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#1 norge5

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Posted 16 June 2017 - 07:21 PM

I just read an article about this guys length off the tee.  Wow.  Averaged 349 off the tee in the first round?


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Posted 16 June 2017 - 07:24 PM

 norge5, on 16 June 2017 - 07:21 PM, said:

I just read an article about this guys length off the tee.  Wow.  Averaged 349 off the tee in the first round?

He led the field on day 1 in average off the tee. He must destroy the ball.
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Posted 16 June 2017 - 07:24 PM

Gig Em Champ!

Edited by DBill, 16 June 2017 - 07:25 PM.


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Posted 16 June 2017 - 07:30 PM

Not a very big guy either. Impressive
Enjoy the chase.

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Posted 16 June 2017 - 07:36 PM

I caddied in a group with him in a Monday qualifier a few years ago. He was insanely long and all around very impressive. I remember just being in awe of how far and high he hit the ball, it literally stayed in the air for what seemed like forever. He was still in high school at the time, and it was clear he was the real deal even back then.


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Posted 16 June 2017 - 07:39 PM

A Sean Foley student, too, I believe.

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Posted 16 June 2017 - 07:41 PM

Senior at Texas A&M, with a 190 mph ball speed. And he has a short game. Could we have a Cinderella story brewing?
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Posted 16 June 2017 - 08:01 PM

 mjen43, on 16 June 2017 - 07:39 PM, said:

A Sean Foley student, too, I believe.
Did you see that he missed a season (maybe two) because of back injuries? Seriously, you can't make this stuff up.
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Posted 16 June 2017 - 08:12 PM

 jacksonalex, on 16 June 2017 - 08:01 PM, said:

 mjen43, on 16 June 2017 - 07:39 PM, said:

A Sean Foley student, too, I believe.
Did you see that he missed a season (maybe two) because of back injuries? Seriously, you can't make this stuff up.

Yes, yes I did.

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Posted 16 June 2017 - 09:23 PM

A real tin cup .. go bomber go

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Posted 16 June 2017 - 09:50 PM

It looks like he's hitting the new G400 driver

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Posted 16 June 2017 - 11:35 PM

I played with him a few weeks ago...... his game is in shape. Foley has flown in this region since 2012 to get the kid in his stable.... after a sudden back injury, Cameron went back to his grandpa for lessons.... I will not be surprised to see him win on Sunday.
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Posted 16 June 2017 - 11:45 PM

 mjen43, on 16 June 2017 - 08:12 PM, said:

 jacksonalex, on 16 June 2017 - 08:01 PM, said:

 mjen43, on 16 June 2017 - 07:39 PM, said:

A Sean Foley student, too, I believe.
Did you see that he missed a season (maybe two) because of back injuries? Seriously, you can't make this stuff up.

Yes, yes I did.

I think the back injuries are due to scoliosis.  It may actually help with his spine tilt and plane to hit it way far.

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Posted 17 June 2017 - 12:08 AM

 oso96, on 16 June 2017 - 11:45 PM, said:

 mjen43, on 16 June 2017 - 08:12 PM, said:

 jacksonalex, on 16 June 2017 - 08:01 PM, said:

 mjen43, on 16 June 2017 - 07:39 PM, said:

A Sean Foley student, too, I believe.
Did you see that he missed a season (maybe two) because of back injuries? Seriously, you can't make this stuff up.

Yes, yes I did.

I think the back injuries are due to scoliosis.  It may actually help with his spine tilt and plane to hit it way far.

And not helped by Foley, you really can't make this up. Hopefully he runs far away so he can have a career instead of wondering what could have been(due to injuries).

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Posted 17 June 2017 - 01:39 AM

The Golf channel talking heads said tonight that he swings the driver 130 mph!!  Damn.

About 6 mph faster than DJ.

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Posted 17 June 2017 - 04:36 AM

 oso96, on 16 June 2017 - 11:45 PM, said:

 mjen43, on 16 June 2017 - 08:12 PM, said:

 jacksonalex, on 16 June 2017 - 08:01 PM, said:

 mjen43, on 16 June 2017 - 07:39 PM, said:

A Sean Foley student, too, I believe.
Did you see that he missed a season (maybe two) because of back injuries? Seriously, you can't make this stuff up.

Yes, yes I did.

I think the back injuries are due to scoliosis.  It may actually help with his spine tilt and plane to hit it way far.

