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Old 03-31-2013, 04:25 PM
 
Location: Vallejo
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I play Golf with a gas mask on in my house. Why? Laser printers. I take the gas mask off outside since even in the polluted central valley, the air quality is probably better.
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Old 03-31-2013, 04:42 PM
 
Location: Prepperland
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I always thought someone should come up with a miniature golf driving range, where the balls are the size of marbles. Take up less space, that way.
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Old 03-31-2013, 04:47 PM
 
Location: North by Northwest
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I always thought someone should come up with a miniature golf driving range, where the balls are the size of marbles. Take up less space, that way.
Haha that wouldn't work very well.

There are reduced flight balls, however, that can be used to "naturally" reduce the necessary length of a driving range in tight spaces.

There's a really cool driving range in South Jersey where you can hit balls aiming for island targets in the middle of a river:

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Old 03-31-2013, 09:06 PM
 
Location: North Baltimore ----> Seattle
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I drove by a driving range that also has a batting cage. I want to take some swings. I don't think I can hit a baseball 300 yards but it still seems fun.
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Old 03-31-2013, 09:43 PM
 
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How is it a waste of space if free market enterprise has determined it is the most profitable use of the land.
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Old 04-01-2013, 05:22 AM
 
Location: North Baltimore ----> Seattle
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How is it a waste of space if free market enterprise has determined it is the most profitable use of the land.
There are a lot of public courses also.
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Old 04-01-2013, 01:40 PM
 
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I think we could cut down on our golf courses. Perhaps make them a regional thing. That said, my town has one near a resort and helps the local economy as a tourist attraction. And there's more in the nearby towns.
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Old 04-01-2013, 05:13 PM
 
Location: Richmond/Philadelphia/Brooklyn
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How is it a waste of space if free market enterprise has determined it is the most profitable use of the land.
because the free market does not always determine what is best, only what you can get the most bang for your buck for. Ho about If we use the environmental policies of a completely free market, not so well, huh
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Old 04-02-2013, 05:36 PM
 
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I see them as green space that in most cases actually pay for themselves while most such spaces don't in urban areas.
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:01 AM
 
Location: Cincinnati near
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What if all centrally located golf courses allowed one bike trail across their property?
I think that would be a great idea. If I was having a bad day of golf I could redeem the day by using the cyclists for target practice with my drives.
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