Home Mail MemberMap Chat (0) Wallpapers
Go Back   ChiefsPlanet > The Royal Lounge

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-11-2008, 11:49 AM  
smittysbar smittysbar is offline
Right in the Lumberyard Danny
 
smittysbar's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: LaPlata, MO
Casino cash: $5002
***Official Bushwood Country Club Lounge***

Okay, here is a place for the Golfers to talk about tournaments, clubs, swing help or thoughts.

Today is the Players Championship, which I think ought to be the 5th Major. Largest pot in the PGA. The daunting 17th, which seems to bring excitement every year. At least we will get to see Sergio blow up yet again.

I am ready to see some water balls!
Posts: 6,638
smittysbar must have mowed badgirl's lawn.smittysbar must have mowed badgirl's lawn.smittysbar must have mowed badgirl's lawn.smittysbar must have mowed badgirl's lawn.smittysbar must have mowed badgirl's lawn.smittysbar must have mowed badgirl's lawn.smittysbar must have mowed badgirl's lawn.smittysbar must have mowed badgirl's lawn.smittysbar must have mowed badgirl's lawn.smittysbar must have mowed badgirl's lawn.smittysbar must have mowed badgirl's lawn.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2014, 06:01 PM   #4516
WilliamTheIrish WilliamTheIrish is offline
Champion Golfer Of The Year
 
WilliamTheIrish's Avatar
 

Join Date: Aug 2001
Casino cash: $9524
Quote:
Originally Posted by 'Hamas' Jenkins View Post
What you are doing is allowing the clubhead to turn in sync with the arc of your golf swing. A good drill for that feeling is to stand straight up and hold the club straight out with your arms fully extended, like you're hitting a baseball on a chest high tee. Then, swing it straight back behind you. You'll notice that your right arm naturally rolls over as your left arm folds. As you swing it back to where the ball is, your arms will naturally close the clubface, and if you follow through to completion the clubface will be completely shut. That's pretty much what a golf swing should be, just on a different plane (one that matches the angle of the shaft relative to the ground at address).
Today I only took 6 clubs with me (6,7,8,9, PW, SW, LW) and hit about 100 shots.

It was sooooo natural. AND more powerful as the clubhead came in contact with the ball first. I literally stood there, mouth agape as I chunked up a nice divot using my 8i. The first 20 were may usual "swing easy and try to contact the ball" of which I chunked about 8.

The following 80 I chunked maybe 10. Now, not all of them were on target (alignment issue) but all of them were exactly how it's supposed to feel to hit the ball first andf then the ground.

Can you use this same philosophy with the driver? I mean not exactly the same arc right? But the same principle?

Dude, I really owe you for this. I'll have to send you a sleeve of balls.

Or phillfree can cup yours! (J/K phill)
Posts: 25,206
WilliamTheIrish has disabled reputation
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2014, 09:29 PM   #4517
philfree philfree is offline
Indian Twitter
 
philfree's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Free Agency
Casino cash: $5895
I thought I gave kudos to Hamas with the "Hamas Handshake". It seems to have helped you and that's all that matters. Since his advice is working for you maybe you should blow Hamas?
__________________
[/SIGPIC]
Posts: 9,910
philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2014, 09:43 PM   #4518
TribalElder TribalElder is online now
Central Missouri Mules!
 
TribalElder's Avatar
 

Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: National Champions
Casino cash: $11686
My putting is atrocious

3 putts galore

Greens were a strange speed today though
__________________

Quote:
Originally Posted by kcpasco View Post
All us Mizzou fans knows how this ends
Quote:
Originally Posted by RustShack View Post
KU fans get butt hurt easily.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tacoman View Post
Being the resident Tacoman, I feel obligated to point out that TribalElder knows what's up.
Posts: 9,699
TribalElder has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.TribalElder has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.TribalElder has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.TribalElder has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.TribalElder has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.TribalElder has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.TribalElder has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.TribalElder has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.TribalElder has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.TribalElder has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.TribalElder has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2014, 09:56 PM   #4519
philfree philfree is offline
Indian Twitter
 
philfree's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Free Agency
Casino cash: $5895
Quote:
Originally Posted by TribalElder View Post
My putting is atrocious

3 putts galore

Greens were a strange speed today though
I just took a putter out of the basement and exchanged it with the one that was in my bag. If I didn't do it while I was thinking about it right now I would have forgotten. I should have never changed from the putter I just went back too. I was trying to find lightening in a bottle but I found poo instead. I just flushed it.
__________________
[/SIGPIC]
Posts: 9,910
philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2014, 10:04 PM   #4520
'Hamas' Jenkins 'Hamas' Jenkins is offline
Fire Gary Pinkel
 
'Hamas' Jenkins's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2006
Casino cash: $10543
Quote:
Originally Posted by WilliamTheIrish View Post
Today I only took 6 clubs with me (6,7,8,9, PW, SW, LW) and hit about 100 shots.

It was sooooo natural. AND more powerful as the clubhead came in contact with the ball first. I literally stood there, mouth agape as I chunked up a nice divot using my 8i. The first 20 were may usual "swing easy and try to contact the ball" of which I chunked about 8.

The following 80 I chunked maybe 10. Now, not all of them were on target (alignment issue) but all of them were exactly how it's supposed to feel to hit the ball first andf then the ground.

Can you use this same philosophy with the driver? I mean not exactly the same arc right? But the same principle?

Dude, I really owe you for this. I'll have to send you a sleeve of balls.

