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14 minutes ago, BreakfastBall15 said:

Rough one today. Carded a 94 , which a year ago probably woulda been a 120 so there’s that. Bad drives ended up 2 fairways over and ones that looked good from the tee box ended up in tricky lies with no hope in going for the green. Fairways, hybrids, and irons weren’t bad but my wedge game was atrocious. If I was within 100 yards of the hole it was a war to get in the green. Putting was hit or miss, I’d either nail a 20 footer or 3 putt. But it was better than not playing at all so there’s that. 

Sounds like a solid outing to be honest. From a year ago you would be 2 shots less per hole on avg, so that is nothing to scoff at. 

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Driver:  :taylormade-small: Qi10 Max

Hybrid: 🐏 FX Max 5h

5i-9i: 🐏 FX Max 10

Wedges: :titleist-small: 48°, 52°, 56°

Putter:  :cleveland-small: HB Soft 14

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2 minutes ago, Michael.Sandoval33 said:

Sounds like a solid outing to be honest. From a year ago you would be 2 shots less per hole on avg, so that is nothing to scoff at. 

Very true. And not mad, just disappointed considering this was my first round over 90 in a while 😂

Driver: PXG Black Ops, Ventus Blue 6X 

Fairways: PXG 0311 XF Gen 5 3 and 5 wood, Project X Riptide CB 6.0

Hybrid: PXG 0311 XF Gen 5 22 degree, Project X Riptide 6.0

Irons: PXG 0311P Gen 5 5-PW, Project X LS 6.5

Wedges: PXG SG2 50, 56(55), Modus 125 Wedge; PXG SG 2 60, KBS 130 Wedge  

Putter: TaylorMade Spider GT Red SB

Ball: Maxfli Tour S

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9 minutes ago, Indy_Oz said:

Played Augusta today. Ok, so I pretended to play Augusta (or Georgia Golf Club) on a friend's garage sim. He thought it would be amusing to have the greens set to stimpmeter rating of 13. FFS....🫣

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I birdied the first two holes and then proceeded to get worse and rediscover the shanks with wedges.Dammit. Finished the round at something like +11/+12.lol. Putting was a joke. His is the only sim I've played on with putting used and it really does take some getting used to! Long putts especially. All good fun though.

Positives: Driving and fairway woods were good overall. Long and mid irons very good. Wedges were a joke and incredibly frustrating. Definitely coming over the top. Gah...

that sounds like fun...not the shanks though lol

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Played this afternoon and geez it's going to be a hot summer!  We hit 84° today and it was 80 yesterday.  Round went pretty good. Had a couple birdies and was hitting the irons really well. Driver was good most of the round but had a couple get away from me.  I'm really happy with the new Paradym TD 3W and was hitting it great. 

Ended up 4 over but happy with where my game is heading. 

:callaway-small: Paradym TD Driver w/ Ventus Blue 6S

:ping-small: 3W

:srixon-small: MKII ZX 5's (4-6) w/ KBS Tour V

:srixon-small: MKII ZX 7's (7-PW) w/ KBS Tour V

:titleist-small: Vokey Wedges 50* 54* 58*

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15 minutes ago, Josh Parker said:

Played this afternoon and geez it's going to be a hot summer!  We hit 84° today and it was 80 yesterday.  Round went pretty good. Had a couple birdies and was hitting the irons really well. Driver was good most of the round but had a couple get away from me.  I'm really happy with the new Paradym TD 3W and was hitting it great. 

Ended up 4 over but happy with where my game is heading. 

with those temperatures you will have to turn that hot tub down a bit... great game by the way...

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32 minutes ago, Jim Shaw said:

with those temperatures you will have to turn that hot tub down a bit... great game by the way...

I know!  It's still getting cooler at night right now but during the summer we are freezing 4 or 5 gallons of water jugs and will set them in there. 

