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#61 North Butte

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 09:37 AM

My course never bothered to move the 100, 150, 200, 250 permanent plates in the fairway when the course was renovated quite a few years ago. Not many of the greens were moved very far but the plates are wrong.

The marked sprinkler heads came later and it was funny to see a sprinkler that says "241" right beside the "250" yellow plate.

Nowadays everyone has GPS/laser so our club replaces damaged or worn out sprinkler with unmarked one. I doubt more than 1/3 of the sprinkler have any yardage now.

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#62 Soloman1

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 01:05 PM

Never mind.

I forgot about all of the humorectomies performed in recent years.
I'm quitting at 6.022 x 10^23 posts.
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#63 z18

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Posted 23 October 2017 - 04:04 PM

View PostW4LWQ, on 24 September 2017 - 06:52 AM, said:

I use both, the laser for line of sight and the gps on blind shots to the green. Best of both worlds.
I do the same but also use the GPS as a reference for the front or back of the green depending on pin placement. It always seems easier to hit a shot over a bunker to a 140 pin when you know the distance to the front of the green on the line you are taking is only about 125.
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#64 joker2

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Posted 25 November 2017 - 09:32 PM

Curious to know how you gauge the distance from the center of the green to the daily pin location? Another reason for a laser, if your game requires (I use GPS).

Another suggestion is to look up (OK, Google) accuracy vs. precision.
Just say'in...

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#65 Mr. Grumpy

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Posted 25 November 2017 - 09:51 PM

I noticed that mine was off the other day, I have a Fenix 5x.. With some pacing around, It's center of the greens were off by a lot. I found some centers to be a foot on, some to the right or left... But hey, my +/- with a short iron more than makes up for the discrepancies.. :D

BTW, no issues the other times out..

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