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Day 400, December 5, 2023

Practice before lessons for the day. I didn't actually work on the downswing, but I let myself feel a little bit there if the backswing was 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 10: 12/5/2023:
 

Wow, work was a major pain today. 

I've been at my desk way too long today trying to solve The World's problems.

I was happy to get my super speed training in today. But that's about it. 

My bag is an ever-changing combination of clubs. 

A mix I am forever tinkering with. 

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Day 198 - Indoor putting and dry reps.

Made 24 straight 4 foot putts.

Driver: :callaway: Rogue Max ST LS
Woods:  :cobra: Darkspeed LS 3Wood/3Hybrid
Irons: :tmade: P770 (4-PW)
Wedges: :callaway: MD3 50   MD5 54 58 degree  
Putter: :odyssey:  White Hot RX #1
Ball: :tmade: TP5x

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Day 149: did mirror work for a while. Working on downswing feels but also making sure my knees are more bent and weight more over the balls of my feet at set 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 12- Day late posting. Did slow dry swings with short practice club working on rotation and downswing. 

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 11: 12/6/2023

Got to go to the outdoor range over lunch today. I got some work in on my priority pieces. Then got into a closest to the pin (okay range targets) contest with a couple of other guys. 

My bag is an ever-changing combination of clubs. 

A mix I am forever tinkering with. 

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Day 401, December 6, 2023

Good hour downtown today. Some of it was hitting some low spinners (and some high shots), some of it was verifying the path on the current swing with backswing work (1-2° left, which is easy to shift right with the downswing work). All in all a good day.

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 (06 Dec 23) - More work with the 7i today, focused on tempo.  Hit a few foam balls in the process.  

 

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 199 - Mirrow work at the gym for a bit between sets.

Driver: :callaway: Rogue Max ST LS
Woods:  :cobra: Darkspeed LS 3Wood/3Hybrid
Irons: :tmade: P770 (4-PW)
Wedges: :callaway: MD3 50   MD5 54 58 degree  
Putter: :odyssey:  White Hot RX #1
Ball: :tmade: TP5x

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Day 13- Mirror work checking positions. 

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 10:

Backswing work with mirrorvision, and a fit for golf wormout

-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 7 (07 Dec 23) - Grandson wanted to hit wedges using Birdie Balls into the swing saucer (something we've done before).  Goal was to have the wedge land in and stay in the saucer for a point.  We started with the 54, then the 60 then the 48 (some older Vokey wedges).  It's a challenge to get Birdie to spin enough to hold and not spin out.  A good drill session on distance control albeit we were only 15 yards or so away.  

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 12: 12/7/2023

I did my overspeed training. 
I also got about 20 minutes of bead work done one the putting practice mat. 

My bag is an ever-changing combination of clubs. 

A mix I am forever tinkering with. 

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Day 402, December 7, 2023

Worked on the backswing of course. Messed up a bit with Ted Williams vs. Teddy Williams today. 😛 

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:

Backswing work with mirrorvision. Focusing on keeping torso more centered, and feeling a bit of stretch in right leg, not letting club go too 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 151: putted for a while on my mat. Working on set up and then a bit of stroke. 

-- 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

 :aimpoint:

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Day 14- Slow swings with short practice club working on rotation and getting pressure to left side. 

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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