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    Do Dress Codes Bother You?

    I'd draw the line at this: Otherwise I'm OK
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    Trying to Break 100

    Welcome to my world. If I have a long layoff, sometimes I swear it's like I have never held a club in my hands before. In all seriousness, I think (at least for me) this is where my fundamental lack of skill comes in. I'm not uncoordinated, but I watch my brother play, and he just has a...
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    Trying to Break 100

    Nice! Congrats! You can definitely get to 90 & lower. From what I've seen in my own game (& those of others in my HC range), it's more about eliminating the horrible shots more than hitting great shots. The guy I play with is a great example. I can outdrive him by 30-50 yards, but he...
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    Trying to Break 100

    Have you tried getting a lesson before? Sounds like you could benefit from another set of eyes - they might notice something that requires a small tweak & would speed up the process & make the range time more effective. Good luck!
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    SeeMore Putters Thread

    Made a few in the 10-15 foot range
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    What’s your favorite shot to hit?

    Pretty much the same for me. Except partial shots for me are 70-80 yards and in. And it's always cool to hit that great recovery shot low under trouble & back into a good position.
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    Covid vaccine - what were your side effects?

    Pfizer First shot - surprisingly sore arm. Had a hard time sleeping on it, but no other symptoms. 2nd shot - not as much of a sore arm, fine after that. no other symptoms to speak of.
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    McLovin's Journey to Improve - 2020 Edition

    So great to have such a knowledgeable guy be so accessible. Keep working on it!
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    I’ve been away so long

    Welcome back! Hope everything continues to improve for you - in golf and life in general
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    Trying to Break 100

    Good to know the lessons are paying off! Keep up the good work!
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    Trying to Break 100

    I signed up to play in a competitive Saturday traveling league, so I'm working on improving and getting consistent. I'm hoping this improvement will drop the HC & gain some early season points.
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    2021 Better You Fitness Thread

    I have to assume the weight training & rowing sessions have added some distance to my drives. It's early (only 3 full rounds), but I've already hit 3 "longest drives ever on this hole" on 3 different holes, and just seem to be getting it out there around 240-250 yards (vs 220-230 at best last...
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    Trying to Break 100

    I walked 18 holes 3 consecutive days & didn't hurt myself. I'm gonna count this as a big win. Mon: my home course(Fox Den: par 71; 6029 from the whites) is not super-tough, but narrow in places: 47/47 for a 94. Tue & Wed: Nearby course (Kent State golf team's home course) - Windmill Lakes...
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    High School Golf Thread

    I'd say she should play as much junior tournaments as possible this Spring/Summer. Get used to competing & the pressure involved - and hopefully make some friends out there. And focus the majority of her practice time on putting & chipping/pitching. If she knows her distances on partial shots...
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    Trying to Break 100

    I saw that & was gonna send you a warning lol!
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    Swing Align Goal Post Review

    Nice review James! Pretty cool idea. Price is low enough to try it without feeling a ton of buyer's remorse. Do you think some electric tape at the contact points could be a solution to eliminating potential scratches? (I know it would be better if they fixed this issue at the factory)...
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    Callaway MAVRIK FW Woods and Hybrids

    It’s consistently inconsistent right now. Need some practice time
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    Callaway MAVRIK FW Woods and Hybrids

    The Mavrik Max 7W continues to be a freaking star in my bag. Anywhere from 185 yards down to 165 (choked up, I.e., gripping down a couple of inches). Ball just goes straight and high and stops quickly on the green. The 3W is still a mystery - it’s totally my fault as I’m struggling to hit any...
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    Trying to Break 100

    I’d listen to snickerdog- he’s pre-med. You can trust him

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