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Tundra Golf 2010 – Postscript

It rained.  It sprinkled.  It drizzled.  It rained more, sideways rain now.  Only about half of the teams showed up for the second day of the tournament (wimps!), but of course that meant play went much faster than it did on Saturday.  We finished play in under three hours, soaking wet, starting to get cold, and with a score that would undoubtedly have been worse than yesterday’s had we continued keeping track of it!  We were all cold, and wet and tired by the end of the day but overall it was another excellent outing with friends in typical Aleutian weather.  Sorry there are no pics from Day 2 since it was too wet to bring out the cameras…

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Tundra Golf 2010

Ah, another year of golfing what must be the world’s most stunning and most ornery course!  Nine holes, each with fairways of 4-12 inch-high tundra foliage and the occasional willow or salmonberry grove, made finding balls a distinct challenge.  We did pretty well for the first four holes, losing only three balls, but it was all downhill after that.  Fortunately tournament rules allow one to swing from wherever a ball is found, whether it’s yours or not.  That’s certainly a nice option, particularly if you can find a ball Continue reading Tundra Golf 2010

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