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4 minutes ago, Undershooter said:

I can't believe I haven't seen this thread before now. I've been doing this since the start of the year. I haven't gotten to play much because of all the rain in MS, but here is my progress through 4 or 5 rounds.

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Put your name in the spreadsheet referenced in the first post of this thread.  You may want to opt for the

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I have a couple feet of snow on the ground still but its warming up, hopefully 4-6 weeks away from some actual golf. I am way late to this but I intend on challenging myself to this as well. There are 2 holes on my home course that if I par either it would be like a birdie or better to me.


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DRIVER -  Sim Max 10.5 lowered to 9.75 Ventus Red 5 S  shaft 

Woods -  Taylormade Sim Ti 3wood - Diamana reg 65

                Taylormade  5 wood-  Ventus 6r 

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IRONS -  Callaway Mavrik 6- PW, AW   KBS 80 R steel 

WEDGES-  Vokey SM 8   50/54/58 

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On 3/14/2020 at 6:17 PM, Undershooter said:

I can't believe I haven't seen this thread before now. I've been doing this since the start of the year. I haven't gotten to play much because of all the rain in MS, but here is my progress through 4 or 5 rounds.

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Here is my course scorecard. Most rounds will be from the Blue tees since we don't set up the Black boxes unless their is a tournament or qualifier of some type. They generally just blend the Blue/Black box location each day instead.

 

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Driver- Tmag 2017 M2 tour issue 8.5* actual loft 7.8* w/ Diamana Ahina 80X 44"
Fairway Metal- Tour Edge Exotics XCG7 Beta 3W 13* w/ Matrix 7m4 X 42.5"

Utility- Mizuno MPH5 1 iron w/ Aldila RIP 85X (depending on course/ conditions)

Irons- Mizuno MP-18 FLI HI 3i and 4i w/ KBS C-taper lite X
          Mizuno MP59 5i and 6I w/ PX 6.5

          Mizuno MP69 7i-PW w/ PX 6.5

Wedges- Scratch 8620 Driver/Slider set.  50*, 56* bent to 55* w/ rifle spinner shafts

                and Titleist Vokey 60* M grind

Putter- Never Compromise Dinero Mogul
Ball- Bridgestone Tour B XS

Bag- Ogio Aquatech Cart Bag

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This quarantining is really hindering my chances at doing this 😂 not that it was every going to happen but a man can dream image.gif.75621f8c470ef9c5613232a37985a292.gif

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So far I’ve birdied every hole I’ve played this year. They’ve all been in my head, but still! 
 

I hope we end up with enough time to have a chance at this!

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Bumping this thread because 1) I just thought of it this morning, 2) it's been pretty dormant (understandably) since the lockdown, and 3) I'm hoping our course might open this week so I can start chasing some birdies!

For those new around here: I started a spreadsheet where we can track our progress toward birdying each hole on our home course (or parring each hole, or birdies+eagles on the par 5s, depending on your goals):  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1P9-C6rS1vIO44rYbPDqQgLlTxGxYQtsQHAs31t1j_sU/edit?usp=sharing

For those new around here in the last couple months: feel free to join in! The spreadsheet is editable by all, so add you name, set your goal, and start tracking your progress!

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45 minutes ago, GolfSpy MPR said:

Bumping this thread because 1) I just thought of it this morning, 2) it's been pretty dormant (understandably) since the lockdown, and 3) I'm hoping our course might open this week so I can start chasing some birdies!

For those new around here: I started a spreadsheet where we can track our progress toward birdying each hole on our home course (or parring each hole, or birdies+eagles on the par 5s, depending on your goals):  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1P9-C6rS1vIO44rYbPDqQgLlTxGxYQtsQHAs31t1j_sU/edit?usp=sharing

For those new around here in the last couple months: feel free to join in! The spreadsheet is editable by all, so add you name, set your goal, and start tracking your progress!

I am waiting for the first mass edit and erases everyones information 😂 happens at work all the time on smart sheets, Microsoft teams etc.


