My first Eagle today

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JoelsimJoelsim  1358WRX Points: 486Handicap: 12Members Posts: 1,358 Platinum Tees
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Yup, 1st hole, drive down the middle about 240y, 115 to the pin, dropped in.



77 overall, which is my second best ever.
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Driver: Ping G400 10.5 Reg Ping Alta 44.5”
Fairway: Cobra King Ltd Black 5 Wood Aldila Rogue Stiff and TaylorMade M6 3 Wood
Utility: Wilson Staff Model Utility #3 Regular KBS
Hybrid: Titleist TS2 21* Hybrid Regular Tensei Blue
Irons: Ping G410 5-PW (#5 at power spec loft)
Wedges: Callaway Mack Daddy Jaws 60W Low and Mack Daddy 4 64S, Cleveland CBX 2 50 and 54 Rotex 
Putters: Bettinardi Studio Stock #3 (Jumbo Lamkin), Bettinardi Studio Stock #28 Slotback (Winn Dri-Tac), Bettinardi Queen Bee #9 (Winn Dri-Tac), Odyssey Toulon Stroke Lab Palm Beach (Winn Dri-Tac),  Cleveland Huntington Beach #10 (Winn Dri-Tac), Piretti Forza (Piretti Fat Grip), Piretti Matera Elite (Piretti Fat Grip), Piretti Cottonwood II (Piretti Fat Grip).
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  • BrianMcGBrianMcG  2377WRX Points: 663Members Posts: 2,377 Platinum Tees
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    You should have walked in after that. Then you could say you were -2 before you had to cut it short.
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  • ChristopherMcDonaldChristopherMcDonald  2472WRX Points: 128Members Posts: 2,472 Platinum Tees
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    BrianMcG wrote:


    You should have walked in after that. Then you could say you were -2 before you had to cut it short.




    LMAO this is the best advice ever given on WRX
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  • flip flappyflip flappy  996WRX Points: 189Members Posts: 996 Golden Tee
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    Congrats on the eagle! What a way to make your first one by making it on a par 4 from 115 out! I would wager that most first eagles are on par 5's. I know mine was.
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    Ping G400 Max 10.5
    Ping G400 5 wood
    Ping i-e1 4-U Nippon 105 Stiff
    Cleveland 588 RTX CB 52, 56&60
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  • RSinSGRSinSG St George, UT (Formerly Palm Springs, CA) 3342WRX Points: 415Handicap: 7.2ClubWRX Posts: 3,342 ClubWRX
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    Nicely done.
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  • Steele47Steele47  1722WRX Points: 861Members Posts: 1,722 Platinum Tees
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    Great shot! Great round!
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  • Frisco KidFrisco Kid  213WRX Points: 103Members Posts: 213 Fairways
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    Congratulations! Heck of a way to make your first eagle...maybe you could change it a hole in one on a 150 yard par 3 lol.



    I’ve had two eagles both on par 5s...have yet to hole out on an approach shot. Still waiting on that hole in one...
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  • EddieEdwardsEddieEdwards  359WRX Points: 64Members Posts: 359 Greens
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    I think my first was an ace, 2nd, holed out from 100 yrds on a par 4, the rest par 5's.
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  • CallWhiteyCallWhitey  30WRX Points: 43Handicap: 9Members Posts: 30 Bunkers
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    Sweet!
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  • SBH9458SBH9458 Go Army! Beat Navy!  1239WRX Points: 189Handicap: It is ClimbingMembers Posts: 1,239 Platinum Tees
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    Congrats!!!
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  • LeftDaddyLeftDaddy  852WRX Points: 249Handicap: 9Members Posts: 852 Golden Tee
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    Nice! I’m even more impressed that you were able to keep the round going with the 77. I would have shot 38 on the front and 51 on the back after that opening eagle.
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    Callaway Apex MB UT 2 iron, Project X PXI 6.0
    Callaway 2013 X-forged (3-5), Project X PXI 6.0
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  • JoelsimJoelsim  1358WRX Points: 486Handicap: 12Members Posts: 1,358 Platinum Tees
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    LeftDaddy wrote:


    Nice! I’m even more impressed that you were able to keep the round going with the 77. I would have shot 38 on the front and 51 on the back after that opening eagle.




    Kind of, back nine poorer than usual. 36 out (1 over), 41 back (8 over).
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    Driver: Ping G400 10.5 Reg Ping Alta 44.5”
    Fairway: Cobra King Ltd Black 5 Wood Aldila Rogue Stiff and TaylorMade M6 3 Wood
    Utility: Wilson Staff Model Utility #3 Regular KBS
    Hybrid: Titleist TS2 21* Hybrid Regular Tensei Blue
    Irons: Ping G410 5-PW (#5 at power spec loft)
    Wedges: Callaway Mack Daddy Jaws 60W Low and Mack Daddy 4 64S, Cleveland CBX 2 50 and 54 Rotex 
    Putters: Bettinardi Studio Stock #3 (Jumbo Lamkin), Bettinardi Studio Stock #28 Slotback (Winn Dri-Tac), Bettinardi Queen Bee #9 (Winn Dri-Tac), Odyssey Toulon Stroke Lab Palm Beach (Winn Dri-Tac),  Cleveland Huntington Beach #10 (Winn Dri-Tac), Piretti Forza (Piretti Fat Grip), Piretti Matera Elite (Piretti Fat Grip), Piretti Cottonwood II (Piretti Fat Grip).
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  • sdandreasdandrea Steve  2643WRX Points: 505Handicap: 11Members Posts: 2,643 Titanium Tees
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    Well done! It's tough starting a round like that - tough act to follow!
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    • Tour Edge HL3 5w
    • Callaway Rogue 6h
    • Cobra Max 7-W
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  • Carl Spackler3Carl Spackler3  1182WRX Points: 356Members Posts: 1,182 Platinum Tees
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    Great job
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  • jdljdl Masshole Mass 1982WRX Points: 431Handicap: 8Members Posts: 1,982 Platinum Tees
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    Nice! I've made a lot of eagles over the years, but not too many on a par 4. Those are the ones you'll remember. Oh, and any on par 3s of course. image/smile.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />
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  • SocratesSocrates Warning Points 1+ Winnipeg 9905WRX Points: 895Handicap: 4ishClubWRX Posts: 9,905 ClubWRX
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    Good for you.



