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A combination of two things:

I. Continuing my quest for a single-digit handicap. 

II. My senior golf season. 

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Thursday’s Match

Time to update! Today I’ll be updating y’all on the match that took place last Thursday at Chapel Ridge. Surprisingly (and we didn’t even know this until halfway to the course), we were going to be doing tee times, opposed to the shotgun start we normally do. I ended up playing with one of my teammates, and after a good range session, we were off. I’ll go hole by hole here. No. 1: Par (E). Not a bad tee shot but it ran through the fairway and I had tree trouble. A great punch left me a


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    • It's definitely on the light side. From the research I've done, putter heads tend to fall between 290-340 grams, with the heavier end becoming more and more common. I like a lighter putter, but if I were to make this in larger quantities, I would probably add about 50 grams back in.  I'm tooling around with a version that has an aluminum insert and a much bigger body, so that I could get more mass in the heel and toe, but I want to finish this iteration first 
    • FWIW my putter weighs 616g all together. Grip, shaft, etc. about 200g out of that. 296 is light.
    • The end goal is to make a putter -- past that, I don't really have any expectations! I like making things, but in my professional life the work I do doesn't really have an end point, and having project that I can "finish" has been a lot of fun.  I definitely agree RE: the specialness of any particular putter. I like the design I have and I think it'll look cool when it's done. But who know! I might hate it when it's actually out in the world. I've got a few friends and family who want one a
    • Looks are how a player aligns the thing. Looks are quite important to a putter.
    • I agree. Looks is really the only important aspect. Looks most likely translates to how a player says it feels nice. Just my opinion. 
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