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About Sixwings86

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    What'd You Shoot Today?

    107 Today. Shot a 49 on the front 9, which is usually the tougher half of the course. It has a lot of water and I usually lose a couple of balls, but today I tee'd off on 10 with the same ball I started with on 1. The greens were really, really wet this morning, and my putting was atrocious on the front. Shot a 58 on the back, which is usually easier. I made the mistake of bragging to my buddies that I hadn't lost a ball yet, after 10, and proceeded to lose 2 on 11. No bueno. I calmed down and shot ok-ish through most of the back 9, but gave up 9 strokes on 17/18. Not my best close-out. I'm not as far along as I'd like to be, but I'm having fun.
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    Long par 3's and trouble with hybrids

    Most range markers around here can't be trusted. Part of that is how much they have to move the ropes, if it's a turf range, and part of it is 150 yards from one point isn't 150 yards from another. The practice facility I typically use posts the 'current' yardages, but I still find them pretty well off. I just take a rangefinder and shoot the distances myself.
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    2018 Tour Championship - FedExCup Finale

    Tiger has already made a couple of ridiculous puts. This could be really fun.
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    Consistently striking driver off the heel

    I'm the opposite right now. My irons were great for a year, and I couldn't hit a driver or 3w to save my life. In the last month my Driver is now the best club in my bag, and I've somehow lost the mojo to consistently hit even a 9 iron, let alone a 4 or 5. Good luck!
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    What Do You Do for a Living?

    I sell building materials and tools. We focus on DOT and larger commercial/institutional contractors. We mostly work with concrete contractors, but also deal with GC's, dirtwork guys, and everything else going up the building. My job is actually one of the things that got me into golf. I got tired of seeing my bosses and the other reps going on company-expensed golf outings. We also put on a big customer appreciation scramble every fall.
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    Any other Cajuns here?

    Welcome! I lived down in the NOLA metro (Metairie) for several years. My wife is from Plaquemines Parish. We never ventured much toward your area, except when a friend got married down in Franklin.
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    My Swing (Sixwings86)

    Yeah. The casting/chicken wing is actually a newer development. I’ll give the drill a try- it sounds straight forward enough. Thanks for the thoughts. I am probably back too much. It’s probably an over correction. Before my first lesson with my new guy, I was so far away from the ball that I couldn’t reach to take a divot and was losing balance in my follow through. Do you think I need to move further from the ball, or should I just focus on loving the weight a little more balanced or more on the balls of my feet? Still working in the lower body stuff. Weight shift is a problem. I was getting a lot of rotation, but I was hanging back really bad. I guess I’m still working on getting those feels ironed out. Thanks for taking a look.
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    My Swing (Sixwings86)

    I've been Playing Golf for: A couple of months My current handicap index or average score is: 100+ Haven't played enough to establish yet. My typical ball flight is: straight fade. The shot I hate or the "miss" I'm trying to reduce/eliminate is: slice and thin Videos: These definitely aren't my 'best' swings, but I'm pretty inconsistent at this point, so they are pretty representative. I've been working with a pro on stopping my sway and getting proper weight transfer and hip turn. I've bought LSW, and I know that my head moves too much, but it does move less than it did. I'm also pretty sure my swing plane is all jacked up, I'm planning on moving to that topic with my Pro over our next few lessons.
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    Drone as Course Ranger

    Because if I struggle to hit a 6000sf stationary green, I should do fine hitting a 24" moving robot, amirite?
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    What'd You Shoot Today?

    That’s a helluva day. Congrats!
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    Finished my first-ever 9 holes this morning.

    Thanks, everyone. It truly seems like all I can think about anymore is golf. I really think I might be in trouble.
  12. I played just my second ever 9-holes this morning, the first I was able to finish (a work thing came up last time) I picked up some clubs and started with the range and a couple of lessons late last fall, but haven’t forced myself out onto the course until recently. I hit 44 on a little par 32 9 hole course. I guess if my math is correct, that’s about 100 on a full par-72. Now, this little course is very forgiving and has no real sand or water, except a river that runs along one fairway, but it’s well OB. I putted pretty well (no threes, just 17 for the 9 holes). I even got my first par on a 140yard par 3, where I pulled my 7 iron a couple yards left of the green, but chipped to within 4 and one-putted. It felt pretty good, I’m not gonna lie. I think I’m going to like this game of golf...
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    Hello from Central Arkansas!

    Hello everyone. I’m brand new (about a month) to golf, and I’ve been lurking here for a few weeks. I figured it was about time to join! I look forward to getting to know y’all!

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