Putting assessment

Today was a rest day but temptation got the better of me. I did a full evaluation of my putting as set out by James Sieckman in his putting book. A while back I did the shorter 25 ball test of rolling putts over a 5c coin two feet away (uphill 6ft and 15ft, right …

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Room for improvement

Round two of the Cairns GC championships. Fine day around 28C but a bit breezy. Course in good shape but getting firmer and faster by the day. Greens seemed to run a bit more smoothly. Yesterday was five hours. Today was around five and a quarter hours. I particularly enjoyed watching two of my playing …

The eyes have it

I went to Cairns GC with nine holes practice on the course in mind. I arrived just in time to see a shot gun start for a trade day. The good news was that the putting green and the practice range were free. More chipping to a putter length. This time I did each of …

Back into practice

I've taken a couple of days away from golf trying to rest my right shoulder blade. The physio said it was referred pain from higher up. As it turns out I need to straighten up my upper spine so my head sits more upright and learn to rotate my neck. I don't like my chances …

Flattening the curve

My experiment with the Libre sensors has been quite enlightening. Perhaps the most unexpected outcome is the length of time it takes for jelly beans to reverse a falling sugar level. Previously I had believed they took effect in minutes. The Libre graphs suggest that it is more like a minimum of a quarter hour. …

More jelly nailing

A quiet day today. Third time was not lucky and I failed my assessment at rotaryswing.com again. Last time my left side impact position was fine with my left leg posted up nicely over my left ankle. I only had to put in some axis tilt and move my weight better onto my right leg …