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Game Improvement Iron with Great Look and Feel with Forgiveness

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Pros: Cosmetically pleasing, high launch with increased distance, forgiveness with feel, easy fitting system

Cons: Less workability

I recall my first experience with Ping irons. They were rental clubs that I used quite a few years ago when I made a trip home and did not bring my clubs. I do not recall what the model was, but I remember looking down and thinking they were huge. I remember that they played pretty well, but there was a distinct lack of feel in them. I’ve never given Ping a serious look when shopping for irons because of that memory. Aesthetics are big factor with me in selecting golf clubs.     I am currently playing Mizuno MP-60 irons, but I still have a set of Mizuno MX-23’s that I am quite fond of. I previously owned a set of Adams A2-OS irons and switched to the Mizuno brand due to lack...
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Back Support for Golf and Other Activities

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Pros: Comfortable and supportive while active. Easy to put on and remove.

Cons: Not as comfortable at rest. Must be hand washed.

Background: I have issues with my lower back due to my hips getting out of alignment causing one leg to be longer than the other. I make regular trips to my chiropractor for adjustment but tend to experience pain in my lower back after extended periods of working outside or walking a round of golf. I previously experienced pain after hitting a significant number of golf balls at a driving range, but improvements in my posture helped alleviate this.   Manufacturer’s Claim: The Serola Sacroiliac Belt is designed to compress and support the sacroiliac joints, thereby relieving stress and instability at these weight bearing structures. Just as importantly, it is not so tight that it...
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Game Improvement for Everyone

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Pros: Easy and enjoyable to read. Not based on opinion, and backed up by statistics and real world applications.

Cons: Requires some homework, but don't worry, you will enjoy this homework.

This book gets right to the heart of the matter in golf... SCORING. It is well written and backed up by statistics, not personal opinion. The stats from touring pros and low handicappers are quite eye opening. There is not a shred of fluff in this book that you often find in other golf books. It busts some popular myths about the game and is enjoyable to read. It has a common sense approach to improving your game with both long term and short term tools to shave strokes. Who doesn't want to shoot lower scores?! To often, golfers go to the course or practice facility without a plan, or even worse, a bad plan. Lowest Score Wins teaches you how to develop a solid plan for improving your...
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