What to do with 30 min of practice time

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I'm new to the forum. I've been golfing on and off since 1993. I have about 4 days per week I can practice for 30 min. and I play 9 holes per week in a league plus 3 to 5 outings a year. I've shot even on the back at my home course and plus 2 on the back. I also balloon to plus 9 at times. What's the best use of 30 minutes of practice/stretch time you know of?

Also, I here's my frugal golfer gear:
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  • JEN36JEN36 Members  16WRX Points: 6Posts: 16 Bunkers
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    Stretching, wedges and putt. My course allows irons only. Work on feel and ball flight.

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  • nitramnitram WestOK, on the South Canadian Riviera Members  5779WRX Points: 452Handicap: -.6Posts: 5,779 Titanium Tees
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    Welcome aboard.

    If you can practice 4 days per week for 30 minutes per I'd break it down to devoting one day for each aspect of the game and finish each with 5-10 minutes putting. For example:

    Day 1: Short game around the green out to 40 yards.

    Day 2: Wedges and short irons (approach shots).

    Day 3: Long irons and hybrids

    Day 4: Driver and fairways.

    Adjust to fit your needs as you may need a day of bunker practice or spend your half hour working solely on hitting it better to 100 yards.

    Good luck

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  • Rosco1216Rosco1216 Members  3143WRX Points: 283Posts: 3,143 Titanium Tees
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    Tough to give you the best use of YOUR time without being familiar with your game and tendencies.

    Personally I would absolutely love this schedule during the work week and play my best when I can just get out there for quick “maintenance” sessions. Try to get loose before getting to the course or doing a quick active warmup on the range for a couple minutes, don’t need much.

    For me, if this were my schedule, I would spend most 3 full days of 30 minutes on the range and then one day chip and putt. My range time would consist of half wedges and work up to fuller wedges and then smooth short irons. I’d only hit couple mid irons, long irons, woods.

    My game is certainly different than most though but when I’m comfortable and “grooving” short irons and wedges, I will stay at the top of my game.

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