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I want to win a Callaway Big Bertha driver.   Jordan Spieth -9 Jimmy Walker -9 Matt Every -7
Jordan Spieth -9 Matteo Manessero -8 Ken Duke -7
The Washington Post answered this question at my local muni in DC, East Potomac (no water, wide fairways, slow greens), a few years ago with a PGA rookie. He shot 68 on a 70.5/115 course -- and struggled on the sloooow, bumpy greens.    You can read about it here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/01/AR2007070101221.html   And see the scorecard, here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/graphic/2007/07/02/GR2007070201510.html
Bought my first ever new club (all my past purchases were used), when I stumbled across a Mashie+ 3H for $30 at Golfsmith. A steal for a club that's only a year old.
Actually, Jerry Rice did try to become a pro golfer. It didn't go so well:    http://blogs.suntimes.com/sportsprose/2010/04/jerry_rices_professional_golf.html
Tiger Woods -8 Charl Schwartzel -6
Brandt Snedeker -7  Matteo Manassero -7
Tiger Woods +2 Matteo Manassero -4 Michael Kim -2
Thanks for the thoughts above. Couple answers:   My Nickent is 10.5*, with a V2 65g regular flex. I have not been on a launch monitor to get my swing speed, though I don't think that I need stiff shafts yet. But yes, getting on a launch monitor is a good idea, and when I do upgrade drivers I plan to do that first. My hands aren't that big (I'm only 5'6", so don't think the grip is too much of the hook issue, more just me finding the right balance after getting my...
I've long-lurked on TST, and the site's collective advice helped me put together a set last year for under $400 as I got back into the game.   Now I'm now looking to upgrade a couple of clubs, but am still in my mid-20s on a tight budget. So I want to ask where people think I can get the most bang for the buck. Basically, which club can I gain the most from by replacing?   Right now I'm looking at changing four clubs: Driver, Hybrid, SW and LW. I'm probably...
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