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    Re: US Open qualifying at Walton Heath

    I think its normally around 8-10 spots?
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    Re: US Open qualifying at Walton Heath

    http://www.europeantour.com/europeantour/season=2018/tournamentid=2018047/teetimes/index.html

    Good field!
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    Re: PowaKaddy or Motocaddy

    From what I have heard Motocaddy has better customer service these days.

    I have a Motocaddy M1 Pro and would highly recommend.
  4. Thread: Bad Prizes

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    Re: Bad Prizes

    I had the fewest number of putts in a junior open (something like 22 putts because I couldn't hit any greens) and the prize was a new putter!, not a nice putter but something you would get from...
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    Re: US Open qualifying at Walton Heath

    I see that this has moved to Monday 4th June which is disappointing as its a working day and a day after the Italian Open, so surely it will impact the quality of the field.

    I am currently working...
  6. Thread: 3 wood distance

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    Re: 3 wood distance

    Have you been on a launch monitor to check on attack angle etc with driver?
  7. Thread: The Hybrid Chip

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    Re: The Hybrid Chip

    I use it on courses which have have fairly steep run off areas, Parkstone is a good example of where I use it around the greens.

    It comes off the face hotter so need to allow for that, but I play...
  8. Thread: Half-Way Hut

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    Re: Half-Way Hut

    My club are currently rebuilding the halfway hut and are planning to serve food for society days only, but I am hoping in the future they will serve food on members days too.

    Even when not...
  9. Thread: Target Practice

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    Re: Target Practice

    I think this looks really good for practice, I have been told that its important to make the practice routines and challenges as difficult as possible, and this routine looks to fit the bill!
  10. Thread: PXG Clubs

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    Re: PXG Clubs

    I am not sure anyone will have had an improvement using PXG versus any other custom fit set.
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    Re: What it took to break into single figures?

    I think this is a good point and with regards to shots into greens course management is very important. Something I did was buy a GPS device and not worry so much about the yardage to the pin, but...
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    Re: What it took to break into single figures?

    Everyone’s game is different but generally increasing GIR is the most important thing for lowering handicap, and avoiding the destructive penalty shots.

    It doesn’t matter how good short game is,...
  13. Thread: Driver launch

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    Re: Driver launch

    I am not a swing expert but for that launch angle and the fact that you are hitting all clubs very high suggests that you are flipping at impact.

    A simple drill to help keep your hands ahead is to...
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    Re: Does playing with poorer players drag you down ?

    I wouldn't say I get dragged down playing with poorer players, the times I get dragged down is if they are slow players or if we are constantly looking for balls. If you are having to look for balls...
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    Re: What ball do you use?

    Titleist Pro V1x

    I buy them when there is a 4 dozen for price of 3 deal.
  16. Thread: Golf Club Opens

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    Re: Golf Club Opens

    You will love St George’s Hill if you haven’t played it before, I am hoping to enter also
  17. Thread: Golf Club Opens

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    Re: Golf Club Opens

    Opens in the south of England are fairly expensive compared to other areas but still generally are a fraction of the visitor green fees.

    i have just paid Ł80 odd to enter a 36 hole open at...
  18. Thread: Hard Decision

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    Re: Hard Decision

    You should move to the other club and if you feel its not working out or miss your mates you can always rejoin your current club in the future.
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    Re: Sunningdale Old and New Jul 2019

    Sounds good, I would be up for this!
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    Re: This Seasons Goals

    Improve consistentcy off the tee, the main thing is to increase my attack angle to hit it further and more consistent.
    Also I am going to work hard on the putting, I really want to focus on reading...
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    Re: New TV Required - Help!

    I went into Richer Sounds at lunch today and they basically said that for my budget i should consider a 55 inch OLED rather than a non OLED 60 or 65 inch ie. Get the biggest OLED you can get for your...
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    Re: New TV Required - Help!

    haha its not that big! But the layout of kitchen diner allows for a good size TV.
    You will have to pop over at some point (I have your driving iron still!!)
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    New TV Required - Help!

    On the look out for a new TV, been advised to get a 60 or 65 inch but have been put off by the prices of the OLED models!!

    We will be watching movies etc so do you think its essential to be...
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    Re: Rory doesn’t care? Tiger finished?

    Agreed.
    I had completely written him off in the last year, but the progress he has made is unbelievable when you look at where his game was when he first came back, for example his chipping and...
  25. Thread: Trackman stats.

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    Re: Trackman stats.

    I don’t think that an AOA of 0.5 is bad at all, my understanding is that anything above zero is good.

    Smash factor should be as close to 1.5 as possible, this is a good indication of quality of...
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