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2011 Ooty Golf Championship Open


We had gone to Mangalore to visit my mother's relatives. We stayed there for 2 days. Then we left to Ooty for my Ooty Tournament. Here is what we did:
Day 1
It was a long drive from Mangalore to Ooty, it is 360 Kms. We left at 5:30 a.m from Mangalore and reached our homestay at 4:00 p.m. I explored the house and then started to read my book. Here are a few pictures we had taken on the way to Ooty:

A tree with no leaves

The Beautiful Sky



After a while we went to a super market to buy a few things. Then we went to a leather shop. Over there I bought a leather belt. Then we  went to Dominos Pizza to have dinner. After that we headed back to our homestay.

Day 2 (Practise Round and much more)

I woke up at 7:15 a.m. I got ready fast and then had my breakfast. After that my sister, father and I left to the golf course for the practise round. When we reached there we first registered for the tournament and then started to play. My father came with my sister and me on the course but he did not play. We played nine holes and then we went back to our homestay. The Ooty golf course is a very hilly golf course and a little tough to play.
Then we went to a restaurant and had lunch. After we finished we went to a chocolate shop and bought some chocolates.
(Day 3 Tournament Round 1)

I woke up at 6:00 a.m and got ready. I had bread, cheese and egg for breakfast. Then we left for the golf course. We started playing at 9:00 a.m and finished 18 holes at 3:30 p.m. We had taken 2 hours extra to finish since people in front of us were playing very slowly. After I finished 18 holes I had my lunch. After that we went back to our homestay. In the evening we went to meet my mother’s friend. We came back to our homestay, had dinner and then I slept.
(Day 4 Tournament Round 2)
I woke up at 5:45 a.m and got ready fast. I had my breakfast and then left to the golf club. We played 18 holes. My score on Round 2 was better than Round 1. Round 1 – 127, Round 2- 119.

After finishing 18 holes I was a little tired. I had lunch and then we came back to the homestay.
Then we left to Coorg for our next tournament.

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  1. I missed reading this one Little Mairpady. So sorry about that.
    God Bless
    Chikks

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