:callaway-small: Paradym TD Driver w/ Ventus Blue 6S

:ping-small: 3W

:srixon-small: MKII ZX 5's (4-6) w/ KBS Tour V

:srixon-small: MKII ZX 7's (7-PW) w/ KBS Tour V

:titleist-small: Vokey Wedges 50* 54* 58*

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First time with top tracer on I need to get my numbers for the clubs I hit ( since I never have done it so today I hit about 5 shots per club and these are the averages there is some rust in my game being off for a few months but it’s a start to my 2024 improvement process!

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Driver:      :Sub70:849 Pro-:projectx:HZRDUS Smoke Blue RDX 70 6.0-NO1 50 Series Grip
Fairway:   :Sub70:949X-:projectx:HZRDUS Smoke Blue RDX 70 6.0 (1/2 inch short)-NO1 50 Series Grip
Driving Irons:     :Sub70:699 Pro 2-:truetemper: DG S400- NO1 50 Series Grips

Irons:     Custom:Sub70: 639 CB 5-Pw :truetemper: DG S400- NO1 50 Series Grips   
Wedges:   WedgeFx 52,56,60-:truetemper: DG S400Shafts-NO1 50 Series Grips 
Putter:      :Sub70: Sycamore 007-NO1 P90 Pistol Grip
Ball:           :odin:X1

Bag:     Side Street- Back9 Backpack Bag

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Played the par 3 course 1 more tome before they shut it down for the tee to green makeover.   The friends today decided we should play the tips just for fun.  4 of the 9 holes I had to use driver!!! (180-230 yards). I did ok for the first time ever playing these tees.

We went around 1 more time to make it 18 holes. Did a little better the 2nd time.  Only had 1, 3 putt the entire round! (Can you guess which one?

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WITB-Foremost 551's - 3w, 5w, 5-SW (circa 1998), Top Flite 460cc Driver, Adam's 7w, Warrior GW and 60⁰, Odyssey AI-One DB putter.

Just an old newbie golfer, trying to learn and improve 1 club at a time.

 

 

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Just completed the round from hell…shot a 99 with 35 putts. I have no words 😶 

Driver:  :titelist-small: TSi3 Tester Check out the Review HERE

2-Iron- :Sub70: 699-U

5-Wood:  :Sub70: Pro (18*) 

Irons :  :ping-small: i210 4-PW

Wedges:  :cleveland-small:  RTX-4 50* and 54* RTX-3 *58

Putter::1332069271_TommyArmour: Impact No. 3

Ball:  MAXFLI TOUR 

Tracked by: :Arccos:  

Bag: BagBoy ZTF Stand Bag (REVIEW HERE)

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35 minutes ago, Rob Person said:

Played the par 3 course 1 more tome before they shut it down for the tee to green makeover.   The friends today decided we should play the tips just for fun.  4 of the 9 holes I had to use driver!!! (180-230 yards). I did ok for the first time ever playing these tees.

We went around 1 more time to make it 18 holes. Did a little better the 2nd time.  Only had 1, 3 putt the entire round! (Can you guess which one?

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@Rob PersonNot sure which one is yours, however, nice round!

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 TSR1, 15*, HZRDUS Black, 5.5 

 TSR2, Hybrid, 18*, HZRDUS RDX Smoke 6.0 

 RBZ Tour4 Hybrid, 21.5*, S 

 T-200, (2023), 5-PW,  SteelFiber, i95cw, S 

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43 minutes ago, Rob Person said:

Played the par 3 course 1 more tome before they shut it down for the tee to green makeover.   The friends today decided we should play the tips just for fun.  4 of the 9 holes I had to use driver!!! (180-230 yards). I did ok for the first time ever playing these tees.

We went around 1 more time to make it 18 holes. Did a little better the 2nd time.  Only had 1, 3 putt the entire round! (Can you guess which one?

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I'm going to say you were player 2 and 3 putted on the 4th here Rob. 

