Shooting Our Lowest Scramble Score Ever!

Yesterday was the best round of golf my chums and I have ever shot as a team. Our team is now known as “Team 59”. Yup, we shot 12 under at Osprey Links’ par 71, 6100 yard diverse front and back nines. I have played there for many years and yesterday’s round was one where Rick, Blair, Fernando and I were firing on all cylinders. We all contributed and except for the last hole, we had multiple balls to choose from for every shot. It was a round of golf that we have been waiting to appear for a very long time.

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Home and Away Golf Tournament

For the second year in a row, I was invited to the home and away golf tournament between the Mattawa Golf and Ski Resort and Osprey Links Golf course. The format for this friendly match is a two person scramble match play. Each team has seven pairings with one point awarded for each nine holes won. Half points are permitted. Mattawa Golf and Ski Resort hosted the first leg of this year’s tournament. Yesterday, converged at Mattawa to start the fun and create a whole new set of golf stories. It was a great day had by all.

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Having Fun In Our Three Person Scramble

Yesterday, I played in a three person scramble with my friends Rick and Fernando. We have played in events before and we felt confident that we could compete with the other teams. As it turned out, we did not play as well as we had hoped, but that is okay because the company was fantastic and the course (Osprey Links) was in fantastic shape. We finished at minus 2 and left many birdies on the course; is that not always the way!

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13th Annual Monaghan and Furry Friends Scramble Rocked!

Blair, Fernando and Rick behind The Grateful Golfer.

The charity golf tournament I played in yesterday was fantastic. The point of the event was to raise money for North Bay and District Humane Society Adoption Centre project and from the looks of the smiling faces around the club house, this event was a huge success. Upon our arrival we registered and quickly headed to the lunch BBQ to scarf down a cheeseburger. With a full belly and water in hand, my group of regulars headed to our starting hole. The weather was fantastic and course (Osprey Links Golf Course) was in great shape. By all accounts, the day was going to be amazing!

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Playing Poorly and Having An Awesome Time On The Golf Course

Many golfers lament about playing poor golf. It becomes all encompassing and they forget about the other aspects of hitting the links. Last Friday, my old golfing crew played at my home course of Mattawa Golf and Ski Resort. We played early in the day and were finished to by lunch. We are trying to play together at least once a month since I changed golf courses this year and so far we are hitting that goal. As we looped my home course, I can say that my golf was less than stellar, but he 3.5 hours on the links was the best round of the year.

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