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    Why can't I hit Driver? - Aagghh

    So damn frustrating this game

    Can hit the 3 Wood lovely - 240 yds straight and true or slight fade

    Great

    Put a Driver, any Driver, in my hands and its either straight 270yds carry or massive slice

    Okay .... so before you type 'dont bother with it if you can hit that 3 wood' ... that's great

    But why do I feel I am missing out by not carrying a Driver

    Its driving me insane
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    Re: Why can't I hit Driver? - Aagghh

    240 is further than most on here will hit there drivers.

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    Re: Why can't I hit Driver? - Aagghh

    I see so many people that really try to lash the driver as it is the only 'distance' club in the bag, all other clubs are picked to go a specific distance.

    My guess is when you swing smooth you nail it and when you hit the big slice you are getting way ahead of it.

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    Re: Why can't I hit Driver? - Aagghh

    Quote Originally Posted by drive4show View Post
    I see so many people that really try to lash the driver as it is the only 'distance' club in the bag, all other clubs are picked to go a specific distance.

    My guess is when you swing smooth you nail it and when you hit the big slice you are getting way ahead of it.
    You may have a point here ..... I do try harder on the swing but the set up and weight on the feet etc is so diff for the Driver
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    Re: Why can't I hit Driver? - Aagghh

    how long is the course you play and whats your handicap?

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    Re: Why can't I hit Driver? - Aagghh

    Quote Originally Posted by patricks148 View Post
    how long is the course you play and whats your handicap?
    7200 yds - Hcap 24
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    Re: Why can't I hit Driver? - Aagghh

    Quote Originally Posted by gmhubble View Post
    7200 yds - Hcap 24
    And you play the full 72 hundred all the time.

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    Re: Why can't I hit Driver? - Aagghh

    Quote Originally Posted by gmhubble View Post
    7200 yds - Hcap 24
    if you are losing balls with the driver stick with the 3 wood, even if its a 400 yard hole that should be 7 iron or less with that distance you are hitting with driver or 3 wood. cut out the lost balls and the handicap will come tumbling down i imagine.

    Love to be able to hit it that far with a driver, but its all about keeping the ball in play. as you improve so will the driving.. but if i could hit the fairway 240 yards on every hole around my Track (6600) i would be over the moon.
    Last edited by patricks148; 10-Nov-2017 at 16:31.

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    Re: Why can't I hit Driver? - Aagghh

    Quote Originally Posted by paddyk View Post
    240 is further than most on here will hit there drivers.
    You're not wrong Sir, I'd give a rib to hit my driver 240 on a regular basis !!!!
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    Re: Why can't I hit Driver? - Aagghh

    Thanks Guys

    I also think there is a bit of pride here

    Feel a wet fish getting the 3 wood out when the others get 'the big dog' out

    I know ....... laugh back when I hit 3 wood and make birdie but ....... still don't feel like a real man!!!

    Stupid isnt it
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