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At this point, I would be happy to play the "play every hole" challenge.  I am in MD and we are one of 6 states remaining with no course openings.  

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Golf courses in Wisconsin opened 6 days ago.  I played in a scramble on Saturday but today is my first real round.  If the scramble is any indication of my current game I may be waiting another few weeks to post a birdie.  😢


Driver: :cobra-small: F9 10.5°, Fujikura Ventus Blue 6X
Fairway Wood:  :cobra-small: F9, Fujikura ATMOS TS Black 7X
3 Hybrid: :cobra-small:F9, N.S. Pro Modus3 G.O.S.T. Tour S
4 Hybrid: :cobra-small:F9, Fujikura ATMOS 7 Stiff
5-PW: :mizuno-small: JPX 919 Forged, KBS Tour Stiff
Wedges: :cobra-small: KING Black 50°, 54°, 58°, True Temper Dynamic Gold Black S200
Putter: :EVNROLL: ER5B

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This is a good one!  I like the "Birdie Every Hole" Challenge the best.  I think Par would be achieved much too quick to be a fun test.  

My "home" course if you will (well the one I play the most often) is Shenandoah Valley CC.  This course has 3 nines ... Blue, White, & Red nine.  For this exercise, we will assume I am playing the Blue/White 18 holes combination.  This course is not very long, depending on which combination of nines you play, it can range from 6100 to 6400 yards or so from the back set of tees.  It's main defense are the fairly large greens, long rough & trees off the fairways.  

Blue/White is a par 7, 6371 yards .... only 3 par 3's & 3 par 5's.  Blue nine starts off & ends with par 5's  ... so these are really good chances for a birdie right off the bat ... just 546 & 487 yards from the back tees, respectively,  with no real trouble unless you're off the fairway.  I have eagled both of those in the past.  #2 is a long par 3, downhill .... this would be a hard birdie most of the time because you have to hit it close or get lucky with a long putt.  It's a huge green.  But I hit it to a foot last week for a birdie ... so knock that one off the list.  LOL 🙂  #3 thru #5 are going to be tough birdies because, like a lot of the holes here, you have to hit it close on your approaches to really have a chance at birdie.  These are some really tough greens to not 3-putt because of their immense size.  

White 9 is straight forward ... just over 3,000 yards from the back.  #9 par 5 should be an easy birdie if you're hitting the ball well.  But it's usually my last hole & I'm always tired by then so it becomes difficult to birdie sometimes.  #3 is a 190 yard long, uphill shot so it plays longer than the card says most days.  It needs to be an accurate shot to have any chance.  #4 & #5 main defense are small, severely sloped greens, from left to right ... if you're not on the right side, you may have a hard time with Par, let alone Birdie.  #6 & #7 are definite birdie holes as long as you come off the tee box with no issues.  #8 par 3 of 188 yards is going to be tough.  Very small green from front to back, so it takes precision to get it close.  

There are some definite birdie holes on this course I can already cross off the list from my round last week.  But there are some that may take me awhile to birdie.  It's going to be a fun challenge nonetheless.  

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Fairways  :titelist-small: HZRDUS Smoke 13.5*

Driving Iron:  :titelist-small: U500 17* UST V2

Irons  :titelist-small: T300 4 & 5 iron, T200 6 - W Project X Catalyst 100cw

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On ‎2‎/‎20‎/‎2020 at 11:38 AM, THEZIPR23 said:

I get to count the birdies I already made right? I've birdied the 2 hardest holes on the course this year already!

This should be fun. Will be trying for BEHEP5WYHtE, although 1 par 5 is almost impossible to eagle.

155 rounds with Arccos at my home club, 95% from white tee. Numbers below. Will struggle to eagle # 3 even though it is 408 yards long. If you can get it 200 yards off the tee it leaves you in the 250 range. Just a goofy par 5. 2, 4 & 14 are the hard birdies. I have already birdie 4 & 14 so check those off. 

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Is that report on top pulled from Arccos?  I am about to start using it and would love data in that type of report format.

