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#1 languid

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Posted 20 September 2017 - 06:05 PM

Interested to know how many NSW courses have any double greens.
I believe Manly has one. I know Cowra did have one.
I am also interested to know whether the Committee has implemented The Decision which allows the greens to be marked so there is a Wrong Green situation if you end up on the "wrong" section of the double green,
By the way I have been told that St Andrews has 6 double greens and the combination of each add up to 18 ...for example 4 and 14 ..6 and 12. I am guessing the hole numbers ...just indicating the idea of 18 addition.

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Posted 20 September 2017 - 10:21 PM

From memory I think there’s a couple at Moore Park.
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Posted 21 September 2017 - 08:55 PM

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Posted 21 September 2017 - 09:46 PM

Theres a double green at Moonah Links Legends. Front 9.


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Posted 21 September 2017 - 10:16 PM

Theres a double green at Moonah Links Legends. Front 9.


Thats pretty close to NSW . Well done

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Posted 21 September 2017 - 10:46 PM

There's one at Carbrook also close to NSW :)

 

 

Btw - think there are 7 double greens at St Andrews. And 4 single greens.


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Posted 22 September 2017 - 12:10 AM

Interested to know how many NSW courses have any double greens.
I believe Manly has one. 
I am also interested to know whether the Committee has implemented The Decision which allows the greens to be marked so there is a Wrong Green situation if you end up on the "wrong" section of the double green,
 

Languid, I'm a Manly member, after the renovation we still have a double green, 1 and 17.

 

No "special" rules.



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Posted 22 September 2017 - 08:58 AM

Thats pretty close to NSW . Well done

Ps. Give me a hit of that new driver on sunday

Oh something something at the end of the day it is what it is. Sure.

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 10:03 AM

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#10 languid

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 10:10 AM

From memory I think there’s a couple at Moore Park.

I decided to look at Moore Park website.
As far as Course details it is quite poor.
I will leave this as a maybe.

#11 languid

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 10:14 AM

Languid, I'm a Manly member, after the renovation we still have a double green, 1 and 17.
 
No "special" rules.

Thanks.
Roughly, what could be the longest "putt" from either green?
Does the shape tempt players to use a club other than a putter?

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Posted 23 September 2017 - 12:05 PM

The first green doesn't get much traffic from the 17th (Par 5) as it's behind the playing direction, hence only gets a few "skulled" chips. its more likely a hook from the first fairway ends up on 17. 

 

The combined green complex is an hour glass shape so there are occasions (generally a back pin on the 1st) where I have seen people chip from 17.

 

Longest shot/putt would probably be around 50-60m



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Posted 28 September 2017 - 11:17 AM

Thanks for all the contributions.  Most useful for a local club project idea being floated. 






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