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    10-Aug-2018, 06:57
    Easier overall, but I think a lot depends on the course. Home course defo easier. Thorpeness was bone dry and I played better there than I ever...
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    10-Aug-2018, 06:38
    Roops replied to a thread Gimmies in The Lounge
    For me 12" is too far away, it's got to be stone dead. I've seen pro's miss from less than 12". Had a funny event happen recently. One of our playing...
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    07-Aug-2018, 12:09
    Roops replied to a thread 30/40 yards and in in Ask the Experts
    Stand closer to the ball, the sort of distance you are away when putting. Go right down the shaft of your wedge and get it a bit more upright. Turn...
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    07-Aug-2018, 12:01
    Roops replied to a thread Sports Psychology in Ask the Experts
    I would suspect the majority of people would benefit from some degree of mental training. How many times have you heard people say "ooh you can never...
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    06-Aug-2018, 12:46
    Roops replied to a thread WGC - Firestone in The Lounge
    I thought DJ's interview was very interesting yesterday. Anyone catch the bit where he said he hit a knock down 9 iron into the green as a wedge just...
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    03-Aug-2018, 06:38
    Agree with this. I try to limit my wedges to a 10 - 2 (clock face swing). I may go a touch harder into the wind, but that's my general approach....
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    02-Aug-2018, 13:16
    Yup, I have the forged version. The Ping's are G10's which are like cricket bats in comparison :-)
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    02-Aug-2018, 12:28
    For me, I went from a Ping G* to a Mizuno JPX. While the JPX can't be considered to be anywhere near a blade, it's a lot less forgiving than the...
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    31-Jul-2018, 11:39
    Roops replied to a thread Golf not exciting... in The Lounge
    This with bells on........after watching the home Opens recently, I have realised how boring and predictable the US PGA has become.
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    27-Jul-2018, 09:23
    Roops replied to a thread 7i Carry - Fretting in The Lounge
    One thing to bear in mind is that most pros deliver about 6 degrees less loft than the club has at impact. So a 7 iron is being delivered with a 5...
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    24-Jul-2018, 06:19
    Roops replied to a thread Ecco shoe. in The Lounge
    Absolutely love my Ecco streets, just so comfy. With this warm weather we have been having they have been the only thing I have been wearing and...
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    23-Jul-2018, 11:27
    Roops replied to a thread Topping 3 Wood in The Lounge
    This. Think about it logically, if your ball is in an old divot on the fairway, you automatically hit down to really trap it. I find it with long...
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    17-Jul-2018, 09:08
    Another thought to bear in mind if those .1's are hurting. If the first time you touch a golf club is the Saturday morning of the comp., be realistic...
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    17-Jul-2018, 07:15
    Not the end of the world for me. I want to be as low as I possibly can, but put more stock in how I managed the round rather than necessarily the...
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