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About Pinseeker81

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  • Birthday 11/30/1980

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  1. Pinseeker81 added a post in a topic Keeping hips at tush line   

    Could someone explain early extension and "the wall"? I've never heard these terms.:-\
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  2. Pinseeker81 added a post in a topic Just for fun - If you HAD to only play with seven clubs?   

    I don't use seven different clubs to play my course now. I could go out with a 7I, 56º and putter and probably shoot better than I do with the other clubs.
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  3. Pinseeker81 added a post in a topic Consecutive Birdies   

    I've only ever had 2 birdies, and they weren't in a row. I can string the pars together from time to time, though.
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  4. Pinseeker81 added a post in a topic What is this?   

    Metal version of this.

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  5. Pinseeker81 added a post in a topic Handicap versus Clubhead Speed/Driving Distance   

    I hope this is true. It means +2 or +3 should be right around the corner
    The way I stunk up my iron shots today suggests otherwise.
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  6. Pinseeker81 added a post in a topic Putting - looking at the hole, not the ball   

    I have fantastic results looking at the hole on lag puts. I don't think hitting a baseball is a good analogy. Golf balls aren't coming at you  on an unpredictable path at 90MPH. It's more like shooting a free throw. You don't stare at your hand, you stare at the hoop. I also think it's like throwing darts. I tend to do better if I focus on the target and let my mind and body work out the physics.

    That being said, I still try to make myself do it conventionally, despite doing it better the other way.
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  7. Pinseeker81 added a post in a topic My Swing (Pinseeker81)   

    My apologies to the mod that had to combine these. I didn't realize I had already posted one two years ago, lol.
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  8. Pinseeker81 added a post in a topic My Swing (Pinseeker81)   

    I've been Playing Golf for: Maybe a cumulative year out of the last 20.
    My current handicap index or average score is: Low to mid 40s over 9.
    My typical ball flight is: Straight or a fade.
    The shot I hate or the "miss" I'm trying to reduce/eliminate is: At this point, probably the occasional fat shot.

    These are a bit old, but a good representation of my swing. I will try to get some more recent ones to post soon.

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  9. Pinseeker81 added a post in a topic Recording less than a full round   

    I'm getting my official handicap in January, and am trying to rack up some scores to enter, and in the meantime I'm recording rounds in Scorecard, but didn't know how to enter partial rounds.
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  10. Pinseeker81 added a post in a topic Recording less than a full round   

    Thank you, sir.

    How would one figure out how many extra strokes to card on the unplayed holes if you don't have an official handicap yet? Best guess, or do you assume maximum handicap, or?
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  11. Pinseeker81 added a post in a topic How many years of practice to hit a Driver 270+ yards?   

    I've always been able to, as long as I hit it center. More swish, less smash.
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  12. Pinseeker81 added a topic in Golf Talk   

    Recording less than a full round
    I did some searching, but couldn't find my answer.

    It's getting to the time of year that the sun won't allow me to finish a full nine after work at 5:30. I can usually get in 6 or 7 holes before it's too dark to see the course at all.

    How do you record partial rounds for handicap purposes? Or do you at all?
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  13. Pinseeker81 added a post in a topic Goals that you have set for yourself that are actually achievable   

    Get an official handicap, which I will do right after the first of the year, since they don't pro rate the annual fee.
    Get handicap to scratch, which I could probably do (or at least low singles) in a year if I played a couple of times a week. My problem is that I'll play hardcore for a few months, see something else shiny and quit playing golf.
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  14. Pinseeker81 added a post in a topic Putting: Starting from scratch   

    I think the third video shows your problem. You should be putting AT the hole, especially when you're a foot out. (that was humor, for those who may not recognize it ).
    I'm no teacher, but your stroke doesn't look that bad to me.

    EDIT: It kind of looks to me like you're swinging through and out away from your body, instead of rotating. The putter head seems further out from you at the end of the stroke than it does at contact.
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  15. Pinseeker81 added a post in a topic Hole in one stories!   

    My first was on a well struck shot that was straight as an arrow. With perfect speed and distance it just missed the rotating windmill blade, bounced just right off the clown's foot, and went in dead center.
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