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Day 93: Did mirror work - working on some exaggerating in the downswing. 

-- 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 11: 5 Apr

Played 18 holes at home course. Was a struggle - weather didn’t help, but never really got into a groove. Yet, when I added it up at the end I still played somewhere near handicap, helped by my short game. Trust my golf swing, especially off the tee, and I’ll do ok.

More drills planned for later: keep working the feel post-impact to help fix my early release.

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Day 3. Small bucket at the range. Only focused on targets.

Scott

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

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Day 39 (Apr 05 23) - Putted to specific distances (3', 6', 9' and 12').  Focused on consistent tempo.  

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 17: 4/5/2023

I only had time for ten minutes of mirror work today. 7 iron and slow motion on my priority piece. I also took a hard look at my posture and my set up. 

My bag is an ever-changing combination of clubs. 

A mix I am forever tinkering with. 

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Day 15: went down and took some swings today. Did not like want I saw from my hips on video. Seemed I was getting my trail hip a bit to deep. Coming at the target a bit. Old habits die hard.  Will have to take a couple steps back and rehearse slower swings.

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Day 156, April 5, 2023

Played 18 holes today. Hit some putts and short game shots before-hand, too.

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
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Day 13: Stack training and hit a new e-speed high of 107! A little surprised after an 11-hour workday and poor sleep. Finished the night with putting practice through gates.

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Day 12 4/5/23

Sick aa a dog but wanted to keep my first streak going. Indoor work focusing on shoulder/hip turn as well as transition. 

BO THE GOLFER

In my Top Flite stand bag:

Driver-Ping G400+ 10.5 degrees regular flex Hybrids-Ping I25 17 & 20 degrees stiff flex Irons-Ping I3 O-size 4 through lob wedge regular flex Putter-Nike Oz 6

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Day 19:

Did some practice focusing on steady head, which for me at transition actually feels like I am trying to look at the back of the ball.

-Peter

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  • :callaway: Paradym, 4W
  • :pxg: GEN4 0317X, Hybrid
  • :srixon: ZX 3-iron, ZX5 4-AW
  • :cleveland:  RTX Zipcore 54 & 58
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Day 94: did the yardstick putting drill for a while. Focusing on weight back in my heels with my butt sticking out a bit more. Drill went well with that adjustment. 

-- 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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5 hours ago, Darkfrog said:

Day 19:

Did some practice focusing on steady head, which for me at transition actually feels like I am trying to look at the back of the ball.

That's funny because my head tends to go the opposite direction. I have to think of "not looking" at the back of the ball. 🤷‍♂️

 

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My bag is an ever-changing combination of clubs. 

A mix I am forever tinkering with. 

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Day 12: 6 Apr

Large bucket of range balls, working on reducing/fixing my early release and some practice with new 4 hybrid and 3 wood to try and get better consistency (driver is very much a work in progress!). The two clubs are getting there, just need to practice and practice some more! Used the trackman at the range to play 9 holes at PGA National (off sensible tees) and was -4 nett. Obviously not the same a real-life, but continues to boost my confidence.

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Day 40 (6 Apr 23) - Worked on driver swing - practiced swinging thru a pair of tee pegs. Then hit a few hard foam balls with pegs in place.  Wrapped up the session working with 50-54-58 wedges off the portable mat (replicating tight lies) to pin distances (10 - 20 - 30 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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Day 18: 4/6/2023

More 7 iron mirror work today. Set up, hip movement, head still. Then race out to the garage net and try to replicate that feeling when hitting a ball... Also with a 7 iron. 

My bag is an ever-changing combination of clubs. 

A mix I am forever tinkering with. 

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Day 157, April 6, 2023

Worked a bit with Rob Failed before he taught for the day and I shadowed.

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 4: Fit for Golf workout and some indoor work prior to watching the Masters..

Scott

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

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boogielicious - Adjective describing the perfect surf wave

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