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Played at Plantation Palms today as my regular Tuesday game got underway.  I shot lousy today but scored okay with a 45/43:88 This course is longer than my home club(Pebble Creek) but I like the challenge.

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Driver: PXG 0211 w/Evenflo Riptide CB Regular shaft 

Fairways:  Cobra King F8 3-4W(16*), 5-6W(20*) both w/Mitsubishi ck Blue regular shaft and Patriot 7W w/AccuLaunch 60 by Accuflex

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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Played one of the tougher 9’s this morning. Brought a G710 7i to match up against 919 Hot Metal 7i, so far 919 has a slight edge. Both are really nice clubs.
BTW, played OK but no scoring due to testing the irons. Humid as usual [emoji33]


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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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Played Sunday, it was so meh that I didn’t even post. 40-43 83, first round in the 80’s since March.

The only bright spot was it seemed like a classic SuperSpeed I’m about to jump round, several shots flared right. That’s extremely unusual for me.


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Taylor Made Sim2  10.5 (Opened 1 click) Ventus Blue 5  R flex

Ping G410 5-9 wood  Alta 65 R flex

Wilson D7 forged 6-GW -  Mamiya recoil 460 R flex

Edison Wedges 54 and 59 KBS Tour Graphite 80's

EVNRoll ER 5

Titleist Pro VIx optic yellow with revkev stamped on them

Tour Exotics 3 wood is in the bag because we are allowed 14 clubs.  It's a great club for pulling balls out of the water or from bushes - you never want to put your hand into anything in Florida unless you are absolutely certain that it's safe.  There are rare wind conditions when I might hit it off the tee on a few holes that I play.  

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Had a very good night in league tonight. 39 (+4) with 2 penalties due to wayward drives for a net 31. I had a case of the pulls with driver tonight, so I tried to play the pull at exactly the wrong time (woods right) but the irons were about the best I've hit them in a long time, maybe ever. You know when you are flushing irons and you almost can't hear or feel the contact? That happened a lot tonight and it's totally addictive. Let's hope the golf gods don't think some sort of redemption is due next time.

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I was also playing a TP5x I found last week. I've never played one before and I think I love them. Too bad I can't justify the price. I had a nasty chip tonight after being long on my approach. Downhill lie, above the green with the green sloping back-to-front. Never a fun chip. Clipped it perfectly to a couple feet on the green and to ball checked up incredibly, then trickled forever leaving about 10 feet up the hill. Missed the putt, but it could have been ugly had the ball not spun like it did.

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Driver:  :callaway-small:Epic Speed 9* (set -1) Mitsubishi MMT 70X
3W: :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 15* Recoil 460ES
3H, 4H: :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 19*, 23* Recoil 780ES
4-AW:  :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR HF2 Modus3 Tour 105
SW: :cleveland-small: Zipcore Black Satin 54*
LW: :cleveland-small: Zipcore Black Satin 58*
Putter: :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab Marxman
Bag: BigMax Dri Active Lite
Ball: :taylormade-small: TP5x Pix
Pushcart: BigMax iQ+

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Yep that's how it felt.
9 holes 8 of which had some obstruction with trees... only one that wasn't was a par 3 22%GIR 0% fairway and 18 putts

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Driver:  Ben Hogan GS53
3W:  Callaway Big Bertha Steelhead 2
2i: Maltby KE4 FDI 
4-PW:  Maltby TS-1 - C-Taper 120g 
50º: Maltby TSW

56º:  Cleveland RTX-2 
60º: Maltby Tour Grind MG
Putter:  Odyssey White Hot RX 2-ball

Ball: Snell MTB X
Other: Arccos (first year lets see how it goes)
Handicap: 5.9  -  Best Score: 73 (1 over) Bryan Park - Players Course, Greensboro NC -2020

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Had a very good night in league tonight. 39 (+4) with 2 penalties due to wayward drives for a net 31. I had a case of the pulls with driver tonight, so I tried to play the pull at exactly the wrong time (woods right) but the irons were about the best I've hit them in a long time, maybe ever. You know when you are flushing irons and you almost can't hear or feel the contact? That happened a lot tonight and it's totally addictive. Let's hope the golf gods don't think some sort of redemption is due next time.
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I was also playing a TP5x I found last week. I've never played one before and I think I love them. Too bad I can't justify the price. I had a nasty chip tonight after being long on my approach. Downhill lie, above the green with the green sloping back-to-front. Never a fun chip. Clipped it perfectly to a couple feet on the green and to ball checked up incredibly, then trickled forever leaving about 10 feet up the hill. Missed the putt, but it could have been ugly had the ball not spun like it did.


