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  1. There is more to being a good ballstriker than just "hitting it solid". More on that below. My definition would be someone that normally hits 11-14 greens and 16-18 near-GIR's (not on the green, on a relatively safe area, inside about 20 yards). Of all the stats, GIR is the one that correlates most strongly to lower scores.
  2. Paiste

    Swing, Don't Hit.

    Anyway, back to the real topic of discussion. This was my fourth day in a row at the range working hard on tension and temp my ball striking is steadily improving. I see a good difference in consistency for sure. This isn't a quick swing fix or a momentary lapse of luck. This is due to hard work and actually performing drills and a sound practice regimen at the range, not just beating balls for 3 hours. Say what you will, I've worked extremely hard and it's paying off. I'm not getting ahead of myself because I know that there still is a LONG road ahead with a steep learning curve.
  3. And there it is, finally: Have sent it trough to New Zealand today!
  4. I recall from a documentary on Caddyshack that Rodney wrote all his own line for the movie. Ramis gave him parameters for the scene and Rodney came up with the schtick. Many of the Murray Chase scenes were either ad libbed or created by the pair.
  5. One of the main reasons better players don't take "full" swings before the actual shot is because your just tiring yourself with all these extra swings, think about it, how many practice swings do you take on the range before you hit the ball? none, so why do you need it on the course? I can understand an easy half swing just to loosen up a little but to take a full swing with divot on the course is completely unnecessary and your just tearing up the course more than it needs to be and yes I care and I'm not a greenskeeper but it's real irritating watching some noob hack up the course with 2 or 3 practice chops and then scrape the ball 80 yards and walk away from the damage.
  6. Impossible to tell without seeing her swing. I'd recommend that you video her.... Face-on and down-the-line, and post them here. There are some people here who are very good at swing analysis. Regardless, I still recommend lessons early on for any junior who shows interest/promise.
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