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About Jrwatkins7

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  1. I think that the only real part for us in the US that seems to not be 100% clear is the PCC. I would like to see some examples of what these instances (which I don't think will be that common) would look like. Is it subjective or an automatic response to scores posted that day? If there are eight (I think I read that's the minimum) scores posted one day, and 1 person shoots their number and the other seven shoot 8-10 over their course handicap, what happens?
  2. I think that "imagining" is the only way I will experience that...
  3. Never even thought about that being an issue. So a "+1" handicap has to give one on the #18 handicap hole?
  4. re #1 I gave up on the 3 hybrid I got this year and bought a 5 wood (also on callawaygolfpreowned.com) and crush it. the 3 didn't seem to go much farther than the 4 hybrid that I love. re # 3 on my goals for the year- I shot one of those 72's in the first round of our Club championship. I was in the final group on Sunday and ... completely fell apart. shot 85. I went from one off the lead to losing by 14. We'll get 'em next year! re #4 i am up to almost 70 rounds for the year. not bad for a 9-5er. Not sure how much longer I will last as it is getting rainy and colder up here. re #6 I have birdied #2 and #12, but now have lost track for sure if I have gotten them all or not. need to make a check list for next year.
  5. update to #3... Club championship this past weekend. Shot 72 in the first round and was one off the lead. Playing in the final group with two of our best players... yup, I choked like a ... something that chokes really badly. Shot 87 - the worst round of the year in a season that i have played the best golf of my life. I had no idea where the ball was going to go every shot and playing scared- not scared- terrified, is not conducive to good golf. So emotionally crushed.
  6. Played my quarterfinal match in our Club's match play tournament. I had to give 4 strokes of which two of them fall on hole #1 and #2. So, when i was only one down after two holes i wasn't too upset. I played my ass off and ended up missing a 10 footer on 18 for birdie and the win... which i pushed. Off to #1 we go to continue, where of course I have to give him a shot again. I made a solid par, and he makes a 15 footer for par and the win. I shot a 73, net 68 and lost. Now the next day, I am still crushed. I have been playing the best golf of my life for the past two months and really felt like i could have won the whole darn thing this year. I need to shake this off, as the Club championship is this coming weekend. There are at least a dozen guys that are way better than me playing, but I think that if I keep it up, i can at least be competitive (which was one of my "goals for 2019")
  7. I've only tried a couple of times, so ALL hope is not lost, YET...
  8. I played my first round match in our Men's Club summer long match play tournament yesterday. I had to give my opponent 5 strokes, and knowing that he beats me straight up sometimes, I was concerned. This was probably the most I have ever stayed focused in a round of golf. Despite shanking a wedge from the middle of the fairway on #7, I still made an improbable up and down from the woods. We were all square through 16 and he finally flinched on 17 and 18. I shot even par 72 and won 2 up.
  9. Yep! Did it finally... shot one under today!
  10. Five five month check in... #1. Done ... Club Champion was a neat experience, but if your swing is awful that day, fitting is pretty much a waste of time. That day I was pulling everything 30 yards dead left. So no real good info with which I could base new club purchases. I ended up buying a “new” D,3w and 2 hybrids on callawaygolfpreowned.com for less than $600. The driver is working out great and I am still finding my way with the others. #2 ... the main reason I am posting tonight... shot a one under 70 today at a course I’ve never played. Woohoo!!! #4. Definitely have gotten a lot of golf in so far this year. Today was the 25th score I have posted in three months. Bandon trip is not happening, but Reno is in 3 weeks! #5.. still no movement on my weight... still trying to figure out how to drop a little wight and keep it off without going to extremes, but I’m still trying... #6... still have only birdied about half of the holes on my home course.
  11. I had a set of their 52,56,60 degree wedges for a while. There was one thing that they were great for...these are the only clubs that i have ever snapped in frustration. It was so liberating to be free of the Warriors. 😀
  12. I have lurked on this site for years, and have finally started posting a little, at least... Time for me to claim my glorious achievements! i wish there was one for shooting par... 😞 I have broken 80 had eagles and won team tournaments, but never individual... (don't want what i haven't earned). And will continue to read my new copy of LSW that i got last week.
  13. In hopes of finding a "silver bullet" to help my game, I finally broke down and ordered Lowest Score Wins last week. I've only gotten through the first 1/4 of it so far, but there are some interesting tidbits in there.
  14. thanks for posting this. Info seems to have been coming slowly on this.
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