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What's one thing you've done or implemented that has changed your game and taken you through a plateau in your golf game?

 

It could be going back to a trusty putter, getting a new coach, custom fitting, etc.

 

Hopefully this thread can be a crowdsourcing of ideas and best practices!

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Lessons to eliminate my ott move + how to hit a draw

 

It moved my angle of attack with the driver from - 5 to almost neutral and my launch numbers from

 

7* and 3400 rpms

To

11 and and 2500 rpms

 

Gained about yards of carry (255 to 265) and over 20 yards of total distance off the tee with those changes.

 

Gained another 10 yards off carry when I got fitted into my m1 and got my numbers to 12 and 2200

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In my :mizuno-small: BR-D4 Stand Bag

:ping-small: G410 LST 9* Tour AD BB 6X
:ping-small: G410 LST 14.5* Tour AD DI 7X
:titelist-small: 818 H2 20* Tour AD DI 85X
:mizuno-small: MP20 HMB 4 Tour AD 95X
:mizuno-small: JPX 919 Tour 5-PW Oban CT 115 X(-)
:titelist-small: Vokey SM7 49F - 54S - 59D
Putter ?????
:bridgestone-small: Tour B X
 
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Initial Driver Speed on Provided Monitor: 109 MPH
 
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DST Compressor hands down for me.

This was huge in helping me with my iron striking. #2 for me after the changes I made above

In my :mizuno-small: BR-D4 Stand Bag

:ping-small: G410 LST 9* Tour AD BB 6X
:ping-small: G410 LST 14.5* Tour AD DI 7X
:titelist-small: 818 H2 20* Tour AD DI 85X
:mizuno-small: MP20 HMB 4 Tour AD 95X
:mizuno-small: JPX 919 Tour 5-PW Oban CT 115 X(-)
:titelist-small: Vokey SM7 49F - 54S - 59D
Putter ?????
:bridgestone-small: Tour B X
 
SuperSpeed Forum Tester
Initial Driver Speed on Provided Monitor: 109 MPH
 
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1. Working with my pro/instructor/coach. 2. And buying clubs fit and built just for me.

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My Sun Mountain bag currently includes:   TWGTLogo2.png.06c802075f4d211691d88895b3f34b75.png 771CSI 5i - PW and TWGTLogo2.png.06c802075f4d211691d88895b3f34b75.png PFC Micro Tour-c 52°, 56°, 60 wedges

                                                                               :755178188_TourEdge: EXS 10.5*, TWGTLogo2.png.06c802075f4d211691d88895b3f34b75.png 929-HS FW4 16.5* 

                                                                                :edel-golf-1: Willimette w/GolfPride Contour

 

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Moving to a golf course, getting a cart, and being to play much more often.

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Driver: :callaway-logo-1: Epic SZ w/ VA Composites Raijin 65 04

3w: :taylormade-small:'16 M2 hl w/ Diamana D+ 82

5w: :cleveland-small: Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Yellow

Hybrid: :cleveland-small: 22 deg. Launcher HB w/ HZRDUS Black

Irons: :ping-small: 5i-UW G700 w/ X100 soft stepped once

Wedges: :cleveland-small: 54 & 58 CBX w/ Nippon Modus 3 125

Putter: :odyssey-small: Red 7s

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My biggest game changer ever? Being honest with myself about my distances.

 

 

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This was a big one for me too. Especially getting my wedges dialed in by working with a personal launch monitor 

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Not taking golf seriously as I have in past years. I have much more fun now that I realized you get more out of the game if you don't beat ya head against the pavement. Little things like sharing laughs with friends and building memories with family members are the real game changes in golf.

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Callaway  Epic Flash 10.5 Driver
Callaway  XR16 4- Wood
Callaway Steelhead 3 Hybrid
Tommy Armour 845 MAX 5 - GW Irons
Cleveland CBX 2 54 Degree SW
Tommy Armour Over N Out 58 Degree Lob
Wilson Harmonized Chipper 32 Degrees
Ping  Sigma G Tyne Putter OR Odyssey Stroke Lab Double Wide

 

 

 



 

 

 

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I used to drink 6 to 8 beers per round when playing with buddies, reduced that to max of 4. Found that sweet spot of 2 per nine keeps things loose but not too loose. That's in addition to finally learning my real yardages across the bag: really improved my greens in regulation, and dropped me 3 strokes on average.