Or phillfree can cup yours! (J/K phill)
The biggest difference with your driver is your setup. Your trailing shoulder should be lower than the lead shoulder, whereas with other clubs they are even. This encourages a slightly upward blow. Otherwise, the swing is largely identical.

Here's the video I was referencing:

__________________
Die, Steckel. Die.
Posts: 58,360
'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-03-2014, 08:12 AM   #4521
OnTheWarpath58 OnTheWarpath58 is offline
37 FOREVER
 
OnTheWarpath58's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2005
Casino cash: $6580
Monte is the man. I'm hoping to get out to California and spend a few days with him late this fall or over the winter. The guys who have done it on GolfWrx say he's a freaking magician.
Posts: 49,825
OnTheWarpath58 is obviously part of the inner Circle.OnTheWarpath58 is obviously part of the inner Circle.OnTheWarpath58 is obviously part of the inner Circle.OnTheWarpath58 is obviously part of the inner Circle.OnTheWarpath58 is obviously part of the inner Circle.OnTheWarpath58 is obviously part of the inner Circle.OnTheWarpath58 is obviously part of the inner Circle.OnTheWarpath58 is obviously part of the inner Circle.OnTheWarpath58 is obviously part of the inner Circle.OnTheWarpath58 is obviously part of the inner Circle.OnTheWarpath58 is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2014, 10:15 PM   #4522
philfree philfree is offline
Indian Twitter
 
philfree's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Free Agency
Casino cash: $5895
I've been doing the Joey D Golf for probably a month and a half now. I believe it's helping some. In the end the golf swing is the best exercise for the golf swing but these exercises are helping me. I believe they could help a lot of people.

There will be a point this season that I lay off the Joey D and in about 10 days of doing so I'll really see the benefits. Maybe a game will be afoot about then.
__________________
[/SIGPIC]
Posts: 9,910
philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2014, 10:20 PM   #4523
'Hamas' Jenkins 'Hamas' Jenkins is offline
Fire Gary Pinkel
 
'Hamas' Jenkins's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2006
Casino cash: $10543
Hit the ball really well at the range tonight, focusing on holding the club as loosely as possible. I have a tendency to let too much tension creep into my swing. I still struggle far more than I should with pitches from 30-50 yards.
__________________
Die, Steckel. Die.
Posts: 58,360
'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.'Hamas' Jenkins is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2014, 11:45 PM   #4524
philfree philfree is offline
Indian Twitter
 
philfree's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Free Agency
Casino cash: $5895
Quote:
Originally Posted by 'Hamas' Jenkins View Post
Hit the ball really well at the range tonight, focusing on holding the club as loosely as possible. I have a tendency to let too much tension creep into my swing. I still struggle far more than I should with pitches from 30-50 yards.
Those are left sided shots to me. You can't have locked or ridged elbows and play with feel. Your left wrist on the other hand needs to be firm and in control. You can't flop your wrist and be a good wedge player.
__________________
[/SIGPIC]
Posts: 9,910
philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.philfree Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2014, 06:32 AM   #4525
Mr. Plow Mr. Plow is offline
Bitterness
 
Mr. Plow's Avatar
 

Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Mmmmmm....Forbidden Donut
Casino cash: $6674
My dad & my new toy


Posts: 23,992
Mr. Plow is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Plow is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Plow is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Plow is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Plow is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Plow is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Plow is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Plow is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Plow is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Plow is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Plow is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2014, 10:24 AM   #4526
ptlyon ptlyon is offline
Bono & Grbac wasn't enough
 

Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Sioux City, IA
Casino cash: $7660
Where's the plow?
__________________
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Advertise here: $19.99 a month
Posts: 10,063
ptlyon is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.ptlyon is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.ptlyon is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.ptlyon is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.ptlyon is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.ptlyon is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.ptlyon is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.ptlyon is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.ptlyon is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.ptlyon is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.ptlyon is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-07-2014, 11:01 AM   #4527
seaofred seaofred is offline
Wish I had something clever...
 
seaofred's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Trout fishing capital USA
Casino cash: $6165
I'm coaching my daughters softball team, and swinging the old softball bat has killed my golf swing. I am pulling every shot with an iron/wedge and I can't get my driver off the ground.

I'm really working to keep my feet quite, and head down, but it's like I've had to rebuild my golf swing.
__________________
Posts: 1,304
seaofred 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelliseaofred 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelliseaofred 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelliseaofred 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelliseaofred 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelliseaofred 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelliseaofred 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelliseaofred 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelliseaofred 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelliseaofred 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelliseaofred 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelli
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2014, 11:28 AM   #4528
MahiMike MahiMike is offline
Banned
 
MahiMike's Avatar
 

Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Jax, FL
Casino cash: $6326
At the Players for Mothers Day!
Posts: 8,400
MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2014, 02:04 PM   #4529
MahiMike MahiMike is offline
Banned
 
MahiMike's Avatar
 

Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Jax, FL
Casino cash: $6326
Spieth and kaymer trading blows.
Posts: 8,400
MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.MahiMike Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2014, 06:17 PM   #4530
KC_Connection KC_Connection is offline
MVP
 
KC_Connection's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2006
Casino cash: $5415
Big putts from Kaymer to stave off the collapse.
Posts: 21,388
KC_Connection Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.KC_Connection Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.KC_Connection Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.KC_Connection Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.KC_Connection Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.KC_Connection Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.KC_Connection Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.KC_Connection Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.KC_Connection Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.KC_Connection Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.KC_Connection Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump




All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:24 PM.


This is a test for a client's site.
A new website that shows member-created construction site listings that need fill or have excess fill. Dirt Monkey @ https://DirtMonkey.net
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.