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Played Stonebrooke golf course in Shakopee, MN..     71.5/137 - 6,475 yds.   

Shot an 80, which is very good for me, but even better considering the 4 double bogeys I had.   had a 39 on the back - 2 doubles and a birdie.   

I did quite a bit of work in the off season.   Specifically, playing in a simulator league.   So I was swinging for an hour and a half once a week, every week, with the simulator telling me path and face.  
The work definitely shows.  both longer and more accurate with my driver, and my irons are more consistent in approach.   One of the doubles I had, was because I tried to clear 160yds of water with my hybrid out of the rough.   bad decision.  Another was because I had a ball just disappear in the rough.  I know it was there, but I couldn't find it.   

All-in-all a really good round, and felt repeatable.   just a few dumb mistakes to clean up.   

 

 

 

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Shot 94 at Cavaliers in DE. First time seeing the course. Played the white tees, 6k yds.  

16 hours ago, lastings said:

Played Stonebrooke golf course in Shakopee, MN..     71.5/137 - 6,475 yds.   

Shot an 80, which is very good for me, but even better considering the 4 double bogeys I had.   had a 39 on the back - 2 doubles and a birdie.   

I did quite a bit of work in the off season.   Specifically, playing in a simulator league.   So I was swinging for an hour and a half once a week, every week, with the simulator telling me path and face.  
The work definitely shows.  both longer and more accurate with my driver, and my irons are more consistent in approach.   One of the doubles I had, was because I tried to clear 160yds of water with my hybrid out of the rough.   bad decision.  Another was because I had a ball just disappear in the rough.  I know it was there, but I couldn't find it.   

All-in-all a really good round, and felt repeatable.   just a few dumb mistakes to clean up.   

 

 

 

Interesting. A simulator league.  I have to try that in the winter.  

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Had the opportunity to play Dubsdread Golf Course in Orlando today. The greens were like billiard table fast. I just couldn't get the speed down, not to mention just trying to keep the ball on the greens on the approach shots. Ended up shooting an 88. 2 birdies, 5 pars, 4 bogeys, 5 double bogeys, and 2 triple bogeys. I think I 3 putted at least 5 of those greens. But, I did like the course, and had a fun time.

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93.  53 front, 40 back.  Highlights included two lost balls in the first seven holes and also getting up and down from 70 yards out to save par on the #2 handicap hole. 

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100 on the home course today. Chipped in for par on a par 5 so that was fun. Poor putting and lots of double bogeys but no blow up holes. I think golf must be like being a junkie - you just know that next high (or round) is going to be the best ever...

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32 on a par 27 par 3 course.  3 of the 9 holes got me........  LOL

BEAUTIFUL day to be out..........  76 deg, 6-8 mph breeze, partly cloudy.

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13 hours ago, Zippo said:

 I think golf must be like being a junkie - you just know that next high (or round) is going to be the best ever...

More like, chasing that one good round you had that one time. but, yes. 

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I played three, 9 hole rounds this past week.This abbreviated play week was due to inconsistent weather, and personal stuff going on. 

I averaged 4.53 strokes per hole. My putting average for the week was 30. 2 per round. These numbers are in the normal range for my game, although I think I could have putted a little better. I missed a few that I thought were easy ones. Then again, I also made few tougher ones. It all equals out I suppose. 

Shot of the week was a missed, 165 yard, almost hole in one. Missed it by a couple of inches. The tap in bird putt was a good thing though. 

Better weather is moving into the area. Hopefully our warm to hot summer is going to start developing. I like playing in the higher temps. Overall, I score better in warmer weather.  

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Played 9 holes today,  mediocre really,  just got a lot of photography done,

Tallwood country club,  CT.

Highlight was a hole out eagle from 155 yards on a par 5 😂 

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I broke 80 for the first time in a long time!!! Shot 36/42....actually even on the front! I was walking and it was pretty warm today and I’m terribly out of shape. I hit a lot of good shots though and only had one double! Super proud of today’s round!

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Back to my home course yesterday. Shot an even 80 (40-40). No birdies, 12 pars, 4 bogeys, and 2 double bogeys. I was stupid and went for a par 5 in 2, and pushed my second shot OB. I'll have to rethink my approach on that hole.

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I play an event in a few days.  Practice every day,  lots of putting and fixing short game yips.   Want to win so bad

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77 yesterday, and just finished this mornings round with an 80.

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I shot 78 with an extremely errant Driver. I spent most of the day in the wet rough. It was a club tournament and now my Hdcp dropped to 6.9

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Shot 100 again today. 2 birdies and one par - fun. Several triples - not fun. It's a good thing, though, 'cause I was worried I'd get so good there'd be no room for improvement...:-)

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67, 72 and 71 (Torrey South) this weekend.

Last week played in an alternate shot tournament and took home some hardware. Wore my Newport Cup/TST belt 👍

 

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Shot 80 (front 40, back 40) at Highland National in St Paul this weekend. 4 birdies and would have broke 80 easily if not for a triple bogey on a par 3! :-( 

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Tuesday: Actually my first round of the year. Something in the triple digits. I didn't bother to add it up. 35 putts which was the bright statistic of the round: 2 one putts and only three 3 putts. The rest 2 putts - I'm satisfied because they were 10 to 21 footers with resulting 6 to 18" tap ins. Need to work on bunker shots. I would have been better off taking the 2 stroke penalty and dropping behind the bunker on those four holes.

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