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If I want to play from different tees than my playing partner, but he wants to play from up tees, how do we handle it? We usually play from the same set of tees.

It should not be a problem. If you are playing against each other you can figure out handicaps based on the course rating and the handicapping of each hole. To make play move faster you should hit first as you will arrive to your set of tees first. After you hit, pull forward to his tees and he can tee off. That will prevent having to backtrack.

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