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How To Improve My Handicap in 21 Days...

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You sound like you come down on the ball instead of up try and swing up and clip the ball off the tee this means less high Skyed shots and Skyed shots lose distance just a educated guess does this sound familiar

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Ok, will try this evening to catch the ball while the Driver is going up, and with the center of the face... Not easy!

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Ok, will try this evening to catch the ball while the Driver is going up, and with the center of the face... Not easy!

Tell me about it!!!!

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Well, it was not bad! I hit some really good shots with the driver yesterday! My main thoughts were these: not let the head went fordward, not do overswing, and speed! however, I need more time in order to get confidence and bring this speed to the course... but I am on the right way !! I´m starting to love my drive! :banana: and I still don´t own the new Nike Vapor Speed which one I want ! ! !

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You have 4, four, days to make your goal, Jameson.  Gonna succeed?  Y r u wasting ur time on new avatars?  U should be putting on the carpet at home, dropping those 5 foot bombs.

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You have 4, four, days to make your goal, Jameson.  Gonna succeed?  Y r u wasting ur time on new avatars?  U should be putting on the carpet at home, dropping those 5 foot bombs.

hajaja! thanks for the encouragement! yes, I know I should be practising! Well, I´m gonna practise today, a little bit of everything (Drive, Putt, and Irons), and see how the tournaments go... Anyway, I don´t want to feel so much pressure, I´m going to enjoy the matches, and have fun. Let´s see what happen. But, I´m close, just 1,7... is achievable !!

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Well Jameson I'm glad your driving well the only problem now is that you support the pats and not the Bears!!

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I´m thinking about the main points of my practise time yesterday... just to write it down and focus on them on my next session, and one thing I write is: hover the Driver head above the ground just before starting the backswing. What do you guys think about this? is good for a slicer? I feel that it could add a bit more tension into my grip, but in general terms, it improves my ball striking...

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Some other poster asked a Q about Ben Hogan.  I had Ben's book at hand and quoted Ben thusly :

"It is extremely important to keep the elbows and the arms as close together as possible."

Next day i had those same thoughts in my mind and I COULD NOT BELIEVE THE DIFFERENCE IN BALL STRIKING. Not one slice, straight drives and +20 yards.  Where had Ben been all my life?  I think this technique kept me from going OTT, and that kept me on plane.

Have a great round.

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Some other poster asked a Q about Ben Hogan.  I had Ben's book at hand and quoted Ben thusly : "It is extremely important to keep the elbows and the arms as close together as possible." Next day i had those same thoughts in my mind and I COULD NOT BELIEVE THE DIFFERENCE IN BALL STRIKING. Not one slice, straight drives and +20 yards.  Where had Ben been all my life?  I think this technique kept me from going OTT, and that kept me on plane.

Your thought was to keep them together which helped you extend through impact better. That's a good feel, and I just went through this as well. Keep up the good work, and gain some distance and accuracy. :-)

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Well, I played two tournaments last weekend: the first one with good sensations, but sadly two holes where I was not able to make points (because of bad drives....), finally 37 points, but don´t know why my handicap did not drop... The second tournament was good, but not finish well with my putt, and some bad luck (two balls finish touching the trunk of trees), and finish with 35 points. So it looks like I did not reach my goal... 18,6, a bit sad... However, I´m going to make a new challenge and think about a new goal, just to help me practise better... will tell you about it and how to plan everything... Don´t worry !

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Well, I played two tournaments last weekend: the first one with good sensations, but sadly two holes where I was not able to make points (because of bad drives....), finally 37 points, but don´t know why my handicap did not drop... The second tournament was good, but not finish well with my putt, and some bad luck (two balls finish touching the trunk of trees), and finish with 35 points. So it looks like I did not reach my goal... 18,6, a bit sad... However, I´m going to make a new challenge and think about a new goal, just to help me practise better... will tell you about it and how to plan everything... Don´t worry ! ;-)

I would recommend just changing the title of this thread to something like "Shoot in the 80s from bogey with 5 minutes a day of focused practice." Or something like that, and continue to post here. We can follow your progress from the very start! You'll improve! :-)

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I would recommend just changing the title of this thread to something like "Shoot in the 80s from bogey with 5 minutes a day of focused practice." Or something like that, and continue to post here. We can follow your progress from the very start!

You'll improve!

Thanks for your comments all this time. I feel good, because I´ve worked and I feel I´m playing better, I almost reach my goal, just a bit more of luck and I would have made it... It´s good to strive for a goal...

So you mean that I can reach my goal, let´s say ¿handicap 15? if I follow a good plan, within the next 3 or 4 months..... You are a good example since you are getting a lot better, so I will take your comments seriously. Thanks again.

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