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Hit a small bucket this morning, still working on the backswing and starting down with solid weight transfer. Things went pretty well, the less moving parts I have in the swing, the better the results!

I spent a lot of time with my 54 hitting to a target and I dropped a few right in front of it, I was really pleased with that. My aim tends to get skewed because I naturally want to set up open. The biggest thing I took away from lessons was to feel like I was pulling my right (rear) shoulder back after I took my stance, and sometimes I get forgetful and that leads to tons of bad shots.

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Putted in my living room on my putting carpet.

Ranges are closed where i am.

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3 Wood: TaylorMade RBZ 3W

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Irons: Titleist 710 AP1 5-PW Aerotek Steelfiber i110 cw S RH standard lie 

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It wasn’t the original plan but at the last minute, General Thunder? ordered Private Putter to report for indoor tempo drills.

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Well this is not good. Today I felt disconnected and could not find my swing. Almost like watching a beginner at the driving range . I was topping the ball and could not get dialed in. Now I am stressing. Everything for last few months was in order, weekly routine, drills, range time, quality ball striking and today, freaking today I look and feel like I have never played................. Got to get this fixed by weekend.  Apologies for rant. 

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Fantastic range day.

warmed up with wedges and then focused on 8/4 iron and then got to the infamous 3 wood (sim hzrdus green shaft). Shaft is AMAZING! The feel of the sim is crazy. Great pop and sound. 
It will be replacing my driver for a while. I was longer with as good of swing speed if not faster (hit 123 5 times averaged 115).

the range i go to has a back fence and I have not hit it nervermind cleared it with driver. I did both today with the 3 wood....multiple times....

needless to say when the sim drivers go down I may have to gander at them and get the hzrdus green with it

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6 hours ago, Lacassem said:

Fantastic range day.

warmed up with wedges and then focused on 8/4 iron and then got to the infamous 3 wood (sim hzrdus green shaft). Shaft is AMAZING! The feel of the sim is crazy. Great pop and sound. 
It will be replacing my driver for a while. I was longer with as good of swing speed if not faster (hit 123 5 times averaged 115).

the range i go to has a back fence and I have not hit it nervermind cleared it with driver. I did both today with the 3 wood....multiple times....

needless to say when the sim drivers go down I may have to gander at them and get the hzrdus green with it

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That sounds like good range time with the 3 wood. Hard not to use it in place of your driver with results like that. 

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Range time. Small bucket of 1/2 swings just working on turning the knuckles down, then a large bucket working through the bag. Starting to feel more normal!

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Hybrids and fairway wood at the range last night. Good workIMG_3976.PNG


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10 hours ago, PMookie said:

Range time. Small bucket of 1/2 swings just working on turning the knuckles down, then a large bucket working through the bag. Starting to feel more normal!

I need to do more half swing buckets like that. Since working with my coach on path, I'm pushing a little bit because I'm not getting the face closed enough at impact.

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Working on new set up, new grip, and new path. Feast or famine on results but it needed changed in a bad way. 

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Irons- Mizuno JPX 919 Tours with S KBS Tour shafts

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Have a member guest tomorrow so I went to a local course to hit some balls. Just worked on tempo and trying to feel shots instead of just mechanics. Had a first while I was there.

Got to the range and threw my AirPods in like I always do and about halfway through my bucket a dude walks up and starts rummaging through my bag looking at my clubs. Decides for some reason taking out my 8 iron was a good idea. I asked nicely, not so nice and then angrily to get him to leave. Dude had the balls to go inside and tell the shop I threatened him on the range. Once I explained it to the guy from the shop he got it and told me to finish my bucket and the guy will be escorted off the property. Seriously, would anyone here ever go up to someone’s bag of a person you don’t know and start grabbing clubs?


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Especially now - you should have started a hacking cough.


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Hit a local muni that has a nice short game practice area this morning, took my dozen practice ProV1's and felt my arms against my body for 50 or so pitches, then over to the practice green. My putting routine is typically to take 12 balls with the prayer drill to keep my wrists quiet and feel my body move through the ball, then another 12 with two wedges setting up a "gate" of sorts, feeling good temp and getting the ball centered on the putter face.

Then I'll set up a "windmill" of tees, 12 in total, 4 at 3', 4 at 6', and 4 at 9'. I went around each spot 4 times, and my stroke is feeling really good. To wrap up putting, I go back and forth between 2 holes roughly 30 feet apart, trying to 2-putt 10 times in a row. Finally, I chipped from a few different lies and tried to take different wedges and shots to a few different holes. Hitting little 40 foot checkers with my 60° wedge is a lot of fun, and I might be getting consistent enough with it to use it if I need it on the course! Great day of practice, feeling like the short game is really getting dialed in.

