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PostSubject: Definitely getting older   Wed Jan 25, 2012 10:39 pm

So, I decided to replace the shaft of my hybrid with a TT Crossfire cause I wanted a more stiff and heavier shaft. Turns out... I'm not as strong as I used to be. It's a sign of old age. I used to believe that steel shafts were the way to go. But of late, I think graphite shafts (for irons and hybrids etc.) may be better.

Has this happened to any of you? Where you suddenly realize that it's time to accept reality and opt for lighter graphite shafts instead?

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PostSubject: Re: Definitely getting older   Wed Jan 25, 2012 11:03 pm

Technospaz wrote:
So, I decided to replace the shaft of my hybrid with a TT Crossfire cause I wanted a more stiff and heavier shaft. Turns out... I'm not as strong as I used to be. It's a sign of old age. I used to believe that steel shafts were the way to go. But of late, I think graphite shafts (for irons and hybrids etc.) may be better.

Has this happened to any of you? Where you suddenly realize that it's time to accept reality and opt for lighter graphite shafts instead?

ahem ahem.. mx300.. ahem... nspro SR.. ahem.. sell cheap cheap.. ahem...

CNY eat too much heaty stuff.. bad throat lah..
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PostSubject: Re: Definitely getting older   Wed Jan 25, 2012 11:53 pm

So if irons change to graphite, do we need to change our wedges shaft?
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PostSubject: Re: Definitely getting older   Thu Jan 26, 2012 6:14 am

Your tt xf is stiff or regular flex?

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PostSubject: Re: Definitely getting older   Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:29 am

ppl talk about changing shaft due to age... all everyone is interested in are the toys u are potentially getting rid of...



clubfitter... clubfitter... go to a clubfitter and see if u are really getting older or it might be something else...


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PostSubject: Re: Definitely getting older   Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:43 am

pushslice wrote:
Your tt xf is stiff or regular flex?


XF is stiff. Why? You want? Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Definitely getting older   Thu Jan 26, 2012 7:54 am

I must be super old then.... other then putter shaft, all the other clubs for me are graphite......
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PostSubject: Re: Definitely getting older   Thu Jan 26, 2012 8:02 am

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pushslice wrote:
Your tt xf is stiff or regular flex?


XF is stiff. Why? You want? Smile

kekeke, I was asking if the stiffness (instead of weight) made you feel like you cant handle it.

but yeah, I am installing one to my 5 hybrid soon. Already reserve one TT XF from Frostee. She has no more R flex stock, was also hoping if yours were R flex.
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PostSubject: Re: Definitely getting older   Thu Jan 26, 2012 8:10 am

Ha!

Will visit DGman soon.

So, I'm now in possession of PX 5.0 HLs and PX 5.0 Flighted shafts Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Definitely getting older   Thu Jan 26, 2012 8:27 am

The satin px feels nice, and they look like graphite.

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PostSubject: Re: Definitely getting older   Thu Jan 26, 2012 8:52 am

blee wrote:
I must be super old then.... other then putter shaft, all the other clubs for me are graphite......

age Laughing ....getting older...yes... my drive getting shorter..change to graphite still no improvement...haiz..btw,, 2 weeks ago, i played with 73 year old man at legend, he drives like 230~250 m.. overdrive me...then how to blame on age???
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PostSubject: Re: Definitely getting older   Thu Jan 26, 2012 8:55 am

Same here too... Played at SICC last year with a guy about 72 and he outdrove and outscore all of us 'younster'.... sigh... Sad

my drive getting shorter too ah... you change to graphite.... me? change to broomstick? Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Definitely getting older   Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:13 am

getting older is something that cant be avoided

so the question which I asked myself is....what can I do ..... I think the focus on short game becomes more critical..coz less strength neeeded.

so instead of chasing distance when that critical age is around the corner....chase short game instead

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PostSubject: Re: Definitely getting older   Thu Jan 26, 2012 9:47 am

I think age plays a role in lessening your abilities in golf but never a hindrance to play a great game. Skills and techniques inculcated is always there despite your age.
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PostSubject: Re: Definitely getting older   Thu Jan 26, 2012 10:27 am

Just played with shanks last few days.. his 2 hybrid with tt crossfire ourselves my 4 wood by 20m... And he is older than me.. I feel so humbled...
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PostSubject: Re: Definitely getting older   Thu Jan 26, 2012 10:40 am

blee wrote:
Same here too... Played at SICC last year with a guy about 72 and he outdrove and outscore all of us 'younster'.... sigh... Sad

my drive getting shorter too ah... you change to graphite.... me? change to broomstick? Very Happy

Hahaha .. at least you use broomstick and still hit the ball well. I am running out of stick to use at my age.
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PostSubject: Re: Definitely getting older   Thu Jan 26, 2012 10:40 am

Even my putter shaft is graphite.... Rolling Eyes
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PostSubject: Re: Definitely getting older   Thu Jan 26, 2012 10:54 am

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blee wrote:
Same here too... Played at SICC last year with a guy about 72 and he outdrove and outscore all of us 'younster'.... sigh... Sad

my drive getting shorter too ah... you change to graphite.... me? change to broomstick? Very Happy

Hahaha .. at least you use broomstick and still hit the ball well. I am running out of stick to use at my age.

How about the Japanese Clean wipe shaft? It light and stiff.... Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Definitely getting older   Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:01 am

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getting older is something that cant be avoided

so the question which I asked myself is....what can I do ..... I think the focus on short game becomes more critical..coz less strength neeeded.

so instead of chasing distance when that critical age is around the corner....chase short game instead


What happen when hand start to shake? How?
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PostSubject: Re: Definitely getting older   Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:05 am

when hand start to shake, quickly grab the middle leg.
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PostSubject: Re: Definitely getting older   Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:22 am

By then, middle leg shrink leow
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PostSubject: Re: Definitely getting older   Thu Jan 26, 2012 11:44 am

Duval_S wrote:
getting older is something that cant be avoided

so the question which I asked myself is....what can I do ..... I think the focus on short game becomes more critical..coz less strength neeeded.

so instead of chasing distance when that critical age is around the corner....chase short game instead


Definitely. I believe that with age comes wisdom... so I'll play a game which suits me. But I've just realized that I'm closer to breaking my back swinging heavy clubs than I thought I was. Just an awkward epiphany to have especially at the start of the new year.

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