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  1. Not my favorite feel. In most cases the hands are slowing down for a pitch, and the clubhead is catching up to the hands near impact. This allows the golfer to use the bounce effectively. So, accelerating through the ball might be a horrible feel for pitching. Could be a few things. Mostly it's more clubhead speed, and the ball goes a bit higher as well. So, a steeper descent angle + spin means better stopping power. It could also be the green. If the green has more slope back to front, the ball will stop easier.
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    Johnny Miller's Legacy

    I think the only thing about Miller's golfing career he is remembered for is Oakmont. He's had many more memorable candid broadcasting moments. Even though he can be annoying sometimes, I like that he speaks his mind.
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    My Swing (saevel25)

    No problem
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    My Swing (saevel25)

    Umm... you quoted a post of mind from 2010. Not really concerned with what I posted for that one.
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    My Swing (saevel25)

    Agreed. 👍
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    My Swing (saevel25)

    Played 18 today. Shot a +4. My goal today was to do #1 as good as possible. I did that for the most part. I struggled on the back nine (my first nine) with the driver. I did the slow backswing well, but struggled with my downswing. I was tipping back and hitting toe push hooks. Then I finally figured out the timing and started hitting very neutral ball flights. The backswing is, slow as possible, and feel the swing stopping when the club reaches shoulder height. I didn’t really try any flattening feels. I tried to feel the right arm more in front of the body. Then turn the right side through. I think this is the path I need to continue to do going forward. Maddening slow shorter backswing and get a good turn on the downswing. Some things I did notice though, my irons launch lower. I will need a pitching lesson again. I lost a bit on what I need to do. I was hitting these shanking looking shots, but I wasn’t hitting the hosel. It’s not good when the ball starts 30 degrees right.
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    Winter Depression Thread

    I took the day off tomorrow, and I am 99% sure I will play.
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    Johnny Miller's Legacy

    I answered Broadcasting. I think people know Johnny Miller way more for his broadcasting than this golf. I think he brought an edge to golf broadcasting that it needed, even if you disagree with his opinions.
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    Shot Dispersion

    He may not be counting the thins, chunks and duff shots. Maybe it's only shots that hit the green. If I am off the green, or on the fringe, I don't really register the proximity. When the ball is on the green, I register how far it is.
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    How many shots do I get??

    No, the course par does not come into effect. If you have a course that is par 72 with a slope of 125, you get the same number of strokes as a par 70 with a slope of 125. You just get the strokes on the hardest holes. lets say a golfer has 20 strokes, they would get 1 stroke on every hole, and then an additional stroke on the #1 and #2 handicap holes.
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    USGA Seeking Feedback on Distance "Issue"

    Nope Addendum,
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    Video Game Thread

    I started watching them a few years ago. The insane ones are for Mario 64. Ocarina of Time has some interesting stuff. That game is really broken.
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    USGA Seeking Feedback on Distance "Issue"

    I agree. They are changing the rules b/c of the top fraction of 1% of golfers. I think that is a bad thing.
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    Good exercises for improving your core strength?

    I know crunches get a bad rap. There are people who have done thousands of them in their life and have no adverse effects. A quick google search can bring up a multitude of exercises. i remember finding this website. It lists the exercises by muscle activation. https://www.t-nation.com/training/inside-the-muscles-best-ab-exercises The abs get worked out a lot by doing certain compound exercises like chin-ups.
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    Ball Striking Is Improving, but Scores Are Not

    I try to use LSW as much as possible. Know my shot zone. Know where the hazards are at. Elliminate the hazards. I agree, really bad shots just happen.
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