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Had a couple today - after a weak fade drive hit a great 3 wood that landed high and soft from 247 into a 10 mile wind - playing around 260 I'd say.  Landed on fringe to front pin and had about 15 feet for eagle.  

Also after pulled drive I had trees blocking me into a par 5 so I hooded a 5 iron for a 40 yard hook and was left with 85 yards and a lob wedge from the middle of the fairway. 

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Driver:  image.png.3c6db1120d888f669e07d4a8f890b3f1.pngMavrik Sub Zero 9* (Set to 10) Ventus Blue 6X

3 Wood: :titelist-small: 917F2 Fujikura Pro 84 Tour Spec S

3 Hybrid: :titelist-small: 818 H2 Hybrid Tensei Blue 80 X

Irons 4-PW: :mizuno-small: MP 18 SC Dynamic Gold AMT X

Gap/Sand Wedge:  :titelist-small: Vokey SM6 49*  SM8 54* 

Lob Wedge:  :titelist-small: Vokey SM6 58* Nippon Modus Wedge

Putter:  image.png.cca2328f4144a299c795aa9b8f3bf677.png Inovai 6.0              :scotty-small: Pro Platinum Newport 2 35"  

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My shot of the day from my last round was my drive on a basically 90º left dog leg par 4... I picked an aggressive line, and pulled it... but cleared all of the trouble and had a wedge in my hand for my second... We won't talk about what happens next

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Driver: Titleist TS2 10.5º w/ Diamana DF 60 TX

3 Wood: Titleist 915F 16.5º w/ Diamana Blueboard

Hybrids: PXG 0317X 17º w/ Even Flow

Titleist 816 H1 21º & 25º w/ Diamana Blueboard

Irons (6-PW): Srixon 765 w/ Project X LZ

Wedges: 50º Ping Glide, 54º & 60º PXG 0311

Putter: Titleist Scotty Cameron Newport Masterful Tourtype SSS CT A048277

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Short par 3 over water. Sank a 15' putt for a bird.


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:ping-small: G410 SFT driver 

:cobra-small: F Max 5 wood

:ping-small:  9 wood
:ping-small:  410  Hybrids 22*, 26*
:wilson-small: C300 4i-GP
:cleveland-small:  Wedges RTX 3.0: 52*, 56*
:ping-small: EYE 2 Wedge 60*

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I have two from today, first was a 30 yard chip and run that got lucky enough to hit the pin and go in. The second was a 250 yard 3 wood into a par 5 that I stuck to 6 feet. That probably would have been my best shot had I made the putt... 🙄

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Wilson Staff C300 9.0* Fujikura Pro 58 stiff

Callaway Rogue 3W Mitsubishi Diamana D+ LTD 80 stiff

Mizuno MP-18 MMC FLI-HI 2 iron UST Mamiya Recoil 95 stiff

Ping I200's 4-W Aerotech Steelfiber I110 CW stiff

Ping Glide 52* and 58* stiff

Bettinardi Studio Stock #38 Armlock

 

 

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Yesterday hole 14 an uphill dogleg right. Hit a good tee shot and was an 8 iron out. All trouble is on the right and it gets in my head lot (I’m a lefty and will give up and get handsy and hook). Well the time off made me not worry about it and go for it. A solid strike later I was on the green about 15 feet away!


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My home course finally opened up today, Cataraqui in Kingston Ontario (first day courses could be open on Ontario).

Got the sixth tee time.

Aced the second hole. 187 yards.

Third hole in one. Second time I've aced that hole in 3 years

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Driver:    PING  G400 LST 8.5* - Fubuki ZT

Wood:   PING  G Stretch 13* - PING Tour 65

Hybrids:   PING  G 17* + 22* - PING Alta

Irons:    :callaway-small: Apex CF16 - Project X S - 5-P

Wedges:     :cleveland-small:  RTX-3 50* MG, 56* LG, 60* LG

Putter:  SeeMore Mini Giant Tour LTD #038

 

 

 

 

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My home course finally opened up today, Cataraqui in Kingston Ontario (first day courses could be open on Ontario).
Got the sixth tee time.
Aced the second hole. 187 yards.
Third hole in one. Second time I've aced that hole in 3 years

Congratulations on the HO1!


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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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It wasn’t mine, but it was definitely the shot of the day.  Shortish par 3.  I hit gap wedge to 15 feet (tap in for par).  But my playing partner decides he needs to hit an 8iron!!  He hits it 40 yards over the green and nails the side of some poor guy’s house.  It bounces back towards the green and settles on the fringe.   He chips to 12 feet and drained his par putt.

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TaylorMade M3
Callaway Diablo 15°
Callaway Diablo 18°
Callaway Steelhead XR Pro 4-W
Mizuno TP-4 50, 54, 58
TaylorMade Rossa Monza Spyder

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My home course finally opened up today, Cataraqui in Kingston Ontario (first day courses could be open on Ontario).
Got the sixth tee time.
Aced the second hole. 187 yards.
Third hole in one. Second time I've aced that hole in 3 years

Awesome!!!


