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2021 TST Birdie Challenge


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9 hours ago, Sammydreep said:

 

What’s going on!

After being the only hole I didn’t birdie last year, I’ve birdied number 1 two days in a row 😎

Karma!

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I had my best ball striking round in a long time from the back tees today with a smooth 76 and added birdies to #4 and my most birdied hole last year #12. I missed 2 birdie chances from inside 6 and 8 feet and I had lots of looks today hitting 2/3s of the greens. The wind was blowing a solid 15 and I played the TP5x which held its line pretty well. Good start to the birdie challenge with 3 rounds and 4 down. 

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I'm in!

Three rounds this year, and I've managed three birdies so far, one on 17 which might not happen again all year.

I expect that 6, 13, and 18 will be the most difficult to get for me.

  • 6 is a 420yd par 4, a small stream cuts across the fairway about 140 out from the green,
  • 13 is a 200yd par 3, with a wide but shallow green that I rarely hit
  • 18 is a 400yd par 4 that should be easier than it is - visually, water and trees pinch in before the green, but I'm often 160-170 out, so it shouldn't be that difficult

...also been away from TST for a few years, so this seems a good way to get back in!

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I got my first bird of the year yesterday! In the middle of a struggling round, I made a twisty little eight-footer on the par-3 tenth hole for a deuce.

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Managed another couple today, and took out the “double bubble “ in the process

(  A side bet to the midweek group, nearest the pin on a designated par 3 , and with a two )

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I added #3 and the dubious #6 (a sandy in the can) for a total 6 birdies in 4 rounds. So now I have 3, 4, 6, 7, 12, 13. The only hole to hide from parksy is #2 which is my bogey hole. Two is not that difficult, it's a par 4 390 with OB left and trees right. I seem to flirt left a little too much lately. 

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Got my 4th birdie this afternoon on the 3rd hole.

Had a tailwind on a short par 4. Drove it 10 yards short of the green. Knocked it close. Sank the putt. 🙂

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On 1/15/2021 at 1:57 AM, boogielicious said:
On 1/14/2021 at 4:06 PM, Sammydreep said:

What’s going on!

After being the only hole I didn’t birdie last year, I’ve birdied number 1 two days in a row 😎

Karma!

And again today!

Also ticked off stroke holes 3 & 6 , had a couple of reasonable eagle chances.

Course is running a lot, very dry as is common for the time of year.

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Alright, I signed up for this again. Last year I literally only played 2 rounds on "my home course". I am bound and freaking determined to play more golf this year!

F.U. CORONA VIRUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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