hence lesson were postponed as a result. That was damn disappointing and frustrating for we have already made our way to the range.

Enwee is right. The balls and mats are in rather bad condition and I still do find crack balls occasionally. The worse part is that the range ball do STAIN my club.

Jimm, do take note and convey the above to your grandfather so that our future ranging sessions at Bishan would be a pleasant one. Thanks.
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Thu Feb 28, 2013 11:13 am

Cass_newbie wrote:
ahnah wrote:
didnt' know your grandfathe owns the range.....

sorry if my words are hash.

1) can repair the roof ? when rain.. the shelter can't cover us properly

2) remove the ERP

I agree with Ahnah.
There are a couple of times when a group of my friends and myself could not find a mat area space that is free from water dripping from the shelter when we are having lessons on the ground floor during rainy days.

Not to mention the malfunction balls dispenser and balls not dispensed after the amount is deducted from the range card, there was once where there is no balls in ball dispenser hence lesson were postponed as a result. That was damn disappointing and frustrating for we have already made our way to the range.

Enwee is right. The balls and mats are in rather bad condition and I still do find crack balls occasionally. The worse part is that the range ball do STAIN my club.

Jimm, do take note and convey the above to your grandfather so that our future ranging sessions at Bishan would be a pleasant one. Thanks.



Cass, i share your sentiments on the Bishan range condition. Smile

On the part about the balls staining your clubface after striking , it is normal. It happens everywhere and even on actual balls. Gives you an insight on where you hit the ball and whether if you had good ball contact.

A simple wipe with the towel will remove them. Not to worry about that.
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Sat Mar 02, 2013 11:41 pm

ytd just had went at afternoon, everything is in place just that not yet charging. anyone here knows when they gonna charge?
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Sun Mar 03, 2013 1:33 pm

If Bishan range charge car park I shall give a missed, just like Ponggol range.
Bishan range doesn't hv the best of everyting, balls are bad, matt will destroy
your arm join - tennis elbow painful!!! Dispenser malfunction!!!

Good bye Bishan range!! Hello OCC here I come you're the best!
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Sun Mar 03, 2013 3:41 pm

iron eagle wrote:
If Bishan range charge car park I shall give a missed, just like Ponggol range.
Bishan range doesn't hv the best of everyting, balls are bad, matt will destroy
your arm join - tennis elbow painful!!! Dispenser malfunction!!!

Good bye Bishan range!! Hello OCC here I come you're the best!

hello bro. i think u are swinging incorrectly, u strike mats or balls? LOL
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Sun Mar 03, 2013 5:09 pm



hello bro. i think u are swinging incorrectly, u strike mats or balls? LOL[/quote]

No lah!

when matt are thin worn out and you divot the ball, some times
you could feel the soreness on your arms.
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:43 am

Just went to Bishan Range. The carpark charges is already in operation, Entry time 19:48 and Exit time 21:54. Park time 2:05 hours. Paid Amount $4.00.

Will give it a miss and go OCC!
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:45 am

Rooster wrote:
Just went to Bishan Range. The carpark charges is already in operation, Entry time 19:48 and Exit time 21:54. Park time 2:05 hours. Paid Amount $4.00.

Will give it a miss and go OCC!

This sucks so bad, I don't even know what to say. Lucky my range card is almost used up. Just in time!
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:56 am

sian still have about 50 to 60 bucks in card..dun think will be going to bishan for range anymore after clearing.. my uncle frens complain spending about 5 to 6 bucks on car park..
mmm will also exchange whatever freebie from the points man....or anyone wan to buy over my range card with the value lol
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Thu Mar 21, 2013 10:16 am

I will not used any mat that is bald as experience has taught me it is one of the chief causes of golf or tennis elbow. Just not worth it.
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Thu Mar 21, 2013 11:11 am

morganoh wrote:
TiVi wrote:
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kenneth18 wrote:
Really gotta admit bishan is one of the worst driving ranges. Went there on fri n 2 of the ball dispencer machines wasnt working.

Thats becos the range is going to give way to the new under ground expressway exit n entry.
So really no point spending more money.

if so why are they still spending money to build the carpark gantry?

Build gantry can make money

Cos theres a bar. And a used car dealer there.
If everyone park there but not customers of bar n car dealer n golf range.
They will lose money. Cos theres no parking lot for customers.

Theres no need to repair the ball dispenser machine. Cos theres no long Q .
So strictly speaking one machine can handle all golfers demand.

This is to my surprise, it charges about 2 hours for $4, almost $2/hr (compared to URA only charge $1/hr)

Just hope that when they charge for carpark usage and maybe come out to have carpark rebate system where people using the range can validate their cash card and get some complimentary parking amount. Otherwise, it is a mindset for most people to have no more visit or much lesser visit to Bishan Range.
This can be seen that the range is less occupy last night.
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Thu Mar 21, 2013 12:04 pm

Wa lao... $2/hr!!!!! Ridiculous!!
I'll stop going bishan range!!!
Where's his grandson??!!
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Thu Mar 21, 2013 12:19 pm

Just went there for dinner and ya the parking is ridiculous
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Thu Mar 21, 2013 12:39 pm

$2/hr???? that's ex...some of the orchard shopping also at this price.....
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Thu Mar 21, 2013 12:42 pm

If you notice that alot of range balls are spoilt. there's alot of cuts or cracks.
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PostSubject: Re: Bishan Range    Thu Mar 21, 2013 12:43 pm

FD448 wrote:
If you notice that alot of range balls are spoilt. there's alot of cuts or cracks.
yes, last time when I played there often I have to dump a couple of such balls into the bin.
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