Casa Trip Day 6 – Heading Home

Travel day today, but we had planned enough time to get in a final round at the Teeth before catching our shuttle to the Punta Cana airport for our flights home. Well, that’s what was planned . . . Continue reading


Casa Trip Day 5 – Stableford Final

Awesome dinner at Potbelly Sushi last night down at the Marina.  It was a late night and we had early tee times today (Saturday).  I arrived at the breakfast buffet at 6AM only to discover it did not open until 6:30.  With a 7:40 tee time at Dye Fore – a 20 minutes shuttle ride away – we were going to cut it close again.  Tomorrow is the last day of the trip and our final round at Teeth of the Dog, but today is the closing round of the Stableford Tournament.

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Golf, Personal

Casa Trip Day 4 – Back to Dye Fore

After a wonderful dinner at the Beach Club last night, the 10 of us teed it up on Dye Fore for Day 2 of the trip’s Stableford Tournament.  We just made the times and had no opportunity to warm-up, hit any shots or practice any putts.  It was right to the tee on Chavon and go!  It was going to take a few holes just to get loose. Continue reading


Casa Trip Day 3 – The “Tourney” Begins

We teed it up Thursday Morning to begin the 3-day Stableford Tourney in Casa De Campo.  With 10 players on the trip, the top 4 players based on their final position in relation to their quota will get paid.  A player’s quota of points each day is 36 minus the player’s handicap.  My quota is 33 points daily.

The Teeth was severely over-booked by the resort and the round lasted almost 5 hours with long waits on each shot.  Most of the par 3’s had 2 or 3 groups backed up.  Even with that, I played well until the last hole – more on that later. Continue reading