Shot a 43, plus 7.
That is with a 4 putt on a par 3 for a double bogey and two penalty strokes, including an OB on an easy drive. Should have been in the 30s!
3 greens in regulation, swing isn't consistent at all. Putted decent. Pitching was actually very good, shockingly. I am getting better and better at that right now. Driving is erratic, I heeled a few shots today. Irons are crap right now. They seem to be slightly thin and toe-ish right now.
I'll probably go to the driving range tomorrow to film the swing. I been having a bad habit of following my club back with my eyes in the backswing and rotating my head away from the ball. I kept my head stiller on my final drive and hit a really solid straight fade. I think I am loosing key number 1 in trying to make sure I am getting the backswing down. Just need to start trusting the backswing more, and keep my damn head still. At least I had no double bogies or worse, that is a plus right now.
We had a beautiful Easter weekend here in KC...sunny and 70's!! I paired up with 3 guys who drove 13 hours south from somewhere in Manitoba Canada. They said they still had snow cover up there.............OUCH! ...and I thought we had it bad in KC!! I guess it's all relative....LOL
Stone Canyon: 73.2RC 141slope
I had a horrible start.....+6 through the first 5 holes and it didn't get much better after that. Waaaaay too many disasters on this day, but I did show signs of life and played some holes really well. Overall.....this day rates as a disaster.
SUNDAY......same course, and my best round of 2014
I played well tee to green, but my putting is terrible.
I played well enough to flirt with even par, but the putter said...no thank you!! My game is showing signs of life, so I am optimistic.
First outing of the year this past Saturday and had a disheartening ending.
Fairways: 4 out of 11 (all 4 fairways on front 9)
GIR: 2 (On 1st and 17th holes)
38 putts (16 on front; 22 on back)
4 Penalty Strokes
Shot a 105.
48 on the front Par 34,
57 on back Par 33.
2 pars (all on front 9)
8 double bogeys
1 triple bogey
3 more than triple bogeys
I was hoping to shoot 95 on this Par 67 but on the 16th Par 3 put up an 8 with a penalty stroke and on the 18th Par 5 I put up a 10. Tough way to start the season. Hoping to get 9 in on Wednesday and then try and then play Saturday.
2nd eagle of my life
33 on a VERY easy 35 (9 holeds)
1 eagle, two birdies, two bogies (one I missed a short putt, the other had a 1 stroke penalty)
I can't emphasize how easy a little course this is.
Both Par 5s I was on in 2, left one putt short, the other I made a nice 4 footer.
nevertheless, I didn't hit a bad shot except for the drive on 9 - I'll take it
Shot 80, bogeyed first hole, lost a ball on the 6th, then choked towards the end to finish bogey bogey bogey and +8. Hit 11/18 GIR.
Had a fair few birdy chances which resulted in easy pars, always nice.
I used Prov1s for the first time this year too, amazing how much they improve your medium/short iron shots.
I loooooove daylight savings time!! I paired up with a 2 guys at 5pm and played nine, and then turned and played the front again as a single to complete 18 holes with plenty of time to spare before dark.
Stone Canyon....Black tees.....front9 twice.....Par 72.........72.4CR 145Slope........40-42=82
2/2 SS........this will help my stats!
My putting and a 2 stray tee shots cost me a several strokes. My game is showing signs of life, but I still have a long way to go. Two penalties from the tee and luke warm putting caused the 82. If I could putt and keep the ball in play, today could have been much better........, iffa, woulda' coulda'...but it didn't happen. there is always tomorrow!!
77 front 38 back 39 par 72 rate 70.4 slope 131
Better day today, wind was down so the ball didn't get blown around as much, made some nice swings today, putter was spotty at times but I did manage a 50' birdie putt on last hole. My course plays considerably easier from the forward tees that I think I will play them from time to time just to boost my confidence.