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On 2/12/2019 at 9:20 AM, cipher said:

Checking in.  I must have something against my left hand and wrist as I decided to break it playing soccer(yeah I know, you are not supposed to use your hands in soccer), back in the beginning of January.  Bone still has not started coming back together as of the end of January and I am still in a splint.  I am hoping that I do not need surgery again.  If all goes well I will probably try and play a little golf this year and a lot of disc golf(maybe some tournaments).  I moved last year a little closer to work within' the Milwaukee area and basically live next to a very nice Municipal course.  They have some pretty good deals so I will try to get out once every couple weeks or so as I can.

 

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@iacas let's see if I can remember how to quote a prior post properly.  Honesty I think it is just some residual pain at this point and nothing to worry about.  

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1 hour ago, cipher said:

@iacas let's see if I can remember how to quote a prior post properly.  Honesty I think it is just some residual pain at this point and nothing to worry about.  

Oh still the February thing? Okay. I thought you’d done something else to it.

I suppose that’s good news.

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The wifey got me a new bag and a new 3 wood to match my driver as a gift.  Attached are a few ITB photos.  I also replaced my wedges with some Glide 2.0 wedges as well.  The putter will never leave my bag.  

Played 9 holes this morning with a friend and I am hitting the ball very well considering how little I have played again this year.  My club path and face relationship must have renewed their vows or something.  Basically I am just thinking about the left leg/hip in the downswing and that is about it.

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Really my second full individual round(a stroke play event), or 4th if you count scrambles, on the year.  I am actually hitting my driver and irons decently as far as path and face is concerned and for distance as well.  My driver play is going especially well considering the lack of play.  I am definitely struggling a bit with low point but not as much as I thought I would. Had some great shots out of bunkers as well. I can't seem to figure out my wedge distances as is fairly obvious from this round.  My new Glide 2.0 wedges are confusing me a bit on some controlled distance shots.  I kind of miss my Edel wedges for that.  My touch around the greens is just not in form right now as would be expected.  I had some three putts out there but these greens are some of the toughest multi tiered greens I have played on.  We played with a scratch guy out there who shot a 77. 

If i catch one thin or toe it a bit the hand also is in a fair amount of pain yet.  I look forward to the continued healing in the hand as far as that goes.  

If i can avoid injuring myself this winter I hope to play a lot more next season.  Hopefully I can get out to Erin Hills and Sand Valley.  If anyone would be interested in playing theses courses next year with me, let me know.

I am a bit on the fence over if I should work on the swing and try and get rid of the Furyk/Moore like loop or if I should just own it as it seems to be giving me the best face/path relationship I have maybe ever had.  At the end of the day if I can shoot in the low 80's from time to time next season I think it should be a lot of fun to play again.  

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