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Yes.... yes I do suck at golf! I just shot 47 on the first night of league. The putter might as well have been a sledge hammer. Oh well.... next Wednesday is coming!

With you on this, lol. Shot a 46 in League. Not really worried about the score as it was my first league outing. What mattered to me was that I spent time with some good buddies - Carolina Golfer 2 and a buddy from another online forum.

 

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Driver: :cobra-small: F8 9.5° Project X Even Flow Blue 65g shaft 

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 3W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 5W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Hybrid: :titelist-small: 816H2 19°

Irons: :titelist-small: 2021 T200's 4-GW AMT RED shafts Regular Flex

Wedge: :cleveland-small: Tour Satin RTX 4 Wedges in 52° and 56° 2 Dot

Putter: :nevercompromise-small: Gray Matter TDP 2.2 32.75"

Bag: :1590477705_SunMountain: Three 5

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I had a great time. The weather was nice, the guys I played with were great.... I just had a lousy evening of golf. I'm not a good player, but I'm not that bad either....lol. Next week will probably bring a different result.... thats golf.

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My brother and I spent Easter with some family in Georgia.  Played Harbor club at lake Oconee.  In 18 holes I had more 3 putts than I did all of last year (not really).  It was the first time that I couldn't "figure out" the greens by the end of a round.  Speed was solid after 3 or 4 holes but I saw breaks that weren't there, and there were plenty I didn't see.  I ended up attempting to ram in 5 footers to take out the break but was severely punished on misses due to the greens rolling like they were concrete.  Made me realize that when away from the type of greens in Ohio  I really suck at putting.  It was fun though, and I beat my brother :)

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:ping-small: S57 DG S300 stiff

 

:taylormade-small:  M1 430 8.5 Matrix Black Tie 

 

:ping-small:  Tour Wedges stiff

 

:taylormade-small:  SLDR 16* mini driver Fuji Speeder stiff

 

:taylormade-small: SLDR 21* hybrid Fuji Speeder stiff

 

:cameron-small: Futura  Superstroke mid slim 2.0

 

:taylormade-small:  project (a) #7's

 

 

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I really wish my muscle memory didn't have dementia... Ha ha ha. One day I'm hitting wedges great for me, then out on the course blade or chunk it after hitting a great drive. Nothing more frustrating then shooting a 97 that could of been low to mid 80s if I didn't hack my approach shots to the green...

 

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So... if you don't hack your approach shots, would that mean you have to change your name??   :D

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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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So... if you don't hack your approach shots, would that mean you have to change your name?? :D

You know it! But MDHolyMotherofGodIActuallyHitTheGreen is just too long to type every time ;)

 

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What's In This Lefty's Bag?

Driver: :cobra-small: F8 9.5° Project X Even Flow Blue 65g shaft 

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 3W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 5W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Hybrid: :titelist-small: 816H2 19°

Irons: :titelist-small: 2021 T200's 4-GW AMT RED shafts Regular Flex

Wedge: :cleveland-small: Tour Satin RTX 4 Wedges in 52° and 56° 2 Dot

Putter: :nevercompromise-small: Gray Matter TDP 2.2 32.75"

Bag: :1590477705_SunMountain: Three 5

Ball:  :titelist-small:  PRO V1X

RangeFinder:918457628_PrecisionPro: NX7 Pro

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I had a great time. The weather was nice, the guys I played with were great.... I just had a lousy evening of golf. I'm not a good player, but I'm not that bad either....lol. Next week will probably bring a different result.... thats golf.

 

I mentally reviewed my round. It was a mixed round for me. Driver was up and down (I did get a few lucky breaks, one of which turned a draw/hook looking like it was going OB into a fairway hit - no one saw or heard it hit a tree or wooden marker, but there it was smack in the middle of the fairway!) irons came back to life (my Mizunos must of heard they were on the chopping block, potentially being replaced by AP2s, Cf16s, Pings or Srixons)... Wedges, which have been very problematic the last 5 rounds started working again. Even the putter was decent tonight. Starting to enjoy this game again ;)

 

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What's In This Lefty's Bag?

Driver: :cobra-small: F8 9.5° Project X Even Flow Blue 65g shaft 

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 3W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 5W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Hybrid: :titelist-small: 816H2 19°

Irons: :titelist-small: 2021 T200's 4-GW AMT RED shafts Regular Flex

Wedge: :cleveland-small: Tour Satin RTX 4 Wedges in 52° and 56° 2 Dot

Putter: :nevercompromise-small: Gray Matter TDP 2.2 32.75"

Bag: :1590477705_SunMountain: Three 5

Ball:  :titelist-small:  PRO V1X

RangeFinder:918457628_PrecisionPro: NX7 Pro

Social Media:

Facebook:   md golfhacker
Twitter:        @mdgolfhacker
Instagram:   mdgolfhacker

 Currently Testing:  2021:titelist-small: T200's (https://forum.mygolfspy.com/tests/19-test-in-progress-titleist-t-series-irons/?do=findReview&review=38)

 

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I was a decent player in HS and kept it up for a bit after that but in 2002 or so, I got to the point where I was not ok with being "average". If I couldn't go out and stay sharp, I had no interest in playing so I played maybe once every two or three years, socially but that was it. I was just way too competitive to enjoy golf.

