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Originally Posted by the fish

I went out and bought a Sun Mountain Four 5 on my lunch break today.  It will be replacing a Ping Hoofer.  Looking forward to loading it up tonight after work.  Really looking forward to taking it out for a round this weekend.



That's a great bag... I love mine.

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Just purchased the following for post surgery golf being that I am a USAF Veteran I thought they would be appropriate.  

Titleist T400 irons. I haven’t gotten them yet, but they are on order!

Bought a US Kids golf set and pink hello kitty balls for my daughter.  It's for her 3rd birthday so i'm just hoping she likes golf as much as her dad.

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Bought Tour Trek One Click push cart. Had a recent heart surgery, thought thinking my days of carrying my bag are over. But now having second thoughts about it as I like carrying my bag. Will play on Sunday carrying my bag and will decide if this cart is a keeper or will be returned.

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Bought a Mizuno Rider cart, FJ synr-g shoes and golf gloves. Then on another store paid $16.00 for a Tour Exotic Hybrid 3H 18 degrees. I want to learn how to hit a hybrid as hitting a 3 iron off the first cut of rough is an almost impossible shot for me...

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Last time I posted here, I think I said I was done. I guess not, LOL. Bought Titleist AP1's, 2010 model. Golf Town has a big blow out sale this time each year and they had 3 demo sets left. Wanted to make a change from the TM Burner 1.0's I've played the last few years. More interested in control than pure distance. Had hit the Titleists and liked them - they feel more balanced than the Burners, maybe because the shaft is heavier(?). Took them to the range (indoor though) and hit them well. I'm sure I'll be shorter with these, but hopefully improve my accuracy.
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2 shirts on sale, a swing weight (which somehow i have already misplaced), and alignment sticks.

not a trip, per se, but i just ordered online the fairwaypro mat and some ecco street golf shoes. super psyched!

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I like my Ecco Street's. They are really comfortable. But I played in a round last week and it rained for about 6 holes. And my feet were wet by the mid point. I'm going to use them only for dry conditions moving forward.
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