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Burnsey

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Not sure if this is a thing - I'm new, don't flame me 😅

I love a forum, but never joined a golf forum and have read loads of threads now, which tells me it's informative and perhaps more importantly - friendly!

Played recreationally from around the late 90's, but fell off a motorcycle in early 2000's, broke both wrists and never went back to it, until the last couple of years. Lucky to be invited to a lot of corporate events, which got me really into it, since joining a club and getting my first handicap at 22.

I am an equipment junkie and one of those who thinks if I have the right clubs I will play better (again, don't flame me, it's just me), so recent fitting ended up with the bag like this:

Ping I230 irons 4 - U wedge
Ping S159 54 and 58 degree wedges
Ping G430 Max driver
TaylorMade BRNR 11.5 degree mini driver
Callaway Big Bertha 5 wood
Scotty Cameron Newport putter

I like using a 3 wood off certain tees, but struggle off the deck, so added the mini driver for those tee shots, as I gain more distance. I've tried hybrids, but not yet found one I prefer to my 4 or 5 iron, so the gap is currently filled with the 5 wood.

The I230 were a massive gamble, as I should use game improvement irons, but the person I am needs to challenge himself, so although distance was lost on the swap, accuracy has improved. My last 7 iron was 27.5 degrees, my new one 33. I'm actually thinking of swapping out the PW and UW for the S159's, but need a few more rounds first.

So, that's it really and look forward to seeing you all around the forum.

This was me playing in terrible conditions because I'm barmy...

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Albo

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Too much weight on your back foot, looks like you’re not shifting weight through to your lead side which will be causing you any number of inconsistencies in strike!
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Oh and welcome
 
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Welcome @Burnsey and enjoy yourself

Can’t beat a bit of winter golf , got to love golf to play in the frost 😁

Where are you based ? There are members from all corner of the UK and have a look at the HFH meet which is happening
 

CliveW

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It was frozen!
That's just a touch of frost. Quite normal here. :ROFLMAO: This is frozen...

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even winter greens in use!
 
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