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Ok the deal is I had my shoulder fully replaced a year ago. I'm working hard on fixing the bad habits that 6 years of a bad shoulder caused. My miss 4-6 times a round is a push/slice coming from a swing flaw related to the shoulder replacement. In time, I believe I will overcome these faults but till then, I'm hoping to find the best fit for this. I'm driving it 270-300. I'm getting lessons, but my swing is greatly inhibited by the shoulder replacement.

I'm thinking a sim2 D driver?

Any other suggestions. 

 

Sim 10.5 ventus black 7x

PXG 0311x 17 driving iron
G425 5 and 7 woods red ventus 90x

Tsi2 3 wood RDX black x

ram 7 wood x100

PXG 0311xp 5-gw, 0211 G,SW,LW

Cleveland cbx2 wedges x100 52/56/60
2ball
Taylormade tp5x

(Just had a shoulder replaced and I am buying clubs for my fantasy bag).

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3 hours ago, cavemeister said:

Ok the deal is I had my shoulder fully replaced a year ago. I'm working hard on fixing the bad habits that 6 years of a bad shoulder caused. My miss 4-6 times a round is a push/slice coming from a swing flaw related to the shoulder replacement. In time, I believe I will overcome these faults but till then, I'm hoping to find the best fit for this. I'm driving it 270-300. I'm getting lessons, but my swing is greatly inhibited by the shoulder replacement.

I'm thinking a sim2 D driver?

Any other suggestions. 

 


Any of the draw biased drivers, also look at getting a lower loft than you need and then lofting it up to close the face. 

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Shorter playing length and/or lighter swing weight will commonly make it easier to square up and may even help out with getting the path away from the push side. 

Start by trying to choke up 1" and see what happens.

 

Also, keep track of your face impact location and consistency (use foot powder spray, you can not rely just on feel with modern drivers).

 

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6 hours ago, Stuart_G said:

Shorter playing length and/or lighter swing weight will commonly make it easier to square up and may even help out with getting the path away from the push side. 

Start by trying to choke up 1" and see what happens.

 

Also, keep track of your face impact location and consistency (use foot powder spray, you can not rely just on feel with modern drivers).

 

Thank you for the tips. Your advice helps because at the moment my body is finding it hard to make the appropriate moves considering the surgery basically ripped my arm off 1 year ago...and cut out the shoulder joint and put in a new one:) I am happy about it:) That the fix was possible.  Now I just have to work with it....

Sim 10.5 ventus black 7x

PXG 0311x 17 driving iron
G425 5 and 7 woods red ventus 90x

Tsi2 3 wood RDX black x

ram 7 wood x100

PXG 0311xp 5-gw, 0211 G,SW,LW

Cleveland cbx2 wedges x100 52/56/60
2ball
Taylormade tp5x

(Just had a shoulder replaced and I am buying clubs for my fantasy bag).

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1 hour ago, cavemeister said:

Thank you for the tips. Your advice helps because at the moment my body is finding it hard to make the appropriate moves considering the surgery basically ripped my arm off 1 year ago...and cut out the shoulder joint and put in a new one:) I am happy about it:) That the fix was possible.  Now I just have to work with it....

 

I feel for you.  Although not that drastic, I recently went through shoulder surgery as well.  Unfortunately, in my case I can't blame my poor swing on the shoulder problems 😉 only the loss of a lot of swing speed. 

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