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NoTalentLeftyNoTalentLefty Members Posts: 3,596 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭
I will miss the banter but it’s time for a sabbatical from the forum. One year without reading about clubs, instruction, gossip, etc., is maybe what I need to focus on my game as is. In a year from now I’ll let you know if my HCI is down, currently at 13.7 and climbing.
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Driver Callaway Epic Flash 10.5 set to 9.5
3 and 5 Wood Ping G15
3-5 Hybrids Cobra Baffler XL
6-PW Titleist AP1s
50 degree GW Titleist SM4
56 degree SW Vokey SM7 
Ping Anser 6 Milled Putter
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  • Hateto3PuttHateto3Putt Smoking Makes You Look Cool! Members Posts: 6,329 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Really?

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  • jdmorris1980jdmorris1980 Members Posts: 1,505 ✭✭


    Really?


    Reading negatively affects handicap. Brandel will be reporting on it tonight.
  • rwc356rwc356 Chicago, IllinoisMembers Posts: 348 ✭✭✭✭


    I will miss the banter but it’s time for a sabbatical from the forum. One year without reading about clubs, instruction, gossip, etc., is maybe what I need to focus on my game as is. In a year from now I’ll let you know if my HCI is down, currently at 13.7 and climbing.




    Good Luck on refocusing your game. Its hard to find that balance - maybe also looking at another hobby might help as well to keep you fresh and excited when you do get on the course.
    Just an older guy with 7 or 8 clubs and a MacKenzie Walker bag
  • Tim SchochTim Schoch Swing like it already happened. ClubWRX Posts: 1,106 ClubWRX
    edited Oct 21, 2018 #5
    Focus on yourself in all ways and your game and life will improve. Igoring the bad is like turning your back on a charging tiger. However, one can always just step to the side and focus on something else. Good luck. May the Fore be with you.
    "I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member."
    - Groucho Marx

    WIMB
    TaylorMade Burner Driver 10.5* REAX reg graphite
    TaylorMade Burner 3-wood 15* REAX reg graphite
    Adams Idea A12 #4 Hybrid 21* VTS Proforce reg graphite
    Redbird 965 irons 5-PW, stiff steel
    Titleist Vokey SM5 54/10, SM7 58/12 reg graphite
    Putter: Ping Pal 4 BeCu
    Ball: Bridgestone E6 Soft[/size][/font][/font][/size]
  • PeanutsDaddyPeanutsDaddy Members Posts: 8,671 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭
    As a notalentrighty I know that the struggle is real. Good luck in the quest. Hope you come back with some good stories. Maybe you’ll discover Hogan’s secret or end the blade vs cb debate ; )
    Cobra King F9 10.5*<br />Wishon 919FD 13* (1* open)<br />Wishon 950HC 18* (1* open)<br />Wishon 775hs 21*, 24*, 27<br />NCW 28*, 33*, 38*, 43*, 48*, 53*<br />Mac Custom Grind 58* (NevadaGolfGuy Special)<br />Betti, Machine, Mannkrafted, SGC, Scotty, Tad Moore, Xenon
  • SBH9458SBH9458 Go Army! Beat Navy! Members Posts: 1,013 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Best of luck to you on the journey. Not an easy habit to break, this WRX has some real pull!!!
  • DavePelz4DavePelz4 A golf course in the Chicago area.ClubWRX Posts: 24,971 ClubWRX
    Here's my suggestion during your sabbatical. Make wild passionate love with your SO every day. Work on your short game consistently. Love your kids as much as possible. Have fun at every opportunity and never lose sight that this is a game.
  • mukstermukster The secret IS in the dirt North of the 49thMembers Posts: 3,594 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭
    You won’t last a year. Mwuhahahaha, no one just walks away MWUHAHAHA!
    Callaway XR16 driver, 9 degrees, Diamana S+ shaft
    Callaway Epic Subzero 13.5, Mitsubishi Fubuki Z 65
    Cobra Baffler Rail H 17* hybrid, 
    Cobra F8 22* hybrid
    Srixon Z765 5-PW irons, KBS Tour V shafts
    Cleveland CBX 50* wedge
    Hogan Equalizer 54* wedge
    Mizuno S18 58* wedge
    Nike Method Core Drone 2.0 putter
  • Swisstrader98Swisstrader98 Members Posts: 3,559 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭
    So if I understand this correctly, reading this forum is keeping your focus off golf?? Truly a first for me.



  • deadsolid...shankdeadsolid...shank ClubWRX Posts: 14,776 ClubWRX


    As a notalentrighty I know that the struggle is real. Good luck in the quest. Hope you come back with some good stories. Maybe you’ll discover Hogan’s secret or end the blade vs cb debate ; )





    DavePelz4 wrote:


    Here's my suggestion during your sabbatical. Make wild passionate love with your SO every day. Work on your short game consistently. Love your kids as much as possible. Have fun at every opportunity and never lose sight that this is a game.




