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Re: Where are the Flags ?By Bertasion in Valley of the Sun Casual Club The other day upon the heather fair I hit a flagstick that was not there. I saw it's shadow and heard the clank but where it stood was just a blank. It was not there again today. I wonder when it will come back and stay. Brian
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Post by Paul on Sun 14 May 2017, 04:11

Mca19670
433 Posts
Mon, Apr 24 2017 2:37 PM


THE WEEK THAT WAS BULLETIN No8


  Welcome all to the 8th VOTSCC weekly bulletin. Was a quiet week to start with in the shots and achievement  sections but thankfully they came to life over the weekend so ill crack on with it.
We had another CC Clash this week this time playing for umbrella tee boxes and flags as well as the custom course cards. Again another fine result for this small CC of ours coming in a respectable 66th place. Well done to all that took part (23 members I think) and again to the ones that rack up huge scores and play non stop. Was also a tough 2 days of high winds so scoring high points was difficult.


  A couple of posts that appeared on the forum id like to bring up and bring to everyones attention. Firstly director Jim put up a post asking members to say wether they play PC or mobile or both. If everyone could try and respond that would be great. Jim will then put the device we use beside our names in his members list. This would be a good list to check up on. Weve had a few mobile players joining lately also so it lets people see whos playing on what.
Secondly, one of our newer members WhiskeyRenegade put up a post asking for 16 players to play an ambitious format that requires 4 teams of 4. Its at its early stages but all suggestions on how we could pull this off are welcomed. Please give it a wee look in the forum.


  This weeks TWTW tournament Jims Right On Q At Chambers was won by CoryGRobinson with a score of 29. Well done to Cory and the other 12 participants.


  INS AND OUTS-- Fossilboy left the club this week but we were joined by 2 new members. Big welcome to SweetPoppy and Kittykat2017. May you both have fun in the sun. We are now at 41 members.


  ACHIEVEMENTS.
WhiskeyRenegade reached Level 60.
AggieHockey57 reached Level 50.
Micamills hit a 403 yard drive. Hope it found the middle of the fairway Mike.


  ROUND OF THE WEEK--When I first suggested this idea of this bulletin and the round of the week in particular to Paul, I did say its not only about your top players hitting 25 or 26 shot rounds but also the lower tier members who might shoot a round that they thought they couldn't achieve yet or something else along those lines. Well this week I'm going to award the round of the week to our newest member to the club Kittykat2017. Kathryn is just not new to the club but to WGT in gereral so this couldve been a bit daunting for her. However she chose to enter her 1st CC club tournament and chose the CTTH 2 ROUNDERS tournament. She may have hit a score of 300 but the fact she completed the 9 holes without quitting which weve all done in that format shows a great commitment. So well done Kat and we can all promise you, as you progress up the levels, your game will improve immensely.


  SHOTS OF THE WEEK.
CoryGRobinson 81yds at Merion.
McDad90 86yds at St.Andrews.
SChoitz 106yds at BOP5s
RitRitenour 118yds at Pinehurst
JimQ916 179yds at St.Andrews.
Now we had 3 HIOs this week. Two at the same hole.
JimQ916 151yds HIO at Wolf Creek Hole 11.
JJtcooki HIO at Pebble Beach Hole 5. Unfortunately don't know the yardage.
But the shot of the week goes to that man again JimQ916 with his third HIO in 2 weeks. A 198 yd ace to the 5th at Pebble Beach also. You can watch it below. well done to all.


  replay.aspx?ID=32b2e85a e807 4643 9b86 a75c017859c7


  MEMBER V MEMBER--Mca1967 defeated Textor in a 9 hole strokeplay match.

Golf is the only sport that has been played on the moon. On 6th Feb 1971, Alan Shephard hit 2 golf balls while on the lunar surface.

He who has the fastest golf cart never has a bad lie. Mickey Mantle.



  MCA19670 QUEST FOR A HOLE IN ONE-5 WORD REPORT.
Nothing to report, move on.


  JIMS JOKE OF THE WEEK.
Whats the problem with an Asian pet store.
Theres always a kitchen in the back.


  AND ONE FOR THE LADIES.
Whats the best way to find a truly committed man.
Visit the closest mental hospital.


  THIS DAY IN HISTORY-- 1916. The Easter rebellion begins in Dublin, Ireland. Although unsuccessful, the uprising was an important symbolic event leading to the establishment of the Republic of Ireland.

SPONSORED BY DONOTGOOGLEIT.COM.

  1. RULES OF GOLF--True or False--A player is entitled to see his ball when making a stroke.


  2. HISTORY OF GOLF-- When was the Ryder Cup first played.


  3. WHO AM I-- I was born in 1959 in Seattle, Washington. I have 64 professional wins and 1 major to my name and I am one of the few golfers who do not use a glove at any time.

POLL-- The 15th at Merion .Is it about time we got a new pin position instead of the one right on top of that hill. Maybes Aye or are you Maybes Naw. You actually like the challenge of that green and where the pin is situated.


