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  1. May be worth doing some digging on what you could change to lessen the blow to your wrist and elbows while your swing improves. Friend I usually play with and myself found fixes, or components to focus on which alleviated our golf related ailments. Golf digest article on some swing adjustments to help with wrist and elbow pain...hopefully this helps https://www.golfdigest.com/story/fitness-avoid-injuries "Funny - I've always thought of golf as a bit of a weakling game, but I stand corrected - everyone seems to go through severe injuries at some point,,,," I was in the same boa
  2. @RJN12 what types of injuries are you experiencing? I had major issues with rib/lat injuries at first but turned out to be my incorrect swing that was doing it. that timeline I gave isn't 100% accurate. About a year ago I tried to start but stopped after about a month or 2 of repeatedly injuring my ribs/lateral back muscles. Like it felt like I was fracturing my ribs. I'll go into more detail if yours is the same.
  3. Ok so I'm actually right in your ballpark with regard to length of time played, with no prior experience. I had not picked up a golf club prior to about 6 months ago. (I do have what I would consider good hand eye coordination and am very active...would say those are important factors) Since then, I have become absolutely obsessed. I practice or play at least 4 days a week, sometimes 5. I found it best to stick with the range (for the most part) at your particular point. I would get frustrated on the course then as well (as well as now and probably forever). Although I preferred to be on
  4. @NCGolfer @inthecup Thanks for taking the time to reply. I was close to pulling the trigger on a titelist players 14 but, I wound up taking vinsk up on his offer for the ping hoofer 14. In the end I'll get to give a 14 way a go without the hefty price tag.
  5. Fortunately, I use standard sized grips. I will most definitely be sending you a message about the hoofer 14. Thanks!
  6. Appreciate the input...while it's tempting for the reasons you named, and honestly there are some cart bags I prefer the look of over my favorite stand bags, I plan on walking more often once I get a better bag. Also, I have seen to many folks have their cart bags blown over and clubs smash on the ground at the range on a windy day. Plus, some of these new stand bags have 12 pockets, like the hoofer 14 or Callaway fusion. Saw your feedback on hoofer and 14 way. Thanks
  7. That makes a lot of sense. Thanks! I suppose my question now would be when I'm out at the range or any other time I would have the stand down does anyone find that one type of bag over another is easier for pulling clubs out and putting back in--from a 5 to a 14 way?
  8. My apologies. I met to include that I was on the market for a stand bag, not a cart. I do ride in the car most of the time when I play...so I'm not necessarily looking for anything super light weight necessarily
  9. Hello all, I've been spending ALOT of time researching bags before I purchase a new one. I was pretty set on a 14 top, specifically a ping hoofer 14 (pro being consensus great reviews) or calllway fusion 14 (pro being looks and some positive reviews) until I stumbled across multiple articles and forums bashing 14 ways...with a lot of folks complaining about a lot of difficulty getting the clubs in and out. I was surprised by this as this was one of the main issues that was prompting me to go with a 14 way with my current 3 way. I've read some reviews which claim that 5-7 way tops actua
  10. Thank you valleygolfer and nutsmacker!! I met to post a reply sooner. While appreciate the offer on the arcos, I actually wound up settling on a zepp 2.0. I went with zepp because of the reasons y'all mentioned. At the end of the day the zepp just requires the least amount of time and attention outside of me focusing on my game (and swing). Shockingly, right out of the gate it's reporting that I have an optimal swing tempo, as well as near ideal planes throughout with an average overall swing score of 91/100. The only department Im really lacking in is club speed. I will create a
  11. Duly noted on arcos. My understanding was that it offered a little in the swing department but was more of an in game analyzer. Lemme rephrase my original question to more swing focused products like zepp, blast motion, epsom, and whatever else I'm not naming that anyone has an opinion on and/or experience with. thanks
  12. If these are the same drivers as the one that comes in set that dick's sells, steer clear. They have protruding, rounded faces that make exaggerate left to right unless you nail it dead center.
  13. Looking for any and all opinions on folks with experience having owned or used any of the currently offered swing analysis gizmos on the market: zepp, blast motion, arcos, etc. I was about to pull the trigger on the zepp, but I'm reading good things about other options out there. thanks in advance for your advice!
  14. Hello all, I have been a long time lurker, combing through posts for club recommendations; however, I just signed up to make my first post. I am a fairy new golfer, having never played a hole in my life until 6 months ago. Since then though I have become a full blown junkie. I'm at the range or playing 4 days a week, minimum. I know that no type of at home/back yard swing trainer adequately supplements time at the range, but I was hoping that some of you may be able to recommend one "swing path trainer" over another. That may not be the correct term. I'm talking about one of tho
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