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Day 19: Stack training and maintained 109 swing speed I hit in Sunday’s session.  Felt great and thought I would surpass 110. PRGR speed device stopped working midway and it took a while to restart even with new batteries. Looking forward to Thursday!

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Day 45 (11 Apr 23) - day trip to beach place, so today was 9i in the sand - wet hard pack or gentle fluff.  Makes you realize why modern wedges have the soles they do as the 9i is an old Spalding Johnny Palmer Tournament iron.

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 162, April 11, 2023

Worked with a Torc for awhile on the transition to the downswing stuff.

Erik J. Barzeski —  I knock a ball. It goes in a gopher hole. 🏌🏼‍♂️
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Day 10. Played 18 with my wife. Our first 18 of the year. 

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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Day 163, April 12, 2023

Did a good 30 minutes. I don't think I'm going to stick with my last lesson. It's too "passive" and I think you can "move" the club and "do" things that aren't just passive.

Erik J. Barzeski —  I knock a ball. It goes in a gopher hole. 🏌🏼‍♂️
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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 20: I played today and am leaving for a golf trip tomorrow so I gotta play with what I brought. I thought the swing was pretty smooth today. Keeping the lead knee from bucking out was good. Hit some decent shots. We will see what the week brings us. 

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Day 46 (12  Apr 23) - played 18 at Minnesott with grandson today.  Had some decent drives and approaches. Underclubbed myself too much.

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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 25:

Did some pitching/chipping practice while cooking dinner on the grill for the first time in 6+ months. Afterward worked a bit on downswing piece.

-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 101: Did some mirror work, working on my downswing feels. 

-- 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 18: 12 Apr

Golf lesson followed by range time. Continuing to improve my club path; it’s still a bit too much out-to-in but it’s light years better than it was and the overall trend is good. Chatted through some swing thoughts - largely confirmed that im sometimes leaving the clubface way open at impact, but haven’t really got to the root cause of it. Range time spent practicing a lot of 3-wood and 4-hybrid, continuing to build confidence in myself and my golf swing.

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Day 11. Ok it’s summer now. 83F here. Spring lasted 23 seconds. Did some light work and also 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 102: Went to the range on my lunch break. Worked on my drill, focusing on where the club is coming from during the 2nd half of the downswing. Pleased with how full swing shots are looking.

-- 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 21: Stack training session 11. All max intent. Set speed records in each of the first three but fell a little short in the fourth when we measured speed. Lost one yard down to 302. Feel like I still have a few more mph to attain.

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Day 164, April 13, 2023

Hit about 30 balls actively moving the club in the direction that I'd like. I can do it a bit earlier than I thought previously, which is good.

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 47 (13 Apr 23)  - Worked on short punch shots w/7i in the backyard using hard foam balls.  Worked thru swing motion several times in slow speed before making the shot.  Eventually moved to 9i and then 50deg wedge using real golf 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 26:

Planned on starting stack, but tweaked something in my back playing kids, so just did some slow stuff with almost golf balls and putting inside. 

-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 165, April 14, 2023

Got a little work in while on a USGA Rules webinar. Probably 10 minutes or so.

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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