How many balls do you hit during a range session?

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I just got back from one of my more miserable range sessions where no matter what I worked on it didn't go the way I wanted. I guess it's time to head to the pro again.

Anyway, I'm just curious, how many range balls do you guys/gals hit during a typical practice session. My local range sells balls in increments of 35. For me it seems like a small bucket is too few and a large bucket is too many. By the time I get to the 70th ball my swing is crap.

Maybe I'm just getting old! :)
 

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You take your time? I get worn out when I'm flying through the balls..

I usually hit about 15-20 which club, and I go odds or evens.. W-8-6-4 woods/driver or W-9-7-5 woods/driver.

So I guess somewhere around 75-100
 

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For me it really depends on what I am working on. When its my wedges, sometimes 200 balls. When its full swing stuff and I am working on technique? Probably less than 40. When its target practice, probably 50-70.
 

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I get 2 lrg buckets which is 160 balls.
 

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For me it really depends on what I am working on. When its my wedges, sometimes 200 balls. When its full swing stuff and I am working on technique? Probably less than 40. When its target practice, probably 50-70.
This sums me up as well. Today I was hitting pitches and short wedge shots and probably hit 100 balls. When I'm working on my full swing its never more than 4r5 balls.
 

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70-160 depending on my physical well being lately. If I go with the large bucket and the body is not responding, I usually use the remainder at short target practice with the wedges.
 

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1 Lrg bucket 75 balls if working on full swing.
2 Lrg buckets if working on full swing & wedges.. but I really have to pace myself.
 

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Depends on the session. I usually will hit 30-40 balls after playing 18 if I feel that there was a particular club or shot that I was struggling with during the round. For a true practice session, I could hit 100-250 balls depending on which clubs or shots I am working on.
 

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Usually I range anywhere from 35 to about 150. All depends on what I'm trying to accomplish
 

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As little as 40, as high as 300 depending on how much time I have and what I'm working on.
 

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No clue. If I'm working on something I can go through a pyramid. If I'm just practicing I try to keep the number under 50 with anything but wedges.
 

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For me a warm up is a small bucket. Practice is min 70 max 200ish. When I do a long session I take a lot of breaks.
 

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I go to my club range (shag your own) and hit 60 - 120 (usually 60), then the chipping green and hit about 100, then off to the putting green and putt about 100. Takes about 1 1/2- 2 hrs. I enjoy the range, too much maybe as I have trouble bring the shots and feelings to the course, but I really enoy it.
 

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I'll add that for me it's also based on the range. My home course has an AWESOME 15 acre all grass range. I could practice all day at that place. If I am at a course with crappy mats on the range, then I might not even hit balls. I hate crappy mats.
 

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Wow you guys hit too many balls. I was told when you are hitting that many you've gone beyond what's effective.
 

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Wow you guys hit too many balls. I was told when you are hitting that many you've gone beyond what's effective.
There's effective and then there's sheer stubborness haha.

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Sometimes I go nuts and hit 150 -200. Most of the time though, it is closer to 70.
 

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I don't make it to the range very often since my course doesn't have one. When I go, I usually overdo it.

On media day, I think the only person who might have hit more balls than me was SethO. And I am not completely sure about that!
 

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I get a medium bucket 70 balls and hit a few with every club going through my full pre shot routine and then a little more time trying to work on something specific.
 

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I'm usually good for about 30-40 range balls , anymore than that and I'll hit all my good shots on the range and shank em' on the course.
 

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If I get out 2-3 times a week, I can hit 2 large buckets. But, I have to work up to that. In the spring I may only go out 2 times a week and only hit one bucket. The more I swing, the more balls I can hit. By June or July I can easily go through 3 buckets a session, depending on what I need to work on.
 

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I think I need to scale back. The last two range trips I've made started great. I made it through the first session with great (for me) results. The second trip I hit a wall and fell apart before the end. That fall apart swing stayed with me through my last round as well.

I think I found my way back tonight doing drills and hitting practice balls in the yard.
 

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110 balls every time currently, or close to it (they say the Jumbo bucket has 110).

Back when I worked at a course, and the balls were free, I'd hit anywhere up to 1000 in a day, everyday. I'm joining a club next year and fully intend on spending hours and hours on the range quite often on the weekends, since I'll have unlimited range access again.
 

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