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Driver:  :taylormade-small: Qi10 Max

Hybrid: 🐏 FX Max 5h

5i-9i: 🐏 FX Max 10

Wedges: :titleist-small: 48°, 52°, 56°

Putter:  :cleveland-small: HB Soft 14

Ball: :odin:

 

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The golf gods were not kind today. Walked off with an 87 and felt like I went a few rounds with a boxer. The course layout did not feel like it was particularly tough, but it seems the greenskeeper woke up in a bad mood because the pin placements were absolutely ridiculous on a few holes. The greens were crazy fast with large breaks, and nothing was a straight putt. I missed a couple 1 and 2 foot putts because I'm not used to playing 6 inches of break for an 18 inch putt. I struggled from the 80-100 yard range today. For some reason the full swing wedges just weren't hitting the distances I'm used to. The guys I were paired up with play the course often and they were saying the pin placements were just mean today.

Side note, we didn't get on the course until 45 minutes past our tee time because they were backed up due to a lack of carts. All the while the staff is making jokes about the graveyard of carts that need to be repaired hanging out in the building. Even if Florida didn't have a ton of other courses to choose from, I can't say I'd go back to that one. The guys I was paired up with were awesome though. 

Driver: PXG 0811XF Gen 4 w/ Fujikura Motore X F3 6- 
3 Wood: PXG 0341XF Gen 4 w/ Mitsubishi Diamana S+ 70g
Hybrids: 19 and 22 degree PXG 0317XF Gen 4 w/ Project X Evenflow Riptide 80g
Irons: 5-PW PXG 0311P Gen 4 w/ KBS Tour 120
Wedges: Indi 50 FLX, 54 FLX, 58 ATK w/ KBS Wedge 610 (Official Review)
Putter: Battle Ready Blackjack, 36.5”, Double Bend neck

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1 hour ago, William P said:

@Rob PersonNot sure which one is yours, however, nice round!

They are both him

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Driver:      :Sub70:849 Pro-:projectx:HZRDUS Smoke Blue RDX 70 6.0-NO1 50 Series Grip
Fairway:   :Sub70:949X-:projectx:HZRDUS Smoke Blue RDX 70 6.0 (1/2 inch short)-NO1 50 Series Grip
Driving Irons:     :Sub70:699 Pro 2-:truetemper: DG S400- NO1 50 Series Grips

Irons:     Custom:Sub70: 639 CB 5-Pw :truetemper: DG S400- NO1 50 Series Grips   
Wedges:   WedgeFx 52,56,60-:truetemper: DG S400Shafts-NO1 50 Series Grips 
Putter:      :Sub70: Sycamore 007-NO1 P90 Pistol Grip
Ball:           :odin:X1

Bag:     Side Street- Back9 Backpack Bag

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Got out yesterday afternoon, tried a course I haven’t played before. Man, that was a great track. Lots of hills, not too long, but required a lot of thought. I will have to post a review of the course (after playing it again and getting some pics).

For the last month, I’ve been really struggling, particularly off the tee. Yesterday, I was pretty dang good off the tee, with over 4 strokes gained. I found myself frequently looking at a short wedge into the green, but unfortunately, my approach game was total trash, so I hit only a few GIRs. I am encouraged, though, that with some instruction and practice, I could easily have shot probably 10 strokes lower yesterday.

Played with a good playing partner, and we were paired with a couple of fun guys. I am an introvert, but have found that golf is a really good way for me to meet new people where I actually enjoy it.

Have a great week, spies!

2023 MGS tester: OnCore VERO X1 ball

2024 MGS tester: Edel Array putter

Driver: Callaway Epic Max 9*

3W: Ping G425 max

Irons: Srixon JX5-MKII (5-PW)

48* Titleist Vokey SM9

52* Cleveland RTX Zipcore

56* Titleist Vokey SM8

Putter: Odyssey stroke lab r-ball mallet

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Played the first round of 2024 and the results were a lot like 2023. First few holes were tentative with a good drive followed by bad approach: then a bad chip followed by a long putt. On 4 I drilled a 7 iron to 40 feet, hit the next putt to 25 feet and somehow drained the long one. From that point on wheels fell off, a 3 putt double, a 9 after dunking two balls in the water, a bogey after a water ball and then two OOBs.  

