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First Eagle!

Discussion in 'Golf Pictures' started by J.P.C., Sep 28, 2015.

  1. J.P.C.

    J.P.C. Well-Known Member

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    So yesterday we palyed a round of golf - I've never had an eagle, was close a couple of times on a Par 5 but the putt never happened.

    Yesterday's weather was sunny but the wind was not kind for golf! on the 9th we are playing into a stong wind, tee shot down the middle but not very far.....I was 182m from the green playing into this wind, take out my hybrid and play a crisp shot toward the green, slight fade, see the ball bounce and think to myself burdie oppertunity as you can only see the flag and not to the hole.

    as we walk up, expecting my ball to lie nice and close to the flag I see no ball.....one of the guys tell me I went over...thought it's possible because my hybrid is my 195m-200m club but playing into the wind that would not be the case!

    start searching around the green with no luck. I tell the guys I'm just going to check the hole for the joke of it - low and behold, there was my ball!! Boom - FIRST Eagle and i didn't even see it happened!

    This was on a Par 4 Stroke 2 - man I was pumped!! What a feeling!! Best part of it all, it was a temp green as well, you'll see in the back ground the "normal" green is being re-done!


    Eagle.
     
  2. MattyB

    MattyB Not a sheep shagger. Supporting Member

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    Haha congrats mate.
     
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    Splunge Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Nice!!
     
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  4. azgreg

    azgreg "Don't count that." Supporting Member

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    Well done buddy! No go out and get another one.
     
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    eclark53520 DB Member Extraordinaire Supporting Member

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    Bravo!
     
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  6. J.P.C.

    J.P.C. Well-Known Member

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    definitely - its much easier than trying to make the eagle putt - I'm rather just going to try and get it in every-time without the putter!:D
     
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    TheTrueReview "Playing it straight" Supporting Member

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    Does the ball go down the hole counter clockwise in South Africa?
     
  8. J.P.C.

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    fook me - I don't know.....hahahaha
     
  9. Fairwaysplitter3320

    Fairwaysplitter3320 Recovering Equipment Ho...off the wagon again. Staff Member Admin

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    Congrats, nice shot!
     
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    limpalong Mental Ward Escapee Supporting Member

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    Nice!!! Now that you know you can, there's no excuse for not having at least one eagle per round!!!!:D
     
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    Rockford35 Shark skin shoes Staff Member Admin

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    Temp green?

    Hmm, something smells "unofficial" here. :D (Wait, it's just my socks.)

    Congrats. Any time you can dunk it from the fairway, it's worth celebrating.

    R35
     
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    azgreg "Don't count that." Supporting Member

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    Excuse me sir, but we would appreciate if our new members would post in the introductory forum before posting in the regular threads.
     
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    MCDavis The Plaid Duffer Staff Member Moderator

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    EXCELLENT!!
     
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    Rockford35 Shark skin shoes Staff Member Admin

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    Groin? Meet Greg. Greg, meet groin.

    See, I knew you two would hit it off! You must be European, two kisses? How sweet!

    R35
     
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    PaPaD Club ho, geezer........ Supporting Member

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    Nice work Chris! Feels good, right?

    BTW, what is an "m"? Izzat one of those measurements we decided not to use in USA because it would eliminate the Quarter Pounder at McD's?
     
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    Congratulations! My first eagle was a hole out on a par four as well. I've only made one other and it was a chip in from off the green on a par five. I've had lots of chances but apparently I'm the worst putter in the world.
     
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    azgreg "Don't count that." Supporting Member

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    Mile. He's a big hitter.
     
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    Splunge Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    No but the putts break up hill, you should know that!
     
  19. al_vorster

    al_vorster "that's a gimme"

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    Nice! I also made an eagle like that on Irene Cc many years ago.
     
  20. Splunge

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    We have par five that got shortened to like 425 yds because of a temp green, I got it down in three once, but i don't count mine, because it might as well be a birdie, but if you had hyb in, it sounds pretty legit.

    Unless your like GeZeR D who has a hyb in on every par 4
     
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