    Two good good guys chiming in with good advice and well wishes there.



    Good luck OP, hopefully it works well for you.
    Titleist 910 8.5
    Titleist 910 15*
    Titleist 910H 17*
    2-6 Mizuno MP-60, 7-PW MP-67
    SC GoLo
    Vokey SM5 52,58,62
  • FairwindsgolferFairwindsgolfer Members Posts: 627 ✭✭✭✭✭


    So if I understand this correctly, reading this forum is keeping your focus off golf?? Truly a first for me.


    This really isn't a far fetched notion and I don't blame OP for wanting to do it.

    Perhaps OP wants a break from reading about golf, which maybe has led to indecision in his or her game as it relates to equipment and/or technique.



    "One year without reading about clubs, instruction, gossip, etc., is maybe what I need to focus on my game as is".



    Best of luck OP, during your sabbatical and may you find clarity in what it is you are seeking.

    Bridgestone J33 combo 5-pw
    Ping G400 LST driver
    Callaway Rogue 4 wood
    Nike CPR 2 hybrid
    Cobra Baffler 3 hybrid
    Callaway MD4 50, 54, 60 wedges
    Putter- I hate them all

  • Tcann32Tcann32 Members Posts: 3,527 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭
    I took a sabbatical from the site for close to a year, with maybe a post or article read once every few months. I’ve actually cut off all social media as well.. no real reason outside of being tired of watching the same dead horses being beaten on like six total subjects in the entire world... lol



    I didn’t change a single club the entire season, and my scores didn’t really fluctuate. The club ho’ing obviously decreased, but that didn’t affect my wallet much, since selling and trading were a part of my habits too, I never spent that much money on sticks once I acquired nice enough stuff to garner profits, etc.



    If you find anything the same as me, it’ll be that this forum’s affect is by far and large positive, but it’s good to separate your mental game from this place if you truly feel tied to it.



    You’ll also realize you’re a better golfer than you think. It’s easy to lose perspective when most the people on here are in the top 10% of golfers out there. Have a good year, good luck with the game!
    What's actually in the bag...
    Callaway Epic SZ-9.0-Aldila X-Torsion Green Mamba-70TX
    Callaway Epic SZ 15* - PX Handcrafted Yellow 75 6.5
    Callaway Apex UT 21* - C- taper S+
    Miura LH LTD Black Blades: 3-p w/ DG TI X7's.
    Cleveland RTX 3: 50-54 w. C-Taper S+
    Scratch 1018: 58 w/ C-Taper S+
    Piretti Potenza / Odyssey MX #7
  • nsxguynsxguy Just anudder user FloridaMembers Posts: 5,983 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭
    mukster wrote:


    You won't last a year. Mwuhahahaha, no one just walks away MWUHAHAHA!




    Surprised it took 10 posts for this. image/biggrin.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':D' />



    Whichever way it works out NTL, bon chance !!! image/good.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':good:' />
    Callaway Epic 10.5 Project X Hzrdus Yellow 63 gr, 6.0
    Adams A12 Pro hybrids, 16*, Aldila VS Proto Stiff
    Ping G400 19* hybrid Stiff 70 Stock shaft

    Ping G20, 5-PW, DGS300
    Ping Glide Forged 48*, 52* 56*, 60* DGS300
    Taylormade Tour Spider Black (Today - always subject to change LOL)
    Titleist AVX
  • ChadwickogChadwickog Members Posts: 327 ✭✭✭✭
    I have considered doing the same to put myself in club-ho rehab... Good luck on your endeavors.
  • MarkFromTheUKMarkFromTheUK Members Posts: 4,639 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭
    See you in 48 hours.
    PXG 0811X Gen2 9deg Driver - AD-GP 7TX
    PXG 0341X Gen2 15deg Fairway - AD-GP 8TX
    PXG 0311X Gen2 1 DI - KBS Prototype Graphite 95X
    PXG 0311X Gen2 3 DI - KBS Prototype Graphite 95X
    PXG 0311T Gen2 4-PW - Dynamic Gold X7
    PXG 0311T Sugar Daddy 51 - Dynamic Gold X7
    PXG 0311T Sugar Daddy 56 - Dynamic Gold X7
    PXG 0311T Zulu 61 - Dynamic Gold X7
    PXG Brandon H - 34.5”
    PXG Operator H - 34.5”
    Toulon Indianapolis - 34.5”
    PXG 50/50 Staff Bag
    Bridgestone Tour B X

    KaBoom Baby!
  • Swisstrader98Swisstrader98 Members Posts: 3,559 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭
    edited Oct 22, 2018 #17
    This is the golfers version of millennials declaration of “I’m quitting Facebook or instagram or Snapchat”.



