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Old 01-06-2014, 03:21 PM
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I got a round in this morning, 18 holes. It was -21 when I started, that's -45 wind chill.
Haha, you're crazy man.
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Old 01-06-2014, 05:12 PM
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I got a round in this morning, 18 holes. It was -21 when I started, that's -45 wind chill.
You're tougher than I am.

(Edit: Not being sarcastic. I don't want to play in this crap.)

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Old 01-06-2014, 07:46 PM
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I got a round in this morning, 18 holes. It was -21 when I started, that's -45 wind chill.
why? and what were you wearing?
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Old 01-07-2014, 08:11 AM
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I literally froze in 15 seconds filling up my car's tire. I can't imagine how rough disc golfing would be.
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Old 01-07-2014, 08:34 AM
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Should be about 4f teeing off at #1 at big creek at noon today. Not much wind predicted. Doing a couple round with two buds. Maybe second round at Walnut Ridge.

Dress: boots, long socks, quilted jeans, long sleeve tee, thick hoodie, wind breaker, stocking cap, glove left hand, mitten right hand (throwing bare), and a couple hot hands in glove/mitten. A couple juice pouches carried on person under layers to keep from freezing.
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Old 01-07-2014, 08:51 AM
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Serial shoveling sessions have been enough exercise for me these past few days. While the thought of playing on dicey tees and losing plastic in deep powder is attractive, I don't think I'll be golfing for at least a few days.
cmon its only twelve below. lets go play at least nine.
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Old 01-07-2014, 09:39 AM
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In all honestly...I played last Saturday and it was the day before a Winter Cold advisory. It was only uncomfortable once it got to 7-8 degrees with a lil breeze. So basically....10 degrees, low wind and I'm in clothing that's appropriate for the weather....but I don't throw with a glove on, so if my hand gets really numb and stiff....disc isn't much fun.

I'll Say 9 degrees is the coldest I'll play.
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Old 01-07-2014, 10:19 AM
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Be safe out there. I heard on the news that the polar bear at the Chicago Zoo was brought inside due to the cold up there last night. Hopefully everyone is dressed like Randy from A Christmas Story when playing in these conditions.
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Old 01-07-2014, 06:03 PM
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Throwing my first full round of the new year tomorrow with forecasted temperatures around 6 and light wind. It should feel quite warm compared to these last couple days.
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Old 01-07-2014, 06:42 PM
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Played my coldest round to date this afternoon. 26 F for Georgia is unusual, but it didn't seem cold at all to me. Put on my balaclava and mittens, and I was nice and comfortable. I guess I still have some Michigan blood in me, living my first 43 years there, including 4 years in Houghton. I am guessing air temps around 0 F would be my lower limit for disc golf, although I cross country skied in colder weather back in my younger days.
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