Mini Post: My Sheltered Golf Life –
By Wayne Halm –
Three Sundays a month I play with a local golf group. We are not very good golfers, the scores are high … but we have a ton of fun.
I don’t usually blog about these rounds because I don’t want to distract anyone with notes or pictures.
Everyone puts up a small bet and we payout 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place on low net. Also we pay for closest to the pin on the par 3s.
Recently the group vote to change the par 3 payout to be closest to the pin in two.
The hole pictured below is part of the reason … very few of our players can hit this green from the tee.
(Click on the picture for a larger view – then use the browser ‘back’ button.)
This change greatly increased interest in the par 3s … and added a lot of fun to our rounds. I like it, but it is something new to me. Is it common? Have I just lived a sheltered golf life?
Let me know – then …
Come play golf with me.