Prime use of motorhome.

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  1. Moodybrook

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    I have been a member for sometime and have appreciated all the tips and advice flowing to and fro as regards vans and their associated fundamentals and gizmos . However, I was expecting some wisdom regarding the prime purpose of escaping this disappointing climate. Many of you end up in Spain, Portugal etc and there is no mention of why ?? Surely you go there to play GOLF. So come on lets' have the low down on inexpensive courses, welcoming courses that let you overnight for free. :Wink:
     
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    Golf....why golf.

    most go to escape the miserable British winter weather and get a little warmth.

    never seen anyone post what a great time they had on their last round.
     
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    No way GOLF. !! :Doh:

    Those silly stick things would take up to much wine space....
    :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Hi there moodybrook

    Although not retired like a lot on here, I do take a half set with me when ever going in the motorhome and have golfed at some lovely and very cheap courses through out the UK and mainland Europe, including a stunning course in Sloviena this summer.

    I am a member of D and G county and can recommend that although I think you may already have played it :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Explain !

    Certainly two of the best cars I've owned but "play". No way, deadly serious transport.

    Reduced to a Polo now but still deadly serious.
     
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    Prime purpose for Motorhomes

    Pappa john, and it is so achingly threadbare without it.
    Gerry, I have indeed, the Crichton is my haunt but will be trading it for some drier climes in the future. Just got the means a couple of months ago and sort of bedding in(pun there maybe).
    Come on everybody location Location location, with recommendations. I know you can do it.:BigGrin:
     
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    We will be in Spain for 4 months from the end of Dec. to early May and will do many things.
    I will play hopefully play golf once a week if he syndicate at La Manga is running, last year we paid 25 euro's which is not bad.
    Plenty of other things to do.

    Mike
     
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    I live just down from the Crichton and used to be a member years ago.

    I would just recommend you stick the clubs in the van and just take whatever opportunity to play that you have, France has loads of very good and very reasonable courses.
     
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    Simples !!!!

    Freeedom to do what you want when you want.
    Nothing more to say.:Rofl1:
     
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    Prime directive

    Brian, classic example of Johnny foreigner getting it all tits up. Sole purpose of a car is to transport player and clubs to suitable venue. A. they create a vehicle so fundamentaly unreliable it may never get there.
    B. The boot is so small the tools of the trade don't fit.

    Then they call it a golf :Rofl1:
     
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    golf a great way to spoil a long walk. fishing on the other hand or bird watching, even the feathered variety sometimes is great.:Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Wildman, Fishing is for pre breakfast, Golf, night fishing if you so desire. One old rooster in the van is enough.
     
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    I believe the correct terminology is a golf bat....cant be a club cos thats what you pay fee's to to play with your golf bats. :thumb::Laughing:
     
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    No I go along with sticks, :thumb: I'm not a purist, the old bat refers to the other half :Rofl1:
     
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    The Golf was originally named for a wind, along with Sirocco, which was another contemporary VW model. It was only after people (golfers? :Wink:) started hanging dangly golf balls from their rearview mirrors that VW played along and designed the Polo (also a game with balls, but a bit of horsepower involved as well).

    Not a lot of people know that - or maybe they do. :BigGrin::thumb:


    John
     
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    Apparently my step brother owns a gold course in Portugal somewhere..
    Might explain why we have not been in touch for the past 20 years :Wink: ( Nooo.. I know he is a good player so it aint taken him that long to get to the 19th, just that we live in different worlds :Wink::RollEyes: )
     
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    From my dictionary...
    Golf, n. Nature's way of telling you that you should be dead.
    Allan
     
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    They also made a nice gearknob like a golf ball, good job they didn't call it the VW football, never be able to get in the cab or change gear:Rofl1:
     
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    Has everybody missed the point of your post.I have often thought that it would be worthwhile asking permission of a Club that if we played and maybe ate in the a Clubhouse could we park up in the car park .Showers and probably electric should be available.Never tried it yet but intend to in 2014.plenty of courses in Ireland to chose from
     
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    We have done this on several a course in UK and mainland Europe and not always when having a game and so far never been refused.
     
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