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Day 78 (01/09/22) -  Worked on putting touch and speed on my PuttOUT mat by stroking putts from the 6' mark while trying to have to ball stop on the front edge of the target hole marked on the mat, w/o going in. After several attempts, I was able to get most putts to stop within 6" in front of the hole (I did not get any to literally stop on the edge). 

  • Clubs: Ping, Edison, Maltby, Callaway, SeeMore
  • Other: Maxfli Tour or Vice Pro; Callaway ORG 7 bag; Shot Scope X5; True Linkswear 
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Day 440: worked on grip again and did punch shots focused on left leg pushing the left hip back. Also did a Fit for Golf workout.

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 33 (09 Jan 22) - Got to play 18 this afternoon with 5yr old grandson.  Course was not too busy, so no pressure to hurry along.  Worked on utilizing the grip change @iacas recommended.  That has been a game changer.  Accuracy way up, shot shape very neutral to slight draw.  Very happy with today’s work.  

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 70, January 9, 2022

I worked a long day, but got some Mach 3 stuff in today, and got some work in at the end of the day just after picking things up. A long 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 162:

Played 18 this morning. Drove the ball really well, but didn’t match with similar approach play. Planned on doing some work with Mevo+ in the afternoon, but after surviving my daughters ice skating birthday party with no injuries, I was too tired to swing a club. 

-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 5: Mirror work again today. Checking my set up and doing a little bit of work on my backswing. Looking better with the set up - hips are definitely further forward. 

-- 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 19: 1/10/2022.

Started out today with Putting. Worked on the gate drill to confirm I'm hitting the center of my putter. Struggled a bit. Spent 10-15 minutes on it.

I'll do some mirror work later on and probably repeat the putting drill just because I wasn't exactly happy with how well I did... or in this case didn't do. 

My bag is an ever-changing combination of clubs. 

A mix I am forever tinkering with. 

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Day 79 (01/10/22) - Did the Day 6 "dime" drill for chipping today. Improved over the first time around.

  • Clubs: Ping, Edison, Maltby, Callaway, SeeMore
  • Other: Maxfli Tour or Vice Pro; Callaway ORG 7 bag; Shot Scope X5; True Linkswear 
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Day 441: Too cold and windy out so I did basement work again.

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 34 (10 Jan 21) - Got to play 18 today with my son. Used this round to work on reinforcing the grip adjustment and overall setup.  We were only ones on the course, so it was easy to not feel rushed.  Seeing batter shot shapes as the ball is now hooking, not a duck hook, but definitely not slicing right. 

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 6: Worked on putting today. Got my mat out and putted from 5 feet. Focused on my set up, just getting the hands a little higher and the elbows more bent. 

-- 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 36. 1/10/2022

Day 1 and 10 of 30 day Covid-19 practice plan and experimenting with different wrist conditions in the early backswing, hitting shots from A2 into net in barn. Beginning the process of “lets see what happens when I do this” and “can I repeat it” .

Under construction, signature and game.

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Day 71, January 10, 2022

Did 15 minutes of work when my GEARS student went to lunch.

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 163:

Finally getting some dry weather and sunny skies, so was planning to do full swing work with Mevo+ today, however a sick household (good chance it's covid) killed that idea. Did some grip practice and putting indoors on a yardstick while quarantining with wife and kids.

-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 35 (11 Jan 21) - Worked on setup (grip, stance, maintaining width, etc).   Made a few easy shots with the 7i to help ingrain 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 80 (01/11/22) - Did Day 1 of the 30-day practice plan to work on setup and early backswing.

  • Clubs: Ping, Edison, Maltby, Callaway, SeeMore
  • Other: Maxfli Tour or Vice Pro; Callaway ORG 7 bag; Shot Scope X5; True Linkswear 
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