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http://www.gamegolf.com/player/mvmac83/round/104205

For some reason GAME Golf mixed up the 3rd and 9th hole. Played with my son today, hit my irons well, driver was ok. Ball was going a little bit farther due to the heat. Seeing some nice progress with what I'm working on, only hit one push shot on #9 (listed as the 3rd hole).

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http://www.gamegolf.com/player/RobButenko/round/102877

http://www.gamegolf.com/player/RobButenko/round/102878

For some reason GG split my round into two rounds of 9 instead of 18, maybe because the course i played has 27 holes instead of 18 so it didn't know what to do. Anyway its been about a month since I played and have only been working on getting my weight forward at impact and steady head I am starting to see a difference in my shots, not more slicing shots are going straight or slight draw.

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http://www.gamegolf.com/player/saevel25/round/104833

+4 40

Driving: Mix bag. Had maybe 3 good drivers out of 5 attempts.
Irons: same thing, just a mix result. Trying to work on that backswing piece. I am trying to not let my head fall back in the downswing. Some shots, I was too concerned with the head movement and I forgot to set my axis tilt for my upper body. Then I would swing and just pull draw the ball left. Not a snap hook though.

Putting was bad. Just kept leaving everything short. Spent about 30 minutes on the practice green afterwards, working on 5 foot putts out to 15 foot putts. I was making a good amount of them. So hopefully I can stop putting bad now.

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Putting was bad.

Doesn't necessarily look that way from the card. Unless you are sticking approach shots inside 15' you shouldn't expect too many 1 putts. If anything you are losing strokes by not getting up and down when you miss the green and that likely by not getting close enough to give yourself a chance.

Of course, if you are stuffing everything to 5' and can't make the putts, that's a different story altogether.

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Doesn't necessarily look that way from the card. Unless you are sticking approach shots inside 15' you shouldn't expect too many 1 putts. If anything you are losing strokes by not getting up and down when you miss the green and that likely by not getting close enough to give yourself a chance.

Of course, if you are stuffing everything to 5' and can't make the putts, that's a different story altogether.

Its hard to tell from game golf on distance to the hole on the first putt. Its pretty decent, but you can still be off 3-5 feet. Trying to get the little shot icon to sit exactly were your ball was is very tedious.

Mostly when I say putting is bad, it was the quality of the putting stroke. I am just easing up on everything, and catching them a bit too low on the putter face. I heel way too many left to right breaking putts as well. I need to really work on that.

So not really how many I made. If I struck every putt well, and started them on my line, and they didn't drop. I wouldn't be as upset about it, unless I was missing a lot of putts inside of 5 feet. If they were all 15+ foot putts, sometimes they just don't drop. I wasn't even given any a chance.

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Barf ... http://www.gamegolf.com/player/golfingdad/round/105337

Today was forgettable.  I hit a few horrendous shots.  Back to back long irons on 9 and 10 where I hit it so far near the end of the toe that I nearly missed the ball.  Did the same thing with a handful of tee shots with either a 3 wood or hybrid.  Also had a shank (second shot on 16).

Yuck.  Just ... yuck.

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Its hard to tell from game golf on distance to the hole on the first putt. Its pretty decent, but you can still be off 3-5 feet. Trying to get the little shot icon to sit exactly were your ball was is very tedious.

That's why I didn't really bother with it. I just approximated where the pin was and and where my putts began. I didn't think it was all that important to get exactly right.

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http://www.gamegolf.com/player/RobButenko/round/105718

Had trouble off the tee today and missed 5 or 6 puts by a few inches from around 12 feet. If I can clean up my short game I could probably be scoring in the high 80's low 90's.

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http://www.gamegolf.com/player/iacas/round/106072

Ball rolled, on average, -3 inches each time today. One time I hit the cart path. This one time:

Very hilly course. Lots of uphill and downhill tee shots.

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http://www.gamegolf.com/player/RobButenko/round/106352?hole_id=7816810

Played a new course today hit a 95 best round I've had all year. Played the back 9 first then the front this course was like jekyl and hide. Back 9 was pretty hard especially not playing it before and playing as a single, front 9 was wide open and flat.

Missed some opportunities for birdies, especially on the 9th hole, hit it to about 5 feet from the hole from 100yds out and missed the birdie putt by about an 1/4". The above hole was probably the best tee shot I've had with my 3 wood, I played with it all day because I'm just not hitting my driver well, I was with in 100yds to the green off the tee.

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Hit 2 good drives and maybe 4 or 5 other ok tee shots, otherwise I was terrible off the tee.  Mixed in a couple topped shots for good measure.  Otherwise played really well :-P

http://www.gamegolf.com/player/dsc123/round/107905

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http://www.gamegolf.com/player/ciphernate/round/107837

Struggled through some swing changes today.

Birdied a long par four that I have not birdied yet so that was my best hole by far.   Hit probably my longest drive of the year.  The stars must have aligned.

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http://www.gamegolf.com/player/saevel25/round/108723

My 25+ foot putting is still pretty bad, especially from over 30 feet. Scrambling is still bad.

Ended up with 10 GIR and I think about 14 nGIR.

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http://www.gamegolf.com/player/golfingdad/round/108913?hole_id=8005883

Had a pretty solid round overall.  Left a few shots out there - lost a ball on 13 that led to a double, chunked a pitch and then 3-putted on the next hole which led to an inexcusable bogey - however, overall I played pretty decent.  The highlight for me was a pair of deuces on the 2nd and 11th holes.  Sort of like "twin" par 3's of similar distances right next to each other, I don't think I've even parred them both in the same round.

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Alright... I have waited long enough to post my round here. This past weekend we had our Member Guest at my home club. Thursday is a two man scramble, Friday a best ball, and Saturday is a Chapman scotch. My partner and I did very well. This is from the Friday best ball round. I played very well. My driver was behaving which makes playing golf much easier.

http://www.gamegolf.com/player/mchepp/round/107318

I wanted to outline 2 holes. One is the second hole. This is short (by yardage) par 4 but it is mostly dead uphill. The second shot you cannot see the green. There is a extra tall flagstick and you can only see that on the left hand side of the fairway. I average about a 4.6 on this hole. So in general I struggle with this hole. I did not have a great lie in the left rough so I punched a 9 iron up the hill. I got onto the green and had a 3 foot birdie putt.

The second hole to notice was the 15th. This is another short par 4 by yardage but the second hole is dead uphill. I struggle with this hole and generally am around 4.7. I hit a great drive, followed by a wedge up the hill and made about a 12 footer. The group we were playing with (at the time our closet competitor in our flight) was inside me and missed. Another good score on a tough hole.

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http://www.gamegolf.com/player/SliceofLife/round/107176

Not a whole lot of solid shots. Sliced everything. Even my 7 iron lol. Wasn't playing for score, just working on the swing at the course. Still scored alright for me, but this is my home course.

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