El Diablo greens in terrible shape

El Diablo greens in terrible shape

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Old 07-05-2018, 08:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Dr Winston O Boogie jr View Post
What's really sad is that this course was closed for a long time to "redo" the greens. I don't know what they're doing when they say they redo the greens but they often are worse after the redoing. It seems that The Villages loves to waste money rebuilding greens as opposed to maintaining them.

They also closed Mira Mesa for a long time to rebuild the greens. I was hoping that they'd completely redesign the ninth green there as it is an OK green for a 100 yard wedge shot, but the hole plays 180 yards. I've hit a few perfect shots into that green and every time, have been over it. I'd fix my ball mark on the front edge of the green and pitched the ball from behind it. And once again after closing the course for rebuilding, the greens are as bad as ever.
The greens at Hilltop aren't any better than they were 2 weeks ago. They were punched and top dressed. I'm amazed at how a golf ball can bounce like it's rolling on cobblestone. Oh well.

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