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Well, my mom called and Dad had a stroke.  After the ER he spent 4 days in one hospital, then he was transferred to another hospital for rehab.  He was there for 2 weeks, and came home last Tuesday.  I live about 300 miles away and came to take care of him because my mom is not able to do it by herself.  I'm an only, so no help there.  

 

Not sure how long this will be, but he needs to get some strength and coordination back in his right arm and leg.  Once we get into a routine, I may be able to slip out for a quick nine.

We don’t stop playing the game because we get old; we get old because we stop playing the game.”

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Strength to you and hopes for a quick recovery for your dad.

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Adams Pro a12 23*, Matrix Ozik Altus (S)
PING i20 5-PW, TT DG S300, 1.5* flat (purple dot)
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I'm sorry to hear that Kenny! I hope that he is able to make some quick strides rehabing his right side. I will keep your family in my prayers.

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Fairway Metal- Tour Edge Exotics XCG7 Beta 3W 13* w/ Matrix 7m4 X 42.5"

Utility- Mizuno MPH5 1 iron w/ Aldila RIP 85X (depending on course/ conditions)

Irons- Mizuno MP-18 FLI HI 3i and 4i w/ KBS C-taper lite X
          Mizuno MP59 5i and 6I w/ PX 6.5

          Mizuno MP69 7i-PW w/ PX 6.5

Wedges- Scratch 8620 Driver/Slider set.  50*, 56* bent to 55* w/ rifle spinner shafts

                and Titleist Vokey 60* M grind

Putter- Never Compromise Dinero Mogul
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Terribly sorry to hear about this..  Hope things improve quickly!!

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Driver -   Ping G410 Plus 9° Tour 65 S
Fairway -  :srixon-small: Z785 13.5° Tensei CK Pro Orange 70 S

2 Iron - :srixon-small: ZU65 18° AeroTech SteelFiber 110icw S

Irons -  :srixon-small: Z785  TTDG IT S400 3,5-Pw 1° flat
Wedges - :cleveland-small: RTX4 Raw 50° 54° 58°  TTGDTI S400 1° flat

Putters -   Odyssey Toulon Stroke Lab Austin/Nike  Method Converge B1-01 UST Frequency Filter/Odyssey 2 Ball DFX/ TaylorMade Spider
Tour Black / Ping Anser F/ Scotty Cameron TeI3 Sole Stamp Newport 2. All with different grips, weights, and lengths.
 

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My hopes and prayers are with you buddy. 

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Fairway Wood: :nike-small: Nike Covert 2.0 Tour KK 60g Stiff
Hybrids:   :nike-small: Nike Covert 2.0 Tour KK Stiff

Irons:    :taylormade-small: R-11s KBS Stiff. 

Wedges:  :cleveland-small:  Cleveland 588 Rotax  56*

               Some no name 60* I got at Goodwill for $5

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Ball: :bridgestone-small: :e7, normally. If not, whatever I found while looking for mine in the Tall Grass
Bag :Birdies for the Brave Org.14 Desert Camo 

Shoes : Oakley Cipher 2

                 Addidas Adizero One Wd

                 Nike Lunar Control

                 6 other pair "just in case"

 

Founder: Texas BBQ Curtain (according to Jdiddyesquire)

 

Favorite #TOURSAUCE Move:  signing a ball and tossing it to a non existent fan as I walk back to cart. 

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Sorry to hear that Kenny. I'm praying for a heathy and speedy recovery for your Dad!

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Driver - Tour Edge Exotics XCG 7 Beta w/ Paderson shaft 44"

Fairway Metal - :nike-small: Vapor Fly 15* w/ Mitsubishi Tensei CK Blue 65F 43"

Irons - :taylormade-small: SLDR 4i-pw w/ KBS Tour C-Taper 90S

Wedges - :edel-golf-1: 54* and 58* Digger grind

Putter - :scotty-cameron-1: 2015 GoLo 3 33"

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Wish him a quick recovery and lots of strength!!!

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:taylormade-small: JetSpeed 5W 19* w/ Matrix Velox T 69 S OR :adams-small: Super LS 3H 19* w/ Kuro Kage Black 80 S
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:titelist-small: Vokey SM7 50/08F, 54/14F & 58/08M w/ Modus3 115 Wedge
:EVNROLL: ER1 34" w/ SuperStroke Fatso 2.0
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Best wishes to your family Kenny!

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Driver:   :callaway-small: Epic 10.5 set to 9.5 w/ Tour AD-DI 44.5

FW:   :cobra-small: F6 baffler set at 16º

Hybrid:  NONE
Irons:   :taylormade-small:  3i 2014 TP CB  4-PW 2011 TP MC w/ TT S400

Wedges:   :nike-small: 52º :nike-small: 56º  :edel-golf-1: 60 º w/ KBS C-Taper XS Soft-stepped

Putter:   :ping-small: Sigma G Tyne 34 inches Gold dot

 

 

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By all means Kenny, take care of your Father.

 

I will say some prayers for your family.

