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About WatchOutLeft

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  1. I've been watching Tiger's group online because it's interesting and because Rickie is my favorite and who I picked to win (oops!). I don't know if I feel good about the fact that even the pros can look bad or feel bad because as bad as they look, their score would be the round of my life even on a much much much easier course.
  2. Practiced pitching and putting on the practice green before playing 27 holes today. Unfortunately I had a massive migraine yesterday so I'm out for this month. Probably still post here. Practicing every day has really helped me on the course. This site has given me so much help improving my golf game. Gonna get LSW soon. Even if I don't get anything out of it (which I doubt from what I've heard here) I wouldn't feel cheated considering all the free help I've gotten here.
  3. That is beyond slow. There is no way I could handle that.
  4. I want one of these... I could probably play 18 in under 2 hours by myself with this.
  5. Worked on this drill for about 20 minutes. A change from my usual practice of doing the same put over and over trying to get it perfect. This one you have to hit a slightly different put every time.
  6. 20 minutes working on pitching into a bucket in the backyard. Started about 15 feet away and worked my way back to about 45 feet.
  7. I voted online because when I do schedule tee times that's how I do it. I play the local municipal course which doesn't require tee times during the weekdays. The only time I play other courses is if I have found a somewhat comparable price at another course on Golf Now. Seeing as I play as many holes as my legs will carry me for at the muni for $12, I don't play elsewhere very often. Every now and then some $15 deals will pop up at courses that are usually $25-30. Riding a cart and playing a nicer course is worth it sometimes over getting to play 27 or 36 holes. Also if I am playing wi
  8. Why didn't I look into this before picking the winner at 7 under? I want outrageous speed damnit!
  9. More of practice with the driver just swinging as easy as I need to to hit the sweet spot consistently
  10. Practiced this drill for 30 minutes. I have no feel right now on my putts so I'm trying to get to the point where I know what different distances feel like. Then in theory I can focus more on the line and actually try to hole putts outside of 10 feet.
  11. Don't you think women's tees and having a separate Ladies' Par on some holes takes care of the distance difference? When I started golf I was a very short hitter and couldn't used my driver so I played from the Ladies' Tees a lot. It didn't make me score that much better because my technique still sucked but it pretty much took care of my distance problem. I'm still relatively short but I play from the white tees (second longest of 4 sets of tees at my course). I played the red tees once just to see how well I could score, and while I didn't post an amazing score it was pretty boring from a di
  12. I walked 36 holes in 5 hours today. The course was pretty empty otherwise there would have been a lot of "slow" players out there. I didn't do the slow down on putts and approaches thing that I did last time out. Putting was fine but approaches were kind of streaky. I think shots into the green is where I need to slow down my game and think about what I am doing. Putting and hitting driver off the tee I think I need to keep it simple and just do it. Thinking too much gets me in trouble, especially with the driver. I have finally changed my swing at least with the driver. I just take one slowed
  13. Worked on putting and chipping on the practice green before playing 36 holes.
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