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  1. Seems to me that many folks think a fitting is a "one and done" proposition. (Disclosure: my last iron fitting was a one and done after 4 hours including breaks and discussions.) I also recommend seeking out club fitters that have a long history applying their trade and didn't get into fitting with the advent of LM's. It's like every person/store with a LM are club fitters these days. There is one product that absolutely worked for tightening shot dispersion and that the ShotMaker. I have it my 4w but not my current driver. I had one in my SLDR but just haven't removed it (yet) and put it in my EXS. Hmmm? Sadly, the ShotMaker is no longer made and I have not been able to find any on the web. I'd buy the inventory if I could. They're that good. If anyone can find these anywhere I'd like to know about it. As far as I know Harrison doesn't make them anymore. According to Michael Chang at Harrison that is. https://mygolfspy.com/harrison-shotmaker-review/
  2. I guess I'm not with you. I can't imagine watching 30 minutes of DJ or any other golfer hitting practice balls. However, if you'd like to stay up all night I'll send you 5 minutes of me warming up on the range.
  3. Aging - growing older has never bothered me. It is what it is. Women lement aging mostly. Heck they start complaining at 30. LOL At 65 I feel good and don't have any nagging ailments, etc. (knock on wood) After a couple of days on the course I'm sore but nothing serious. Sadly, many of my golfing buddies are nursing failing knees, shoulders, elbows,... you name it. One guy who's always fancied himself (and preached to everyone else) as a fitness buff is having all sorts or issues it seems. Who knows... I may be next. Genes play a huge part in our destiny. All we can do is deal with our own circumstance and move on.
  4. I don't bother anymore. Used to put a small dot or something. If I were to play a tournament I'd mark it.
  5. How good are the betting/gambling games? does the phone sync with other players in the game if they also have the app? For users of the Free version how many games are included? I'm not interested in paying a monthly fee. EDIT: Never mind. I guess it's not available for android. Couldn't find it.
  6. I think I'll just go with blurry. LOL
  7. Other than the extreme packaging I guess it looks ok to me. I'm not a plumbers neck guy but the head looks ok. Best of luck with it.
  8. Like my friend cnosil described above. This type of wording should be on every driver and ad. Individual Results Will Vary: "You must hit the ball in the center of the face, increase your swing speed, and obtain optimal launch for our claims to be realized." That will never happen of course. Because (fill-in the rest)
  9. I think it's a good strategy. My home course is par 70 with 2 par 5's. One on each side. I've learned the best way for me to play every hole on the course. On our front par 5 I always hit driver then either a 4w, 5i, or 4 hb. Just depends on conditions and lie. I'm usually left with a 7-8i approach. On the back it's almost always my 4w or a 5i off the tee - hard dogleg left - usually dependant on wind direction. Then it's a 5i, 6, 7i layup followed with a 56* or 60* wedge.
  10. I live in a dry climate and probably play 20+ rounds with the same glove. I wear the MG Elite.
  11. Yes. And thankfully I live in Texas!
  12. How cool is that. My HS school mascot was also Rebels. Congratulations Penny! Go Rebels.
  13. No. But one of the best in the state is Keith Chatham in Kerrville. Although he's a Wishon house primarily I'd still call him. I'd assume he'd fit you into whatever. Keith's been applying his trade for 30 years. His fitting (irons) for me transformed my game. (BTW - I also worked hard on improving my swing) http://www.precisionfitgolf.com/
  14. This is an interesting topic and makes you thinks back doesn't it. To stay in top rankings year after year is a feat. Let along over a decade... or two? I'd guess like most pro sports the list of short-timers would be very long indeed. Spieth is a great example. So much accomplished in a very short period of time. I'm doubtful he'll ever return to the top. His head probably won't allow it.
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