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Day 78: Played 18 holes. Long game was good, short game was crap (the rentals didn’t help there). Know what I need to work on the next few months!

-- 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 13 - Practiced pitch shots in the yard today. Playing 18 tomorrow.

  • 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 24 (21 Mar 23) - Continued work with wedges from greenside distances (30yds and under) - focused on getting a solid rotated finish rather than flipping.  

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 141, March 21, 2023

Downswing work, lots of Spiderman feels.

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 6:

Another atmospheric river, so worked indoors on setup and downswing feel.

-Peter

  • :titleist: TSR2
  • :callaway: Paradym, 4W
  • :pxg: GEN4 0317X, Hybrid
  • :srixon: ZX 3-iron, ZX5 4-AW
  • :cleveland:  RTX Zipcore 54 & 58
  • L.A.B. Golf Directed Force 2.1
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Day 79: mirror work. Still the same 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 2: 3/21/2023

Got to the outdoor range today to work on priority pieces. After doing some block work with my 6 iron, I found out the guy hitting balls next to me had spent some time on one of the mini-tours. So naturally I challenged him to a closest to the pin competition hitting balls at several different targets. Anywhere from 30 yards to about 165 yards. He won most of them... go figure. It was fun and he was a good guy. 

Later I did Day 15 from the Covid-19 30-day practice challenge. Just to make sure I keep my putting stroke somewhere near descent. 

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forgot about the putting

My bag is an ever-changing combination of clubs. 

A mix I am forever tinkering with. 

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Day 14 - Played 18 at North Kingstown; short game and putting need work. Driver showing improvement. 

  • 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 80: Putting on my mat. Working on stroke and set up. Aiming to send a putting video into Evolvr this weekend as a pre-season check up.

-- 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: first was just checking set up. Hips over ankles as I have a tendency to get behind them.
 

From there, it was lots of slow motion rehearsal swings and half swings to keep my trail hip from getting to far behind me and then towards the ball. Trying to have my hips go more linear. Completely different “feel”/body movement than I had previously. Just a slow grind to ingrain it. 

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Day 25 (22 Mar 23) - Continued pitch and chip work in the backyard today.  Hit between 5yds up to 40 yds.  

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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Chipping in the front yard. 
poop patrolling in the back yard 

whats In the bag. 
Callaway epic max LS

Cobra Fmax 3,5 woods 

Titleist 4 hybrid 

5,6,7,8,9,pw,S,gap,cobra ltdx 

Cleveland 60 wedge

sabertooth putter

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Day 142, March 22, 2023

Good 30 minutes. Maybe 30 balls before lessons and after the Coke delivery.

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 7:

Refrigerator malfunction tonight so all my evening daylight time was spent moving food to spare storage in the garage. Did some indoor work without ball. Literally 5 minutes worth. 

-Peter

  • :titleist: TSR2
  • :callaway: Paradym, 4W
  • :pxg: GEN4 0317X, Hybrid
  • :srixon: ZX 3-iron, ZX5 4-AW
  • :cleveland:  RTX Zipcore 54 & 58
  • L.A.B. Golf Directed Force 2.1
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Day 3: 3/22/2023

Did a couple things today. 
Hit balls in the garage in the early AM.

Later when to the range to work on my priority pieces. I can tell by the ball flight when I get it correct. But I'm still going to try to get some good video in this week. 

Finished late at night with the putting mirror on my office putting mat.

My bag is an ever-changing combination of clubs. 

A mix I am forever tinkering with. 

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Day 26 (23 Mar 23) - played 18 holes of  2ball worst ball today.  Made for some serious course management work.  Like the challenge it presents.  

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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Me too. Took more than 5 minutes thou. These days the course is baron but it’s nice to experiment with different shots on the course. 

whats In the bag. 
Callaway epic max LS

Cobra Fmax 3,5 woods 

Titleist 4 hybrid 

5,6,7,8,9,pw,S,gap,cobra ltdx 

Cleveland 60 wedge

sabertooth putter

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Day 2: kept up working the hips with the slow rehearsals. Being linear. That will be an everyday repeating thing. Also, just did some pitch shots. Focusing on letting the club just drop as I turn through the ball. 

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