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#1 LCGALBERTA

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 01:05 AM

Hello all,

What type of player do you consider yourself?

I consider myself to have a strategic approach. By that I mean I will purposely set myself up on each hole to try and give myself the best angles or approach shot.

e.g- Par 4- 390 yards-trees and water hazards all over- I would tee off with a 3 Hybrid (220 yards roughly) which would leave me 170 yards in for a 7i or 8i depending on if I want to attack the pin or leave it below the hole etc.

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#2 RobertBaron

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 04:21 AM

Iím a swashbuckler without enough swash.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 07:16 AM

Bomb and gouge. I donít have enough game to be overly strategic.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 07:38 AM

Aggressive.  Donít understand being afraid of a pin placement.  When you putt as streaky as me you have to hit it close.
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 01:18 PM

@Bladehunter - Its not that I'm afraid of a pin placement its just that I prefer to have a strategic approach to how I tackle each hole on any course. Its not like I'm laying up on a par 3 when I know I can attack it hard.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 02:47 PM

Bomb 'n gouge. Layup when I have too, can go strategic when needed but that isn't needed on most courses that I play.
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 02:50 PM

I hit several strategic PW into every hole to make sure I'm very strategic about the whole thing. Then maybe an easy 9i for the last 200 yards once I know I've got it right where I want it.
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 02:51 PM

3 wood (270)  + sand wedge (120)=  Birdie.

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2 iron UDI (240) + pitching wedge (150)= Birdie
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 02:55 PM

Hit it.  Find it.  Hit it again.
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 03:20 PM

I'c cautiously aggressive targeting the safe side of most pins.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 03:23 PM

I have an aggressive swing but a conservative mind set.

I'm trying to go the opposite with this. Last week, was off to a stinking start with former, then went to latter and made a birdie on a 190 yard par 3 and played solid for next 9 holes.

Essentially I'm see myself as an even keeled grinder but maybe I'm just a medicated bi-polar schizo.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 03:27 PM

Mostly conservative off the tee, mostly aggressive on approach shots. Need to be a better putter... :jester:
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 03:33 PM

Average.  Maybe a little less.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 03:39 PM

View Postwarrio17, on 16 May 2018 - 02:51 PM, said:

3 wood (270)  + sand wedge (120)=  Birdie.

or

2 iron UDI (240) + pitching wedge (150)= Birdie
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 03:41 PM

I'm a plodder from  tee to green . On the green I'm aggressive, I either hit the back of the cup or roll it five feet past.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 03:45 PM

Driver...crap
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4 iron
Wedge wedge
Put put put
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 03:50 PM

While not very long off the tee, I do try to put my approach shots in an area where if I don't reach the green, I will have a decent spot to chip from. My goal is to minimize the impact of bad shots and try to have a decent shot at par on most holes.
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 03:51 PM

I'm extremely conservative with my putter, long come-backers get in my head. With the all other shots I just use common sense and the amount of risky shots goes up or down depending on how I'm striking it.

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Posted 16 May 2018 - 03:58 PM

Aggressive but not stupid off the tee, as long as I can go without putting myself in danger with a small miss, very conservative on approaches, aim for the center of the green and don’t try to get fancy, and s**t my pants when I’m putting because I will 3 putt anything outside of 20’ guaranteed.

If I could learn distance control and stick with a consistent set up, grip, and stroke while putting I could shave a handful of strokes off my index.
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 03:58 PM

Boring type.

Bomb a drive, approach to within average length, 2 putt for par because I always burn the edge, eff you groundskeeper who always cut the hole on a slope, and move on.


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Posted 16 May 2018 - 04:09 PM

I'm not a player I just crush a lot
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Posted 16 May 2018 - 07:37 PM

Iím like Don Quixote. There isnít a windmill I wonít take a wild swipe at.

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Posted 17 May 2018 - 02:09 AM

Is there a multiple choice list I can pick from?

I've no idea.

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Posted 17 May 2018 - 08:15 AM

View PostJustsomeguy, on 16 May 2018 - 03:39 PM, said:

View Postwarrio17, on 16 May 2018 - 02:51 PM, said:

3 wood (270)  + sand wedge (120)=  Birdie.

or

2 iron UDI (240) + pitching wedge (150)= Birdie
Driver- 500, overshoot hole just a little.
9i - 200, eagle it right into the cup (forget putting).

Great choices, why putt when you don't have to. Putting isn't for everyone.
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Posted 17 May 2018 - 08:17 AM

I subscribe to the GIARI playstyle. (grip it and rip it).

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