  Last weeks poll. If you had to go back to starter balls, do you think you could score as good as when you used purchased balls. The result was 5 Maybes Naw to 1 Maybes Aye.
As I'm typing this bulletin on the day of my birthday I think you all wont mind if I get to choose this weeks artist. I am a massive U2 fan. Saw them when they were just starting out in small bars in Glasgow and have toured the land ever since attending their gigs. Love this song that much I have some of the lyrics tattooed on my arm.



REFRESHMENT OF THE WEEK.


  Well seeing that its my birthday, I'm gonna  blow all my birthday cash at the 19th, buying you all my favourite drink. Tennents Lager is Scotlands favourite drink. Brewed in Glasgow since 1885, it is Scotlands best selling lager with approx. 60% of the market. The cans were famous for its design which featured a female model known as a lager lovely on the side, although that design stopped in 1989. However those cans are much sought after now and could fetch a bit of money if you ever come across one. So cheers everyone, Happy birthday to me, see you all at the 19th. Who says a Scotsman is tight with their money.


  Well another week passes. I'm off to set up this weeks tournament which again celebrates JimQ916s achievements. The tournament will be called JIMS BANG ON Q AGAIN. Ill leave you in the capable hands of Hamish McTavish to explain the conditions.

Well halo laddies and lassies. This weeks tourney is a bit of a mixed bag. The front 9 oan that beach across the pond and I'm hearin its a bonnie day tae hing oot your washin and super slippery greens. However cos your Uncle Hamish is a decent bloke, ive made it the easy peasy tees. And if it pours doon, ive also left yies brollies to keep your heid dry. See yies all next week.
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subject title Re: BULLETIN 8

Post by Paul on Sun 14 May 2017, 04:22





  • Mca19670
    433 Posts
    Mon, Apr 24 2017 2:50 PM

    Apologies to Sweetpoppy. In the ins and outs section I've wrote Sweetpoopy rather than poppy. Oops.
    As for the poll I'm a Maybes Aye. The sooner they move that pin the better. Detest that hole.
    Martin




  • Next260
    256 Posts
    Mon, Apr 24 2017 2:57 PM

    Great job again;
    Questions
    1:False ( guess)
    2 &  Don't know , did not Google
    Poll : Maybe Aye
    Happy birthday, enjoy your lager
     




  • dschom5
    1,103 Posts
    Mon, Apr 24 2017 3:15 PM

    Yet another fine bulletin.  Thanks Martin for all the time you put into this.  Always a nice read and keeps us up to date on what the members are doing.  How about a little Bob Dylan next week, A little Tangled up in Blue.
     
    Turd.





  • JimQ916
    4,844 Posts
    Mon, Apr 24 2017 3:21 PM

    First off Martin, Happy Birthday...I'd love to take you out for a Tennents but not sure I can paddle that far over to you. Another great bulletin!!!!! Congratulations to everyone for their shots, achievements and rounds....and thanks for the recognition of my lucky ones. Great song yet again also...U2 is in my top 10 and are talented as all heck...Bono rocks.
    Ok, first off, "Maybe Aye" to another pin placement on #15 of Merion. That hole, as hard as it plays, is one of my favorites. There are a few holes on WGT that you're happy walking away with a par, and that is absolutely one of them. A different pin would be great though.
    Question 1 - taking a guess, but I say a player isn't entitled to see his ball while playing a stroke, but I'm kinda sure it would help a lot. Questions 2 I had no idea....I looked the Ryder Cup history up so now know that answer. Queston 3....the golfer who wore no glove....is my all time favorite, Freddie (I've walked around many, many rounds watching him in Florida).
    Also, thanks for another tournament named after me....truly honored. Maybe in this one I can do better than 12th (lol)....probably not.
    Keep up the great work Martin...these things are great....Jim




  • Mca19670
    433 Posts
    Mon, Apr 24 2017 3:46 PM

    ive got a few lined up for you now Turd. they are all stored away in the vault waiting to get played. many thanks, the more the merrier.
    martin





  • Jtcooki
    173 Posts
    Mon, Apr 24 2017 10:54 PM

    As usual, well done again Martin!  Always great to see and hear others successes in having fun!
    Just an FYI, my HIO is on the same hole that Jim had his....so the yardage would've been the same....lol.....198 yds. 
    Jeff





  • Mca19670
    433 Posts
    Mon, Apr 24 2017 11:11 PM

    Wasn't sure if it was on different tees Jeff. Congrats on your HIO. 
    Cheers
    Martin




  • kishoph
    810 Posts
    Wed, Apr 26 2017 3:42 AM

    Thank you Martin.
    Congratulations to all those that moved up a level and to the great shots of the week.
    Poll: I don't remember any holes or pin positions, so I can't really answer Aye or Naw. Every hole is like a new experience for me.




  • Mca19670
    433 Posts
    Wed, Apr 26 2017 4:57 AM

    next time you play the 15th at Merion and don't land your ball below the hole you'll remember what we're talking about Gene. Lol.




