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    Western Suburbs of Chicago

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  1. I'm looking for how the standings are calculated, - it looks like $ Won is how the positions are set - how does score to PAR fit in?
  2. Count me in - I was in the fantasy league last year and had fun.
  3. I'm playing the Sub70 TAIII forged raw irons. The reason is for the consistent distance even with when I mishit the ball. I know my distances and they inspire confidence at address. An added plus with the raw finish is that my set is unique with its finish. If you shank a ball it doesn't matter what type of club you are playing.
  4. I was hoping to give a weekly update with score cards and highlights of each round. Unfortunately life took over and I find myself only able to post this summary of the 2022 season. So here is the quick list of events that I played in along with my results. 4th event held at Ravisloe CC on 6/18/2022 D flight - overall finished in 7th place out of 11 with a score of 99, 10 shots off the lead. Highlight is I birdied a hole for a skin. 5th event at Big Run GC on 7/2/2022 D flight - overall finished in 6th place out of 13 with a score of 96, 9 shots off the lead. I won 1 skin in this round. The 6th and 7th events were the mid-season Major held on 7/16 and 7/17 2022. 6th event at Sheperd's Crook on 7/16/2022 D flight - I completed the first day in 6 place out of 9 with a score of 100, 14 strokes off the lead. 7th event at Thunderhawk Golf Club D flight - second day I tied for low round of the day with a 96, but finished in 6th place out of 9, 13 strokes off the lead with a 2 day total of 196. 8th event at Prairie Landing on 7/30/2022 D flight - I shot a 97 which was 6 shots off the lead. I finished in 5th place out of 8. 9th event held at White Deer Run Golf Club on 8/13/2022 D flight - I finished in 7th place out of 9 with a score of 104, I did birdie one hole for a skin. 10th event held at Ruffled Feathers Golf Club on 8/27/2022 D flight I finished in 6th place out of 11 with a score of 96, 9 strokes off the lead, I birdied 1 hole and won a total of 3 skins. After the front nine I was only 2 strokes off the lead with a 46, but I could not keep the momentum for the full round. 11th event held at Bowes Creek Country Club on 9/10/2022 D flight - I finished in 5th place out of 8 with a score of 102 which was 11 strokes off the lead. 12th event held at Village Links of Glen Ellyn - Final event of the regular season. D flight - I finished in 2nd place out of 7 with a total of 96 which was 6 shots off the lead. I won 1 skin and took home the second place prize money of $100.00 Overall I finished the season in 5th place overall in points out of 17 total players in D flight. With that finish I was invited to play in the Chicago Senior Amateur Tour Match Play event held at Harborside. I was seeded in 4th with a total of 8 players. The format was 3 nine hole matches. In the first match I was paired against the 5th seed, I stated strong and after 4 holes I was 4-up. Only needing to win one more hole I ended up losing 3 holes in a row starting the 8th hole I was 1-up. I finally broke the losing streak and won the 8th hole to finish 2 and 1. In the second match I was paired against the number 1 seed. I held close through 4 holes I was only 1-down, then I started my slide and by the 6th hole the match was "Dormie" and with the tie-breaker going to the highest seed, I conceded the match. The last match for me was in the consolation bracket where I won 3 and 2. My overall 5th place finish in the Chicago tour ended up qualifying me for the 2022 Senior National Championship held down at Hilton Head on October 19-20 in D flight there was a total of 81 total players. I played 2 courses Arthur Hills at Palmetto Dunes and Oyster Reef Golf Club On the first day I shot a 104 which put me in a tie for 23rd place, I felt confident going into the second round as I had shot a 96 in a practice round on the Oyster Reef course where I hit 10/14 fairways . Unfortunately my driving in the second round left me with some challenging 2nd shots and I only hit 6 out of 14 fairways and I finished with a 106 for a 2 day total of 210 which I was tied for 57th place. In my first year playing organized tournament golf I had a blast. I exceeded my expectations and showed improvement in my scoring relative to my tour. I ended up winning a good number of skins and placed in the money in 1 tournament and qualified for the season end match play and the Nationals. I met new friends and will be playing again in 2023. For anyone who thinks their game is not good enough and needs to practice more before joining a local tour, just get out there and start competing it is the only way to see how you hold up under pressure.
