Golf Clubs And Underwear.

For the first time in a long time I was confronted with the decision of whether or not to let someone borrow my clubs. I’ve had this happen a couple times in the past but I always had an out – I’m a lefty. Never did I ever come across another lefty that wanted to borrow my clubs. Usually, we are a rare breed and know that we just need to have our own set.

I needed some time to think about this. A couple factors that came into play were 1) this guy is not a golfer he just happens to swing left and 2) he was going on a golf trip with his buddies. Hell no! Red flags were going up everywhere. It’s tough enough to find a left handed set that you want without special ordering and paying out the ass for it. Do I really think this guy will care for them? I doubt it.

Unfortunately, I had to nicely turn down the request by telling him my clubs were at the shop being re-gripped. That’s good one, right? I just hope he’s not reading this. How do I explain to someone that (for me at least) letting you borrow my clubs is like letting you borrow my underwear. There’s a personal attachment and if anyone is going to dirty them it’s going to be me. Ok, that might be a little to much info but you get the point.

Maybe I’m a little extreme with my reasoning but I can’t quite let someone else borrow my clubs. Especially if they never played. I mean, I have no problem with letting someone use a club when I’m there but the whole borrowing thing isn’t quite jiving with me. 

What do you think? Would you let someone borrow your clubs? 

Hit’em long…yell FORE!!!

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  1. Pete

    I agree. I do not lend my clubs either. Most non players do not realize how much money is invested in a good set of clubs. I am with you, that is why I have 2 sets of spares in my garage.

    Cheers
    Jim

  2. This blog is so informative and attractive.Thanks to post great blog.

  3. Are you kidding? I’d loan someone the keys to my house before I’d lend them my clubs!

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