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Since it was sunny today, just a little chilly, my wife and I decided to play.  We also walked 18, unusual for her.  We were paired with two 30-something brothers, one was a birthday boy today.  Big hitters!  The birthday boy had brand new Srixon Z765 irons with the barcode still on one shaft; steel shafts except for a graphite shaft driving iron.  It was a treat to watch; he was very good with them.  The driving iron flew my best driver shot... impressive.  He was not as impressive with his TM M2 driver.

I was even on the front nine with 2 birdies and 2 bogeys going into #9... double!!  Crap!  I was +4 on the back nine going into #18... yep! double again!!  Just an 80, but I hit the ball well except for one shot on each if those two holes.  

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I eased my way around Desert Hills yesterday following the episode with my back muscles this past Saturday.  I had spent a little time late Wednesday doing some shoulder turn drills and it wasn't creating additional discomfort, so I decided to give it a go. My hesitation to swing full out showed in a number of shots pushed right but, all things considered, I'll take the 43/46 and the fact that I did not need more Ibuprofen last night as a win.  🤗

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:ping-small: G410 Plus, 9 Degree Driver 

:ping-small: G400 SFT, 16 Degree 3w

:ping-small: G400 SFT, 19 Degree 5w

:srixon-small:  ZX5 Irons 4-AW 

:ping-small: Glide 2.0 56 Degree SW   (removed from double secret probation 😍)

:ping-small: B61 Putter  (Currently Testing Evnroll ER5v)

 

 

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Well it figured, I’ve been hitting the ball really well last week+ and continued this morning until 5th hold and a deluge started along with 15-20 mph winds. At an out of Villages course so rented cart with no sides or club protection and of course no umbrella.
Breakfast with Bacon Boyz was awesome!!


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Left Hand, 

Driver; Titleist TSi2, Kuro Kage 50 gr R2

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead, Hazardous Vista Pro R2

Irons; Ping G710 6-GW, Recoil 460 R2

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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Well it figured, I’ve been hitting the ball really well last week+ and continued this morning until 5th hold and a deluge started along with 15-20 mph winds. At an out of Villages course so rented cart with no sides or club protection and of course no umbrella.
Breakfast with Bacon Boyz was awesome!!
 

You need to plan your off-Villages rounds better... check the weather!! ☔  Failing to plan is planning to fail.

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You need to plan your off-Villages rounds better... check the weather!! [emoji299]  Failing to plan is planning to fail.

True that! I didn’t do this week’s Friday schedule. Problem is too many guys (24) with excessive points so we were forced to go a brand new area in The Villages where the Cart Bridges (3) aren’t completed so no Personal Carts.
IMG_3719.HEIC


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Left Hand, 

Driver; Titleist TSi2, Kuro Kage 50 gr R2

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead, Hazardous Vista Pro R2

Irons; Ping G710 6-GW, Recoil 460 R2

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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True that! I didn’t do this week’s Friday schedule. Problem is too many guys (24) with excessive points so we were forced to go a brand new area in The Villages where the Cart Bridges (3) aren’t completed so no Personal Carts.
IMG_3719.HEIC
 

I feel sad that you don't have all the cart bridges that you need.   😂

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We don’t stop playing the game because we get old; we get old because we stop playing the game.”

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I feel sad that you don't have all the cart bridges that you need.   [emoji23]

It’s freakin tragedy [emoji33]
Some guys turned to Fireball for solace.


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Left Hand, 

Driver; Titleist TSi2, Kuro Kage 50 gr R2

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead, Hazardous Vista Pro R2

Irons; Ping G710 6-GW, Recoil 460 R2

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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One of the Boys @ breakfast had a Mountain Scrambler with extra sausage & gravy. My God it’s gotta be 3,000 calories[emoji33] and he was still hungry!

 

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I know a guy like that and he's skinny as a rail

 

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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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+7 front

-2 back - for a 76

the hands higher on the backswing move is starting to produce some really nice shots

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:callaway-small: MavriK Sub Zero 9* on EvenFlow RipTide 6.0 50g

:cobra-small: Speedzone 3-wood on Tensi blue S

:cobra-small: F8 5/6 wood on Aldila NxT GEN MLT R

:Hogan: Combo iron set -8,9,per Icon 5,6,7 PtxPro 4-UiHi on Recoil 780 ES f4 Stiff shafts (best clubs ever)

:benhogan-small: Equalizer 50°, 54°, 60° wedges on Recoil 780 f4

 :EVNROLL: ER3 34”

:titelist-small: ProV1x

:callaway-small: .Org 14 cart bag

Adidas Tour 360 shoes

 

 

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Played Wolf today.  Played lousy.  Lost.  End of story.

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Driver: :ping-small: G400 Max 9 degree set to +1, Aldila Extreme Green 55 gram R shaft 

Fairway: :taylormade-small: M4 3W (16.5*) 5W (21*) 7W (24*) -- stock R shafts.

Irons: :callaway-small: Apex CF19 6-9, PW, AW KBSTour Graphite  70g shafts R

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: CBX2 52,56, 60 degree wedges

Putter: :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab 7S

Ball: :Snell: MTB-X

My Photography can be seen at Smugmug

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I know a guy like that and he's skinny as a rail
 
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If I watch him eat I gain 5 lbs.


