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Birdie Without Hitting a Blade of Grass

RSinSGRSinSG ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 2,980 ClubWRX
I'm sure this has happened many times but it was the first time I've seen it.





My buddy pushed his drive into a fairway bunker, and then hit his second shot into a green side bunker. He then hit a SW that hit the stick and dropped straight down. Never hit grass once. Actually all three of the shots were poorly hit, but he got a 3 nonetheless. Sometimes things go your way.
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  • deadsolid...shankdeadsolid...shank ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 14,330 ClubWRX
    That would worth a lot of money in our game. A double sandy, stickie (hole out from outside the length of the flagstick), birdie (worth two for us), greenie, and likely low. A “six bagger”, we’ve never had one of those.
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  • No Catchy NicknameNo Catchy Nickname Advanced Members Posts: 4,965 ✭✭


    That would worth a lot of money in our game. A double sandy, stickie (hole out from outside the length of the flagstick), birdie (worth two for us), greenie, and likely low. A “six bagger”, we’ve never had one of those.




    Pardon my ignorance, but what's the "greenie"? I thought it when a player hits the green on a par three, but that doesn't apply here.
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  • deadsolid...shankdeadsolid...shank ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 14,330 ClubWRX
    edited March 13



    That would worth a lot of money in our game. A double sandy, stickie (hole out from outside the length of the flagstick), birdie (worth two for us), greenie, and likely low. A “six bagger”, we’ve never had one of those.




    Pardon my ignorance, but what's the "greenie"? I thought it when a player hits the green on a par three, but that doesn't apply here.




    When we just have three players we play a points game. We have a greenie on every hole (assuming someone gets a GIR) instread of just on the par threes.



    EDIT: I misspoke however, this wouldn’t have been a greenie, he missed the green.
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  • No Catchy NicknameNo Catchy Nickname Advanced Members Posts: 4,965 ✭✭




    That would worth a lot of money in our game. A double sandy, stickie (hole out from outside the length of the flagstick), birdie (worth two for us), greenie, and likely low. A "six bagger", we've never had one of those.




    Pardon my ignorance, but what's the "greenie"? I thought it when a player hits the green on a par three, but that doesn't apply here.




    When we just have three players we play a points game. We have a greenie on every hole (assuming someone gets a GIR) instread of just on the par threes.



    EDIT: I misspoke however, this wouldn't have been a greenie, he missed the green.




    Got it.

    You had me wondering if it was a new one for not having to play a shot on the green, for example by chipping in.
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  • LeftDaddyLeftDaddy Advanced Members Posts: 587 ✭✭
    edited March 13
    I would guess this specific scenario is quite rare, but I can think of a few other ways for it to occur.



    1. Dunking tee shot on par 3

    2. Par 3 approach into bunker and dunk bunker shot

    3. Par 4 dunked HIO

    4. Dunk approach from fairway bunker par 4

    5. Dunk approach from fairway bunker par 5



    I could go on but you get the picture. I’d say 1, 2, and 4 are somewhat “common “, or better put they aren’t unheard of. And 1, 4 and 5 aren’t birdies so maybe the “no grass birdie “ specifically is very rare.



    Your scenario is probably more unheard of than each of these.
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  • RSinSGRSinSG ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 2,980 ClubWRX
    LeftDaddy



    Now that you pointed those out, I recall seeing something equally as rare many years ago. Like Fred Couples, my friend hit a Par 3 tee shot OB. Reloaded and dunked the shot for a par. That was one bad shot and one great shot. This time it was 3 bad shots that ended up as a birdie. Both pretty fun to watch.
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  • lumberman2462lumberman2462 Advanced Members Posts: 5,297 ✭✭
    edited March 13


    That would worth a lot of money in our game. A double sandy, stickie (hole out from outside the length of the flagstick), birdie (worth two for us), greenie, and likely low. A “six bagger”, we’ve never had one of those.




    We would have to consult the competition committee (which is one guy that runs our game) to figure out how calculate that one.



    That is a rarity. Don't think I've ever seen it.



    I did see an OB and then hole out for a par once...in a tournament actually.
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  • deadsolid...shankdeadsolid...shank ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 14,330 ClubWRX



    That would worth a lot of money in our game. A double sandy, stickie (hole out from outside the length of the flagstick), birdie (worth two for us), greenie, and likely low. A “six bagger”, we’ve never had one of those.




    We would have to consult the competition committee (which is one guy that runs our game) to figure out how calculate that one.



    That is a rarity. Don't think I've ever seen it.



    I did see an OB and then hole out for a par once...in a tournament actually.




    I’m the scorekeeper, so I guess I’m our committe!



    I made a hole in one for a par years ago in Phoenix.
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  • ckayckay Advanced Members Posts: 3,843 ✭✭




    That would worth a lot of money in our game. A double sandy, stickie (hole out from outside the length of the flagstick), birdie (worth two for us), greenie, and likely low. A “six bagger”, we’ve never had one of those.




    We would have to consult the competition committee (which is one guy that runs our game) to figure out how calculate that one.



    That is a rarity. Don't think I've ever seen it.



    I did see an OB and then hole out for a par once...in a tournament actually.




    I’m the scorekeeper, so I guess I’m our committe!



    I made a hole in one for a par years ago in Phoenix.


    Sorry but that’s a hole in 3.
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  • MtlJeffMtlJeff The GOAT Advanced Members Posts: 27,949 ✭✭
    I've made a eagle this way. Fairway bunker to greenside bunker, hole out
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  • deadsolid...shankdeadsolid...shank ClubWRX Charter Members Posts: 14,330 ClubWRX
    ckay wrote:





    That would worth a lot of money in our game. A double sandy, stickie (hole out from outside the length of the flagstick), birdie (worth two for us), greenie, and likely low. A “six bagger”, we’ve never had one of those.




    We would have to consult the competition committee (which is one guy that runs our game) to figure out how calculate that one.



    That is a rarity. Don't think I've ever seen it.



    I did see an OB and then hole out for a par once...in a tournament actually.




    I’m the scorekeeper, so I guess I’m our committe!



    I made a hole in one for a par years ago in Phoenix.


    Sorry but that’s a hole in 3.




    Lol! Very true.
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