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#16 Itchy4Scratch

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Posted 17 January 2018 - 01:36 PM

i am a student of super coach. otherwise known as Garth

 

I haven't yet advanced to the drawn gap wedge lesson or the lesson on hitting driver off the deck, but i do know his teaching style and game strategy has helped my game.

Don't worry Geoff, you'll get to that level one day. 


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Posted 17 January 2018 - 01:44 PM

Don't worry Geoff, you'll get to that level one day. 

 

I am actually working to get to a level just below you Mark.

 

Out of curiosity can you hit a drawn gap wedge ?


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Posted 17 January 2018 - 01:47 PM

I am actually working to get to a level just below you Mark.

Out of curiosity can you hit a drawn gap wedge ?


I dare say i could if i tried. Its no different to any other club at the end of the day. Doesnt come up very often though i must say
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Posted 17 January 2018 - 02:12 PM

After my day out with SC at The National I picked up a few things that have helped my game.

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Posted 17 January 2018 - 02:30 PM

After my day out with SC at The National I picked up a few things that have helped my game.

 

And good on you Mick, hope the improvement continues in 2018


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Posted 18 January 2018 - 06:26 AM

I dare say i could if i tried. Its no different to any other club at the end of the day. Doesnt come up very often though i must say


I've done it from the trees before. As you say it's no different to any club. Just follows the usual rule that higher lofted clubs tend to curve less than lower lifted ones.

Do you have a standard shape Itchy, and if so how often do you try and play shots with the opposite shape in a round?
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Posted 18 January 2018 - 06:59 AM

I've done it from the trees before. As you say it's no different to any club. Just follows the usual rule that higher lofted clubs tend to curve less than lower lifted ones.

Do you have a standard shape Itchy, and if so how often do you try and play shots with the opposite shape in a round?


Yeah exactly, and its usually an option to go over the obstacle if ive got a wedge in my hand anyway.

Nautral shape changes for round to round, im normally pretty much straight, but i set up to hit it both ways at different times especially off the tee. Id say im more likely to hit a fade if i just aim to hit it straight though, and i find it easier to hit a big cut than a hook i think.

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 07:43 AM

Yeah exactly, and its usually an option to go over the obstacle if ive got a wedge in my hand anyway.

Nautral shape changes for round to round, im normally pretty much straight, but i set up to hit it both ways at different times especially off the tee. Id say im more likely to hit a fade if i just aim to hit it straight though, and i find it easier to hit a big cut than a hook i think.


Yeah I much prefer over than around. Usually only go around when the tree is too close to get up over.

Interesting you talk about shaping off the tee. That's certainly where I feel shaping the ball is most useful. Just need to learn to do it now!
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Posted 18 January 2018 - 07:55 AM

Yeah I much prefer over than around. Usually only go around when the tree is too close to get up over.

Interesting you talk about shaping off the tee. That's certainly where I feel shaping the ball is most useful. Just need to learn to do it now!


Yeah but if i have to go around im probably going to use a club i can get more of a hook going than a wedge.

I think shape is more of a choice off the tee than into greens. Lots of times im forced to try to play a shot shape into a green but if its a flat lie from the fairway im going to try to hit it pretty straight most of the time.
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Posted 18 January 2018 - 08:24 AM

Yeah but if i have to go around im probably going to use a club i can get more of a hook going than a wedge.

I think shape is more of a choice off the tee than into greens. Lots of times im forced to try to play a shot shape into a green but if its a flat lie from the fairway im going to try to hit it pretty straight most of the time.


I go 5 iron way more than wedge for shape. Probably the only time I go wedge is if I'm in trees with a gap up a bit and not much low. But a large amount of the time the shape doesn't come off.
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Posted 18 January 2018 - 11:17 AM

Yeah but if i have to go around im probably going to use a club i can get more of a hook going than a wedge.

I think shape is more of a choice off the tee than into greens. Lots of times im forced to try to play a shot shape into a green but if its a flat lie from the fairway im going to try to hit it pretty straight most of the time.

 

I go 5 iron way more than wedge for shape. Probably the only time I go wedge is if I'm in trees with a gap up a bit and not much low. But a large amount of the time the shape doesn't come off.

 

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Agree, the shape of shots is more for tee than elsewhere.

One of lessons I learned with coach was to shape hit a low cut by teeing ball lower.


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Posted 18 January 2018 - 12:52 PM

I need to learn a tee shot into the wind.

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Posted 18 January 2018 - 01:12 PM

I need to learn a tee shot into the wind.


Reducing spin is the key. Teeing it down is conventional advice but that increases spin for me so it doesnt work.
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Posted 18 January 2018 - 01:23 PM

I need to learn a tee shot into the wind.


Driver off the deck. Works for SC's better students.
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Posted 18 January 2018 - 01:46 PM

Reducing spin is the key. Teeing it down is conventional advice but that increases spin for me so it doesnt work.

and you're purposely mis-hitting it that way.

 

I don't understand why you would intentionally not use the sweet spot of the club to sacrifice distance and control. 

 

I would think you'd lose more by teeing it lower and mis-hitting it, than you would by hitting a proper shot through the wind, but that's just me. 


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