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What in golf are you thankful for this year?

By T.J. Auclair
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It's that time of year to reflect on all the things we're thankful for in life.

For anyone who visits this site, there's undeniably one thing we share in common -- we're thankful for golf.

Whether it's watching the best players in the world, playing with a best friend or family member, shooting a milestone score, or hitting a perfect shot, there's always something to be thankful for in golf.

We asked our hundreds of thousands of friends in PGA.com Facebook Nation to tell us: What in golf are you most thankful for in golf this year?

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Here is a collection of our favorite responses:

"I’m thankful in Golf for all the great shots and putts I got to witness while playing golf with new people and old friends! The few that I hit, and they felt good! Especially the hole in one by Ron Kotula back in the spring. 36 rounds and counting this year. Wish it was more!" -- Cameron Lamb

"I'm thankful for my son playing golf. We have the best time on the course together and have already made so many memories I will cherish forever." -- Craig Parkin

"I am a PGA Professional that is thankful for the opportunity to work at a beautiful club. To have a great membership, employees, coworkers and students. I am also thankful for my fellow PGA members who are always willing to lend a hand or advice to help in a tough situation. I am looking forward to another great year." -- Mike Kelly

"Retiring, getting by 3 cancer surgeries,and still having the good health to play 80 rounds of golf with friends and family!" -- Ed Price

"I am thankful that I am still able to keep my golf tradition alive in the northeast. I am able to play golf on my birthday in mid-November. It’s a tad cold out but it’s still worth playing all day till dark!" -- Jeff Pudlinski

"That I still play golf the 'old fashioned way' at age 60 - walking and carrying the bag and that I can still hit it reasonably far." -- Grein Jr Lou

"Having a plus handicap for 13th year in a row... I’m very grateful for the golf gods loving me." -- Richard Milo

"The opportunity to play golf with my son when I can." -- Norman May

"I got to go to The Masters for the first time. It was an awesome experience. I hope to go again in the future." -- Dustin Edwards

"All the people that love the game and camaraderie it has to offer." -- Leo McMahon

"That the state of the game is in good shape! And that I can still hit the ball as well as I do!" -- John A. McLarty

"Well the return of the Tiger obviously." -- Lisa Grinton

"The PGA Tour young players make viewing exciting in the post-Tiger era." -- Mark Parrish

"Just being able to play and the body allowing me to." -- Scott Pokines