Having never walked NM, despite forelefts constant praise of it being a good walk, I was surprised how well it set up for a nice walk. I guess I shouldnt have been considering the number of people out there walking on a perfect Tuesday evening.
As for my score, I did hit the ball pretty well, but did not pitch it too well around the greens. I made several par putts in the 3-10 foot range to help my cause. I don't remember very many tap ins. I waited until the long par 3 8th to make a bogey, and followed that up with another on 9 after a sad approach shot following a big drive.
I think on the back, despite how easy the walk was, I started to tire out. I have been playing a lot of cart golf, and after a mentally taxing day at work I started to get a little wild off the tee. I didn't keep it on the card, but I think I ended up with 77 or 78. No birdies all day was a bummer. Even though we played the back tees, I should have had a couple birdies out there.
The course definitely played fun, firm, and fast. If they got the greens rolling fast out there it would have been a heck of a time. Still enjoyed it and definitely recommend playing Nevel right now if you are looking for some nice conditions and a good time.