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Congrats that is a huge life change. Well done!

 

Now the taking up golf part..eh. 🤣

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18 minutes ago, THEZIPR23 said:

Congrats that is a huge life change. Well done!

 

Now the taking up golf part..eh. 🤣

Thank you!! Trying to at least. I'm having fun with it!!

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After losing more than 235lbs with RNY weight loss surgery and building a passion for the game of golf I decided to create a youtube channel to share my journey. I'll be bringing golf course vlogs, golf product reviews, golf simulator sessions from my home garage setup, and a whole lot more!

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Great job on the weight loss. The golf swing looks good. The greens looked to be a bit slow that day though. I guess that early spring in Michigan. 

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3 minutes ago, Kor.A.Door said:

Great job on the weight loss. The golf swing looks good. The greens looked to be a bit slow that day though. I guess that early spring in Michigan. 

Thank you very much!! Yeah really depends on the course here too. Between being dry and hot to cold & wet. That still a part of my game that I'm trying to get is reading greens correctly. 

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8 minutes ago, TheBogeySmalls said:

Thank you very much!! Yeah really depends on the course here too. Between being dry and hot to cold & wet. That still a part of my game that I'm trying to get is reading greens correctly. 

I grew up in Benton Harbor area so I know exactly what you mean on the course conditions. 

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2 hours ago, TheBogeySmalls said:

That still a part of my game that I'm trying to get is reading greens correctly. 

First .. big CONGRATS!! on setting your mind to make positive changes 👍

Next.. we are all .. ALWAYS .. trying to learn to read greens better! Along with every other party of the game.

See: that's one of the big draws in golf - at any, and every, level of player you're constantly seeking "better" (whatever the f*** that is 🤪). 

Good luck on your journey and looking forward to more posts about it.

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First .. big CONGRATS!! on setting your mind to make positive changes [emoji106]
Next.. we are all .. ALWAYS .. trying to learn to read greens better! Along with every other party of the game.
See: that's one of the big draws in golf - at any, and every, level of player you're constantly seeking "better" (whatever the f*** that is [emoji2957]). 
Good luck on your journey and looking forward to more posts about it.



I really appreciate the kind words man. Thank you so much for the support!!!


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Great to hear about both of your journeys. One is hard enough, but you took on two of the hardest ones out there at the same time. I wish you all the best. Be well, be safe, and enjoy.

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Great to hear about both of your journeys. One is hard enough, but you took on two of the hardest ones out there at the same time. I wish you all the best. Be well, be safe, and enjoy.



Thank you so much. I really appreciate the kind words!!!


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Great job getting your life back together.  Lots of stories about people and how golf has had a positive impact on their life.  Thanks for sharing.

Your game looks pretty good for someone only playing for less than 2 seasons.  Keep it up!!  

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On 6/9/2020 at 4:50 PM, TheBogeySmalls said:

Hello everyone, 

I used to be 600lbs and either on my way to not being here or would prob have been disabled. I had to make a drastic change and would have WLS to drop over 235lbs so far. During that time I would fall in love with the game of fold. So much so that I decided to use golf as motivator to keep going. I wanted to document my journey so I created a youtube channel to record my rounds and course vlogs. I'm always open to honest criticism and tips that anyone sees from the game where it can help me out. I've only been playing for not even 2 full seasons. Just looking to connect and make new friends even if from afar within the golf community. 

 

 

Incredible weight loss. If you can do that you can do anything. Complete life change right there congratulations 

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Great work!  That's an incredible story.  I look forward to seeing more of your videos.  Keep it up!

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Congratulations on making such great progress!  I'll bet your YT/Blog story (nice job on production btw) will inspire others with weight challenges to make similar changes.  Keep at it!!

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Awesome story and congrats!  That's a major life change and no small feat!  Well done!

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On 6/9/2020 at 4:50 PM, TheBogeySmalls said:

Hello everyone, 

I used to be 600lbs and either on my way to not being here or would prob have been disabled. I had to make a drastic change and would have WLS to drop over 235lbs so far. During that time I would fall in love with the game of fold. So much so that I decided to use golf as motivator to keep going. I wanted to document my journey so I created a youtube channel to record my rounds and course vlogs. I'm always open to honest criticism and tips that anyone sees from the game where it can help me out. I've only been playing for not even 2 full seasons. Just looking to connect and make new friends even if from afar within the golf community. 

 

 

Congrats man, I checked out and subscribed to your channel, I am super happy with how your journey is coming along.

Question, what are you using as far as the shot tracer goes on your videos?

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Welcome to the forum!  Congrats on the incredible journey.  Keep up the great work!

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Congrats man, I checked out and subscribed to your channel, I am super happy with how your journey is coming along.
Question, what are you using as far as the shot tracer goes on your videos?



I’m using the shot tracer app that has been released for the Mac. It’s a game changer no longer having to do it on the phone. Cuts my editing time in half!!


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Welcome to the forum!  Congrats on the incredible journey.  Keep up the great work!



Thank you so much!! Really appreciate the support from everyone it means a lot!!


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4 minutes ago, TheBogeySmalls said:

 

 


I’m using the shot tracer app that has been released for the Mac. It’s a game changer no longer having to do it on the phone. Cuts my editing time in half!!


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Thank you for the information, I'm going to check out their Android version.

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