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  1. For about 2 years now and my handicap is pretty high at the moment.  

  2. I love the social aspect of it and the ability to see the outdoors. 

  3. I am a system engineer by trade so I like to look at all the data. It helps when I know the data is unbias. Admittantly I started out as most do in this game buying whatever is new and shiny and whatever the pro's are using. Finding MyGolfSpy has already helped me out alot and I love listening to their podcasts.

  4. I am from MD and my home course is Compass Pointe

  5. The searsons. I wish I could play golf year around and sure while I could travel I would much rather be able to play golf year around in my home state. 

  6. I am a System Engineer so I try to provide technical solutions to those who need help. 



Welcome! We head down to Compasse Point each yea4 and play a round with Spies! Nice track! Welcome to MGS!



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Bag: :1590477705_SunMountain: C130S

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

Fairway: :ping-small: G410 15*  w/ HZRDUS Yellow

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

Hybrids: :ping-small: G410 22*  w/ Tensei Blue

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

Wedges: :cleveland-small: RTX4 55*/60*

Putter: :taylormade-small: Spyder X

Ball: :taylormade-small: TP5

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  1. I've been playing golf since the 8th grade.  Right now I'm around a 15 handicap.  I haven't been playing enough the past 4/5 years to register a real number.  This year is my goal to get back to being a single digit.  

  2. I love being able to get away from life when I'm on the golf course.  Even just on the range it is my stress reliever. 

  3. Heard about the site from a PGA Instructor.  

  4. Orginally from Michigan, now in Northern Virginia.  Play many courses but mostly Westfields Golf Club.

  5. Best is lots of options.  Worst is most are on the more expensive side of price per round. 

  6. Attorney

  7. User name is my name! 

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Morning All

Monmouth County, NJ based, play all the county based courses, plus a few of the local country clubs. Willing to travel. Retired NYPD playing to a 12-14 handicap. No fear of a cold beer. Love the random aspects of golf. I play several times a month and often as a single. I get to meet lots of new folks that way.

Playing TaylorMade irons and woods but I'm looking to upgrade soon. Currently, Demoing the Sub70 driver and 3-wood. Pretty sure, they are keepers! In fact so impressed, I''ll probably try the irons next. Wouldn't have heard of these guys, but for MGS so THANKS! I'll post a review, in the future.

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  1. How long have you been playing golf? What’s your handicap or normal score?

    • Started playing 19 years ago, but took a 5 year break (location/job driven)

    • Currently a 1 handicap

  2. What do you love about golf?

    • Individual accountability for performance, the challenge, requirement of a wide variety of skills to succeed, the creativity & finesse needed for a good short game

  3. What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Do you already know any other Spies?

    • The reputation for honesty of the MyGolfSpy team

    • I am not aware of knowing any other Spies

  4. Where are you from? What is your home course?

    • From Ohio, but live in Northern VA currently

    • I do not have a home course

  5. What are the best and worst things about golf in your region?

    • Best: lots of quality public courses/tournaments to play

    • Worst: off-season in the winter

  6. What do you do for a living?

    • Active duty military

  7. How’d you pick your user name?

    • It's my name

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:taylormade-small: M5 12* - ACCRA TZ6 55 M4 - 1.5* open, weight back & toe

:titelist-small: TS3 16.5* - ACCRA FX 2.0 370 M4 - B1 setting, neutral weight

:titelist-small: 818 H1 21* - TENSEI White 90 S - C1 setting, neutral weight

:mizuno-small: MP-20 MMC 4-PW - PX LZ 5.0 110g - 2* flat & 2* weak

:mizuno-small: T20 50.07*, 54.12*, 60.06* - PX LZ 5.5 115g - 2* flat

:scotty-small:  Newport 2 - 33"

:titelist-small: Pro V1x

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  1. How long have you been playing golf? What’s your handicap or normal score? I have been playing golf on and off since I was 12. In the last 2 years I have become more serious to become more consistent, which is a work in progress.

  2. What do you love about golf? I love being outside and the challenge that golf brings. It's a sport for anybody that wants to try. 

  3. What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Do you already know any other Spies? Just looking to see if I can find anybody near me that plays and I like the tests on MyGolfSpy. No, I don't know any other spies.

