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#9046 Francie

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Posted 11 October 2017 - 01:06 PM

No comp on Friday Frank (Thursday comp which you could still get in I reckon).

 

If you only have Friday free, we could just do a social round (just like old times) .... however I may have a job interview coming up soon, which may, or may not impact, it depends if and when they call. :(

 

Sounds good....social round sounds great.   Let me know if you can get free.


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Posted 11 October 2017 - 02:54 PM

Will do buddy. (Thurs comp now cancelled due to an interview)


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Le Hole in 1 (#2) ...... Beaconhills 09/08/2014 6th Hole - Mizuno MP 68 7 iron / TM Lethal ball.
Le Hole in 1 (#3) ...... Beaconhills 22/02/2015 6th Hole - Mizuno MP 68 7 iron / Titleist NXT Tour ball.

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2017 W.A. Invitational Classic (The Cut)
2017 Baconwide Tour 4BBB Flinders -with Chip In King
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Posted 13 October 2017 - 07:53 PM

Update time, and it was a relaxed practice round this morning with "Mr Gayfader" himself, once again gracing the hills of Beacy.

 

Somehow I managed to pretty much stuff up at least one shot a hole today (and on the odd occasion a couple of them per hole) ....... but it was "experiment day" for me, so I cared not a jot.

 

The driver was a little off, so I was experimenting with tee heights, ball position and shot shapes, and going for some different targets and lines than normal.

 

With the irons, I was trying a few things and playing some different clubs and shots than I normally would.

 

I hit a couple of unusual clubs for the yardages, eg taking an extra 2 clubs on an approach shot, choking down, using an abbreviated swing and trying to flight them in nice and low.

 

Putting .... and I left pretty much everything just a touch short today, and when I didn't, they just slid by the hole.

 

T'was good fun though, and I learned a couple of things I might try to put into my game.

 

As always, it was nice to be playing alongside Frank, who hit some nice ones at times.

 

As he's stated of late .....his game isn't where it was, but that's golf I reckon.

 

Sometimes you just need to tweak one thing in your game and the form comes back. Hopefully it will be the putting confidence that gets back on track for him, as that flows right back to the tee I reckon, in terms of taking the pressure off.

 

If you feel you can sink them from anywhere, it takes the pressure off the chip and approach shots, and even the tee shots at times. :D


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Le Hole in 1 (#1) ..... Beaconhills 30/06/2013 6th Hole - Mizuno MP 68 7 iron / TM Lethal ball.
Le Hole in 1 (#2) ...... Beaconhills 09/08/2014 6th Hole - Mizuno MP 68 7 iron / TM Lethal ball.
Le Hole in 1 (#3) ...... Beaconhills 22/02/2015 6th Hole - Mizuno MP 68 7 iron / Titleist NXT Tour ball.

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2016 Cardinia Beaconhills - Captain's Trophy Winner (Pending successful legal action)

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2013 Cardinia Beaconhills Invitational Classic
2014 Cardinia Beaconhills Invitational Classic
2014 W.A. Invitational Classic (Joondalup)
2016 W.A. Invitational Classic (Albany)
2017 W.A. Invitational Classic (The Cut)
2017 Baconwide Tour 4BBB Flinders -with Chip In King
Stink / GPJ Trophy - Lowest Score Off The Stick (OOM's) - Sandhurst, Settlers Run, Growling Frog.

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Posted 14 October 2017 - 09:03 PM

Update time form this mornings Stableford round, and it was a very shabby front half which saw me shoot 6 over (14 points.) I hit some pretty bad shots on a few holes and they really cost me more than they should have, as my recovery shots weren't good either.

 

After a coffee it was back out and time to right the ship. I proceeded to go and wipe the 10th, so the shiprighting had to wait yet another hole.

 

A solid par on 11, birdie on 12, par on 13, birdie on 14, bogey on 15, pars on 16, and 17, and a birdie on 18. So, 20 points on the back half (plus a wipe), for a 6 over 77 ....... or 34 points.

 

My game wasn't too bad today, just a few bad ones that I didn't recover well enough from, so the work continues to keep myself on the short stuff and out of trouble. T'was good fun today though, back with the regular crew of playing partners, and it was certainly a nice walk in the sun as well ....... :)


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Le Hole in 1 (#1) ..... Beaconhills 30/06/2013 6th Hole - Mizuno MP 68 7 iron / TM Lethal ball.
Le Hole in 1 (#2) ...... Beaconhills 09/08/2014 6th Hole - Mizuno MP 68 7 iron / TM Lethal ball.
Le Hole in 1 (#3) ...... Beaconhills 22/02/2015 6th Hole - Mizuno MP 68 7 iron / Titleist NXT Tour ball.

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2016 Cardinia Beaconhills - Captain's Trophy Winner (Pending successful legal action)

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2012 Rotary Charity Day Dream Team
2013 Cardinia Beaconhills Invitational Classic
2014 Cardinia Beaconhills Invitational Classic
2014 W.A. Invitational Classic (Joondalup)
2016 W.A. Invitational Classic (Albany)
2017 W.A. Invitational Classic (The Cut)
2017 Baconwide Tour 4BBB Flinders -with Chip In King
Stink / GPJ Trophy - Lowest Score Off The Stick (OOM's) - Sandhurst, Settlers Run, Growling Frog.

