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Finally got to do some “chipping” after what seems forever. Was pleased with results after 4+ months. Sent from my iPhone using MyGolfSpy

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Finally got to do some “chipping” after what seems forever.
Was pleased with results after 4+ months.IMG_3243.jpg


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what's your technique?

Driver     Awaiting NEW Driver (after 10 yrs)  
4 Wood   Callaway Big Bertha Steelhead plus 4+  :callaway-small: Callaway shaft in 'Firm' flex

Hybrid     Titleist 910H 19*    :titelist-small:   Diamana ahina 'flower' shaft in 'S'

Irons         Mizuno MP18SC 4-PW   :mizuno-small:  N.S Pro Modus3 Tour 105 in 'S'

Wedges    Callaway Mack Daddy forged in black 50* and 54*  :callaway-small:   KBS Tour in 'R'

Putter        'YES' Tracy 11 C groove 34.5"

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what's your technique?

Actually I was chipping better today than I was last summer.
Probably because I was trying not to hurt my shoulder and focused. Putter was also working.


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Left Hand, 

Driver; Ping G410 Plus

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead

Irons; Ping G410 5-SW & Mizno 919 Hot Metal 5-SW

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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Other than hitting in a few simulators over the winter, I made it to the range yesterday and hit balls for the first time since Late November. The results seemed shockingly good, for the most part. I'm wondering if the work with the Orange Whip over the winter has helped with my tempo some? Time will tell, but I am encouraged as of right now. I was primarily focused on maintaining what felt like good tempo.

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3W: :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 15* Recoil 460ES
3H, 4H: :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 19*, 23* Recoil 780ES
4-PW:  :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR HF2 Modus3 Tour 105
AW: :mizuno-small:S5 52*
SW: :cleveland-small: 588
LW: :callaway-small: MD3
Putter: :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab Marxman
Bag: :bridgestone-small: Tour B Stand Bag
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I was at the range yesterday, and did not have the best session.  I have been at the range now 4 times, and the previous 3 sessions I felt successful in being able to strike the ball in the way that I saw it in my mind,

I'm not sure what the difference was yesterday, but I could not stop striking the ball off of the heel of the club.  I adjusted my grip, stance, and even the length of back swing, but could not stop hitting the heel. 

This is the time where I become frustrated that I have only had one lesson.  I do not know enough yet to fix a swing flaw in my game when it appears. I am looking forward to scheduling a series of lessons this spring to increase the knowledge of my swing with a live instructor vs. my ignorant attempts to change my results in practice.

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Driver:    :callaway-small: Rogue 10.5° - LH - Aldila Synergy Blue 50 Stiff
Woods:   :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 3/4 Wood - Atmos Blue TS 7 Stiff
               :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 5/6 Wood - Atmos Blue TS 7 Stiff
Irons:      :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 5-GW - KBS C-Taper Lite Stiff
Wedges: :cobra-small: King Black - LH - 52° 56° 60° - KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 Stiff
Putter:     :1332069271_TommyArmour: - Impact No. 3
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Did a lot of short game practice today. Roughly 1000 shots. Practiced shots with my 58, then 54,50,pw,9,8, and hybrid. I did this from all over the short game area. Practiced high shots to tight bump and runs. Gotta build an arsenal for golf :)


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Did a lot of short game practice today. Roughly 1000 shots. Practiced shots with my 58, then 54,50,pw,9,8, and hybrid. I did this from all over the short game area. Practiced high shots to tight bump and runs. Gotta build an arsenal for golf :)


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1,000 shots, Wow. That’s about a season for me.


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Left Hand, 

Driver; Ping G410 Plus

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead

Irons; Ping G410 5-SW & Mizno 919 Hot Metal 5-SW

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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Testing Game Improvement 7 irons today and my ball striking was horrible.  Everything was either a pull hook or push.  After testing was over,  spent some time hitting irons.  I think I was standing too close to the ball and just fighting my swing.  Will find out tomorrow if my swing is any better when I test 5 irons.  

