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Hello all.  I figured I would say hi here since it has been about 3yrs since I have been active on this forum.  
  I always loved this place.  However, some chronic lower back issues have stopped me from playing for the last 3+yrs.  

  it’s been frustrating enough that I actually threw my clubs in the trash about a trip ago.  However, it seems that I have turned the corner enough that when this shutdown is over I can start working into playing again

  so I dusted off my “lsw” book and I’m gonna get to work    Hopefully building a better swing along the way


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Welcome back! Great to hear you’re going to get back out on the green pastures of insanity! Did you see there’s a video series for the LSW material? It’s really good from what I’ve watched. Great discount for TST members as well!


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Nothing like a blow-up to put things in perspective.  The game hasn't changed any since you've been away...but here's hoping you have.  Welcome back.

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    • 20 year break!  ... Let me guess, you got married? ...  You had kids? ... Or had a career change? ... Maybe did a little time in the pokey? 🤪 Anyway, welcome back to the game and welcome to the forum.  
    • Whoa! Whoa! Whoa!! Don't go away. Take a step back for a second. Listen, I know quite a few of the folks on this forum personally and they are all really good people, who love discussing golf. It seems you've become very upset because the title of your thread was changed. Think of it this way, when searching for this thread the rest of us need a way to recognize it. The moderator who changed it just tried to make it easier for the rest of us to find your thread.  Over the years I've had many thread titles changed. I've started other threads which have been merged with similar threads as well. This is a huge form. It's been around for 20 years. The moderators are just trying to keep thing tidy to help us all out.  Give us a chance. I think you'll find this really is a great place for golf talk. I'd suggest "The Numbers Thread", "The would you rather" thread, and the "General COVID-19" thread. Go in there and poke around. There's good stuff in there.  Remember a forum is a collection of personalities just like any forum that gets together in "real life". Some folks are better communicators than others. Some folks are wittier than others. (I'm looking at you @Double Mocha Man. I promise you if you hang around here you'll find stuff that will help your son's game. You'll find stuff that will challenge what you thought about some situations. You'll likely even make some friends. Besides if you go, who's going to teach me new words? I had to look up pedantic.... I had no idea what that meant. I was pretty sure it wasn't positive. But I went to Chicago Public Schools so my vocabulary isn't the strongest. 
    • I saw him hit his last home run in Milwaukee in 1976.  I had just graduated high school. A great talent.  RIP.
    • Sticking with the same stuff, left leg slider feel and maintaining the right ankle dorsiflexion. Hitting it well, taken a lot of the left miss out of play, misses recently have been pushes. Went to PING last week to get fit for the new woods, some changes from my last trip which I think is reflective of the swing trending in the right direction. Don't need to tweak the loft lower with the driver anymore and they recommend I hard-step my iron shafts. I like how stable the right foot is on the backswing and how the left foot is rolling to the outstep much less with the face-on.  
    • Day 18 - simple chips and pitches in the backyard along with full swings with the 5i and foam balls.  Focused on trail hand grip position.  
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