Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
iacas

"5 Minutes Daily" Practice Challenge June 2017

Note: This thread is 1205 days old. We appreciate that you found this thread instead of starting a new one, but if you plan to post here please make sure it's still relevant. If not, please start a new topic. Thank you!

253 posts / 17482 viewsLast Reply

Recommended Posts

Welcome to the "5 Minutes Daily" Practice Challenge for June, 2017! The rules are the same as always:

  • Make a detailed post describing your practice every day during the month. Try to limit the number of very short or "ditto" type posts. Describe what you did for at least five minutes of practice (indoors or out, with or without golf balls, etc.).
  • No back-dating or pre-dating posts or practice sessions.
  • On the last day of the month, if you completed the challenge, post about it in red text so I can notice it and give you the award.

Enjoy and practice hard!

Note: you can miss one day per monthly challenge if you have a good reason and still be eligible for the monthly award.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

6/01 - played 9 holes this morning with my 9yo son working specifically on a centered turn. Off the tee, learning to control the fade of my "power-fade".

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

June 1 - Mirror work at the gym. Focused on centered hip turn and turning the body from the top. Playing 9 later with my league.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Gonna give this a go.  

6/1/2017:

I spent 1 1/2 hours at the putting green working on chipping with a SW and PW and putting.   I've developed a game where I chip to the 6 holes on the green and try to get down with a total of 10 putts.  I practiced my Aimpoint reading with each.  

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

On the bus and the metro, I got 5min of very discrete Don Saladino lateral stretches done without undue attention from other passengers

 

https://www.revolutiongolf.com/experts/don-saladino/assisted-lat-stretch-lengthen-your-backswing-with?vrg=ys

40 min Sklz, 7i and driver

stop at top, pump (3x) and full swings

pretty strong workout with only a couple of set repeats due to poor form

chipping

less than 4/11 three times in a row so restarted drill

5/11, then 5/11 and by the time I was finishing drill, started to have better form

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I crashed and burned the last time I tried to do this; then, my right elbow flared up for a while.  Let's try again...

6/1:  weight training to strengthen my arms and elbows.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

6/1:  Little rainy, so didn't go to play, but got in long practice session....
Warmup and conditioning session w/OW & Momentus; 3x15 w/OW; 2x10 w/Momentus
80 ball pitching session from my various "tees" around the yard; focus on tempo and letting my body/turn drive the swing
25 foam-ball full swing session w/TourStriker 7ip off mat; focus on full turn back and then using core to drive through ball w/lag--best striking session I've had in a long time.  25/25 on strong swing w/good contact, just a couple of little pushes and pulls.
1x20 OW conditioning/cool-down session

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

6/1: Walked nine after work this evening. Shot 4 over with 6 pars, 2 singles, and a double. 

Slow play in front so I skipped the middle of the course and played 1-5 & 15-18. Driver and irons were working well, hit five greens and was less than a yard off on two others. Four-putted on one hole, really can't explain that, but great evening otherwise. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Hit the range for 1 hour and 15 mins of putting. 

Focussed in accuracy of iron's. Focussed on not letting hands take over in down swing. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

June 1st:- 5 mins chipping practice on the lawn, followed by 10 mins full swing practice, focused on making a complete turn to the top of A4.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

6/2/2017 :  played 16, had to skip 11 & 12, 4 groups on  11!  Worked on driver setup.  Even after playing, hit the driving range to work on setup and swing plane

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

6/2/17:

Worked on short irons this morning. Continued my 75% effort swing practice. Trying to get used to the timing of it more than anything.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

6/2:  Did my usual pitching in the yard, this time from ~28yds. to my pin/hole.  18 balls; focused on tempo...just keepin' from getting' quick
15mins. putting in my house to my trusty ball return thingy.  Focused on tempo from the tempo thread (start on 1, transition at 3, hit at 1)...that has been a godsend; putting very well.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

6/2: Putting practice in the hallway this evening, aim and start line. Gonna try and sneak a round in tomorrow morning before the rain hits. ;-)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Note: This thread is 1205 days old. We appreciate that you found this thread instead of starting a new one, but if you plan to post here please make sure it's still relevant. If not, please start a new topic. Thank you!

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  



  • Want to join this community?

    We'd love to have you!

    Sign Up
  • TST Affiliates

    SuperSpeed
    TourStriker PlaneMate
    Golfer's Journal
    FlightScope Mevo
    Use the code "iacas" for 10% off Mevo
  • Posts

    • Played a nearby muni course today.  Last time there - holes 15-17 were underwater (drainage issues) so we were not able to do a full round.  Today the course was back to normal and funny thing, fairways were dry and the ball loved to roll out!  The fronts of the greens were mush, plug the ball sticky.  Made for approach shots at the front of the green tricky because too steep a landing and you were rolling no where.  For a guy who just starting to consistently shoot in the 90's it made attacking the greens more challenging.  Keep thinking about how in LSW, to aim for the big area of the green and not hunt flags.  To be honest, I had a blast with the 50* wedge as I was putting the ball exactly where I saw it landing.  Overall - cannot complain shot a 96 (48/48), gold tees (translates to around 6100yds).  Only one triple, NO SNOW MEN!, but way too many doubles to overcome.  All in all drives were some of my best ever, with them either being on fairway or just off enough the S20 saw them as in the rough.  That's okay.  Not a bad day putting, still had some 3 putts but it was me not the putter or the greens which were reasonably fast.  Would love to play this one again soon, its just over an hour away so not too bad a drive.  Thinking about taking the missus there as she is saying she is ready to go play a round.   
    • Estimated total cost not including travel and food? Can be a wide range
    • I feel like I am very close to a semi-repeatable swing, so I plan to continue my Evolvr work through the winter.  We've made some great progress that is allowing me to hit the long clubs much, much better. I had been losing 6.5 shots a round to a scratch golfer in my ability to get off the tee and approach the green and haven't played much really since 2017. I don't have any disillusions about getting to scratch at this point in my life but a sub 5 golfer should be very attainable in the future.    
    • Will do guys, just need to get it out there to make sure we give everyone who is interested enough notice. I will probably be booking the Sand Valley tee times well in advance of the date.
    • I'd like to be kept in the loop on this. That's only 3 hours from my folks house. I haven't seen them since this who COVID thing began. If the COVID thing has left us by then I'd be interested in possibly doing a grandparents visit/golf trip.  Way too early for me to commit to anything though. 
  • TST Blog Entries

  • Today's Birthdays

    1. Aldo Aitken
      Aldo Aitken
      (30 years old)
    2. Also Aitken
      Also Aitken
      (30 years old)
    3. CJK
      CJK
      (62 years old)
    4. Coffin-dodger
      Coffin-dodger
      (70 years old)
    5. Greg55
      Greg55
      (65 years old)

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Welcome to TST! Signing up is free, and you'll see fewer ads and can talk with fellow golf enthusiasts! By using TST, you agree to our Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, and our Guidelines.

The popup will be closed in 10 seconds...