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Titleist 917D2 10.5

Mizuno JPX EZ 3W, 14U

Cobra Fly-Z Hybrid 18.5

Titleist 816 H1 23

Tommy Armour Atomic 5-PW

Cleveland RTX 3.0 50/10 V-MG

Cleveland RTX 3.0 54/14  V-FG

Cleveland RTX 3.0 58/12 V -FG

EVNROLL ER-3

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This is my drive on the 18th at Western Skies in Gilbert. It's a short par 4 but with plenty of risk. It's narrow with water all down the right side and 2 bunkers guarding the green. Piped it to the front of the green.

I ended up having to apologize to the group ahead of us because they weren't off the green yet. Luckily the pin was way at the back.


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the more I practice, the luckier I seem to get..

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:cobra-small:  F8+ 9*/ Fujikura MotoreX F1 6X
:adams-small:  Tight Lies2  3 wood (14*) UST ProForce V2 Black (S+)
:wilson_staff_small: FG Tour F5 4-GW 
post-76102-0-38507100-1525284411_thumb.jpg TSW 56/12 Wedge
:cleveland-small:  Huntington Beach #11 Putter

Current MGS test group member for fuji.jpg.2882d9125b503e4cc01e98268c2c0366.jpgMotoreX.jpg.5d63086430ba328b6d69e9b545a11340.jpg

 

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Hole 17 at my home course. first time paring it. Best drive I have hit maybe ever... (super peed 2020 might be paying off) hit my attack wedge to with in 8’ for birdie.. shaggy early in the season greens super slow.. left it on the lip for birdie.. tap in par.

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DRIVER -  Sim Max 10.5 lowered to 9.75 Ventus Red 5 S  shaft 

Woods -  Taylormade Sim Ti 3wood - Diamana reg 65

                Taylormade  5 wood-  Ventus 6r 

Rescue/Hybrid -  

IRONS -  Callaway Mavrik 6- PW, AW   KBS 80 R steel 

WEDGES-  Vokey SM 8   50/54/58 

PUTTER-  Odyssey Stroke Lab Bird of Prey. 

BALL-  Pro V1x or Tp5X  -- trying to figure this one out.

Footjoy Tour S golf shoe 

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Was 8 over going to nine. After I knocked it over the green on my approach and made bogey on 8, I repeated the mistake when the wind died on me on 9. Dead!!! Flopped my 58 to the perfect spot i the rough and it trickled down to the lip -tap in par. After another nice up and down on 10 rolled in a 15 footer for birdie on 11, another up and down on 12 and then easy par after easy par the rest of the way home for 35 on the back. That par on 9 was the key though.

 

While 78 isn’t great for me it tastes a lot better than the struggle to break 85 that I was looking at as I walked to the 9th tee.

 

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Ping G410 - set at 12 degrees, fade setting - Alpha Distanza 40 weak R flex shaft

Tour Exotics EX 10 3 wood

Ping G410 5-9 wood

G30 6-PW -  Aerotech FT 500 shafts

SCOR 48,52,58

EVNRoll ER 5

Titleist Pro VIx optic yellow with revkev stamped on them

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I could claim it was the 130 yard shot over trees to 15 feet. Or the drive that cleared a bunker and was dead straight, but I think my favorite was the putt on 9. Downhiill left to right and quite quick the 45 footer was going to be rough. I hit it dead smooth and liked the angle, following to see when it would turn over and roll straight down the hill. It turned about 6 feet from the hole and was on a direct line to the hole... at 6 inches I celebrated knowing it was going to drop. Imagine my shock when it ended a revolution short...on a downhill. I tapped in for par but feel I got hosed as it stopped on a dime an inch short.

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 Driver:   :callaway-small:  Epic Flash 12 Degree

Wood: :callaway-small:  GBB 3 Wood
Hybrid: :callaway-small: Razr 4 hybriid stiff stock shaft.
Irons: :callaway-small: X2 Hot 4 iron (pro version) 5 iron - Gap Wedge (non pro version).  KBS 120g Shaft stiff cut 1/2  inch bent 1°upright
Wedges: :vokey-small: 52° 56° and 60°.
All grips are Golf pride grips midsized
Putter (lefty):  Odyssey Metal-X #8 34", stock shaft bent 2° Superstroke grip
Golf Balls:   :titelist-small: 2018-9 Pro-V1x and Prov1s
Shoes:  :footjoy-small:  Dryjoy tours

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My twilight round yesterday was going pretty well until the par 5 6th hole.

I push sliced my drive into some thick rough, and the ball was nestled in what looked like the ditch left behind from a mower tire.

I tried to make something resembling contact with a 5iron, and promptly hit 6" behind the ball for an awe inspiring 35yd shot.

Trying to get in front of the green and in the fairway, I pushed my 8 iron left of target, but with a clean look at the green.

And then as one does from 40yds out, dropped the pitch shot. I landed about 10ft from the hole, and it rolled right in.

