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The time has arrived for my lessons with probably the top instructor in the NE Ohio area, Randy Dietz.

I got to Windmill Training Center in Macedonia about 20 minutes early for my lesson, checked in and they gave me a small bucket to warm up.

I got my clubs and shoes and headed off where I proceeded to get the shanks. Yes, I said it, the shanks.I have no idea where that marvelous piece of golf came from and I was not real happy, but I was there and it was time.

Randy took me to the end of the bays where he gives his lesson and asked me to hit a few while he took some video. I told him I literally got the shanks on the range and then ripped off shot after shot of great 6 irons. He said "what's there to fix?". Actually, there was a couple of things. I was a bit steep in my back swing and I was folding my left arm in in the follow through...think T-rex arms.

He had me get on his brand new plane station and work on that for a bit to get the feeling of a more rounded swing. I was asking a lot of why questions as I warned him I'm analytical and need to know the why things work. He also gave me a drill to do where you swing but instead of gripping with the right hand, you lay it flat against the shaft when you swing to make the left arm flat on the follow through and not fold in. He said it wasn't an easy thing to do but I did it on the first swing with a ball and heard "amazing" behind me. I did it again and heard "wow". On the third time he just laughed and said he'd never seen anyone get it down straight away. We ended the lesson with some half shots with the 9 iron them about 8 or so drivers. I was just hitting both so well with the driver carrying about 240 and not one that wouldn't have been in the fairway.

I'm very happy with Randy and hope that we'll see big strides in my game.

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In the bag:
Driver: :titelist-small: TSi2 Project X HZRDUS Smoke Black RDX 6.0
Fairway: :Sub70: 939X 15° Project X Even Flow Blue 6.0
Hybrid: :Sub70: 939X 3 Hybrid Project X Even Flow Riptide 6.0
Irons: :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged 4-GW Project X Catalyst 80 6.0
Wedge: :cleveland-small: Smartsole S
Putter :yes-small: Tracy
Bag: 
:Ogio: Alpha Convoy 514
Balls::Snell: MTB-X or Black

Cart: :CaddyTek: CaddyLite ONE Ver. 8


God Bless America🇺🇸, God save the Queen🇬🇧, God defend New Zealand🇳🇿 and thank Christ for Australia🇦🇺!

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Awesome man!!!! So we'll play the gold tees next time I'm at Windmill.

I'm getting lessons this year too. Time to smooth out those last rough edges.

The time has arrived for my lessons with probably the top instructor in the NE Ohio area, Randy Dietz.

I got to Windmill Training Center in Macedonia about 20 minutes early for my lesson, checked in and they gave me a small bucket to warm up.

I got my clubs and shoes and headed off where I proceeded to get the shanks. Yes, I said it, the shanks.I have no idea where that marvelous piece of golf came from and I was not real happy, but I was there and it was time.

Randy took me to the end of the bays where he gives his lesson and asked me to hit a few while he took some video. I told him I literally got the shanks on the range and then ripped off shot after shot of great 6 irons. He said "what's there to fix?". Actually, there was a couple of things. I was a bit steep in my back swing and I was folding my left arm in in the follow through...think T-rex arms.

He had me get on his brand new plane station and work on that for a bit to get the feeling of a more rounded swing. I was asking a lot of why questions as I warned him I'm analytical and need to know the why things work. He also gave me a drill to do where you swing but instead of gripping with the right hand, you lay it flat against the shaft when you swing to make the left arm flat on the follow through and not fold in. He said it wasn't an easy thing to do but I did it on the first swing with a ball and heard "amazing" behind me. I did it again and heard "wow". On the third time he just laughed and said he'd never seen anyone get it down straight away. We ended the lesson with some half shots with the 9 iron them about 8 or so drivers. I was just hitting both so well with the driver carrying about 240 and not one that wouldn't have been in the fairway.

I'm very happy with Randy and hope that we'll see big strides in my game.


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42 minutes ago, DiscipleofPenick said:

So we'll play the gold tees next time I'm at Windmill.

Ah, no.

In the bag:
Driver: :titelist-small: TSi2 Project X HZRDUS Smoke Black RDX 6.0
Fairway: :Sub70: 939X 15° Project X Even Flow Blue 6.0
Hybrid: :Sub70: 939X 3 Hybrid Project X Even Flow Riptide 6.0
Irons: :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged 4-GW Project X Catalyst 80 6.0
Wedge: :cleveland-small: Smartsole S
Putter :yes-small: Tracy
Bag: 
:Ogio: Alpha Convoy 514
Balls::Snell: MTB-X or Black

Cart: :CaddyTek: CaddyLite ONE Ver. 8


God Bless America🇺🇸, God save the Queen🇬🇧, God defend New Zealand🇳🇿 and thank Christ for Australia🇦🇺!

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1 hour ago, MattF said:

The time has arrived for my lessons with probably the top instructor in the NE Ohio area, Randy Dietz.