Nice round! Have you tried the Snell MTB x. It compares well to the Pro VIx or TP 5x in every way but price. :)


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Taylor Made Sim2  10.5 (Opened 1 click) Ventus Blue 5  R flex

Ping G410 5-9 wood  Alta 65 R flex

Wilson D7 forged 6-GW -  Mamiya recoil 460 R flex

Edison Wedges 54 and 59 KBS Tour Graphite 80's

EVNRoll ER 5

Titleist Pro VIx optic yellow with revkev stamped on them

Tour Exotics 3 wood is in the bag because we are allowed 14 clubs.  It's a great club for pulling balls out of the water or from bushes - you never want to put your hand into anything in Florida unless you are absolutely certain that it's safe.  There are rare wind conditions when I might hit it off the tee on a few holes that I play.  

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Nice round! Have you tried the Snell MTB x. It compares well to the Pro VIx or TP 5x in every way but price. 🙂


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Thanks! I have tried a couple MTB x's that @MattF let me have. I'll have to buy some when my current supply of Z-Stars and OnCore Elixers starts getting low.

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Driver:  :callaway-small:Epic Speed 9* (set -1) Mitsubishi MMT 70X
3W: :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 15* Recoil 460ES
3H, 4H: :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR 19*, 23* Recoil 780ES
4-AW:  :bridgestone-small: Tour B JGR HF2 Modus3 Tour 105
SW: :cleveland-small: Zipcore Black Satin 54*
LW: :cleveland-small: Zipcore Black Satin 58*
Putter: :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab Marxman
Bag: BigMax Dri Active Lite
Ball: :taylormade-small: TP5x Pix
Pushcart: BigMax iQ+

2021 Test - Callaway Epic Speed

 

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Things are starting to come around... I've shot 82, 82, 83 in the last 2 weeks. Still have a couple of competitive rounds til the end of the season, so hopefully I can shoot it when it counts.

The new SZ driver is definitely longer, I'm carrying some bunkers I couldn't before, but the % of fairways hit is still too low for my liking.

And only had one 3-putt, which is nice.

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:mizuno-small: JPX919 Forged 4-PW w/ Modus3 105 S
:titelist-small: Vokey SM7 50/08F, 54/14F & 58/08M w/ Modus3 115 Wedge
:EVNROLL: ER1 34" w/ SuperStroke Fatso 2.0
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Played last night in the rain (again)... 1 birdie, 1 double, a couple of bogeys... shot 42.  Putter was red hot and helped turn a potential 45-46 into that 42.

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Driver: Titleist TSi2 9º w/ Diamana DF 60 TX

3 Wood: Titleist 915F 16.5º w/ Diamana Blueboard

Hybrids: Callaway Super Hybrid 17º w/ Tensei Orange

Titleist 816 H1 21º w/ Diamana Blueboard

Irons (5-PW): Srixon 765 w/ KBS Tour C-Taper

Wedges: 48º Vokey SM6, 54º SM8, 60º Tour Issued Hand Ground Vokey

Putter: Titleist Scotty Cameron Newport Masterful Tourtype SSS CT A048277

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Great day, but like I referred in CCC4 with @GB13 my putting is sh1t right now. 40/40’with multiple 3 putts. Not due to bad chipping either.

9 fairways 11 greens. 11 pars/6 bogeys/1 double

bedt purchase this year is the push cart. The course today is Blackstone national and is probably one of the toughest to walk but I felt great during and after, feel like I actually am getting something out of playing.

I followed arccos recommendations today and the waiting menu for club selection had me dying!

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and the blemish of the day. Should have been an easy par after I nutted the 3W position A

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Mr Double Bogey has done it again.  39 on the front with a double, 39 on the back with another double for a smooth 6 over 78.  Both doubles were just lack of concentration -- i.e. no penalty, just dumb azz play.

And, despite have numerous birdie opportunities today, I squandered them.  To my credit, we're in a really hot spell (100*+) and the super is pouring the water to the greens and fairways in an attempt to stay ahead of the heat.  Greens are soft and running slow right now.

