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weifert

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About weifert

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  • Birthday 11/22/1988

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  1. Thank you both for the encouragement. I'll have to give this a try.
  2. Haven't seen Evolvr, I'll have to check it out. This site has also been helpful. I'm not ready to concede that I stink just yet. I think that if I had regular instruction I could probably straighten most of this out. With having a family and working I basically get one evening a week to practice or play, so it seems like I'm fighting an uphill battle. I played basketball competitively in high school and made a college team. That required devoting several nights per week to becoming successful at that. I want to get good at golf but don't have that same amount of time. So either I can
  3. I totally agree with you. However, what I'm trying to do is less like analysis and more like trying to find reasons to keep playing. Prior to this summer, my forays into golf have gone this way: Play at a company outing, realize that I love this game Play a round or two by myself, resulting in total humiliation Decide it's not worth spending the money to play golf if I'm this bad Quit the game entirely Now at least this summer I took a lesson, which helped a little. But still things are coming along slowly, and frankly it's really expensive to keep taking lesso
  4. I've played two nine-hole rounds in the past two weeks, and scored 62 on both. Not a good score at all, but there was one major difference between the first round and the second. That difference was putting. I watched My Golf Sidekick's "How to Putt Like a Baus," and decided to stop assuming that my putting was good and winging it. I went to the practice green and worked on the basics. I visualized putts, talked myself through them, used a good tempo. Then I went out and played Fox Run at the Kenton County Golf Course. There are three courses out here, and I haven't played here since
  5. This evening I tried playing with the ball forward in my stance, and I teed it up higher than usual. Still had a few issues, but on maybe 5/9 holes i drove it well. Thanks for the advice!
  6. This seems like the most plausible explanation to me. I'm just wondering if/how the difference in weight throws off my swing and prevents me from striking the ball well. And if so, how to correct that.
  7. It was nice. My wife commented that she could live there. We like the downtown and the big old houses. I'd be interested.
  8. Welcome to that party, Greg! Good to see so many Ohio guys here. I'm on the Kentucky side of the river, but basically Cincinnati. Took a surprise tour of Troy this weekend because 75 was closed in both directions and I was trying to make it back from Michigan. It would be nice to get everybody together for a round sometime.
  9. Thanks for the comment. Yeah, it was my first time playing there. My father-in-law and I are trying different courses around Midland when we go up to visit. Great course! Reminds me of Devou Park here in Kentucky because of all of the hills. I'm not too bummed out about it. Just thought I'd try to tell a good story of it. I think that most of my failing here was mental. After the first sign of trouble I crumbled. I use an interlocking grip, and after this round my pinky was sore, which tells me I was gripping the club hard, really tense for most of the round. From what I've read, tension=bad s
  10. No on the swing speed, and I think a fitting would give me that information.
  11. The driver is a Titleist 983k driver with an "Ultralight" S shaft. A friend of mine gave it to me a couple of years ago. I've never been fitted for clubs, and I'm happy with the irons. I'll definitely consider getting fitted for a driver.
  12. I'm a newbie. I've been trying to figure out why I can hit my irons well. But swinging the driver feels uncomfortable, and I never hit it well. I realized that while my iron shafts are steel extra stiff, the driver staff is graphite and flexible. Could a flexible shaft be causing problems in a golfer's swing?
  13. It wasn't me, but I definitely saw that yesterday, especially with my wedges. I thought I had the SW figured out and was hitting a lot of fat shots. I read a bit about how tension causes a lot more problems than you might think, and thinking back I was probably strangling the club most of the day and trying to hit it. I'm down for that. Dayton's not far at all.
  14. I have mentioned that my usual driver is a low hook. In a round this weekend I noticed something else begin happening. I was topping the ball. In a couple of cases, the ball actually left a divot just a couple of inches past the tee. Amy thought on how the two might be related?
  15. I began the 18 holes at Snow Snake Ski & Golf carrying more confidence than I'd ever brought with me to a golf course. And by the time I finished them, all of it had evaporated like the dew. Over the three weeks prior I had spent several hours on the range and on Wednesday was striking nearly every ball well. Maybe a little left or right here, but struck well. Even without the use of my driver I thought I had a chance at a good round. We were running late to the course and had no time for a wamup, but through the first hole my hopes we're high. I was on the fringe in two, but thr
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