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About mpb1472

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  1. My Swing (mpb1472)

    I have one question. When you flare out your front foot even more does it limit your ability even more to turn in the backswing? You want my hips to turn more . 
  2. My Swing (mpb1472)

      I see. Feel is not what you think is real in my case. I felt and thought I was turning more. Got more work to do. Thanks, been keeping up with what you proposed and will continue.
  3. My Swing (mpb1472)

  4. Donald Trump for president?

    I am for any candidate that wants to build up are armed forces and cut corporate taxes. Trump is one that has advocated those things and more. Sure, I wish he had a little more tact and could stand to tone down the schoolyard banter but he is not dumb. I credit him for bringing up some issues that needed attention. On the other hand, I think his polarizing comments will play into the Democrats hands. So,Hilary will win. There is a whole flock of sheep in special interest groups that will vote Democrat even if it was a scarecrow running. Not because they are more educated but because the perception still exists that they will be taken care of. I work with many 20-30 year old people.They are all college educated professionals that work in health care. They don't pay attention to the news and know absolutely nothing about history and politics. Sadly, Facebook and other social media are the most important things going on for them. Who they vote for or if they do is a mystery but certainly not a decision made with much care of what is going on. I just want a leader who wants to protect this country and treat us all as Americans not as separate groups with separate agendas. We have an enemy out there that wants to destroy us and many others. That should be bringing us together as one.
  5. TST Fantasy Golf 2016

    I am in. Thanks. Merry Christmas to all.
  6. Amazed at how long and flat you can get your thumb. I got space under mine all the time. Is it very important to try and extend it as far as you can? I do it on flops around the greens when I choke up, seems to eliminate the chance of a fat shot.
  7. Approach shots struck well but just off the green enough to make me not score as well.
  8. Happy 4th of July!

    Playing golf at a few golf courses in Cape Cod Massachusetts. Weather is great and enjoying a Happy Independence Day!
  9. I was thinking of cutting my driver down but this sounds like good advice for me. I do hit it better choked up but can hook it too easily at times. I might put a midsize on instead of the wraps. Thanks.
  10. Favorite TV Show(s)

    Don't agree. I like action, and that is well done. I like corny movies and TV shows, so that is where we may differ.
  11. Favorite TV Show(s)

    Daredevil is the best comic book series so far. Even better than Arrow which is great.
  12. Ten finger / baseball grip

    I was using the ten finger grip last season but have gravitated to using the interlock. I felt that I was pulling the ball a little more than I like, though everything feels so solidly hit. The biggest con or concern for me was the amount of stress it places on my right pinky. I have strong hands, but the pain was enough to tell me that I either am not used to it or its not for me. So I use it mostly on chips around the green.
  13. I also recommend V-steel.Others to consider are Cleveland Launcher or Tour Edge CB or XCG series.
  14. How to Make a Centered Hip Turn

    Went to the heated range the past two weeks focusing on turning more. My bad shot is a pull hook. When I thought of moving my right hip back and turning behind me to the target I stuck the ball much better without pull hooks. Took away my focus on front side turning. Hope it is something constructive and lasting for my swing.
  15. There are so many styles of 3 hybrids out there that I think you should sort through. Certainly, one of them will be easier to hit consistently well than a 3 iron. There are some more iron-like and some more wood-like, whichever you prefer. I like to hit an old 2 iron I have but it is not as forgiving and versatile as a hybrid so it's in the garage. Good luck.