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#226 Placegetter

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Posted 03 March 2017 - 09:28 PM

So were you looking at one of the new (soon to be superseded, if they haven't been already) "M something or other" drivers, and were the figures impressive (even by your lofty standards) ?


Hi mate. There was quite a range of equipment as you'd expect. Interestingly he couldn't really get me to part with my long irons. I need a new wedge anyway so may we'll pick one up. The driver, well, what's impressive look like?

Driver swing speed measured at 112mph, but about a foot before the ball I was peaking at 117mph. Honestly, I have no idea how to fix it. He mentioned something about practice, but I was dozing off before he finished the sentence.

The club I was absolutely most interested in, and I thought I would never want a new one, was the putter. Who knows what Santa will bring.......
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Posted 03 March 2017 - 09:32 PM

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Posted 12 March 2017 - 05:07 PM

Basking in my own advice elsewhere to take a break from golf I'm dropping in here to share that I didn't miss a single fairway today or pull a single putt. Tuning up quite well for the October game at NSWGC really can't wait to get to it now. Just a little more tapering to go.
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Posted 12 March 2017 - 06:00 PM

How often are you getting in a round of golf these days PG? Still smoking them irons?
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Posted 12 March 2017 - 06:33 PM

Hi mate. I play almost every second month. Loving it. Played February 26 to sneak in on that 8 week cycle but had also played a sneaky 9 early January so basically I had to slow it down a bit. Been to the range also, took a bit of recovering from. As for smoking my irons, I'm starting to wonder if technology has moved past me. I'm going to play my next round with just a five iron. That's where the money is.
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Posted 12 March 2017 - 07:12 PM

Lol. I had a fitting, bought new irons and has done wonders for my game. Maybe honeymoon glow at the moment but if the relationship doesnt work out, I still have some shiny new sticks to admire in the garage.
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Posted 12 March 2017 - 08:01 PM

Haven't picked up a club since Growling Frog OOM. I'm thinking it's going to be an interesting day out tomorrow. ...

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