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#1 Forrest Gardener

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Posted 17 July 2018 - 07:10 PM

Can it really be four years ago that I last broke par? That's what my golf link record says. It was at Innisfail Golf Club in Far North Queensland on 6 September 2014 that I shot 69 against par 70. As I recall my short game was sharp and I holed more than my share of putts.

 

I can recall a feeling that I had achieved everything I wanted to in my return to the game. And since then my golf has been pretty uninspiring. Golf link tells me that the best I have done since is 74 against par 71 at Mount Garnet Golf Club west of Cairns. Even that was more than two years ago on 20 March 2016. This year my best was 80 against par 72 on the St John course at the Heritage Golf Club near Melbourne. The only reason my handicap is still at 6.5 is that I haven't been playing.

 

My history is that I've taken a couple of ten year breaks from the game due to a lack of interest. Now that I've reached retirement age it's a case of now or never.

 

So there's my target, par or better. I'm dreaming of deja vu all over again!


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Posted 17 July 2018 - 09:19 PM

Run Forrest. ..
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Posted 17 July 2018 - 10:50 PM

Good luck with your goal
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Posted 18 July 2018 - 06:33 AM

Amen
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Posted 18 July 2018 - 06:46 PM

We're inundated with dreamers on here - sweet dreams!


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Posted 19 July 2018 - 07:27 AM

Playing to handicap is always good
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Posted 21 July 2018 - 08:25 AM

Thats a good day. When i played at Cairns i counted not being eaten by a croc in the mangroves as a win.
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Posted 26 July 2018 - 06:22 AM

Everywhere!

Nice birdie-fest round
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Posted 29 July 2018 - 05:26 AM

Niven turnaround second nine
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Posted 30 July 2018 - 07:41 PM

Have a chat to Bri, the new assistant professional, she will be able to point you in the righ direction.
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Posted 08 August 2018 - 06:36 AM

The AMG guys measurement of pros suggests that they maintain a very straight up and down spine angle at address, especially with irons. The shoulder tilt comes from the right hand being lower on the shaft.
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#12 Weetbix

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Posted 08 August 2018 - 01:20 PM

I doubt us choppers should even try and get that open - it takes a lot of athleticism and must put a lot of pressure on the body

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Posted 10 August 2018 - 05:08 PM

 

 

Oh, and I registered for the TPI Level 1 training in Sydney next month. I've decided to turn it into a road trip ending up in Melbourne in early October. I'm looking forward to seeing my mother and two of my children, not to mention some golf on those wonderful courses.Somebody please tell me there will be some warm days down there at that time of year.

 

The Iseek National event has been held in that month a few times over the last few years.   Not sure about warm days but it's usually pretty windy.   How long will you be down?


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Posted 10 August 2018 - 05:47 PM

The Iseek National event has been held in that month a few times over the last few years.   Not sure about warm days but it's usually pretty windy.   How long will you be down?

 

Its always the same time each year Francie- you just dont remember since you are pretty smashed MR Inawwwgru;)!

We are planning to stay down until the New Year, maybe through to March. Earlier this year I enjoyed playing late afternoon on some perfect evenings with the added bonus of daylight savings time. I look forward to more of that. All I've got to do is to get my fitness up a bit so I can play without having to rest a few days between games.

 

I played in the seniors event at the Heritage in January. Hopefully I'll fit in a few more of those too.

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Posted 11 August 2018 - 10:01 PM

They are some looooong putts - not surprising (especially if the medal greens are slippery) that they’re not easy to 2 putt
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