  5. I switched to the MAX 15" as I was tending to grip low on the 34" putter with my right index finger on the shaft. With the longer grip my fingers are now completely on the grip and I feel like my touch has improved. Over my last 5 rounds my Arccos app indicates that my putting has improved 4.6 in strokes gained.
  6. Excited to be posting on page 666. Just bought a Garsen Golf MAX 15" grip 'Garsen Golf Max 15 in   Red-Black'
  7. While running the conversions on the carry distance - noticed that for estimation, the overall distance is close to the yards of carry. 5 iron average carry = 172m = 188.1 yds ; total distance of 186m 6 iron average carry 156m = 170 yds; total distance = 167m
  8. Jamie - Congrats on finally getting the delivery. These clubs are great. I saw them at the Sub70 golf outing a couple of weeks back at and spoke with Jay @GolfSub70 as they were still waiting for the Black finish to be in stock in the U.S.A. I love the black shafts and I think you will like the raw finish as they will make your set unique. However with the laser etching of each club name, you already have the uniqueness covered. I love my TAIIIs that I picked up last year in raw, I'm letting them rust naturally rather than forcing them quickly. If I had to purchase this year I would have gone with a combo set CB/TC Here is my set in my bag:
  9. I picked Sub70 as well but I don't think they offer a laser etching so now I guess my 2nd choice was PXG
  10. I'm pulling for Cam Young - he was on my fantasy team all year. If he can't do it I'm backing Scottie Scheffler
  11. I have a shafts that were pulled from Ben Hogan Icons KBS Tour V 110 S with midsize Lamkin grips.
  12. Did a quick calculation based on 1 week left before playoffs green should be clinched playoffs based on division records, yellow is on bubble for top 15, orange need help to get into the top 15. Fade total wins wins available max possible Judge Smails 568 34 602 jddaigneault 556 34 590 Nunfa0 554 34 588 Bunker Snot 548 34 582 Hobert's Hurricanes 535 34 569 Luckylogan 510 34 544 juspoole 502 34 536 ZJBogey 494 34 528 Crossroads Golf 493 34 527 Cciciora 13 Hit it Hard 486 34 520 Dawg061 479 34 513 den748 467 34 501 Tucker_JCT 467 34 501 Nolan220 467 34 501 Chunks 449 34 483 QuigleD 430 34 464 Draw total wins wins available max possible poprocksnbirdies 650 34 684 Apolloshowl (golfspy_APH) 598 34 632 HeathS Birdie Boyzzz 575 34 609 Georgia Southern Eagles (Josh Ross) 552 34 586 How 'bout a Fresca? 547 34 581 Out of Bounds (rwagn4) 518 34 552 Spieth Impediment (mtbryant01) 516 34 550 JHigdon13 490 34 524 Grass Stains (Blueberr_Squishie) (33) 478 34 512 Just Tony Finau (cwojtowicz) 473 34 507 Stud Muffins 470 34 504 FIXYURDIVOT 462 34 496 Play 36 (Dennis K) 458 34 492 Bucky CC 443 34 477 Jfish350 440 34 474 ChiefMikeOfficer 434 34 468 Cam's Gotta Big Put 431 34 465 Getoffjylawn's Tractors 428 34 462 kahl2069 427 34 461 gobama84 423 34 457 TCUFrog 419 34 453 Gino5778 419 34 453 daviddvm 407 34 441
  13. @MyWifesSwingCoachI was planning on doing a how did I get here thread as both Ben Hogan and Sub 70 are part of the story as I used their demo clubs to select my final sets. I have a thread over in the Tour Talk - Golf Spies in Competition My senior amateur tour journey I'll see if I can find time to write up my club selection journey
  14. Going with the Sub70 TCs - checked website blacks are out of stock - I say going with RAW
  15. Sorry to hear this news, but golf is a cut throat business / game. I would definitely pick up additional clubs if they have inventory, I would love to pick up a couple of more sets of wedges and irons even if they are just the heads. I've been playing my Hogan Equalizer II wedges and 4 wood along with my Sub70 TAIIIs in my bag for the senioramateurgolftour.net events. Last month I sent in my GS53 driver for a warranty repair and got it back within 2 weeks. They had great customer service. I have my ICONs in my Hogan Bag that is used for fun rounds
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