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Driver: Tour Edge Exotics EXS w/Mitsubishi ck Blue regular shaft BACKUP DRIVER: Cobra F8 w/Mitsubishi ck Blue regular shaft  Fairways:  Cobra King F8 3W(14.5*) & 5W(18.5*) w/Mitsubishi ck Blue regular shaft Hybrids: Tour Edge CBX 119 4H(22*)  with Project X Evenflo regular shaft Irons: Wilson Staff D7 5 - PW w/Recoil 460 regular shafts Wedges: Wilson D7 GW(50*) & SW(54*) w/Recoil 460 regular shafts; Cleveland RTX Zipcore(58*) w/True Temper Spinner Wedge steel shaft  Putter: 33" Slotline SSi 693 mid mallet Bag: Cobra Ultralite Cart Bag(Peacoat Blue).

 

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Hoping for the best for you and the family.

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Driver -  :taylormade-small: M1 9.5* w/ Aldila Rogue Silver 70X

Fairway -   :taylormade-small: M1 5W 19* w/ Aldila Rogue Silver 70X

Hybrids -   :ping-small: G25 4H 23*

Irons -  :mizuno-small: JPX 850 Forged 4-PW w/ Nippon N.S. Pro 1150S

Wedges - :mizuno-small: S5 50*07, 54*12, 58*12 w/ Nippon N.S. Pro 1150S

Putter - Oddyssey Metal-X #7 w/ SuperStroke Pistol GT 2.0

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Many thanks guys. I appreciate it very much.

 

It's a struggle trying to keep Dad's spirit up. He has improved greatly since he had the stroke, but he thinks he should be much improved in just days. This will take longer than that. Since that part of the brain no longer functions, other parts of the brain has to learn how to control the body.

 

I can understand his frustration. My brain used to know how to swing a club correctly, but now it seems like I'm learning all over again!

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We don’t stop playing the game because we get old; we get old because we stop playing the game.”

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Sorry my friend. Sometimes a quick 9 is a good way to escape and put things in perspective in a case like this. (When I didn't get a job and got passed over on one that's right where I went.)

In this case, just remind him of baby steps. Look where you were a week ago compared to today. My advice is be there and understand it's tough, but don't be afraid to leave if you have to get some air. The worst thing that you can do is lose yourself in the madness of the times, sometimes escaping and coming back is the only way to tackle issues.

 

Also I wish him my best for his recovery.

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Wood: :callaway-small:  GBB 3 Wood
Hybrid: :callaway-small: Razr 4 hybriid stiff stock shaft.
Irons: :callaway-small: X2 Hot 4 iron (pro version) 5 iron - Gap Wedge (non pro version).  KBS 120g Shaft stiff cut 1/2  inch bent 1°upright
Wedges: :vokey-small: 52° 56° and 60°.
All grips are Golf pride grips midsized
Putter (lefty):  Odyssey Metal-X #8 34", stock shaft bent 2° Superstroke grip
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Hope the best for him.

 

We moved my mom in with us who has M.S. to help my sister take care of her. It wasn't easy. She got to the point after getting sick and almost dying that there was no way to do it at home anymore. That's tough too.

 

But for a stroke, I've seen a guy who's son I worked with, recover from one that really messed him up. It doesn't happen overnight, but he's back where you wouldn't know it happened. So if he can be mentally prepared to be patient and expect it to be a process that takes some time, he'll get there. I haven't been through that with someone myself. But I was surprised at how well someone can recover from something so devastating.

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That sux. Strokes can be cruel. It's one of those things that just aren't fair. I hope the best for your father and strength to make his comeback.

You will have to just go out and take 9 here and there, it's a great stress relief ..

 

Godd luck mate....

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:cobra-small: F8 5/6 wood on Aldila NxT GEN MLT R

:Hogan: Combo iron set -8,9,per Icon 5,6,7 PtxPro 4-UiHi on Recoil 780 ES f4 Stiff shafts (best clubs ever)

:benhogan-small: Equalizer 50°, 54°, 60° wedges on Recoil 780 f4

 :EVNROLL: ER3 34”

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That sux. Strokes can be cruel. It's one of those things that just aren't fair. I hope the best for your father and strength to make his comeback.

You will have to just go out and take 9 here and there, it's a great stress relief ..

Godd luck mate....

This is great advice. I always advise care givers to take care of themselves. I'm so sorry that I missed this thread. If you wanted me to include your Dad on our prayer chain and also in the congregational prayers, send me a PM with his name and it's done. I've just said a prayer for your family already.

 

As a word of encouragement strokes are difficult things but people do recover from them.. Handel had a massive stroke about three years prior to writing the Messiah. That's the Oratorio that the Hallelujuah Chorus comes from for those who don't know it. There were no Physical or Occupational therapists back then and medicine was basically restricted to sticking a leach on it.

 

I pray that your Dad has that type of recovery.

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Ping G410 5-9 wood

G30 6-PW -  Aerotech FT 500 shafts

SCOR 48,52,56,60

EVNRoll ER 5

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Thanks again to all of you guys. Dad had never been in a hospital until a couple of years ago. He's 84. So, he just doesn't like not being able to get around like he used to. That's what depressing him. But he is making improvement, just not as fast as he would like.

 

I am going to see if I can get out on a course tomorrow. We have an in-home therapy coming in the morning and I should be able to leave while they're here. There's a course in Corvallis, OR, Trysting Tree, and the pro is from my town in WA State. Might go say HI.

 

Keep up the posts guys. Reading them gives me something to do during the day. Regarding the last couple of weeks, try to keep them non-confrontational please. Humor is an added bonus!

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We don’t stop playing the game because we get old; we get old because we stop playing the game.”

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