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  1. Here are things that helped me a lot: Analyzing the game hole by hole after every round. Identify where you are losing strokes, what errors you are making, identify patterns and weaknesses. Identify top 3 reasons for lost shots. All these are not about swing mechanics but how the round was played, decisions made etc. This should give you things to practice in the range and fix. Go after it one by one. Play with better golfers than you, learn and observe how they play and how they manage the game. What their choices are around the course A good instructor - tough to find a mat
  2. Does anyone know if fans are allowed for Wednesday practice round? Were there tickets sold for this?
  3. I recorded my swing in face on and down the line and have uploaded it here. Please critique and provide feedback. Appreciate your time on this! Thanks! 11 HCP. 8 Iron. Looking to optimize swing and learn to score in Golf.
  4. Hello, I recently broke 80 a few times in the Torrey Pines North course. Can you please update my awards in my signature to reflect 'Breaking 80'? Thanks!
  5. Hello, Update for 2021. Its been a little over a year since my last post. Spent a lot of time during lock downs in analyzing/reading/practicing/playing and have improved (i think). HCP is now 11. Was able to break 80's on three occasions (in wide open golf course only) and am hopeful for more. Please share any thoughts you have on the below swing. 8 Iron.
  6. Tried attaching the animated gif with initial post but did not work. Uploaded my vid here: Thanks!
  7. I've been Playing Golf for: 12+ years My current handicap index or average score is: 13 My typical ball flight is: Draw The shot I hate or the "miss" I'm trying to reduce/eliminate is: Driver push/fade Issue: Struggling to get control/confidence the driver. Not consistent Good drives can go 270-300, but only 3/10 are like that. Looking for help from community to hear about tips/experiences that can help this swing. Also, requesting details of issues you faced before getting confident/getting-control of the Driver. Thanks for your time. Videos:
  8. In the down time, I’m definitely missing the sports on tv, esp golf. Starting to read the long Putting and Short Game Bible by Pelz. Hoping it will improve the scoring. Any feedback on these books?
  9. I’ve attached my swing. It was a good result, 270+yards in the simulator. I had very few instances of this and most of them were going right on this day and I did not have much control. I’m told to work on the path, to come from the inside. This happens easily now for me for Irons. Seems very tough for the driver. 😞 Looking to hear from the community about the swing and other experiences that gave people confidence and control with the driver. thanks for your time!
  10. After years of trying to learn to hit the stock driver (TM M1) and failing, finally got fit with XS, low spin. HUGE difference and I'm way better now with ball flight. Doesn't spray when I have a bad swing. And many more good flights during a round. Very happy with the new shaft. But the striking is very inconsistent. Too many off center shots. So looking for help and trying to fix this part of my game. I'll record n post the video sometime with trackman stats the next time I get it.
  11. I’ve always struggled with my driver. 12HCP now. Have a decent swing with the irons, am comfortable with the all irons. My 7I is about 165-170yrds. Driver is another story. I’m just not able to get confident with the driver. Some rounds are very good, some of them are bad. On good days, drives can be from 270-300Yards. Drives are quite inconsistent, drives on some holes can be good nice draws, but some can be a wild shot left, or topping it for 100yrd wormburner. The ball doesn’t strike in the center of the driver club face, its all over and affects scoring. But with irons, its quite cons
  12. Are we allowed to pack golf shoes and a set of clothes along with the clubs during travel? I once checked in a set of clubs in a travel case and during check-in (to London), I was asked what other things are packed in the case. I had nothing else other than clubs. He told me that i'm not allowed to pack clothes etc with it. Any advise/experiences on this topic?
  13. Hi All, Looking for advice and experiences of golfing in Singapore. Any recommendations on the courses? It looks like Marina Bay Golf course is the only public course and rest are private and is expensive. Any tips/dos-donts is appreciated. Thanks!
  14. I plan to visit and golf in/around St Andrews as well. I plan to be there during last week of July (around 26th). Will be going solo as well, would be good to golf with company. I'm a 12 handicap.
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