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30 Putts today!

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res0n0xg    0
My lowest putt total in history, been playing about 2.5 years. Shot an 82 today at Bridlewood 71.7/131 about 6600 yards. I usually average 36 putts a round. I've worked heavily on ball striking the last year and my GIR is around 9. Today oddly found 7, granted a fee were very close. Stupid first hole triple playing through some high school team walking, hit a side hill lie approach OB. I'm thinking of finally starting to carry a handicap. Usually I'm rushing around as I'm always in a hurry during the week as am pressed for getting back to work. I'm still worried once I make it official I'll become Mr chokesville. Today knowing I should have shot a back nine 36 (lowest nine hole) I finished bogey then double for a 39.

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