Originally Posted by Screwball
I birdied 7, 8, and 9 for four birdies on the front, and tacked on another on 17 for five birdies on the day. All in all, even after that nasty bogey-double-double start, I fired a 2-over 74.
BTW, great round, especially after the start. And those last 3 birdies on the front were on tough holes. Very impressive.
I had a somewhat similar experience last Sunday. It was my first round in 2 and a half weeks without hitting a ball, rare for me. I was playing at Brown's Run CC in Middletown, my old stomping grounds. The weather was nice and I was just happy to be playing a casual round of golf. I shot a bland 36 on the front with one birdie and one bogey. However, I hit the ball well and missed 3 putts under 10 feet so I felt good going into the back. Well, the putts started falling on the back and I made 5 birdies for a 31. It was the best I hit the ball since July and I had done absolutely nothing to make that happen. It truly is amazing what expectations and a good frame of mind can lead to.
Ironically, I took my first golf lesson in 6 years the next day (it went well if you're wondering......can't tell you who though
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