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Looked alright until i saw there were 206 entrants at $50 a pop ($10,300) and the prize money only amounted to $7,200! Thats an extremely large cut for the people running it!
I think your numbers are skewed.

Guys who run it take zero
 
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#23
I think your numbers are skewed.

Guys who run it take zero
i can only go off what is showing on the website. Maybe there are a lot of entrants playing for free that aren't eligible for the prize money?
Actually 209 entrants showing now.
 
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Discarded my Mizuno 3 iron for a Taylormade M2 22 rescue club. Never regretted it. The rest of the irons are MX-23 cavity backs that I've played with for the last 20 years. The wedges are blades - beautiful feel (52 and 56). Have a Taylormade 60 - very nice. Pretty old now, just like the balance of the heads with rifle shafts and slightly fat grips. Just feel the grip and the head; perfect. Don't feel the need for new clubs.
 
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Discarded my Mizuno 3 iron for a Taylormade M2 22 rescue club. Never regretted it. The rest of the irons are MX-23 cavity backs that I've played with for the last 20 years. The wedges are blades - beautiful feel (52 and 56). Have a Taylormade 60 - very nice. Pretty old now, just like the balance of the heads with rifle shafts and slightly fat grips. Just feel the grip and the head; perfect. Don't feel the need for new clubs.
Serious Q

Have you tested new irons?
 
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What h’caps are you fellas off. Where do you play?
For my part don’t play much anymore. Now 61 play off 18 got down to 7. I am a member of Yering Meadow in the Yarra Valley. Well over 10 years ago I bought a set of Ben Hogan cavity backed Edge irons. Still one of the best looking clubs around in my view, don’t see many. Enjoy.
 
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What h’caps are you fellas off. Where do you play?
For my part don’t play much anymore. Now 61 play off 18 got down to 7. I am a member of Yering Meadow in the Yarra Valley. Well over 10 years ago I bought a set of Ben Hogan cavity backed Edge irons. Still one of the best looking clubs around in my view, don’t see many. Enjoy.
Handicap has blown out to 8

Got down to 4 about 6 years ago playing weekly as a minimum
 
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#34
Need to play a minimum of once a week, hit a bucket or two a week, and before a round, and practice the short game until you are absolutely sick of it.
Never had a lesson
Maybe been to a driving range 10 times
Maybe 15-20 mins warm up before a round, putts, chip, bunker, nets (PW, 7iron, 4iron, 3w) putt
Bizarre but I just prefer to play
 
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Never had a lesson
Maybe been to a driving range 10 times
Maybe 15-20 mins warm up before a round, putts, chip, bunker, nets (PW, 7iron, 4iron, 3w) putt
Bizarre but I just prefer to play
Pretty much ditto these days Toxic. Can hit the ball ok still but the short game suffers badly through lack of touch.
 
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#37
Get yourself a 1 iron son. “Only God and Jack Nicklaus can hit a 1 iron.” (Gary Player).
I bought my brother in law one last Xmas.
His handicap has gone from 24 to 14. Hits darts with his 2iron

I've hit it during a round for fun, flushed it on a regular basis 230+

Had to have one
 
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Always ask this question, what is your first downward move, do you use your hip turn as the first move to drive the speed of your downswing. There is a great little video of Ben Hogan describing his swing, you tube it, is great. He and Mo Norman ‘owned’ their swing.
 
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