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 09:11 AM

Update time from Sunday Stableford and wow ...... was my golf bad.

 

The swing just wasn't there early on, and then on the 4th hole after finding the trees, I collected a tree root with the sole of my 3 iron which saw the fingers of my bottom hand go completely numb for about an hour or so.

 

The result was a stunning front nine that included 5 wipes (3 of them in a row, on holes 4, 5, 6.).

 

To say that it turned into a practice round was a bit of an understatement. The average to bad golf continued on the back half with my only real focus being on the par 3's, as I needed to reel in Chip In King's lead in our ongoing competition. Thankfully I managed to do that with a couple of decent shots and am now only 5 down against him.

 

The back half was 4 bogeys, 1 wipe, some pars and one lone birdie for the day.

 

I finished with 26 points, which, lets see now, equates to 14 over, or 85 off the stick ...... which was pretty shiteful.

 

Not to worry though I have a cunning plan to address it, and turn back the tide.

 

As I've been playing the MP32 irons for a whole 2 weeks in a row now, it probably means they are well and truly over worked, and due for a spell, so they are heading back to the golf cupboards and I'll find another set to put into the bag for the next comp round.

 

I generally don't play the same iron set for any more than 3 or maybe 4 rounds in a row, and I figure they're probably telling me something by their recent drop off on performance, so I'll take heed and put them out to pasture for a little while, in order to freshen them up for the upcoming spring carnival. 

 

I find that tends to work pretty well for both the clubs and me, in that it keeps things nice and fresh, and interesting (I get bored easily) ....... :D


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Le Hole in 1 (#1) ..... Beaconhills 30/06/2013 6th Hole - Mizuno MP 68 7 iron / TM Lethal ball.
Le Hole in 1 (#2) ...... Beaconhills 09/08/2014 6th Hole - Mizuno MP 68 7 iron / TM Lethal ball.
Le Hole in 1 (#3) ...... Beaconhills 22/02/2015 6th Hole - Mizuno MP 68 7 iron / Titleist NXT Tour ball.

2015 Cardinia Beaconhills - Captain's Trophy Winner
2016 Cardinia Beaconhills - Captain's Trophy Winner (Pending successful legal action)

EVENT WINS
2012 Rotary Charity Day Dream Team
2013 Cardinia Beaconhills Invitational Classic
2014 Cardinia Beaconhills Invitational Classic
2014 W.A. Invitational Classic (Joondalup)
2016 W.A. Invitational Classic (Albany)
2017 W.A. Invitational Classic (The Cut)
2017 Baconwide Tour 4BBB Flinders -with Chip In King
Stink / GPJ Trophy - Lowest Score Off The Stick (OOM's) - Sandhurst, Settlers Run, Growling Frog.

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Posted 16 October 2017 - 01:45 PM

And yet you've never got bored with your profile pic?
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Posted 17 October 2017 - 02:37 PM

And yet you've never got bored with your profile pic?

 

If you are talking about the stunning Miss Raquel Welch ..... who in their right mind could ever get bored of her Weeti? ... :D


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Le Hole in 1 (#1) ..... Beaconhills 30/06/2013 6th Hole - Mizuno MP 68 7 iron / TM Lethal ball.
Le Hole in 1 (#2) ...... Beaconhills 09/08/2014 6th Hole - Mizuno MP 68 7 iron / TM Lethal ball.
Le Hole in 1 (#3) ...... Beaconhills 22/02/2015 6th Hole - Mizuno MP 68 7 iron / Titleist NXT Tour ball.

2015 Cardinia Beaconhills - Captain's Trophy Winner
2016 Cardinia Beaconhills - Captain's Trophy Winner (Pending successful legal action)

EVENT WINS
2012 Rotary Charity Day Dream Team
2013 Cardinia Beaconhills Invitational Classic
2014 Cardinia Beaconhills Invitational Classic
2014 W.A. Invitational Classic (Joondalup)
2016 W.A. Invitational Classic (Albany)
2017 W.A. Invitational Classic (The Cut)
2017 Baconwide Tour 4BBB Flinders -with Chip In King
Stink / GPJ Trophy - Lowest Score Off The Stick (OOM's) - Sandhurst, Settlers Run, Growling Frog.

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Posted 17 October 2017 - 04:44 PM

If you are talking about the stunning Miss Raquel Welch ..... who in their right mind could ever get bored of her Weeti? ... :D


I am

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Best result: 2 over 74 at Hills International on 13 Feb 2016

Eagles: 21/10/16 17th Keysborough, 24/10/16 18th Woodlands

Goal: A round at par or better!

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Winner: 2015 Nationals day 5 round at Links Hope Island

Winner: 2016 Nationals day 5 round at Woodlands

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