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Elizabeth Gentile

The Island Green

Darien, Connecticut, USA

June 17, 2005 at 4:15 p.m. EST

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© 2005 Elizabeth Gentile, All Rights Reserved.

Caption

Water, friend or foe?

On the golf course water adds beauty to and defines the hole and gives it character. As we admire it we also must beware and not forget that water is a hazard. It can swallow our golf balls, stealing them from our sight, indiscriminately and mercilessly raising our scores in the process. We are all victims of its playful ways, the good and the bad. It makes no difference to the Water what your handicap may be - only good shots and lucky shots escape its insatiable appetite. Yes, look how beautiful and peaceful it appears... the unwary are beguiled by Water but all will fall victim to it eventually - never to be charmed again by its soothing disguise.

Ah, Wee Burn, you'll not get me again! Off to practice I go!

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Another view of the Island Green golf hole

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Location

USA-Canada / USA-Connecticut

Lat: 41° 05' 14" N
Long: 73° 30' 00" W

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Precision is: Unknown / Undeclared.

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Equipment

Nikon D70, 10.5mm Nikkor Fisheye lens, Manfrotto tripod with Jasper Pano Head II
Nikon Capture, Photoshop, Realviz Stitcher, CubicConverter, QTPro and VRPrep

Where is this?

This is the 16th hole at Wee Burn (translation "small stream") Country Club in Connecticut, USA. A caddy friend of mine, Tom, once told me that this was the first island green built in the US. Island greens are found all over now so this must have some significance...The hole is a short one, a drive and a wedge for me (most of the time) but the green is shallow from front to back and the front slopes down at the edge and requires an accurate iron shot in or a well placed pitch.
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