First impressions of Bandon Dunes on a sunny and windy day on the Oregon coast. An authentic walking links without pretension. Bandon encompasses the complete natural look and feel of the coastal elements with a touch of wind to add some uncertainty. Plenty of unexpected bounces to accept and unrelenting hazards to avoid. Links golf is about acceptance, patience, and perseverance. For a links afficianados, Bandon Dunes is the real deal.
Practice Center-Shorty’s Signal-this side of the range is closed today.
The Jaw Dropping Vistas
Pretty As A Painting-with all the seaside elements-furry mounds, sod-wall bunker, sea grass, and wind exposure.
Still Life With Rake
Drift Wood-from Hawaii?
Dwarf pines and gorse accent the links.
Misdirection-How do you get to this flag on ten?
Simple Challenge-avoid the pot and hold it on the table top….and account for the wind influence.
A Reflective Shade Tree Moment
An Environmental Forced Carry-then negotiate the roller coaster green.
The Motley Crew
Justin, Moe, Kathy, Marla, Alan, and Dave
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