Today was my 85th round of golf this year. I showed up at 6:40 hoping to get paired up and get off early. I was given a 7:16 tee time. I checked in with the starter and since I was just a single he offered to let me go out first. I teed off at 6:55 and it was only in the low 50’s. I hit a 3 wood right down the middle and I was just inside 150 yards to an uphill green with a bunker in front of the pin. I hit a 6 iron, in hopes of ensuring that I did not end up in the trap and I aimed left of the green. I hit the green and skipped over by a few yards. I chipped with an approach wedge and it ran 3 feet past the hole and I made the par. I hit driver on #2, a par 5 down the left hand side of the fairway. I then hit a decent 3 wood that was up the left side. I was 120 yards from the green and hit a pitching wedge that came up short.I chipped to within 6 feet but missed the putt and tapped in for bogey. #3 is a par 3 that was playing 150, I hit a 7 iron but it was right of the green and little long because of the collection areas. I hit a fantastic lob wedge that ran past the hole and I made a 4′ putt for par. #4 is a short hole but across the water, I hit a great drive that left me 110 from the green. I hit a PW but I got under it and it landed in a deep bunker in front of the green. I was able to get out but had a 18′ foot putt for par that I missed and tapped in for bogey. I hit a good drive on #5 a long par 4, and I was 185 out to an uphill green. I purposely aimed left of the green to avoid a large bunker on the right. I hit a perfect 3 wood that landed on the green pin high. I had a 42′ foot down hill putt that I missed and then missed a 6′ putt coming back and took another bogey. #6 is a par 5, and I hit a great drive to the top of the hill on the right. I then duffed two 3 woods in a row. My 4th shot from 110 and I was short again. I hit the green with my 5th shot and then missed a 27′ putt for bogey but made the putt for par. On #7, I hit driver across the river, leaving myself 150 yards to the green. I then duffed a 7 iron that was short of the green. I chipped onto the green and then missed another 6′ putt for par and took another bogey. #8 was playing 175 and I hit a 5 iron that made the green and I two putted for par. On #9, a hole that has given me fits, I hit a 5 iron into the fairway. I was still had 170 to the green and I hit another 5 iron but pushed it left. I had to take an unplayable. I chipped onto the green and two putted for double bogey.
On #10 a long par 5, I hit a decent drive in the fairway but left. I then hit a great 3 wood right up the middle to 120 from the green. I hit a 9 iron and it was short, and rolled into the collection area on the left of the green. I chipped onto the green and then made a 4′ putt for par. On #11, I hit driver perfectly in the middle across the water, leaving on 90 yards to the green. I hit an approach wedge pin high and 12′ right. I made the putt and took a birdie. #12 is a par 3 uphill with water carry and bunker in front. I hit a 6 iron but duffed it, and was short of the green. I pitched with a 9 iron to 4′ and made the putt for par. #13 long par 4, I hit driver down the middle, and hit a 3 wood right of the green to avoid the bunker on the left. I chipped on, but it was long. I had a 27′ downhill putt for par, but ran it past but made the putt coming back for bogey. I was now waiting on the 2 some in front of me, that had 4 open holes in front of them. I hit a fantastic drive down the middle, leaving me 250 to the green. After waiting for them to move, I hit a 6 iron right in the middle, leaving me 110 to the green. I had to wait for the green to clear, and then hit a pitching wedge that was short and it rolled into the bunker on the left. I was able to get out, but it skipped over the back of the green. I chipped on and two putted for double bogey and blood pressure raging. I know stood on box waiting for the two clown to get out the my way. I hit a fantastic drive in the middle left of the fairway. I then walked to the ball and waiting almost 10 minutes for the green to clear. I was 180 yards out. and then duffed my 3 wood short of the trap. I then hut the 60 degree wedge that was short. I chipped on and then two putted for another double bogey. I then waiting on the tee for the fairway to clear, I hit a strong drive down the right side. I then had to wait in the fairway for the green to clear. I hit a 3 wood onto the green. I was only 18′ past the pin and I left the putt 2″ short. I tapped in for par. On #17 I had to stand on the tee box for 10 minutes again for the clowns to play the par 3. I then duffed a 7 iron from 150 yards. I chipped with a 9 iron on to the surface.I missed the 18′ uphill breaking right putt and made the bogey. On #18, I had to wait on the tee box, then duffed a drive short. I then hit a 3 wood to about 40 short of the green. My pitch was short, but then next one left a two foot tap in for bogey.
4 double bogey