Golf Thread 2.0 - Ryder Cup week

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  1. Thoros of Beer

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  2. Nole0515

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  3. Jigga

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    Fun Fact

    Thru 14 weeks I have had a player finish in the top 3 in every week but 1
     
  4. bucs

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    made an 11 on the par 4 first hole today. hit first drive OB, hit 2nd drive OB, hit 3rd drive in the woods but found it, pitched out to the fairway, hit into green side bunker, out of the bunker to the fringe, chip, putt, putt.

    played the final 17 holes at 3 over for an 82. went out with 47, came in with 35
     
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  5. Room 15

    Room 15 Mi equipo esta Los Tigres
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    Two off the first obviously.
     
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  6. tjosu

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    Melanie Collins is tweeting and answering questions during Big Break tonight. Interesting tidbit that it only takes about two weeks to film the full season. That makes sense when you think of how many guys there are but I would've automatically assumed it'd be longer
     
  7. Boom TittyMilk

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  8. animal_mother

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    I heard the Nike jet was nicer...
     
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  9. IrishLAX2

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    The last green jacket it saw was Charl Schwartzel's
     
  10. Jigga

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    Just met a guy who's grandson has been invited to be an ambassador at St. Andrews this year. Lucky asshole
     
  11. IrishLAX2

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  12. Cheshire Bridge

    Cheshire Bridge 2017 & 2019 National Champions - Clemson Tigers
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    Upgrading my sticks. Most forgiving clubs that you've used?
     
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  13. OZ

    OZ Old balls

  14. FadeMe

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    What are you currently playing? It might give us some direction.
     
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  15. Cheshire Bridge

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    Dunlop...a cheap set I got to start off with 5 years ago.
     
  16. IrishLAX2

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    The thing is that headshape goes for a ton of money elsewhere - partially because it requires hand shaping, mostly because of Scotty Cameron. Scotty Cameron created an adaption of the original Ping Anser named the 009. It's tour only and requires hand shaping. Rory used one when he was with Titleist, Spieth uses one now, etc. When Rory moved to Nike, he wouldn't use a Nike putter until they re-created his old Cameron 009. This is their iteration of that head shape, and considering a Scotty 009 goes for $2k+, some would say this $450 is actually cheap.

    When it comes to cost of production vs price, you can claim this is way overpriced and I would agree. When it comes to cost vs competitors, it's actually not bad considering very few companies offer this head shape and those that do generally charge far more.

    As with all expensive things, value is personal perception.
     
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  17. gus_chiggins

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    It's time for a driver upgrade. Currently hitting the Callaway X hot. I love the look of the Titleist 913, but not exactly sure if that's what I need. Any opinions on this driver?
     
  18. OZ

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    For sure, I get that part of it, just saying exactly what you alluded to in the second part. Spending $450 bucks on a putter seems a bit crazy. Having said that, I would be the exact same if I was in Rory's position.
     
  19. Connor Norman

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    I have the 913 and love it.
     
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  20. Van Earl Right

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    Just get fit for a set of PINGs if forgiveness is your #1 concern
     
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  21. ColeTrickle

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    I keep looking at the golfwrx classified forums wanting to buy more clubs, it's a bad habit.
     
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  22. FadeMe

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    Someone else suggested a Ping fitting, and I believe that would be the best direction if you want forgiveness.
     
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  23. Jigga

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  24. FadeMe

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    It's not a bad price for that head shape, like IrishLAX2 said. IMO, Byron Morgan has the best priced Ping Anser adaptation (DH-89), and some claim the 009 inspiration came from Scotty working at Byron's shop.
     
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  25. Phil Brickma

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    I am getting really steep with my driver. So much, I am losing 25 yards with no run. I have tried everything. Has anyone experienced this and do you have advice?
     
  26. Jigga

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    Yes, don't get as steep.
     
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  27. gus_chiggins

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    My set up is my problem off the tee. If I can line up evenly with the tee markers, I'm good. If I have to line up left or right, I have a tendency to pull it
     
  28. Phil Brickma

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    I wish it was that easy (I tend to reverse pivot and get too "wristy") with my driver.
     
  29. Jigga

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    Shorten your backswing?

    That may help with problem 1 and in turn stop you from having to flip your wrists if you're falling back at Impact but that's a guess without seeing anything
     
  30. Artoo

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    You are not as funny as you think you are.
     
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  31. Connor Norman

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    Can't wait to have you dissect my shitty swing in person.
     
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  32. Artoo

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    where was this advice when we played? It's what cured my hook problem
     
  33. IrishLAX2

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    Love my DH89
     
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  34. Jigga

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    So I'm only a 9/10?
     
  35. Jigga

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    I'm not the guy that gives unsolicited advice whenever possible
     
  36. MODEVIL

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    I can't wait for the post round discussion where nobody mentions their score.
     
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  37. Connor Norman

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    Mine will be ~100 guaranteed
     
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  38. Jigga

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    That may very well happen
     
  39. Connor Norman

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    There will be lots of laughing at my 40 yd hooks with my irons, but I play it perfectly.

    except when I fuck up and hit it straight
     
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  40. MODEVIL

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    I'll be in Hawaii during that time playing this course:

    [​IMG]
     
  41. Phil Brickma

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    A guy I've played with is a +2 handicap and plays a huge hook. He won the club championship with Maxfli Australian Blades. He is country as hell and now caddies at Sage Valley.
     
  42. Ace Boogie

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    Got a text from my brother today telling me a guy I know who is on the police force with him won the millionaire maker event for the masters on draft kings. Local news confirms it. Fuck.
     
  43. gritzy

    gritzy I am a hurricane on the golf course

    Had this problem for a few weeks too, just began forcing to keep extend myself down through my backswing, it was awkward at first but it fixed it and then just began backing it off more and more
     
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  44. FadeMe

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    It sounds like you're flipping or casting from the top because of the reverse pivot. To help with the reverse pivot, try to feel like you're driving your right heel into the ground and shifting your weight into your heel.

    Watch this video too. This guy has a bunch of videos on YouTube and does a great job of explaining things simply.

     
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  45. Cheshire Bridge

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    We are same. Except, I fixed mine a few weeks ago. Took about an hour with the instructor, but I highly recommend the guy I used....he had a solid 5 tips/drils that he had me cycle through until he found one that works best for me. I'm not embarrassed to play in front of ppl anymore.
     
  46. Connor Norman

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    Ain't no shame in my game.
     
  47. Cut68

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    Bailed on work yesterday afternoon to play for the first time. Really happy with an 83, hit the ball great but was shit on the greens, which were super slow.
     
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  48. Whammy Business

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    Hadn't played in forever. Went to Top Golf in Atlanta this weekend and have now been bitten by the bug again. I'll play and suck for a year or two before swearing it off again.
     
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  49. gritzy

    gritzy I am a hurricane on the golf course

    So I thought I was swinging harder this year....yep I am

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  50. Jigga

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    No tree in sight