  4. Where are you from? What is your home course? Lynchburg, VA I don't really have a home course as I like to play different ones. I play London Downs and Colonial Hills the most.

  5. What are the best and worst things about golf in your region? One of the best things about this region is the variety of courses. I would say the worst is Winter.

  6. What do you do for a living? RN

  7. How’d you pick your user name? First name, original I know.

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On 3/21/2020 at 7:10 AM, Cptmphil said:

Morning All

Monmouth County, NJ based, play all the county based courses, plus a few of the local country clubs. Willing to travel. Retired NYPD playing to a 12-14 handicap. No fear of a cold beer. Love the random aspects of golf. I play several times a month and often as a single. I get to meet lots of new folks that way.

Playing TaylorMade irons and woods but I'm looking to upgrade soon. Currently, Demoing the Sub70 driver and 3-wood. Pretty sure, they are keepers! In fact so impressed, I''ll probably try the irons next. Wouldn't have heard of these guys, but for MGS so THANKS! I'll post a review, in the future.

Welcome, and I'm sure I'll see you on the county courses.  I'm in Tinton Falls.


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On 3/14/2020 at 7:30 PM, ben310135 said:
  1. For about 2 years now and my handicap is pretty high at the moment.  

  2. I love the social aspect of it and the ability to see the outdoors. 

  3. I am a system engineer by trade so I like to look at all the data. It helps when I know the data is unbias. Admittantly I started out as most do in this game buying whatever is new and shiny and whatever the pro's are using. Finding MyGolfSpy has already helped me out alot and I love listening to their podcasts.

  4. I am from MD and my home course is Compass Pointe

  5. The searsons. I wish I could play golf year around and sure while I could travel I would much rather be able to play golf year around in my home state. 

  6. I am a System Engineer so I try to provide technical solutions to those who need help. 

Sweet, one of our admin is from your course.  You probably know him.  Where are you at Golfspy_CG2???  lol  Welcome!


Driver:  :callaway-small: Epic Flash Sub Zero Hzdrs Smoke x flex 70g

3 Wood:  :titelist-small: 917 w/ Diamana Whiteboard stiff

3 Hybrid: :callaway-small:  Apex w/Kuro Kage stiff

4 Hybrid: :callaway-small:  Apex w/Kuro Kage stiff

Irons:  5-PW :mizuno-small: JPX 900 Forged w/ Modus 120 xstiff

Wedges:   :titelist-small: SM6 56* F grind, 52* M grind

Putter:  :bettinardi-1: Studio Stock #3

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On 3/21/2020 at 7:40 AM, lamb said:
  1. How long have you been playing golf? What’s your handicap or normal score?

    • Started playing 19 years ago, but took a 5 year break (location/job driven)

    • Currently a 1 handicap

  2. What do you love about golf?

    • Individual accountability for performance, the challenge, requirement of a wide variety of skills to succeed, the creativity & finesse needed for a good short game

  3. What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Do you already know any other Spies?

    • The reputation for honesty of the MyGolfSpy team

    • I am not aware of knowing any other Spies

  4. Where are you from? What is your home course?

    • From Ohio, but live in Northern VA currently

    • I do not have a home course

  5. What are the best and worst things about golf in your region?

    • Best: lots of quality public courses/tournaments to play

    • Worst: off-season in the winter

  6. What do you do for a living?

    • Active duty military

  7. How’d you pick your user name?

    • It's my name

Welcome!

I live in Richmond, but go up to DC/Rockville/Nova quite a bit - if I'm ever up there lets catch a round! If your military duties bring you down south a bit to the Richmond area, let me know!

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Tommy Armour 845 10.5*

:callaway-small: Rogue 3W

:cobra-small: King F7 5W

Sub70 939 3H

Lynx Black Cat //:cobra-small: King F8 5i-GW 

:ping-small: Tour-S 54*/12*

Adams Tom Watson 58*/8*

Tommy Armour 303 Milled Habanero 

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  1. How long have you been playing golf? What’s your handicap or normal score? Been playing 52 years. Cap has been single digit for 51 years. Just barely now.

  2. What do you love about golf? Scenery, Exercise, carry often. Socialness. 

  3. What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Do you already know any other Spies? Looked up reviews. Ended up here. Saw forum. Figured I'd jump in. 

