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  1. I just read this thread thinking I'd eventually get something out of it. I think you had the right idea a long time ago @iacas in locking it. Wow.
  2. Bo the Golfer

    DeArmond Shoots A 17 On One Hole

    That is rough. Great attitude by him. Hope he gets another chance some day.
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    Heckled More At Riviera: Kuchar Or Garcia

    Sergio for sure. Still a petulant child at 39.
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    What Does Winter Golf Look Like to You?

    ^^this with feels like temps of down to -30. Been a great winter. Not
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    Unsolicited Shot/Swing Advice

    I voted no. Who the hell am I to mess up someone else's game? I can do that to myself
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    What a Great Game

    Great read. Thank you for sharing.
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    My Swing (SemperFi)

    I work on flexibility as that is an issue for me. I also take very slow swings with a weighted club for 5 to 10 minutes a day keeping my left arm straight. I'm knee deep in snow here but was in Florida last week and finally hit some balls and I am definitely seeing changes for the better.
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    My Swing (phillyk)

    I think your first paragraph answered my question thank you. When you are a terrible golfer like myself trying to self coach on changes if feels impossible. I find it interesting that an accomplished player feels even small changes are huge to them.
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    My Swing (SemperFi)

    Still seems like you are breaking that left arm and not keeping it straight although it is somewhat better. I have fought this as well and have done thousands of slow practice swings this winter to try and get rid of it.
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    My Swing (phillyk)

    As a + handicap player do you find tweaking your swing much easier? I would think you know what works and can get back to that quickly.
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    Do You Play with a Phone in Your Pocket?

    In my bag with my wallet and keys. I play every round with my wife so I'm pretty well assured that I won't be getting a call or text.
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    Proper Lunges

    Lol yeah now that I look at it you're right. Does a hell of a lunge for a zombie.
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    Proper Lunges

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    Proper Lunges

    Thank you for this post. I have knee pain from two previous surgeries but lunges are a great exercise so it helps to be reminded to do them correctly.
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    My Swing (Bo the Golfer)

    I was just down in Florida for 5 days and finally got to hit some golf balls. Of course being a dummy I didn't have my wife video me but to be fair she was hitting a bucket as well. I tried several things as I am the ultimate tinkerer and wanted to find a direction that i felt would work and I would commit to. I actually tried this Michelle Wie type stance where I was very wide and used the grip from Leadbetter's A swing. Hated it. Hit some crazy hooks and never felt comfortable. I then tried some iron swings incorporating a stack and tilt feel with a strongish but more normal grip. I actually hit some pretty decent shots but felt that it could have been better. Finally I just set up with my feet shoulder width apart, feet flared out, and concentrated on two things. I tried to keep a steady head according to key #1 and took the club back thinking of Kevin Chappell (I really like his swing). I'm not sure I've ever hit the ball better. I didn't bring my clubs with me but the driving range down there (Chi Chi Rodriquez Golf & Family Sports Center in Clearwater, FL-awesome place if you are ever down there) gave me a driver, 7 iron and PW. I hit every club really solid. I had a few pulls but for the most part hit some towering, straight deep balls. As golfers I am sure we all know the feeling of hey, I found it only to find that we suck a week later. My issue is that when that suck creeped in I was off to another swing. This site has taught me a lot recently as maybe it's being a little older that I am better at assimilating info and understand jumping around from swing to swing is foolish. I will be practicing with this session in mind going forward. The only problem I have now is that I went from mid 60's weather to -25 here in Minnesota so practicing indoors will have to do for now.

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