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rmunding
Mar 11, 2009, 05:43 PM
Just been told no golf or driving range for up to 6 weeks any advise on what to do to kill the time

carsonl92
Mar 11, 2009, 05:44 PM
read books on the mental side of game

if injury permits putts

at least you'll be getting into the game when the courses are starting to get into a good shape

sorry about the injury

setter02
Mar 11, 2009, 05:46 PM
Talk about prolonging the agony!!! Wait all winter long, and then get a real ground hog day kick in the butt.:help: Can always read a book, start a golfing journal with goals and how to get there in it. That's a good way for you to keep track of thoughts on how you feel your game and what you can improve on. Get out the putter and become a world class living room roller! Watch the Golf Channel and hear about how Tiger IS the greatest thing since sliced bread, and maybe solve the economy issues the world is facing.:cool:

sellis
Mar 11, 2009, 06:12 PM
Just been told no golf or driving range for up to 6 weeks any advise on what to do to kill the time

I'm on the tail end of my six weeks - broke my right arm on Super Bowl sunday. I filled in the time buying golf clubs! :eek:

cobbie_90
Mar 11, 2009, 06:16 PM
watch lots of golf shows and read some magazines

braithwaite
Mar 11, 2009, 07:26 PM
Six weeks is not that bad:p , I was out nearly 4 months last year. But I did just putt with one hand and watch golf quite a bit and read golf forums

gr8glfr
Mar 11, 2009, 07:33 PM
I am having an operation in late March. Recovery could run 3-10 weeks depending on the results. I have been itching to get out and this will drive me nuts.
I do not have the golf channel so I won't be watching much golf. I will most likely be logged into the forum and read all of the wild and crazy posts that end up on here.
Worst comes to worst I will see if Swainer can get me some good porn to view :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

rmunding
Mar 11, 2009, 07:57 PM
I'm on the tail end of my six weeks - broke my right arm on Super Bowl sunday. I filled in the time buying golf clubs! :eek:

I got a blood clot in my left leg so we are waiting for the blood thinners to do there job

Big Shooter
Mar 11, 2009, 08:07 PM
putting/chipping

goshawk
Mar 11, 2009, 08:10 PM
Earlier last year (March) I had a spinal fusion in my lower back. My doc in Buffalo knew my job and told me specifically no twisting motions for 6 months, and I couldn't pick up anything heavier than a full fork! I couldn't swing a club until last September. I feel your pain, believe me.
What I did was fill my time watching TGC and ABC/CBS on weekends, reading several books on the mental side of golf and the short game. I did cheat a bit and did some putting practice on the living room carpet (drove the cat nuts!!).
Give it time. Those 6 weeks will be over and the season will be waiting for you.

Hombre Lefty
Mar 11, 2009, 08:14 PM
build up your post count on TGN :D

Weirfan
Mar 11, 2009, 08:14 PM
6 weeks is nothing.....just find another interest to keep you busy....

you can do it !!

Crikey my 9 year old daughter is an avid sportsplayer....competitive gymnast, plays rep hockey and soccer and recently had 8 months ( april - November) of no weightbearing activities at all other than walking.....

she was able to do it. ....6 weeks should be a breeze :D

sharkhark
Mar 11, 2009, 08:14 PM
You do not risk anything and do what they say with no rushing back. Every time i injure myself i screw up by pushing it when i know i should rest.
I would spend some time reading like someone else suggested with particular care put on the mental game, rather than technics.
You can also plan out your weak parts of the game and how you will improve. In other words make some notes on which specific shots are really costing you and how to improve.
Could be laying up to a distance you like i.e. 120 yards, rather than pumping the driver every time and ending up in no mans land i.e. 40 yards.
Just one example, but plan it out.

brianfrench
Mar 11, 2009, 08:16 PM
In response to question . . . Drink
And when not injured, well, Drink.... it's golf season

MannyR
Mar 11, 2009, 09:49 PM
Pay more attention to your wife and/or girlfriend...you'll get more "out of jail" cards when you can play.

stew962
Mar 12, 2009, 06:54 AM
build up your post count on TGN :D

Dude, you took the exact words right outta my mouth!:)

rmunding
Mar 12, 2009, 09:45 PM
Thanks everyone
lmao

u r the best

mp32
Mar 14, 2009, 11:28 PM
Just been told no golf or driving range for up to 6 weeks any advise on what to do to kill the time

I can think of a couple of things...
:)

Sunshine
Mar 15, 2009, 08:51 AM
I can think of a couple of things...
:)

is the girl in your avatar one of them?? :rofl: :rofl:

mp32
Mar 15, 2009, 01:37 PM
is the girl in your avatar one of them?? :rofl: :rofl:

That is me...

rmunding
Mar 15, 2009, 06:10 PM
That is me...

What time do u want to play

HAHAHAHAHA

XOXOXOXOXO

rmunding
Mar 15, 2009, 09:49 PM
nice offer, though, lol, im married.

imAnewbie
Mar 15, 2009, 10:41 PM
LOL include me on the DL I guess I have to listen to the doctor now, I just realized the results. I've been hitting on the sims for the past few weeks, I thought I was fine until I hit the course earlier. I'll consider resting it for 1-2 months, depends what doctor will say. I was on a car accident last december, and they found out my back is pretty messed up. Aside from that, my left knee that was injured like 10 years ago thru a basketball game was slammed on the side panel of the car when we got hit by a cab. Add the snap motion on the downswing = Bad knee. Have been treating the knee with lasers and stuff but I think I should upgrade it. They are more focused on my back especially the left side. :( Gotta control myself this time, MUST NOT GOLFFFFF! Arrrgghhh

Pay more attention to your wife and/or girlfriend...you'll get more "out of jail" cards when you can play.

I guess the wife will be more happy since I won't be heading out for a while :( LOL

build up your post count on TGN :D

Great Idea, I'm almost at 1000! :D Maybe I can reach 4000 club in 1 month? hahaha