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I just got back from playing the Golden Gate course in San Franciso. I still can't get this hole out of my head. It's one of the shortest holes on the course. It starts of with a pretty wide open hole that funnels down to some very small opening through a grove of trees. It's a slight dogleg left, but the basket sits behind several trees. So I pull my first shot and it hits the first row of trees and kicks left. No big, I still had a good look at the basket. Nope, wrong again! It hits the smallest tree there! No more than a few inches in diamiter. OK, I still have an open shot at the basket. WRONG! It kicks off a branch that was hanging down and kicks it to the right under some bushes. Now I have NO shot, but I manage to land a few feet from the basket. By this time, I'm a little torqued. So I grab the putter and flip it into the basket, well sort of. I guess I "flicked" it a little to hard. It blows through the chains and kicks out of the basket. As Charlie Brown would say AAARRRGH!!!
So that was my hole from H-E- double tooth picks!
So I could use a good laugh and would like to hear about your hell holes. Now come on. I know I'm not the only one who has had them.


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I've had higher numbers, but the 7 I took at Addison Oaks Memorial Weekend was the worst. Hole 7 is a slightly uphill hole about 250' w/ a bunch of trees (there is a pretty open line to the basket though). I teed off w/ a Krystal Buzz, let it go early, deflected off a tree 50' into the water. Next shot from the waters edge was a forehand w/ a Star Max. Hung onto it, hit a tree, deflected into the water. I was about 100' away throwing 5 (w/ the two penalties). Easy shot, threw it too high, hit a branch. Had a 40' for 6...laid up so I didn't mess it up more. So I lost two of my favorite discs, made a 7 on a deuce hole, while my nephew did make a deuce.
actually hole 9
My whole experience at the MN Majestic in 08 was awful in terms of my play. The tourny is great, but those courses, but especially Blue Ribbon Pines tore me up. I was playing flawlessly when my perfect turnover over water to that rock enclosed green hit a rock that was 5 ft over the water and proceeded to roll backward into it. I was flabberghasted. I lost focus and started playing fearful golf after that and it was all down hill. I took 3 8s on the course and a 7. I had another favorite disc go into the water after what I thought was a perfect shot...hit one nearly invisible twig and dropped to the pond. That one that is lined with pines there that you've probably all seen if you watched the majestic videos (and I recommend them) really ripped me up for one of those 8s. I thought I was going to play two safe roc shots...nope, griplock, fairway pitch, late release, fairway pitch, griplock, fairway pitch, jump putt, tap in. I should have thrown a sidewinder down the fairway as far as possible, pitched, approached and putted. Hardly anyone carded a 3 there, even in the pro divisions. It's just hard to stay on the fairway even if you throw the putter.
I took a triple circle nine to start a tourney once. I threw a hyzer over the O.B. and hit a tree, then did it again two more times before clearing it, then had a pretty good upshot and putt. It blows to be six over after your first hole. LMAO
#11 at Burke Lake Park DGC in Burke, VA. Medium length downhill hole that has an open tee with a basket nestled in the back of a small grove of tall trees.

I usually hit a tree on the outside edge of the grove, but not on this VERY windy day. I threw it low and hard and it skipped back to within ten feet of the hole. I was a n00b at the time, and I probably had never deuced #11 before. I took my time with my putt, but just as I let it go (a LIIIIIIITTLE bit high!) the wind picked up quickly and lifted my disc right up over the basket and just on the other side about two feet away. I was mad at myself, and instead of just taking a swipe at the chains with my disc, I picked it up and flicked it at the basket in disgust, and I hit it - the OUTSIDE of the front edge of the basket. Lesson learned. I wrote down a "4" and walked to the next tee.

That was the last time I ever got ticked off on the golf course.
I carded a 9 on hole # 15 long at La Mirada's Masters.
All I remember is I had an 11 on a rec. par 4 hole once.Terrible. My worst score since then has been no greater than a 6 on any hole,big improvment.
I love these kinda holes, especially in tourneys.... if you have any weakness in your mental game, holes like these ones can psyche people out. I don't stress too much in tourneys so it gives me a chance to pick up a few strokes on other players in my division.
I remember now after reading all these horror stories. Almost had it purged out of my memory and WHAM it comes back to me. The Memorial at Vista del Camino (Shelly Sharpe) a few years back. I can't play this two years in a row. The first temp hole after the main course accross the road. I think it's 1000 feet long. I went OB 3 times and missed a short putt for a 10. Never had double digits before or after. Killer hole. Dumb mistakes.
Seen a Guy at the Worlds in 92 , card a 12 with 4 water shots.
holy crap...thats rough. I believe my best is a 10, back in '99 @ hudson mills monster course (monster hole)
My worst hole came during the 2008 Alaska state championship,we were 3 holes into the 2nd round when while looking for a fellow golfers shot into the thick devilsclub.i had brought a machete just for the devilsclub i was leaning down to look under the broadleafs of the devilsclub when the branch my left hand was on broke and my right index finger slid down the machete blade opening a big slice ,we found his disc and i proceded to throw my tee drive ,my throwing hand was slippery from blood and i ended up throwing out of bounds 4 times on the same hole for a lovely quad circle 11....p.s i came back the next day to complete my win as the alaska 2008 rec division champ


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