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Day 95: 03/07/2023

I wanted to get to the outdoor range today, but it wasn't in the cards. I had to settle for some mirror work, a few balls into the garage net and some additional putting bead work. 

My bag is an ever-changing combination of clubs. 

A mix I am forever tinkering with. 

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Day 10 (7 Mar 23) - More pre-shot work today (grip, stance, weight) - added some backswing worn - focusing on keeping the arms extended in the backswing and not collapsing.   Made some swings with 6i and hard foam balls. 

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 65: Did some mirror and rehearsal swings, working on my drill.

-- Daniel

In my bag: :callaway: Paradym :callaway: Epic Flash 3.5W (16 degrees)

:callaway: Rogue Pro 3-PW :edel: SMS Wedges - V-Grind (48, 54, 58):edel: Putter

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Day 1 - Missing yesterday made 3x in the last 28 days so starting over. 

  1. Inside: Putting drills with the mirror and putter head gates set with 1/4" on either side of the putter head. 
  2. Outside: Adam Young's "3-tee" drill 
  • 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 72. Did SuperSpeed Squeeze training, a Fit for Golf workout and worked on my swing indoors this morning.

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 96: 03/08/2023

Outdoor range today. Spent time on my priority pieces. Then hit driver for a half dozen balls. Then checked where I am with the rest of the bag. 

Spent the last half-hour or so working on wedges. 

My bag is an ever-changing combination of clubs. 

A mix I am forever tinkering with. 

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Day 128, March 8, 2023

Played 18 at Forest Creek (North) today. Hit the driver 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 11 (8 Mar 23) - Worked on setup, focused on getting weight on lead foot. Hit some wedges in the backyard from varied lies.  

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 2 - Practiced short pitch shots with my 50* wedge and low point control with my 7i 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 12 (9 Mar 23) - played solo round at Minnesott, first one out as the regulars did not want to start with temps in the high 40’s.  Hit some decent drives, approaches were under-clubbed but wedge work was decent for some good par saves.  

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 97: 03/09/2023

Got to the outdoor range again today. The weather was really great. So, I spent just a little bit of time working on my priority pieces and the rest of the time getting a feel for the shot shapes I'm likely to hit with each club. 

At the end I spent about 25 balls working on wedges anywhere from 30 to 110 yards, random targets. 

My bag is an ever-changing combination of clubs. 

A mix I am forever tinkering with. 

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Day 72. Range today. Mostly focused on setup and target practice. Did a little feel work while warming up.

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 129, March 9, 2023

Played 18 holes at Mid Pines today. Continued to see progress, even though this is premature.

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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28 minutes ago, iacas said:

Day 129, March 9, 2023

Played 18 holes at Mid Pines today. Continued to see progress, even though this is premature.

You should have come down here last week!  It was a lot warmer. 😉 

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Day 67: Did some swings for an while and a super speed session. 

-- Daniel

In my bag: :callaway: Paradym :callaway: Epic Flash 3.5W (16 degrees)

:callaway: Rogue Pro 3-PW :edel: SMS Wedges - V-Grind (48, 54, 58):edel: Putter

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Day 3 - Turning into a busier day than expected. Hit more short pitches with my 50* wedge and practiced low point control with my 27* hybrid. I'll be A/B ing the hybrid with my 11W next week, looking to determine if I can get a bit more carry, with sufficient stopping power to hold greens. 

  • 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 73. Worked on my piece indoors for a bit then did a Fit for Golf workout.

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 13 (10 Mar 23) - Worked on swing tempo with the 58 in the backyard.  Used the old 5 second basketball style count of “one thousand one, one thousand two, one thousand three”, focusing on making contact on the “three”.  

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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