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Chickasaw Pointe Golf Club

Chickasaw Pointe Golf Club in Kingston, OK

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Greg and I

The Stats

Tee Time: September 8, 2011, 11:45, 88 F, Breezy

Designer: Randy Heckenkemper, 1999

Playing Partners: Greg Ryan

Tees: Blue (70.8 rating/122 slope/6,390 yards)

Course Handicap: 9 (8.7 index)

Stats: 88 (44-44); 38 putts; 6/14 fairways; 6/18 greens; 3 penalty strokes

The Course

Chickasaw Pointe Golf Club in Kingston, OK is ranked the 2nd best public course in Oklahoma by Golfweek. And at about 20% of the cost of #1 Karsten up in Stillwater, this municipal course about an hour out of Dallas brings a lot of fun and lovely scenery. Once again we played in the middle of the week on a hot day, so the course was empty of players and meant we could go at our own pace.

So I figured I would open with a birdie at the generously short, 500-yd par 5 1st hole. Any decent tee shot left a good shot at reaching in two, which I did with a 5-wood to about 20 feet and started my day off just missing my first eagle. More courses should open up this graciously, then bring the real goods later on. As important as it is to get a good warmup on the range, I still have not been able to translate that over to a good first hole or two. Continue reading