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Did some backswing/takeaway drills (COVID-19 day-3 and something I found on AMG YouTube). Then some COVID-19 day-5 drills. Then some full swing balls with 9-iron and 3-hybrid.

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Welcome to the "5 Minutes Daily" Practice Challenge for 2018! Please read as the rules have changed! Yes, for all of 2018! I'm changing it up. Rather than do this monthly, we're going to hav

3/31/18: Day 365: The post you've all been waiting for.  I did some more work with my A4 to A5 drills. I know it seems like it's monotonous and stupid... But yesterday after I posted I

Day 462 - April 4, 2021 Played 18 holes with @Hardspoon and then a nine-hole scramble with @NatalieB. Shot 30 on the latter nine, and around par with the first 18. I haven't gone through the roun

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Day 9.  Spent a fifteen minute break earlier today hitting 8-iron and 6-iron full swings, off a mat, into a net, real balls, indoors.  Hit about as many balls, careful to make sure I am at practice pace. 

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Day 55 - Blast putting in office for rhythm and face control x 10 mins.   Slow takeaways with 8i focus on club back & up with straighter right elbow

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Day 139: Long session today. Redid the PlaneMate protocols for full swing transition, downswing and impact, which are really close to the drills I’ve been doing. Then I worked on my drills with 6 iron and driver and filmed them.

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Day 56 (Mar 03 2021) - Easy swings today with the 7i and PW working on maintaining a steady head and proper weight shift.  Very enjoyable moments of making good consistent contact.  

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Day 59 - Frustrating day of practice. A bunch of swings, slow and full speed, trying to open my hips enough during the backswing. Each time I seem to get it, something else seems to go wrong. Golf, gotta love it.

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Day 430 - March 3, 2021

Played 18 holes at Lonnie Poole Golf Course (NC State's course). Played from 6950 even though we got NO roll. Raleigh isn't sandy like Pinehurst. 😄

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Day 444:

Lesson today, and an hour on the launch monitor afterward. 

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Day 12

Backswing work A1 to A2 feeling the weight shift to my right foot. Used the window as a mirror to see the set up and weight shift. Felt the backswing slow down at A3 to A4
 

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Day 10.  Rain outside meant I couldn't do the speed sticks, so I had to make due with 8-iron and 6-irons, as per usual, off the mat, into the net, while indoors.  Two sessions of about half a dozen balls each (and about as many minutes each time).

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Day 57 (Mar 04 2021) - More work on initial takeaway, using the drills from Day1 of the COVID-19 Practice plan.  Finished with chip shots in the backyard with real golf balls.  

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Day 56 - more putting for distance control at the office today; then hit a few balls in the net when I got home with focus on straighter right elbow and getting it off my right side early

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Day 445:

COVID-19 day 4 palmar flexion drill, hit some balls with 8-iron, about 75% speed, and superspeed workout. 

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Day 11.  Today was a good day for practice.  I found half an hour in the afternoon to (slowly) hit balls (indoor, off a mat, into a net, real balls, 6- and 8-iron).  I also had time for Speed Sticks in the backyard.  I am encouraged by Green 112 mph on the final iteration. 

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Day 57 - putting in office for Speed control.  At 32ft, this is a huge improvement from the “old  pre-Blast, pre-putting pendulum trained me”

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Day 58 (Mar 05 2021) - 1-2-3 drill with putter this morning.  1 pace from cup - single ball, make it into the putting green cup and move to 2 paces out, now I have to make 2 balls in a row before moving to 3 paces out and of course 3 balls have to be made before I get to 4 paces which for my short stride is the limit of the green.  Focused on keeping head still and not "looking" - target point a spot on the mat about 18" in front of the ball.  Followed this up with going with 8 balls in a row from each position before moving to the next (why 8 - its all the "real" golf balls I have in the house, may scarf another 4 from the used ball pile in the shop to give an even dozen to work with).  

47 minutes ago, woodzie264 said:

Day 57 - putting in office for Speed control.  At 32ft, this is a huge improvement from the “old  pre-Blast, pre-putting pendulum trained me”

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Makes me jealous that the hall at the house (which is where I work as well) is not fully carpeted as it is about the same length.  Then again - the hardwood floor can offer challenges when putting with the plastic ball - like putting on ice.....

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55 minutes ago, WillieT said:

Makes me jealous that the hall at the house (which is where I work as well) is not fully carpeted as it is about the same length.  Then again - the hardwood floor can offer challenges when putting with the plastic ball - like putting on ice.....

yeah, this "carpet" runs around 11 in one direction and 10 in the opposite, so it's faster than most greens I play on, but I'm just working on the consistency of my motion so it works. It's definitely nice to have

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