Well, I played in our monthly Men's club tournament, and shot a 78.
The greens were very fast... 11 on the Stimp - and there were a few greens that were faster than that as the day warmed up and they dried out. I four putted a Par 3 #6, which was our 17th hole of the day as we started on #8. I have to figure out how to take advantage of my drives on Par 5's. I definitely left some strokes out there.
The two double bogeys were brutal...
#6... I flew an 8i to the back of the green, nice baby push draw - I flighted the iron just like I envisioned... Expecting the ball to pull back on a severely sloped back to front green. No luck. Leaving myself with a 3% slope, 35ft putt ~ 60" breaking putt downhill. Hit the line that I wanted - but hit it way too hard and rolled it off the green into the fringe. JACKASS. I was so frustrated with myself and putted back up the face of the green and left it 10ft short. Missed the 10ft for bogey and tapped in for double.
#17... I hit a decent drive down the right hand side which didn't draw - just went straight... It actually came to rest on the cart path. And ground under repair in my drop area, so for nearest point of relief was actually the fairway. I hit a 5 hybrid from 200yds and I blocked it right - leaving myself with a 25yd pitch shot. I tried to hit a 58* flop shot for my third shot, to keep the ball from running out and leaving myself with a long birdie putt. And duffed the flop shot. I was pissed, and decided to go to my 54* - and hit a bump and run shot and if I left myself with a longish par putt then so be it. And I duffed the pitch for my 4th shot. Now my blood was boiling, and I hit the same 54* bump and run and hit it 15ft past the pin. Missed the bogey putt, and tapped in for 7.
I don't know why, but this game is punishing at times. I really need to figure out to avoid these type of mishaps from creeping into my game.