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7 hours ago, artful_golfer said:

@HarryC, love, love, love to see photos of courses. Thanks for sharing these!

I’m playing at another local club that has held The Ladies Europeans tour events on Saturday - I’ll make sure I take some photo 😊

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Driver::titelist-small: TS2 (Hazardus Smoke 65g)

Hybrid::titelist-small: 818H1 19* (Tensei Pro White)

Hybrid: :titelist-small: 818H1 23* (Tensei Pro White)

Irons: :titelist-small: T100 5 - 9i (KBS C-Taper 130g x-stiff)

Wedges::vokey-small: SM7 46, 50, 54, 58

Putter:  Toulon Las Vegas with StrokeLab shaft

Other: :Arccos:

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4 hours ago, perseveringgolfer said:

This europro tour comp will be on sky shortly after its played

Yep apparently looking at my sky golf channel planner there will be highlights Saturday and Sunday evening in the UK

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Driver::titelist-small: TS2 (Hazardus Smoke 65g)

Hybrid::titelist-small: 818H1 19* (Tensei Pro White)

Hybrid: :titelist-small: 818H1 23* (Tensei Pro White)

Irons: :titelist-small: T100 5 - 9i (KBS C-Taper 130g x-stiff)

Wedges::vokey-small: SM7 46, 50, 54, 58

Putter:  Toulon Las Vegas with StrokeLab shaft

Other: :Arccos:

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- 40 (+4) 

- 4/8 FIR 

- 3/9 GIR (2 birdies)

- 15 Putts

Course was very busy this morning, so I played the back nine. I'm really happy to see my last few scores were not flukes. Amazing how much better golf you can play when you create space for your arms on the downswing.

Had two chip-ins, one for birdie after a bad tee shot on the only par 3, and another from about 30 yards to save par on No. 16 after a bad drive and two punchouts. Driver was not great today, straight on some holes but short, longer on others but left. I'd happily take 250 and straight, but at the moment it's either 230-240 straight or 255-275 left, with the occassional block right. 🤮

Two three putts that just lipped out, and I lost a ball into the water on the par 5 because my second shot left me a not great lie in a part of the course hammered by water this spring. Chunked a wedge into the irrigation pond protecting the green.

My biggest problem now is just ensuring I work on consistency from shot-to-shot. I tend to get a little loose with my head about midway through my rounds, which causes it to move forward on the downswing. The movement results in all sorts of issues until I really focus on correcting it.

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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 practice rhe last few days paid off. My up/down game had been struggling so the last few days have been practicing chips,pitches, and 5 footers. Tonight I got up down 6/6 and shot even par for 9. 

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DRIVER: Titleist 905R S 10.5

3W- Callway XR PRO 16 stiff

5W- Alpha XS

Irons- Titleist 716 AP1 S 1/2 over 2 degrees upright

Vokey SM7 Wedges 54 and 58 1/2 half 3 degrees upright

Putter- Taylor Made Rossa Monza Mini Spider

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Another 81, based on a 3 hole stretch of 2 doubles and a single.

just a lapse of concentration, and bang! You’re suddenly 5 over...

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:Hogan: Combo iron set -8,9,per Icon 5,6,7 PtxPro 4-UiHi

:ping-small: G400 LSTec driver 10° on Aldila X-Torsion Stiff

:callaway-small: 816 Alpha 3-wood 15° On Aldila Rogue Stiff

:callaway-small: 815 GBB Alpha hybrid 19° On Fujikura Speeder 865 Stiff

:benhogan-small: Ptx Pro 5-P irons on KBS Tour V 110 S

:benhogan-small: Equalizer 50°, 54°, 60° wedges on recoil 780 StifF

 :EVNROLL: ER3 34”

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In our league last night, I played, for me, some pretty boring golf.... I want more boring golf.

4 pars, 5 bogies, 16 putts, no real stress. I had one penalty, but it was a shortish par 5 so was able to recover for a bogey.

I did get a really bad bounce on one drive. Our 4th hole has a service path that crosses the fairway about 210 yards out. I've always wanted to accidentally hit the path with my tee shot to see how much of a bounce you can get. Yesterday, I hit my tee shot dead straight, down the middle. Normally, I carry the path by about 10 yards, but we were into a slight breeze. It must have hit the edge of the path or something weird because it kicked ~45 degrees right, putting me under a tree forcing me to play left and try to fade the ball. The ball didn't fade, hit a tree left of the green, but fortunately kicked into the middle of the fairway a bit short of the green. I am impressed with the durability of the Z Star - after two solid impacts, there was some discoloration, but no real damage to the surface.