Cut to January of this year and maybe it was the weather, maybe it was having a 1 year old and wanting to escape the house but the golf bug bit me like a horsefly on my taint! Something snapped and all of a sudden, walking a course for hours by myself became the most wonderful and relaxing thing in the world. I'm back to obsessive practice and hope to get my handicap under 5 by the summer but if I don't, it's ok. As long as I can avoid my family I'm a happy man!  :D

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Driver:  :ping-small:  G 10.5* W/Tour Stiff 65g Ping Shaft   

Fairway Woods:  :cobra-small:  Cobra F6 13.5*, F6 Baffler 16*  

Irons: Split Set-  :ping-small: i200 3i - 7i ,  :benhogan-small: Ft Worth 15s, 8 (36), 9 (40), PW (44) 

Wedges: :benhogan-small:  TK, 52* & 56*

Putter:  :ping-small: Sigma G Kushin 

Bag:  :ping-small: Hoofer 5way

Balls:  :taylormade-small: TP5/X

 

 

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If you haven't thought of giving up every few years, you don't care enough. Wanting to give up is part of the cycle.

Then I must be prepping for next years Masters. :(

 

 

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Taylor Made Sim2  10.5 (Opened 1 click) Ventus Blue 5  R flex

Ping G410 5-9 wood  Alta 65 R flex

Wilson D7 forged 6-GW -  Mamiya recoil 460 R flex

Edison Wedges 54 and 59 KBS Tour Graphite 80's

EVNRoll ER 5

Titleist Pro VIx optic yellow with revkev stamped on them

Tour Exotics 3 wood is in the bag because we are allowed 14 clubs.  It's a great club for pulling balls out of the water or from bushes - you never want to put your hand into anything in Florida unless you are absolutely certain that it's safe.  There are rare wind conditions when I might hit it off the tee on a few holes that I play.  

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Shot a 101. There I said it. And it felt like I shot a 101 :(. The driver had the hooks, I kept on blading 90 yard approach shots, missed easy par or birdie putts, and had terrible sand shots all day. I'm pretty sure my Handicap has broken into the 20s after today's round. Time to regroup and review my round...

 

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What's In This Lefty's Bag?

Driver: :cobra-small: F8 9.5° Project X Even Flow Blue 65g shaft 

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 3W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 5W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Hybrid: :titelist-small: 816H2 19°

Irons: :titelist-small: 2021 T200's 4-GW AMT RED shafts Regular Flex

Wedge: :cleveland-small: Tour Satin RTX 4 Wedges in 52° and 56° 2 Dot

Putter: :nevercompromise-small: Gray Matter TDP 2.2 32.75"

Bag: :1590477705_SunMountain: Three 5

Ball:  :titelist-small:  PRO V1X

RangeFinder:918457628_PrecisionPro: NX7 Pro

Social Media:

Facebook:   md golfhacker
Twitter:        @mdgolfhacker
Instagram:   mdgolfhacker

 Currently Testing:  2021:titelist-small: T200's (https://forum.mygolfspy.com/tests/19-test-in-progress-titleist-t-series-irons/?do=findReview&review=38)

 

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4 double bogies on the round. Caused by chunked iron followed by fat pitch , water hazard, fat shot in fairway bunker followed by thinned chip, and OB tee shot.

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:  :callaway-small: 54-10S   :cleveland-small: 588  58-12
Putter:  :seemore-small: mFGP2

Backups:  :bobby-grace-1: 6330, :taylormade-small:TM-180, :odyssey-small: Milled Collection RSX 2, Bellum Winmore 787

 

Member:  MGS Hitsquad since 2017697979773_DSCN2368(Custom).JPG.a1a25f5e430d9eebae93c5d652cbd4b9.JPG

 

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This thread wasn't started to be negative about your game but man doesn't it feel good to vent ! [emoji378]


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Callaway  Epic Flash 10.5 Driver
Callaway MAVRIK MAX 3 - wood
Callaway Big Bertha 2019  4 & 5 hybrid 
Callaway  Max 6 - PW Irons
Cleveland CBX 2 50 & 54 Degree Wedge
Cleveland CBX Full-Face Wedge 58 degree
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This thread wasn't started to be negative about your game but man doesn't it feel good to vent ! [emoji378]

 

But acknowledging you suck at some aspect of your game can be viewed as negative but can also be constructive.

 

My post was about sucking at the short game and fairway bunkers and how they lead to blowup holes for me.

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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:  :callaway-small: 54-10S   :cleveland-small: 588  58-12
Putter:  :seemore-small: mFGP2

Backups:  :bobby-grace-1: 6330, :taylormade-small:TM-180, :odyssey-small: Milled Collection RSX 2, Bellum Winmore 787

 

Member:  MGS Hitsquad since 2017697979773_DSCN2368(Custom).JPG.a1a25f5e430d9eebae93c5d652cbd4b9.JPG

 

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This thread wasn't started to be negative about your game but man doesn't it feel good to vent ! [emoji378]

 

 

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Yep it does good to vent. While I explained to my wife how I played, all I got back was the blank stare and she's a casual Golfer too, lol.