    Played with a few guys the other day. On a par 5 the one guy had 2 career shots and a putt for a 3. He was excited about the eagle. Didn't have the heart to tell him that he played from the tee box which changed the hole to a par 4 for him.



    I'm still pitching a shutout on the eagle front this year.
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    Cobra F8 5-6 Fwy at 18.5° Stiff
    Ping i20 3 Hyb 707H Stiff
    X2 Hot 4_-PW Recoil 660 F3 +1/2"
    Vokey SM2 52º cc, Ping ES 56º and ES 60º
    Ping Sigma2 Valor at 34.75"
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  • 0351Duffer0351Duffer  132WRX Points: 29Handicap: 15Members Posts: 132 Fairways
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    Awesome Congrats!
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  • byrne092byrne092  114WRX Points: 28Handicap: 12.1Members Posts: 114 Fairways
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    What a way to start! Nice round as well
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  • aknowaknow  96WRX Points: 0Handicap: 6Members Posts: 96
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    Congratulations, and Well Done!!!!
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  • Swisstrader98Swisstrader98  3608WRX Points: 231Members Posts: 3,608 Titanium Tees
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    No eagles for me last 2 years😳
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  • JoelsimJoelsim  1358WRX Points: 486Handicap: 12Members Posts: 1,358 Platinum Tees
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    Needless to say I didn’t get another eagle today.
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    Driver: Ping G400 10.5 Reg Ping Alta 44.5”
    Fairway: Cobra King Ltd Black 5 Wood Aldila Rogue Stiff and TaylorMade M6 3 Wood
    Utility: Wilson Staff Model Utility #3 Regular KBS
    Hybrid: Titleist TS2 21* Hybrid Regular Tensei Blue
    Irons: Ping G410 5-PW (#5 at power spec loft)
    Wedges: Callaway Mack Daddy Jaws 60W Low and Mack Daddy 4 64S, Cleveland CBX 2 50 and 54 Rotex 
    Putters: Bettinardi Studio Stock #3 (Jumbo Lamkin), Bettinardi Studio Stock #28 Slotback (Winn Dri-Tac), Bettinardi Queen Bee #9 (Winn Dri-Tac), Odyssey Toulon Stroke Lab Palm Beach (Winn Dri-Tac),  Cleveland Huntington Beach #10 (Winn Dri-Tac), Piretti Forza (Piretti Fat Grip), Piretti Matera Elite (Piretti Fat Grip), Piretti Cottonwood II (Piretti Fat Grip).
  • Conrad1953Conrad1953  15403WRX Points: 3,283Members Posts: 15,403 Titanium Tees
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    Mic drop and walk off the course..........make it memorable. image/biggrin.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':D' />



    Seriously, congrats!
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  • DowntimeDowntime  106WRX Points: 13Members Posts: 106 Fairways
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    Nice! Congrats!
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  • jasonfish11jasonfish11  430WRX Points: 49Handicap: 10Members Posts: 430 Greens
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    Congrats on the eagle! What a way to make your first one by making it on a par 4 from 115 out! I would wager that most first eagles are on par 5's. I know mine was.




    The first 3 eagles I made were on par 4's (all 1 putt eagles).



    Very odd given I generally hit the ball far enough to give myself the option to go for it on most par 5's and some are even mid irons into them.
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  • mcs4mcs4 South Florida 658WRX Points: 61Handicap: 12Members Posts: 658 Golden Tee
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    Nice work. My first eagle was a hole-out too.
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  • MoonlightgrmMoonlightgrm Massachusetts 1003WRX Points: 173Handicap: 2 (index = 2.3)Members Posts: 1,003 Platinum Tees
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    Congratulations!
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  • BarfolomewBarfolomew #worstWRXer  1813WRX Points: 363Members Posts: 1,813 Platinum Tees
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    Sweet! How many eagles do you usually get in a day?
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  • gyro25gyro25  156WRX Points: 31Members Posts: 156 Fairways
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    Make sure you keep that ball! I got mine and had the ball aside, wife put it back in the bag and no idea when I lost it after that arggg
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  • Smitty1304Smitty1304  408WRX Points: 52Handicap: 17Members Posts: 408 Greens
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    Got my first Eagle yesterday on a Par 5 w/ a chip in image/drinks.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':drinks:' />
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  • Krt22Krt22 East Bay 8816WRX Points: 2,493Members Posts: 8,816 Titanium Tees
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    No eagles for me last 2 years��




    I just got one last week the old fashion way putting in on a par 5 after a 2yr drought.



    Still no ace
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  • allen8862allen8862  33WRX Points: 0Handicap: 8Members Posts: 33 Bunkers
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    Nice! That is one of the best feelings out there. Next step is hole in 1!
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