The only real problem I had was with club selection. Since my back continues to feel really good and my swing seems much more free (the heat and humidity may have played a role too), I flew two greens by about 15 yards early in the round which finally convinced me to club down 1 from "normal".

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Driver: :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 9.5* Recoil 460ES cut to 45"
3W: :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 15* Recoil 460ES
3H, 4H: :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 19*, 23* Recoil 780ES
4-PW:  :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR HF2 Modus3 Tour 105
AW: :mizuno-small:S5 52*
SW: :cleveland-small: 588
LW: :callaway-small: MD3
Putter: :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab Marxman
Bag: :bridgestone-small: Tour B Stand Bag
Ball: :srixon-small: Z-Star
Pushcart: BigMax iQ+

:SuperSpeed: Tester
Starting Driver Speed on PRGR Monitor: 102 mph

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Played a few times over the past week and week and a half. Shot two rounds in the 90s which were awful mainly due to my lack of any accuracy off the tee. I've figured out it's mostly because I'm so far right. The one round where I could find a fairway I shot 87 which is my best score of the year. If I ever get the driver figured out I should be good to shoot 80s.

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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
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3 hours ago, MaxEntropy said:

The only real problem I had was with club selection. Since my back continues to feel really good and my swing seems much more free (the heat and humidity may have played a role too), I flew two greens by about 15 yards early in the round which finally convinced me to club down 1 from "normal".

We told you to do that last week, hardhead!!

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:taylormade-small: M5 Project X Even Flow Blue 6.0
Fairway: Sub 70 939X 15° Project X Even Flow Blue 6.0
:755178188_TourEdge: CBX 119 19° hybrid Project X Even Flow Blue 6.0
:bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 4-GW UST Mamiya Recoil 680 F4
:cleveland-small: Smartsole S
:yes-small: Tracy
Bag: 
:Ogio: Alpha Convoy 514
Balls::Snell: MTB-X

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28 minutes ago, MattF said:

We told you to do that last week, hardhead!!

It's like I fail to believe reality and I'm a slow learner. 

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Driver: :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 9.5* Recoil 460ES cut to 45"
3W: :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 15* Recoil 460ES
3H, 4H: :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 19*, 23* Recoil 780ES
4-PW:  :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR HF2 Modus3 Tour 105
AW: :mizuno-small:S5 52*
SW: :cleveland-small: 588
LW: :callaway-small: MD3
Putter: :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab Marxman
Bag: :bridgestone-small: Tour B Stand Bag
Ball: :srixon-small: Z-Star
Pushcart: BigMax iQ+

:SuperSpeed: Tester
Starting Driver Speed on PRGR Monitor: 102 mph

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Finally had a good game , 71.. 35/36, with 31 putts.

putting has been stellar since I switched from Ricky style to Jack Nic. Making a lot, and just missing many others...

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Currently testing for review:

:Hogan: Combo iron set -8,9,per Icon 5,6,7 PtxPro 4-UiHi

:ping-small: G400 LSTec driver 10° on Aldila X-Torsion Stiff

:callaway-small: 816 Alpha 3-wood 15° On Aldila Rogue Stiff

:callaway-small: 815 GBB Alpha hybrid 19° On Fujikura Speeder 865 Stiff

:benhogan-small: Ptx Pro 5-P irons on KBS Tour V 110 S

:benhogan-small: Equalizer 50°, 54°, 60° wedges on recoil 780 StifF

 :EVNROLL: ER3 34”

:titelist-small: ProV1x

:callaway-small: .Org 14 cart bag

Adidas Tour 360 shoes

 

 

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Ever shoot an 86 but it feels like a 76?
That's what happens when 46.5% of your shots are putts....yeah, striping it all day long but couldn't putt to save my life...40 of em ... Time to try something new.
I did the exact same thing yesterday! Greens were impossible at a new course, 3-putted 5 times, only 1 one putt.

Take Dead Aim

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52 minutes ago, GolfSpy Stroker said:

Ever shoot an 86 but it feels like a 76?

That's what happens when 46.5% of your shots are putts....yeah, striping it all day long but couldn't putt to save my life...40 of em 😭😭😭... Time to try something new.