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Fairway: :titelist-small: TS3 15* set  to 16.5* w/Project X Hzardous Smoke
Hybrids:  :titelist-small: 816H1 19* set at 18* w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
                :titelist-small: 915H  21*  w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
               :titelist-small: 915H 24*  w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
Irons:      :honma:TR20V 6-11 w/Vizard TR20-85 Graphite
Wedge:  :cleveland-small: 588 54-14, 58-12
Putter:  :odyssey-small: Ten S      Backups:  :bobby-grace-1: 6330,   :EVNROLL: ER2.2,  

 

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Testing Game Improvement 7 irons today and my ball striking was horrible.  Everything was either a pull hook or push.  After testing was over,  spent some time hitting irons.  I think I was standing too close to the ball and just fighting my swing.  Will find out tomorrow if my swing is any better when I test 5 irons.  


Maybe you need some blades?

(Yes I know you were testing for the most wanted)
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21 minutes ago, Shankster said:

 


Maybe you need some blades? emoji16.png

(Yes I know you were testing for the most wanted)

 

But they were game improvement irons,  I shouldn't be able to curve them 🙂

 

 

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Driver:  :ping-small: G400 Max 9* w/ KBS Tour Driven
Fairway: :titelist-small: TS3 15* set  to 16.5* w/Project X Hzardous Smoke
Hybrids:  :titelist-small: 816H1 19* set at 18* w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
                :titelist-small: 915H  21*  w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
               :titelist-small: 915H 24*  w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
Irons:      :honma:TR20V 6-11 w/Vizard TR20-85 Graphite
Wedge:  :cleveland-small: 588 54-14, 58-12
Putter:  :odyssey-small: Ten S      Backups:  :bobby-grace-1: 6330,   :EVNROLL: ER2.2,  

 

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Doc has approved me for “chipping & putting” only. Feels really good being out on the greens again.
Have done 3 days putting only, so far the putter feels like a heavy Garden Weasel.
Going to give short chips a try tomorrow.
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It must feel good to be back out doing anything!


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Ping G410 - set at 12 degrees, fade setting - Fujikura Motore X R flex

Ping G410 5-9 wood

G30 6-PW -  Aerotech FT 500 shafts

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Worked on my driving and also my short irons. Averaged 243 with driver which is 25 yards plus longer than before SuperSpeed.

And dead straight yesterday 9/10 fairways out on the course (picked a hole and hit 10 drives)


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Ping G410 - set at 12 degrees, fade setting - Fujikura Motore X R flex

Ping G410 5-9 wood

G30 6-PW -  Aerotech FT 500 shafts

SCOR 48,52,56,60

EVNRoll ER 5

Titleist Pro VIx optic yellow with revkev stamped on them

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Worked on my driving and also my short irons. Averaged 243 with driver which is 25 yards plus longer than before SuperSpeed.


Crushing it!!!
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Driver:  :ping-small: G400 Max 9* w/ KBS Tour Driven
Fairway: :titelist-small: TS3 15* set  to 16.5* w/Project X Hzardous Smoke
Hybrids:  :titelist-small: 816H1 19* set at 18* w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
                :titelist-small: 915H  21*  w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
               :titelist-small: 915H 24*  w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
Irons:      :honma:TR20V 6-11 w/Vizard TR20-85 Graphite
Wedge:  :cleveland-small: 588 54-14, 58-12
Putter:  :odyssey-small: Ten S      Backups:  :bobby-grace-1: 6330,   :EVNROLL: ER2.2,  

 

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Worked on my driving and also my short irons. Averaged 243 with driver which is 25 yards plus longer than before SuperSpeed.

And dead straight yesterday 9/10 fairways out on the course (picked a hole and hit 10 drives)


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The SuperSpeed has done wonders for you, you’re fitness regimen has also been a benefit.
Great job Rev!


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Rick

 

 

Left Hand, 

Driver; Ping G410 Plus

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead

Irons; Ping G410 5-SW & Mizno 919 Hot Metal 5-SW

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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Worked on my driving and also my short irons. Averaged 243 with driver which is 25 yards plus longer than before SuperSpeed.

And dead straight yesterday 9/10 fairways out on the course (picked a hole and hit 10 drives)


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Impressive results from SuperSpeed.  Sounds like it worked well for you!

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Driver: :ping-small: G400 Max 9 degree Alta CB55 Stiff shaft 

Hybrids: :taylormade-small: M6 --- 3 (19 degrees), 4 (22 degrees), and 5 (25 degrees) Atmos shaft R

Irons: :callaway-small:Apex CF19 6-9, PW, AW KBS Tour Graphite  70g shafts R

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: CBX-2 52*, 56*, 60* wedges.  Stock shafts.