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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:        :titelist-small: Pro V1x

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Short/easy 480yard par 5 with water about 250yds out from the tee. Overcooked a 4iron to the left rough, behind a tree, leaving me about 230yds to the green. One option, I can chip out over the creek and leave myself 180yrds in, OR aim at the bunker 40yds right of the green and hit the Bubba hook (for a righty). Absolutely ripped a 5 iron around the tree in front of me, looked up to see it hooking like crazy, lands middle of the green spins left, leaving me about 10ft for eagle. Missed the putt but I'll never forget that shot!

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3rd hole of the day - hit a super skinny drive that left just under 220. Flushed a 4-iron that clipped a big branch in the stand of giant Cottonwoods guarding the right half of the green and it predictably kicked dead right.

I had an open line to the hole, ~25 yds of sticky rough and another ~15 yds of green. But the ball was in a nesty lie and my back was actually against one of the big Cottonwoods. Considered flipping something over and digging it out lefty. Instead, I grabbed the 49*, choked down to the steel and really elevated the handle to try and create a little tree clearance. The ball came out perfect, carried just onto the collar and tracked dead in the heart to inside a foot.

My (3) sight and hearing challenged playing partners this morning took ZERO notice, but I know that one showed some top shelf grit.

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:ping-small:___________G400 LST 9* - Ping Tour 65 S
:cobra-small:______S9-1 Pro 15* - Matrix Ozik XCON 7 S
:nickent-small:________3DX 17* - Matrix Ozik Altus Hybrid SG
:adams-small:_Super Proto DHY 21* - Matrix Ozik Altus hX3 S
:adams-small: _Idea MB2 4-PW - Matrix Program 130 6.5
:cleveland-small:_________RTX 52.10  56.12 - DG S400
Bettinardi.png.e7ca0ee7ba785611a4a144e16b6b93ab.png___SS38 Armlock
k_sig.jpg.00b599e7e823c61015277de38ca16982.jpg___'18 4-piece
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"The most important shot in golf is the next one“ - Ben Hogan

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Last hole of the day (storm rolled in). Hole 10 par 3 118 yards with my 48 degree. Played the wind almost perfectly, if only I had aimed a fraction more right! 20200529_144715.jpeg You can actually see the storm rolling in behind it haha.

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Hole 11, an uphill 208 yard par 3 at Reservoir Creek. My tee shot didn’t fly as low as I had hoped into a decent breeze and landed short left just before the grass bunker. In the photo, you’ll see that’s where the pin was located. 
 

The shot was a 52 that I landed and checked about 2’ from the pin. I will take a 3 on this hole every time and after tapping in I smiled all the way back to my cart. 
 

 

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  • PING G 3W HZRDUS Yellow 75g 6.0
  • Mizuno HMB MP20 3i Nippon Modus 3 120S
  • Maltby TS1 4-G Nippon Modus3 120S
  • Maltby TSW 52 Nippon Modus Wedge
  • Maltby TSW 58 Nippon Modus Wedge
  • Bettinardi BB8 Wide 2020
  • Oncore Elixr

Currently testing the Ben Hogan PTx Combo irons https://forum.mygolfspy.com/topic/38486-2020-official-member-review-ben-hogan-icon-ptx-proicon-combo-irons/

 

 

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From my round Tuesday -

Hole five, which should be a ho-hum par 4, 306 yards, but uphill. Pulled my drive left, had something like 75 yards left to pin but I was looking at a tree.

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Pulled out the 54, opened up face slightly and moved it forward. Nice healthy swing (and divot, as pictured) and ball just got up in time to barely clear the tree, clipping a few leaves at the top as it went by. Landed just shy of the green and ran up pretty close to the hole.

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Unfortunately couldn't convert the birdie, but I'll walk away with a par all day from where the tee shot was.

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Driver: :cobra-small: Cobra SpeedZone Xtreme (9°, set to Draw), 44.5", Aldila Rogue Silver 60 (110 MSI) Stiff, Lamkin Sonar Connect
3W: :cobra-small: Cobra SpeedZone (15°), -3/4" SHORT, Aldila Rogue Silver 70 (110 MSI) Stiff, Lamkin Sonar Connect
17° Hybrid: :cobra-small: Cobra SpeedZone, -1/2" SHORT, UST Recoil 480 ESX F4, Lamkin Sonar Connect
4-GW: :cobra-small: Cobra SpeedZone, 2° Flat, -1/2" SHORT, KBS C-Taper Lite 115 X-Stiff, Lamkin Sonar Connect
54°, 58°: :cobra-small: Cobra KING MIM Black, 3° Flat, -1/2" SHORT (54°), -1/4" SHORT (58°), KBS C-Taper Lite 115 X-Stiff, Lamkin Sonar Connect
Putter: :taylormade-small: TaylorMade Spider X, 33", Golf Pride Tour Only Red Star
Ball: :Snell:Snell MTB-X Optic Yellow / :srixon-small: Srixon Z-Star XV Tour Yellow
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My shot of the day was within 3 feet on a par three with an elevated & blind green, to win closest to the pin during our golf league play.  First time I ever won a league challenge hole.

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