  • Mca19670
    433 Posts
    Wed, Apr 26 2017 9:39 AM

    Would you believe it. Just played a 3 hole match there and I birdied the 15th. Think that's my 1st birdie at that hole. Might end up changing to a Maybes Naw by the end of the week. Lol.




  • pdb1
    14,963 Posts
    Wed, Apr 26 2017 8:13 PM

     

     Mca19670:
    Big welcome to SweetPoppy and Kittykat2017

      Yes . Good week 
    spelling corrected 

     Mca19670:
    Micamills hit a 403 yard drive. Hope it found the middle of the fairway Mike.

      CONGRATS Anywhere on the fairway . My last 3 400 yd plus drives didn't count . !st one was too long in the rough St. Andy's # 1. The next 2 were in alt shot and didn't count .

     Mca19670:
    ROUND OF THE WEEK--

      Nice pick and good point Martin . 

     Mca19670:
    MEMBER V MEMBER--Mca1967 defeated Textor in a 9 hole strokeplay match.

      Again , Yawn Lol , jk , not. 

     Mca19670:
    1. RULES OF GOLF

     I'll say no 

     Mca19670:
    2. HISTORY OF GOLF

     IDK

     Mca19670:
    3. WHO AM I

      IDK but he was born the same year as me . He must be good . 

     Mca19670:
    POLL-- The 15th at Merion

      Don't think it would help me much on Merion . 

     Mca19670:
    Well seeing that its my birthday,

      Very happy birthday Martin . Thanx for another GR8 bulletin . 




  • pdb1
    14,963 Posts
    Wed, Apr 26 2017 8:21 PM


     kishoph:
    I don't remember any holes or pin positions, so I can't really answer Aye or Naw. Every hole is like a new experience for me.

      Lol Thanx Gene . Now I don't feel so alone . 





  • Textor
    82 Posts
    Sat, Apr 29 2017 8:59 AM

    Thanks, Martin, for another excellent effort. I look forward to the beginning of the week and a new weekly bulletin. I can't imagine a week without our buddy, Hamish McTavish.
    If you want to change the location of the pin on 15 at Merion, stop choosing hard pin locations. No one will complain, I assure you. Maybe Aye.
    The par 3 challenge:
         A rules official would say not necessarily. It's like situational ethics, it depends. Thanks to the golf gods, we can make the rules as we go along, sometimes. 
         The Ryder Cup, in its current arrangement of US golfers playing their European counterparts, began in the late 70's. Jimmy Carter was the President. Mr. Ryder, who supplied the trophy, envisioned a completion between the US and Great Britain. I believe that was during the third decade of the 20th century. It's become a must see event. The players play their hearts out even though they don't get paid. We can all relate, I think. 
         It's already been revealed: Who is Fred Couples? Freddie has become a perennial Masters favorite. He competes strongly every year through 54 holes before fading. Lucky for us, as a former Masters Champion, he has a lifetime exemption.
    See you next week. Good Luck.
    Textor
     
     
     
     
     




  • Mca19670
    433 Posts
    Sat, Apr 29 2017 10:48 AM

    Cheers Textor although I will bring up the Ryder Cup question. Maybe I should have worded it better but the answer I was looking for was 1927. The very first year it started. As for Merion I wish I could change It but waiting for WGT to give us some better places to put the pin on that green. See u all Monday.
    Martin

    • Mca19670
      433 Posts
      Sun, Apr 30 2017 1:43 PM

      Just played the 15th at Merion again there and it's the first time I've ever played it with the pin in a different position. Don't know if this is new or just that I've never seen it before. Anyway walked off with a par so liking the new position.
      Martin



    • pdb1
      14,963 Posts
      Sun, Apr 30 2017 5:55 PM

      http://www.wgt.com/courses/Merion/hole15.aspx
        Here is hole 15 . I take it you are not talking about this pin .

        But I know which one you mean . Way uphill . 




    • Mca19670
      433 Posts
      Mon, May 1 2017 1:16 AM

      No I think that's the one I was originally talking about Paul. If I putted from where that pic is showing and slightly over hit the putt, I would end up off the green. You are then left with a 12 yard pitch back up which I'm now an expert at. Lol



    • DufferJohn7
      731 Posts
      Mon, May 1 2017 9:23 AM

      Martin,
      Sorry for the late response, I have no idea why.  Always an enjoyable read and much appreciated post I look forward to reading each week.
      On last week's poll, maybes naw.  I'm too spoiled by my expensive Nikes to go back to the rock. The quick meter alone would put be out of bounds right, not to mention the inability to stop the ball.  Good thing my tablet plays lots of vids for credits.
      This week's poll, maybes aye as I like to see different pin positions for all courses but maybes naw as I find Merion 15 a challenge and have half a chance when I get the ball in the fairway in the middle of the landing area.  Besides I'm sort of weird in that I like Merion.  Early on I got totally wiped out there and was told it was a course to avoid.  That appealed to my stubbornness and I made myself play it until I got it.  I'm doing that now on Olympic and I finally got that bast*rd the other day in the VT second round but it got me back in the Free Multi round.  GRRR
      Looking forward to today's edition, have fun and hit 'em straight,
      John


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