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BuoyChaser
03-17-2006, 09:24 AM
American Chemical Society Meeting & Exposition
March 26 - 30, 2006
Atlanta, GA

http://www.chemistry.org

Going to be in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center. Are there any sites in the area that would be giving a pull this time of year? Certainly not in slalom shape!!! :mad: Showing high 60s, low 40s BRRRRrrr like New England temps?

How about recommended golf courses in the area?

richardsoncd
03-17-2006, 09:36 AM
You might try Water Ski Atlanta. If you want to take a run on Sunday, I'll be happy to give you a pull, you can be at the lake in 45 minutes from ATL. I would offer up Saturday but I have to head up a pig roast for my old Fraternity up here in Athens. There are a lot of great golf courses as well. Chastain Park, & Bobby Jones are some decent public courses in town. Stone Mountain park has two nice courses as well. P.M. me if you want more info. The weather should be really nice (unless it rains) at the end of the month.

LakePirate
03-17-2006, 09:46 AM
You are not going to send that man to "Crappy" Jones. If you play there, don't forget your helmet, you are going to need it.

Chaser - There is a private lake over by the airport, not sure what the name of it is or if they allow guests or not?? Here is the link http://www.waterskiatlanta.com/property.php

Don't know if I can be of much help with a tow, I am about an hour + south of Atlanta. But if you want to ride out...


As far as golf, I would recommend the Frog, the course at the Georgian Resort. It is out in Villa Rica and it is about a 30/40 minute ride from downtown, it is reasonable as far as prices go and it is a great tract.

BuoyChaser
03-17-2006, 10:07 AM
great suggestions on the courses...my 1st biz trip with my "boss" whose an avid golfer, def'n don't want to get stuck at a crap course...

hopefully can sneak in a set while i'm there...he'll be carryin' his clubs, i'll have my stick!!! :)

also reading http://www.tmcowners.com/teamtalk/showthread.php?t=6016&highlight=atlanta

richardsoncd
03-17-2006, 10:10 AM
I've had some great memories at Bobby's course, but at the same time I'm not very good. You can also try The Georgia Club, it is about 45 minutes north of Atlanta but very nice. St. Marlo Country Club in Duluth is good, about 20 minutes north. If you are in town and want to stay in town I suggest one of the two Stone Mountain courses:
http://www.stonemountaingolf.com/

LakePirate
03-17-2006, 10:15 AM
I've had some great memories at Bobby's course, but at the same time I'm not very good. You can also try The Georgia Club, it is about 45 minutes north of Atlanta but very nice. St. Marlo Country Club in Duluth is good, about 20 minutes north. If you are in town and want to stay in town I suggest one of the two Stone Mountain courses:
http://www.stonemountaingolf.com/

I can't/try not to remember most of my trips to "Crappy" Jones, don't really know why, something to do with those Heineken Keg Cans.

For something closer, you might want to try Southerness, I used to work there years ago, but I cannot vouch for the shape it is in. There is a course in Covington that is really fun to play The Oaks.

Try this link, you might be able to save some cash.

http://www.lmtt.com/

richardsoncd
03-17-2006, 10:21 AM
If your boss is really into golf and you can "drive a little" say an hour, you might try one of the courses on Lake Oconee.....Reynolds Plantation and Cuscowilla. He can golf and you can ski!!!! That's were my boat will be that weekend. Plus the Great Waters course at Reynolds is one of the best in Georgia (that you can get on).

http://www.reynoldsplantation.com/golf.htm

http://www.cuscowilla.com/golf1.htm

If those don't help...I know of a little course down in Augusta, but you'll have to bring your own green jacket.

LakePirate
03-17-2006, 10:26 AM
If those don't help...I know of a little course down in Augusta, but you'll have to bring your own green jacket.

So how much Ice do you think they have packed around the azaleas down in Augusta?

richardsoncd
03-17-2006, 10:31 AM
So how much Ice do you think they have packed around the azaleas down in Augusta?

Probably a ton, as usual.

