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I played a course I've never been to before in Virginia and shot a 46... A personal best for me... I only played 9 and averaged 18 putts, and I only lost 2 balls... my first 2 went into the creek, then I put the driver away and hit my hybrid right down the middle, and it was all good from there on... I hit 6 fairways, and 4 greens in regulation, and ended up with 3 pars (more than I've ever had)...

 

Overall, I hope I can keep hitting like this for the rest of the year...

My Bag:
Driver - 
:cobra-small:  King F6+

3 Wood -  :callaway-small: XR16
Hybrids -  :srixon-small:  ZH45
Irons -  :mizuno-small:  JPX 850 Pro

Wedges -  :callaway-small: Mac Daddy 2
Putter -   :taylormade-small: Spider Tour Red
Bag - Ogio Grom Stand

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I played a course I've never been to before in Virginia and shot a 46... A personal best for me... I only played 9 and averaged 18 putts, and I only lost 2 balls... my first 2 went into the creek, then I put the driver away and hit my hybrid right down the middle, and it was all good from there on... I hit 6 fairways, and 4 greens in regulation, and ended up with 3 pars (more than I've ever had)...

 

Overall, I hope I can keep hitting like this for the rest of the year...

 

Congrats! Sounds like you'll be sub-90 before long!

 

If the weather holds off, I'll be out for 18 tomorrow morning with a report to follow. First teacher golf outing of the year.

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A one over 73 for me yesterday and I seem to have lost my rhythm and timing again.

 

I hit some balls today and I'll hit some more tomorrow and see if I can regain the "magic". :)

 

I put some new irons into play today, TM R9 with Fujikura Motore shafts, an attempt to regain some swing speed and distance with my irons.

Semper Fi

 

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Played on a cow pasture called a golf course today in a scramble. We got second last year having never seen the course before and losing to the 'club pro' and members by a stroke. This year we won by a stroke with a -13 (58)...first time I ever won anything at golf.

 

The greens were terrible and three putts from the same place hit exactly the same would have 3 different results. I was the best putter on our team and hit the first shot of our round 260 in the middle of the fairway. Had I not refound an old bad habit it would have been a perfect day of golf.......save the course.

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Good for you!

 

If I ever have to play in a scramble again I'll bring three girls from a local university's golf team who will hit from the forward tees while I play the seniors'. :)

 

Last event I played in was a few years ago and four old men shot 59 from the regular tees even though we could have played from the senior's. It wasn't my decision. :)

 

We didn't win anything as a team but I got closest to the pin on the par 3 we finished on.

 

I hate scrambles. People cheat like dogs.

Semper Fi

 

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Not a "round" but I went for a fitting today...WOW! Added 1/2" and went up 3*. I swung the Ping 7I that fit my new specs and it's a total revelation. Every shot is at least 10% better - good swings are great, bad swings are playable, and I'm much more comfortable. Picking up the irons on Wednesday after the work is done and I can't wait!

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Not a "round" but I went for a fitting today...WOW! Added 1/2" and went up 3*. I swung the Ping 7I that fit my new specs and it's a total revelation. Every shot is at least 10% better - good swings are great, bad swings are playable, and I'm much more comfortable. Picking up the irons on Wednesday after the work is done and I can't wait!

 

 

Which irons are you going for?

My Bag:
Driver - 
:cobra-small:  King F6+

3 Wood -  :callaway-small: XR16
Hybrids -  :srixon-small:  ZH45
Irons -  :mizuno-small:  JPX 850 Pro

Wedges -  :callaway-small: Mac Daddy 2
Putter -   :taylormade-small: Spider Tour Red
Bag - Ogio Grom Stand

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Played so poorly yesterday it makes me wonder why i play this stupid game. :)

 

I couldn't drive the ball to save my arse. Snap hooks and blocks. My back was a little stiff and it threw me all off. If I don't make a full turn I get quick and bad things happen.

 

Ten pars, five bogeys and three birdies for a two over 74. Not bad you say? Not very good when you consider I made six 20 footers. I don't normally make any.

 

There's always tomorrow.

Semper Fi

 

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Played so poorly yesterday it makes me wonder why i play this stupid game. :)

 

I couldn't drive the ball to save my arse. Snap hooks and blocks. My back was a little stiff and it threw me all off. If I don't make a full turn I get quick and bad things happen.

 

Ten pars, five bogeys and three birdies for a two over 74. Not bad you say? Not very good when you consider I made six 20 footers. I don't normally make any.

 

There's always tomorrow.

Plays like crap and shoots a 74...... well done sir.

Driver - :taylormade-small:   Stealth 9° Graphite Design Tour AD XC Stiff
Fairway - Cannot find one worth a dang

Hybrid - :srixon-small: ZX 16° & 18° GD Tour IZ S

2 Iron - :srixon-small: ZU65 18° AeroTech SteelFiber 110icw S

Irons -  :srixon-small: ZX7 MKII  4-Pw Project X 6.0, std length  1° flat
Wedges - :cleveland-small: RTX 6 Tour Rack 50° 54° 58° Project X 6.0, std length 1° flat

Putters -  Ping PLD Custom Anser/Evnroll ER1V/Odyssey Toulon Stroke Lab Austin/Odyssey 2 Ball DFX/ TaylorMade Spider Tour Black/Ping Anser F/Scotty Cameron TeI3 Sole Stamp Newport 2. All with different grips, weights, and lengths.
 

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This weeks round was an adventure. I made 7 pars, and 2 "others". Lots of looks at birds, just couldn't cash them. The "others" were products of loose tee shots, and careless putting. On the + side, my short game seems to be rounding into preseason form. A few more months, and I should be able to pitch it ON the green from 35 yards.

Driver - :taylormade-small:   Stealth 9° Graphite Design Tour AD XC Stiff
Fairway - Cannot find one worth a dang

Hybrid - :srixon-small: ZX 16° & 18° GD Tour IZ S

2 Iron - :srixon-small: ZU65 18° AeroTech SteelFiber 110icw S

Irons -  :srixon-small: ZX7 MKII  4-Pw Project X 6.0, std length  1° flat
Wedges - :cleveland-small: RTX 6 Tour Rack 50° 54° 58° Project X 6.0, std length 1° flat

Putters -  Ping PLD Custom Anser/Evnroll ER1V/Odyssey Toulon Stroke Lab Austin/Odyssey 2 Ball DFX/ TaylorMade Spider Tour Black/Ping Anser F/Scotty Cameron TeI3 Sole Stamp Newport 2. All with different grips, weights, and lengths.
 

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Much better today. Except for a few 200 yard snap hooks in the middle of the round I hit the ball solid from tee to green.

 

Had a one bogey two birdie 71 with a big bender on 18, a hole I bogey more than I birdie.

 

The new TM R9 irons with Fujikura Motore shafts are feeling really good.

Semper Fi

 

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Since 2005 I've had the TM RAC OS irons with stiff steel shafts in my bag.

 

The R9s have no offset and I no longer fear the pull hook. Why I was playing with offset irons for five years is a mystery to me. :angry:

 

Funny item in my News Feed on Facebook, John: "Blair Alana O'Neal and John D Barry are friends with Americangolf Paris." next to a picture of Blair and Trump.

 

Makes it sound like you and Blair are a couple. :)

Semper Fi

 

My Club

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