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#586 Tochakka

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Posted 11 February 2019 - 01:55 PM

Played on the presidents course and stableford was the game and in Southern Riverina Vets competition and playing off 9 and chopped it up for 29 points.
The trainee driver was being precocious and had nothing to do with my swing at all( at least that’s my excuse ) but it did start to behave and I was hitting some good balls. The “trainee” driver is a titleist 917 d2 12 degree with a stiff shaft but maybe a regular shaft is needed but another game with it on Wednesday will help decide what way to go.
The other option is to try different drivers to find what is better suited but that’s too obvious.

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Posted 11 February 2019 - 03:50 PM

Funny how a change in club can affect a steady string of good scores?

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Posted 14 February 2019 - 10:02 AM

Stableford on the presidents course front nine and captains back nine and played off 9. I started with a scrambled par and 1 putt and for the next 7 holes could not get a putt but birdie on the 8th par 3 for the second time in a week gave me hope but I was mistaken and could not get a putt all day. I had 17 points on the nine with 1 birdie .
The back nine was similar but a couple bad holes with brain farts saw me only get 16 points with a wiped hole but overall I was happy with my results and a total of 33 points.
The trainee driver looks like it will make its way into the bag soon.
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Posted 17 February 2019 - 06:31 PM

Stableford on the presidents course and started on the 3rd hole as it was a shotgun start and the annual Captains v Presidents’ Day. I started with a regulation par and then seemed to scramble all day after that. I finished with 14 points on the nine with a wipe and had 17 points on the second nine with a wipe for 31 points for the day.
I get the stitches out of my neck ( after getting a BCC basal cell carcinoma cut off) on Thursday and I might swing properly after that and then look for something else to blame.
Handicap moved like a yo-yo and now 8.3

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Posted 20 February 2019 - 05:50 PM

Stroke off the white markers and playing captains front and presidents back and chopped it up for 86 nett 77. There was good and bad and some where in between today with 2 birdies back to back but double and triple bogies thrown in but the “trainee” driver is starting to behave and a couple more games should see the “trainee” tag dropped.
I just have to focus on keeping the ball in play off the tee and the results will follow and maybe the handicap will drop to something respectable and even see me playing off single figures more often.
Handicap stayed the same at 8.3.

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Posted Yesterday, 07:07 PM

Stableford on the presidents course and started on the back nine with an easy par with a sandy save. I tried to play to my handicap and keep the ball in play and reduce mistakes. After 9 holes had 17 points and no wipes but missed a couple chances but started with an easy par on the 1st ( our 10th hole)and seemed to scramble after that but finished with 18 points and a total of 35 points.
There is no change in handicap but I feel I hitting the ball ok and the “trainee” is still on probation but it looks promising that it will claim a spot in the bag.
Scratch 4 ball pennant at Mansfield tomorrow.
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Posted Today, 04:07 AM

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The other option is to try different drivers to find what is better suited but that’s too obvious.


Logic does not appear contagious around here.
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Posted Today, 06:37 AM

The “trainee”driver was a good deal and has a light stiff shaft in it.
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Posted Today, 09:24 AM

The “trainee”driver was a good deal and has a light stiff shaft in it.


What shaft?

What's it cycle at? Being a light stiff, is it perhaps already in the regular specs range?




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