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What Would You Shoot At Augusta?

Augusta National Score?  

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  1. 1. What would you shoot at Augusta from the members tees?

    • Break 80
      4
    • 80-90
      3
    • 91-100
      3
    • 100-110
      5
    • Over 110
      2


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What do you think you would shoot at Augusta from the members tees, which, if I’m not mistaken, measure around 6400 yards? 

My handicap right now is 15.5. If I played Augusta, I don’t think the length would be much of a problem for me, but the greens probably would. Despite not being cut to Masters pace, I imagine they would be rolling at around 12. Given that, I think I’d be very happy with something around 100-105. A great day might be around 95, but I put the 100-110 option. 

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I don't think I'd shoot anything at Augusta. Their security guards would probably shoot me before I came anywhere near with a golf club in hand.

 

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I opted for 100-110.  I would like to think I could scrape together a round in the 90's but it would likely come down to what sort of chips/putts I left myself.  

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I'd spend a month practicing putting up to the date of my round and shoot mid-high 70s. With my current game it's probably high 70s-low 80s.

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I chose break 80.  From 6400 yards, length would not be an issue, should have short irons in on most holes.  I would hope to shoot right around a 72-76 somewhere in there.  I like faster greens over slower, but I think during regular (non-Masters) days, they would be rolling around a 10-11 maybe.  

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Tee to green is as nice as it gets, relatively no rough or penalizing type lies, as long as shots go to a spot (if you can do that).  Green speeds make less difference at Augusta, it's the undulations that take control.  If you get a veteran caddie, listen to him and it makes you look like a pro.  Without him, you're toasted.

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10 hours ago, Piz said:

I opted for 100-110.  I would like to think I could scrape together a round in the 90's but it would likely come down to what sort of chips/putts I left myself.  

You're a 12 handicap. From 6400 yards.

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I’m not sure what I would shoot at Augusta, but I know it would be dream to play to there. It’s difficult to speculate, but the Augusta caddy assigned would certainly help save strokes. I’ve been a low handicapper a very long time but I still couldn’t guarantee a score there. I would be in awe the entire time.

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Augusta is really not that difficult.  or, at least not to be put on a pedestal of difficult courses. 

43 players played the tournament under par last year, and it typically takes double digits under par to win.   from a difficulty standpoint, is usually pretty similar to The Payers Championship at Sawgrass.
Obviously not easy, but we're not exactly talking about a Winged Foot, or Carnoustie, or  Shinnecock here. 

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