I think the most frustrating thing is my irons got better as my driver got worse. By the time I got off the course, I couldn't hit driver without a true high push fade/slice. For the first round, it was fine, just frustrating that the same misses were creeping into my game.

 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
Shoes:  :footjoy-small:  Dryjoy tours

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11 hours ago, OdinSnipes414 said:

They are both him

Bingo.  P1 is front 9, P2 is back 9.  The digital scorecards are tricky on these carts. 3 putt was hole 5 on first 9. Landed over, chipped across,  then skulled the ball. Got frustrated and just rushed the putts.

WITB-Foremost 551's - 3w, 5w, 5-SW (circa 1998), Top Flite 460cc Driver, Adam's 7w, Warrior GW and 60⁰, Odyssey AI-One DB putter.

Just an old newbie golfer, trying to learn and improve 1 club at a time.

 

 

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1 minute ago, Rob Person said:

Bingo.  P1 is front 9, P2 is back 9.  The digital scorecards are tricky on these carts. 3 putt was hole 5 on first 9. Landed over, chipped across,  then skulled the ball. Got frustrated and just rushed the putts.

Sounds like a great round of when you can do all the things good and bad

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Driver:      :Sub70:849 Pro-:projectx:HZRDUS Smoke Blue RDX 70 6.0-NO1 50 Series Grip
Fairway:   :Sub70:949X-:projectx:HZRDUS Smoke Blue RDX 70 6.0 (1/2 inch short)-NO1 50 Series Grip
Driving Irons:     :Sub70:699 Pro 2-:truetemper: DG S400- NO1 50 Series Grips

Irons:     Custom:Sub70: 639 CB 5-Pw :truetemper: DG S400- NO1 50 Series Grips   
Wedges:   WedgeFx 52,56,60-:truetemper: DG S400Shafts-NO1 50 Series Grips 
Putter:      :Sub70: Sycamore 007-NO1 P90 Pistol Grip
Ball:           :odin:X1

Bag:     Side Street- Back9 Backpack Bag

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Played on Saturday at Tempest Golf course in Gladewater, TX.

First time this year  (only my 4th round)  that it felt like all the aspect of my game was coming together at the same time.  By far my best driving day, but everything was relative solid, a couple of loose swings but for the most part I was hitting what I was aiming.
Missed a few putts but they were exactly were I was looking. I liked the stroke.

Hope to keep it going for the rest of the year!!

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Driver:   TaylorMade Qi10 MAX - 8.5 with Fujikura Speeder NX TCS 50 (Upcoming Testing of the new Terra Forza Shaft)
3 -Wood:  Sub70 949x 3 Wood 15 with Hrdz RDX Black Stiff
5-Wood:  Sub70 949x 5 Wood with Hrdz RDX Black stiff
4-Hybrid: Sub70 949x 4 Hybrid with Project X 5.5 Hybrid Stiff
Irons: Mizuno Pro 225 - 6-PW , w/Nippon Modus 105 Stiff
Wedges: Sub70 TAIII w/Nippon Modus 105 Stiff - 50 ,56, 60
Putter: L.A.B Mezz1, 34 in
Balls: MaxFli Tour X, TaylorMade Tour Response, TaylorMade TPx 
GPS:   Shot Scope X5 with Tracking

TESTED: SUB70 949X 5 Wood
TESTED: NIPPO N.S. Regio Formula MB+ 65 Stiff.
TESTED: SkyCaddie LX5 GPS Watch
TESTED: Bag Boy ZFT Bag

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Could be a busy week coming up -- Tourney Thursday followed by a chance to play a bucket list course on Friday (if the rain doesn't screw things up).  Figured I'd go out for a tuneup on the Van Nuys Par 3 since the Tourney course isn't one that I play particularly well and the other course is just plain hard.  

