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Two days ago, after a fair bit of putting practice I went out and shot +11. A best ever 9 holes of +3 on the front, followed by a struggle over the last 4 holes (including water) left me +11 through 17 (I parred the last)

Today was almost a similar story.
Shot +4 on the front (with a double from a plugged bunker lie on the 9th)
Started ok on the back nine. Found myself +6 with 4 holes to play.

Cleared the water this time! , but went bogey, double to find myself +9 thru 17.
Short of the green in 2, but a putt I thought I'd missed dropped in the right edge to save par on the last!

Ended up +9 (79) but with a surprising 34 putts! Couldn't believe how many putts I'd had! But then I did have 3x 3 putts today.
I should mention this round wasn't played in competition, therefore wasn't counted toward my official handicap. Neither was the 81 I shot two days ago...

Practice plans for this week:
Full swing/pitching session (GW-6i)
bunker practice (had 2/3 sand saves today - a new best)
2x putting sessions

New bests
+9 for 18
+3 for 9

Recent stroke ave. 83.4

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lol - putting is actually at the forefront of my practice routine! But yeah, take out the 3 putts = 76. If only no one 3-putted!

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