  4. Where are you from? What is your home course? Grew up Dallas, PA Irem CC was my home course growing up. Have lived in NJ and CT and FL and now VA

  5. What are the best and worst things about golf in your region? Courses stay open all year. No worst, all good.

  6. What do you do for a living? Retired from Reinsurance Industry. 

  7. How’d you pick your user name? Golf backwards...4 kids.

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On 3/14/2020 at 7:30 PM, ben310135 said:
  1. For about 2 years now and my handicap is pretty high at the moment.  

  2. I love the social aspect of it and the ability to see the outdoors. 

  3. I am a system engineer by trade so I like to look at all the data. It helps when I know the data is unbias. Admittantly I started out as most do in this game buying whatever is new and shiny and whatever the pro's are using. Finding MyGolfSpy has already helped me out alot and I love listening to their podcasts.

  4. I am from MD and my home course is Compass Pointe

  5. The searsons. I wish I could play golf year around and sure while I could travel I would much rather be able to play golf year around in my home state. 

  6. I am a System Engineer so I try to provide technical solutions to those who need help. 

 

On 3/23/2020 at 4:48 PM, ballplayer002003 said:

Sweet, one of our admin is from your course.  You probably know him.  Where are you at Golfspy_CG2???  lol  Welcome!

Sorrry. It's been a bit crazy the past week.  Just catching up on this thread.  

Indeed I am there.  Well not right now as Ben is probably aware, we are shut down.   

When we are back open stop by Ben, I'm in the sales office.   

John. We need to get you down sometime soon again. 

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:titelist-small: TS1 10.5 Fubuki 45g Shaft

:taylormade-small: SIM Max 5w 18* Ventus Black 

:ping-small:  G410 FW 7,9 Alta CB R flex 

:ping-small: G410 Hybrid 26 degree Alta CB R Flex

:titelist-small: T300 KBS TGI 80 5 iron thorugh 46 W2

:vokey-small: SM7 50.08, 54.08 and 58.14 

:scotty-small:  Phantom 5.5   35" 

:titelist-small: ProV1X Play number 12

 

 

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27 minutes ago, Golfspy_CG2 said:

 

Sorrry. It's been a bit crazy the past week.  Just catching up on this thread.  

Indeed I am there.  Well not right now as Ben is probably aware, we are shut down.   

When we are back open stop by Ben, I'm in the sales office.   

John. We need to get you down sometime soon again. 

I was hoping to come down this spring before baby #2 came. Doesn't look likely now but damn it I'm going to make it happen eventually 

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In my :mizuno-small: BR-D4 Stand Bag

:ping-small: G410 Plus Ping 9* VA Nemesys 65FIVE
:ping-small: G410 LST 14.5* VA Vylyn 75FIVE
: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 49 F - 54 S - 59 D
:mizuno-small: M Craft I
:bridgestone-small: Tour B X
 
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Initial Driver Speed on Provided Monitor: 109 MPH
 

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Guest Ryan Zimmerman

Newer to the sport because I am just about to graduate from college (online now thanks to coronavirus).  I played a different sport at school so I am new to golf, but still shooting I  the mid 80s consistently. My goal is to break 80 by the end of this summer and to invest some in my game instead of only using hand-me-downs.  I love the mental aspect of golf and how it’s not as much of a physical strain as the sports I’ve played my whole life.  I’m from upstate NY and can’t wait to commit to this game which I have grown to love in such a short amount of time!

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28 minutes ago, Justin Millsap said:

Hello, all.  Avid golfer active duty U.S. Marine here.  Looking forward to interacting with fellow golf gear junkies!

 

Thank you for your service.

 

MDGolfHacker

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What's In This Lefty's Bag?

Driver:  :cobra-small: F8 10.5° 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: :mizuno-small: MP-20 SEL Project X 5.5 shafts 5-PW

           :mizuno-small: MP-20 HMB Project X 5.5 shaft 4 Iron

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:  :srixon-small: Z*Star

RangeFinder:918457628_PrecisionPro: NX7 Pro

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Twitter:        @mdgolfhacker
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28 minutes ago, Justin Millsap said:

Hello, all.  Avid golfer active duty U.S. Marine here.  Looking forward to interacting with fellow golf gear junkies!

Where are you stationed dude? I am an avid active duty golfer as well.


