Archive: August 2009 - Spinland Studios, LLC

Spinny’s Golf Lessons, part the second

  • August 16, 2009

Round two. To start with I didn't feel well prepared for this next lesson. Sure, I had played a few rounds in the interim, but I only got to the range once. It amazed me how much I had already forgotten in just one week. This is going to take a while, I can tell. I actually came right off a round of nine where the temp was pushing 90 and the humidity was in the "oh, crap" range. I was as wet as though I'd been playing in the rain. I walked the round, but used my push cart so it wasn't as bad as though I'd been schlepping my bag, too. The two guys I golfed with were both shoulder-strappers,...

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Spinny takes a golf lesson

  • August 4, 2009

So, I just had my first lesson with a new (for me) pro. I’ve had a few lessons before, about a year ago, but wasn’t happy with them. In the case of the first person I tried, it was an hour’s drive each way to a Golf Galaxy, and the lessons were indoors and just didn’t feel long enough to get anywhere. I tried someone more local for a “tune-up” but he really didn’t seem interested in going very deeply into my (certainly many) swing flaws, and again the lessons were short. I’m not even sure of his credentials, to be honest, but in this neck of the woods you take what you find. That...

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