Not bad +3 front +4 back with a double.  +7 total for a 61 on a par 54.  Putter was back from the worst round I've had with it, short game still pretty good thought I did cost myself at least two strokes by being greedy (thinking I could hole a chip instead of setting up an easy putt) Irons, okay.  I was a little stuck today but not so bad it was catastrophic.  Just hung it out a bit right all day.  If it was on a normal course with bigger greens I probably still would have been putting most of the time.  Plus, I did 18 (3200 yards) in 1:45.  Love to be able to play quickly.  Helps me stay focused. 

I've been trying to figure out how to maintain that focus over a normal round that has a lot of waiting, conversation, and other things that break me out of my focus.  It helps that I walk but I'm coming up empty.  Any suggestions to avoid getting impatient or losing focus?

Driver

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Woods

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Hybrids

image.png.374545efa45a29aed00287677e783604.png  0317X 2&4 -- Tensei AV Raw Blue 

Irons 

:srixon-small: ZX7 4/AW -- C-Taper Lite 110

Wedges

:mizuno-small:  T7 55º @55/7  -- TT DG Spinner

Putter

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Ball

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Got in 9 holes after work yesterday and shot 49. Double bogie on the first two and last two holes and bogies on the other 5, kind of gross, but I avoided totally falling apart on any hole.

Working the new swing and started a bit rough but after a few holes I got locked in with my longer (4,5,6) irons. Had many bad approaches with my short irons, I was hitting fat and short from 100 yards in, which left me with a lot of chips onto the green. Chipping was OK, I was coming through cleanly but ran a few past the hole. Putting wasn't good; I was unable to convert any of my 15-20 footers to save par and the couple times I was on in regulation I 3-putted.

Still, I was playing golf in shorts the last week of February so I'm calling it a good day.

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Calloway Hyper X Driver TaylorMade SIM2 Max D

Paradym 3-wood

Ping G430 3-hybrid

Ping G430 4-PW

Ping 50, 54, 58 wedges

Old ass putter from my old bag TP Hydro Blast Soto

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17 minutes ago, NubianRugby said:

Got in 9 holes after work yesterday and shot 49. Double bogie on the first two and last two holes and bogies on the other 5, kind of gross, but I avoided totally falling apart on any hole.

Working the new swing and started a bit rough but after a few holes I got locked in with my longer (4,5,6) irons. Had many bad approaches with my short irons, I was hitting fat and short from 100 yards in, which left me with a lot of chips onto the green. Chipping was OK, I was coming through cleanly but ran a few past the hole. Putting wasn't good; I was unable to convert any of my 15-20 footers to save par and the couple times I was on in regulation I 3-putted.

Still, I was playing golf in shorts the last week of February so I'm calling it a good day.

looking outside the window with rain and 3 degrees celsius. Yes I´m jelaous!

Driver: Titlest TS2 12,5 degree
3 wood:Titlest TS2 15 degree
Hybrid: Titlest TS2 21,5 degree
4- P iron: Mizuno Jpx921 HM
50 degree Mizuno Jpx 921
56 and 60 wedge TaylorMade Milled Grind Satin Chrome
Putter: Ping Ds72
Starting to get a good setup, just want to change up the irons, with a 4 Iron at 19 degree it´s not really helping me with a hybrid in the bag. And my swingspeed is just little bit to slow for the shaft I use on the irons so hit it a little low and little right compare to clubs I testet with another shaft.

 

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I took advantage of the warmer weather and was able to walk 9 yesterday evening. Usually I am pretty good tee-to-green and have a terrible short game. Yesterday was opposite day; my drives were fine, but my approach shots and fairway woods were atrocious. Then my short game stepped up and I had 4 chips/pitches that ended within 8' of the hole and one chip-in (too bad it was for double bogey)!  I ended up scoring a +6, 42 on the day. I wasn't happy with the score, but I was very happy to be outside golfing!

