Golfing during Law School?

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Golfing during Law School?

Postby Oblivion_08 » Fri May 27, 2011 4:39 am

My new addiction is golfing, I have been playing non stop for 2 months now and I just picked up a new Taylor-Made iron set and a new driver for a bargain with some of my graduation money. I'm getting ready to keep swinging away with these all summer. Once law school begins, how much time will I have to go golfing? I'm going to be a part time day student( with no job).

Any golf-addicts with some helpful advice for me?

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby Jack Smirks » Fri May 27, 2011 4:59 am

Get a fucking job.

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby fatduck » Fri May 27, 2011 5:21 am

no. you will not be able to golf at all. you will not have one spare second to fucking look at your golf clubs once you're in law school. you also will not have time to shit. better get some adult diapers, stat.

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby joeshmo39 » Fri May 27, 2011 5:53 am

I know a guy on Law Review who played the entire front nine this semester, like, 2 times. I also played goofy golf with him once but he had to leave after hole 11 to do a cite check.

I also know a guy who played 18 holes every Saturday and ended up on the 4th most prestigious secondary journal. I think he was right around median.

I know a girl who played goofy golf 3 times, and ended up getting a 1L SA. Unfortunately she was no offered because over the summer she developed a wicked slice and, you know, it's such a mental game they didn't think that she would handle the stress of firm work and straightening out her drive (Goofy golf drive of course. I played once with her when we had to hit it between the legs of a polar bear and she ALWAYS hit the foot. It's hard to watch. She had a really solid short game though. Goofy golf short game of course). She and I were friends and I tried to give her advice: do not drop your shoulder as you make contact with the ball. She's now 150K in debt and totally taboo to all firms. She could have played with a hook because a lot of the courses here dogleg that way, but a slice, no man, she's done.

Alright, that's enough, I'm mocking you. You will find time to play golf, your schedule is pretty soft. If you want to play every day then no, but once a weekend and a night at the driving range during the week is pretty doable.

EDIT: Is it goofy golf? Mini Golf? putt-putt? So many names, maybe we can settle the issue. That would be pretty important compared to the rest of this thread.

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby traehekat » Fri May 27, 2011 9:16 am

wtf who calls it goofy golf? obv its mini-golf.

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby Cool Brees » Fri May 27, 2011 10:55 am

traehekat wrote:wtf who calls it goofy golf? obv its mini-golf.


Putt-putt, ftw

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby Younger Abstention » Fri May 27, 2011 11:16 am

You'll have time, and this is a beneficial skill to have as far as the social aspect of your career goes.

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby RUM » Fri May 27, 2011 11:29 am

Definitely Goofy Golf, cause if there's nothing goofy on that course I'm not paying to putt a ball on astroturf.

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby northwood » Fri May 27, 2011 11:30 am

Move into your apartments a few weeks before school starts and play some rounds. Schedule your weekends so you can play 9 holes on saturday morning for a few weeks. If you really start jonesing for golf- go to the driving range, or go play putt putt.
A little scheduling and planning will allow you to play golf during the semester.

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby Oblivion_08 » Fri May 27, 2011 12:24 pm

northwood wrote:Move into your apartments a few weeks before school starts and play some rounds. Schedule your weekends so you can play 9 holes on saturday morning for a few weeks. If you really start jonesing for golf- go to the driving range, or go play putt putt.
A little scheduling and planning will allow you to play golf during the semester.


Thank you, I'm thinking of that as well.

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby Oblivion_08 » Fri May 27, 2011 12:24 pm

Younger Abstention wrote:You'll have time, and this is a beneficial skill to have as far as the social aspect of your career goes.


That's why I got into it, I like playing a lot.

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby nphsbuckeye » Fri May 27, 2011 3:52 pm

Go to business school.

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby Omerta » Sat May 28, 2011 12:18 am

Oblivion_08 wrote:
Younger Abstention wrote:You'll have time, and this is a beneficial skill to have as far as the social aspect of your career goes.


That's why I got into it, I like playing a lot.


I played at least once a week and I rocked first semester--maybe not much second semester though. The deal is that you have x amount of free time and you can spend it however you want. More golf means less fucking around on the internet/at bars/whatever else you do. I used golf as a physical activity during my non-workout days. The big downside for me is that it's fucking expensive. I stopped drinking to fund my golf habit.

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby cartercl » Sat May 28, 2011 12:38 am

If you have the Burner 2.0 I'm jealous...

