I played today and..(Rolling) -originally created by JohnnyDee

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Up with the larks this morning for a sneaky round before work...

12th hole, par 5. With the soft conditions I'm a bit further back than normal and can only see the top of the flag. Yellow so middle of the green. It's a narrow approach so layup is probably the shot from this far back but it's only practice so I decide whack a 3 wood at it. Absolutely cream it, laser straight at the target - must be on the green!

Pick up clubs and walk about twenty yards forward and realise it's a bloody winter green!! :ROFLMAO: My ball is sitting pretty in the middle of the normal green about forty yards further back.

Couple of the greenkeepers were raking the fairway bunkers nearby and were very amused at my distressed outburst when I realised. :LOL:

Took a mulligan and hit another at the winter green. Duffed it...
I'm sorry Kaz but...
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Society day today at Hindhead, what a lovely Stunning course, playing along glacial valleys, deer running around,

Came 3rd with 29 points, only 2 off the winner.
Really enjoyable day.

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Took a day off today and got a round in at Hazlemere. Nice course that I've only played once before, but extremely hilly it's fair to say, and the greens are a living nightmare. I played well, shot 86 for 36 points (17 out, 19 in) including a blob on the last par 5 - and five three-putts in total. Don't even think I putted horribly badly, the greens were just that tough. Driving was great again, just so confident with the driver now.

Weather was chilly but not too cold for most of it, and then on the 17th green we were absolutely annihilated by hailstones! Not ideal really. We still played the 18th though since we'd come so far and it's not overly long anyway. Can't remember ever getting peppered with hailstones on the golf course before. Don't care for it much. 😂
 

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after having to pass up a round at Muirfield yesterday, due to travel rest to the central belt, went for a game at dornoch instead as Nairn was shut for course Maintainence MTW. D1.jpg D2.jpg D3.jpg D4.jpg

not a bad day weather wise, played quite well and managed to play the par 3's in one under which is a real bonus. no wind untill we got to foxy. perfect autumn golfing day, course pretty quite too, only downside was almost getting hit on the 12th green while putting out, by a guy teeing off the 4th????
 

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Took a day off today and got a round in at Hazlemere. Nice course that I've only played once before, but extremely hilly it's fair to say, and the greens are a living nightmare. I played well, shot 86 for 36 points (17 out, 19 in) including a blob on the last par 5 - and five three-putts in total. Don't even think I putted horribly badly, the greens were just that tough. Driving was great again, just so confident with the driver now.

Weather was chilly but not too cold for most of it, and then on the 17th green we were absolutely annihilated by hailstones! Not ideal really. We still played the 18th though since we'd come so far and it's not overly long anyway. Can't remember ever getting peppered with hailstones on the golf course before. Don't care for it much. 😂
The term Cardiac Hill is often banded about, but it’s a proper one at Hazlemere 👍
 

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Played Waterton Park the other day and had a great time. The course was in very fine condition given the recent weather. Scored 98 / 38 points off the yellows. I took one mulligan having sliced the ball into oblivion when playing through a three ball after the halfway house - felt under a lot of pressure but maybe I just needed to take my time as I’m sure they’ve seen lots of high handicappers about!
Highlight of the day was a one putt par on the first followed up by a cracking tee shot on the par3 second which prompted a clap from the green keeper - I was probably playing my best of the day at that point!
 
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Well , final midweek round at Ellesborough for a while, back at work Monday after 7 months on Furlough.
Just me & CVG as @Imurg has done his knee in , ( might be out for a few weeks)

Very happy with a blob free 37 points to CVG’s paltry 20 including a par at the par 5 last hole, which was a nice way to finish.
17 out, 20 in

Had 5 x 1 pointers, so left plenty out there

I’ll only be able to play once over a weekend max now, compared to 3 or 4 times a week for the last several months and I think I’m going to miss it
 

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Well , final midweek round at Ellesborough for a while, back at work Monday after 7 months on Furlough.
Just me & CVG as @Imurg has done his knee in , ( might be out for a few weeks)

Very happy with a blob free 37 points to CVG’s paltry 20 including a par at the par 5 last hole, which was a nice way to finish.
17 out, 20 in

Had 5 x 1 pointers, so left plenty out there

I’ll only be able to play once over a weekend max now, compared to 3 or 4 times a week for the last several months and I think I’m going to miss it
Let's hope Ian's knee isn't too bad
 

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played Nairn this morning Last game for a while during the week, back full time from Monday.

great morning bright sunshine and a decent temp, hit it OK, putting was difficult as the greens had been spiked and sanded, so a bit slow and bump.

Big turn out this morning for the roll up, more people than we had times for so i suspect there will be some complaints from those behind... prob the ones who couldn't keep pace and had lost 2 holes on our last 4 ball out:ROFLMAO:
 

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We played today a nice friendly Stableford using the new Handicap Index and off the yellows, we also used the slope adjustment (just to try it out). A bit wet and breezy but I had my handicap index at 14.5 and played off 16 - I had a shot on 2 holes that I've never had in the last 20 years.

So, without playing my best golf by any means, scored a nice comfortable 35 points - maybe I shall just like the new system 😁😁
 
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Personal best for me today of 85 (+15) and I am absolutely delighted. I feel like I left a few out there too.

Included a chip in the hole from off the green and thinning one out of the bunker and the ball smashing into the flag and the ball dropped stone dead next to the cup (close call).

I've had two lessons and I'm now really seeing the benefits, especially with the driver which I can absolutely bomb it down the fairway.

Golf is fun (y)
 
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Played at my course today, but we gave up after 12 holes as it was no fun in the mud. It really does get bad after a few days of rain. Got two matches coming up against other clubs and I think that, after them, I shall give up for the winter.
 
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Second round of the seniors' winter knockout (matchplay). Got off to a flyer and was 3 up after 4 holes. Playing pretty well and was still 3 up with 6 to play. Then had meltdown and was level after 16. (Me being the man who has previously been 4 up with 4 to play and still lost) Won 17 but then fouled up the 18th to go to extra time. Getting a bit nervy. Finally managed to win on the 23rd hole ! Dont think I've ever concentrated on my game as much as I did those last 5 holes. (Perhaps i should try it more often ?)
 
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