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Blueliner67

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About Blueliner67

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  • Birthday April 22

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    Chicagoland Area

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    Righty

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  1. Blueliner67

    U.S. captain for 2020 Ryder Cup

    I'm really hoping for Shooter McGavin, if he can ever win a Tour Championship and get the gold coat....he he he
  2. I agree, since I'm kinda old fashioned, I went with the Taylormade M2 5W. Not to fond of the hybrids, maybe just the old saying about not teaching old dogs new tricks or something.
  3. What gives better indication of real distances, outdoor range or indoor simulator? Scott
  4. I was fitted for the right length of clubs, lie, flex and grip size. I just used that to get a 2nd hand set of clubs that met all the fittings he gave me, irons and driver.
  5. I don't have lots of money and a thousand dollars for big time irons. I bought my driver and 3W used and the irons are game improvement. Scott
  6. They are Burner Irons, all my shafts are graphite with senior flex. I thought about a hybrid, but I just don't hit them that well. Maybe a 5W might be better, I just don't know yet. Scott
  7. I am coming back to golf after a nearly 9 year hiatus. I've been working with a local pro on my swing and he suggested I get fitted for proper clubs and replace all my standard clubs for properly fitted ones. I did and now I'm wondering if I have all I really need. Mind you I am not trying to make it on the PGA tour or become a scratch golfer, I'd be happy to break 90 some day. So here is what I have, I think this is fine for an amateur golfer playing about once a week. Thoughts? Driver and 3-wood M2 by Taylormade Irons 4 through PW also Taylormade SW at 56 degree and Gap Wedge at 52 deree by Acer Putter Tour Edge HP Scott
  8. Blueliner67

    Maintaining a Steady Head

    I also focus on the back of the ball and concentrate on keeping my head still. Scott
  9. I took a whole 9 years off from golf, for a whole host of different reasons, but i'm excited to be back and playing again! Scott
  10. Blueliner67

    Time On The Driving Range

    I'm coming back to the game after about a 9 year hiatus from golf. I spend about twice a week at the range now working to get my swing back, as well as working with a local instructor. I get about 80-100 balls and take an hour or so, that's really all I can handle before I get too tired. I would like to play more 9 hole actual golf games, but I lost all my golfing buddies long ago and I am afraid of playing with someone I don't know. I just prefer to play alone right now. Scott
  11. Blueliner67

    What driver brand do you use?

    Taylormade M2 high loft model. Scott
  12. Blueliner67

    Hi All!

    So after 9 years off the golf course, I have decided to try my swing once again. Hi all, I am from the far western suburbs of Chicago and recently joined as I want to get back into playing golf again. I played for many years from the mid-90s through about 2010, then gave up golf for a while. I was an OK golfer, mostly mid to low 90s scores. I played mostly in golf outings, fundraisers and political stuff like that. Then 2 things happened that caused me to quit. First, the wife and I had our first and only child in 2009, so not a lot of time to play anymore. Second, I was at a golf outing in 2009 for a sports organization ( I used to umpire high school baseball and referee amateur hockey for them) and after 9 holes I was walking out of a restroom on the course at the turn and I got hit in the head with errant ball, very hard. Turned out no serious damage, but I spent 2 days in the hospital and it hurt...BAD. No one seemed to care and I even had to call my own ambulance at the golf course. It really upset me greatly so at the next garage sale, I sold my clubs. Well, fast forward 9 years and with my daughter older, wife home now and with much more time on my hands as I only work 2 days a week now, I decided to take up the game again. I went out and purchased a standard set of golf clubs and hit the range. I went out for my first golf game and wouldn't ya know it I shot a 59!.....of course it was only a 9 hole course. So I have started seeing a PGA pro and he has made a world of difference. I already traded in the standard set of clubs that were the wrong flex and size, and got fitted for a set of irons and a new driver. The set I purchased was a Wilson Deep Red, but getting fitted and buying the new set of Taylormade irons, proper length, grip size and in senior flex (i'm 51 now) has vastly improved my game. I got a Taylormade M2 driver and 3 wood as well. The Pro has changed my grip and worked with me on a much better swing and its really made a difference. That same 9 holes now I shot a 46. I did keep the Wilson putter, I really liked it, sold the rest on ebay. In conclusion, that's my golf story and I'm sticking to it. I want to keep working on my swing over the winter with my Pro and hopefully join a local league next season since all my former golf partners are long gone and I'm golfing as a single now on the local muni 9 hole course. Thanks for letting be a part.! Scott Blueliner67
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