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Sat 3 Nov 18 #1 
BBandicoot
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Whether it is blazing or freezing on your side of the globe, the weather is always perfect in Pebble Beach, California.

Thanks to helpful suggestions from Chooky and Tallyho, the Pro-AM is on!

This will run like a regular Factacular Golf tournament with each golfer receiving 18 holes (10 question random brainoffs) over the course of 4 days. The individual with the lowest/best golf score at the end will win the individual championship.

However, golf isn't golf without a sidepot. Using recent Decathlon scores, players will be matched into teams of two for the Pro-Am portion of the tournament. No additional brainoffs will be sent, the teammates' golf scores for each of their 18 regular holes will just be added together. The team with the lowest/best golf score at the end will win the Pro-Am.

Various trophies and prizes will be available in both competitions.

I'll be working the swim-up bar and enlisting help with other drinking related beach activities.

Scoring will all be golf scoring:

Condor: 2500 (-4)
Albatross: 2250-2499 (-3)
Eagle: 2000-2249 (-2)
Birdie: 1500-1999 (-1)
Par: 1000-1499 (+0)
Bogey: 500-999 (+1)
Double Bogey: 250-499 (+2)
Triple Bogey: 1-249 (+3)
Quadruple Bogey: 0 (+4)

 

I will definitely be playing at least the singles this time. Hope to see you all at the first tee and perhaps at the 19th hole as well.  




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Sat 3 Nov 18 #2 
Helen McKenzie (online)
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Im in and upgrading golf cart to dune buggy for the beers




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Sat 3 Nov 18 #3 
sally906
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I’m in - is There room for wine in that dune buggy?  Or Ginger beer - I like ginger beer 




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Sat 3 Nov 18 #4 
mapmaker
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Sat 3 Nov 18 #5 
tallyho
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I’m in




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Sat 3 Nov 18 #6 
Seve
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Looking forward to a tough course layout!




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Sat 3 Nov 18 #7 
shortbreadforme27
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Another Ryder Cup for us Europeans, Im in.




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Sun 4 Nov 18 #8 
JMK
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I am in.




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Sun 4 Nov 18 #9 
Helen McKenzie (online)
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We can supply both Sally




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Sun 4 Nov 18 #10 
vepa1943
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In please, thank you!




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Sun 4 Nov 18 #11 
Bryn middleton
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I'm in please.  Just off to the driving range, by way of a half dozen pubs...




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Sun 4 Nov 18 #12 
Ruby Franks
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Yes please. 




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Mon 5 Nov 18 #13 
rmcmanus
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Although I have no understanding of the rules, please sign me up




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Mon 5 Nov 18 #14 
Java
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I'm in.

 




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Mon 5 Nov 18 #15 
bertie
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Mon 5 Nov 18 #16 
Nemesis
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Mon 5 Nov 18 #17 
Quiz3000
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Mon 5 Nov 18 #18 
BBandicoot
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@rmcmanus This one should be pretty uncomplicated! No scores dropped or averages, just simple addition for the pro-am. And all regular golf scoring and stroke play this time (I must have been feeling kind).

Golfers

  1. Helen McKenzie
  2. Sally906
  3. BBandicoot
  4. Mapmaker
  5. Tallyho
  6. Seve
  7. Shortbreadforme27
  8. JMK
  9. Vepa1943
  10. Bryn Middleton
  11. Ruby Franks
  12. Rmcmanus
  13. Java 
  14. Bertie
  15. Nemesis 
  16. Quiz3000



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Mon 5 Nov 18 #19 
BBandicoot
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Wicked field so far!!! Expecting some wild scoring and interesting Pro-Am combos.




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Fri 9 Nov 18 #20 
BBandicoot
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Signup open for 2 more days :)




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Sat 10 Nov 18 #21 
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Sat 10 Nov 18 #22 
philgreek
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Sun 11 Nov 18 #23 
BBandicoot
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Golfers

  1. Helen McKenzie
  2. Sally906
  3. BBandicoot
  4. Mapmaker
  5. Tallyho
  6. Seve
  7. Shortbreadforme27
  8. JMK
  9. Vepa1943
  10. Bryn Middleton
  11. Ruby Franks
  12. Rmcmanus
  13. Java 
  14. Bertie
  15. Nemesis 
  16. Quiz3000
  17. Allan R. Matthes
  18. Philgreek



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Sun 11 Nov 18 #24 
BBandicoot
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Signup is now closed! Pro-Am pairings and first day schedules to come shortly.




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Sun 11 Nov 18 #25 
BBandicoot
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Pro-Am Pairings

Nemesis & Helen McKenzie

Ruby Franks & Philgreek

Seve & Sally906

Vepa1943 & Tallyho

Quiz3000 & JMK

BBandicoot & Java

Shortbreadforme27 & Allan R. Matthes

Rmcmanus & Bryn Middleton

Mapmaker & Bertie

 
done by recent Decathlon results. Sorry Java, you are stuck with me again.



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Mon 12 Nov 18 #26 
Ruby Franks
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I'm delighted to be in the Greek team for another tournament. But why do we never get any Greek questions?




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Mon 12 Nov 18 #27 
Java
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It's okay BB. (Say the last line in 'Casablanca'.)




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Mon 12 Nov 18 #28 
BBandicoot
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I do believe... "this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship!"

 




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