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What's in Chuck's Golf Bag
10' GBB Hawkeye avg 215yds carry
15' Cleveland Launcher avg 205
2-PW First Flight FX-101 avg 190 - 100
55' SW W/S PMP avg 80
60' C-II, low bounce Mitch grind avg 50
Putter: BoZone Mitch Customs
Fig Newton's, maybe a PB&J(what...Tiger does it..)
Last Updated: March 26, 2021
I don't mind 'bad dad' jokes.
No less than 9 tracks within 40 miles of me, have shuttered in the last 15 years. Support your local tracks!
Practice puts brains in your muscles. Sam Snead
It's the archer, not the arrow... I need lessons or a shrink.
oritur spes aeternae
When your fade goes awry, like a big pizza pie, that's a bogey...
And when scores seem to climb like you've had too much wine, that's a bogey...
Your phone will ring, ting-a-ling-a-ling, in your backswing...what a perfect pUull hook...
Oldfarts will say, fast pace o' play, git outa da way...or we will call the mAaarshall!
Right now, my clubs, are recognized and known as toxic to the state of California, let alone known to cause madness and birth defects.
We take our fun...seriously!
If it isn't working lately, pull it out of the bag. If it inspires or adds some swagger to your step, put it in the bag. If the bag inspires, but is wearing out...sorry friend, replace it. Even the most comfortable and holey underwear has to be tossed out once in a while!
As it lies and as you find it...
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Chuck's Golf Course Reviews
Played Cimarron Boulder Saturday 4/10 with a 9:36 slot. Uncle Jimmy and I saw the wind farms a turnin' as we had a tailwind coming down Whitewater pas... » More
Played Cimarron Boulder Saturday 4/10 with a 9:36 slot. Uncle Jimmy and I saw the wind farms a turnin' as we had a tailwind coming down Whitewater pass into Palm Spings. Fortuneatly, the winds were pretty much calm by the time you pull in to town. The bag drop, pro shop and the starter, were all professional and courteous. We gave ourselves plenty of time to warm up on the practice green and the all grass range. We were paired up with two gentlemen from the great state of Oregon, Paul and Harry.
The previous review was right, the overall condition of the course was green and lush, except for the greens. The greens were in good shape, but on the drier side. They were firm underfoot and to approach shots. Approach shots from beyond 150yds would have a pretty good skipping bounce and would need more green real estate to still end up on the dance floor. They were cut pretty tight and putting at medium speed. The areas around the greens were great for the short game. The bunkers were all found with nice clean and fully teased sand. The first and only cut of rough, was about an inch in depth and perfect for lies to hit from. The tees were fine.
This style layout, does not have a higher slope rating, but it's not a pushover either. Like the last reviewer suspected, it does get tougher with the winds. By the the 4th hole the breeze came up and felt good, by the 8th hole we had 1-2 club sidewinds, and almost 2-3 club headwinds. We endured and adapted, and still had a good time with good scores to show for it.
The drink cart came around twice. There were sandbottles on the carts, and there were rakes with the bunkers. POP was 4:40. Good customer service.» Close
Played this morning in the SCGA Amat Net Qualifier...last flight 9:30am hole 10. Paired with real gentlemen, Darin, Mo, and Edwin. They represent thie... » More
Played this morning in the SCGA Amat Net Qualifier...last flight 9:30am hole 10. Paired with real gentlemen, Darin, Mo, and Edwin. They represent thier clubs well.
We had winds really come up starting about hole 12, had to really plan the shots due to it. TuKwet's bar is still closed and no food, but the drink cart came around about twice on each 9. The range is open and in much greener shape than previous reports. The practice greens were both open and matched the champions green conditions.
Tee boxes were in fair shape, many divots and most were pretty firm. No problem finding a spot to hit from, but, I could have easily used a half a sand bottle on each box.
Fairways, liked them. They are in a good balance right now, on thier way to lush, with some winter roll-out still there, yet they will now start eating some of the ball energy on the first bounce. Good coverage right to the edge of rough and bunkers.
Rough, thick and rich like a shake, not a DQ Blizzard, just a regular shake. About 2 inches thick and will be factor in your recovery shots from it. Right now, the blades of rough are still thinner and not as lush.
Bunkers, have sand, are void of rocks and there are rakes. However, the sand is darker, slightly reddish and gets dense quickly. About a half inch on top will give easily, below that it goes dense pretty quickly. It seems to hold moisture all day too.
Areas around greens were/are similar to the rough, just a smidge shorter. All my weapons are sharp and with little bounce, so I had little issue going after a pitch or a flop. Because we had a tournment, any areas aroung the greens that were still trying to emerge, or had some kind of old guy bald spots(not many)...they were marked within white lines for relief.
Greens, these were pretty good, slightly firm under the feet and not many ball marks occurring. Uniform speeds and breaks, to me, these were running med-fast. The mid-roll breaks were pretty easy to read and execute. The final slower trailing breaks were tougher, but if you had reads without breaks...they would still roll true.
No foam in cups, rakes in bunkers, gps on carts(good, my LRF battery began to die on the last 3 holes) that is pretty acurate. Bathrooms open and all clean. Customer service quick and thorough.
A shout out to the SCGA staff for being engaging, patient, guiding and human. BTW, my cart partner Darin, got an eagle on hole 4, and then followed that up by driving the green on hole 5 for a birdie look. He also qualified highest in his flight and will compete in the actual tournament at La Costa...congrats!!» Close
Played Sterling Hills for the first time, on 2/20. Had our semi-final cup 16 match, starting at noon and finishing with POP in 4.75 hours. Weather was... » More
Played Sterling Hills for the first time, on 2/20. Had our semi-final cup 16 match, starting at noon and finishing with POP in 4.75 hours. Weather was great, 60's temps, calm at noon and about 10 knot winds starting around 1pm. Range, practice and chipping greens all open. Snack bar open.
The white tees were pretty chewed today, lots of divots, some filled and some not(there were sand bottles on the carts). I saw some were aerated, and some had some slight crowns that made you search for a better footing to tee advantage. Thier tee boxes seem smaller than most, not as wide, and not as long.
The fairways were winter thin and firm, with plenty of rollout. A little dry too, like the winds had been here for a few days prior. Still playable.
The rough was both thin and thick kikuyu. Mostly dry as well. Try to stay away from the rough under the canopy of the many eucalyptus trees...the kikuyu seems to not do well in winter there.
The traps, had real sand...and juuust deep enough, to honor how traps should be.
The areas around the greens were mostly cut enough the have the ball sit up nicely. On the par 3 15th, I missed left and this area was thicker than most and sticky for the flop I attempted.
The greens were tricky for me today. Firm and with plenty of ball marks. I thought they were med-fast. It seemed like approaches from beyond 150 lost a lot holding power. Spend extra time on the practice greens, it should pay dividends.
The drink cart came around twice, no rakes, mats on the range, 1 drink and range balls included with the green fee. Marshall on duty and good customer service. Had a good match with John, Eric & Perry...I'd play here again.» Close
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