I also got to test my new Cobra LTDx driver. Overall, I would say that it went well. There were two low-heal miss-hits that spun off the planet high and right. Other than those two bad shots, the LTDx is definitely longer than my PXG Gen4 0811X. I was happy that I took it to a course that I play a lot. On the first hole there's a bunker complex that is on the right side of the fairway and it's 280 yards to clear. I have never hit it past those bunkers and yesterday with the LTDx I cleared the bunker by 4 yards.

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Driver:  Cobragolflogo.png.602fb363b272aeca0ae57ab591da02de.png LTDx 9* (ProjectX BlueSmoke Stiff)

Fairway metals:  TITLEIST_logo_15px.png.86858562876473681822bdce0336ecd4.png 3W TSR2 14.25* (ProjectX BlueSmoke Stiff) | PXG_Logo.png.e8b8454bf242754d2326ecb0a719cd30.png 5W Gen4 0341XF (Mitsubishi Tensei Blue 75 S)

Hybrid: PXG_Logo.png.e8b8454bf242754d2326ecb0a719cd30.png4H Gen4 0317XF (Mitsubishi Tensei Blue 75HY S)

Irons:   Sub70.png.5f7ea5565c2690f7d237f327e2e5238a.png 659 CB 5-AW (Project X Rifle 6.0)

Wedges:   Sub70.png.5f7ea5565c2690f7d237f327e2e5238a.png 286 54* & 58* (KBS Tour 120 S)

Putter:  Sub70.png.5f7ea5565c2690f7d237f327e2e5238a.png AL-6 armlock | Unofficial review here

Ball:   Vice_logo.png.282566e7be35424dbb3a5d3359e6385f.png pro drip: red & blue | MAXFLI_logo_15px.png.137df4bf59bf3628d99abc6ca08fd43f.png Tour S

Pushcart:  clicgear_logo.png.5569d627daa35e79384784c8a4e886f4.png 4.0 | '23 MGS Clicgear 4.0 Pushcart Tester | Link here

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1 hour ago, jbern said:

I took advantage of the warmer weather and was able to walk 9 yesterday evening. Usually I am pretty good tee-to-green and have a terrible short game. Yesterday was opposite day; my drives were fine, but my approach shots and fairway woods were atrocious. Then my short game stepped up and I had 4 chips/pitches that ended within 8' of the hole and one chip-in (too bad it was for double bogey)!  I ended up scoring a +6, 42 on the day. I wasn't happy with the score, but I was very happy to be outside golfing!

I also got to test my new Cobra LTDx driver. Overall, I would say that it went well. There were two low-heal miss-hits that spun off the planet high and right. Other than those two bad shots, the LTDx is definitely longer than my PXG Gen4 0811X. I was happy that I took it to a course that I play a lot. On the first hole there's a bunker complex that is on the right side of the fairway and it's 280 yards to clear. I have never hit it past those bunkers and yesterday with the LTDx I cleared the bunker by 4 yards.

Nice job clearing the bunker, sounds like an epic shot! 

WITB

Driver:  :taylormade-small: Qi10 Max

Hybrid: 🐏 FX Max 5h

5i-9i: 🐏 FX Max 10

Wedges: :titleist-small: 48°, 52°, 56°

Putter:  :cleveland-small: HB Soft 14

Ball: :odin:

 

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Played in a local two-man tournament on Sunday and we played well. Had two bad holes, back-to-back unfortunately. We were +3 through 14 then got to the 12th hole (started on 16) which is a short par 3 with water short and right and OB left. I hit a safety pull 15 yards left of the green but still in play, partner dropped one in the water. I hit what I, and everyone else in the group, thought was a great little bump and run to just low of the hole... well that thing just kept on rolling past the flag, off the green, and into the water. Partner didn't fare any better and we walked away with a 6. Not terrible, only 6 over with 3 holes left. Next hole was a longer par 5. Both my partner and I hit the fairway but were well back and both layed up. Partner hit a nice shot  and was left with about 100 yards in. I proceed to shank a 5 iron just short of the road and never recovered from there. Partner flew the green with his next shot and had a very difficult up and down situation which he also did not recover from. Back-to-back triples and we are now 9 over, 6 over in the last two holes. We pared the next hole and bogeyed the last, which left us 10 over. Certainly not how we expected to finish after such a good start on a windy and cold day. All-in-all it was a great day and we still walked away with a little money for our efforts. 