 

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What's In This Lefty's Bag?

Driver: :cobra-small: F8 9.5° Project X Even Flow Blue 65g shaft 

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 3W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 5W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Hybrid: :titelist-small: 816H2 19°

Irons: :titelist-small: 2021 T200's 4-GW AMT RED shafts Regular Flex

Wedge: :cleveland-small: Tour Satin RTX 4 Wedges in 52° and 56° 2 Dot

Putter: :nevercompromise-small: Gray Matter TDP 2.2 32.75"

Bag: :1590477705_SunMountain: Three 5

Ball:  :titelist-small:  PRO V1X

RangeFinder:918457628_PrecisionPro: NX7 Pro

Social Media:

Facebook:   md golfhacker
Twitter:        @mdgolfhacker
Instagram:   mdgolfhacker

 Currently Testing:  2021:titelist-small: T200's (https://forum.mygolfspy.com/tests/19-test-in-progress-titleist-t-series-irons/?do=findReview&review=38)

 

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Don't get old -- You will be happy with 89. -- it is all relative --hitem better!

 

 

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Yea I'm only 66 now and I can see things getting tougher in a few years. Life is short so sucking on a golf course rates low in the big picture.

 

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Callaway  Epic Flash 10.5 Driver
Callaway MAVRIK MAX 3 - wood
Callaway Big Bertha 2019  4 & 5 hybrid 
Callaway  Max 6 - PW Irons
Cleveland CBX 2 50 & 54 Degree Wedge
Cleveland CBX Full-Face Wedge 58 degree
Evnroll 
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Last time out I shot a 102. Driver was squirrels, wedges were chunked and putts were blown by the hole. Still had a blast but man....felt like I would have done better using putter from tee to green...

 

 

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Bag: :1590477705_SunMountain: 4.5LS

Driver: :ping-small: G410 9* w/ HZRDUS Yellow

Fairway: :taylormade-small: SIM 15* w/ Diamana 70

Fairway: :callaway-small: GBB Heavenwood 19* w/ Fujikura Pro 72

Hybrids: :ping-small: G410 19*  w/ Tensei Blue

Irons: :mizuno-small: JPX919 HMP 5-AW Forged w/ Modus 120s

Wedge: :cleveland-small: RTX4 55*

Wedge: :taylormade-small: Hi-Toe 60*

Putter: :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab Ten 

Ball: :taylormade-small: TP5

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Last time out I shot a 102. Driver was squirrels, wedges were chunked and putts were blown by the hole. Still had a blast but man....felt like I would have done better using putter from tee to green...

 

 

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Just a bump in the road of golf...

 

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What's In This Lefty's Bag?

Driver: :cobra-small: F8 9.5° Project X Even Flow Blue 65g shaft 

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 3W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 5W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Hybrid: :titelist-small: 816H2 19°

Irons: :titelist-small: 2021 T200's 4-GW AMT RED shafts Regular Flex

Wedge: :cleveland-small: Tour Satin RTX 4 Wedges in 52° and 56° 2 Dot

Putter: :nevercompromise-small: Gray Matter TDP 2.2 32.75"

Bag: :1590477705_SunMountain: Three 5

Ball:  :titelist-small:  PRO V1X

RangeFinder:918457628_PrecisionPro: NX7 Pro

Social Media:

Facebook:   md golfhacker
Twitter:        @mdgolfhacker
Instagram:   mdgolfhacker

 Currently Testing:  2021:titelist-small: T200's (https://forum.mygolfspy.com/tests/19-test-in-progress-titleist-t-series-irons/?do=findReview&review=38)

 

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Last time out I shot a 102. Driver was squirrels, wedges were chunked and putts were blown by the hole. Still had a blast but man....felt like I would have done better using putter from tee to green...

 

 

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Last time I was out, I had one of my better rounds. Everything felt great. Today, however, was the opposite. It wasn't fun at all. So I know how you feel. That's the great thing about golf...
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:ping-small: G400 Max

:ping-small: G410 3W

:ping-small: G410 3 & 4 Crossover

:ping-small: i200 5-PW

:vokey-small: Vokey SM7 | 52-56-60

:taylormade-small: Taylormade Spider X

 

 

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Last time I was out, I had one of my better rounds. Everything felt great. Today, however, was the opposite. It wasn't fun at all. So I know how you feel. That's the great thing about golf...

 

 

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Callaway  Epic Flash 10.5 Driver
Callaway MAVRIK MAX 3 - wood
Callaway Big Bertha 2019  4 & 5 hybrid 
Callaway  Max 6 - PW Irons
Cleveland CBX 2 50 & 54 Degree Wedge
Cleveland CBX Full-Face Wedge 58 degree
Evnroll 
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I'm a former college golfer, although small college. Today I can shoot anywhere from 71-87. I always hit it good on the range so I never know what will actually happen once I get in the course. The last 2-3 years I hit shots that are mind-numbingly bad. Simple shots that just make me wonder what I'm doing spending money on this game. But alas, I keep going out and playing and practicing. I suck

 

 

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