1. tdinbr

    When is a sand wedge not a sand wedge??

    Went and visited my Dad last week and got to play a couple of rounds with him and my uncle. Was telling my Dad how much I struggle with bunker shots and he takes a look at my sand wedge and tells me "That's not a sand wedge". I have a TM XFt 58 degree with an 8 bounce that I "thought" was my...
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    Driver dilemma- distance vs accuracy?

    A few weeks ago I developed a long crack where the face of my Mizuno JPX-800 driver is attached to the head. Contacted Mizuno and they asked me to send it in to them to see if I can have it replaced under warranty. Great customer service by the way. Had to go back to my old driver, 9.0 degree...
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    Fairway Bunkers - How Do You Score Them?

    I have been using GolfShot and Oob Golf to track my scores for quite some time and have been wondering about a scoring issue that comes up often. Question: When you hit your tee shot into a fairway bunker, have you hit the fairway? Reason for asking: On the GolfShot scoring screen there are...
  4. tdinbr

    Mizuno makes golf balls??

    Played in a charity scramble tournament a few weeks ago and one of our foursome was playing a Mizuno golf ball. I had no idea that Mizuno even made balls! He said he got them off of eBay. I checked one out while we were on a green and it looked to be a very nice ball. Didn't get a chance to hit...
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    Flashing on the course? Was there money on the line??

    http://news.yahoo.com/women-accused-flashing-illinois-golf-course-134039903.html Any THP'ers happen to be at the Woodlands GC yesterday??
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    Gators Fighting On The Tee Box

    My Dad sent me this yesterday. Amazing video taken at The Eagle's GC in Tampa, FL. http://www.boreme.com/posting.php?id=31996
  7. tdinbr

    How Cool Is Bubba?

    Check this out! http://www.thepostgame.com/blog/caps-moments/201204/bubba-watson-masters-green-jacket-replica-infant-son-caleb
  8. tdinbr

    Swing Speed - Irons or Driver?

    Question: When you hear about a ball being best for certain swing speeds, which swing speed are they referring to, your irons or driver? This occurred to me when I was hitting in a demo bay last week. My irons swing speed is 85-90 while my driver speed is 104 - 106. That's a pretty big...
  9. tdinbr

    Standing Too Far Away From The Ball With My Wedges - A Cure?

    Went to the range yesterday wanting to work on just one swing thought for the day - getting a proper weight shift to my left side with all of my clubs and holding my finish (I guess that's two thoughts but they go together). When I was getting my range balls I saw a roll of Mizuno impact tape...
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    Rachel Connor DUI with Eddie George in the passenger seat??

    Just saw this on Yahoo. Not too famililiar with her but I definitely know who Eddie George is! That's some age difference, eh? http://www.inquisitr.com/202445/golfer-rachel-connor-arrested-for-dui/
  11. tdinbr

    Ever have one of "those" range sessions??

    Went to the range last Sunday and was blasting my driver long and straight. Incredibly straight as a matter of fact, as in 9 out of 10 right down the pipe with a beautiful trajectory. Back to the range last night and 1 out of 10 is straight and the remaining 9 are a combination of pulls, hooks...
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    Myrtle Beach Free Golf For A Year?

    I keep hearing on ESPN Radio about a contest that is offering free golf for a year at Myrtle Beach. You get one free round per month for 2 and airfare, car rental, lodging and golf is paid for! I swear they said to go to www.mygolfmyrtle.com to register but I've tried and there is no such web...
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    SkyCaddie SG5....Thoughts??

    So the inlaws gave me a SkyCaddie SG5 as a Christmas gift. Haven't had a chance to use it on the course yet but I have already got it set up and paid the money for all US courses. Already did a search on the forums here and found a little bit of info on SkyCaddie as a whole. I realize they are...
  14. tdinbr

    Christmas Trees - Preference??

    Real, artificial or none (bah humbug!)?? We have had an artificial tree for the past few years. My wife has 2 cats and apparently pine needles are poisonous to cats. I do miss the pine smell of a real tree though...
  15. tdinbr

    25,000+ Teddy Bear Toss

    25,000+ hit the ice! Tell me this isn't awesome!! Watch the one on the top to get the full effect! http://sports.yahoo.com/nhl/blog/puck_daddy/post/Video-Watch-25-003-stuffed-animals-fly-in-a-hoc?urn=nhl-wp18984
  16. tdinbr

    Cracked the face of my driver - looking for a new head

    I recently cracked the face of my Nickent Evolver 4dx driver. Looking for a replacement head and haven't been able to find much. I have the UST V2 stiff shaft and really like it so would like to find a new head for it. I already have the tool needed to change it out. Anyone know where to...
  17. tdinbr

    Daly and girlfriend wear out their welcome down under...

    http://sports.yahoo.com/golf/blog/devil_ball_golf/post/John-Daly-runs-out-of-balls-during-tournament-w?urn=golf-wp6786 Once again Daly manages to embarrass a tournament he was invited to play in. When will they ever learn??
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    GolfWeek article on golf & game day in south LA

    Great article on south Lousiana golf and what gameday is like for us LSU Tiger fans. Check it out! http://www.golfweek.com/news/2011/sep/01/bayou-golf-football-irresistible-combination/
  19. tdinbr

    Fat and all that...

    Been having some problems lately with hitting the ball fat with my irons and wedges. Probably costing me about 10 strokes a round. Just wondering what some of the best drills are for eliminating this tendency? Thanks for the help!!
  20. tdinbr

    This poor kid got the shaft...his hole in one ruled a birdie!!

    Poor kid!! http://sports.yahoo.com/golf/blog/devil_ball_golf/post/Slow-pace-lose-the-ace-slow-play-penalty-negat?urn=golf-wp3880

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