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Wm94109

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About Wm94109

  • Rank
    Newbie
  • Birthday 05/05/1955

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  • Your Location
    California

Your Golf Game

  • Handicap Index
    12
  • Handedness
    Righty

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  1. Similar to some other posters, I have multiple set combinations depending on the course, scoring objectives and residential locations. Basically, Driver 9.5*, 3W 15*, 5W or 3H 19*, 4H 22*, 5H 25* (subtotal 4 clubs) , Irons: 5i - PW 28*-48* (subtotal 6 clubs), Wedges 52, 56, 60 and putter (subtotal 4 clubs). I enjoy buying good quality used clubs and continually experiment along with new drivers, but always seem to return to drivers and Irons decades old that i hit straight and a little shorter. Enjoy the journey.
  2. Agree with the other posts about buying good quality used clubs. New golf clubs depreciate quickly as new models arrive annually or sometimes semi-annually. The technology has improved, however 'quality' used clubs even decades old can provide good performance and service. Used clubs can also be modified to fit you. Enjoy the journey as you develop your game and swing.
  3. Sorry to those with medical issues. Hopefully, your health and game will improve. For some of us, slumps seem to happen more often than times we get into the "Zone" :) Sometimes, just going to the range will correct our errors, but other times it's modifying our mental game strategy. May you find your remedy soon or seek professional help :).
  4. From old injuries I have osteoarthritis in my hands, neck and knees. I use half gloves on both hands and knee braces. I do not remove the gloves or braces during golf. I am happy to get old as some of my friends never made it to retirement. Take care and enjoy.
  5. In high school I learned with the interlocking grip which was never comfortable for me. Years later after reading Hogan I switched to the overlapping grip. This took a year or two before I was comfortable, but still felt better for me. My hands are about the same size as "The Golden Bear's" which is average to small. As I got older, I wasn't comfortable again so about 10-15 years ago I switched to the ten finger grip. Now in my mid-60's, this is very comfortable for me. Each change took a year or two before it felt natural. Enjoy the progress of your adjustments. There are other changes too as we get older, strengths, injuries, flexibility, aggressiveness, etc that require us to make modifications in how we play this great game.
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