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Close but not close enough

A stroke round Saturday added 0.1 to my handicap.  Against par  the score was one over my handicap but the CCR was 2 under par.

Statistically the round was as follows:

  • Fairways Hit: 56%
  • Greens in Regulation: 55%
  • Putts: 31
  • Up & Down: 33%
  • Putts 4-9 feet: 17%

Whittlesea Golf Course 12th Green

The first two figures are just passable, and were not costly. There are two obvious areas for attention.  Putts were a little high, and the other stats indicate why.  Up and Down was just 33%. It suggests that I did not get the ball close enough with chips or short pitches. That was the reality. Putts 4-9 feet was only 17%.  The majority of these putts were at the outer extremity of this range, and a 9 foot putt is harder to hole than a three foot putt.

Once again the statistics reflect the importance of practicing my short game, and time spent on the putting green is time well spent.

This must be my work area this week.