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What do you think is more important to having a good round - getting a feel for the speed of the greens or studying the course layout?

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To have a really good round you will need both. I don't think there is any way around it. Educating yourself on the layout of the course and coming up with a game plan will help you stay focused on one shot at a time and place your ball in the best position for each shot. Having a feel for the speed of the greens should eliminate 3 putts first of all, but it should help to lower your overall putts per round as well.

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