:taylormade-small: M5 12* - ACCRA TZ6 55 M4 - 1.5* open, weight back & toe

:titelist-small: TS3 16.5* - ACCRA FX 2.0 370 M4 - B1 setting, neutral weight

:titelist-small: 818 H1 21* - TENSEI White 90 S - C1 setting, neutral weight

:mizuno-small: MP-20 MMC 4-PW - PX LZ 5.0 110g - 2* flat & 2* weak

:mizuno-small: T20 50.07*, 54.12*, 60.06* - PX LZ 5.5 115g - 2* flat

:scotty-small:  Newport 2 - 33"

:titelist-small: Pro V1x

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18 hours ago, Golfspy_CG2 said:

 

Sorrry. It's been a bit crazy the past week.  Just catching up on this thread.  

Indeed I am there.  Well not right now as Ben is probably aware, we are shut down.   

When we are back open stop by Ben, I'm in the sales office.   

John. We need to get you down sometime soon again. 

Indeed.  I am good anytime you want!  Hope all is well Rob!  Stay safe


Driver:  :callaway-small: Epic Flash Sub Zero Hzdrs Smoke x flex 70g

3 Wood:  :titelist-small: 917 w/ Diamana Whiteboard stiff

3 Hybrid: :callaway-small:  Apex w/Kuro Kage stiff

4 Hybrid: :callaway-small:  Apex w/Kuro Kage stiff

Irons:  5-PW :mizuno-small: JPX 900 Forged w/ Modus 120 xstiff

Wedges:   :titelist-small: SM6 56* F grind, 52* M grind

Putter:  :bettinardi-1: Studio Stock #3

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  1. Have been playing since high school.  According to the Golf Association of Philadelphia (GAP) I have an index of 6.6.  However, I am 68 years old and play from the forward tees on walkable courses.

  2. I grew up as an "only child" (both my siblings were much older), so I love the individuality of it.  Never excelled at team sports.

  3. I like the honest reviews and that they include a "best value" category.  That's important for those of us on fixed income.

  4. I grew up in southeast Nebraska.  My first rounds of golf were played on a municipal course with sand greens.  Now I live in Mechanicsburg PA and my home course is Armitage Golf Club.

  5. The best things are that there are a lot of golf courses within a 30 mile drive of my house.  The bad thing is that, in the past 5 years, we have lost 3 really great courses.  Seems the allure of real estate development wins out over golf.

  6. Retired

  7. I'm a Pennsylvania golfer.

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1.T Shot  live in lower slower Delaware Home Course Bayside G C  Fenwick island

2 handicap is 6 have play golf for 50 years

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On 2/11/2019 at 3:20 PM, GolfSpy MPR said:
  • How long have you been playing golf?  Since 1993

  • What’s your handicap or normal score? 14.9/85

  • What do you love about golf?The challenge, the frustration, the company, the solitude, the health aspects, the views.  

  • What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Do you already know any other Spies? Twitter/Instagram posts, but mostly the honest replies given to troll comments. 

  • Where are you from? What is your home course? Denver/Longmont CO, I live just off of Ute Creek Golf Course in Longmont, Robert Trent Jones Jr Muni!  

  • What are the best and worst things about golf in your region? Seasonal, though we still play in snow and cold, but when there's a 6in layer of snow it's no bueno. 

  • What do you do for a living? Sell real estate and IT Network Services for gov. 

  • How’d you pick your user name? It's me, who I am and where I am. 

 

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Wrong thread 🤦🏻‍♂️

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Been playing golf for 7 years now after I stopped playing baseball. My handicap is a 13 and my goal is to get to single digit this summer!

I love golf is a game that can be played by anyone and is so inclusive. You can travel and see beautiful parts of the world and play some incredible tracks. Rounds can be competitive or laid back and there’s no other sport like it!

I’ve always read MyGolfSpy and enjoyed their non-bias content. I do not know any other Spies but would love to get to know some in the future.

From Northern NJ, my home courses are the Bergen County Courses. Handicap is out of Valley Brook Golf Course.

Best thing about my region is there are some of the best golf courses in the world within a 50mi radius of NYC. Worst thing is the cost to play these great public courses and how expensive it is to join a private club.

Currently in Supply Chain/Logistic Sales

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