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Driver: :titelist-small: TS2 9.5 deg- HZRDUS Smoke 60G Stiff

3-wood: :titelist-small: TS3 15 deg- HZRDUS Smoke 70G Stiff

Hybrid: :titelist-small: 818 H1 19 deg- Atmos HB Tour Spec- 85G

Irons: :callaway-small: Rogue Pro CF18 5iron - AW- True Temper XP105 Stiff

Wedge #1: :callaway-small: MD5 Jaws - 54-10S- Dynamic Gold 115

Wedge #2 :callaway-small: MD5 Jaws - 58.08C- Dynamic Gold 115

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Bag: :callaway-small: 2020 Org 14

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2 minutes ago, bwclark174 said:

Is that report on top pulled from Arccos?  I am about to start using it and would love data in that type of report format.

Yep. 

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How do I indicate an Eagle on a Hole?? I just used a Big E.  Is this correct?

 

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Fairway -  :srixon-small: Z785 13.5° Tensei CK Pro Orange 70 S

2 Iron - :srixon-small: ZU65 18° AeroTech SteelFiber 110icw S

Irons -  :srixon-small: Z785  TTDG IT S400 3,5-Pw 1° flat
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I'm in here at Stowe CC


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TaylorMade V Steel 3 Wood 

Mizuno JPX 900 Forged 4-GW, Project X LZ 5.5

Vokey SM7 54.10, 60.12

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On 4/30/2020 at 1:09 PM, MmmmmmBuddy said:

How do I indicate an Eagle on a Hole?? I just used a Big E.  Is this correct?

 

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I use lowercase x for birdie and X for eagle, since it's the big bird.  I actually had to update mine, finally got a bird on #5 and eagled #18 to close out Saturday.

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I've played two rounds this year and had a total of six birdies.  Luckily all 6 of them have come on different holes so I'm alread 33% done with the challenge.  I have a sinking feeling that I'm going to get up to 14 or 15 pretty quickly and then get stuck on those last few holes.

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3 Hybrid: :cobra-small:F9, N.S. Pro Modus3 G.O.S.T. Tour S
4 Hybrid: :cobra-small:F9, Fujikura ATMOS 7 Stiff
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I’ve played 5 rounds so far this year, and I’ve birdied, 6 out of the 18 I need. So far, so good. I *think* I should get to 13-15 rather soon, but there are about 3 holes that are *really* going to be challenge for me.

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Mizuno MP-18 MMC FLI-HI 2 iron UST Mamiya Recoil 95 stiff

Ping I200's 4-W Aerotech Steelfiber I110 CW stiff

Ping Glide 52* and 58* stiff

Bettinardi Studio Stock #38 Armlock

 

 

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My “home” GOAT RANCH hasn’t been open during Covid, so it’s not looking good for this challenge. I won’t play there if they can’t improve the course, so I may be out all together


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Fwy: :titelist-small: TS3, 15*, Veylix Rome 888 X

Hybrid: :callaway-small: X2 Hot Pro, 20*, :Fuji: Rombax 8D07HB TM27 X

Irons: :srixon-small: Z585 4/5 iron, Z785 6-PW, :Nippon:Modus 120X

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On 4/30/2020 at 12:09 PM, MmmmmmBuddy said:

How do I indicate an Eagle on a Hole?? I just used a Big E.  Is this correct?

 

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Just use X for everything. The sheet is designed only to count X's in your percentage. Some guys are using big X vs. small x, which is fine.


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:755178188_TourEdge: CBX 20°, Project X HZRDUS 85 5.5
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Went on a roll for a bit but that will slow down considerably as I made the choice to not re-up my membership for the time being as the course is just too crowded these days.  Maybe it will let up since Oregon is starting to open a few things back up.  Time will tell. 


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3W- Callway XR PRO 16 stiff

5W- Alpha XS

Irons- Titleist 716 AP1 S 1/2 over 2 degrees upright

Vokey SM7 Wedges 54 and 58 1/2 half 3 degrees upright

Putter- Taylor Made Rossa Monza Mini Spider

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