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I can hit a short par 4 green with a driver, :beer: . I can't hit a green with a wedge from 50 yards, :no: .

I am thinking I will be spending A LOT of time on distance wedges and pitching from now on. #GlaringWeakness :cry:

That and my putting from 5 feet and in. Missed about 4 of those the other evening. Might have been not putting in 4 days and going from 10-11 STIMP to maybe at best a 9 STIMP. I as over-reading the greens big time. Then it got in my head.

I am feeling good with my long game right now.

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I'm working on fitness and full swing accuracy. I believe these two go hand in hand. My short game and putting are relatively solid and I'm losing all my strokes to penalties and counter-productive

My current project is perfecting a power fade with all of my clubs from driver to wedges. I must say that the amount of misinformation on this shot is mind-boggling (from professional teachers on down

Starting over from scratch! In 2007, I was 39 years old and at my best.  Handicap of 1, playing 3-4 times per week, practicing during lunch and after work 3 -4 times per week in addition to pla

I've been experimenting with rolling (for lack of a better word) my right shoulder and upper arm on the downswing to generate more speed to my right forearm, wrist and club head.

It worked so well yesterday that I hit through a dogleg about 40 past my average driver distance. It's a bitch to control, but my hopes are that it will help with direction as well as distance if/when I dial it in. On average, I'm likely getting an extra 10 yards but haven't measured anything with GPS yet.

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