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About tws1098

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  • Birthday 11/30/1986

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  • Your Location The Bridges Golf Club

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  1. tws1098 added a post in a topic TM R11 T3 wood 14* - Stiff Blur 70g shaft   

    I am open to trades but unfortunately I am looking for a driver / driver + cash.
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  2. tws1098 added a post in a topic VR Blades (8-pw) reduced   

    Pictures added, sorry for the technology problems haha.
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  3. tws1098 added a topic in Marketplace   

    Titleist 975D 9.5* Driver w/ ProForce Gold 65 shaft
    Titleist 975D
    9.5* loft ProForce Gold 65 Shaft Grip is in good condition, standard size. Paint is bad on head, I was considering re-painting and would be willing to do so for the buyer in the color of their choice for an extra $5-10 depending on price of paint.  There are no dents or dings though and the club works just as it should. Reason for selling:  I would like to get something slightly more forgiving. $45 shipped - Offers and trades considered.
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  4. tws1098 added a topic in Marketplace   

    TM R11 T3 wood 14* - Stiff Blur 70g shaft
    I have a nice R11 T3 wood for sale.  I am selling to make room in my bag for a driver (need to learn how to hit one sooner or later)

    Blur 70g Stiff Flex Shaft Everything Stock and Standard Small paint chip near hosel and a couple scratches at the top of face. Overall it is in great shape from grip to head. Comes with headcover and tool.
    $175.00 + actual shipping cost
    I accept paypal only.

    Message me with any questions, thanks!

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  5. tws1098 added a post in a topic 2011 WGC Bridgestone Invitational   

    I think Tiger will play okay.  It is a good field, so I doubt he will contend but will have a decent showing.  Some good, some bad, ultimately I believe he will be around 15th.  I like Jason Day to win, he has been in contention enough that some of the nerves should be gone or at least fading.
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  6. tws1098 added a topic in Clubs, Grips, Shafts, Fitting   

    Driver? What's that?...got my T3 wood today.
    So I broke down and got an R11 T3 wood '14*' which arrived today (stock blur 70 stiff).  I played 18 after work with it today and it was impressive.  It went roughly 10-15 yards farther than my 15* superfast 3 wood, but man is it accurate.  The feel is more sturdy and has a nice sound off the face.  Being able to hit a slight fade in addition to a draw is a huge plus.  I attacked narrow par 4s with no problems which was awesome. I hit more fairways in todays round than the last 2-3 rounds.  The ball flight is nice and I was complimented on the distance which is always cool (the accuracy is way cooler to me).  I shot a +1 37 on the back for my best 9 at my new home course.

    I have not had a driver all season and now I don't feel like I am sacrificing anything. If you get the chance, check it out.  I had a one hole adjustment period (the only fairway I missed) so dont be scared off by the looks.  The white looks very nice especially in the bright sun. I will say I am not a huge fan of the black face, I am sure it will look horrible pretty quick, not a big deal though.

    All in all I would rate the club a solid 4.5/5:
    Appearance: 4/5
    Sound: 4/5
    Accuracy: 5/5
    Distance: 5/5
    Feel: 4/5

    I will plan to report back if any 'honeymoon' feelings end, haha.
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  7. tws1098 added a post in a topic bad course strategy.......it destroys so many rounds for high handicappers....   

    Couldn't agree with you more.  When I stopped doing that I put the ball closer to the pin and eliminated the risk.

    Of late I have been taking a lot of risks trying to find what holes are okay to be aggressive with and which must be played in a "boring" fashion.  This has me playing from many more bunkers and attempting shots I wouldnt normally have to take.  It can be frustrating because I am scoring anywhere from 5-8 strokes (penalties and punch outs add up quickly haha) higher per round, but I try to just keep myself focused on developing some feel in my game.
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  8. tws1098 added a post in a topic My new VRs :)   

    Thanks again guys, I will see about pics after I play this afternoon (they are quite dirty right now).
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  9. tws1098 added a post in a topic My new VRs :)   

    i removed the old paint with acetone and my pocket knife, it removes easy with something pointed. I did a set of the old vrs as well and they came out even better. The blades are easiest. Good luck.
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  10. tws1098 added a topic in Clubs, Grips, Shafts, Fitting   

    3+ wood suggestions?
    Anyone play a 3+ wood? I am leaning toward a superfast 2.0, Nike vr or new vr pro. Anything else tht should stand out? Thanks!
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  11. tws1098 added a post in a topic My new VRs :)   

    yeah i hear ya, buying the latest and greatest is cool but painful.  I wish they made a 13 or 13.5 in the original superfast.  Can many pro shops bend a wood?
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  12. tws1098 added a post in a topic My new VRs :)   

    Is that a private deal, or is there more than one of said 3+ woods available? If so I am thinking you need to pm me about it
    I am, however, leaning toward an R11 or superfast 2.0 T3 wood.  My 3w is stupid easy to hit any way you want to, but both are a bit pricey.
    Anyone have experience with the R9 woods?, this might be a better option for me.

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  13. tws1098 added a post in a topic Who else feels like they rush when they are playing?   

    It's a blur, if you are thinking at that point you are screwing yourself.

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  14. tws1098 added a post in a topic Need Advice: Reshaft or Buy New Equipment   

    If you really like what you have, re-shafting is the way to go.
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  15. tws1098 added a post in a topic My new VRs :)   

    I'll get some close ups later, but to be honest they look a little better from 5 feet haha.  I plan to redo a couple due to poor paint quality (old).  I actually used my girlfriends fingernail polishes, some of the metalic colors look really cool. You can buy them for a $1 a piece at wal-mart too.  I suggest you go with a  lady friend though or you may get a few looks haha.

    Thanks for the compliments though, I love them.  They feel very nice and are the most consistent clubs I have hit.
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