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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

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I've been trending in the right direction for a while now, but always seem to have a couple of errant shots which limit me from shooting even or under par. Today I finally put it all together. I shot my best 9 hole round in a while 35 (-1). Made 3 birdie putts but was 2 under after 8 holes and then hit one in the water. Still was able to scramble for a 5. Felt good to finally put a round together. Felt like I was throwing darts at the hole with my Sub70 699 irons!

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Driver:  :Hogan: Ben Hogan GS53 10.5* Stiff Mitsubishi tensei blue Stiff

3 Wood: :Sub70: 939 x 15 deg. UST Proforce Black V2 7F4 stiff

Hybrid:  :Sub70: 939x Hybrid UST 680 recoil shaft stiff

Irons: :Sub70: 699 irons 4-PW  KBS tour 90 v Stiff 

52 Deg:cleveland-small: 588 RTX 2.0

56 deg: :cleveland-small: Reg 588 tour action

60 Deg: :cleveland-small: 588 RTX 2.0

Putter:bettinardi-small: Studio Stock #3 (Winn 1.32 Pro x grip)

Rangefinder: :CaddyTek: Caddytek V2

 

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6 hours ago, CarlH said:

Mr Double Bogey has done it again.  39 on the front with a double, 39 on the back with another double for a smooth 6 over 78.  Both doubles were just lack of concentration -- i.e. no penalty, just dumb azz play.

And, despite have numerous birdie opportunities today, I squandered them.  To my credit, we're in a really hot spell (100*+) and the super is pouring the water to the greens and fairways in an attempt to stay ahead of the heat.  Greens are soft and running slow right now.

Nice round!!  Tough to concentrate for 18 holes in 100º+ heat.  

We are up to nearly 110º every day this week, and our course is dried out in spots.  We have a lot of mounds on the course, and they can water all night long, but the low areas are soaked and the tops are burnt to a crisp.  

I'll get a few pics IF we play this weekend.  My wife played with the ladies this morning, but only lasted 7 holes.  She quit after 7 holes because she felt like her BP was a little high.  It was up a little when she got home, but came down with rest.

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Disappointing 9 this afternoon .. hot, humid, slooooow .. and it was one of "those days"..... 

But putting was pretty good! 

(..so I got that going for me 😄 ..)

 

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79 42/37

9 pars, 2 birdies

30 putts (only 1 3 putt)

5 penalties (I’ll get to that)

I played my home course today, Robert Trent Jones Valley course with one of my regular golf buddies. I got to the course about a hour early and went to go hit some balls on the range. Got around to my driver and hit one, I thought man that sounded weird. I pick up the club and notice a big crack on the bottom of the face. No clue how it happened, but thankfully I bought the club through the head pro here at this RTJ. I was able to drop it off and let me handle getting a new head from Ping for me. Disclaimer: I have only had this driver for about a month now.

Back to my round, I don’t have a driver, so I’m having to borrow my buddies driver. His driver is the M5 compared to my G410 plus. Let’s just say I lost a ball off the tee on the first 3/4 holes that I needed a driver for. It took me until the back 9 to finally figure it out. Thankfully my irons were on fire today and saved me from my long journey on the tee box. I was pretty stoked about breaking 80 with 5 penalties. Could have been one of my PR days as my best par 72 record is 77.

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:cleveland-small: Rotex 2.0 RTX 588 56°

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Played 18 yesterday.  Got a work call on hole 1 and that mentally messed me up for the round, but somehow I managed to eek out an 84.  Best round of the year.  Had a chance to break 80 but ended up taking double bogey on the last two holes🤦‍♂️ and I also missed a few makeable putts.  I actually putted better than I have ever putted. Game is definitely trending the right way.

 

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Driver: :cobra-small: F8 9.5° Project X Even Flow Blue 65g shaft 

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 3W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 5W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Hybrid: :titelist-small: 816H2 19°

Irons: :titelist-small: 2021 T200's 4-GW AMT RED shafts Regular Flex

Wedge: :cleveland-small: Tour Satin RTX 4 Wedges in 52° and 56° 2 Dot

Putter: :nevercompromise-small: Gray Matter TDP 2.2 32.75"

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4 minutes ago, MDGolfHacker said:

Played 18 yesterday.  Got a work call on hole 1 and that mentally messed me up for the round, but somehow I managed to eek out an 84.  Best round of the year.  Had a chance to break 80 but ended up taking double bogey on the last two holes🤦‍♂️ and I also missed a few makeable putts.  I actually putted better than I have ever putted. Game is definitely trending the right way.

 

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Work calls always screw me up. Glad ya kept your head on after.

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