I got to Windmill Training Center in Macedonia about 20 minutes early for my lesson, checked in and they gave me a small bucket to warm up.

I got my clubs and shoes and headed off where I proceeded to get the shanks. Yes, I said it, the shanks.I have no idea where that marvelous piece of golf came from and I was not real happy, but I was there and it was time.

Randy took me to the end of the bays where he gives his lesson and asked me to hit a few while he took some video. I told him I literally got the shanks on the range and then ripped off shot after shot of great 6 irons. He said "what's there to fix?". Actually, there was a couple of things. I was a bit steep in my back swing and I was folding my left arm in in the follow through...think T-rex arms.

He had me get on his brand new plane station and work on that for a bit to get the feeling of a more rounded swing. I was asking a lot of why questions as I warned him I'm analytical and need to know the why things work. He also gave me a drill to do where you swing but instead of gripping with the right hand, you lay it flat against the shaft when you swing to make the left arm flat on the follow through and not fold in. He said it wasn't an easy thing to do but I did it on the first swing with a ball and heard "amazing" behind me. I did it again and heard "wow". On the third time he just laughed and said he'd never seen anyone get it down straight away. We ended the lesson with some half shots with the 9 iron them about 8 or so drivers. I was just hitting both so well with the driver carrying about 240 and not one that wouldn't have been in the fairway.

I'm very happy with Randy and hope that we'll see big strides in my game.

Sounds like he's a big help for you/your game.

Based on your recommendation when we played here in Florida, I've been communicating with Randy about a series of lessons for my wife in May. I'm going to coordinate that with her putter fitting from Trent. It's nice when a spouse is as enthusiastic about golf.  😊

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:ping-small: G410 SFT driver 

Cobra King F-9  5 wood
:ping-small:  410  Hybrids 22*, 26*

Cobra Speed Zone 6-GP/Recoil ESX 460 F3 Shafts 

:titelist-small: SM7 54* Wedge

:ping-small: Glide 3.0  60* Wedge

:odyssey-small: O Works putter
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:CaddyTek: - 4 Wheel 
:footjoy-small: - too many shoes to list and so many to buy

:1590477705_SunMountain: And  BAG Boy

Golf Balls: Snell MTB-X 

2020 Official Tester :SuperSpeed: Beginning Driver Speed  - 78

2019 Official Tester :ping-small:  410 Driver

2018 Official Tester :wilson-small: C300

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Update time. I saw Randy again today and we worked on more lag (for want of a better term), more square to the target and flattening out my swing. It sounds like a lot, but it all works together and wasn't information overload.

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In the bag:
Driver: :titelist-small: TSi2 Project X HZRDUS Smoke Black RDX 6.0
Fairway: :Sub70: 939X 15° Project X Even Flow Blue 6.0
Hybrid: :Sub70: 939X 3 Hybrid Project X Even Flow Riptide 6.0
Irons: :wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged 4-GW Project X Catalyst 80 6.0
Wedge: :cleveland-small: Smartsole S
Putter :yes-small: Tracy
Bag: 
:Ogio: Alpha Convoy 514
Balls::Snell: MTB-X or Black

Cart: :CaddyTek: CaddyLite ONE Ver. 8


God Bless America🇺🇸, God save the Queen🇬🇧, God defend New Zealand🇳🇿 and thank Christ for Australia🇦🇺!

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2 minutes ago, MattF said:

Update time. I saw Randy again today and we worked on more lag (for want of a better term), more square to the target and flattening out my swing. It sounds like a lot, but it all works together and wasn't information overload.

I really like his teaching style. Looking forward to our next lesson in a few weeks. 

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Left Hand orientation

:ping-small: G410 SFT driver 

Cobra King F-9  5 wood
:ping-small:  410  Hybrids 22*, 26*

Cobra Speed Zone 6-GP/Recoil ESX 460 F3 Shafts 

:titelist-small: SM7 54* Wedge

:ping-small: Glide 3.0  60* Wedge

:odyssey-small: O Works putter
:918457628_PrecisionPro:NX9-HD

:CaddyTek: - 4 Wheel 
:footjoy-small: - too many shoes to list and so many to buy

:1590477705_SunMountain: And  BAG Boy

Golf Balls: Snell MTB-X 

2020 Official Tester :SuperSpeed: Beginning Driver Speed  - 78

2019 Official Tester :ping-small:  410 Driver

2018 Official Tester :wilson-small: C300

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12 minutes ago, MattF said:

Update time. I saw Randy again today and we worked on more lag (for want of a better term), more square to the target and flattening out my swing. It sounds like a lot, but it all works together and wasn't information overload.

Hope the changes help.   Had my lesson today; made quite a few tweaks and hoping that I can incorporate them. 

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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:  :cleveland-small: 588 54-14, 58-12
Putter:  Bellum Winmore 787

Backups:  :bobby-grace-1: 6330, :taylormade-small:TM-180

 

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

 

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