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Rick

 

 

Left Hand, 

Driver; Titleist TSi2, Kuro Kage 50 gr R2

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead, Hazardous Vista Pro R2

Irons; Ping G710 6-GW, Recoil 460 R2

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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If I watch him eat I gain 5 lbs.

 

 

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We do have a weight loss thread going here. Feel free to check in after you've watched him eat.

 

 

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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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3 hours ago, CarlH said:

Played Wolf today.  Played lousy.  Lost.  End of story.

It happens.  Shrug it off.  Get 'em next time.

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Really solid round, best I’ve played in a long time. Conditions were strange, very  fine misty rain for most of the day along with blustery wind.

My whole game was solid. 12/14 fairways, 12 GIR, no 3 putts and shaved the hole lots of times. 2 birdies, 5 bogeys and the rest pars. Course management and concentration were both better than normal.

Getting the report in early as we got around in 3.5 hours (as a 3) would have been even quicker but we ran into the back end of the field for the last few holes.

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:cobra-small: F8 3 & 5 Woods Project X Evenflow Blue 6.0

:titelist-small: TS2 7 Wood Project X Evenflow Blue 6.0
:mizuno-small:  MP18 MMC - Project X LZ 5.5
:cleveland-small: Zipcore Wedges 50,54,58 - Project X LZ 5.5
MLA Tour Mallet 33"
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11 hours ago, tony@CIC said:

I know a guy like that and he's skinny as a rail

 

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..on the outside!

Driver     Awaiting NEW Driver (after 10 yrs)  
4 Wood   Callaway Big Bertha Steelhead plus 4+  :callaway-small: Callaway shaft in 'Firm' flex

Hybrid     Titleist 910H 19*    :titelist-small:   Diamana ahina 'flower' shaft in 'S'

Irons         Mizuno MP18SC 4-PW   :mizuno-small:  N.S Pro Modus3 Tour 105 in 'S'

Wedges    Callaway Mack Daddy forged in black 50* and 54*  :callaway-small:   KBS Tour in 'R'

Putter        'YES' Tracy 11 C groove 34.5"

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We do have a weight loss thread going here. Feel free to check in after you've watched him eat.
 
 
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I know that thread, been avoiding it [emoji12]


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Left Hand, 

Driver; Titleist TSi2, Kuro Kage 50 gr R2

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead, Hazardous Vista Pro R2

Irons; Ping G710 6-GW, Recoil 460 R2

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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I know that thread, been avoiding it emoji12.png


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I hear ya.....I'm on two diets now because I was still hungry on just one!  🙂 

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Driver: :ping-small: G400 Max 9 degree set to +1, Aldila Extreme Green 55 gram R shaft 

Fairway: :taylormade-small: M4 3W (16.5*) 5W (21*) 7W (24*) -- stock R shafts.

Irons: :callaway-small: Apex CF19 6-9, PW, AW KBSTour Graphite  70g shafts R

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: CBX2 52,56, 60 degree wedges

Putter: :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab 7S

Ball: :Snell: MTB-X

My Photography can be seen at Smugmug

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I hear ya.....I'm on two diets now because I was still hungry on just one!  [emoji846] 

Huh, makes sense to me[emoji12]


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Rick

 

 

Left Hand, 

Driver; Titleist TSi2, Kuro Kage 50 gr R2

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead, Hazardous Vista Pro R2

Irons; Ping G710 6-GW, Recoil 460 R2

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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1st round of Club Championship .....been playing well as of late....79,80,84.....today I posted a bodacious 45/46:91....net 79 which puts me 10 strokes back of the leader. Just could not putt, way too aggressive....


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Driver: PXG 0211 w/Evenflo Riptide CB Regular shaft 

Fairways:  Cobra King F8 3-4W(16*) & 5-6W(20*) w/Mitsubishi ck Blue regular shaft 

Hybrid: Cobra F8 3 Hybrid(19*) w/Recoil ES regular shaft 

Irons: Wilson D7 5-PW w/Recoil 460 Regular graphite shafts 

Wedges: Cleveland RTX Zipcore(50*/54*/58*) w/True Temper Spinner Wedge steel shaft  

Putter: 33" Evnroll ER2 w/Evnroll Gravity Grip 

Bag: Vice cart bag(Black).  

Pushcart:  Caddytek 3.0 from Costco

Ball: Maxfli Tour CG & Titleist Pro V1x.

 

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1st round of Club Championship .....been playing well as of late....79,80,84.....today I posted a bodacious 45/46:91....net 79 which puts me 10 strokes back of the leader. Just could not putt, way too aggressive....


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There’s always the 2nd round [emoji16]


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Rick

 

 

Left Hand, 

Driver; Titleist TSi2, Kuro Kage 50 gr R2

5 Wood; Cally Steelhead 

5 Hybrid; Cally Steelhead, Hazardous Vista Pro R2

Irons; Ping G710 6-GW, Recoil 460 R2

Putter; Waaay too many to list

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