Much less leave a reasonable birdie putt?
Not in my experience!
I'm a bogey golfer, pretty happy to score 15 to 18 over, drive 220 or so, but average over 80% fairways. I can on a good day stick the green from 180, or if really on a bit more. Of course, this is on a course where one can allow the ball to run up from the front.
I often, after a round or practice session, observe the 18th green from the clubhouse (with a brew or several ) as others approach the...