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Firebird

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About Firebird

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  • Birthday 10/21/1958

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Melbourne, Australia
  • Interests
    Golf, Fishing, Kayaking, Flying (not allowed to anymore)
  • Handicap:
    19.2
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  1. Hey dudes, When I was ill it was recommended that I use graphite shafts to minimise the vibration which certainly helped and allowed me to at least finish 18 holes most of the time. However I really like the lack of feel this shafts provide. Now that I have recovered I decided that it was time to see how much difference there is between Graphite and Steel S300 shafts. The only choice was Topflite Tour Irons or Wilson Blades. I looked at both and figure with the way I play today, blades were not the option. A few this to note, the clubs are traditionally lofted so 3 is 21* the 7 is 34
  2. When someone re-releases that song The Streak but changes the words... Well the call him the cheat Shiftiest golf golfer on two feet He's as bent as he can be and Pay no head to the constabulary So that is why they call P Reed the cheat.
  3. Would also check out the latest Wilson Staff Irons, the reviews on them are extremely positive.
  4. If I was buying now, I would be looking at a mix set of Mizunos. JPX921 Forged 3-7 and MP20 8-AW. Gives you the best of both world - forgiving where you need it 3-7 irons and feel for you approach shots.
  5. One that does not ask what your problem is but watches you swing and then outlines a solution to what he has identified.
  6. I have really wide feet and have orthotics and the only shoes I find that fit are FJ. I suggest you look for the SL Pro when they are on special. I paid $129AUD for mine and they have lasted more than 2 years. Most comfortable golf shoe that I have ever worn.
  7. Never really thought about having to stop playing in winter because of snow. It would be really hard to find a white golf ball.
  8. The data is copied directly from MSG Ball Comparison 2019.
  9. Good and maybe good news with regard to my finger. Good news it that it is healing nicely, as the skin above the joint was starved of blood for a short period the other layer went black and when the skin eventually peeled of the skin underneath was really tender and is still quite sensitive but is getting less and less every week. Since getting back playing my handicap as dropped 2 strokes in 4 weeks. I used to enjoy being a bandit.
  10. Will try to make a video but will have to wait till the new year.
  11. Another option would be to decrease you AOA as it really has an effect on launch angle. I used to and sometimes still do have a steep AOA which used to mean that my miss was a pull draw and my launch angle on my 10.5* Driver was 4-5* - not great. When I got my new set of clubs it came with a 18* hybrid and it took some getting used to. I used to only hit my driver every now and then because I found I was hitting my 3 wood almost as far and more consistently. Nowadays I still hit down on my irons but know where near as bad. As far as Woods, long irons and hybrids I now sweep them or hit sl
  12. Epic Flash 3 Wood and a new back, shoulders and neck.
  13. I sat beside the MD of Acushnet ANZ at a charity event and we had a really interesting discussion on golf balls. I asked him about using balls that had been in the water and he said that it depended on the type of cover, if the cover is scuffed and the quality of the water. A Urethane covered ball like Pro V in clean water should be still ok for 5-7 days, however if the water is polluted or acidic then it could be as little a 8-12 hours. He also said that scuff marks break the seal and will allow water to penetrate the cover much quicker. Fusablend/Lonomer will last allot longer in water but a
  14. Seed 001 - which is one of the ball I play anyway. Tis the closet ball I have found to a Pro V and is 2/3 the price. I would guess the non Taylormade sponsored Pros would go Bridgestone.
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