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This damn 7w I got just continues to impress. Had two long approaches I hit with it today, both from the 180 mark or so. Both started well left and faded beautifully right and were like lasers toward the flags. Both wound up rolling past and were long, but I'll take those shots any day when faced with using my 5i instead. Man I love this club!!!😍

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My shot of the day was a 143 yard 8 iron from the rough, for eagle. That shot made my day.... and I couldn't have cared less about my score after that! 

I birdied the hole before that and parred the last hole, which is called the hardest finishing hole in Stark County (Ohio). Pretty good day!

 

 

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Came the closest I ever have to a hole in one. It rained like crazy yesterday so the greens were super soft, I plugged my 60* 8 inches from the pin from 95 yards playing our local par 3 course.

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Today it was a super delicate short flop, that came to rest 6” left of the pin. Hardest part of shot was hitting it soft enough to stay on the green, but hard enough to clear the rough.

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Today’s shots of the day was a killer drive, a 9 iron to 6 feet, and draining the birdie putt on the hardest hole on the track...

bam!

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Almost had my 5th hole-in-one today: 9 iron 136 into 15 mph breeze - SO close and my wife was with me and she hasn't seen any of mine. She still hasn't :(

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It hit - bounced forward and spun back. So close and yet so far!


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Watched Marin Hall at lunch on how to hit a low hop and stop pitch shot. 

So tonight I had 29 yard (see arccos) pitch  shot.  So I remembered the tip--to hit it low--ow hands going back and low hands on follow through. Put the ball back in the stance.  Took an aggressive pass wiith the 58* slightly delofted.  

The ball flew about two feet high.  Took one big bounce and stopped on a dime pin high two feet from the hole.   Easy putt for bogey due to coming up short on the approach wedge. After having to layup before a hazard on my 2nd shot due to a poor drive.  

 

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I hit a six iron that actually went 5 yards too far, but it was as pure as the driven snow...

these mizzy blades just make the prettiest little draw you’ve ever hit. Just love them..

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I consider this a very lucky shot, but such is golf. Here's an overview of the hole:

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Then it's tough to see what happened so I zoomed in:

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That's right, you're seeing it correctly. A wide open flop shot that brought down the rain as it cleared the bunker, hopped once, and dropped in the cup. I guess we make our own luck but I was genuinely surprised at the result. Best part was I didn't even have to make a putt. 😯

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Hit a 9 iron into the green of one of the par 5's that struck the pin and came to rest within 2 feet of the hole.  Tap in birdie.

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Sunk a 41 footer for birdie on the par 3 2nd.

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Just practicing... but hitting the 250 marker on the 2nd hop, 6 times in a row (on purpose) with the 2 Hybrid were the shots of the day.

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