Putter: :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab 7S

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Beautiful day today so I took the opportunity to go work on some pitching and putting.    Didn't do much putting practice as it is aeration season her so I just worked on the gate drill for about 20 minutes.  Spent about 2 hours working on my pitching and dialing in distances.  By the end,  I was making great contact and got a pretty good feel for distance control.  

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Driver:  :ping-small: G400 Max 9* w/ KBS Tour Driven
Fairway: :titelist-small: TS3 15* set  to 16.5* w/Project X Hzardous Smoke
Hybrids:  :titelist-small: 816H1 19* set at 18* w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
                :titelist-small: 915H  21*  w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
               :titelist-small: 915H 24*  w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
Irons:      :honma:TR20V 6-11 w/Vizard TR20-85 Graphite
Wedge:  :cleveland-small: 588 54-14, 58-12
Putter:  :odyssey-small: Ten S      Backups:  :bobby-grace-1: 6330,   :EVNROLL: ER2.2,  

 

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Spent a good amount of time working on remembering what my ball flight is and how to execute that. I was having good success with my 52 and my 9 iron. About 60% success with my 7 iron and then total meltdown with my 5 iron.

Perhaps I have a mental block with my 5 iron up to my hybrid. I can’t find the tempo and consistent ball flight with them the same way I do with my 6 iron on down.


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In my :cobra-small: Ultralight Stand Bag:

Driver:    :callaway-small: Rogue 10.5° - LH - Aldila Synergy Blue 50 Stiff
Woods:   :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 3/4 Wood - Atmos Blue TS 7 Stiff
               :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 5/6 Wood - Atmos Blue TS 7 Stiff
Irons:      :cobra-small: King F9 - LH - 5-GW - KBS C-Taper Lite Stiff
Wedges: :cobra-small: King Black - LH - 52° 56° 60° - KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 Stiff
Putter:     :1332069271_TommyArmour: - Impact No. 3
Ball:        :taylormade-small: TP5x

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Hit a medium bucket (70 balls) at Hermann Park in Houston. They only have mats, but it was REALLY good to get range work in.
Took videos, and sent them to Mike Bender for a lesson! Looking forward to the feedback!


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Driver: :honma: TR20 460, :Fuji: Ventus Black 70X

Fwy: :titelist-small: TS3, 15*, Veylix Rome 888 X

Hybrid: :callaway-small: X2 Hot Pro, 20*, :Fuji: Rombax 8D07HB TM27 X

Irons: :honma:TR20 Tour P 4/5, Tour V 6-10, Dynamic Gold X100

Wedges: Vega VW-06 50*/54*/58*, Dynamic Gold S400

Putter: :seemore-small: Platinum M5 HT Mallet, 36"

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On 3/25/2019 at 8:13 AM, MaxEntropy said:

I'm wondering if the work with the Orange Whip over the winter has helped with my tempo some? 

Gonna say yes .. I am loving mine!!! (So much so that I added a second "Compact" one!)

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..Callaway XR 4H (Project X SD) and Big Bertha 19 5H (Recoil ZTR)
..PXG 0211 6i-GW (Mitsubishi MMT) 
..Cleveland CBX2 54 and CBX 60 (both Rotex graphite)
..Evnroll ER5 (33", 385g, P2 Reflex Tour)
..all in a Datrek Hybrid bag on a Bag Boy Quad XL push cart.

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Had the intention of playing an 18 hole Par 3 course about 45 minutes away (if light traffic) .. only to get there and see it's closed.... Thought they were open full time after April 1st but guess not...

So while I was down at the beach...

Walked over to the empty picnic area behind the dunes, so partially sheltered from the wind, took out the 58° and a ball and practiced some sand shots! Drew a line about an inch and a half behind the ball, set up to that, and focused on hitting the line and "splashing" the ball up. 

Hit a few ok enough but this is the weakest area of my game and still needs a LOT more work!

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WITB of an "aspiring"  😉 play-ah ...
..Tour Edge Exotics EXS 3W/HL (17*) and EXS 7W (both Tensei CK Blue)
..Callaway XR 4H (Project X SD) and Big Bertha 19 5H (Recoil ZTR)
..PXG 0211 6i-GW (Mitsubishi MMT) 
..Cleveland CBX2 54 and CBX 60 (both Rotex graphite)
..Evnroll ER5 (33", 385g, P2 Reflex Tour)
..all in a Datrek Hybrid bag on a Bag Boy Quad XL push cart.

Forum Member tester for the ExPutt Putting Simulator

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