Get it out of your system because your first major is a week away.  After playing with you less toe hang is my advice but then again you saw me putt so it's like taking religious advice from a porn star.

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:cleveland-small: - Launcher Turbo 2 hybrid

:cobra-small: - F9 One Length 3-G

:cleveland-small: - CBX 52 and 56

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Ever shoot an 86 but it feels like a 76?
That's what happens when 46.5% of your shots are putts....yeah, striping it all day long but couldn't putt to save my life...40 of em ... Time to try something new.


Why do you struggle with putting and how do you practice?

Driver:  :ping-small: G400 Max 9* with UST Proforce V2
Fairway: :titelist-small: TS3 15* set  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:      :srixon-small: 765 6-AW with KBS Tour shafts
Wedge:  :cleveland-small: 588 54-14, 58-12
Putter:  :odyssey-small: Ten S      Backups:  :bobby-grace-1: 6330,   :EVNROLL: ER2.2,  

 

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1 minute ago, cnosil said:

 


Why do you struggle with putting and how do you practice?

 

I wasn't used to the speed of the greens and the pace threw me off the first 10 holes; last 8 I had 2 putts all the way in.
The putter I was using has a heavy head so it was hard to get a feel.

I practice at home on my putting mat each night and I practice at various ranges when I can get out there.

I think a big part of the problem was the putter.  Just never got comfortable holding it in my hands and getting a feel for the pace and I left myself some long second putts.

Better days ahead!

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:cobra-small:  King F7 3w Fujikara 
:titelist-small:  816 H1 21 Diamana red
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:vokey-small:  SM6 54/58 
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Had another good day of a 75. And one 3 hole stretch of bogie, double, bogie, gahhh, but the rest of the day was even..

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Currently testing for review:

:Hogan: Combo iron set -8,9,per Icon 5,6,7 PtxPro 4-UiHi

:ping-small: G400 LSTec driver 10° on Aldila X-Torsion Stiff

:callaway-small: 816 Alpha 3-wood 15° On Aldila Rogue Stiff

:callaway-small: 815 GBB Alpha hybrid 19° On Fujikura Speeder 865 Stiff

:benhogan-small: Ptx Pro 5-P irons on KBS Tour V 110 S

:benhogan-small: Equalizer 50°, 54°, 60° wedges on recoil 780 StifF

 :EVNROLL: ER3 34”

:titelist-small: ProV1x

:callaway-small: .Org 14 cart bag

Adidas Tour 360 shoes

 

 

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Great round! I had a similar experience my last round. After finally physically recovering from a second hip replacement surgery, I was playing my best rond in five years. I was playing in three hole stretches, per the advice of my pro, so that I wouldn't get ahead of myself or start thinking of a potential final score. Unfortunately, I finished +6 on the last four holes to finish at 82. Not bad for my current 14.9 hcp!

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296hole-in-one WITBDriver - Ping G400 Max 10.5* or Titleist 917 D3 10.5*. Fairways - Srixon ZF45 17* 4w; Callaway Rogue 16.5* 4w; Callaway Epic 20* Heavenwood & 24* Divine Nine wood. Irons: TaylorMade P790, 4 - AW. Wedges - Cleveland Black RTX 2.0 AW 52, SW 56 & LW 60; Callaway SureOut 58* SW & 64* XW. Putter(s) - Scotty Cameron Concept X CX-01; Scotty Cameron Golo S5; Scotty Cameron Red X2 C/S; Ping Sigma 2 Wolverine H; Balls - Callaway Truvis; Volvik Vivid Matte Finish; Titleist Pro V1x.

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Had to fight to a 79, with a solid back, but crappy front, sheesh!

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Currently testing for review:

:Hogan: Combo iron set -8,9,per Icon 5,6,7 PtxPro 4-UiHi

:ping-small: G400 LSTec driver 10° on Aldila X-Torsion Stiff

:callaway-small: 816 Alpha 3-wood 15° On Aldila Rogue Stiff

:callaway-small: 815 GBB Alpha hybrid 19° On Fujikura Speeder 865 Stiff

:benhogan-small: Ptx Pro 5-P irons on KBS Tour V 110 S

:benhogan-small: Equalizer 50°, 54°, 60° wedges on recoil 780 StifF

 :EVNROLL: ER3 34”

:titelist-small: ProV1x

:callaway-small: .Org 14 cart bag

Adidas Tour 360 shoes

 

 

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