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Old Pals Match; Super Seniors vs Youngsters


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Just had a very interesting golf match in our Old Pals single elimination tournament. My partner and I are 71 with a 14 handicap and made it through the qualifier in the middle of the pack. Our first match we were against two 30 y/O’s with a 1 and 3 handicap. We stayed to our game plan and were 4 holes up after 12 and feeling good. The youngsters picked away and used their length and club speed to their advantage. On the 17th they both drove a small green 280y away in a valley with creek in front. One was 8’ away and just missed eagle. I think the old bodies were taking they toll and the youngsters were strong. They tied match on 18 and took their first lead on 19 for the win. I was disappointed but enjoyed the entertainment of seeing what high swing speed can do to a ball flight. I started at 51 and never experience that type of distance. 
Time is running short but there always is next year!

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First off, congrats on how well y'all did. Second, I'm sure that you gave them something to think about as they didn't have an easy win against the seasoned golfers !!!!

Chris

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Seasoned does sound better than super senior!
What I like about golf is if you start late you can continue to improve and compensate for a trending slower swing speed. 

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Congrats, that's nothing to be ashamed of. I definitely know the feeling of disappointment but you should be more than proud of yourself. 

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Congratulations, you guys played really well, I bet they were thinking it was going to be a cake walk.

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