Scoliosis good for golf!? :taunt:

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Posted 17 June 2017 - 04:51 AM

Even since a young age, people were talking about him from the Sacramento area. He's the real deal

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Posted 17 June 2017 - 10:12 AM

 Pat du Golf, on 16 June 2017 - 11:35 PM, said:

I played with him a few weeks ago...... his game is in shape. Foley has flown in this region since 2012 to get the kid in his stable.... after a sudden back injury, Cameron went back to his grandpa for lessons.... I will not be surprised to see him win on Sunday.

Wow.  I think you would be the only person in the world that would not be surprised if that should come to pass - including the kid, his parents, and his friends.

Nothing against him, but it's not like he's a favorite, even as well as he's played this far.

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Posted 17 June 2017 - 10:22 AM

 Nykt1000, on 17 June 2017 - 04:36 AM, said:

 oso96, on 16 June 2017 - 11:45 PM, said:

 mjen43, on 16 June 2017 - 08:12 PM, said:

 jacksonalex, on 16 June 2017 - 08:01 PM, said:

 mjen43, on 16 June 2017 - 07:39 PM, said:

A Sean Foley student, too, I believe.
Did you see that he missed a season (maybe two) because of back injuries? Seriously, you can't make this stuff up.

Yes, yes I did.

I think the back injuries are due to scoliosis.  It may actually help with his spine tilt and plane to hit it way far.

Scoliosis good for golf!? :taunt:

Lol... I have scoliosis and it almost kept me from my current job... knock on wood at 36 years old I've never had a back issue... or even back pain!  As a member of the crooked spine club I'm rooting for this kid !

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Posted 17 June 2017 - 10:44 AM

Forget Spieth, Rickie, Rory...

If Golf is looking for the next Tiger, this is the guy they NEED.


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Posted 17 June 2017 - 11:00 AM

His grandpa built that swing up when Cam was 2 year old...He was carrying 260 plus at the age of 9.
It will be all lights out in the tour if he is healthy (disk issue)
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Posted 17 June 2017 - 11:53 AM

man, i love stories like this!

keep it coming...
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Posted 17 June 2017 - 12:31 PM

Yea I've seen him out at Whitney Oaks a few years ago...crazy long!
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Posted 17 June 2017 - 01:54 PM

Hopefully he gets some TV time today!

The other day they said his ball speed was >190 mph.
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Posted 17 June 2017 - 03:35 PM

I think I found a guy to root for.


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Posted 17 June 2017 - 03:58 PM

 Nykt1000, on 17 June 2017 - 04:36 AM, said:

 oso96, on 16 June 2017 - 11:45 PM, said:

 mjen43, on 16 June 2017 - 08:12 PM, said:

 jacksonalex, on 16 June 2017 - 08:01 PM, said:

 mjen43, on 16 June 2017 - 07:39 PM, said:

A Sean Foley student, too, I believe.
Did you see that he missed a season (maybe two) because of back injuries? Seriously, you can't make this stuff up.

Yes, yes I did.

I think the back injuries are due to scoliosis.  It may actually help with his spine tilt and plane to hit it way far.

Scoliosis good for golf!? :taunt:

Stacy Lewis has it. But from what I hear it only contributed to her permanent BRF
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Posted 17 June 2017 - 04:46 PM

They were saying yesterday that at the top of the backswing he has 100% of his weight on the left foot, then he transfers 100% to his right foot on the downswing. Foley, of course, seems to feel this is ideal.

Personally I can't swing like that and don't believe in it. Nor do I think any great player ever has...but if he is able to do it, more power to him.

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Posted 17 June 2017 - 04:49 PM

 straightshot7, on 17 June 2017 - 04:46 PM, said:

They were saying yesterday that at the top of the backswing he has 100% of his weight on the left foot, then he transfers 100% to his right foot on the downswing. Foley, of course, seems to feel this is ideal.

Personally I can't swing like that and don't believe in it. Nor do I think any great player ever has...but if he is able to do it, more power to him.

Is that stack and tilt?
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Posted 17 June 2017 - 04:57 PM

 Jasonic, on 17 June 2017 - 04:49 PM, said:

 straightshot7, on 17 June 2017 - 04:46 PM, said:

They were saying yesterday that at the top of the backswing he has 100% of his weight on the left foot, then he transfers 100% to his right foot on the downswing. Foley, of course, seems to feel this is ideal.

Personally I can't swing like that and don't believe in it. Nor do I think any great player ever has...but if he is able to do it, more power to him.

Is that stack and tilt?

I'm no expert on stack and tilt but I think that is one of the tenets.

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Posted 17 June 2017 - 04:59 PM

If he wins...

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just say NO.... to practice swings

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