Round 1-edit round 4

Won my group of 9 by 15 yards to advance at 374.

5 of 6 in grid. Won’t lie. I am a little nervous. Probably good.

In round 2 wasn’t quite as good but enough to advance. Next round 5 hitters for 2 spots in world finals, other 3 to losers bracket for 1 spot.

Different contest, same problem. Out of shape and wear down. Not an excuse, I take responsibility for not preparing better. Hitting fine.

Hit fine again. No more lolly gagging. I am one if the top in the sport, but I am not in good enough physical shape to survive the multiple rounds. Just like the world championship. I got shorter as the competition moved on.

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9 Comments

  1. Andrew from Belgium

    Cool Monte – been looking for results – just stay cool and swing hard – we are all behind you!

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  2. mukster

    Adrenaline, nature’s own deer antler! Good luck.

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  3. Andrew from Belgium

    If not quite in good shape why not hit only two or three balls per round if that is enough to advance. Hitting 24+ balls in an hour or two must be pretty hard work.

    Alternatively run 10 miles a day 🙁

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  4. Jimmy B

    You can do it.!!

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  5. Geoff Dickson

    Quick tip: A cheap/effective way to freshen up and/or aid recovery is hot-cold baths or showers.

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  6. Jimmy B

    This is off the subject but did anyone see the Interview today at the Honda with Nicklaus and Johnny Miller. Jack made some very poignant statements.
    A golfer has to know his swing and be able to make changes in the middle of the round if need be and that he did those things in majors.

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  7. Jimmy B

    Actually I was on the subject, Monte was verbalizing his swing thoughts and conditioning shortly after competing. With out HH / DL / or any of the others there to help him. Congrats

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    • Mike Divot

      With that kind of help, he would have broken his neck going for 400!

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      • Jimmy B

        You are so correct….!!!

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