    2 weeks later they’re back😂
  • Conrad1953Conrad1953 Members Posts: 15,213 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭
    NoTalentLefty, may I suggest a more optimistic name when you return in a year?



    TalentlLeftOn or TalentOnLeft.................or DeadSolidLeftover............gotta be positive man.
  • deadsolid...shankdeadsolid...shank ClubWRX Posts: 14,776 ClubWRX
    I’m addicted. I wonder if I could stay off for a week.
    Titleist 910 8.5
    Titleist 910 15*
    Titleist 910H 17*
    2-6 Mizuno MP-60, 7-PW MP-67
    SC GoLo
    Vokey SM5 52,58,62
  • Hawkeye77Hawkeye77 Countdown to The Open Championship! IowaClubWRX Posts: 18,435 ClubWRX
    You come back as a scratch in a year with no wrx, the entire instruction forum will implode!



    Good luck!
  • farmerfarmer Members Posts: 8,132 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Good luck, but with winter looming? I don't know ....
  • sailfishchrissailfishchris Long Island NYMembers, ClubWRX Posts: 931 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Did his spouse hack his account?
    Ping G400 LST 8.5 Synergy Proto 65TX
    Ping G400 14.5 Tensei Pro Orange 80 TX
    Mizuno JPX 919 Tours 3-PW Super Peening Blue X
    Vokey SM5 raw 52, 56, 60 DGTI-s400
    Toulon Memphis
    ProV1X / TP5X
    Jones Utility Trouper
  • DowntimeDowntime Members Posts: 103 ✭✭✭
    Not possible....
  • Tim SchochTim Schoch Swing like it already happened. ClubWRX Posts: 1,106 ClubWRX
    Good people in this thread.
    "I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member."
    - Groucho Marx

    WIMB
    TaylorMade Burner Driver 10.5* REAX reg graphite
    TaylorMade Burner 3-wood 15* REAX reg graphite
    Adams Idea A12 #4 Hybrid 21* VTS Proforce reg graphite
    Redbird 965 irons 5-PW, stiff steel
    Titleist Vokey SM5 54/10, SM7 58/12 reg graphite
    Putter: Ping Pal 4 BeCu
    Ball: Bridgestone E6 Soft[/size][/font][/font][/size]
  • FergusonFerguson Members Posts: 5,198 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭
    He could be dealing with personal struggles.
  • IVMIVM Members Posts: 454 ✭✭✭✭
    edited Oct 24, 2018 #26
    I think it could be marriageable problems .
  • MarkFromTheUKMarkFromTheUK Members Posts: 4,639 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭
    I think he had a big insurance payout.
    PXG 0811X Gen2 9deg Driver - AD-GP 7TX
    PXG 0341X Gen2 15deg Fairway - AD-GP 8TX
    PXG 0311X Gen2 1 DI - KBS Prototype Graphite 95X
    PXG 0311X Gen2 3 DI - KBS Prototype Graphite 95X
    PXG 0311T Gen2 4-PW - Dynamic Gold X7
    PXG 0311T Sugar Daddy 51 - Dynamic Gold X7
    PXG 0311T Sugar Daddy 56 - Dynamic Gold X7
    PXG 0311T Zulu 61 - Dynamic Gold X7
    PXG Brandon H - 34.5”
    PXG Operator H - 34.5”
    Toulon Indianapolis - 34.5”
    PXG 50/50 Staff Bag
    Bridgestone Tour B X

    KaBoom Baby!
  • DavePelz4DavePelz4 A golf course in the Chicago area.ClubWRX Posts: 24,971 ClubWRX
    Does he live in South Carolina by any chance? Maybe he has $900,000,000 reasons to take a break.
  • eagle1997eagle1997 Members Posts: 18,111 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭
    Ferguson wrote:


    He could be dealing with personal struggles.






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    dunno which is worse.



    that you make the same type comment over and over, or that i am on WRX so much that i recognized it.



    MAYBE I NEED A SABBATICAL.





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    Cobra F8+ 9.5°
    TEE XCG4 3w 15°
    Cally Steelhead XR 17°
    Cobra BioCell 22°
    Cobra One Length 5-PW
    Bstone J15 50°
    Bstone J15 52°
    Odyssey Black Milled #1
  • A.G. Pennypacker A.G. Pennypacker Members Posts: 489 ✭✭✭✭
    eagle1997 wrote:

    Ferguson wrote:


    He could be dealing with personal struggles.






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    dunno which is worse.



    that you make the same type comment over and over, or that i am on WRX so much that i recognized it.



    MAYBE I NEED A SABBATICAL.





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    Haha awesome.

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