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Day 21: 12/19/2022

I got five minutes in today, but just. I was able to get some mirror work.
Believe it or not I only worked on my backswing in the mirror. 
I'm trying to get my hips and my hands and my arms all just doing the right thing. 

I feel like I'm improving and I want to keep up the progress. Or at worst maintain it. 

My bag is an ever-changing combination of clubs. 

A mix I am forever tinkering with. 

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Day 49, December 19, 2022

Good ten minutes downtown after starting Natalie on some Bruce putting stuff.

Erik J. Barzeski —  I knock a ball. It goes in a gopher hole. 🏌🏼‍♂️
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Day 9 - worked on PP of keeping the right elbow in front of shirt seam at top

Driver: :callaway: Rogue ST  /  Woods: :tmade: Stealth 5W / Hybrid: :tmade: Stealth 25* / Irons: :ping: i500’s /  Wedges: :edel: 54*, 58*; Putter: :scotty_cameron: Futura 5  Ball: image.png Vero X1

 

 -Jonny

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Day 8 - More work on my PP in the basement.

Scott

Titleist, Edel, Scotty Cameron Putter, Snell - AimPoint - Evolvr - MirrorVision

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Day 5 - Worked on putting setup (with mirror) and various drills for face control today. 

  • Clubs: Ping, Edison, Maltby, Callaway, SeeMore
  • Other: Maxfli Tour or Vice Pro; Callaway ORG 7 bag; Shot Scope X5; True Linkswear 
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Day 50, December 20, 2022

Made swings with an 8I downtown. Shortened it up a little (my slow motion ones I like to take back a bit longer so I can see where the shaft is pointing, really exaggerate it a bit).

Erik J. Barzeski —  I knock a ball. It goes in a gopher hole. 🏌🏼‍♂️
Director of Instruction Golf Evolution • Owner, The Sand Trap .com • AuthorLowest Score Wins
Golf Digest "Best Young Teachers in America" 2016-17 & "Best in State" 2017-20 • WNY Section PGA Teacher of the Year 2019 :edel: :true_linkswear:

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Day 22 12/20/2022

Garage practice today. And just a touch of mirror work in between wrapping some Christmas Gifts. 

My bag is an ever-changing combination of clubs. 

A mix I am forever tinkering with. 

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Day 35 (20 Dec 22) - stork drill (trail foot back, most of weight on lead foot) focused on torso rotation in front of the mirror.   Really helps with confidence that lead foot can handle the pressure.

Ping G400 SFT 10deg  R flex
Ping G410 3w R flex
Ping G400 3h and 4h R flex
Taylormade SLDR 5i thru PW graphite shaft R flex
Cleveland CBX wedges - 50, 54, 58 or 52, 58 (depending on my mood)
Odyssey Versa or White Steel #5
Srixon Q Star

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Day 6 - 9-to-3 swings in the yard with AlmostGolf balls today; 8 or 9 balls  focusing on good ground strike (used a tee to mark ball position) with an in-to-out swing path. Then did 2-3 10-to-2 swings, same objectives.  Mostly acceptable strikes. 

  • Clubs: Ping, Edison, Maltby, Callaway, SeeMore
  • Other: Maxfli Tour or Vice Pro; Callaway ORG 7 bag; Shot Scope X5; True Linkswear 
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Day 36 (21 Dec 22) - Tentative plans to play today got cancelled, so worked on setup drill.  Finished with hitting hard foam balls from varied lies (tight, light rough, uphill, downhill).  

Ping G400 SFT 10deg  R flex
Ping G410 3w R flex
Ping G400 3h and 4h R flex
Taylormade SLDR 5i thru PW graphite shaft R flex
Cleveland CBX wedges - 50, 54, 58 or 52, 58 (depending on my mood)
Odyssey Versa or White Steel #5
Srixon Q Star

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Day 9 - More indoor work. I’m starting to get the feel down. I need to film it though

Scott

Titleist, Edel, Scotty Cameron Putter, Snell - AimPoint - Evolvr - MirrorVision

My Swing Thread

boogielicious - Adjective describing the perfect surf wave

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Day 51, December 21, 2022

The longest day of the year, and… the shortest practice session (nearly) allowed. Hit about eight balls in about six minutes today before I had to go. Same stuff as usual, but a bit faster. Hit the two or three fast ones really well.

Erik J. Barzeski —  I knock a ball. It goes in a gopher hole. 🏌🏼‍♂️
Director of Instruction Golf Evolution • Owner, The Sand Trap .com • AuthorLowest Score Wins
Golf Digest "Best Young Teachers in America" 2016-17 & "Best in State" 2017-20 • WNY Section PGA Teacher of the Year 2019 :edel: :true_linkswear:

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Day 10 - same as yesterday….worked on PP of keeping the right elbow in front of shirt seam at top

Driver: :callaway: Rogue ST  /  Woods: :tmade: Stealth 5W / Hybrid: :tmade: Stealth 25* / Irons: :ping: i500’s /  Wedges: :edel: 54*, 58*; Putter: :scotty_cameron: Futura 5  Ball: image.png Vero X1

 

 -Jonny

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Day 7 - Range-work at North Kingstown Golf Course today. Warmed up with wedge shots (it was 38* when I started and about 41* by the time I was finished) followed by Adam Young's "Sole Spray drill" for ground contact with my 7-iron. Then worked through my fairway woods, hit some drivers (with foot spray on the face) and finished with more 7-irons.

Finished up on the practice green with some putting practice and a 3-hole chip and putt, chipping from different lies around the green (shot a 6, with a chip in). 

  • Clubs: Ping, Edison, Maltby, Callaway, SeeMore
  • Other: Maxfli Tour or Vice Pro; Callaway ORG 7 bag; Shot Scope X5; True Linkswear 
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Day 10 - More indoor work.

Scott

Titleist, Edel, Scotty Cameron Putter, Snell - AimPoint - Evolvr - MirrorVision

My Swing Thread

boogielicious - Adjective describing the perfect surf wave

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Day 23, 12/22/2022

Had a really good practice session early this morning in the indoor range.

Worked on my priority pieces.
Then I did my distance control putting drill. 

My bag is an ever-changing combination of clubs. 

A mix I am forever tinkering with. 

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Day 37 (22 Dec 22) a super rainy day, so I worked on putting and controlling lag.  

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Ping G400 SFT 10deg  R flex
Ping G410 3w R flex
Ping G400 3h and 4h R flex
Taylormade SLDR 5i thru PW graphite shaft R flex
Cleveland CBX wedges - 50, 54, 58 or 52, 58 (depending on my mood)
Odyssey Versa or White Steel #5
Srixon Q Star

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Day 52, December 22, 2022

Short session today after working with this student on GEARS.

Erik J. Barzeski —  I knock a ball. It goes in a gopher hole. 🏌🏼‍♂️
Director of Instruction Golf Evolution • Owner, The Sand Trap .com • AuthorLowest Score Wins
Golf Digest "Best Young Teachers in America" 2016-17 & "Best in State" 2017-20 • WNY Section PGA Teacher of the Year 2019 :edel: :true_linkswear:

Check Out: New Topics | TST Blog | Golf Terms | Instructional Content | Analyzr | LSW | Instructional Droplets

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