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post #10261 of 13996
I will be playing in the hopefully 70'$ or low low 80'$
I might be talking bout the weather here thougB-):-!
post #10262 of 13996
I saw some good golf but not my game.A couple of old guys were tearing the cover off the ball.
post #10263 of 13996

Shot a 55 on the first 9 and decided to consider the 2nd nine practice. I can't seem to get my score down despite some really good shots. Today I hit two greens with my 5 iron at 165yds and came very close using woods off the fairway on two others. Did really well setting up on every dog legs regardless of which club I used. Yesterday my short irons were working well. I dropped the ball 2" from the hole with an 80yd approach wedge shot and it wasn't a surprise. It just felt good at that point of the round. I believe all aspects of my game are improving but just not on the same day. So any improvement is not showing up on my scorecard. I just have to put it all together - long, mid, short game and course management. Or I'm just full of #%$. Still enjoyable when I look back on the day.


I have a question - does anyone shoot better/worse when walking the course as opposed to riding a cart?

post #10264 of 13996
Shot my best round yet last sunday. Went roundbin 85, just 1 birdie. Very similar to jonMA1, I feel my game is improving vastly, just not all on the same day.
post #10265 of 13996

My first time out this year was about 3 weeks ago and i shot a 103. Didnt think it was too bad since it was the first time i played the course.  The name of the course is Tom's Run for those of you from the western Pennsylvania area. Yesterday i shot a 105 at a local course (Chetremon). I had my first birdie of the year on the front nine and shot a 53. Then i started the back nine with par, par, bogey and thought i might be back in the 90's, but then i went 7,9,6 on the next three holes and finished with a 52 on the back. Im going out again tomorrow morning to the same course and hoping to improve on the 105 and get back in the 90's

post #10266 of 13996
Shot under 80 for the second time (a 78). Again it was my driving (11 of 14 fairways) that set it up. My new swing thought with driver was to relax the left hand grip pressure slightly as I accelerate down, resulting in better release and no blocks to right. Made two consecutive birdies on the front nine, one from putting it in from the fringe and another from sticking it to 4ft with a full LW to a sharply elevated green.

Golf is so much more fun from the fairway ....
post #10267 of 13996
Had 35 points today in nasty windy/raining conditions. It was the best score for the day but only a couple of people turned up. Driver let me down, not behaving like it has the last 3 rounds. I lots about 5-6 shots over 18 just by having to chip out of trouble from my drive.
post #10268 of 13996

Finally broke 50 with a 47 on the back nine. No mulligans or rule infractions. I missed shooting under 100 because of a 55 on the front. Wedges - which were always the best part of my game - have been very spotty lately especially the high lobs.


Anyway, to most of you these scores are high but it was goal of mine. Picked up a lot of usable info from posts on this site. So thanks to the other members and staff.

post #10269 of 13996
Played my local course again this morning and shot my best round so far this year with a 101. Broke 50 on the back nine with a couple pars and my second birdie of the year. But I had a snowman following the birdie and ended up shooting a 47. Would have been nice but I shot a 54 on the front nine.
post #10270 of 13996

Thats expensive golf ,11 lost balls in 2 games.let us know how your lessons go.

post #10271 of 13996

shot 77, four of the five shots over par came on a snowman.c1_cursing.gif

post #10272 of 13996

Shot an 86 on Thursday. My God, the rough is brutal this time of year. If I missed a fairway by even a few feet it became an Easter egg hunt. I only missed four fairways but I doubled each one of them. Otherwise, I played great, but couldn't make any birdie putts. I had 4-5 legit chances.

post #10273 of 13996
6,611 yds. 71.6/124.

79 with an OB double and 2 missed putts under 4 feet. Sigh......
post #10274 of 13996

Shot 89 today off the white tees at my local golf club.


Out - 43: 1 birdie, 2 pars, 4 bogeys, 2 double bogeys, 19 putts (2x1 putt, 4x2 putt, 3x3putt), 1xFIR, 1xGIR

In - 46: 2 pars, 3 bogeys, 4 double bogeys, 17 putts (2x1 putt, 6x2 putt, 1x3 putt), 0xFIR, 2xGIR


- Couldnt hit a bloody FIR even if it was right in front of me!

- Got the 7th birdie of my life today :)

- Matched my one put record today with 4 in total but more importantly kept instances of playing ping pong down to only 4 three putts!

- The real test will come on Monday when I get out for the bank holiday weekend competition. Id be happy with shooting high 90's or even low hundreds!

- Got some lovely photos of the sun setting this evening too :)






post #10275 of 13996

This winter has been an absolute hell in the Kansas City area.  We just had snow again on May 2nd. (thursday)   I played today and posted my first official round for handicap purposes and it was a brutal struggle.   73.2CR 141Slope.........84= (8.7diff)


The course was sloppy wet and the fairways were plugging.  Most of my tee shots backed up and the course played like it was 6 miles long...LOL  I hit 3-wood into 3 par 4s!!!!!!!! (parred 2 of them)  I had 4 double bogeys and 3 were due to bad tee shots.  The other was due to bad short game.  I'm struggling with distance control on approaches.  I'm hitting extra club into holes and coming up short.  When I finally club extra to compensate, then I go long!!  LOL    The story of my day is coming up short on the front pins, and flying over the green at the back pins....(not a good combo)  When I finally make a nice chip after missing a green, I miss the short par saving putts.   I hit several crisp irons today, but the results were bad anyway due to distance control issues.


Overall....my game is pretty rough right now.  I did make 2 birdies today, so at least there is a glimmer of hope.

post #10276 of 13996

Played Rancho La Quinta Pate course yesterday 6972 Yd. 


shot an 83 with a double bogey on #18 Argh!!

post #10277 of 13996

Belmont Country Club
White Tees 69.8 / 125

May 4, 2013


  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 OUT 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 IN TOTAL
WHITE 362 109 442 399 498 367 330 198 458 3163 400 166 517 161 367 309 351 304 512 3087 6250
HANDICAP 9 17 1 3 11 5 15 7 13   2 12 6 16 10 14 4 18 8    
PAR 4 3 4 4 5 4 4 3 5 36 4 3 5 3 4 4 4 4 5 36 72
SCORE 4 4 5 5 4 6 5 4 6 43 5 3 6 3 4 4 5 5 8 43 86
ROUND SCORE E +1 +2 +3 +2 +4 +5 +6 +7 +7 +8 +8 +9 +9 +9 +9 +10 +11 +14 +14 +14
NET SCORE 4 4 5 5 4 6 5 4 6 43 5 3 6 3 4 4 5 5 8 43 86
TEE CLUB 1W Aw 1W 5i 1W 3W 5i 4Hy 3W   1W 6i 1W 8i 1W 5i 1W 5i 1W    
FAIRWAYS x   ⇐ x x ⇐ ⇒   x 57% ⇒   ⇒   x x x x ⇐ 57% 57%
GIR x x x 33% x x 22% 28%
PUTTS 1 2 2 1 1 2 2 3 3 17 2 2 2 2 1 1 2 1 2 15 1.8/32
SAND SHOTS           1       1     1         1 1 3 4


Best round of my life today.  Could have been better. Had a GIR on 8 & 9 and 3 putted both, and sucked on 18.  I'm totally stoked that I shot an 86, and even more stoked that I probably should have shot an 82.

post #10278 of 13996
88, my second best round ever and the first time ive broke 90 in a long time. The lessons just seemed to click today. Tighter course then I'm used to so I fought the driver a bit but hit nice irons and my wedge was just on today.
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