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Day 230 - September 21, 2018 - About 30-40 minutes of practice. Shortening things (really feels ridiculously short, undoubtedly it's 3x longer than it feels) was a great way to help the downswing feel of palm out do its job.

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Day 15.  WFH today and stayed home tonight too.  Over the course of the day, had a few stop-ins in my practice room (full swing, 8-iron, off mat, into net, real balls), working on setup.  Hit four dozen balls over the course of the day.  When I had a good setup, it was almost always a good shot.  I need to get outdoors to see the flight.

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Day 265

Family and friends day at the dry lake. A few RVs, dirt bikes, quads, kites, drones, Tonka Toys, and golf clubs. All age groups are well represented with their various toys.

Golf wise, it's been drivers only. Our own long drive contest, by age group. 

Focus is on 'KTSOOTB" as best we can. Longest so far has been 412 yards by a 16 year old. My best effort was 298 yards. Sounds impressive I know. However, we are on a dry lake bed. Probably 30% + is roll on the very firm, dried out mud. 

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DAY 303   Another long range session using the Impact Snap to improve my downswing motion and release.  A LOT of reps and balls hit during the 2 1/2 hours I was out there.  Then decided to play 9 holes.  Again played from the Senior Tees, shot 1 over par.  I missed 3 greens got up and down twice.  On the other 6 holes I had putts ranging from 8-33 feet, and could get nothing to drop.   Hit the edge of the hole 3 times.... surely 1 or  2 would go in.   Continuing to strike the ball better!!  So I am feeling good.

Now to watch some golf and then football on TV.

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Day 75

An hour hitting into a net to reinforce the freer and looser swings I was concentrating on yesterday.  again, not working to get a specific result, but a good contact with minimal tension.

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Day 8:

15-20 minutes working on full swing. My usual foam ball practice. I have adopted a backswing checkpoint to make sure I am on plane (or near it lol) on the backswing and my ball flight has improved tremendously since I have integrated into my practice routine. I won’t say I have “changed the picture yet”  but I at least like the direction I am headed. 

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Day 231 - September 22, 2018 - Headache so short. Played 18 after practicing.

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Day 16.  Had friends over for most of the day, still found time to myself in my practice room for two dozen full swings, focusing on arms and hips at setup.  Indoors, from a mat, into a net, real balls.

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Day 266

Took a morning walk, with my 2i, hitting balls along the way. We were still at the dry lake. Probably a 3 mile walk. I was just a bit hung over from the previous night's, and/or earlier this morning's beverages, and good bar-b-que. 

Saki Bombs in the desert? Who'd a thought. 

I didn't focus on anything. Just hit a ball, walk to it, and hit it again. Didn't care where the ball went, as long as it was a clean hit, off a thin lie, with good ball trejectory. Yeah, ok. 

It was a good walk, that was not spoiled. 

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Day 7,Sept 23

Went to a grass range today with a short game area. Spent the first 30 minutes on my priority piece, lower hands at A6. Then I worked on sand shots. Reviewed Mike’s How to Hit Sand Shot video before I went. I also filmed the sand shot work.

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Day 76 (with Trombones)

50 shots or so using only my GX-7 as a driver. The swing practice paid off.  My direction was good. Plus or minus a few yards on the vast majority of shots.  Yes, I really hit one glorious slice(or two)  and a bit of a push right (or two), but the rest were all playable based on my target "fairway".  As far as distance, they were primarily 185-225, so if this were my sense of drive tomorrow, I will be quite happy on the course (provided my second shots play well).  Concentrated on good left arm, head down and not too wide of a stance. This week, I will work on a real sense of concentration to make what has been good at the range translate to the course.

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DAY 304   Today and for the next 7 days it will be a CHALLENGE to get in 5 minutes a day.  We are moving into our new home tomorrow, so no trips to the golf course for a week, and then back at it.  So today, I spent time with my Impact Ball working on backswing,....as my wife and I watched Tiger Woods win his 80th PGA Tour Championship.   AMAZING!!!

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Day 231 - September 22, 2018 - Chipped for ten minutes in the back yard while on a conference call. Boys played well today.

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Day 9:

5 minutes working on backswing feels and positions. It’s really been helping me bring the club down on plane.

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Day 17.  I didn't let the excitement about Tiger's victory keep me from practicing.  Four dozen balls, off a mat, into a net, focusing on setup (particularly arms and hips).  

Maybe I should put a TV in my practice room... :-) 

Edited by Shindig
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Day 267

Nothing real special today. Hit full swing AW shots for a few minutes. 

Focus was on my preshot routine, my one piece take away, swing tempo, and a easy transition into down swing from the top. Hit 42 balls.

Finished up with a few chip shots, and called it done deal. 

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Day 8, Sept 24

Mirror work at the gym focusing on my new piece, lower hands at A6. Did slow mapping to A6, then a little push through impact to A9. Will try will balls later.

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