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No practice but it’s bath day!

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This is not good #2. Yall can go ahead and laugh and suggest help needed advice if you may. Help/prayers needed. 🤔

So today, good beautiful day. Went outside to practice lob wedge shots. Here's the setup. Back yard has my hitting mat to front yard golf flag/pin. No wind, again perfect weather about 85 degrees. No noise from neighbors, dogs are behaving and just watching me, wife is watering plants and doing her thing. I have about 37 yard carry/landing spot and allow ball ~6 yards to release to flag stick/pin. Its bermuda and shaggy with relatively hard soil underneath. Ball always releases in my yard. Anyway I am 30 minutes into my practice session and I have just nearly holed 4 out of my last 20 balls. Thinking, I should have went to course. I am getting a little hot/sweaty but I am OCD and keep practicing. Then the worst thing happens. I shank the freaking ball into one of my downstairs windows and the wife sees it. This is bad. Real bad. I knew I should have stopped after nearly holing out two beautiful high lob shots that kissed the flag stick/pin. But I kept on and that shank happened. I freaking never shank the ball with my wedge game. So I got the wife calmed down, will get the window fixed. But I can't get that shot out of head. And what if its permanent, like the next time I take my lob wedge it happens freaking again? Not good. I am stressing.

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5 hours ago, Lacassem said:

No practice but it’s bath day!

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I still need to get mine cleaned up too, thanks for the reminder.  
 

2 minutes ago, aerospace_ray said:

This is not good #2. Yall can go ahead and laugh and suggest help needed advice if you may. Help/prayers needed. 🤔

So today, good beautiful day. Went outside to practice lob wedge shots. Here's the setup. Back yard has my hitting mat to front yard golf flag/pin. No wind, again perfect weather about 85 degrees. No noise from neighbors, dogs are behaving and just watching me, wife is watering plants and doing her thing. I have about 37 yard carry/landing spot and allow ball ~6 yards to release to flag stick/pin. Its bermuda and shaggy with relatively hard soil underneath. Ball always releases in my yard. Anyway I am 30 minutes into my practice session and I have just nearly holed 4 out of my last 20 balls. Thinking, I should have went to course. I am getting a little hot/sweaty but I am OCD and keep practicing. Then the worst thing happens. I shank the freaking ball into one of my downstairs windows and the wife sees it. This is bad. Real bad. I knew I should have stopped after nearly holing out two beautiful high lob shots that kissed the flag stick/pin. But I kept on and that shank happened. I freaking never shank the ball with my wedge game. So I got the wife calmed down, will get the window fixed. But I can't get that shot out of head. And what if its permanent, like the next time I take my lob wedge it happens freaking again? Not good. I am stressing.

Bummer on the window but nice work prior to that! Focus on the good, block out the bad.

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9 minutes ago, aerospace_ray said:

This is not good #2. Yall can go ahead and laugh and suggest help needed advice if you may. Help/prayers needed. 🤔

So today, good beautiful day. Went outside to practice lob wedge shots. Here's the setup. Back yard has my hitting mat to front yard golf flag/pin. No wind, again perfect weather about 85 degrees. No noise from neighbors, dogs are behaving and just watching me, wife is watering plants and doing her thing. I have about 37 yard carry/landing spot and allow ball ~6 yards to release to flag stick/pin. Its bermuda and shaggy with relatively hard soil underneath. Ball always releases in my yard. Anyway I am 30 minutes into my practice session and I have just nearly holed 4 out of my last 20 balls. Thinking, I should have went to course. I am getting a little hot/sweaty but I am OCD and keep practicing. Then the worst thing happens. I shank the freaking ball into one of my downstairs windows and the wife sees it. This is bad. Real bad. I knew I should have stopped after nearly holing out two beautiful high lob shots that kissed the flag stick/pin. But I kept on and that shank happened. I freaking never shank the ball with my wedge game. So I got the wife calmed down, will get the window fixed. But I can't get that shot out of head. And what if its permanent, like the next time I take my lob wedge it happens freaking again? Not good. I am stressing.

Sorry about the window.  Just forget about the shanks.  I had a day where i was warming up for a round and shanked half the warm up bucket.   Everything turned out fine on the course.   

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7 minutes ago, ParFore74x said:

Bummer on the window but nice work prior to that! Focus on the good, block out the bad.

It's an anomaly, just keep the mental picture of those beautiful lobs in your head. 

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Struck the ball really well tonight but my short game needs lots of work 😭

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