I went to the home of my friend, Rick, and he has an amazing golf simulator that I was able to use to practice with my friends, Shawn, Rick, Andrew, and Brent. Also, Amber and I flew to Seattle to attend a workshop, and we ended up discovering Golf at Newcastle, which is the most amazing public country club and golf course. It overlooks a beautiful view of the city and even had a roaming bagpipe player when we made it to the 18th hole at sun down celebrating a wedding and tournament.
There is 36 holes of championship golf, and we played 18 holes at the China course on Friday, July 21, and then the Coal course on Saturday, July 22. The weather was super awesome. On the first day of golf, there was both great weather and awesome shade. It was one of the most fun days that I’ve had all year and a great chance to connect with my wife while having a great time at one of the most beautiful places I’ve played golf.
On day 1, Amber shot a 103 and I shot 108 for China course, which has a nice view of the city on some of the back 9; whereas on day 2, the Coal course had nice city views and I shot 104 and Amber 115.
Random stat: Amber and I both got par on different holes, and Amber also got a 50 yard pitch into the hole that was very impressive; the consistency of our drives and shots has improved immensely.