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Goals for 2021:

Become an avid switch hitting golfer (7 righty clubs/ 7 lefty clubs in the bag)

Experiment with different grips sizes on irons/ woods

See if I can wrangle a 64 degree wedge to my advantage

Get 9 holes in early in the morning before work several times/ week

Use some of the new golf technology/ smart equipment out there.

 

 

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To live to see 2022.

Having played golf for 30 years now and finally coming into my own after retirement, like everyone else my goals have changed each year. Last year I accomplished something that I thought I wou

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Just starting back here in the forum, so setting up my goals for 2021....

1. I would like to break under 80 by the end of the year. My best score is 82 this past January....see my pic below.

2. No more 3 putts.... goal: only one 3 putt per round. Putting stoke and torso improve for lag putting. 
 

3. settle in to the correct pitch and chip motion. 
 

4. Driver - Draw and fade on-demand as needed for the course design  

To achieve this....

- I have signed up with Evolvr and working through the Practice Plan drills. 

- 5-7 days per week at the range working on drills. 

- 5-7 days of chip, pitch, and putting at the range and in my personal practice area. 
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  • Get back in the game after the last few years of letting it languish.
  • Re-establish a handicap index
  • Get handicap back under 20
  • Accept the fact that I’m not in my 30s or 40s anymore
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Goals 2021: 

  • Stop getting into trouble off the tee, establish confidence in my driver - two way miss
  • Improve long & short iron striking, consistency
  • Improve short game - pitching & chipping (getting closer to the hole, leaving myself to far away on those shots)
  • Know the distance of my clubs
  • Break 90 consistently
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“Consistent” 95 to 98, by this October.  Meaning 10 to 20 (yikes) less strokes at this time. I believe it is possible, through short game and course management  alone.

Just have to define consistent, haha.

Weather permitting, my work schedule allows practice or play 3 to 4 days a week.

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Golf has only restarted recently in Ireland so I have 6 rounds played. Played today and shot an 84 so’ I’m really hoping to

Break 80. (This has been a goal for a while but really feel it’s in reach now)

Shoot 85 or lower consistently.

Get more confident with irons above an 8 iron.

Improve  my short game to have more up n downs

 

 

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