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20 hours ago, Becca said:

Day 3:  I tried to hit a bucket at the range but an 80 year old man (he told me his age, showed me his knee replacement scars, told me all about his chronic low back pain, etc) couldn’t pass up the opportunity to mansplain to me every little thing I’m doing wrong.  Dude, it’s my third frickin day.  I know I need to twist my hips more, I know I need to keep my head/chest down and not pop up, I know I need to hit through the ball and follow through further, yada yada yada.  I know.  That’s exactly what I’m trying to work on.  How about you tell me or show me how to do those things instead of telling me to watch Iron Byron videos?  Rough day.  

I apologize on behalf of… idiot men. Sorry about that. Next time, tell the guy to shut up. 😛 

Day 553, May 8, 2024

18 holes from the whites with @rwolfe. Windy AF today, but hit some good shots. Slid back a little from where I was the previous two days, but… I can get it back. Made a pretty nifty birdie on 12 from some pretty odd places. 😄 

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:  I was not feeling the range or even up to swinging into the net in the garage.  So, today I just did some putting practice at home.  

I may not hit the ball far, but at least I find all of the pretty flowers. 

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Day 55. Felt a bit better today hitting balls into the net working on technique. Some work on basics like flow and backswing followed by hand path exit. 

April 2024 hcp: 20.3

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Day 133: 5/8/24

Extensive putting today with a LAB DF3 counterbalance putter. 38” and 70*. Putted great from short and mid-range. Misses I had were often to the right, but speed was good. I have never used a large, or extended grip in the past.

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Day 7 (8 May 24) - Easy work with 9i in the backyard doing bump and runs. 

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 303: worked on chipping for a while indoors. Chipped into my chipping game with foam balls, worked on lower chips there. Did mirror work both with chips and pitches, checking that everything looks okay.

-- 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 27:

Continued working on top of backswing piece. It was almost dark so didn’t really care about hitting balls so just used Almost Golf balls. Would have liked to film and compare to lesson footage but not enough light. 

-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 554, May 9, 2024

Practiced a bit downtown at Golf Evolution. Would have loved to get more work in, but oh 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 4:  Rain. 😒  Played "Around the World" on the putting mat (15 min). 🙂

:tmade: Stealth HD Driver :tmade: M4 3w :tmade: Stealth+ Rescue Hybrid 2

:tmade: P790 2i UDI :tmade: P790 3i-PW :tmade: MG3 52° AW ...56° CUTTER Wedge

...and a lefty L.A.B. B2 putter. :-)

 

 

 

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Day 56. Played 9. Best score I’ve ever had made possible by good driving. 14 shots better than Monday haha. Did a very quick stack session after the round. 

April 2024 hcp: 20.3

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Day 5:  Today was just more putting practice at home.  

I may not hit the ball far, but at least I find all of the pretty flowers. 

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Day 134: 5/9/24

Stack Full Speed Spectrum training session 9/24. Finished 5 mph lower than my highest speed during this program. Going to the doctor to see what is going on with my neck.

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Day 8 (9 Mar 24) - Played a modified style scramble with a good friend and his father-in-law. modified in that we would all tee off on the fours and fives - played second/approach from the best shot. Each man plays his own ball in and scoring is individual stroke play.  Of the five pars I had (we only played nine holes) - four were up and downs from less than 12yds out with finishes averaging around 3’.  A nice way to have an up and down kind of day. 

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 304: did a stack 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

 :aimpoint:

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Day 28:

Wind really aggravated my allergies today, so attempted some full swing work outdoors but was kind of miserable. Moved indoors for some putting and mirror work. 

-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 555, May 10, 2024

Practice outside at WW, hitting shots here and there. 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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