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Which is worse? Impossible pin positions and fast greens or holes in one and tap-in eagles?

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Moppy    30

Can't play this weekend due to gout, the weather is gorgeous.. argghhh! So I am watching the US Open. If I wanted to watch people constantly putt it past the hole and off the green like yesterday, I would watch myself play, but somehow I think they went too far making it easy today.

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Moppy    30

I kinda wish I had a range in my backyard.

I was just thinking I would buy a brush mat and measure the distance to various trees and work on my iron play. There are just too many divots in the grass right now :whistle: .

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14ledo81    186
[QUOTE name="14ledo81" url="/t/75223/which-is-worse-impossible-pin-positions-and-fast-greens-or-holes-in-one-and-tap-in-eagles#post_1005678"] I kinda wish I had a range in my backyard.[/QUOTE] I was just thinking I would buy a brush mat and measure the distance to various trees and work on my iron play. There are just too many divots in the grass right now :whistle: .

I can hit up to 75-80 yards without losing balls. Wish I had a spot to hit out to 175 though.

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