Driver - Taylormade Sim Max 10.5*

3 wood - Taylormade Sim  2 Max 15* - 

5 wood - Taylormade Sim 2 19*- 

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50*/54*/58* - Vokey SM9

Putter - Bettinardi Studio Stock #8

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7 minutes ago, Michael.Sandoval33 said:

Nice job clearing the bunker, sounds like an epic shot! 

I have hit the back lip of the bunker a handful of times and it's a nightmare to get out of! Hopefully the added distance isn't a "honeymoon" thing! haha

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Fairway metals:  TITLEIST_logo_15px.png.86858562876473681822bdce0336ecd4.png 3W TSR2 14.25* (ProjectX BlueSmoke Stiff) | PXG_Logo.png.e8b8454bf242754d2326ecb0a719cd30.png 5W Gen4 0341XF (Mitsubishi Tensei Blue 75 S)

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Not the best, but could have been worse. Only the second 9 (on a par 3 course) since an ankle injury meant I’ve basically been unable to walk properly for 3 weeks. The golf is now part of my physio. A couple of poor long putts causing doubles, but the short game clearly wasn’t right either. Most annoyingly sticking a tee shot 4ft left and pin high, then missing the putt…golf 🙂

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WitB (not sure how I ended up with so much :taylormade-small: kit…it wasn’t deliberate 🙂
:taylormade-small: Stealth 2 Driver (HZRDUS Smoke Red shaft)
:taylormade-small: Stealth 2+ 5 Wood (with a 3-wood length HZRDUS Smoke Black shaft)
:mizuno-small: MP-60 irons 3-PW
:taylormade-small: MG4 52º & 60º (C-Grind) Wedges
:taylormade-small: MG3 Black 56º Wedge
:taylormade-small: MySpider Tour putter in McLaren F1 Colours
:taylormade-small: TP5 Pix balls

 

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1 hour ago, Jodrell said:

Not the best, but could have been worse. Only the second 9 (on a par 3 course) since an ankle injury meant I’ve basically been unable to walk properly for 3 weeks. The golf is now part of my physio. A couple of poor long putts causing doubles, but the short game clearly wasn’t right either. Most annoyingly sticking a tee shot 4ft left and pin high, then missing the putt…golf 🙂

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A bad day of golfing is better than a good day of work!  Hope you heal up

WITB-Foremost 551's - 3w, 5w, 5-SW (circa 1998), Top Flite 460cc Driver, Adam's 7w, Warrior GW and 60⁰, Odyssey AI-One DB putter.

Just an old newbie golfer, trying to learn and improve 1 club at a time.

 

 

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28 minutes ago, Rob Person said:

A bad day of golfing is better than a good day of work!  Hope you heal up

Thanks…I made a couple of mistakes, but having not played for over 3 weeks and still not walking well, I’m taking it as a win 🙂

WitB (not sure how I ended up with so much :taylormade-small: kit…it wasn’t deliberate 🙂
:taylormade-small: Stealth 2 Driver (HZRDUS Smoke Red shaft)
:taylormade-small: Stealth 2+ 5 Wood (with a 3-wood length HZRDUS Smoke Black shaft)
:mizuno-small: MP-60 irons 3-PW
:taylormade-small: MG4 52º & 60º (C-Grind) Wedges
:taylormade-small: MG3 Black 56º Wedge
:taylormade-small: MySpider Tour putter in McLaren F1 Colours
:taylormade-small: TP5 Pix balls

 

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