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  • n. Plural form of flagstick.


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  • Mother Nature teed up plenty of golf Thursday in the British Open, thrashing the Lancashire Coast with chilling rain and bracing winds that whipped up whitecaps on the Irish Sea and bent flagsticks at Royal Birkdale.

    Mother Nature scheduled the best tee times in the afternoon

  • We feel prematurely nostalgic for Waveland in the winter, with the broken branches for flagsticks.

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  • At Garlenda, there was a breeze from the direction of the oceanyou could taste the salt in itbut the sunlight was what I think of as Italian sunlight: a yellow-gold that dusts the blades of grass and glints off the bunker rakes and flagsticks and has such an intensity that it feels capable of drying a soaked shirt in thirty seconds.

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  • The only concessions to speed were that no one could post scores higher than double-bogey and flagsticks could remain in the cup during putting.

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  • '' I don't think there's any way to Tiger-proof any golf course these days, short of pulling out the flagsticks. ''

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  • Norman put six strokes between him and Nick Faldo over the first three rounds of the Masters as he showed the kind of patience that pays off at Augusta National - going for position instead of flagsticks, waiting for opportunities instead of trying to create them.

    Norman can't hold lead in final round

  • Anyway, the flagsticks at Royal Cinque Ports were bent over at the waist and making noises like a motorboat's outboard engine as the flags snapped, crackled and popped.

  • The only wind gauges you really needed, however, were the flagsticks at the nearby Royal Cinque Ports Club, where I was doing some deep research on early-morning links golf conditions in the area.

  • Tournament officials tucked flagsticks in precarious spots and gave "ball down" orders after three days of "lift, clean and place."

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  • It's how the wind blows and where the flagsticks are located.


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