 

 

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Driver: Searching
Wood: Cobra Fly-Z 3 wood factory stiff shaft
Hybrid: Cobra Baffler 3-hybrid factory stiff shaft
Irons: Cobra F8 One Length 5-GW
Wedges: 52,56,60 Mizuno mp t5
Putter: Sentio Red (Medium)
Ball: Bridgestone E6 Speed, and Titleist Pro V1

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I used to drink 6 to 8 beers per round when playing with buddies, reduced that to max of 4. Found that sweet spot of 2 per nine keeps things loose but not too loose. That's in addition to finally learning my real yardages across the bag: really improved my greens in regulation, and dropped me 3 strokes on average.

 

 

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I like your game plan :D 

Callaway  Epic Flash 10.5 Driver
Callaway  XR16 4- Wood
Callaway Steelhead 3 Hybrid
Tommy Armour 845 MAX 5 - GW Irons
Cleveland CBX 2 54 Degree SW
Tommy Armour Over N Out 58 Degree Lob
Wilson Harmonized Chipper 32 Degrees
Ping  Sigma G Tyne Putter OR Odyssey Stroke Lab Double Wide

 

 

 



 

 

 

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I used to drink 6 to 8 beers per round when playing with buddies, reduced that to max of 4. Found that sweet spot of 2 per nine keeps things loose but not too loose. That's in addition to finally learning my real yardages across the bag: really improved my greens in regulation, and dropped me 3 strokes on average.

 

 

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Glad you cut it way down. I've never understood how alcohol helps a guy play better. I have nothing against a cold one. I like having a beer just like the next guy. I've watched over and over guys pounding down the suds as their game slides into the crapper. Then afterwards as I have my beer they complain "how they lost it on the back". That's when I tell them drinking, playing golf, and gambling does mix. Thanks guys! $$$  Keep it up. 

My Sun Mountain bag currently includes:   TWGTLogo2.png.06c802075f4d211691d88895b3f34b75.png 771CSI 5i - PW and TWGTLogo2.png.06c802075f4d211691d88895b3f34b75.png PFC Micro Tour-c 52°, 56°, 60 wedges

                                                                               :755178188_TourEdge: EXS 10.5*, TWGTLogo2.png.06c802075f4d211691d88895b3f34b75.png 929-HS FW4 16.5* 

                                                                                :edel-golf-1: Willimette w/GolfPride Contour

 

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1. Custom fitted clubs including putter.

2. Practicing more.

Taylormade M1

Titleist 816 H1

Titleist 916 AP1 4-GW

52,56,60 Vokey Wedges

64 Mack Daddy PM Grind Wedge

Ping Ketsch mid putter

Titleist deluxe cart bag

TecTecTec range finder

CaddyTek EZ-Fold 3 Wheel Golf Push Cart

Country Club Elite® Hitting Strip 10"x30"

Rukket Haack Golf Net By SEC Coach Chris Haack 10 X 7ft

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Not taking golf seriously as I have in past years. I have much more fun now that I realized you get more out of the game if you don't beat ya head against the pavement. Little things like sharing laughs with friends and building memories with family members are the real game changes in golf.

True that gray. I'm pretty terrible at golf. Still a 20+ Handicap. I do want to improve some. Be happy to be a 15 to 20. But, what always keeps us going back is laughing with friends.464ff81f9655b24927831da9c3717d62.jpeg

 

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1. Working with my pro/instructor/coach. 2. And buying clubs fit and built just for me.

Ditto and then also playing in a league that was individual modified stableford scoring over the course of a long season. That taught me to not fritter away strokes. Bogeys actually matter because they get a point. It's when I learned that a punch out or approach shot to the safe side of the green is almost always the better play.

 

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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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Could you also list which plateau it helped you to break through?

Mine eventually got me to where I was breaking 75 consistently and had a handicap index around 1. I actually had a strong of 3 consecutive competitive round under par.

 

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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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For me if I am playing a course for the first time, I look back at each hole from the green and see it from that prospective. It really shows you how some holes are designed to make you think from the tee to the green. I find it helps me pick my spots to attack.

 

 

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Driver: Taylormade M6 10.5*

FW: Sub70 16* 4 wood

Irons:  Sub 70 

699 Pro - 3 Iron (4 iron bent to 20*)

639 CB 4 - 6

639 MB 7 - PW

Wedges:

Titleist Vokey SM7 50* 54* & 60*

Putter: Taylormade Spider
Ball: Titleist Pro V1X
Bag: Sub 70 Cart Bag
Handicap index:  +3.5

Instagram: joshandersongolf

Twitter: @jacustomgolf

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