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Old 09-03-2013, 10:59 AM
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I bought a 300 meter (has feet as well) landscape tape measure off Amazon for $27 plus shipping. I bought it for me and my son to evaluate our field work, so I probably won't be found checking the local courses. Still, I have noticed exactly what you describe.

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Just because you bought it to evaluate field work, doesnt mean you cant bring it out for a round and upgrade your course a bit with some more accurate distances.
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Old 09-03-2013, 11:02 AM
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We used a 300' tape (two separate measurements) and a surveyor-grade laser (this also gave very accurate elevation change). Three measurements all came within a foot or so (the differences were slightly different dogleg curves where we used multiple short segments to best represent the curve).
The distances at Winget are WAY off, at least a foot on each hole. Its why I have never shot 18 down. I've got to learn to trust my instincts, not those terrible measurements.

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Old 09-03-2013, 11:14 AM
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The distances at Winget are WAY off, at least a foot on each hole. Its why I have never shot 18 down. I've got to learn to trust my instincts, not those terrible measurements.

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Old 09-03-2013, 11:37 AM
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Exactly blame Tom.
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Old 09-03-2013, 05:13 PM
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Exactly blame Tom.
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Old 09-03-2013, 05:49 PM
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I went to Dick's, bought a 300$ range finder. Measured the whole course, and then returned the range finder. Pretty easy.
Pinchico or Pinocchio?
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Old 09-03-2013, 05:59 PM
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We used a 300' tape (two separate measurements) and a surveyor-grade laser (this also gave very accurate elevation change). Three measurements all came within a foot or so (the differences were slightly different dogleg curves where we used multiple short segments to best represent the curve).
Have you ever posted the elevation change? I've always wondered how much elevation change do we have in Charlotte (ie. Winget 11 and 13, RL Smith 2 & 3, Eastway 5, Reedy 5, Bradford 16).
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Old 09-03-2013, 08:55 PM
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Just because you bought it to evaluate field work, doesnt mean you cant bring it out for a round and upgrade your course a bit with some more accurate distances.
True. I'm just being realistic though, me and that "round tuit" thing have not been agreeing lately.

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Old 09-04-2013, 11:51 AM
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