Day 151. Tournament at my home course today. I shot an 87 with 4 GIR and 7 near-GIR. Now that I write that out, I feel my long game was better than that stat line today, but I guess not. I did some full swing practice before the round, outdoors at the range, checking my backswing length as per my past month or so of work.
Secured a par at my home course's hole #17 today. I am not happy with how long it took me to get better than bogey on it. I hit a poor tee shot, a good recovery punch shot, then a sweeping hook 6-iron to the green. I correctly read that the lie and setup would hook, aimed well left of the green, and swung. Big hook, ended on the left side of the green, 15' from the pin, and I darn near made the birdie putt too.
Speaking of which, I gave a par at #s 7 and 9 a good run today too. Still no birdies at my home course this year! 😞
When I was doing fittings for Ping this past spring I had one customer come with his printout from Club Champion. He was an average golfer pushing 70 years old. The shafts they wanted to use, I never heard of before but each one for fw and driver were over $400. Again… I have never heard of the name. It goes with what Adam said about them using shafts not available from the mfg so you can’t get it through them instead.
Ended up fitting him into Ping stock offerings that worked very well for him. Happy customer!