BuoyChaser
03-17-2006, 10:33 AM
If those don't help...I know of a little course down in Augusta, but you'll have to bring your own green jacket.my jacket is black, ski vest that is!!! :toast:

BuoyChaser
03-17-2006, 10:36 AM
FOR LAST MINUTE TEE TIMES http://www.lmtt.com/

1. Reynolds Plantation on Lake Oconee (4 courses) - Great Waters course is one of the best in Georgia, that you can get on (One of Ten Best New Courses by Golf Magazine)
http://www.reynoldsplantation.com/golf.htm 100 Linger Longer Road Greensboro, Georgia 30642 1-800-800-5250

2. Cuscowilla on Lake Oconee
http://www.cuscowilla.com/golf1.htm 126 Cuscowilla Dr Eatonton GA 31024 800-458-5351

3. Frog at Georgian Resort - Villa Rica about 30-40min from downtown
http://www.golfthefrog.com/ 1900 GEORGIAN PARKWAY, VILLA RICA, GA 30180 770.459.4400

4. St. Marlo Country Club in Duluth - 20 minutes North
http://www.stmarlo.com/ St Marlo Country Club 7755 St. Marlo Country Club Pkwy
Duluth, Georgia 30097 (770) 495-7725

5. The Georgia Club - 45 minutes North
http://www.thegeorgiaclub.com/golf.html 1050 Chancellors Drive Statham, GA 30666 770-725-8100

6. Stone Mountain Park (public) - two courses near downtown
http://www.stonemountaingolf.com/ 1145 Stonewall Jackson DR Stone Mountian, GA 30083 Phone 770.879.9900
http://www.weather.com/outlook/recreation/golf/weather/tenday/?clubId=1029080

7. Oaks in Covington

8. Southerness

9. Chastain Park (municipal)

10. Bobby Jones (public) - locals call it "Crappy Jones" tell ya to bring a helmet!!!
http://www.weather.com/outlook/recreation/golf/weather/tenday/?clubId=1028898

LakePirate
03-17-2006, 10:39 AM
That is not a top 10 list, but courses you can get on at a reasonable price. You might also want to check out Cherokee Run at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers.
http://www.cherokeerun.com/

richardsoncd
03-17-2006, 11:34 AM
That is not a top 10 list, but courses you can get on at a reasonable price. You might also want to check out Cherokee Run at the Georgia International Horse Park in Conyers.
http://www.cherokeerun.com/

right on the money about the top 10 thing, there are a ton of nice courses....and the two guys giving recommendations are fairly young and don't live in Atlanta city limits. You will most definitely have fun on all of those courses....Bobby Jones might take a bit more beer, I suggest a round of John Daley golf (a beer a hole) if you are playing Jones. :friday:

Reynolds has rental competition ski boats I think, so you can ski and golf down there.

jmac197
03-17-2006, 12:01 PM
That Reynolds place is not for the faint of wallet.....
Waterskiing, Wakeboarding and Tubing
$170 per hour, maximum of six guests per boat
Price includes instructor, boat, skis, wakeboard and tube. Lessons available.




Can you imagine paying $170 to tube?????

atlfootr
03-17-2006, 02:39 PM
Going to be in Atlanta March 26-30, 2006Well, your 2 weeks late and $1.00 short :noface:
Had you come earlier this year, I gladly would of pulled you
FREE NO CHARGE as long as the gas lasted, here where we barefoot'd for 9 years.

Fyi - there's a sunk'n course "somewhere" below ...

BuoyChaser
03-17-2006, 07:30 PM
Well, your 2 weeks late and $1.00 short :noface:
Had you come earlier this year, I gladly would of pulled you
FREE NO CHARGE as long as the gas lasted, here where we barefoot'd for 9 years.

Fyi - there's a sunk'n course "somewhere" below ...

nice footin' haven...body is def'n not in shape to foot this time of year...ahhh, your killin' me that site, gotta get that course to the surface!!!what are the water temps like???

dropped an email to George, looks like $20/set on their site http://www.waterskiatlanta.com/membership.php?PHPSESSID=b028713c0923ab640a5bc1309 629c165

BuoyChaser
03-23-2006, 04:41 PM
boss overode my recommendations and chose the City Club Marietta http://www.mariettaresort.com/golf.html or http://www.city.marietta.ga.us/City_Club/home.htm

got in touch with George, so hopefully can bare the cool temps and get a rip through the course: http://www.waterskiatlanta.com/property.php

BuoyChaser
03-30-2006, 03:33 PM
met up with George for a great set at Waterski Atlanta, awesome site...would recommend it to everyone who is ever in the area...