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18 resolutions for GolfWRX members in 2018

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As the drumbeat of your too-much-champagne headache may have reminded you in the morning hours of January the first, the new year is upon us.

It’s only right, in the spirit of the bold resolutions more than 90 percent of Americans won’t keep, we offer up the official GolfWRX member resolutions for 2018 on your behalf. Feel free to add any of these to your own tally, alongside goals for the other arenas of your life

Without further ado: 18 golf resolutions for ‘18.

1. Order a Club Cameron membership before they sell out

2. Stock up on K-Sigs (before they sell out)

3. Hit the latest drivers from major OEMs on Trackman

4. Buy the two best performing (you need a backup)

5. Ditto: woods, hybrids, irons, wedges

6. Set an equipment budget and stick to it (although items 4 and 5 may complicate this)

7. Tour Titleist’s Ball Plant 3

8. Finally give hickory golf a try

9. Make up mind re: “roll back the ball” debate

10. Lift the left heel on a few swings, just to make Brandel Chamblee happy

11. Finally break (100, 90, 80, par)

12. Don’t break any clubs in anger

13. Limit browsing time on the GolfWRX classifieds to two hours per day

14. Plan that buddies trip to Bandon Dunes

15. Ditto: Masters trip

16. Find a way to display the custom putter collection

17. See how many yards (10s of yards?) the Hammer-X adds to your drives

18. Don’t be this guy

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  1. OB

    Jan 2, 2018 at 9:42 pm

    19. Stay with my current set of 2010 WITB clubs!

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The 7 best #GolfWRX photos on Instagram today (10.11.18)

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If you’re on Instagram, you’re hopefully aware that we are ‘gramming it up as well (@golfwrx). And if you’re not following us, well, that hurts our feelings more than a three-putt bogey.

Even if you do follow WRX on Instagram, however, you may not be aware that an abundance of equipment enthusiasts are hashtagging their photos #GolfWRX. We feel it’s only right to feature the best of the WRX-tagged imagery here.

And if you’re not on Instagram, well there’s no way you could see these photos, so think of this series as a handy filter for the best #GolfWRX photos from the past 24 hours.

Michael Martinez with a phenomenal custom Nike concept sketch in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

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Hispanic Heritage Month #golf #nikeshoes #leetrevino

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Worse than the blue screen of death…

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Sadness. #RadryGolf

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In the pantheon of golf tattoos, this one has to be featured prominently, no?

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Tattoo level: Tin Cup ???????? ???? via @pgamemes

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BB&F continues to reign as the ferrule king.

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Ferrule B

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Kraken’s latest ballmarker is hotter than a fire track.

With all due respect to aquatic creatures, these are the best kind of scallops.

A clean sole grind and stamping from Don White. Nothing like it.

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Made with a purpose.

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If you’re on Instagram, remember to hashtag your photos #GolfWRX. And if you’re not on Instagram, well, don’t.

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Report: No tickets will be sold for Tiger-Phil match

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Sorry, fans, you’re not going to be able to buy tickets to the Tiger Woods-Phil Mickelson $9 million megamatch at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas, November 23.

Per a report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, only a “small gathering of sponsors and VIPs” will be allowed on course. The report also indicates that, in contrast to Phil Mickelson’s promised primetime (ET) showdown, the match will be played under the Nevada sun. The official start time is yet to be announced, ditto the PPV price.

We corrected the promo graphic below to eliminate the crowd. But right-handed Tiger Woods swinging a left-handed club still needs fixing.

Woods is the -220 favorite at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. Mickelson is a +180 underdog.

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WATCH: Is this the craziest hole-in-one you’ve ever seen?

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Golfers often say that getting a hole-in-one is all luck. (Keep in mind that Tiger Woods, arguably one of the most skilled iron players ever, says he has 19 holes-in-one… so maybe not all luck.) But certainly there are some holes-in-one that are “luckier” than others.

And then there’s this shot by Eddie Pepperell at the 2018 British Masters…

Definitely a great shot, and he absolutely took dead aim, but how this golf ball found the bottom of the cup is mind-blowing. It seemed to bounce off the ground, go up the flagstick, hit the ground, then side hop itself right into the basket. Wow.

But is it crazier than the bank shot?

That one is hard to top.

Or how about the all-time classic Bugs-Bunny-assisted hole-in-one by Michael Jordan in Space Jam?

Looney Tunes aside, here’s what Pepperell had to say about his hole-in-one.

He may not have seen what happened at the time, but he’ll see it on highlight reels for years to come.

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