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I can't complain too much about my $10 per 9 golf course Midland CC. It's a little short, has a couple of narrow holes, the greens hold nicely, but I think it's time for a change of scenery for a couple of rounds. I am happy to try out Fire Fox in a month or so on a vacation. I played 2 balls, lost none, and shot 38 and 42. It was 95 degrees and although I drank plenty of water, the heat got to me. Two years ago, 38 or better would've been my score, but now, I'm way into my own head and I was lucky to average a 40. The course/slope rating isn't too high, so this is jacking my handicap. On a bright side, I'm trying my best to hit a cut off the tee with my woods. I was hitting this terrible pull hook, for a few years, and it's back to my old slice ball that helped me as a kid

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When my wife asked if I wanted to leave Maine and move to where she grew up, I couldn't say no to Pinehurst, NC. I honestly don't spend much money on golf equipment, but I'm constantly reading reviews in case I ever get ready to buy

I swing left handed and have been the State of Maine Left Hander's champion since 1997, the last year they held the tournament. I'm currently a 6.3 handicap. Trying to get lower, but my gut gets in the way.

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Driver: :taylormade-small: R11 9 degree turned 1 degree lower (Bought since it was on sale at Dick's)

Irons: :titelist-small: 990's S300 Stiff shafts bought when I was in college. (Received a personal use discount, otherwise would've stuck with my Hogan Edge's)

3 Wood: :callaway-small: GBB Epic 15 degree (only club newer than 5 years in the bag)

52/56/60 :taylormade-small: Z Spin wedges (heck of a deal $100 for all 3 at Dick's in 2013)

Putter: :odyssey-small: White Hot XG SRT (bought because I won credit for a long drive in 2010)

 

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Hey all,

Been a minute!  Wanted to hop in to see if I could get some wisdom from fellow MGS mates.

Have been having my greatest season to date, down to a 5 handicap, shooting in the 70s- but on Saturday, whoa.  91, and the club literally felt foreign in my hand.  I wasn't mad and had a great time (laughed her off), but let's be honest, today all I can think about is what went wrong.  And so I ask, how do you all shake off that one bad round and not overthink it all?

 

Cheers

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Driver:default_taylormade-small.jpg.7261af28af5ff1c291b0cc05a9d9285e.jpg 2017 M1 
3w:default_mizuno-small.jpg.53d0e81fbaf5c93bffca28dc6fe15a88.jpg  GT 180 15 degree 
5W: default_cleveland-small.jpg.2a5a328012300c4d34355e56e5490ae4.jpg  Launcher 19 degree
4-PW: default_mizuno-small.jpg.53d0e81fbaf5c93bffca28dc6fe15a88.jpg MP-63 w/ TT S300
Wedges: default_titelist-small.jpg.920d52649433e5fee234ad27e55c0091.jpg Vokey SM7 52F, 56M, 60M
Putter: default_cleveland-small.jpg.2a5a328012300c4d34355e56e5490ae4.jpg HB SOFT 11s
Ball:default_srixon-small.jpg.9b0fc8a90c9d2064823de4fef895a1bf.jpg Z-Star

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5 hours ago, Invader Zim 315 said:

And so I ask, how do you all shake off that one bad round and not overthink it all?

..hunh! Didn't know that was even a thing that a golfer could do 🤪

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WITB of an "aspiring"  😉 play-ah ...
..Callaway Epic Speed 4W and Epic Max 7W (both Project X Cypher)
..Callaway Big Bertha 4H and 5H (both Recoil ZTR)
..PXG 0211 6i-GW (Mitsubishi MMT) 
..Cleveland CBX-2 54 and CBX 60 (both Rotex graphite)
..MLA Tour XDream (33", +2up, 400g, P2 Reflex Tour)
.. .. see MLA Offical Forum Member Reviews (..on the bench: Evnroll ER5)
..all in a Datrek bag on a Bag Boy Quad XL push an MGI Zip Navigator electric cart.

Forum Member tester for the ExPutt Putting Simulator (2020)

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On 6/19/2021 at 4:57 PM, CarlH said:

An ugly and sloppy 81 today

I would be ecstatic.

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PXG 0811 XF driver

:ping-small: Serene: 3 wood, 4 & 5 hybrid iron

:taylormade-small: r7 Draw, Flex L: 4, 6 - 9 irons

:cleveland-small: Wedges: RTX Zipcore 46 mid bounce; RTX-3: 52/10 wedge; 56/11 wedge; and Tour Action 900 60* low bounce

:bettinardi-1: Armlock putter or  :edel-golf-1: E-2 Torque custom fit putter

:bridgestone-small: Tour B XS golf ball

:ShotScope:  V3

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Had a piss poor ball striking day with my irons today. Was hitting everything high on the face which I never do. Scrambling was so so also yet I shot a 92. If I could putt like I did today on my good striking days I’d break 90 finally.

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HUMID!!!  Yuck!!

Shot a +6 Humid, Stinky, Yucky 9.

Luckily it was a good group of Bacon Boyz so we settled on ridiculing every bad shot which there were many.  

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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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8 minutes ago, Rickp said:

HUMID!!!  Yuck!!

Shot a +6 Humid, Stinky, Yucky 9.

Luckily it was a good group of Bacon Boyz so we settled on ridiculing every bad shot which there were many.  

I would live in Florida if it wasn’t for the humidity no questions asked

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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

:edel-golf-1: E.A.S. #4   (“Fang” or “Adele”)
 

:titelist-small: ProV1x

:callaway-small: .Org 14 cart bag

Adidas Tour 360 shoes

 

 

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1 hour ago, cksurfdude said:

so no scoring records but sloooowly trending in a positive direction!

Incremental improvement is moving in the right direction, and that is awesome! 

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15 hours ago, chisag said:

 

... Pretty sure I heard Sunday after another one that Brian Harman has seven 4 putts since going the tour. Perhaps you guys could do a 2 man Pro Am scramble! 

Thinking back on Sunday's 4-putt, I believe could have had a better score than double bogey if I had chipped that 100 footer instead of trying to putt it.  Just because I was on the green didn't mean I had to putt it.  Never practice 100 foot uphill putts, but I practice 35 yard pitch shots every time I go to the course.  Now I know...

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