Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Out and A Round

Don't we have some amazing views out of our windows?

However, I digress. This post is about the tiny 9 hole executive course at the Maple Grove RV and Golf Resort--the only game in town. Literally. For miles.

Denny and I stayed here five years ago and we played the course at that time and I have to admit it was in much better shape then. The course is a par 31 course for 9 holes, par 62 for 18 holes with a slope/rating of 53.0/70 for the men at 3268 yards. For women, the slope rating is 56.8/80 over 3169 yards. This year, playing later in the year, the rough and fairways are in bad shape but the greens are surprisingly pristine. While playing short the greens are a tad evil with enough slope and curves to make putting interesting and a little challenging. You must walk this course as the pro shop has only a few battered pull carts to rent. Most of the campers/RVers who are members of the park (the golf course is open to the public) have their own power carts or pull carts.

In very little time we played nine holes (and yay! I beat Denny thanks to his not-so-good putting today) and were back at the rig with plenty of time to run some errands. While not an exciting course, it was a chance to hit some short irons and get a little exercise. And I beat Denny. Heh.

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3 comments:

Sue and Doug said...

yeah for you!!!!

Linda in New Mexico said...

yay for you for beating Denny.

And my darling girl...we received the loveliest package filled with love this afternoon. You are so sweet and kind and giving. And damn girl you just knocked my socks off. I am still in tears from the love you gave us....
Oh my, Ry thinks this is the best thing since sliced bread and GK is over the moon with her princess necklace. Oh my the eyelash flutters and all.
And I am in love with the deep gorgeous blue of the earrings. It is really hard for me to keep it together when someone is nice to me for no apparent reason and your kindness is so very dear to me Linda, you just have no idea.
Thank you so much. Linda the other.

SkippyMom said...

Yay for beating the curmudgeon [kidding Denny, I am kidding] That is faboo.

Glad you got some good exercise.

Hugs and love, Skip

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