Thread: Am2 vs. Am1
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Old 12-17-2011, 05:23 PM
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Originally Posted by joshmo65 View Post
The whole logic that playing up so that you play with better players is complete bull. If you use this logic, a lot of people would be playing up. You may be lucky to get one or two good players on your first card. But then guess what? Any round after, you will be paired with people that are just as bad as you are and wont be watching any spectacular golf.

Why not have everyone play in the correct division where you can play with people at the same skill level and actually get paid in one or two tournaments. Its the people moving up when they shouldn't be that causes the whole "problem" of "bagging" and it annoys me that people can't follow some simple guidelines on what division to play.

I agree completely, playing your rating makes for better competition for everyone.

Originally Posted by disc gopher View Post
You're probably right but nonetheless I'm going to take the advice of my local pros and move up after my next pdga win in ma2. These are guys I play with on a semi-regular basis and theyve all advised me against moving up, citing certain weaknesses in my game that would prevent me from being in even the top 3/4 of the division. After playing a round with nate krahn he also said I should play intermediate for a little while longer before moving up.
It seems that better players who want to help seem to advise improving before moving up and selfish players who want more donators in their division advise moving up to improve...
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