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby Oblivion_08 » Sat May 28, 2011 5:07 am

cartercl wrote:If you have the Burner 2.0 I'm jealous...


Got the 1.0's for 329..it was a great deal.

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby Oblivion_08 » Sat May 28, 2011 5:09 am

Omerta wrote:
Oblivion_08 wrote:
Younger Abstention wrote:You'll have time, and this is a beneficial skill to have as far as the social aspect of your career goes.


That's why I got into it, I like playing a lot.


I played at least once a week and I rocked first semester--maybe not much second semester though. The deal is that you have x amount of free time and you can spend it however you want. More golf means less fucking around on the internet/at bars/whatever else you do. I used golf as a physical activity during my non-workout days. The big downside for me is that it's fucking expensive. I stopped drinking to fund my golf habit.


Perfect, I don't drink I just love playing video games and now golf, I'm not taking my vg's to my apartment so I'll be fine in the VG field.

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby thexfactor » Sat May 28, 2011 2:48 pm

you will be fine. You will have some free time to play 18 holes once in a while. The issue will be whether or not you can go to the range every week.

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby frank galvin » Sat May 28, 2011 10:35 pm

Just no putting with the 15 year old daughter of the dean, happened to my roommate Mitch Comstein.

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby Oblivion_08 » Sun May 29, 2011 7:11 pm

frank galvin wrote:Just no putting with the 15 year old daughter of the dean, happened to my roommate Mitch Comstein.


I was just watching it yesterday, classic movie.

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby Zazelmaf » Thu Jun 02, 2011 8:13 am

Younger Abstention wrote:You'll have time, and this is a beneficial skill to have as far as the social aspect of your career goes.

F dat. No offense.

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby NotMyRealName09 » Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:57 pm

fatduck wrote:no. you will not be able to golf at all. you will not have one spare second to fucking look at your golf clubs once you're in law school. you also will not have time to shit. better get some adult diapers, stat.


Actually, I shat before every single final. It became my good luck ritual - plus I didn't want to have any distractions during the exam vis-a-vis poop. I think adrenaline and fear are natural laxatives.

The key is scoping out the most low traffic crapper in your lawschool beforehand. Nothing worse than crapping with people walking around.

Do whatever you need to do to stay sane. Me? Video games. This guy I know also smoked a lot of pot while playing video games and did well, so whatever you need to do to relax, just do it. Just decide what's important. For me, it was easy to decide people weren't important. People take a lot of time, what with wanting to talk to me, see me, time spent driving to and from being seen, all cutting into my video game time - damn my natural charms and good looks! But I'm a proud introvert. So fuck people. Oh, and I suck at golf.
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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby jarv1506 » Thu Jun 02, 2011 10:03 pm

Oblivion_08 wrote:Any golf-addicts with some helpful advice for me?


get a good wedge and a good putter. driving is for show, putting is for dough.

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby Gecko of Doom » Fri Jun 03, 2011 1:54 am

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby Oblivion_08 » Fri Jun 03, 2011 5:12 am

NotMyRealName09 wrote:
fatduck wrote:no. you will not be able to golf at all. you will not have one spare second to fucking look at your golf clubs once you're in law school. you also will not have time to shit. better get some adult diapers, stat.


Actually, I shat before every single final. It became my good luck ritual - plus I didn't want to have any distractions during the exam vis-a-vis poop. I think adrenaline and fear are natural laxatives.

The key is scoping out the most low traffic crapper in your lawschool beforehand. Nothing worse than crapping with people walking around.

Do whatever you need to do to stay sane. Me? Video games. This guy I know also smoked a lot of pot while playing video games and did well, so whatever you need to do to relax, just do it. Just decide what's important. For me, it was easy to decide people weren't important. People take a lot of time, what with wanting to talk to me, see me, time spent driving to and from being seen, all cutting into my video game time - damn my natural charms and good looks! But I'm a proud introvert. So fuck people. Oh, and I suck at golf.


So you're saying I can play Uncharted 3 and MW3 and still do well in law school? Fuck yeah.

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Re: Golfing during Law School?

Postby rapstar » Fri Jun 03, 2011 8:01 am

Oblivion_08 wrote:
cartercl wrote:If you have the Burner 2.0 I'm jealous...


Got the 1.0's for 329..it was a great deal.


i bought the 2.0 for $299 plus got $50 trade-in for my old r7 limited, so i don't think that $329 for the burner 1.0 is a great deal. you put "1.0's" though so maybe you're talking about an iron set, but the original poster is talking about a driver.




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