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David Connally


Member Since:
October 2003


GK Recognitions
GK Event: Played in a GK Event GK Cup: Past & Current Champions of The GK Cup
"95% of putts left short don't go in - Ben Crenshaw (?)"

Male
68 years old
davidconnally@cox.net
Mission Viejo, CA
Married
Retired Environmental Consultant



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David Connally's Golf Statistics

Index: 10
Average Score: 84
Available to Play Golf: Weekdays & Weekends
Cart Preference: Likes to Ride
Temperament: Serious Golfer
Smokes (while golfing): No
Plays in Tournaments: Yes

David Connally's Favorites

Golfer: Arnie
Golf Course: Oak Quarry; Tobiano

Where David Connally Plays Golf

Los Angeles County; San Bernardino County; Riverside County; Palm Springs Area; Orange County; San Diego County; Ventura County; Fresno Area; Las Vegas Area; Mesquite/St.George Area; Phoenix Area; Southwest Coastal; Central/Northeast; Albuquerque/Santa Fe; Southern New Mexico; Houston Area; Austin Area; San Antonio Area


What's in David Connally's Golf Bag

Callaway X-20 irons

Callaway woods and hybrids, but picked up a TM M-1 driver Nov. 2015

Odyssey Putter


Last Updated: October 26, 2018

More about David Connally

I qualified for super seniors recently, so the gurney should be just around the corner. I take golf way too seriously, and have a very high threshold for what I think my game should be. I occasionally yell at myself for hitting poor shots, but I do try to have fun, as we could be at work! I'm trying to enter more competitions (GK, SCGA, and others) now that I'm not working, to test my game under pressure. So far, I'm just a leaky gasbag - LOL!!

The GK experience got very personal for me in December 2013, at the GK outing at Indian Wells Golf Resort. I collapsed on the first green, and eventually wound up needing a pacemaker to correct a very slow heartbeat. Concerned GKers playing with me and in other groups took care of me until the parameds arrived, and eased my transition to the emergency room. There's not enough thanks that can be expressed for the concern that those casual acquaintances gave to me to help me move toward recovery. It's just another great aspect of the GK family.

Memorable shots: a hole-in-one I made in April 2006 at hole #16 at Sky Mountain GC in Hurricane, UT, just outside St. George. I followed that up two holes later with a career 3-wood to 5 feet for eagle on the par-5 #18. I recommend this course to anyone visiting that area for its great views and friendly playability - unless it's windy!

And I wound up winning that GK Cup thingy in the summer of 2014 - GK Cup 6. Who would have thunk it after my heart problems that past winter, and multiple first-round losses in previous Cups! I struggled in the sectional playoffs to win on the last hole a couple times, then played some better golf against the East and North (finals) champs. Now I can retire in peace!!

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David Connally's Golf Course Reviews

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Had a great time at the GK event Saturday, 5/18/19, at Desert Willow Firecliff. The weather was golf-perfect and the course was in wonderful condition... » More
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Wanted to get some swings in before the GK Desert Willow outing so walked on to TC around 3pm on Wednesday, 5/15/19. Golfnow offerings for the 3pm-4pm... » More
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Played with my monthly group at (supposedly) 9am on a warm, sunny Saturday, 5/4/19. Course was packed and overbooked as we teed off 45 minutes late, t... » More
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Played Redhawk at 916am on Wednesday, 5/1/19, with GKer Andrew1 for a senior rate of $45 with cart. Weather was sunny and mild with little wind until ... » More
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Played with a high school buddy on Monday 4/8/19 using an UnderPar certificate, $33 each at 1pm, which is a decent deal. The course had punched greens... » More
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